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Charcoal HQ

Where smoke is detected, diamonds are made, and we break things by developing on production. This room is for Charcoal, a volunteer organization focused on detecting and eliminating spam and rude/abusive posts on all SE sites. 220k true positives and counting. For more information, see Handy links:;
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A side expansion of the SOBotics project to the SE network. Follow us @SOBotics on twitter. | Github: | Redunda: | Channel:
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Where you can play with chat features (except flagging) and chatbots without upsetting anyone.
4h ago – des54321
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A room for Makyen to do some testing.
7h ago – Maktest
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The Terminal

For anyone who is passionate about international communities.
11h ago – SmokeDetector
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Where the trash goes.
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 Hot Network Questions

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 Socket Science

For Charcoal projects' use as a direct communication channel.
4d ago – Generic Bot
Generic Bot: 4d ago, 225 posts (0%)

metasmoke (a Charcoal subsidiary)

For low-intensity discussion which probably cannot be sustained in Charcoal HQ
5d ago – Makyen
Makyen: 5d ago, 64 posts (21%)

The Assembly

You know those boring town council meetings you never attend? This is like that: if you don't speak up, you don't complain you weren't heard.
11d ago – Martin Sleziak
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Chat feedback

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