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Community Manager at Stack Exchange since August 2013. Due to the volume of mail I get, if you send me a message — pops@(either stackoverflow or stackexchange).com — you actually will* get a personal reply!

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Joel: I have all these opinions ... and no outlet for them!
Josh: Have you tried yelling them at the Internet?
Joel: Almost exclusively! And yet problems still persist!

-"The Grand Opining", HijiNKS ENSUE, by Joel Watson


"On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' ... I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question."

-Charles Babbage


Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law.

-Douglas Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid


May
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answered What's a word for someone who recruits new members and reminds people to take part in events?
May
2
answered Word meaning a place contains a lot of a certain type of people
Jul
25
asked Is the SE “new privilege” notification message a sentence?
Jan
4
asked When a dagger is used to indicate a note, must it come after an asterisk?
Oct
27
asked What is the term for police officers in command positions?
Oct
27
answered “For a long time” vs “in a long time”
Apr
7
asked How is “e.g.” pluralized?
Mar
8
asked How should wireless technology names be hyphenated and capitalized?
Feb
4
asked When a sentence uses an optional plural, should the rest of the sentence treat it as singular or plural?
Jan
27
asked What is the demonym for Norfolk, Virginia?
Jan
26
answered Is “What is bounty?” grammatically correct?
Sep
4
asked How many spaces should come after a period/full stop?
Aug
28
asked “Dear Sir or Madam” versus “To whom it may concern”
Aug
15
asked What part of speech is “on” in “on fire”?
Aug
6
asked How much punctuation is appropriate when ending a sentence with a full-sentence quotation?
Aug
6
answered When to use “that” and when to use “which”?
Aug
6
answered When is it appropriate to end a sentence in a preposition?
Aug
5
asked How does the phrase “used to” work, grammatically?
Aug
5
asked When should “into” be used rather than “in to,” and vice versa?