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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


Jul
25
revised Is the SE “new privilege” notification message a sentence?
copied an actual new priv message in to ensure that the dash is authentic
Oct
30
revised “Welcome to Q&A for …” or “Welcome to a Q&A site for …”?
Markdown doesn't work in titles
Feb
4
revised What is the best way to track down the origin and grammar of this quote?
fixed grammar error in title by rewording it
Jan
29
revised What does “BlackBerry-ing during a gorgeous party” mean?
linked to article, removed unnecessary and/or incorrect sections, fixed grammar
Aug
6
revised How much punctuation is appropriate when ending a sentence with a full-sentence quotation?
capitalized "do"