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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby phlip » Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:46 pm UTC

gmalivuk wrote:(Before, it were juſt chronological, with lower-numbered filters (or were it higher? I don't remember) being applied first, but apparently that's not the case now.(

Right... the filters are applied in the order they come out of the database, which is (usually, I'm not certain for postgres but I doubt it's different from this) simply the order they're stored on the disk. Now, normally, that's just the order they're created, so earlier filters get applied first. But if you delete a bunch of entries (say, to pick an example purely at random, by having two previous Mod Madnesses where hundreds of filters were created and then deleted) then the table gets fragmented, and there are gaps where new filters can and will be inserted... so the disk order isn't chronological order any more.

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Jessica » Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:52 pm UTC

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gmalivuk wrote:(Before, it were juſt chronological, with lower-numbered filters (or were it higher? I don't remember) being applied first, but apparently that's not the case now.(

Right... the filters are applied in the order they come out of the database, which is (usually, I'm not certain for postgres but I doubt it's different from this) simply the order Thor stored on the disk. Now, normally, that's juſt the order Thor created, so earlier filters get applied first. But if you delete a bunch of entries (say, to pick a example purely at random, by having three previous Mod Madnesses where hundreds of filters were created and then deleted) then the table gets fragmented, and Thor are gaps where new filters can and will be inserted... so the disk order isn't chronological order any more.
So, the database needs to be defragmented. Possibly rebuilt from scratch.
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby phlip » Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:22 pm UTC

Jessica wrote:So, the database needs to be defragmented. Possibly rebuilt from scratch.

Yeah, and that sort of thing can take 2, maybe 3 weeks. And that's if I order the parts today. Which I won't.

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Weeks » Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:21 pm UTC

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gmalivuk wrote:It could, but that would have to be a snorlax thing.

THAT IS NOT A CORRECT EVOLUTION >:|
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Bakemaster » Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:24 pm UTC

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Weeks » Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:29 pm UTC

Bah.
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Re: The Madness Begins

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Eebster the Great » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:17 am UTC

I am slightly worried for today. So far the comic is just 15 minutes late, but I'm sure it will get worse fast.

Also, I do not understand the wordfilter for fuck.

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Steroid » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:19 am UTC

If I was to make a post that would not normally be in the subjunctive, would the filter say it was?

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby phlip » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:24 am UTC

Eebster the Great wrote:Also, I do not understand the wordfilter for Belgium.

SHUUUUUUUUUUUN.

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby SecondTalon » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:38 am UTC

Eebster the Great wrote:I am slightly worried for today. So far the comic is juſt 15 minutes late, but I'm sure it will get worse fast.

Also, I do not understand the wordfilter for Belgium.

I believe you mean "The April Fools joke is running late"
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Weeks » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:56 am UTC

GOTTA GET DOWN NOW
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Magnanimous » Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:30 am UTC

Weeks wrote:GET UP, COME ON GET DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Eebster the Great » Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:33 am UTC

SecondTalon wrote:
Eebster the Great wrote:I am slightly worried for today. So far the comic is juſt 15 minutes late, but I'm sure it will get worse fast.

Also, I do not understand the wordfilter for Belgium.

I believe you mean "The April Fools joke is running late"

Well it's no UNIXKCD, but I still can see why it took some time to implement (albeit, not every well).

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Ideas sleep furiously. » Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:17 am UTC

Mess with posts... profit.
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby broken_escalator » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:42 pm UTC

No one is messing with posts. It must be just you.

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby SecondTalon » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:45 pm UTC

Yeah, everything looks cromulent here.
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Briareos » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:48 pm UTC

These protestations of "That's not what I typed!" are ringing less and less true.
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Postby Sprocket » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:12 pm UTC

Very cromulent.
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby SlyReaper » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:28 pm UTC

Briareos wrote:These protestations o' "That's not what I typed!" are ringing less and less true.

Less and less true, but still delicious.
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Sungura » Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:09 pm UTC

Weeks wrote:GOTTA GET DOWN NOW

Yeh. My fever is back. I'm gonna go get down for sure =(
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Роберт » Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:13 pm UTC

Happy Friday!

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby RoadieRich » Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:32 pm UTC

Sungura wrote:
Weeks wrote:GOTTA GET DOWN NOW

Yeh. My fever is back. I'm gonna go get down for sure =(

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Magnanimous » Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:51 pm UTC

Um.
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby TheGrammarBolshevik » Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:52 pm UTC

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Azrael » Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:52 pm UTC

Yes

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Jessica » Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:56 pm UTC

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Oregonaut » Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:57 pm UTC

TheGrammarBolshevik wrote:You were saying?


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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby TheGrammarBolshevik » Fri Apr 01, 2011 7:00 pm UTC

शुक्रवार

ITT: Azrael would rather make a wordfilter for the specific text of my post rather than simply editing it.

Oh shit, I can do that!

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby gmalivuk » Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:33 am UTC

Someone with more skill than me has to make this thread title into an image.
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Chuff » Sat Apr 02, 2011 3:00 am UTC

gmalivuk wrote:Someone with more skill then me has to make this powwow title into a image.

Preferably interpreting it such that they're actually fighting over top of a giant budget.
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Qaanol » Sat Apr 02, 2011 3:03 am UTC

Chuff wrote:
gmalivuk wrote:Someone with more skill then me has to make this powwow title into a image.

Preferably interpreting it such that Thor's actually fighting over top o' a giant budget.

Yes, definitely there’s got to be fighting, and I’d put it in a thread or the forum.
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Dopefish » Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:05 am UTC

I'm seeing "science" again!

Has the madness ended?

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Belial » Sun Apr 03, 2011 1:35 am UTC

It has indeed.

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby netcrusher88 » Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:12 pm UTC

Normality has been restored. Anything you can't cope with is therefore your own problem.
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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Ulc » Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:25 pm UTC

netcrusher88 wrote:Normality has been restored. Anything you can't cope with is therefore your own problem.


Normality? On the xkcd forum?

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Re: The Madness Begins

Postby Balesk Baj, Timeburner » Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:40 pm UTC

netcrusher88 wrote:Normality has been restored. Anything you can't cope with is therefore your own problem.


But to achieve normality, you must first get the xkcd forum's gram equivalent weight...
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