balpha

Berlin, Germany

balpha.de

Age: 34

My name is Benjamin Dumke-von der Ehe. I am Stack Overflow Valued Associate #00007, which is just a confusing way of saying that I work as a developer for Stack Exchange.

I am @balpha on Twitter. My blog's "about" page explains the origin of my user name.

I am the creator of Unicornify, the service that gives you these lovable creatures:

I also created Lyfe, a small library adding yield-based generators to JavaScript, and Not a Real Question, a little game that's played with data from various Stack Exchange sites.

I sometimes have a strange sense of humor, but I also like to explain things I fix, break, care about, or come up with.

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revised Does the API support viewing user's voting activity?
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awarded Nice Answer
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comment Why is it wrong to use "(removed)" meme?
Doing it once is a nod to a meme. Doing it 10 times is simply annoying people (and it doesn't actually matter wether it's "(removed)" or something else). You've been asked before by a moderator to stop doing it and you decided to ignore that hint, and thus you got a stronger message this time. You'll be able to chat again in 10 hours without any grudges held, but please stop getting on people's nerves.
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comment In the Sandbox for some reason the master-chat.js produces an error on loading
@rene http://about:blank//ascriptalert(hello);/scripta.jpg
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awarded Revival
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comment In the Sandbox for some reason the master-chat.js produces an error on loading
@ShadowWizard twitter.com/kevinmontrose/status/572573906537713664
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revised In the Sandbox for some reason the master-chat.js produces an error on loading
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comment In the Sandbox for some reason the master-chat.js produces an error on loading
@rene The workaround is being deployed right now.
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comment In the Sandbox for some reason the master-chat.js produces an error on loading
@MatthewHaugen The windowClosing thing was just a side effect of the fact that the underlying issue with the broken image interrupted the initialization of the JavaScript.
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answered In the Sandbox for some reason the master-chat.js produces an error on loading
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revised Meaningless ability to edit deleted chat messages
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answered Meaningless ability to edit deleted chat messages
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revised You can edit deleted messages in mobile chat
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answered You can edit deleted messages in mobile chat
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comment Is http://stackexchange.com/ down ?
Just to update: Yes, it was down for some users. Should be good for now; we're still investigating the root cause.
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revised Different user on chat than the main site
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answered Different user on chat than the main site
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awarded Autobiographer
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