I'm an elected moderator on Science Fiction and Fantasy and moderator pro tempore on The Great Outdoors and Puzzling, and I'm also active on several other SE sites.

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Apr
28
comment What Houses was the Sorting Hat deliberating between for Minerva McGonagall's sorting?
Did you read the very next sentence? "The former caused the hat to agonise for five and a half minutes as to whether Minerva ought to go to Ravenclaw or Gryffindor."
Apr
28
awarded Yearling
Apr
28
awarded Yearling
Apr
25
revised Why was Slytherin giving James Potter a standing ovation?
edited tags
Apr
25
revised Why was Slytherin giving James Potter a standing ovation?
edited tags
Apr
23
awarded Popular Question
Apr
22
awarded Nice Answer
Apr
21
comment Must a physical Patronus charm take the form of an animal?
Do giants count? Pretty sure there's a canon instance of a giant patronus.
Apr
20
awarded Good Answer
Apr
19
comment Using grep with a pattern that contains a variable to be expanded
Can the variable only match the end of the string? If so, you could use grep's -F option. You just can't specify "at the end" with that.
Apr
19
awarded Nice Question
Apr
18
comment Which archery sports are on-topic on TGO?
Archery tag? That sounds... painful.
Apr
18
revised How do Basilisk eyes actually work?
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Apr
15
comment Flags on a 'possible duplicate' comment remain after the comment is automatically deleted
On the other hand, if someone posts the same rude/offensive comment a bunch of times, I wouldn't want flags on that being auto-dismissed.
Apr
15
answered Another purely technical question: How to put a picture directly into a Q or an A?
Apr
15
awarded Nice Answer
Apr
13
comment The Present Perfect Progressive with the modal verb "must."
3) No, it's "for two hours already."
Apr
11
comment What are all the names, nicknames, epithets, titles, and pronouns used to refer to Voldemort?
Pronouns? You really want "the origin" of "he," "him," and "his"?
Apr
11
awarded Teacher
Apr
7
revised What is the basis for sorting unanswered [story-identification] questions?
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