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The automated Stack Exchange / Feeds user is now participating in chat

They're not only participating, but instead invading... Spamming with links to this thread... We're doomed! Fixed, but translate: no longer works. RIP Feeds User, 26 Aug 2014 12:32 PM Please all ...
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The automated Stack Exchange / Feeds user is now participating in chat

If you mean this one: The important thing there is the deleted message immediately before it, which was: translate: H4XX0RD! So, try typing: translate: チャットは今翻訳をサポートします。 The "post a translate ...
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HNQ RSS feed stopped updating

First, for all website admins using sites with output caching: If you use [OutputCache], DO NOT UPGRADE TO .NET 4.6.2 Details: Unfortunately, this was far larger than your feed and we're still ...
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Why was the feeds user renamed to "Check for incoherent ramblings and crackpotism"?

This was likely a moderator editing its display name. Our (being myself and another mod on TL) best guess, unless someone explains themselves, is just that someone was trying to set up a feed in a ...
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How can I add Hot Network Questions (HNQ) to a chat room feed?

There is no such standard functionality on the site. You would need a server side implementation that responds to the Feeds bots requests and produce an RSS feed from the Hot Network Questions list. I'...
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I want to see all my Stack Exchange linked deleted questions

Im just wondering why my codegolf account was killed I even contributed a game concept tiny.cc/ZeVeRoH all history deleted on that site. You did not contribute a game concept, you spammed the main ...
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Chat feed that posts links to new questions/answers by users **in the room**

I'd not like to see this option getting implemented. Against: ◉ It is not practical. Feeds of any kind will consume transcript space, and therefore randomly interrupt conversations, if any. This will ...
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Stack exchange podcast feed gone?

The canonical URL for the podcast feed is now: https://blog.stackoverflow.com/feed/podcast/ 301 redirects have now been set up from old feed URLs to the new canonical one, so subscriptions should ...
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Do messages from feeds prevent freezing/deleting a chat room?

So I am pretty confident that the messages from feeds do not count for the purposes of chatroom pruning. You are correct. Messages from system users (those with negative user IDs) are ignored for ...
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RSS feed of your favorite tags

I don't know why it is so hard to add an RSS feed based on tags. I couldn't seem to follow @Jeff's directions and it seemed like too much trouble to run a script. However, taking a clue from @mrucci's ...
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We need Captain Obvious back

What I can't do is assign the feed back to user -263, the "original" Captain Obvious. What I can do is create a new feeds user, -786, and copy Captain Obvious' name and avatar across to it. So I've ...
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Chat rooms are not receiving question feeds

The scheduler was not running properly for chat.se - we gave it a kick, so it should be fine now.
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How to follow Stack Overflow blog?

https://stackoverflow.blog/feed/ is the canonical feed for all posts on the blog. Missing posts on that feed is a bug.
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Feeds are no longer posted in chat

I merged a chat PR earlier that added a couple new checks on room properties when creating a new message. And apparently a room can be null at that point. How? Why? Nobody knows, but null reference ...
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Why is the recent questions feed showing code?

Yes, this is intentional. This is an Atom feed (also mistakenly called RSS feed - that's actually a different protocol, but it's using the same icon) and if you have an appropriate program/app (a so-...
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Why can't we add this blog feed into our chat?

Fixed as of chat build 309 (already deployed as of current writing).
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What determines whether a feed item becomes a post onebox in chat?

The difference is that one has a QUESTIONS link that points to a question <link rel="alternate" href="http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/287407" /> while the other one <link rel="...
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The RSS feed for the Podcasts no longer include the media elements required by Podcast apps

The podcast feed was an unforeseen casualty when the blog was updated to its shiny new iteration. Now that six to eight weeks have passed, the issue has been fixed and your podcast player should ...
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How to create RSS feed for certain Stack Exchange site

If I understood you correctly, the feed link is located in the bottom of the page. For Buddhism.SE it would be https://buddhism.stackexchange.com/feeds and for Academia.SE it would be https://academia....
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Why doesn't this feed for featured questions work?

This is kinda complicated - there are two parts to it: one is what chat does with feeds and the second is how bounties work and how question feeds work. On the chat side - chat remembers the time it ...
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A follow feed feature?

SE is not Twitter. If you want to follow a user for his useful contributions in a tag, subscribe to the RSS feed of the user (change the ID in the URL). Enabling users to follow another user removes ...
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User RSS feed is terribly localized

Some translations were missing, and the user name was never appearing in the "Comment by" section due to a bug. Fixed.
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Why do I get multi-year-old questions in my feed?

Sigh; yes, that's probably me; I've disabled the smoke-test server related to this while I investigate. Almost certainly the same bug as this, manifesting in a slightly different way. Both look very-...
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Full-form links to answers are no longer oneboxed in chat

A little while ago, the style for a full-form link to an answer changed from: https://site/questions/question-id/question-title/answer-id#answer-id to: https://site/questions/question-id/question-...
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How can I create an RSS feed for a specific question?

It is the correct link: https://meta.stackexchange.com/feeds/question/328187 The RSS URL is shown under the Hot Network Questions widget on each Q&A page:
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How can I get the RSS-feed to post from YouTube into a chatroom?

Use the channel feed A link to the channel feed is in the source code for the channel page even though it doesn't appear on the website. It has the form http://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?...
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