@botb_battles twitter bot not announcing some OHBs
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Level 11 Chipist
post #90412 :: 2017.09.11 4:34pm
yeah I didn't get these alerts either. it's a shame because two of them were when I was bored and doing absolutely nothing : (
Level 27 Hostist
post #90429 :: 2017.09.11 10:30pm
  sleeparrow, xterm, Jangler and Savestate liēkd this
Looks like I was only truncating text going to the main twitter account. This should be fixed now.
Level 22 Chipist
post #90553 :: 2017.09.16 10:15pm
  chinanewyr, Jangler and Savestate liēkd this

This one didnt make it to the @botb_battles account today, but normal botb account got it.
Level 22 Chipist
post #90769 :: 2017.09.25 7:54am
  Jangler liēkd this

This one didn't get picked up by the botb_battles account either.
Maybe something specific to AllGear? Or maybe non-letter/number characters. (I obviously have no idea what I'm talking about, have you seen how bad my website is?)

Juzt tryin' 2 halp!
Level 27 Hostist
post #90773 :: 2017.09.25 9:22am :: edit 2017.09.25 1:23pm
  Savestate liēkd this
I'm not really sure what's going wrong here. Tweet max length is 140 characters and a URL counts as a max of 27 characters. I'm also pretty sure not all messages on the main account get tweeted out either (like level ups and badges earned). Probably the best next step is to record Twitter's responses when BotB hits the API.
Level 27 Hostist
post #90827 :: 2017.09.27 9:16am
  VinCMG, tfx, Savestate, Jangler and ViLXDRYAD liēkd this
...and now, after liek 11years, twitter has doubled the max length of a tweet?!?!
Level 22 Chipist
post #90831 :: 2017.09.27 3:52pm
  VinCMG, raphaelgoulart, Baron Knoxburry, Savestate, Jangler and Sinc-X liēkd this
They did that because they were sick of missing AllGears
Level 22 Chipist
post #90944 :: 2017.10.02 2:30pm
  Savestate and puke7 liēkd this
Reporting back to my FAVORITE thread (other than my format proposal that I revisit and cry about from time to time) I think it's definitely the length of titles.

whore tit/angry german botber = okay
botb playing the piano part deux = not okay


Let's have OHBs with titles of increasing character counts every hour until we hit the point at which @botb_battles will stop tweeting them out, as an experiment. As you all know, there are 24 hours in the day an-

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