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In a party, there were many puzzlers. Some of these were:

  1. A japanese hacker

  2. An infinite loop

  3. A novice programmer

  4. Two magic words

  5. An exclusive gate

  6. A pokémon

  7. A second derivative

  8. A navigator

  9. A man in search of a pseudonym

  10. A king named Rames

  11. An artificial ghoul from japan

  12. The only true fanatic

  13. A gamer expressing sudden pain

  14. A pixelated Joe

  15. A black bear

  16. A stylish logician

  17. The FSM

  18. The most prolific writer

  19. A Cyclic postdoc mathematician of order 4

  20. A person from the land of Rampart

  21. Mr K, happy to update his software

  22. One that is too slim to be seen from afar

  23. A sunflower

  24. A winged tiger who rules

  25. A cat with an evil smile

  26. An unusual atmospheric phenomenon

  27. A Java developer who considers things

  28. A man from the Kiasyd bloodline

  29. An aircraft concerned about privacy

  30. An iOS dev with "pretty cool" apps

Beyond these famous ones mentioned, there are many, many more.

In fact, you may be in the party too. Can you figure out who was each person in this list?

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    $\begingroup$ Aww, you made my clue too easy. But I'm cool with that. $\endgroup$
    – Kingrames
    Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 13:27

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The names you list, are people that appear on the top users page for this month.

A japanese hacker

Hackiisan

An infinite loop

GOTO 0

A novice programmer

CodeNewbie

Two magic words

squeamish ossifrage

An exclusive gate

xnor

A pokémon

Bailey M

A second derivative

f'' (thanks to dmg)

A navigator

Nautilus

A man in search of a pseudonym

NeedAName

A king named Rames

Kingrames

An artificial ghoul

Anachor

The only true fanatic

IanMacdonald (he's 'on top' - but just for the month.. not all time)

A gamer expressing sudden pain

gamow

A pixelated Joe

Joe Z (pixels in avatar icon)

A black bear

Thomas Pornin

A stylish logician

LogicianWithAHat

The FSM

Ben Frankel (has the 'Flying Spaghetti Monster' as display picture)

The most prolific writer

James Webster (very elaborate profile...)

A Cyclic postdoc mathematician of order 4

Julian Rosen

A person from the land of Rampart

Roland

Mr K, happy to update his software

Gordon K

One that is too slim to be seen from afar

Sleafar

A sunflower

alexmc

The powerful master of us all

Emrakul (as moderator?)

A cat with an evil smile

psmears

An unusual atmospheric phenomenon

GentlePurpleRain

Java developer who considers things

dennisdeems

A man from the Kiasyd bloodline

Marconius

An aircraft concerned about privacy

Jet

An iOS dev with "pretty cool" apps

Luke (thanks to dmg)

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  • $\begingroup$ second derivative is f" $\endgroup$
    – dmg
    Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 7:33
  • $\begingroup$ Why is Marconius a navigator? $\endgroup$
    – MathET
    Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 7:33
  • $\begingroup$ And the last one is "Luke" according to his profile. $\endgroup$
    – dmg
    Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 7:34
  • $\begingroup$ As for marconius - I was referencing Marconi, but he wasn't really a navigator I guess. I'll correct if I find a better match. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 7:37
  • $\begingroup$ Corrected 'Ditto' for the pokemon, seemed a better fit. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 18, 2015 at 7:43

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