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Chatbox?

Discussion in 'Feedback & Suggestions' started by Panomama, 11 Oct 2010.

  1. Panomama

    Panomama I once signed up on uniform dating

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    I think that a small chatbox would be good for this forum, at the bottom of the forums or something out of the way.
    A place for idle chitchat and some quick fire questions so you would not need to make a post over.
    Just a thought.

    Edit: Make the chatbox for people with 200+ posts and 60 day+ membership to talk in it?
     
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  2. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    YES! It would cut down on the spam threads a lot IMO.
     
  3. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    Chats get off topic really fast, it's a good idea but it isn't at the same time
     
  4. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    but its chat, its for off topic stuff.
     
  5. capnPedro

    capnPedro Hacker. Maker. Engineer.

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    Isn't that what the IRC channel is for, though?
     
  6. Ending Credits

    Ending Credits Bunned

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    We have an IRC channel?
     
  7. Guest-16

    Guest-16 Guest

    ^^ This.

    And no chat box because we can't moderate it sorry.
     
  8. Ending Credits

    Ending Credits Bunned

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    Awww, I wouldn't post that many ASCII penises.
     
  9. Guest-16

    Guest-16 Guest

    It's not that (well, it is a bit :p), it's the constant spam that hits our site. You don't see it any more because we validate every single new member and we daily kill about 20-30 accounts. So you can imagine if those had free reign to flood a chat box. :/
     
  10. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    But you'd get you use your ban hammer more, isn't that a good thing in Bindiland (Disneyland's retarded cousin)
     
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  11. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    At the moment the spam gets nuked before you guys have to suffer it, if it's all in a chatbox then there's no point us going to all the trouble of moderating all this lot if they can just copy & paste all the crap into a box.


    Yup, have a look in the FAQ for details. :)
     
  12. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    You can chat in IRC, the forum is for threads.
     
  13. Ending Credits

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    Does anyone actually use the IRC, seems like it would be a bother to go through all the download/setup (don't have an IRC client currently) to find an absolute ghost town.
     
  14. Panomama

    Panomama I once signed up on uniform dating

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    Make the chatbox for people with 200+ posts and 60 day+ membership to talk in it?
     
  15. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Not as many use it these days as there were a few years ago, but there're still a good group on there most of the time. I'd encourage anyone who's thinking of doing it to give it a go. :)
     
  16. bulldogjeff

    bulldogjeff The modding head is firmly back on.

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    Where is this IRC thing that I have absolutely no knowledge of?

    More to the point what is it...?

    Or do I just know it as some thing else..Confused

    Edit: Ignore me just seen that it's in the FAQ's:duh:
     
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  17. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    Maybe there could be a nice IRC client built into the forums with a link on top. Then there may be more people using it.


    If not, then why NOT have a chat box?
     
  18. bigkingfun

    bigkingfun Tinkering addict

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    Where is the FAQ?
    I could not find it.
     
  19. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Scroll to the top of the page, look next to the link for UserCP. :)
     
  20. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    UserCheesePizza
     

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