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Offline Phillip Dampier

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Chat Room Poll
« on: February 16, 2006, 12:42:14 am »
Someone offered that a chat room feature might make BetterMost a more useful place for people.  There are a few add-on packages that are available that integrate reasonably with this forum software, but before I spend time on it, I'd like to learn if it's a feature useful for users.
« Last Edit: March 07, 2006, 01:25:13 pm by Phillip »
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Offline Phillip Dampier

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Re: Chat Room Poll
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2006, 07:59:29 pm »
I am looking into chat software for the forum.  There are about three packages and they seem to rely on some form of IRC chat.  I'll have John look into the technical matters with it and see about implementing it if it's not too complex.
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Re: Chat Room Poll
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2006, 08:30:42 pm »
Wow....Philip...a chat room would be AWESOME!!   I, for one, am really looking forward to a place where we could all talk!!  Good luck with the project Philip.  Do you EVER get any sleep?   ;)
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Re: Chat Room Poll
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2006, 09:51:37 pm »
Wow....Philip...a chat room would be AWESOME!!   I, for one, am really looking forward to a place where we could all talk!!  Good luck with the project Philip.  Do you EVER get any sleep?   ;)

Yes, especially lately.  But I am being b*tched at because I've let housecleaning duties suffer because I am sitting at the computer writing.  I've also more or less stopped watching television, except for Bill Maher on HBO and a few other shows here and there.
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Re: Chat Room Poll
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2006, 02:35:20 am »

Yes, especially lately.  But I am being b*tched at because I've let housecleaning duties suffer because I am sitting at the computer writing.  I've also more or less stopped watching television, except for Bill Maher on HBO and a few other shows here and there.

LOL....I hear ya!!  If I lived closeby I'd come in and do some 'cleaninup fer ya' ma friend.  <practicing my BBB...Brokeback brogue> But, alas, I have three weeks laundry piling up here myself!!   ;)  Thank you for all you do...Philip!!   :-*
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Re: Chat Room Poll
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2006, 01:11:43 am »
Still just a newbie... but I love the give and take of chat.

But...I must say the current format forces me to be a little more deliberate in my thought and expression, especially with complex topics.  So it's not such a bad thing...

So, consider my yes vote a qualified one.

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Re: Chat Room Poll
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2006, 09:44:20 am »
Great chat yesterday...there were 13 people at one point when I was online. Once we got everyone assigned a colour, it was fairly easy to keep track of the intertwining dialogues. I especially enjoy chatting with newcomers to the board. Try it if you have an extra 15 minutes or so (altho I can easly use up several hours chatting w/o noticing how much time is going by!) Jump in, the water's fine! Just click on the chat button on your toolbar up top.
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Re: Chat Room Poll
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2006, 12:45:47 pm »

Great chat yesterday...there were 13 people at one point when I was online. Once we got everyone assigned a colour, it was fairly easy to keep track of the intertwining dialogues. I especially enjoy chatting with newcomers to the board. Try it if you have an extra 15 minutes or so (altho I can easly use up several hours chatting w/o noticing how much time is going by!) Jump in, the water's fine! Just click on the chat button on your toolbar up top.


Yeah - it was a great time.  Pup tent got too crowded after a while, people poking each other with elbows (I think it was elbows), stepping on toes, etc., so we went out to the campfire.  It was just great!  It's easy to invite other users who are on-line to join you in the chat room, and a great way to get to know each other better. 
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Re: Chat Room Poll
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2006, 09:53:52 am »
Is there a chat room on here yet, and if there is, how do i get in it
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Re: Chat Room Poll
« Reply #9 on: June 29, 2006, 10:40:11 am »
Hi Katie. Just click on the chat icon above (with the lips) and you're in! A box on the right hand side of the screen will tell you if there's anyone else there.
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