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Idea for Chat room

12-15-2008, 03:19 PM
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Idea for Chat room

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Last edited by The Game Reaper; 12-15-2008 at 03:26 PM. Reason: annoying the moderater
12-15-2008, 03:21 PM
#2
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Are you trying to make my new position harder?

12-15-2008, 03:24 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wastedyuthe View Post
Are you trying to make my new position harder?
So sorry!
I never thought of the implications!

Life Is Too Short To Be Wordy
12-15-2008, 03:32 PM
#4
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Don't apologise. I know what you are saying. It would be nice to be able to IM the regulars here. I just think it would be very hard to keep the conversation under control.
12-15-2008, 03:50 PM
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Wastedyuthe, I've seen a lot of forums with Chat Rooms, Heck, even some of the forums I work on have them. Generally there's no way of moderating them. I mean yes, you can hire Chat Room Mods, but unless you've got one or two for each time zone, you'll never have full coverage. 80% of the forums I work on don't have any problems with the chat rooms. So long as there are strict rules, and anyone breaking them is banned.
12-15-2008, 04:02 PM
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Fair point Thoreo.
12-15-2008, 04:10 PM
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Another thought came to my mind:

If a chat was installed, especially if it was IRC Based, I've seen a system once that upon a user saying a certain number of "Black Listed Words" it would kick or ban them. That could work couldn't it?
12-16-2008, 09:37 AM
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A "live" chat room would be pretty interesting. Imagine the live banter going on about games etc. You can pm others personally or just chat on the main screen. But, I see that it could be total chaos if everyone wanna have their say!

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12-16-2008, 02:18 PM
#9
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Those things are always a great idea, but no one ever uses them. The problem is no 2 people are ever in there. Might as well just get everyone's AIM or something and that way, you can block out the undesirables