biweekly chat?

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Michael Smoker
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biweekly chat?

Postby Michael Smoker » Thu Dec 30, 2010 10:35 am

Would something like a scheduled biweekly live chat work for this forum? I know one other slow forum (not on ace issues) where a biweekly chat is quite successful.

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Re: biweekly chat?

Postby KAGU143 » Thu Dec 30, 2010 3:13 pm

Interesting question, Michael.
I will ask Kæth about it tonight. I don't know if it would get any traffic since this site is still so slow, but if it isn't too much hassle it might be an interesting addition.

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Re: biweekly chat?

Postby Dargon » Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:55 pm

It might be interesting, and I might show up, but I tend to be rather quite in real-time chat. Topics move too quickly and I take too much time to formulate responses.

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Re: biweekly chat?

Postby Joe of Loath » Fri Dec 31, 2010 8:11 am

From experience on the yadaforum, the hard part is finding a decent chat client. We have a little shoutbox, but it only allows 60 posts an hour.

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Re: biweekly chat?

Postby Dargon » Fri Dec 31, 2010 12:11 pm

When it comes to clients, I know little about built-in clients, but if we used an off-site client, downloadable or web-based, there are plenty of options there. My alliance in a browser based game uses chatzy for war coordination, for example.

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Re: biweekly chat?

Postby fridayoak » Sat Jan 01, 2011 5:23 am

Is biweekly twice a week or once every 2 weeks? I might join in if it was the latter but unlikely to keep up if the former. In general I don't use chat features, for all sorts of reasons.

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Re: biweekly chat?

Postby Michael Smoker » Sun Jan 02, 2011 2:11 am

Oops. Normally, biweekly=twice a week, but what I meant was once every two weeks.

I thought that a scheduled chat would be a good thing for a board that has light traffic, so people who want to talk in real time can do it occasionally. Unscheduled chat tends to work only when there is a large number of users.

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Re: biweekly chat?

Postby Michael Smoker » Mon Jan 03, 2011 8:00 am

Just bumping this thread until we can receive news from management.

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