Questions tagged [chat]

for questions regarding Arqade & Stack Exchange's chat system, or moderation surrounding particular chat rooms.

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A proposed change to the This is Fine news policy

Yesterday, a bit of an argument formed in The Bridge after a moderator moved a set of posts mentioning a fidget spinner to This Is Fine, citing the "Horrific news belongs in This is Fine" rule. During ...
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This Is Fine is fine

Last week, we made a new chat room (This Is Fine) to house political and news discussion, and encouraged all such discussion to take place there rather than in our regularly scheduled chat room (The ...
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Moderation chat room

Can we create a moderation chat room, similar to Superuser's "Ask a Super User Moderator" room? Reaching Arqade moderators (searching for deleted questions, problematic users, editing tags etc.) isn't ...
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Cant zoom back in chat

I'm stuck in a zoom out mode of the chat. How can I fix that? It happened when I went to the full, desktop site and then went back in mobile mode I even deleted my cache/cookies, but it is still ...
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Can I just create a chat room like that?

I was thinking about creating a chatroom for a specific game (For Honor) but I'm not sure if I'm allowed to do so. We do have some rooms that are game-specific but usually for more popular games. My ...
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Create a chat room for the posts that don't fit the Q & A guidelines

It seems quite clear that the arqade site is not a forum and after looking at posts by new users it seems that quite a few of them do not know this and try to treat it as such. I was wondering if ...
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How do I participate in chat?

I have enough reputation to participate in chat, and I have a feeling that there's a button somewhere, but I just can't find anything
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Are we interested in getting spam reports to our chatroom?

Over at Charcoal HQ, we run a headless chatbot called SmokeDetector which detects spam or offensive questions and answers from across the entire SE network. It posts all spam reports to the Charcoal ...
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What warranted this 24 hour chat ban?

I got into an argument with @LessPop in the Bridge, here. It got a little heated, and ended up with me being told off, and I called him a dick. Perhaps that wasn't the best response to that, I admit....
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Unable to chat in The Bridge

When I try to chat in The Bridge it says I can't because I've been suspended from the Stack Exchange main network for 359 days. However, if that were the case how come I can post this? Also, I'm ...
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Question feeds seem to be broken

Sepia Lazers, Lazers, and Athena have all seemed to stop posting new questions in the chat room. Is this due to the change to Fastly, or do they just need to be reconfigured again or something? If so ...
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Google phrase to get to 'The Bridge'

What can I type into Google in order to receive a link to 'The Bridge' as one of the first few results? 'Arqade the bridge' doesn't even give the link to the chat in the first two pages. 'arqade the ...
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Arqade chat unable to login

I was trying to go and chat with people on Arqade, but I went to a chat room (Summoner's Rift) and it said you need to be logged in to chat, I pressed login and got to the auto login page, waited for ~...
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Flags in different chatrooms

I recently noticed that I get notifications about flags from chatrooms where I'm not a room owner. Now I'm not sure about whether this is intended or not but I feel like it doesn't really make any ...
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Reputation point in chat room different than actual reputation on Arqade

So, when I speak in a chat room, or look at my profile through a chat room, I see that I have more reputation points than I actually own on Arqade. How is it possible? Are the reputation points in ...
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Have links to items on Steam posted in chat expand like Wikipedia links do

When posting a link in chat, some websites will expand the link into details from the destination. Examples of links that do this are site such as: Youtube Wikipedia xkcd Stack Exchange sites For ...
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Chat user list is jumping a line

I looked at the user list while in the chat and noticed there were 2 lines with 1 user on each. The 3rd lin contains user @TrentHawkins while the 4th line only has @hwlau. Additionally, the entire ...
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Summoners Rift chatroom

I recently saw that there is a currently frozen room on this site mainly made for League of Legends discussions and I'm asking myself whether or not it would be possible (and a good idea) of reopening ...
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Chatbans getting way out of hand

I was chatbanned once more today. In my opinion it was an overreaction from the mod. In fact i believe that the mod did not even know what i was referring to. This was posted and I referred to that ...
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Chat is saying I need 20 rep

When I enter a lobby it says I need 20 reputation but I have 21 reputation what should I do? I tried logging in and out but it failed. I really want to talk with James and da peach please help.
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Is it possible to 'Subscribe' to a chat room and receive a notification on activity?

Some of the less busy chatrooms may not receive messages for a few days. To save people 'checking in' every couple of hours, it'd be nice to be able to subscribe to particular rooms, and receive a ...
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Chat onebox tag overflow

If I post a user profile with too many tags, it looks awful:
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Chat user display overflows wrongly

Pretty serious bug in chat today, when the 32nd person joined the room, their avatar appeared in a strange place: I don't think I can continue to use chat until this is fixed.
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What triggers the “continue in chat” prompt?

I noticed on a recent question of mine that after I and another user discussed something in the comments a prompt (below the comments) came up saying something like "Please keep comments to a minimum, ...
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Let's be nice to each other

As a moderator, I'm often staring at a list of the most offensive content currently available on the site. I keep seeing certain patterns emerge, and I think these patterns are potentially dangerous. ...
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Onebox Twitch.tv links (both streams and archives) in chat

I'd love to see links to Twitch TV oneboxed in chat for both streams and archives. So for the following link (Daigo vs. Xian at PAX): http://www.twitch.tv/madcatz/b/453563519?t=2h32m20s In chat, we ...
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How can you create a chat gallery to talk one-on-one with another person?

How can you get to talk with another person you're having a problem with? This is to solve the problem of course and also to make sure there isn't any unnecessary down voting on random questions and ...
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Should I be banned from chat by a moderator from another Stack Exchange site?

So, I've just been banned by a non-gaming mod for stating something in chat that wasn't flagged, which was along the lines of: "being @ChrisHatez should be a bannable offense.", in a playful string of ...
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Can we unban GnomeSlice from chat.SE?

It has been many months since GnomeSlice was able to post in chat. This post isn't to discuss the why or the how that lead up to him getting banned, it is a request for the other half of his ban to be ...
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Tooltip for flagging messages is wrong

Not that I was actually going to flag it...but: Note: My mouse was over "flag as spam/offensive". I don't think that's the same as "click to star".
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Your account has been automatically suspended for posting inappropriate content [closed]

OrigamiRobot has been repeatedly harassing me the past few months. Everytime I join chat, to talk about anything, he will constantly harass me by quoting something I said a long time ago. Even ...
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Is it appropriate to put the Bridge on a timeout in order to stop an argument?

The topic of discussion in the chatroom is VERY OFTEN not one of the topics listed in the room description. I can see how Arda was being a little difficult to talk to, but what the hell, you don't ...
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Did Lazers get lazered?

Usually chat has our ever ubiquitous Lazers to keep us up to date on the newest questions that have been asked. As far as I can find, this is our last message from our mothership weapon of doom. ...
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Links to mobile.twitter URL's don't Onebox in chat

URL links to tweets embed nicely in a nice chat onebox that provides the text of the tweet. It's awesome. But when the URL is for twitters mobile site, such as https://mobile.twitter.com/...
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Questions Show a Mutated Logo in Chat

When a question is posted in chat, it shows an icon for the parent network site in the top right corner. Since the new design and icon for gaming were published, ours appears to have been hit by ...
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chat.arqade.com gives a 404 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: blog.arqade.com doesn't redirect to our blog Not Found HTTP Error 404. The requested question is not found.
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Can We Use the Old Chat Theme?

You may have noticed that the new site theme has been published. Now, before the update, we had (in my opinion) one of the best looking, cleanest, easiest to read chatroom themes of any site on the ...
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The sidebar appears to be under attack by a merciless, giant, mutant Gravatar

OH GOD IT'S ALREADY CONSUMED TIM AND IT'S COMING FOR ME WHAT DO I DO? Mouseover tooltip indicates that it belongs to AHSteele, and this is occurring to me using Safari 5.1.5 under OS X 10.7
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Can't we all just get along?

I'm not sure if you guys are aware, but whenever someone flags something in The Bridge, that flag is shown to all moderators and all 10k users across the network. 9 times out of 10 there is nothing ...
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Better Notifications for Suspended Users in Chat

your account has been automatically suspended for posting inappropriate content This is a pretty vague message, and to be honest I have absolutely no idea what I was just suspended for. It would be ...
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All hands, please report to The Bridge

Can you guess which of these is the official, general discussion chatroom for Gaming.stackexchange? This is the view new users have the first time they click the "Chat" button from the main site. ...
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Main chat feeds double-post Skyrim/MW3 questions

Someone, probably in retribution for me complaining about something else, decided to cause me more irritation with the main chatroom ("The Bridge") feeds. Message feeds Recent Questions - ...
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How do chat flags and suspensions work?

I got suspended for posting a quote from a previously linked page which taken out of context would be viewed as extremely antagonistic and offensive. (I actually removed the post a few seconds before ...
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Gaming chat guidelines

I've recently started hanging around gaming.se's chat room (mostly The Bridge), and have enjoyed the laid back and friendly atmosphere. Last night, LessPop and I were by ourselves, so we were going ...
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Add the ability to hide text in chat

A spoiler 'tag' to hide text for questions and answers was added back in December (>!), however, Stack Exchange has yet to add anything similar to chat. Considering chat conversations can lead just ...
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Do people know about chat and intentionally avoid it?

I'm often curious why I don't see some of the people with somewhat high rep in chat. True, chat's not for everyone, but is it a matter of them not being aware of it to begin with, or a conscious ...
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“Game On” room doesn't show up under the Gaming.SE chat rooms

The "Game On" room doesn't show up with the other gaming themed rooms, can this be remedied?
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Would it be abuse to make a channel on StackExchange Chat for my clan?

I'm toying with the idea to try and move our clan's dying IRC channel to StackExchange chat due to its sheer awesomeness, but before I ask them if they'd entertain the idea, I'd ask first if this ...
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Game recommendation room experiment

I created a chat room as an experiment to help people get game recommendations. Let's see how it goes. Opinions are welcomed. Please remember you need 20 reputation to talk in our chat channels.
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A request for chat.

Related: Temporary chat for Gaming This is a feature request for a chat site for gaming to be setup as soon as possible. The room on the meta site was extremely useful in reaching consensus, ...