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    Postby TheDukester » 06 Mar 2009 14:29

    SandRider wrote:I used the Facebook a little recently, in regards to an upcoming reunion, and I'd say your friend has a good point, GP. It is a one-stop, quick interaction site. Makes sense to me.

    That's pretty much the attraction. FB is one-stop shopping for my college buddies, some high school buddies, former co-workers, a few exes ("all my exes are in Texas," right, SR? :wink:), and some online pals. It's just a convenient package that can be used or ignored, as needed.
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    Postby Freakzilla » 06 Mar 2009 15:35

    TheDukester wrote:
    SandRider wrote:I used the Facebook a little recently, in regards to an upcoming reunion, and I'd say your friend has a good point, GP. It is a one-stop, quick interaction site. Makes sense to me.

    That's pretty much the attraction. FB is one-stop shopping for my college buddies, some high school buddies, former co-workers, a few exes ("all my exes are in Texas," right, SR? :wink:), and some online pals. It's just a convenient package that can be used or ignored, as needed.


    Family too.

    (Yeah, it's nice to see how fat and grey your old girlfriends have gotten :twisted: )
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    Re: Chat a la Worms?

    Postby TheDukester » 24 Jun 2009 12:49

    Thought I'd bump this, given the way six or eight of us are cross-posting right now in real time. Any further thoughts on a chat function?
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    Re: Chat a la Worms?

    Postby Freakzilla » 24 Jun 2009 13:22

    I'm kind of on the fence about it. Will it detract from the number of on-topic post? Will it reduce spam? :think:
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    Re: Chat a la Worms?

    Postby GamePlayer » 24 Jun 2009 13:38

    It's okay, but even though I "feel" online constantly, I'm often only at the computer for brief periods. So a chat wouldn't do me much good. I'm not opposed to the idea, I'm just not sure I'll use it all that much. Maybe today might be an exception, since it's so damn dead at work :)
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    Re: Chat a la Worms?

    Postby TheDukester » 24 Jun 2009 13:55

    I'm not heavily pro- or anti-chat, just for the record. But I did think that a lot of today's goofiness could just have easily been covered in a chat area, which is what made me remember this thread.

    Then again, today is a perfect storm: KJA apologist toady here at the same time as some of the heavy hitters.
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    Re: Chat a la Worms?

    Postby GamePlayer » 24 Jun 2009 14:00

    Yeah, enjoy it, while it lasts. Cause it never does :)

    If we can have the option of a chat, I don't see how that can be anything but a good thing. Might not use it that much, but the option is nice.
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    Re: Chat a la Worms?

    Postby Eyes High » 24 Jun 2009 14:43

    Well y'all know I'm all for a chat room. I don't think it would distract from the on-topic posts, it might take away some of the 0ff-topic posts, but I know I use the chat-room over at Worm's to talk to a friend mainly about silly stuff or sometimes to ask a quick question about a post that we are working on together for the story thread.

    I don't think a chat room would hurt this board any.
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    Re: Chat a la Worms?

    Postby Freakzilla » 24 Jun 2009 14:52

    If Omph can/wants to do It, I say we give it a try.
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    Re: Chat a la Worms?

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 25 Jun 2009 11:35

    If records can be preserved then I'm OK with chat, but I prefer the pace of the boards more than any chat room.
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    Re: Chat a la Worms?

    Postby Rakis » 29 Jun 2009 23:24

    A Thing of Eternity wrote:If records can be preserved then I'm OK with chat, but I prefer the pace of the boards more than any chat room.


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    Re: Chat a la Worms?

    Postby Mandy » 30 Jun 2009 13:18

    I doubt the chat would be used for serious Dune discussion. If you go with an irc chat, like the one you can get for free from Mibbit.com, then someone can create a chatbot to record everything.
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