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#296762 - 10/26/06 05:39 PM Re: Sure its been asked but... [Re: Chen Zen]
JKogas Offline
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Registered: 01/25/03
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I too think that would be an excellent idea. Real time chat would be pretty interesting to say the least.



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#296763 - 10/26/06 06:04 PM Re: Sure its been asked but... [Re: JKogas]
Dereck Offline
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Registered: 10/04/04
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Sometimes I think it would be nice and other times not. With the forum you can think over things and reread and sometime edit what you have done to get your point across better. With a live chat fearture you cannot take back what you've said and I can see something like this getting heated. Forum vs. chat ... I'll go with Forum, however if the powers that be decide to add a chat feature I probably would give it a try at least and perhaps my opinion would change.
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#296764 - 10/26/06 09:42 PM Re: Sure its been asked but... [Re: Dereck]
Chen Zen Offline
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Registered: 02/09/03
Posts: 7043
Loc: Ms
Sometimes its good that people cant edit the things they say. Like when people make remarks that get proven wrong.
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#296765 - 10/26/06 09:51 PM Re: Sure its been asked but... [Re: Dereck]
harlan Offline
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Registered: 07/31/04
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Well, if the young folks want to try it...

Personally, I might try it...but I am more interested in participating in the current forum mode...where our contributions don't dissappear. For example, one of my favorite threads was the 'Evil Buddha' one. Would that have been kept if done in IM?

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#296766 - 10/26/06 09:57 PM Re: Sure its been asked but... [Re: harlan]
Chen Zen Offline
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Do you not have conversations in private messages? I certainly due. Then some become ideas for threads later. I never mention names or anything but i will give both sides of the argument.
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#296767 - 10/27/06 12:45 AM Re: Sure its been asked but... [Re: Chen Zen]
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Registered: 05/20/05
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There is a chatroom on frappr, check the link labeled "Putting FA.com on the map" sticky, somewhere on that page there is a chat, which is usualyl a room with just me in it. About time I got some company. Also, it doesn't work like IRC so I don't know how it would be moderated.

http://www.frappr.com/fightingarts
there you go.


Edited by Mr_Heretik (10/27/06 12:46 AM)

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#296768 - 10/27/06 12:49 AM Re: Sure its been asked but... [Re: Chen Zen]
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Registered: 11/04/05
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the idea came up before in the admin section, I was against it, but technology is inevitable. plus, I was wrong about the 'general' section which has gone over really well.

so why not...bring on the IM ! just think...it would be IMPOSSIBLE for people to change their messages after hitting 'send'. lol

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#296769 - 10/27/06 12:54 AM Re: Sure its been asked but... [Re: Mr_Heretik]
Ed_Morris Offline
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cool. ok, I just entered the first message. apparently, I'm "Guest4171". I forgot my account, so I'll create a new one I guess...

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#296770 - 10/27/06 01:19 AM Re: Sure its been asked but... [Re: Ed_Morris]
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ok, I'm added. here's the direct link to the chat area, so you don't have to wait for the map to load:

http://www.frappr.com/?a=singlemodule&mapid=345899&module=chat

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#296771 - 10/27/06 01:04 PM Re: Sure its been asked but... [Re: Ed_Morris]
Mr_Heretik Offline
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I'm on for long amounts of time but nobody else shows up... I feel so emo.

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