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bring the chat back

Discussion in 'Suggestion Box' started by eric234, Jul 28, 2005.


  1. eric234

    eric234 Guest

    Mar 11, 2005
    philadelphia
    is there anyway that we could have a chat now that doesn't cost money?
     
  2. we could make an irc channel thats free, problem is no one would use it
     
  3. eric234

    eric234 Guest

    Mar 11, 2005
    philadelphia
    i would major would mike money would and a few others i have forgotten about
     
  4. lol ok we will do it just for the what 5 of you that would use it?
     
  5. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    You could start an unofficial TalkBass Chat room in Yahoo or something...

    The one we had here never really caught on... it was a bit like having a trampoline in the back yard getting all rusty and covered in leaves...
     
  6. abngourmet

    abngourmet Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 11, 2004
    USA
    I used it almost every day when it was available. Count me in.

    Alan
     
  7. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Paul if you could bring that Chat back it would really be great, it was a nice way of catching up with the guys.Thanks :)
     
  8. eric234

    eric234 Guest

    Mar 11, 2005
    philadelphia
    maybe we could take off some of the forums that never get used like the lounge thing and a few others because they get used less than the chat ever did
     
  9. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Actually, the Lounge is pretty busy. And why would we need to 'take off' some of the forums?

    The reasons that the chat were discontinued is 1. because few people used it, and 2. because the license for the software cost extra money, which 3. was not a justifiable expense, see #1.
     
  10. Aj*

    Aj*

    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    *COUGH* http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=71049 *COUGH*

    As a technical admin on two vB forums I have personally used that chat mod, it's free and works very nicely. There are plenty of options, and for a 30$ paypal donation you can get the copyright removed if you so desire. I personally would use this and since it's free, why not :p. Oh also, vBulletin 3.50 will be going final soon and you guys need to get ready for the upgrade, you're already out of date since there is v3.08 now.
     
  11. paintandsk8

    paintandsk8 Pushin' my soul through the wire...

    May 12, 2003
    West Lafayette, IN
    just a +1 for the chat return. I used it once a week or more for the last two months before it was removed.
     
  12. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Hi Paul

    Any developments on having a Chat again?
     
  13. Anon2962

    Anon2962

    Aug 4, 2004
    I did use the chat function too...there were a few tumbleweeds flying around in there, but it was interesting. I'd like to see it again.
     
  14. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    i'd use it.

    not often.

    but i'd use it.
     
  15. eric234

    eric234 Guest

    Mar 11, 2005
    philadelphia
    hey just wondering if there is any word on the chat?
     
  16. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Tonight would be a good chat night.
     
  17. Same here.
     
  18. daofktr

    daofktr irritating, yet surly

    Feb 15, 2005
    aurora, IN
    me too...i'm a chat fiend.
     
  19. Skit1

    Skit1 Guest

    Jul 2, 2004
    England
    I'd use it too :smug:
     
  20. paul

    paul Staff Member Founder Administrator

    Jul 20, 2000
    Texas