Join John Adams, world renowned Intl Matchmaker, Monday nights 8:30 EST for Live Webcasts!
And check out Five Reasons why you should attend a FREE AFA Seminar! See locations and dates here.



View Active Topics       View Your Posts       Latest 100 Topics       FAQ Topics       Mobile Friendly Theme


Poll: Do you want a live chatroom in the forum?

Post your suggestions and feedback for this site and movement. You can also report a problem or suggest new board topics.

Moderators: fschmidt, jamesbond

Do you want a live chat window here?

Yes. That would be great! Then we could chat live in real time, like a group instant messenger!
12
63%
No. We don't need it. We can just converse in the forum. A chatroom may slow down the forum.
5
26%
I don't care either way. I don't have an opinion.
2
11%
 
Total votes: 19

User avatar
Winston
Site Admin
Posts: 25357
Joined: August 18th, 2007, 2:16 pm
Contact:

Post by Winston » July 21st, 2014, 9:34 am

Update:

I just tried to install one of the live chat scripts, but it didn't work for some reason. I don't know why. So I undid all the code for it and removed all the files. All that work for nothing.

Oh well. Maybe the universe is trying to tell us to upgrade to phpbb3.
Check out my video series Female Encounters of the Foreign Kind and Full Russia Trip Videos!

Also see my HA Grand Ebook and Join Our Dating Sites to support us!

"It takes far less effort to find and move to the society that has what you want than it does to try to reconstruct an existing society to match your standards." - Harry Browne, How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World

User avatar
Winston
Site Admin
Posts: 25357
Joined: August 18th, 2007, 2:16 pm
Contact:

Post by Winston » July 21st, 2014, 9:55 am

Update:

I just tried to install a second chat script. But it didn't work either. I don't know why. Maybe IRC is outdated or changed and doesn't work the same way anymore.

I don't know. It looks like we'll have to upgrade to phpbb3 in order to install it.
Check out my video series Female Encounters of the Foreign Kind and Full Russia Trip Videos!

Also see my HA Grand Ebook and Join Our Dating Sites to support us!

"It takes far less effort to find and move to the society that has what you want than it does to try to reconstruct an existing society to match your standards." - Harry Browne, How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World

User avatar
Yohan
Veteran Poster
Posts: 2697
Joined: April 3rd, 2014, 6:05 am
Location: Tokyo, JAPAN

Post by Yohan » July 21st, 2014, 12:27 pm

Winston wrote: What would be the advantage of benefit of having a live chat window?
Wouldn't it slow the forum down?
I remember OrientExpat had one but it slowed the forum down or caused it to reload a lot.
A chatroom is nice, it makes it possible to be online with other members and to know each other better.

OrientExpat did not have a real chat-room, it was merely as you said something like a little window, (optional freeware) refreshing all time, and as all and everything with OrientExpatForum, badly organized. The admin (Jonathan, Mandrake, Mandrunk, Kamnam or Patrick Shaw etc...) never upgraded the chat-window, it was also heavily censored.

---

The-niceguy.com Forum has a real chat-room. The point is however we are not so many members there and now it is often idle.
A real chat-room does not reduce the speed of the forum, at least this is my impression with the-niceguy.com chatroom.
Time difference also plays a major role, as many members are not from USA and in totally different time-zones.
I don't know how many times such a chat-room might be used by HA-members.

However I think, a chat-room should be available as a part of this forum.
Without chat-room - just my feeling - HA is not really full operating, is somewhat incomplete..

Anatoll
Freshman Poster
Posts: 10
Joined: July 21st, 2014, 12:02 pm

Post by Anatoll » July 21st, 2014, 12:47 pm

Hello,

If there is a chat-room, it should be with the following conditions:

MEN only allowed there!
No lewd language and no cursing. No talk about p**-marital re*ations and other bad subjects.
No lewd photographs, such as some of the members here have.

The ultimate goal should be the destruction of FILTHY feminism and this is what all discussion should be focused on in the chat-area.



{(Out of the frigid ice to the North that no man had ever laid foot on, evil in the form of a man called Agahnim came, and together with the Ball-And-Chain Trooper and his faithful Master Sword, Link repulsed him and the IMPRISONING WAR was ended, to become the things of legend!)} - The evil that is the purest evil possible is feminism and it must be pushed back into its keep!

eurobrat
Veteran Poster
Posts: 2341
Joined: August 25th, 2011, 10:18 am

Post by eurobrat » July 21st, 2014, 1:43 pm

Winston wrote:Update:

I just tried to install a second chat script. But it didn't work either. I don't know why. Maybe IRC is outdated or changed and doesn't work the same way anymore.

I don't know. It looks like we'll have to upgrade to phpbb3 in order to install it.
Theres also other reasons to upgrade to PHPBB3.

User avatar
Winston
Site Admin
Posts: 25357
Joined: August 18th, 2007, 2:16 pm
Contact:

Post by Winston » July 22nd, 2014, 11:57 pm

Well it looks like the majority want a chat room here.

Eurobrat,
What do you think of this chatroom called mchat?

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ ... w_version/

How does it compare to that Ajax version you suggested? That Ajax chatroom is in beta mode, by the way.

Also, do you prefer a pop up chat window, like Facebook has, or a one that's embedded into the forum?
Check out my video series Female Encounters of the Foreign Kind and Full Russia Trip Videos!

Also see my HA Grand Ebook and Join Our Dating Sites to support us!

"It takes far less effort to find and move to the society that has what you want than it does to try to reconstruct an existing society to match your standards." - Harry Browne, How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World

eurobrat
Veteran Poster
Posts: 2341
Joined: August 25th, 2011, 10:18 am

Post by eurobrat » July 23rd, 2014, 12:53 pm

Winston wrote:Well it looks like the majority want a chat room here.

Eurobrat,
What do you think of this chatroom called mchat?

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ ... w_version/

How does it compare to that Ajax version you suggested? That Ajax chatroom is in beta mode, by the way.

Also, do you prefer a pop up chat window, like Facebook has, or a one that's embedded into the forum?
This is the one I like the most. This would be so cool for connecting with members. Me and Jester did a skype yesterday, was very cool to exchange stories on our experience in other countries.

User avatar
Winston
Site Admin
Posts: 25357
Joined: August 18th, 2007, 2:16 pm
Contact:

Post by Winston » July 23rd, 2014, 1:00 pm

eurobrat wrote:
Winston wrote:Well it looks like the majority want a chat room here.

Eurobrat,
What do you think of this chatroom called mchat?

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ ... w_version/

How does it compare to that Ajax version you suggested? That Ajax chatroom is in beta mode, by the way.

Also, do you prefer a pop up chat window, like Facebook has, or a one that's embedded into the forum?
This is the one I like the most. This would be so cool for connecting with members. Me and Jester did a skype yesterday, was very cool to exchange stories on our experience in other countries.
Huh? Which one are you referring to? The Ajax version or the mchat version? You said "this" without specifying which one you are referring to. lol

You missed my other question too. Look above.
Check out my video series Female Encounters of the Foreign Kind and Full Russia Trip Videos!

Also see my HA Grand Ebook and Join Our Dating Sites to support us!

"It takes far less effort to find and move to the society that has what you want than it does to try to reconstruct an existing society to match your standards." - Harry Browne, How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World

eurobrat
Veteran Poster
Posts: 2341
Joined: August 25th, 2011, 10:18 am

Post by eurobrat » July 23rd, 2014, 2:31 pm

Winston wrote:
eurobrat wrote:
Winston wrote:Well it looks like the majority want a chat room here.

Eurobrat,
What do you think of this chatroom called mchat?

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ ... w_version/

How does it compare to that Ajax version you suggested? That Ajax chatroom is in beta mode, by the way.

Also, do you prefer a pop up chat window, like Facebook has, or a one that's embedded into the forum?
This is the one I like the most. This would be so cool for connecting with members. Me and Jester did a skype yesterday, was very cool to exchange stories on our experience in other countries.
Huh? Which one are you referring to? The Ajax version or the mchat version? You said "this" without specifying which one you are referring to. lol

You missed my other question too. Look above.
From what I see the Mchat one is more designed for PHPBB. The Ajax one can be inserted into any kind of site. Also the Mchat one is more refined and not in beta mode anymore.

I would go with this one, not sure if you have to upgrade PHPBB though?...

User avatar
Winston
Site Admin
Posts: 25357
Joined: August 18th, 2007, 2:16 pm
Contact:

Post by Winston » July 23rd, 2014, 3:21 pm

Yes we would have to upgrade to phpbb3 to use either one. Both includes a lot of file edits too.

If we upgrade to phpbb3, the user control panel will be different. We will all have to re-learn stuff.
Check out my video series Female Encounters of the Foreign Kind and Full Russia Trip Videos!

Also see my HA Grand Ebook and Join Our Dating Sites to support us!

"It takes far less effort to find and move to the society that has what you want than it does to try to reconstruct an existing society to match your standards." - Harry Browne, How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World

User avatar
Winston
Site Admin
Posts: 25357
Joined: August 18th, 2007, 2:16 pm
Contact:

Re: Poll: Do you want a live chatroom in the forum?

Post by Winston » December 29th, 2014, 7:09 pm

Ok I finished the forum upgrades on my list finally. What about this chatroom idea? Do you guys still want it? The thing is, it will involve editing a lot of files, which could cost me an hour or more of repetitious tedious work. And if we decide to undo it, it will take me a lot of work to reverse the edits too. There's always a risk that it could slow the forum down too.

But I don't want to do this if no one is going to use the chatroom. What do you think?
Check out my video series Female Encounters of the Foreign Kind and Full Russia Trip Videos!

Also see my HA Grand Ebook and Join Our Dating Sites to support us!

"It takes far less effort to find and move to the society that has what you want than it does to try to reconstruct an existing society to match your standards." - Harry Browne, How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World

eurobrat
Veteran Poster
Posts: 2341
Joined: August 25th, 2011, 10:18 am

Re: Poll: Do you want a live chatroom in the forum?

Post by eurobrat » February 21st, 2015, 3:04 pm

Winston wrote:Ok I finished the forum upgrades on my list finally. What about this chatroom idea? Do you guys still want it? The thing is, it will involve editing a lot of files, which could cost me an hour or more of repetitious tedious work. And if we decide to undo it, it will take me a lot of work to reverse the edits too. There's always a risk that it could slow the forum down too.

But I don't want to do this if no one is going to use the chatroom. What do you think?
All the ppl that are on here most the time, don't you think we will use it?

User avatar
MarcosZeitola
Veteran Poster
Posts: 2037
Joined: May 31st, 2014, 8:13 pm
Location: Phillipines

Re: Poll: Do you want a live chatroom in the forum?

Post by MarcosZeitola » February 22nd, 2015, 10:59 am

eurobrat wrote:All the ppl that are on here most the time, don't you think we will use it?
Oh lets just make it already! He who doesn't try, doesn't win.

User avatar
droid
Elite Upper Class Poster
Posts: 3092
Joined: September 20th, 2013, 7:38 am

Re: Poll: Do you want a live chatroom in the forum?

Post by droid » February 22nd, 2015, 9:28 pm

I don't think it's a good idea, IMO.
We're all in different time zones and it's nice to be able to think about your lines and be able to post pictures, etc.
And worst of all I think, any useful conversations/information would be lost once the chats are closed (correct me if I'm wrong).
1)Too much of one thing defeats the purpose.
2)Everybody is full of it. What's your hypocrisy?

WorldTraveler
Junior Poster
Posts: 707
Joined: June 3rd, 2008, 3:46 pm

Re: Poll: Do you want a live chatroom in the forum?

Post by WorldTraveler » February 22nd, 2015, 10:06 pm

I want a LIKE button, so that i can like great posts!!!

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Return to “Suggestions, Feedback, Report a Problem”