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TOPIC: Elektron Chat?
#26517
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Elektron Chat? 9 Years, 10 Months ago
Isn't that a good idea?
An online Java chat-room box?

seeing that there are 16 members online now (and it's 05:07 in the morning) and no posts are being created, it would be great to just be able to chat with some folks
*edit*
it would also reduce the ammount of useless posts that can be answered with a few words

here's something I found in a 10 sec. google trip:
http://java.chatster.org/lite/index.html
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#26532
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Re:Elektron Chat? 9 Years, 10 Months ago
Ya know I have considered this but am on the fence about it. There's quite a few 'chat boxes' available for Joomla.

It's important to remember that the 'Who's Online' isn't necessarily reflective of who's online at the moment. The current session logs keep people online for 2.5 hours unless they manually log out. So of the 16 members you saw online, you very may have been the only one browsing.

I will consider this either way. I just don't want to bog the site down and make it overly bloated. Plus, the sidebar is pretty full as it is!
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#26533
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Re:Elektron Chat? 9 Years, 10 Months ago
ok, I understand..
What about creating some 3rd party 'chat-box' that isn't hosted on the site?
aaaah, I don't know, maybe it's just bull

anyways, I'm turning this into a poll, get your votes in!!
*edit*
there aren't any polls anymore?
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#26539
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Re:Elektron Chat? 9 Years, 10 Months ago
there's no longer forum polls. there's a forum hack another user has done to have a forum polls but last year, there was zero user initiated polls. so it doesn't really seem like it's worth the hassle.

if you want a poll i can create one. or show you how to link one, like i did with the 'Embroidered Patches' thread.

lemme know
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#26543
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Re:Elektron Chat? 9 Years, 10 Months ago
I think the chat part is a great idea...
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#26545
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Re:Elektron Chat? 9 Years, 10 Months ago
actuel wrote:
there's no longer forum polls. there's a forum hack another user has done to have a forum polls but last year, there was zero user initiated polls. so it doesn't really seem like it's worth the hassle.

if you want a poll i can create one. or show you how to link one, like i did with the 'Embroidered Patches' thread.

lemme know


wow, seriously no polls?!
I'll just create one of those linked ones, thanks man
no problemo

I made an account on polldaddy that we can all use:
Name:
Elektron Users

Pass:
Elektron

Email:
This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
******
POLL:
*I'll put the poll here once I get the instructions how to, from actuel*
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#26546
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Re:Elektron Chat? 9 Years, 10 Months ago
Ok, here's the deal. I've setup a chat client on the test site. It's really rad and is working great. It will be added to the main navigation and will have it's own page.

Here's the catch. While i think it's the 'beez knees', it's gonna cost us money to get the full functionality. I'm testing the free version but it limits the chat rooms to 3 people. BOOOO! The full version cost $39.95 USD. I think it's worth it but I'm not willing to pay the full bill myself.

So keeping with this being a 'Community Driven' site. I'm going to ask for contributions to make this a reality. If you're will to contribute, please send your donation to my paypal. The account is: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
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#26548
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Re:Elektron Chat? 9 Years, 10 Months ago
hageir wrote:
actuel wrote:
there's no longer forum polls. there's a forum hack another user has done to have a forum polls but last year, there was zero user initiated polls. so it doesn't really seem like it's worth the hassle.

if you want a poll i can create one. or show you how to link one, like i did with the 'Embroidered Patches' thread.

lemme know


wow, seriously no polls?!
I'll just create one of those linked ones, thanks man
no problemo

I made an account on polldaddy that we can all use:
Name:
Elektron Users

Pass:
Elektron

Email:
This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
******
POLL:
*I'll put the poll here once I get the instructions how to, from actuel*


Uggg, like i said, polling is possible now, it's just not directly built into the forum. To link a Polldaddy poll you just code like this:



just place your Polldaddy ID number and put that code in your post. where's the love?
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#26549
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Re:Elektron Chat? 9 Years, 10 Months ago
I just did this for you Hagier to see what i talking about. You can just make any poll, you just have to place the poll's ID in the code, like in the picture.



Also, in case anyone missed it. I have a 'Chatbox' in place. Just waiting for some financial assistance to make it a reality, or not.
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#26551
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Re:Elektron Chat? 9 Years, 10 Months ago
thanks a ton man!
4 votes for yes
nice,
anyways, how much do you need?
what does a "chatbox" upgrade cost for fireboard?
like $5 or something?

ps. where's the chatbox that's in place?
I'm def. missing it
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