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Is a shoutbot a good idea and should one be built into the forum?

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Offline LABratlLuke219

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Shoutbox
« on: June 28, 2015, 07:46:28 AM »
I noticed there was not a shoutbox in this forum and I think it would be really cool if there was one so that DT fans could talk to each other through a more quick and open text base place where communication is easy. The forums cover many issues and topics that go deep but what if you want to come on here and have a normal conversation with the community in a quick way like messenger but public. Its just an idea i thought I'd like to mention, I'm not computer person who knows about coding so I wouldn't know how inserting such thing would be done into the forum but I've been on forums where this box is available and talking to people is easy and fun. Fair enough if we can get that in this forum but its just a suggestion and if it is a good one it could be implied. That's the community choice though.
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Re: Shoutbox
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2015, 11:51:02 AM »
I will admit, I really dislike shoutboxes. I mean I guess the idea is cool? But the execution always seems to be lacking.

Plus, we have chat threads for that purpose anyway.
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Re: Shoutbox
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2015, 09:41:53 PM »
Why would someone make that their first and only post? Strange.....
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Re: Shoutbox
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2015, 08:50:38 AM »
The forums cover many issues and topics that go deep but what if you want to come on here and have a normal conversation with the community in a quick way like messenger but public.
Not familiar with shoutbox, but for what you are describing, the chat threads seem ideal.

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Offline LABratlLuke219

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Re: Shoutbox
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2015, 10:53:03 AM »
Why would someone make that their first and only post? Strange.....

There is no reason why that is my first post really, I was just browsing around the forums when I thought "Hey, shoutboxes" and then I looked around to find that there wasn't one here and I just wanted to post something about it to see what people thought, not only that but if people did want it then i could of had a small possibility if contributing a little bit more to the forum, plus it wont be my only post (excluding this response of course) because ill probably get myself deeper into this forum through the community of it which by looking at so far seems really friendly and willing to argue for causes whilst also listening to the other point of view, unlike some people do who tend to be one sided around me in real life. Bunt I can understand why you find it strange for the first thing to talk about for me is a shoubox.
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Re: Shoutbox
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2015, 02:29:10 PM »
Nothing to forgive.  Welcome!

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Re: Shoutbox
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2015, 10:36:51 PM »
No apologies necessary, was just a curious situation bud. Welcome!!
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Re: Shoutbox
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2015, 10:40:22 PM »
Personally not big on shoutboxes. Kinda distracts from some of the threads IMO.

Chat thread works just fine