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Thursday, October 26, 2006

Real time chatroom for the community

I was reading the post " These are Just Thoughts (re: communities as a whole)and posted a comment there, bat as it may be missed as a few posts old,,,,,,,,I thought I'd toss it out here. What do you think? :)

I'd be willing to start a channel on IRC, perhaps Dalnet, where bloggers could join in and share if any are interested. I can't be the moderater every day....1-2 nights a week, but an official real-time chat room might be of help if other members would kick in time wise....:)

It's free, just time, no money, no ads. Just a place for like minded members to yak with eachother, and visitors of this site.


Blogger Alex said...

I've already offered to host a forum on AlexSuze.com. If the concensus is that it would be useful, let me or Mr G know and we'll set it up.

With a forum the accumulated threads woud create a knowledgebase that would exist as long as the forum exists. Chat is a little more transient and less manageable.

Thu Oct 26, 12:13:00 pm GMT  
Blogger Anastasia said...

A forum does offer ongoing discussion, with topics, that can be external to each individual blog and they do promote a different spin or communique. Chat's cool too, and transient...and then there are timezone differences as well.

Thu Oct 26, 12:34:00 pm GMT  
Anonymous badinfluencegirl said...

personally i prefer chat. forum's annoy me with all the clicking...

but it's one of those tomaytoe tomahtoh things

Thu Oct 26, 04:55:00 pm GMT  
Blogger ZigZagMan said...

I'd have to agree the 6 of 1 half dozen another. I can see the benefits and downsides of both.

Whichever if either is taken up, glad to help. :)

Thu Oct 26, 11:24:00 pm GMT  
Blogger The Girlfriend said...

Chatroom would be good it's all a bit of real time fun x
Bf and I stuck a forum linked to our site but haven't pulled many members.

Fri Oct 27, 06:56:00 pm GMT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A forum should only be required if we wish to break the Community down into different areas, at this moment I don't see this as necessary, at least not until we become a lot bigger and maybe need to split into areas such as Promotion, different writing styles and the like.

Tags would handle this for a while anyway .

Chat I could see as a good thing, the ability to get to know each other a lot better.

Fri Oct 27, 08:34:00 pm GMT  
Blogger DevilBlueDress said...

I love the idea of forums. Chat can eat up time so fast and people are all over the world. An interesting idea would be to consider posting chat's though- with all party's agreement.

I also like to be able to go back, reread and think.

Fri Oct 27, 11:15:00 pm GMT  
Blogger ZigZagMan said...

logging on irc, would allow this, atleast the main room if not the private messages, if interested....let me know...:)

Sat Oct 28, 12:56:00 am GMT  
Blogger ZigZagMan said...

I registered a channel on dalnet, #SexBloggerCom, sorry, but SBC is the corporate name a major phone company here..:)

I'm currently the founder, but will transfer rights to MrGently, or any other the community decides...if we are going to use it. just thought it was a good idea to have it in place should we go there.

Sat Oct 28, 01:50:00 am GMT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi ZigZagman.

How dare SBC claim the rights, We'll be bigger than them one day, we may even buy them. Hence the need for Ads :-P

I'm very keen to back up the Community side of SBC, I see no need to transfer the rights to myself, keep hold of them.

Sat Oct 28, 06:35:00 am GMT  

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