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Is it okay to repeatedly disrupt conversation in the chat room by posting images?

I was surprised to find out that it's not against the rules to repeatedly post images to the chat room to disrupt the ongoing conversation as long as the image is not an advertisement. I'm especially ...
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Can I advertise my GitHub repository in the chat?

Can I post a link with a small description in the chat, about my MIT licenced GitHub repository?
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Link color in chat is too similar to normal text color [duplicate]

In chat, the link color is extremely similar to the regular text color. I have good eyesight and a well-calibrated display, and I have significant trouble telling them apart. Here's an exercise: ...
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Chat poll: 'Recent questions' feed: as a chat message in the room, or via a slide-down ticker overlay at the top of the room?

A couple of months ago someone in chat suggested that we change the 'Recent questions feed' from via a slide-down ticker overlay at the top of the room to as chat messages in the room. The added ...
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Where can you view or query all your recent chat replies?

I don't know if this could an obvious suggestion which has already been taken into account or a totally stupid idea (or if it is already possible and I just could not find it) but several times I ...
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What is the chat score?

Could sound trivial but sometimes along with a chat entry from a user, below the profile picture, comes a number. I cannot sort out what that number stands for. I noticed that it also features in ...
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Should we split the chat into on- and off-topic rooms?

A user has proposed effectively(*) splitting our site's chat room into on- and off- topic sub-rooms. A grassroots attempt to populate or otherwise prove obvious utility of the room was given about two ...
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Chat room color theme is too bright

The current version is way too bright. It would be superb if we had color theme we can customize for the chat room. If such feature is too much to ask, I at least desire to tone down the color a bit....
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Visual bug with chat layout

The current layout for the chat room needs some fix to avoid partially hiding the enable desktop notification link.
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Feature request: Grant chat privilege

It's been an issue for a while, brand new users who need help can't get it because their questions are off topic for the site, and they can't gain reputation because they're new to game dev (so find ...
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Can we get a hyperlink style for chat that is less subtle?

I'm open to suggestions as far as whether we should change the color, underline links, or both, but as it is it's a little too subtle for less than perfect monitors and viewing angles.
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What should we use chat stars for?

In the chat, messages can be starred by clicking the little star icon to the right of each message. The tooltip for this star is "star this message as useful / interest for the transcript." Messages ...
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Bug: Cannot Use Chat When Over the Required Rep Amount

Edit: This issue was fixed at 20:32, July 01. No one knows how or why. I have previously used chat (this morning in fact) and all the sudden, I log on and cant use it! I have over 110 reputation, and ...
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Proposal to remove the reputation barrier on chatting in user created chat rooms

As per usual, a few of us were in the chatroom talking about code dump questions, subjective questions, localized questions, and other general off topic questions trying to figure out what to do with ...
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How can I discuss opinion-based questions with the GDSE community?

I have many topics I wish to discuss with other game programmers. The problem is that these topics are completely opinion-based, and not question-answer based, and therefore not apt for this site, ...
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Gift reputation to users that need it to join chat

While I realize that for many users the chat is not a big part of the community but its really what keeps me engaged with the site and I think it would help keep other people (as in new users) here as ...
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How do I start a chat room?

How do I open a chat room in chat? Do I need more reputation or something? Is opening a room possible?I couldn't find any mention of it in the chat faqs, or anywhere, and I tried asking this question ...
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Cannot chat in chat

I'm not able to use chat. It says that my login informations are too old, but it is not true. I also tried various browsers with no success.
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Is the chat down right now?

I cannot access the chat right now. On Opera it was trying to get me to download some random file. On firefox it is saying that it is redirecting in a way that will never complete or something. After ...
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Spreading the word about the GameDev chat room

The GameDev chat could be a great extension to the site, but only if people are going to utilize it. Earlier today a few of us were talking about ways to spread the word, and possibly have a big push ...