Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

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Which Would You Prefer?

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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by Cliff » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:29 am

We've actually used it during a regular season game now with a decent number of people on at once.

Does everyone still feel the same? Chat better than thread on game day?
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by Texas Vike » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:45 am

Cliff wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:29 am
We've actually used it during a regular season game now with a decent number of people on at once.

Does everyone still feel the same? Chat better than thread on game day?
So much better. Less clunky, quicker, better suited to the needs of game day communication.
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by akvikingsfan » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:59 am

I think the chat is better than a thread. Able to get more instant comments out there. Better overall flow.
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by Cliff » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:05 am

Thanks for the responses so far.

My only beef is that sometimes the messages can come in bunches and scroll down quickly but I suppose that's still no different than a thread. You could refresh a thread and there be 10 or so posts that you have to go through.
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by Texas Vike » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:08 am

Cliff wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:05 am
Thanks for the responses so far.

My only beef is that sometimes the messages can come in bunches and scroll down quickly but I suppose that's still no different than a thread. You could refresh a thread and there be 10 or so posts that you have to go through.
Yes, exactly.

The other issue I've noticed: sometimes I access the chat and would like to scroll up to see what folks were discussing say, 20-30 minutes ago, but it seems to have a certain threshold, allowing one to only go back so far. Perhaps I'm unaware of how to use it properly?
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by Cliff » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:18 am

Texas Vike wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:08 am
Yes, exactly.

The other issue I've noticed: sometimes I access the chat and would like to scroll up to see what folks were discussing say, 20-30 minutes ago, but it seems to have a certain threshold, allowing one to only go back so far. Perhaps I'm unaware of how to use it properly?
You can only see 50 messages on the live chat window, I believe. However, there is an archive that allows you to see any post ever made. Right under the chat window there is a button labeled "archive" click that and it will take you there; mchat/archive

I also noticed some weirdness with text overlapping on some avatars but I straightened that out.
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by Cliff » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:50 am

People also might not have noticed but you can actually open the chat screen in it's own window. Click on "mChat" at the top.

mchat
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by Thaumaturgist » Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:13 pm

Cliff wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:18 am
You can only see 50 messages on the live chat window, I believe. However, there is an archive that allows you to see any post ever made. Right under the chat window there is a button labeled "archive" click that and it will take you there; mchat/archive

I also noticed some weirdness with text overlapping on some avatars but I straightened that out.
I apparently can't read, and never saw the Archive before, so thanks for this. It was the only thing I missed using chat.
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by halfgiz » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:56 pm

Great job with the chat Cliff!!
It runs really smooth...Is there any limits to the amount of people allowed in chat at one time?
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by Cliff » Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:32 pm

halfgiz wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:56 pm
Great job with the chat Cliff!!
It runs really smooth...Is there any limits to the amount of people allowed in chat at one time?
Thanks!

There's no limit technically but I imagine at some point the window would be just scrolling by lol
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by 808vikingsfan » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:12 pm

I like the chat better.
Cliff does our post count get credited in the chat room?
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by PurpleMustReign » Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:56 pm

Is there a way to make it not auto scroll? I hate reading back a ways and having it jump to the new posts.
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by Raptorman » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:05 pm

I prefer the chat. But then I only look at it during commercials because I stream and am usually 30-45 seconds behind the live action.
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by FullWood » Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:52 am

I like both of them. I do like to see what people post from the past and what their thoughts were on certain plays and references and stuff like that. The refreshing thing can be quite a bit annoying but im use to it and everyone else is too. So whichever works for me.
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Re: Game Day Chat or Game Day Thread?

Post by Purple Domination » Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:59 am

Can chat be joined from a mobile phone? I don’t see an option for it on the home page.
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