Forum Suggestions & User Assistance - Chat
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12-15-07, 06:37 PM
I know gabbly isn't really associated with BikeForums and it is very unreliable, so I was wondering what the chances were that you could install a chat similar to the one used here (http://www.trianglecycling.com/)? A lot of us like to chat in the evenings and gabbly is so useless at times. Could you please look into this??????????? Pretty Please??? :)
Thanks - wolfpack
12-15-07, 08:33 PM
+1. Nice to be able to chat in realtime.
12-15-07, 09:55 PM
Once upon a time, someone mentioned IRC... It's looking pretty good to me.
12-15-07, 10:12 PM
well, i looked at that briefly, but it seemed like you had to purchase some sort of license; i can look again tho....to add a chat function shouldn't be that hard. seems BF is using vbulletin for the forum software and adding a chat function, should, i think be simple....
12-15-07, 11:27 PM
There's always Peekko Chat (Do a google search). It sets a chatroom for any site you are on for anyone with the Peekko software in. Free as well.
I don't have an account on that site, so I couldn't log into the chat. But I'll go ahead and see if that's an option for us.
12-16-07, 02:24 AM
It's actually a user software driven chat. No installs needed for BF, instead, it gets DL'ed on the members 'puter. I've never had any security issues from it, either. :D
12-16-07, 07:32 AM
I'll check that out Tom. I didn't do a search before I posted (I know:)), and I see that this has been mentioned many times before and some of the issues I can understand. There's a few people (prolly anywhere from 10-15) who use gabbly on a regular basis and it's just very frustrating to use.
I used yahoo messenger last night with a few. It will work...
12-16-07, 08:23 AM
ok, here's another one, that works with firefox, it's called yaplet (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search?q=yaplet&status=4) and runs in a sidebar. ive downloaded it and seems to work ok. anyone else wanna download yaplet and try it?
12-16-07, 10:25 AM
Yaplet works well.
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