Can I delete other owners' rooms on stackoverflow chat?
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As far as Stack Overflow itself is concerned, you're right. We hate fun there.
As far as the chat is concerned, you're wrong. The whole point of it is to be a bit more relaxed than the main site.
No, you very much can't. If there's a room that's absolutely inappropriate, feel free to be specific, and we'll look at it. But if your only issue with a room is that people are having fun in it, then I guess it's a good thing that we don't allow arbitrary users to go on a chat room deletion rampage.
You can't kick users out of a room that you do not own. You can however simply ignore messages from specific users.
If you click on the user in chat - you should see a link saying -
Click it and you won't have any more fun with that user in chat :P
No, not unless you are a moderator.
You can't tell others what to do this way. Let them have their fun! IIRC, chat was created to move the "fun" and long discussions out of the main site.
Chat has these advantages:
In fact, chat keeps these "fun" guys out of your way. It's their own time that they're "wasting". Let them do so.
If you are wanting to get rid of the room all together, you simply can not do that. The only thing you will be able to do is to flag one of the posts in that chat room and explain to a moderator why you believe this room should not be open.
I should warn you that just because some users are having some fun it doesn't mean that the room should be destroyed. It's much better for them to be letting off steam in a chat room rather than on some post in the site.
You can't get angry because you disagree with someone else's behavior on the internet.