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Anybody can participate in chat by just joining 20 sites? [duplicate]

I just noticed a user who is able to participate in chat despite not having any more than 1 reputation point on any site. Unless there's a hidden profile involved here, it looks like just joining 20 ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Toward a philosophy of Chat

TL;DR: The Problem This keeps happening in chat: Surprise at flags on vulgar messages. Language that would invariably get your comments deleted on the main site occasionally gets flagged and deleted ...
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Sexism in conversation moderation, or, why wasn't I suspended?

Earlier today I was involved in a conversation on Stack Overflow which resulted in one user, Julia Anne Jacobs, being suspended, and another receiving a warning from a moderator. The timeline from my ...
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Invite low rep users to participate in chat

I'm aware of the preference for 'general answers to general questions' attitude on SO, and wholeheartedly agree that questions that are focused on specific, one-time issues are not as valuable to the ...
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145 votes
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What are the reputation requirements for privileges on sites, and how do they differ per site?

Formerly Reputation requirements compared. What are the reputation requirements for privileges on the various sites in the network? Also, how do reputation requirements for various privileges compare ...
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Is there a list of SE chat privileges, and the minimum reputation required for those privileges?

Is there a list of privileges that users have on any Stack Exchange chat rooms, and which lists the minimum reputation required for each privilege? If such list doesn't exist, what is the reputation ...
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Should the account association bonuses be excluded when calculating totals for chat?

The chat profile for a user includes a reputation total. This appears to be the sum of the reputation from all sites. A few days ago I logged in to a few other sites just out of curiosity, grew my ...
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Why do you need 25 reputation on Meta Stack Exchange to use chat?

I get the point of having a minimum reputation to use the new chat feature. However, I was hoping my 2K reputation from Stack Overflow would be enough - but it looks like I need to acquire 20 rep here ...
Jonas Follesø's user avatar
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Demystifying chat reputation requirements

How much reputation do you need to participate in chat? It's an easy answer, right? You need at least 20 reputation to participate in chat. /privileges/chat even tells us so. But for which chat site(...
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Tutorial on starting Stack Exchange chat

For the life of me, I can't figure out how to use chat. I can't figure out how to access particular existing chats. I can't figure out how to find, create, or link to a room. I found this, but I can'...
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How can I answer a highly active question without enough reputation? [duplicate]

I have a great answer to an important question on the Arduino Stack Exchange site, but I cannot post my findings there without a higher rep. How can I share what I know with the other folks on that ...
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Visibility of frozen and deleted rooms for users below 10k?

I have looked into the FAQ-proposed post: Is there a list of SE chat privileges, and the minimum reputation required for those privileges? (I will add a link to the current revision, too). I was ...
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Criteria for chatting

What is the rep requirement for chatting in the following : Is it the same? What does the 20 rep condition mean? 20 rep in which site?
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Can we make oneboxing optional on mobile chat?

As the title says. It'd be nice to have oneboxing optional on mobile chat, especially if it were something like click/tap-to-reveal. Why? Well... my data plan is crying at the tens-of-MB GIFs that get ...
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