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Real time, stateful web chat that's a part of every Stack Exchange site.

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Is there “four hours chat window” for low rep users? If yes, what are the rules?

In the list of feature changes from 2011 (current revision) I stumbled upon this: 2011-01-07: Chat "whitelists" no longer allow specified users to talk regardless of their rep. Users with ...
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Move to chat not appearing [duplicate]

The comment thread on this question kind of turned into a discussion between me and the OP (it had 17 comments and now has 16). I kept waiting for a prompt to appear asking me if I wanted to move the ...
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Is chat only in Meta, or are there chat spaces particular to each site? [duplicate]

I want to chat with a user in a beta site (Space Exploration SE) where I have over 100 reputation at the moment. I recently lost some reputation by starting a discussion in the form of a question ...
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What do “visible rooms” and “all my rooms” mean in the notification settings?

In chat, I have several options on how to choose a setting for sound notifications: none, when mentioned, visible rooms, all my rooms. My settings are usually set to "when mentioned", in ...
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Moving comments to chat seems to be missing in timeline and SEDE?

There are two possibilities how comments can be moved to chatroom. Either a moderator moves them or the users who discuss in comments are offered to continue in chat - and if they choose this option, ...
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It seems like a loop hole that I'll have to go into a room to leave the other room

If I click "leave" in a chat room, as many of you know, I could still be there. I've read two posts on it (one posted 7 years ago, the other 2 years ago), and it seems to be a bug that has ...
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Why wasn't this link in the chat made clickable? [duplicate]

https://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/54730117#54730117: Why wasn't this link in the chat made clickable?
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My chat room appears to be hacked! [duplicate]

My chat room started displaying weird text. Is it the case with me only? I'm not sure whether this is the right place to put this question; but I was completely baffled by seeing that. I guess this ...
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Can't chat even though I have more than 20 reputation

Guys I think there is a little bug in Stack Exchange. I have more than 20 reputation on Math SE but it still says "you need 20 reputation to chat" in chat. How do I fix that? Here is the ...
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Keep the “flag for moderator” window opened when the user clicks on OK with an empty input text field and/or have some error/warning message

Since clicking on OK in the “flag for moderator” window with an empty input text field doesn't raise any flag, it'd be more user-friendly to keep the "flag for moderator" window opened after the user ...
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Does clicking on OK in the “flag for moderator” window with an empty input text field raise any flag?

Does clicking on OK in the "flag for moderator" window with an empty input text field raise any flag?
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Black border around chat text input

I suddenly notice a black border around the chat text box: Why is that, and what can I do to fix it?
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How is the number of “people chatting” computed?

The Music Fans chat is pretty lonely, but the system doesn't seem to think so: Image: Chat sidebar claims that there are "66 people chatting" On a good day, there are probably 3 people in ...
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Proper Stack Exchange site to consult about personal psychologically related family conflicts

I like to know is there any Stack Exchange site or chatroom to have another advice about some family conflicts which could be related to psychological problems? (It could not be asked at the ...
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Comments from user feed link to the parent post instead; confusing onebox in the chat room

Recently, we (moderators on Android.SE) started adding some users' feed to our mod's chat room for moderation purposes. After a while, the users' posts were onebox-ed as expected, but then seemingly ...
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Incorrect information about suspension in chat profile

I happened to notice a chat user who has the following information in their profile: "This user is suspended on the parent site and cannot chat for 64 days." At the same time the user is not ...
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Correct link to the Teachers' Lounge

It's not a big bug, but can we fix the UI error to no longer show the recent activities from the old Teachers' Lounge chat room please, which is a lot quieter than the new room too, and point to the ...
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Bug allows anyone to pin any message in any room! [duplicate]

I found a small bug that allows any user to pin a message even if they are not a Room Owner. If a message is pinned and then moved, it remains pinned in the room it is moved to even if the user who ...
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How do I add a feed for a chatroom?

Suppose I want every starred message in a specified chatroom to be posted in my chatroom. How should I add the feed in my chatroom?
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Why did Feeds delete my chat message?

I posted a message in Charcoal HQ today (to add a new website to SmokeDetector's watchlist) and while it was acknowledged by the bot, it was promptly deleted. The message history says it was deleted ...
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Push whois to all chat rooms, identifying room owners and local elected moderators

The Teacher's Lounge--the Network-wide chat room for elected moderators--used to have a whois bot. Its functionality was pretty simple: nitsua60> whois meta mods Feed> I am aware of 3 ...
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Long chatroom name overflows sidebar widget

On some places, most notably the per-site Meta homepages and the moderator flag dashboard, a chat sidebar widget is shown, which shows how many people are chatting on the server and two recently ...
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Reconsider not inviting people into chat rooms when their messages are moved

In 2013, there was a feature request asking to disable the chat system's behavior to invite people into rooms when their messages are moved. That request was declined for the following reason: The &...
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Can I see who invited me to a chat?

I had a chat invitation pop up and I'd like to know who invited me to it. Is this possible?
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Add pings to “moved to chat” comments

When comments are moved to chat, pings in the chat room do not notify anyone until the pinged person visits the new chat room. This often instantly kills the discussion entirely, simply because the ...
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How can this chat user chat without a parent user?

Related: Chat user has no parent user. In the question above, a chat user's profile showed a link to a parent user, but that parent user turned out to be deleted when attempting to visit it on the ...
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Started receiving notifications about new comments on the questions after moving comment into the chat

In this question I've moved all comments into the chat. And now I'm receiving notifications about all new comments, even though I wasn't mentioned.
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500 error when trying to update room topic

I've noticed an issue which I've seen a couple of weeks back and thought it was a one off, but I've just tried to do it again and it's the same problem. When trying to update the room topic for the C# ...
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Ubuntu manpages oneboxing has broken, insecure icon

Oneboxing from the Ubuntu man pages site appears to be using a broken, insecure icon: The broken link is http://manpages.ubuntu.com/favicon.ico. Not only is it attempting to load the icon ...
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Let me skip flags I'm unsure about in chat

I clicked on "not sure" on a chat flag because it was in Russian, which I don't speak, then tried to see the next (it indicated that there were 5), but it just showed a "show all" box. When I clicked ...
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“request access” when viewing a gallery room button covers message content on mobile chat

If I view a gallery room on mobile, and don't want to request access, but I do want to read the last message in the room... that's a bit hard to do. The banner telling me that I need to request access ...
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Answer links copied from search results don't onebox in chat

Once, I searched for a previous answer I wrote here to help out someone who was asking about a similar thing in chat. I copied the link to the answer I was looking for from the search results, and ...
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chat.<site> redirects are giving a server error

Previously, if you attempted to visit chat.<site>.stackexchange.com, it would redirect to the list of chat rooms for that site. For instance, https://chat.scifi.stackexchange.com would redirect ...
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How do I check if a chat flag has been reviewed?

How do I check if a flag I’ve done in chat has been reviewed? If I wasn’t busy at the time I flagged, I would have hung around and see if extra users came into the chat, but I was busy.
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Why don't the owners of a chatroom receive notifications?

Today I realized that an owner of a chatroom does not receive any notification if somebody else leave a comment in your chatroom (unless they ping you). This does not makes much sense to me. On the ...
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Reputation in chat is incorrect

Reputation in chat is incorrect. Example: Jon Skeet https://chat.stackexchange.com/users?tab=all&sort=reputation&page=1: 1168k https://stackexchange.com/users/11683/jon-skeet?tab=accounts: >...
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Notify me for ping from a comment moved to chat

Last evening, I commented on this answer. I then closed the tab and went to bed. At an unknown time, someone responded, pinging me with @Douglas - an exact name match. This morning, comments on that ...
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I can't turn off the new mobile chat interface even though the option is not activated in Preferences

Referring to this post about being forced to use the new mobile interface. In the Answer, we are told to go to our chat preferences and make sure that checkbox is not activated. The OP says it was ...
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Can't turn off the mobile chat interface in iPad [duplicate]

Back in October I asked about turning off the mobile chat interface on my iPad. At that time, it was sufficient to choose "full site" from the menu to turn it off. Sometime over the past few days, ...
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Why am I forced to use the newest chat interface?

When logging into chat-stackexange I am presented with this message: The new mobile version of chat is now the default mobile version on devices that support it. Unlike the classic (okay, ancient) ...
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Clicking on full site loads mobile chat again

I was switching from mobile chat to full site to upload an image on chat room on my mobile. Clicking on full site still gives mobile chat after a page refresh. I tried several times but the result ...
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Issue with accessing chat.stackexchange.com [closed]

Any reason why accessing https://chat.stackexchange.com/ is shown as "connection not secure" and unable to connect by the browser ? Currently on Windows 10 and encountering issue on both browsers: ...
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Unable to change parent site for Stack Exchange Chat

When I go to my profile on chat.stackexchange.com, it says Parent site Area51 and I would like to change this site to Raspberry Pi. I click "Chanhe? and it brings up an empty text field. I have tried ...
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Chat still shows the old Warm Welcome hat

Yesterday the star on the Warm Welcome hat was changed to a heart, according to this post. But it seems like chat.stackexchange.com has not been updated yet. I see the new hat on my profile, but not ...
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When I bookmark a conversation in a private chat, who can see it?

When we bookmark a chat conversation, the bookmark is saved publicly on our chat profiles. For example, here's mine. When I bookmark a conversation in a private chat to which only some users have ...
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The create-chatroom page incorrectly specifies the conversations as licensed under “cc-wiki” (CC BY-SA 2.5)

The create a new chat-room page likely doesn't get a lot of traffic, which probably makes issues with it have a relatively low impact, but this one should be fixed: The text reads: All ...
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Winter Bash 2019 Hats Don't Appear in Chat

Apparently Winter Bash hats are supposed to appear in chat, but they do not.
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Clarifications for suspensions in chat

Just now, I was suspended from MSE chat. I was told not to bring up certain topics and was silenced for 30 seconds, so I accepted this and refrained from discussing the topic. Shortly after that as ...
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What is the purpose of MSE in contrast to chat and defining community consensus?

This is what I think (or believe) how the MSE Q&A site and the various chat rooms "come together" as basis of our community: Within the various chat-rooms, depending on scope and audience, topics ...
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How to do “polls” in “chat”?

Moderation decided to close and delete my question Winter Bash … does it matter to you this year? I asked today. In the explanation about that close/deletion, moderator Tinkeringbell also mentioned: ...

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