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I think the biggest disconnect you're having here is that chatrooms on MSE aren't really... intended... for anything, beyond random chatter. There's one "main" chatroom on MSE, and that's the Tavern. A bunch of people hang out there; sometimes some staff do too; it's also the place if you want to talk about this site, Meta Stack Exchange. Other than that, ...


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I like our chat system (AKA Bonfire). It's simple to use and not too frilly and complicated. I've used it more than I've used Slack and Discord but I've used both and I'm not a huge fan of either. There are some things they do better but, in particular, Slack's odd threading just means you miss content from time to time. As far as I'm aware, there's no ...


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No, we should just fix the system we already have rather than relying on a 3rd party tool that may or may not fulfill our needs a few years from now. By having our own system, we're not subject to the practices of the 3rd party. You are of course free to move your own community to discord or whatever other platform you want, several communities from SO chat ...


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