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    We have that handy live chat up at the top of the page, but no one ever uses it.

    I'd like to advertise that I am on right now (paralith is too), and I'd like more people to use the chat.

    Maybe this thread could be used to advertise that you're on the chat when no one else is on.


     

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    i can't get it to work for some reason
     

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    I use the chat from time to time, I have to say it's always just been me sitting waiting for anyone to show up. I'll see if there is some newer software available to help fix any issues people might be having. It's Java based, so if you don't have Java it will not work. www.java.com (Sun's website).
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    Like I mentioned in another thread, I'll start hanging out there more regularly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by paralith
    Like I mentioned in another thread, I'll start hanging out there more regularly.
    I noticed you dropped by, too bad I was afk. Ohh well, perhaps another time.
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    HOLY CRAP! I never knew it existed! HOLY CRAP! (Not sarcasm! What the fuck! Am I blind!)

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    P.P.S: Oh. It joins you automatically. For some reason it did not before. For everyones knowledge (in case they need to use mIRC) it's #thescienceforum (dhur)
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    I've got the same problem as icu.
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    For those having problems, what browser are you using and how far does the chat get before it has some issue? Does it give some kind of error message ?
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    Hot damn, we got 6 people in the chat room right now..come join the party!
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    Firewall is no longer blocking, but it refuses to connect.
    "The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair." ~ Douglas Adams
     

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    Connecting...
    Unable to connect : java.net.SocketException : Software caused connection abort: connect
    Connecting...
    Unable to connect : java.lang.NullPointerException
    "The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair." ~ Douglas Adams
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by drowsy turtle
    Firewall is no longer blocking, but it refuses to connect.
    Try Opera browser.
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    mine has this problem:

    Connecting...
    Logging in...
    -- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    -- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    Disconnected from irc.freenode.net
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by icu
    mine has this problem:

    Connecting...
    Logging in...
    -- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    -- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    Disconnected from irc.freenode.net
    Well, your running Zone Alarm. Tell it to not block the chat, or just turn it off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by (In)Sanity
    Quote Originally Posted by icu
    mine has this problem:

    Connecting...
    Logging in...
    -- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    -- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    Disconnected from irc.freenode.net
    Well, your running Zone Alarm. Tell it to not block the chat, or just turn it off.
    how to do that...
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by icu
    Quote Originally Posted by (In)Sanity
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    mine has this problem:

    Connecting...
    Logging in...
    -- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    -- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    Disconnected from irc.freenode.net
    Well, your running Zone Alarm. Tell it to not block the chat, or just turn it off.
    how to do that...
    It's been so long since I've used that program that I'm really not sure anymore. Perhaps another member is using it or has had recent experience with zone alarm. It was years ago that I did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by (In)Sanity
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    mine has this problem:

    Connecting...
    Logging in...
    -- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    -- [ Blocked by ZoneAlarm Security ]
    Disconnected from irc.freenode.net
    Well, your running Zone Alarm. Tell it to not block the chat, or just turn it off.
    how to do that...
    It's been so long since I've used that program that I'm really not sure anymore. Perhaps another member is using it or has had recent experience with zone alarm. It was years ago that I did.
    ok, thanks for helping :-D now the waiting game. 8)
     

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    Live chat active at 20:20 hrs 4/26!

    Well... semi active
     

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    Would it be possible to displaythe number of people logged onto the chat next to the chat button? I think if people can see that there is some activity that they would log on much more often and it would become more used than it currently is.
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    I'm sitting in live chat, with no one to talk to... I'm sad
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    I'm waiting for someone to say "Hi" to me in chat mode........

    Nobody loves me! Waahh!

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    Sorry, I joined but was about an hour late.
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    been at school all day... so sorry there Tri, I hope I catch you later (Summer will work great for chat, I'll be free for most of the time)
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    We've got some pretty regular chat room attendees now. Come on in, people!
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    yay, i got it to work now, come on in people!!!!
     

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    I'm on most days. I'd like more people discussing philosophy. I used to talk with Darius... or tried to... but he hasn't been around in a while. It's about time I find another source of ridicule if anyone needs an outlet. :P
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    Of course, your name, marcusclayman, becomes marcus-away the moment i log on. Oh, the irony of it all.
     

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    There's some sort of bug in my javascript, that won't let it run. I can't be bothered to try and fix it, because I don't know where the problem is.
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    You could try downloading mIRC and connecting that way.
     

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    Live chat guys, come on!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arcane_Mathematician
    Live chat guys, come on!
    I cant from work. Let me check my Iphone
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    can't either - i'm stuck with a certain (very early version) of Java, and the chat function requires a later one
    "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." (Philip K. Dick)
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arcane_Mathematician
    Live chat guys, come on!
    Well, everytime I do use the live chat I seem to be the only one!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by marnixR
    can't either - i'm stuck with a certain (very early version) of Java, and the chat function requires a later one
    Have you guys tried downloading mIRC? Not sure if that still requires an up to date Java or not though.

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    no can do : the response is "website barred"
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    Quote Originally Posted by marnixR
    no can do : the response is "website barred"
    Probably to enhance productivity.
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    So download it at home marnix!
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    If I want to live chat I just talk to real people.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spuriousmonkey
    If I want to live chat I just talk to real people.
    Congrats on actually knowing people that give a shit about science!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artemis
    Quote Originally Posted by Arcane_Mathematician
    Live chat guys, come on!
    Well, everytime I do use the live chat I seem to be the only one!!!
    I'm there pretty much everyday. Haven't see you there yet!
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    Quote Originally Posted by KALSTER
    Quote Originally Posted by spuriousmonkey
    If I want to live chat I just talk to real people.
    Congrats on actually knowing people that give a shit about science!
    well, it isn't fucking difficult in a building full of scientists.
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    Quote Originally Posted by paralith
    Quote Originally Posted by Artemis
    Quote Originally Posted by Arcane_Mathematician
    Live chat guys, come on!
    Well, everytime I do use the live chat I seem to be the only one!!!
    I'm there pretty much everyday. Haven't see you there yet!
    Well I have been. Though I usualy leave when there's (almost) nobody around.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spuriousmonkey
    Quote Originally Posted by KALSTER
    Quote Originally Posted by spuriousmonkey
    If I want to live chat I just talk to real people.
    Congrats on actually knowing people that give a shit about science!
    well, it isn't fucking difficult in a building full of scientists.
    I would imagine not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artemis
    Quote Originally Posted by paralith
    Quote Originally Posted by Artemis
    Quote Originally Posted by Arcane_Mathematician
    Live chat guys, come on!
    Well, everytime I do use the live chat I seem to be the only one!!!
    I'm there pretty much everyday. Haven't see you there yet!
    Well I have been. Though I usualy leave when there's (almost) nobody around.
    EVERY time I log in I see para-away or para-puppywalk
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    Quote Originally Posted by spuriousmonkey
    If I want to live chat I just talk to real people.
    i demand to be taken for a real person !
    "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." (Philip K. Dick)
     

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    I won't install Java no more. Was a javascript chat version available as well?

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    What we need is a little shout box to announce "hey, I'm in chat."
     

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    Oh, yea...

    Hey, I'm in chat!
     

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    I'm in the chat too!
     

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    I'm going to sticky the thread just to make it easy to find and keep it on our mind!
     

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    OK, I know it seems like every time you log on and I'm there that I'm ignoring you. I'm not, I promise. I'm multitasking, give it a little while and I'll notice you're there. Most of the time.
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    it took you 5 hours to notice me the last time I was on...
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    I think what we need is a little number next to the chat that says how many people are in the channel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arcane_Mathematician
    it took you 5 hours to notice me the last time I was on...
    That's why I said most of the time....not all of the time. =p
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arcane_Mathematician
    I think what we need is a little number next to the chat that says how many people are in the channel.
    People don't even notice red lights, you think they'll notice a little number

    I'll see what I can do. Would be hard to make it very accurate.
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    Would it be easier to have a click counter that was set to only keep track of the clicks within the last hour or three?
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    Quote Originally Posted by marcusclayman
    Would it be easier to have a click counter that was set to only keep track of the clicks within the last hour or three?
    You read my mind. Yes, I would make an entry to a database table with a timestamp. Viewing the page would give a total of entries that are within a certain time frame. Clicking would also clean up old stale entries. I could do this all with code as well, databases are just so much more fun.
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    The only problem is for those of us who don't enter the chat room by clicking that link. I just go through my IRC program because I don't like the java client.
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    Quote Originally Posted by paralith
    The only problem is for those of us who don't enter the chat room by clicking that link. I just go through my IRC program because I don't like the java client.
    In that case we would need a program that could log in to IRC on a specific channel and count the number of users. It would also have to be pretty non intrusive to those who run the IRC (Freenode).
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    Quote Originally Posted by paralith
    The only problem is for those of us who don't enter the chat room by clicking that link. I just go through my IRC program because I don't like the java client.
    Hello,

    how can I get to the scienceforum.com's chat room by using, lets say, ChatZilla? Could you please tell me?

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    Yes you can, Steve.

    First type: /server irc.freenode.net

    This will get connect you to the server. Once you're all connected up type: /join #thescienceforum

    And that will take you to this forum's chat room.

    These instructions follow for anyone using an IRC program instead of the java client, such as mIRC for pc's and ircle or snak for macs.
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    Tthank you. I didn't know which server to log on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Miller
    There wasn't being no such room right now.

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    I don't understand. You couldn't find the room? No one was in the room?
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    No such room.
     

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    Make sure you type the # in front of the name of the room. Other than that, I don't know what the problem is - the room's name is just #thescienceforum.
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    To me it was still a little strange how you guys approach such issues.

    But, I realize I only have to create the room, when I was first to join. Right?

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    Btw. Was there a way to increase text which I type? It's a little small I feel.
     

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    Ah some anon came in and left before I could even say hi T_T
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Miller
    To me it was still a little strange how you guys approach such issues.

    But, I found out meanwhile I only had to create the room, as I was first on the server. Right?

    Steve

    Btw. Was there a way to increase text which I type? It's a little small I feel.
    What do you mean? Approach what issues?

    I'm not an expert on irc stuff but I don't think you "create" a room. The room exists on the server and you simply join it. I have often joined the room and been the only one there. Perhaps it was something about the specifics of Chatzilla? Also, increasing text size will be something you do in the Chatzilla options.
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    I'm really lazy right now, but try to type #gdggdgdfgdgdggfdfgf and see what's gonna happen.

    This room will exist when you click the Join button. : )

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    Sorry I missed you kalster, i was at the grocery store =p
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    Sorry I missed you kalster, i was at the grocery store =p
    No probs, had some trouble and had to restart the pc without logging off. It wasn't meant to be. :wink:
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    Hola.
     

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    I feel so alone in the chat. Won't anyone come visit?
     

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    Can't get it to work. I think the firewall in my router blocks it, and I don't have the right permissions to unblock it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by drowsy turtle
    Can't get it to work. I think the firewall in my router blocks it, and I don't have the right permissions to unblock it.
    hmm. You could always download mIRC or something. Wouldn't that work?
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Obviously
    I feel so alone in the chat. Won't anyone come visit?
    You're not.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Miller
    You're not.
    Hm? :P

    I don't see anyone else in the chat. ^^
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Obviously
    Quote Originally Posted by drowsy turtle
    Can't get it to work. I think the firewall in my router blocks it, and I don't have the right permissions to unblock it.
    hmm. You could always download mIRC or something. Wouldn't that work?
    Probably. But I'm unbelievably lazy.
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    sitting and waiting for others to join me... not even a busy paralith to keep me company...
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    Anyone wanna join the chat?
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    I do but it doe snot work for me!! UGHHHH!!!
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    scientia, download mIRC. Then follow the instructions I gave to Steve Miller earlier in this thread.
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    Hi,

    you could add me to Skype too. It's Steve.Miller.Blues.

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    oh well, it looks like i'm truly scuppered at work

    installed mIRC but then when i try to connect i get the following message

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    i suppose it means security won't let me
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    Quote Originally Posted by marnixR
    oh well, it looks like i'm truly scuppered at work

    installed mIRC but then when i try to connect i get the following message

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    i suppose it means security won't let me
    Could you increase the size of text you're typing? I saw screen shots of the program and I was being skeptic still.

    I think its size was fixed somehow.

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    just waiting around for SOMEONE to join me... tear
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    I would use it, but it doesn't seem to work on my computer.
     

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    nevermind, I guess it does work on my computer. Although nothing seems to be going on at the moment.
     

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    ... or to ICQ. 563413100 .....
     

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    sitting in live chat with para and skin, anyone else wanna join us?
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    Ok.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arcane_Mathematician
    live chat forever!
    Heard dat!
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    Well, I know I am dim, but I cannot get this feature to work. Basically (why do people say this?) I just get a blank sub-screen with no buttons, and no "right-click" option.

    I DO have Java installed, so what else must I do?

    Or is it not worth the effort?
     

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    When you're on Firefox, you need to enable Java under Tools>Options>Content.

    Don't know, might be this is it. ^^

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