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live chat

  1. elisabethkcmo profile image75
    elisabethkcmoposted 8 years ago

    Has the idea of a live chat room ever been discussed??
    seems like it would be popular

    1. Marisa Wright profile image99
      Marisa Wrightposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, several times. 

      The forums were originally a place where Hubbers (people who are here primarily to write Hubs) could socialise occasionally.  Recently it seems there are people who join HP mainly to socialise and occasionally to write Hubs.  I'm not sure HP would want to encourage that, because they make their money from the Hubbers who write the Hubs, not the chatterboxes!

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        rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Im sure too. They are here to do their job, no biggie. But does "chatting" in the forums hurt anything? just wondering...

  2. Aqua profile image81
    Aquaposted 8 years ago

    Might be fun - I'll bet it could get pretty heated though.

  3. elisabethkcmo profile image75
    elisabethkcmoposted 8 years ago

    true, they would probably need several different "rooms"

  4. relache profile image88
    relacheposted 8 years ago

    There are already tons of sites and services that offer live chat.  How would it be beneficial to HubPages to "reinvent the wheel?"

    1. elisabethkcmo profile image75
      elisabethkcmoposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      just noticed that people start out on one subject, but end up socializing   
      seems that lots of new friends are made

    2. profile image0
      rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      theres gmail and yahoo..
      if you wanna chat with somebody, email them? then go to a chatting place. The forums always end up as chats for a bit anyway. its so super ahrd to stay on topic, I do try tho.  smile

  5. relache profile image88
    relacheposted 8 years ago

    But couldn't people who want to chat just exchange info and do that?

  6. profile image63
    logic,commonsenseposted 8 years ago

    great idea!  Hope they run with it!

  7. sunforged profile image75
    sunforgedposted 8 years ago

    its been brought up a lot, a couple of hubbers have already created public chats the addresses can be found in the threads

    personally, I would run far away, the forums already serve as a big distraction, a chat would be terrible.

    Do people really still use chat rooms? I figured facebook and twitter were the new chat-

  8. Eaglekiwi profile image79
    Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago

    Huh ?Im a chatterbox hubber and HP makes money off me smile

    1. profile image0
      rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      phew...Im not the only chatterbox
      I dont have adsense, so maybe they make even more money off me, cuz they dont have to share?
      How are ya EK?

  9. shamelabboush profile image68
    shamelabboushposted 8 years ago

    great idea actually!

  10. Eaglekiwi profile image79
    Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago

    Doin' ok RNW, just havent been on Hp as much as I used too. Was thinking of writing a hub today ,then lost the motivation ( y'know how that goes) lol

    Hey how come ya aint using Adsense? Im sure m hubs could so with some backlinking ,so told myself thats what I will do soon.

    1. profile image0
      rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      not using adsense so i dont have to worry about it. smile I have no motivation...

  11. profile image0
    bloodnlatexposted 8 years ago

    What's going on in here today?

    1. profile image0
      rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      nothing
      its boring today
      no personal attacks and all
      smile

      1. profile image0
        bloodnlatexposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Well that sucks...I can help though...Ummm....

        You suck because you have to pose in all of your pictures trying to look like you should be on a bottle of captain or something.

  12. myownworld profile image78
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    we all anyway use the forums for chatting ... kinda desperate, I know...but I wonder if giving us an open chat room would be such a good idea! we won't ever get anything else done..  besides, the religious might just tear each other to bits! wink

  13. profile image0
    rednckwmnposted 8 years ago

    you cant suck cuz you have no body!!!

    1. profile image0
      bloodnlatexposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Well Played....

      1. profile image0
        rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        hows owrk?
        what do you do? besides freak the office people out with your skull...

        1. profile image0
          bloodnlatexposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I design, and test software. 

          Today is crazy because systems are crashing, and for some reason people think I shold know how to fix it.

          1. profile image0
            rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            tell them its the full moon....everything has gone mad

            1. profile image0
              bloodnlatexposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              I tried that, they don't care.  They just want it fixed.

              1. profile image0
                rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                oh, well...people..I have windows ME. If anyone else in the known universe still had it, they wouldnt complain about anything....
                your friends should be at home waiting for you when you get out tho.  smile

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                  bloodnlatexposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Thanks, Well I gotta run.  There seems to be more fires to put out.

    2. profile image0
      bloodnlatexposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      i can bite you though...

      1. profile image0
        rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol
        Im too tough!!

      2. myownworld profile image78
        myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        careful darling...those teeth look a bit precarious...

        1. profile image0
          bloodnlatexposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          They maybe a bit on the rotten and loose side, but they can still break skin and leave an infection...

          1. myownworld profile image78
            myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            (((shivers in fright)))

  14. profile image0
    rednckwmnposted 8 years ago

    well guys, have fun. I have got to run to the store now.
    I shall return.  smile

  15. profile image0
    bloodnlatexposted 8 years ago

    Have a Glorious Day if i don't get back.

  16. Marisa Wright profile image99
    Marisa Wrightposted 8 years ago

    On second thoughts, maybe a live chat room wouldn't be such a bad idea.  Then we'd get rid of mindless threads like this one...

 
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