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Should we have even more room owners for The Nineteenth Byte?

A few months back, we had a discussion about adding more room owners to The Nineteenth Byte. As a result, five users were added as room owners, and the problems we were facing lessened. However, we're ...
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chat suspension? [closed]

I could not figure out how to change my keyboard layout from Workman (which I have been trying to learning) back to QWERTY. Google found no results for my query (it usually automatically corrects ...
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Is it OK to promote my own posts in chat?

Occasionally I see other users posting links to their own answers or challenges in The Nineteenth Byte. Is this OK? Can I promote my own posts as well?
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We need to talk about Chat

I would start this post with something along the lines of "without naming names", but I think it's time to pinpoint the issues we currently face in chat and take action. This is a follow-up to The ...
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Should we have additional room owners?

Currently our main chatroom, The Nineteenth Byte, has only the 4 PPCG moderators as room owners. Since the chatiquette is not applicable to other Stack Exchange sites, using chat flags for breaches of ...
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The state of chat

I was recently alerted to our increasing noise-to-signal ratio we have in chat, something I can definitely see looking back. While discussing it in chat, people mentioned that they still enjoy the ...
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Undeserved chat suspension

So this just happened: This is the linked message. For those that can't see it, the text was "I want that in my mouth". I was talking about food. Specifically, the previous message: Does somebody ...
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Chat still says beta

A picture with freehand red circles is worth a million words:
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We Built a Programming Language... right?

Recently, Mego, quartata, CᴏɴᴏʀO'Bʀɪᴇɴ and I (VoteToClose) (building upon the work of ProgramFOX et al.) built a chat bot named Data that can run code for several different esoteric languages (and ...
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Do we want XKCD autposted in chat?

El'endia Starman, a moderator, but not a PPCG moderator, has recently added an XKCD RSS feed to our chatroom The Nineteenth Byte, apparently based on the suggestion of one other user. I am vehemently ...
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Do we want new challenges auto posted in chat?

Our chatroom The Nineteenth Byte currently has 3 message feeds. For example, when there is a new meta post, it is automatically posted in chat. Do we want to have new questions from the main page be ...
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GolfEye - a chatbot (v1.0.3.2)

This post announces the official beginning of a chatbot I've been working on called GolfEye. Here's the chatroom that it posts in. This bot will monitor both Code Golf and Code Golf Meta. It will ...
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Can't seem to star a chat message

I wanted to star a chat message: http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/14090701#14090701 Is this reputation based? At the time of this question I had 261 reputation. Or is it the fact that ...
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Let's think of a creative name for our chatroom

I'm hoping we're nearing the end of beta soon, but even if we aren't, our chatroom name is so bland. "Code Golf." Look at all the creative names others have thought up: "Root Access" for Super User "...
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Where's everybody hanging out? [closed]

The chat room for this site is kinda dead. I'm guessing it's because everyone who would be chatting on this site is probably already in one or more rooms elsewhere in the SE network. So, where is ...
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