Instant Private Messages via the Chat Bar

#1
I want to point out a feature of the chatbar that has been popular on Rum Ration, instant PMs.

Click on the Chat(123) icon in the chatbar that shows who is online. Scroll or search to your target victim and click on him/her. This will open a private chat window.

I still consider the chatbar as 'under trial' and I know it gets in the way of the quick reply button, a bug I will tackle this afternoon. In general though I like it - there's no significant lag, it doesn't load our servers, the cost is very reasonable, it doesn't rely on browser plugins (Flash, Java) and it's simple. A bit lacking in bells and whistles may be, but all in all pretty good.

Whether we want it as a bar is a different question, and we could sack it in favour of a separate page as before. I would like to see if the intant PM feature I mentioned is used first though.
 

FrosteeMARIA

LE
Gallery Guru
#2
It's not bad! Instant PM is fine, although it doesn't work so well on browser on ipad, but that's no drama.
Gets my vote :)
 

Ravers

LE
Kit Reviewer
Book Reviewer
#3
Do we not get the picture message thing like on Rumration?

Reason I ask, is that I like sending childlike paintbrush drawings of penises to people.
 
#4
Unfortunately not - the chat bar on Rum Ration wouldn't run on here as it put a lot of load on the server. It is also all together a little more amateur, although cheaper. Shame though as one of the main uses is, as you say, sending cocks!
 

B_AND_T

MIA
Book Reviewer
#5
It was there the other day, bottom right of any screen and then it disappeared.
 
#6
I like it - but it's notifying me of replies when none are actually showing up on the widget!
 

AlienFTM

MIA
Book Reviewer
#10
We need to hear from the split-arses (I had already noticed that one or two were online) to see whether they complain about blokes asking them to vote on the **** sex thread.

Cannot help but notice that none of them has hit on me yet. Story of my life.

;o)
 

jarrod248

LE
Gallery Guru
#11
We need to hear from the split-arses (I had already noticed that one or two were online) to see whether they complain about blokes asking them to vote on the **** sex thread.

Cannot help but notice that none of them has hit on me yet. Story of my life.

;o)
It can be used with a webcam. It'll end in tears of some blob.
 

FrosteeMARIA

LE
Gallery Guru
#14
We need to hear from the split-arses (I had already noticed that one or two were online) to see whether they complain about blokes asking them to vote on the **** sex thread.

Cannot help but notice that none of them has hit on me yet. Story of my life.

;o)
That's because you are a cock.

If anyone was going to complain about being asked about **** sex, then this really isn't the forum to be hanging about in. Unless it one of the batshit crazies from mumsnet again.
 
#17
The toolbar has been extended with facebook like icons. Now the button to shorten the toolbar is no longer visible and I can't click it away. Is it possible to limit the "empty" space between "Tweet {71}" and "Chat (Offline)" a bit so the whole bar is shown? Or may be my notebook's screen is too narrow for this feature?
 

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