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Questions about the chat room and what takes place there.

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Have a feed for Hot Network Questions in Chat or Seperate Room

Can we have a feed in chat for Hot Network Questions? This could help us: See what questions are hot just out of interest Pay special attention to edging them An example of what this could look ...
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Why was Chicago chosen as the center point for the world map zoom effect in chat?

I noticed a small Easter egg in chat rooms parented to this site: the "world map" figure on the bottom bar zooms in and out depending on how far the page is scrolled. As I was using this Easter egg, ...
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“moved to chat” link leads to page containing both a barely readable “object moved to here” and a “page not found” notice

This answer contains a "moved to chat" link as a sole comment: are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been moved to chat The resulting page has a big "Page not found" notice. ...
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What's this “close-a-thon” all about?

I saw this: ...but the link just pointed to the chat room, where I couldn't find any relevant explanation. In fact, the only thing containing "thon" that came up using "find" was a link to an old ...
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Which chat message was I banned from chat for?

I've been banned from chat for 7 days. The only information I've been given is the following @menotalk @andrewgrimm clearly you guys don't like each other, but poking each other with sticks is ...
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Change the logo on chat.stackexchange.com

The site name was (finally) changed from "Travel Asnwers" to "Travel". However the old logo is still used on http://chat.stackexchange.com/
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Replying to inappropriate messages in chat

Is replying to inappropriate messages advisable in chat? For example, in response to a recent chat message, I first tried replying to it, rather than flagging it. But it ended up being deleted. Link ...
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Do we need guidelines on how to behave on the chat, also for Moderators?

Let me start by stating that I consider chat.se a bit like a free zone. Whatever is considered off-topic in both travel.se or meta is possible on the chat, of course in the boundaries of decency. ...
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Link to the chat has disappeared?

Is it only me or was the link to the chat removed from travel? Right now, the only way that I see is to scroll to the bottom, where the site-wide chat is listed, click on that, search for the travel ...
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Does Stack Exchange chat usually work in China?

Well I've been in China for two days and it's taken me this long to find a place with Wi-Fi and electricity. Besides Facebook, which I expected to be blocked by the Great Firewall, I'm also having ...
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Get expansion of Wikivoyage articles in chat…please?

When we post Wikipedia articles in chat it expands into a preview. It'd be really handy if we could get that for Wikivoyage articles as well....we refer to it a LOT.
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Ask A Traveller - Call for Volunteers / Topics

It was suggested in the chat that we try a chat even like Reddit, where we have an AMA event in the chat room. What's an AMA? It comes from Reddit, where someone (even Obama!) will log in and say ...
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Should we also have some chat events that are not about generating new answers or other “work” on the site?

There's an active topic on the linguistics.SE meta site about whether they want to start scheduling regular chat events on linguistics topics. Well that made me think, why don't we have regular ...
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Google Maps if someone enters coordinates in the chat

Similar to the feature request I placed in this question, I would like to propose another feature request. Whenever someone enters coordinates like that in the chat: 49° 14′ 0″ N, 7° 0′ 0″ E It ...
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Preview of Google Map links in chat

If you paste a link to travel wiki or other SE questions into the chat, a preview image is automatically created. I would really like the same for Google map links. A lot of time we're discussing ...
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We would like Wikitravel links to auto-expand in our chat room just like Wikipedia links do.

Dear Stack Exchange development programmer computer science engineer IT hackers. If one day you think we're big and mature enough to give us a cool feature of our own that other Stack Exchange sites ...
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Why can't I log in to chat?

This morning chat has decided my login credentials are too old and won't let me log in. I've tried all the suggested things. Log out and log back in again. Clearing cookies. Trying four different ...
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Name for Travel.SE chat room

Not a particularly serious discussion but I think it should be fun. Does anyone have name suggestions for Travel.SE's chat room? 'Travel' sounds meh. For example, Writers.SE call theirs The Overlook ...
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Low activity on chat

Looking at the chat activity for the past week or so, it appears that hardly anyone hangs out in the Travel chat room. This wasn't the case in the early days of the site, when the chat was a lot more ...