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#1 SteveSter

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Posted 10 June 2008 - 09:55 PM

How bout a chat room for members only? Wouldnt this make sense instead of extremely drawn out threads?
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#2 AngelOfDeath

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Posted 11 June 2008 - 03:11 PM

2nd! But would ppl even post in water cooler if this happen?

 

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Posted 11 June 2008 - 03:53 PM

Yea since ppl want everyone to see a post then they will put it on there and not just to the ppl online at the time. It would help with all these post.
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Posted 11 June 2008 - 07:46 PM

a chat room would be nice.

I would still do both tho.
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Posted 12 June 2008 - 09:41 AM

I would do both. the chat room wouldn't be a thread for reading or searching thru later, but definately a great addition.
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Posted 12 June 2008 - 10:52 AM

generally people use the longest thread as a chat room per say. I wonder if the software supports it and how it would work hmm.gif
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Posted 12 June 2008 - 10:57 AM

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seems it would be possible, it would be a java-based chat room mazdaworld.net/chat or something, not exactly tied into the forums, but same server, extra 6-10 bucks a month

http://partners.parachat.com/invision
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Posted 12 June 2008 - 10:59 AM

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Posted 12 June 2008 - 04:08 PM

I think it would be a pretty worthwhile add-on and we would prob be one of the first forums to have this and for a couple more dollars a month not bad.
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Posted 12 June 2008 - 05:12 PM

I would be willing to send in a donation towards this endeavour...(sp)

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Posted 12 June 2008 - 05:59 PM

Why the extra charge? Are we using all our bandwidth now?
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Posted 12 June 2008 - 08:17 PM

I'd have to look into it more with syn, its a different software package that ties into invision, which mean you pay a licensing fee, and possibly hosting, but that might be something oyu can work with.

Here we pay a yearly fee to invision for the license, which also includes tech support and upgrades, hosting is provided by another service on a shared hosting platform.

Right now we pay about 150 dollars a year in hosting + another 30 a year for dedicated mySQL hosting (hence why since we renewed in march there have been no crashes) In addition to hosting invision charge something like 30 dollars a quater, which is much less the original 190 per year.

Not that bad, the big thing is that syn does not want mw/net polluted with ad's, unlike some shit buckets where every word in every thread is highlighted and brings up some crap

As far as specs, we technically have "unlimited" bandwidth which is handed out in 100,000 meg intervals, so basically one badass terabyte, of that we have been using 3-6% a month. In addition to bandwidth we have about 2gigs of raw space used for storage, most of that is the forum records, but also in there are all attachments, including smilies and massive 300meg videos from MWM's

We have a 15 gig limit on storage space, it'll be awhile before we need more.
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#13 Troutman

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Posted 12 June 2008 - 09:30 PM

Whilst I do not oppose the idea, keep in mind we are dealing with various time zones here.
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Posted 12 June 2008 - 09:59 PM

Most of us are on the east coast right? Either way alot of us are online around the same time.
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Posted 19 June 2008 - 10:25 PM

It was originally considered in the site design but at the time not much interest was generated. Since there is renewed interest I have been looking into trying out a beta test version. I would like to be able to link MW accounts in the chatroom, as oppose to an open format where you pick a new handle at each log-in.

I do not expect this to happen with in the next few days, but is on the list along with a minor front page redesign, updated flash movie, and addition of more sub-forums to support Mazda's growing line up.

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Posted 23 June 2008 - 04:27 PM

Also true, but it would be a feature of the site that not many others don't have, from the beginning this forum was founded on the concept of a smaller, but much more personal community, none of this 10,000 users and 8000 with 1 post or less garbage...

If this place ever got to the size of say, Jeepforum, 300,000 users, tens of millions of posts, noobs who don't even have cars wanting 1 post advice, multiply off-topic sections to handle all the new cell phone/porn/dating advice/newsstory garbage
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee...4.7, Limited, Quadra-Drive, Loaded.
2005 Audi S4...V8, 6spd, miltek
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee...5.7 Hemi, Overland, '14 LED headlights coming soon
2005 ZX-6rr...Muzzy, power commander 3, bixenons
1987 GPZ500...Vance Hines, full led, bixenons
2013 Lamborghini LP560-4 Spyder...possible twin turbo?
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"BHR is more correct than you could imagine." - Troutman
"I guess we all proved BHR right.....again....." - Frankzao
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First of all, we are smart enough to know that BHR doesn't really exist, he is an illusion in all our minds....

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#17 Synesthesia

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Posted 26 June 2008 - 11:05 PM

Thread edited and trimmed. I remind you one time and one time only, this section is for suggestions and mild feedback, under no condition is it for discussion let alone bumping threads for "updates"

Anyone found in violation of this will have there posts deleted and a 1-day suspension.

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"In an Alex Ross-drawn, Paul Dini-penned thesis, psychiatrists ponder that perhaps the Joker is sane and fakes insanity to keep himself out of prison. It is suggested that he is completely in control of himself but is a savage sadist, and uses his disfigurements as an excuse to terrify and murder his victims. Ironically, the doctor who came up with this theory was Harlene Quinzel, whom Joker later transformed into his insane accomplice, Harley Quinn."

"Grant Morrison's graphic novel Asylum suggests that the Joker's mental state is in fact a previously unprecedented form of 'super-sanity', a new mode of perception to cope with the insanity of the times."

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