Questions tagged [chat-faq]

The chat FAQ is a series of posts to help users understand how chat works.

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Chat: How do I get to it?

I keep seeing people say in comments 'let's take this to chat' or 'this would be better in chat' But I don't know how to get to there. I've looked all over the FAQ and it mentions chat ...
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Chat: What is a Room Owner?

I've been a room owner of various chat rooms: chat rooms I created myself, and now, the ELU main chat. But what IS a room owner? What can a room owner do, what can't they do, what should they do? ...
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Chat: etiquette?

I've been asking a series of questions about chat because, even though I've been there a few times, it takes some getting used to and I'm just trying to clarify things. So what's up with behavior and ...
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Chat: what is it good for?

Now that I know how to get to chat and use all the features (the buttons and edits and links and stuff), what am I supposed to do with it? What is the best use of chat vs when should you post or ...
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Chat: how do I use it right?

Now that I've figured out how to get to chat, I see that there's kind of a lot there. I see all sorts of weird things there. Before I ask about what's appropriate behavior, I'd like to know just how ...