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Should administrators have an option to choose weather or not guests can view the chatbox?

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Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by ~Chris on May 16th 2009, 6:27 am

This suggestion's really simple (and should be optional of course), but I just thought if administrators wanted guests to see what's being said in the chatbox then they should be able to view the chatbox (without being able to write a message of course).

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by Darren1 on May 16th 2009, 6:48 am

Hmm....NO!

The ChatBox is a privilege, and should stay that way Wink

(ur first vote loove )

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by ~Chris on May 16th 2009, 6:51 am

I've seen it on other forums (usually a shoutbox though, but same sort of thing), and it's quite good. and IMO it could still be a privilege even if there are guests viewing it, keeping in mind they can't post any messages. And it's also interesting for guests to see what sort of things get discussed in a chatbox.

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by Vibhor on May 16th 2009, 7:14 am

Voted NO. Wink

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by ~Chris on May 16th 2009, 8:00 am

@Vibhor wrote:Voted NO. Wink
Do you have a reason, or are you just going to leave it at that?

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by Base on May 16th 2009, 10:20 am

Voted no, a ChatBox won't really interest a guest that much. If he/she wishes to post in the ChatBox, then they should register. Smile

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by Maxi on May 16th 2009, 10:50 am

sorry but no...gust has no privileges...if he/she want to see chatbox register !! Laughing

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by Blofeld on May 16th 2009, 11:29 am

No sorry I don't want guests seeing the chatbox. Wink

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by Guest on May 16th 2009, 11:32 am

Pointless > No

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by Extreme_gsxf on May 16th 2009, 12:17 pm

I voted yes... But with the option to disable it...

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by ~Chris on May 16th 2009, 2:45 pm

That's what I want on it too.

This is on every single pbpbb forum that has a shoutbox and it works well in my opinion.

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by Master Marc on May 16th 2009, 3:11 pm

@darren1 wrote:Hmm....NO!

The ChatBox is a privilege, and should stay that way Wink

(ur first vote loove )
I agree.

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We don't want guest to see what where talking about.Plus,that'a why there are XAT chatboxes for...

=>Voted No!

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by Walshy95 on May 16th 2009, 4:18 pm

I voted no. Guests only register if they like the look of the forum ect.

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by eagle8x on May 19th 2009, 4:24 pm

oh no, I vote yes.

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by C. Lea on June 1st 2009, 11:15 pm

I vote YES.

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by Amandeep619 on June 2nd 2009, 2:51 am

Okay first of all, I voted yes, because there is no harm in having this option, since some people would like this to happen on their forums, when others don't.

Secondly, you can have a good shoutbox instead, which you can post in a Forum Description, and make it viewable either to only the Registered Members+, or including Guests. Secondly, you can post a shoutbox in the Homepage Message, which I have done, and it looks very great on my forums.
www.lg-club.co.cc <--- You don't have to register to view the shoutbox!

Also, I don't really like the Chatbox that Forumotion offers us, except for the powers that we get as Admins on the chatbox! Very Happy It makes me feel almighty. Very Happy

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Re: Allow guests to be able to view chatbox

Post by Jophy on April 10th 2013, 6:14 pm

Suggestion Clean up

-> Old suggestions(Please feel to create a new thread for the garbaged old suggestions)
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=> Please read the guidelines for the suggestion section: http://help.forumotion.com/t93899-suggestions-for-your-forums-how-to
=> Please take a look on the frequently suggested features for your forums:
http://help.forumotion.com/t79095-frequently-requested-suggestions-for-your-forums

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