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Should you have the option to change or remove the auto away function and timeout session?

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About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by zamm0rak86 on May 30th 2007, 2:20 am

i think the time it takes for a member to go from active to away in the chatbox is too short, the same goes with the timeout session, where u will get logged out...

on my forum its about games, and alot of the people on my forum plays while they are on my forum.. so they get logged out alot.. and this annoys them and it makes them, not wanna use it... but chatbox is a great chat... but I think it would be even more usefull if you could change the away time or timeout session, timer.... or remove it, so that u wont be away unless u use the command /away... or logged out for that matter...

what do u think... Smile

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by AussieJay on May 30th 2007, 12:23 pm

i think it is a great idea. all of my friends auto-log out and no-one knows if they have left for good or they are playing a game.

YES YES YES

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by Featherlord on May 30th 2007, 2:49 pm

I like the idea, too.

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by Guest on May 30th 2007, 3:00 pm

The chatbox isn't really that editable at the minute, this could really help for the more busy forums who use the chatbox ^^

I vote yes

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by AussieJay on June 1st 2007, 3:20 pm

someone please send this to the creators/technicians of the forum providers! PLEASE!

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by zamm0rak86 on June 8th 2007, 6:57 pm

...well... it looks like im not the only one who wants this... but how do i make sure the creators and/or technicians will even look at this???

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by bizigidibizi on June 8th 2007, 7:09 pm

yes yes !! =)

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by punkfilter on June 8th 2007, 8:23 pm

i vote yes, and also, i hate it that you have to keep logging in when you navigate through different pages

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by zamm0rak86 on June 10th 2007, 7:19 pm

need more people to give their appenion on this if we want it changed... Smile

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by Guest on June 10th 2007, 8:46 pm

It's up to the technicians to decide if it is going to be added, not the number of votes Wink

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by punkfilter on June 12th 2007, 10:13 pm

^then whats the point of voting?

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by asiacitybeat on January 6th 2008, 9:46 am

i think this problems still persist...i'm getting vey frustrated...

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by [DP] Gabberke on February 2nd 2008, 12:04 pm

Yes i agree Wink

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by kiwicopper on February 28th 2008, 1:45 am

I think this would be a great idea.

i have set the chatbox to open in a different window so members can chat and look through the posts at the same time.

Also a number chat while at work so often get distracted then come back and have to log back in.

No biggie at the end of the day but can get annoying. Especialy when someone looks in the box and sees everyone away, they will be more inclined to not go in, although members are just looking at another page.

Just my two cents worth.

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by scratch on March 25th 2008, 1:25 am

yes yes yes....the auto log out sucks!!!

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by Sneshka on March 25th 2008, 1:41 am

I agree and I think thats good idea Smile

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by asiacitybeat on March 25th 2008, 1:46 am

yes, the auto logout is so annoying. but I've seen members voicing out this issue upmteen times but no action been taken yet.

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by HelpME on March 25th 2008, 6:47 am

great idea! Why can't i vote Yes? But I like this idea!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by xn--p-r-i-n-c-e on March 30th 2008, 5:26 pm

yes... it wuld b nice to remove session timout option frm chatbox n also login.. who wants to again login n login after few minutes.. lol ... hope tech r solving this prob also.. Mr. Green

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by Gee on March 30th 2008, 11:45 pm

It would be nice to be able to remove that, but I think this has been an issue before. I read that the reason for the timeouts was that otherwise the whole page would refresh a lot (not sure, but it definately had something to do with refresh issues), which of course would also be a pain in the a**.

Now what I've done and what I suggest all people in favor of this suggestion should do = get a remotely hosted shoutbox.

try shoutmix.com (that's what I use) or google and you'll find tons of them. No logging in/out & thus real time chat with no interruption.

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by KPPT on March 31st 2008, 12:45 am

No offense but i think the chatbox is garbage... I think the chat room should be more like inferno chat, where it automatically logs people into the chatroom upon viewing the page using their forum name.

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by Akamannu on December 14th 2009, 10:51 am

yes yes !!

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by Reign on December 14th 2009, 11:11 am

remove the disconnection only ^^

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Re: About the Chatbox timeout session and away function

Post by Jophy on April 16th 2013, 8:19 am

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