HomeFactopediaBrainoffsRankingsCommunityLog In
You know 0 facts





Sat 27 Dec 08 #1 
Tushers
Contributor


Hi, was wondering how hard it would be to have a simple IM system on this site? as the Count added PM i thought tonight as i saw someone come online i wanted to talk to but didnt want to go through the PM system as some people do not have their email set up they just check different things when they sign in, would a IM system be possible?

any ideas??


Knows 24444 facts
like | send message


Sun 28 Dec 08 #2 
wabzy

I think it would be nice. They have it on other sites so why not here? I don't know how hard it is to set up.


like | send message


Sun 28 Dec 08 #3 
Kristian
Olympian

I agree completely. It would be really interesting. There might be more people around if there's Instant Messaging System. There would be more chat rooms, lounges, to discuss on different topics and issues, and of course the trivia.


Knows 37807 facts
like | send message


Sun 28 Dec 08 #4 
kevg
The Grumpinator

But would I have to listen or can I just talk ??


Knows 39468 facts
like | send message


Mon 29 Dec 08 #5 
jmaxg
Contributor

So.......why dont interested members just go to messenger or gmail or ICQ (does that still work?) or whatever?

PM the person, exchange details, and go for it.......Facta still works in the background.

I love ya Tush, but we don't need such things when we have plenty of viable alternatives.......all of them free and compatible.

:-)


Knows 33692 facts
like | send message


Mon 29 Dec 08 #6 
emerald125
Contributor

I think IM on here would be good... Often you might not know someone well enough to exchange details and chat elsewhere but if you saw them online here you might feel more inclined to introduce yourself and say hi :-)

Paula


Knows 14868 facts
like | send message


Mon 29 Dec 08 #7 
kevg
The Grumpinator

That is a good point Paula. Being shy myself it is easier to chat here than in the big wide world. Perhaps a forum topic where those who are interested can post email or messenger/google details. I know some people don't like to give out mail details but chances are slim that none but Facta people will see them.
If anyone is interested I'll post the topic.


Knows 39468 facts
like | send message


Mon 29 Dec 08 #8 
Kristian
Olympian

I really enjoy Windows Live Messenger. All my friends have Messenger and it is really fun.

Post the topic Kev! I'm interested, just not too intrigant. ;)


Knows 37807 facts
like | send message


Mon 29 Dec 08 #9 
kevg
The Grumpinator

Posted in General Discussion


Knows 39468 facts
like | send message


Mon 29 Dec 08 #10 
Tushers
Contributor

JMAXG i do not use MSN as if i was to go open there i have so many contacts i would get nothing done, also i do not want to add... how can i put it, people i do not know onto my gmail or msn, this is for my friends and people i know in real life.

my idea was.... if i saw you online i could send you an IM like in face book and we could have a quick chat..... that way neither of us have given away any personal details, and we still feel safe, as after all we do not know who we are talking to. i have given my email address to very few on here and the ones who have it are i consider my friends.

If there was chat on here i think we would make friends quicker, as i say it on face book it looked simple and maybe it could be linked to your friends list on here so you can only chat to people you have linked as a friend?


Knows 24444 facts
like | send message


Tue 30 Dec 08 #11 
jmaxg
Contributor

Still.....a lot of work to be asking a busy guy like our beloved Count F to do, especially when we have a perfectly fine private message system.

Just my opinion though. That's all. No biggie.

:-)


Knows 33692 facts
like | send message


This topic is now closed.






   About - Terms - Privacy Log In