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« Reply #15 on: December 22, 2008, 12:12:16 AM »
It's time to resurrect this. I tried talking on #rpgnet but they're almost entirely lurkers, it's like one of those high school dances where all the boys sit against one wall and all the girls sit against another.
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« Reply #16 on: December 22, 2008, 01:08:24 AM »
My recollection is that they were lurkers OR chatting about absolutely anything other than RPGs.  I would have thought that you of all people would have noted that, Kyle...

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« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2008, 01:08:40 AM »
My recollection is that they were lurkers OR chatting about absolutely anything other than RPGs.  I would have thought that you of all people would have noted that, Kyle...

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« Reply #18 on: December 22, 2008, 01:18:36 AM »
That's been my experience in the past. However, I've not been for years. I went yesterday and today; yesterday they avoided discussing rpgs, turning the topic to other things when I brought them up. Today there was a discussion going on, names for campaign worlds or something.

So in my two brief experiences recently, it's one-for-one. But that's just two relatively brief visits. I can't really say what the culture of the place is now.

But I can say that they had 30+ people logged in and only 2-3 talking, and that their rules do not allow for the full and frank discussion which we enjoy here on therpgsite. I prefer smaller groups who all talk, and that straight talk.
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« Reply #19 on: December 22, 2008, 03:35:45 AM »
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only 2-3 talking, and that their rules do not allow for the full and frank discussion which we enjoy here on therpgsite. I prefer smaller groups who all talk, and that straight talk.


Indeed. Can't blame you at all. I've been absent from my own #rpgchat for several reasons. (Holiday business, plus finishing up my next game which I needed to focus on.)


I'll be back around and people are welcome to come to #rpgchat OR goto #therpgsite to talk about games
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« Reply #20 on: December 22, 2008, 05:11:22 AM »
I don't shut up ever, but I am on Synirc networks usually talking in a Warhammer channel.  And once a while even on topic!

Oh I could see about visiting yall, but once I get going it would only be the inevitable silence in the room that would quiet me.

And then I would feel like a douche.
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« Reply #21 on: December 22, 2008, 09:57:11 AM »
I don't have time to hang out on irc anymore. I only go on to run games. I've got two long-term irc games going, a StarCluster game going for seven years and an In Harm's Way game going for three. Each one goes for a half-year before switching. I just finished the season for the IHW game, and I'll be starting up the StarCluster game in January. I used to hang out on #rpgnet, but with my release schedule, I've had to cut that out. If I'm not writing, I'm painting or researching.

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« Reply #22 on: December 22, 2008, 11:16:30 AM »
OK, I'm there.  Where's everyone else?
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« Reply #23 on: December 22, 2008, 12:15:55 PM »
Good hell, now I have to add another tab to my X-Chat?
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« Reply #24 on: December 22, 2008, 02:48:53 PM »
No one about at the moment?
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« Reply #25 on: December 22, 2008, 03:19:07 PM »
Ech!  I gotta go run errands.
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« Reply #26 on: December 22, 2008, 03:59:26 PM »
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« Reply #27 on: December 22, 2008, 04:00:45 PM »
I'll be on around 7 P.M. Pacific, so, be there!
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« Reply #28 on: December 22, 2008, 05:30:39 PM »
I know it seems like I am, but in fact I am not online 24 hours a day :)

Usually I'm on during business hours Down Under, which corresponds to late afternoon and evenings in the Americas, early mornings and midday for east and central Asia, and the middle of the night for Europe.

So just come on, hang around, when you see the mirc bar flashing then someone has turned up :)
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« Reply #29 on: December 23, 2008, 11:21:35 AM »
The only way to make this place work is as follows:

1. Advertise it!
2. Have some people (more than one) that are willing to hang out for protracted periods of time there, even when the room is empty and then engage anyone who comes in with conversation.

Otherwise, people come in, see the place is empty, and leave, then never come again.

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