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How to link to a post in chat, to be accessed outside chat?

In chat, there is an option to link my next chat message as a reply to this. But I do not see a way to get a hyperlink to the chat transcript, at a particular post. I know this is possible (that is, ...
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How do I invite a low rep user into chat?

It comes up in chat sometimes, so I figured I'ld post a question and answer on the thing.
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Is it OK to post a link to my question in the general chat room, to publicize it?

If I ask a question and want to draw attention to it, is it OK to post links to it in the general chat room? Or is this considered bad, since there is already a questions feed and if lots of people ...
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How can I move a discussion from comments to chat after the 'move this discussion to chat' link has disappeared?

So, I'm once again violating the policies of AU by having an extended discussion in comments. The link offering to move this discussion to chat pops up. I get distracted and do not act on it ...
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Unable to use the askubuntu chat

Looks like this happened before Unable to log in to chat. I use firefox 11.0. Followed the test on all looks ok, but I can't log in.
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How should we handle support requests in the Ask Ubuntu General Room?

In the past few weeks, I've noticed some newish users coming to the general room looking for IRC-style technical support or (perhaps more objectionably) using it as advertising space for their ...
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What implications does 'move this discussion to chat' has?

I'm trying to help waterloo2005 with a kernel related question, at first it looked like a simple permission mistake, It seems I was wrong... Right now, there's 8 comments of both me and waterloo ...
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Why do I need 20 reputation to chat even in the feedback channel?

I'm not sure how to answer to a previous answer so I joined the chat and I couldn't ask anyone as I'm lacking repuatation. Come on guys, this side is supposed to be "easy" and enable an instant ...
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AutoSuspension from Chat for "Inappropriate Content"

Someone mind explaining what content was inappropriate, and why the system is automatically banning users now, and can perhaps undo the suspension? edit: yes i found what content was inappropriate, ...
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Chat schedule reminder email is off by an hour

Three hours before the event starts, the system sent out emails saying: You registered for the following chat events happening today on chat.stackexchange.com: in 2 hours ... The ...
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moving question-related discussions from comments to chat seems pointless, destroys clarifying information

After a bit of fact finding back and forth in the comments about a fix-it question, the site will now display something like: Please avoid extended discussions in comments. Would you like to ...
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Is oneboxing for Google+ posts coming to the chat?

Oneboxing is one of the brilliantly useful features of our chat system. Could we also have oneboxing for Google+ posts and profiles? I'm told it's the future.
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Can't access chat, says I'm not logged in

Was I banned or something? I don't see anything but that I need to login first.
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What is the purpose of the FlackBot in chat? Do we want it?

This is a question talking about the Ask Ubuntu General Room chat. It seems like every day we have an incident where somebody goes over the top with the bot that sits in the room. A moderator has to ...
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Potential Features for FlackBot [closed]

If FlackBot was to become a permanent fixture in chat what are some features which should be added to provide merit for it's presence in chat? As with most other polls please only post one suggestion ...
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What is the Ask Ubuntu Classroom and how can I participate?

What? The Ask Ubuntu classroom is a series of free sessions where an Expert teaches attendees some of their skills in a variety of fields. Where? The sessions are going to be held in the Classroom ...
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How can I change chat sound notifications?

The current notification sound is a little bit annoying. I thought the sound is the browser default sound but it is not. I heard a different sound the same browser in different chat rooms. How can ...
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Chat: Issue in Communicating On Chat

In the chat system i was able to talk. However, due to some strange issue in the system, the box in which I can type a message into disappeared, and I cannot get it back. Applies to any system I log ...
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2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the 2011 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat . The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the Town ...
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Number of people chatting

I know it's a small thing but to suggest there's 24 people chatting in the Ask Ubuntu rooms is misleading.
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How can I open Ask Ubuntu chat directly?

How can I place an icon on my desktop to directly open Ask Ubuntu's chat?
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How to run the chat on the browser sidebar?

It would be really nice if I could run the chat on the browser sidebar, but it doesn't shrink enough.
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Logo Squashed in Chat

When I signed into chat today, the logo at the bottom-right looks like this. Marco Ceppi commented on it: I know they did some changes to chat yesterday to fix the API - there may have also been a ...
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In-house chat Ad broken?

I've noticed for the past few days that the Visit House advertisement on the right doesn't properly show the most active rooms. Is this just me or is there a problem in showing the correct rooms?

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