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More interesting name for our main chat room?

How about Talk Ubuntu? It shows that it is a channel for discussion rather than Q&A.
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

/dev/random It reflects the content of the chat. My pronouns are He / Him
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

I'd like something along the lines of Oxwivi's answer, however just to throw in another one (perhaps a bit banal, fantasy is not my top strenght): The Orange Room It's Ubuntu's color and the room's ...
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The 'Raiders of the Lost Downboat' chat room

It seems, as discovered by Mark Kirby, that Mateo created the room (on June 26th 2012), with the purpose of coordinating voting. Why would one want to coordinate voting? Well, questions with no ...
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

Ubuntu comes in multiple flavours: Ubuntu Lubuntu Kubuntu … So I suggest Chatbuntu.
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

I think we've got a great opportunity in that the letter C was skipped in naming Ubuntu versions. I propose "Chatty Capybara"
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

Chatroom for Humans, maybe? Or at least something to that tone.
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Can chat get a redesign? Please?

Chat has never been a priority for SE but if that changes and they decide they want to put some work into it, then I would say that the absolute least important thing to do would be this kind of ...
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

Not sure if this would be appreciated, but what if we renamed our chatroom every 6 months when a new release comes out and use the codename's animal and its living place as inspiration. Example: 14....
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

Taco Tuesday As per our fond love of tacos http://chat.stackexchange.com/search?q=Taco&room=201 , and of course the Ubuntu taco truck:
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How to chat with another user?

You won't find the chat links in user profiles, it is located in the top right on the black bar, in the little stack exchange hamburger "community" menu, it can be a bit hard to find. It is also ...
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Ask Ubuntu Chat Twitter Bot

For the love of all that is holy, PLEASE remove the bacon trigger. If you want to know why, see here. Our mods' sanity is already stressed enough. They don't need to sort through a board of 8500 posts ...
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What should WolfBot do for us?

Developer Note: This is status-completed as per Post Shortcuts. If these two features are different, or people feel that this is not implemented in the same spirit as intended in this feature request, ...
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

I like Onebree's idea, but I think that a single word is better and easier to type. So how about simply apt-chat
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What should WolfBot do for us?

Developer note: status-planned, needs addition for tag checking in addition to just posts, but this shouldn't be hard. I think it would be very useful if it could detect EOL questions, as most ...
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Where should WolfBot live?

I would say that where it should live depends on what it's used for. If the idea is to filter off-topic posts (difficult at best for a bot to do accurately) then Regulators might be the better spot. ...
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How to erase a chatroom I created myself

Don't worry about it. Inactive rooms are deleted automatically by the system. I don't remember if non-mods can delete the rooms they created, but if you can, it will be on the "Access" tab. ...
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Questions regarding official chat rooms' ownership

There are many chat rooms in the Ask Ubuntu space of the network. Of the three you mentioned, only Ask Ubuntu General Room is what I would call official, since it was created at the dawn of time when ...
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How to erase a chatroom I created myself

Related post on Meta SE: How do you delete a room on chat? Related chat FAQ: Will these rooms exist forever? Quote (emphasis mine): Rooms will exist indefinitely, so long as there is at least one ...
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What should WolfBot do for us?

Keyword Flagging status-completed The bot should have a feature that will monitor incoming questions and check each post for certain "keywords" as defined by a moderator or bot admin. If such a ...
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I would like to ask what the pros and cons are for Unity 8 vs GNOME 3

I wouldn't bother with a specific room. As you say, nobody would know it's there. However, that's a perfectly good topic for the site's main chat room. Just drop in there and see if you can get anyone ...
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Where should WolfBot live?

Knowing that you have 12.7k and have been around for a while it is unlikely there will be Much trouble if you put your bot in the AskUbuntu General Room. Your keyword feature (eg mint, elementary, etc....
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What should WolfBot do for us?

Post Shortcuts - status-completed Have an ability to save and get shortcuts to special/important links, like: !!/s google. This could be used to store canonical questions that need to be easily ...
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

How about The progress bar? That punning both with the double meaning of bar (a place to buy alcohol or, often in computing, a progress bar) and progress since Ubuntu is the OS of the future etc, etc. ...
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

Quite frankly, I rather like that we have a staid name. It says: we have things to chat about, instead of spending time thinking of names for our chatroom.
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

Following the trend of the various misspellings of Ubuntu, how about: Ubanter And, just in case the pun's not obvious: ban·ter (băn′tər) n.              Good-humored, playful, or teasing ...
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What should WolfBot do for us?

Turn it off. Why do we even need a chatbot? We've been fine without it, and I see no reason to start using one now. Note: As of the next update to the bot, if this post has a total score of +3 or ...
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More interesting name for our main chat room?

I realize I'm late to the party here, but I've affectionately referred to The Ask Ubuntu General Chat Room as "The Water Cooler" as it's where I typically go to find someone who isn't too busy working ...
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