Official Discussion Thread About Chats Feature

/ By Webmaster [+Watch]

Replies: 185 / 9 years 17 days 16 hours 7 minutes 26 seconds

New Chat Features

See new features here.

Why Chats?
There has been 5.5 million messages made on ES threads, and over 1 million PMs, all of which get stored in the database forever and ever and ever unless you delete them. ES is setup in a way to be as interactive as possible, but as a consequence many people have used it to chat instead of roleplay. Forums store every single message made and are not designed to be used like chats, it takes too much disk space storing all those messages. These realtime chats let you OOC and Chat without refreshing the page constantly for updates. Only the last 18 messages are stored for each chat.
It keeps getting disconnected
You cannot join more than 1 chat at once. This is to prevent people having like 50 windows open and eating bandwidth. Some kind of multiple room search and join might come in the future at some point.
I'm on my cell/school/work computer and I can't use the flash chat
Get back to work.
Will there be a way to lurk anonymously
Probably in the near future to very soon.
Will we be able to moderate chats we own
Probably soonish, as well as limiting who joins protected chats.

Chat Commands

The commands are a lie.

Chat formatting that works

Chat supports limited ES formatting and only those commands which use parenthesis.

size10Font size 10
gGoogle link
wwikipedia link
#rrggbbAny color


  1. Honoring protected chats.
  2. Count how many users online at once.
  3. System messages to all users.
  4. Message of the day.
  5. More commands with spiffy features.
  6. Counting all posts made.
  7. Multiple chats at same time in same window
  8. Realtime updates for posts and PMs .
  9. Thread owner can kick
  10. Ignore feature
  11. Option for sound
  12. option for sound when someone says your name or certain phrase

Roleplay Reply. Do not chat here. (50 character limit.)

Custom Pic URL: Text formatting is now all ESV3.

Roleplay Responses

  Cosmic Lifeforce / Jon_the_assassin / 5y 312d 3h 57m 52s

  Spc. / X-000 / 5y 363d 7h 19m 44s
  (‿l‿) / Jon_the_assassin / 5y 364d 11h 14m 9s
  Free / HanakoYamanari / 6y 25d 11h 46m 52s
lurk lurk lurk
  DAFUQ / ES APPRENTICE PROGRAMMER / Omio / 6y 25d 11h 47m 29s
Hiya all.. who exist here
  Teen Seth / Nienharo / 6y 25d 13h 3m 34s
Yeeah x3
  Neptune / HanakoYamanari / 6y 35d 20h 34m 40s
Merry Christmas indeed. =3
  DAFUQ / ES APPRENTICE PROGRAMMER / Omio / 6y 35d 20h 36m 25s
No ones heere ~~~ Merry Christmas i guess <3
  Neptune / HanakoYamanari / 6y 36d 10h 53m 40s
  (‿l‿) / jon_the_assassin / 6y 81d 21h 50m 44s
  (‿l‿) / jon_the_assassin / 6y 81d 21h 51m 26s
hey girls
  puertor1can19 / 6y 98d 19h 44m 22s
  Project: skyfall / Jon_the_assassin / 6y 128d 17h 29m 27s
It's neglected. =/
  DAFUQ / ES APPRENTICE PROGRAMMER / Omio / 6y 129d 21h 7m 58s
Hmm how have I never noticed this room before?
  Cole / SilentOne / 6y 130d 6h 9m 33s

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