BYC Chat Info. (photo heavy) *link to chat inside*

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by Colored Egg Farmer, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    I would like to first remind you all that BYC Chat has all the same rules as this forums. Sometimes the rules may be more strictly enforced. If you need to report a problem in chat just choose any post on the forums or report link above chat to state your problem. Also you can contact the moderators on at that time.

    Some things to beware of:
    1: No cap locks
    2: Spamming
    3: Fighting
    4: Foul Language or using anything to get past the filter


    Here is a direct link to BYC Chat: https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/chat.php

    These
    photos may not be exactly the same.
    Thank you CochinLover for the pm.
    Thank you justinszoo and all chat members for the photos.

    Styles

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    1. Select Message Styles
    2. Choose your font and/or Color

    Options

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    Options has many features.

    1. You can add or subtract features.
    2. You can add a Change Status which will put a status under you name in the user list.
    3. You can add a Gender which is also will put a pink or blue person in the user list.

    Private Messages (PM)
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    To create your own private message to someone.
    1. Right click on the name... This step may be different with other computers.
    2. choose Private (chat)

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    This feature is used to send private messages to other chat users.
    1. A Red tab with the person's user name will appear at the top of the screen.
    2. To get to the private chat you click the tab to open it.

    Red- Waiting message
    Blue-Selected tab
    Grey- Unselected and no waiting message

    Ignore and Profile

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    1. Right click any name in the chat. This may be different in some computers
    2. Pick Ignore or Profile.
    3. Profile will bring up a new window showing that persons BYC profile.
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2009
  2. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Good job! This will hopefully help anybody having a hard time getting into chat.
     
  3. missourichickenmama

    missourichickenmama SURPRISE!

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    [​IMG] thank you! this will help a lot of people! me included...
     
  4. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    Ok so for any of you new Chat people or experienced chat people are there any other things that should be added?
     
  5. @migocontodos~

    @migocontodos~ Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'd suggest a little better indication of how to activate the private messages as well as how to use the ignore button.
    You'll find both of them under the same tab.
     
  6. jeannieo

    jeannieo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well, I'd like to know how to get out of chat. I saw that folks were leaving the room and when I clicked log out it just gave me an option to log in
     
  7. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Quote:Just close the browser or navigate to another link. Chat will automatically log you out.
     
  8. Joanns_chickens

    Joanns_chickens New Egg

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    How do you know when your hens laying days are over? I'm getting some odd looking things in my eggs. Is ther a 90 days window? I heard that there was.
    Thanks,
    Joann
     
  9. eggzettera

    eggzettera Chillin' With My Peeps

    That was Joann's very first post so [​IMG] & [​IMG]

    How old are your hens?
    What Breeds?
    What "odd looking" things are you seeing?

    I keep this bookmarked cause it really does address a lot of "issues" http://www.thepoultrysite.com/ourbooks/1/egg-quality-handbook/

    HTH
    Nadine

    ETA
    you may want to start your own thread in the "Chickens Behavior & Egg-laying" if you want more thoughts.....

    2x ETA - to add bookmarked page - D'uh!
     
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2009
  10. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    Ok well I'm going to add a little more to this.... specifically how to use the ignore and how to create a pm.
     

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