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