Morning Discussion

This clock is ticking, slowly counting down to NewShackCity.

I'm not sure when the clock will expire; however, I'm acutely aware of the existence of the aforementioned clock. Yesterday, Chatty users were treated to an unintentional preview of a constant Chatty stream.

Due to some scheduling confusion regarding the holiday, there was no one around to hit Evening Reading. What's interesting is that, as yesterday's Chatty ran for 24 hours, we were about to see how the weekday conversation flowed as a singular stream. The world didn't end and conversation moved well, so I don't think the world will end when we make the switch later this week.

Of course, the new Chatty is a little more evolved than that, but you'll see what we mean soon enough. [Insert harrowing orchestral score here.]

From The Chatty
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    February 22, 2011 5:01 AM

    I'm looking forward to seeing NewShack on Weds. Do you guys have a launch time?

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      February 22, 2011 5:03 AM

      When it's done.

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      February 22, 2011 5:03 AM

      I am looking forward to this too Loiosh!

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      February 22, 2011 5:04 AM

      around 6 PM Wednesday*

      *Valve time

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      February 22, 2011 5:11 AM

      I've paid no attention and have no idea what the changes will be but I plan on being angry and self-righteous about them anyway. It is my responsibility as a member of the internet.

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      February 22, 2011 5:29 AM

      I see this launch mimicking Duke 4

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      February 22, 2011 5:49 AM

      Will the chatty be named something else (daily) since it's posted once per day?

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        February 22, 2011 5:50 AM

        the chatty isn't posted once daily, it just exists and threads expire after 24 hours. The chatty is just going to be called Chatty

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          February 22, 2011 6:12 AM

          Is it gonna 0wn?

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            February 22, 2011 6:17 AM

            I can neither confirm nor deny

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            February 22, 2011 6:31 AM

            CrustaR, it's going to change everything!!!!

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              February 22, 2011 6:42 AM

              arse -> street, let us hope so. Now d-fer can make his daily Halo threads like he originally planned.

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          February 22, 2011 4:21 PM

          so can we find old posts?

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      February 22, 2011 6:06 AM

      I'm not sure that it will be ready by Wednesday, but I'm not fully in the loop on this.

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      February 22, 2011 6:07 AM

      I'm going to bump all my old posts in the last 60 seconds before they expire.

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        February 22, 2011 6:15 AM

        I think you misunderestimate neushack

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          February 22, 2011 6:16 AM

          Don't stop him. I want to see the outcome if his plan works.

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            February 22, 2011 6:31 AM

            threads expire 24 hours from the OP not the last post.

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              February 22, 2011 8:06 AM

              How have people not gotten the message about this by now?

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              February 22, 2011 8:34 AM

              I know that. I'm bump posts to front page and then when people reply they'll wonder why the post disappeared.

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                February 22, 2011 9:25 AM

                i'll unbump your posts.

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                February 22, 2011 10:04 AM

                Yeah, I forsee a lot of headaches for the mods for a few weeks.

                OMG WHY DID YOU NUKE THAT _______ POST YOU FACIST ISLAMOCOMMUNIST CHINESE NAZI JEWS

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                  February 22, 2011 10:09 AM

                  how is that any different from now?

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                    February 22, 2011 10:15 AM

                    Because it's going to happen to every post, and since most posts are made during the daytime, that's when the posts will disappear?

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                  February 22, 2011 10:11 AM

                  I think posts should fade out or change color as they age like old dog noses

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                    February 22, 2011 2:53 PM

                    from what i can tell, dognose has neither faded out nor changed color.

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                  February 22, 2011 10:17 AM

                  To help this, they should write the date of posts in the format

                  "X hours ago"

                  instead of

                  "Feb 22, 2011 12:04pm CST".

                  And maybe also add some emphasis on the date when it's a few minutes from expiring.

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                    February 22, 2011 3:13 PM

                    yeah or some kind of subtle UI indicator. Like a little clock or something when it's an hour from death

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                      February 22, 2011 3:19 PM

                      maybe the thread should initially be marked as such: \8=================-=====D/ and the cockboat should progressively shrink until it reaches the size of \8=D/ which is when we'll know there's only one hour left in this thread.

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                        February 22, 2011 3:22 PM

                        because the shack clearly doesn't have enough dicks

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                          February 22, 2011 3:24 PM

                          we i have been posting a bit less lately

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      February 22, 2011 6:32 AM

      I read this as Lunch Time and got hungry

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      February 22, 2011 7:20 AM

      yes. thursday

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      February 22, 2011 9:13 AM

      Damn, just when things were getting good. Ah well, i'm looking foward to the new design.

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        February 22, 2011 9:15 AM

        yo i heard the new design is gonna be different than the current design

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      February 22, 2011 9:43 AM

      make certain you grab all your stuff off of shackspace

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        February 22, 2011 10:04 AM

        oh shit thanks for reminding me

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      February 22, 2011 10:31 AM

      but ka.boom.zzz.zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz says it's gonna suck

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      February 22, 2011 4:03 PM

      So i'm still a bit confused here. When the threads expire after 24 hours are they deleted? Or can you go back and view them?

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        February 22, 2011 4:12 PM

        You can go back and view them, they just won't show up when you go to the Chatty.

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        February 22, 2011 4:17 PM

        you find them through search