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Can mi yodeya have a live chat feature with rabbis

I’m curious if it is possible for mi yodeya as a site to partner with say a rabbi or posek to create a live chat feature with a Q&A, similar to how Aish.com has, but maybe full time? I hope this ...
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Mi Yodeya Chat \ Discussion room?

This is for the moderators, is there a chat or discussion area where members of Mi Yodeya can share and exchange ideas in torah learning?
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Delete comment in chat

How can I delete my comments IN A CHAT? Deleting REGULAR comments (on a question) is easy - there's a button right next to it, but I can't find the delete option in chat.
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Reputation in Chat

As usual, apologies if this has been asked before. I'm just wondering if there is a different reputation calculator within Chat rooms, as my reputation is boosted there by about 200+ rep points ...
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Help about chat rooms

I've been hunting the SE help, and I can't find answers to these 2 questions: Can I create private chat rooms without using the gallery? The other day, I tried to create a chat w/ another user, but ...
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IRC For Mi Yodeya

I know there is a "chat" on here but does anyone use IRC? Is this something MY users would enjoy? These days there are multiple clients to connect to IRC via Windows/Linux/Mac and even browser based ...
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Please move these comments to a chat room

This answer has more than 20 comments, and they're old enough that the mod ability to move long comment threads to chat does not work. I think the comments here are worth keeping in some form, but ...
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How to access V'dibarta Bam

How do I access the mi yodeya chat 'V'dibarta Bam'? I'm using the stack exchange android app.
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How to ping other users

What are the rules of pinging? You can ping a user on comments and in chat, but the rules for doing so aren't clear. You can ping a user by commenting on his post and by writing @username in a ...
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Questions about the site

Is there a chat room for this site? Are you allowed to ask a question of a question, ie., seek further clarification to an answer to your question? Are you allowed to razzle dazzle your posts with ...
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What Yodeyan slang terms are there?

What are slang terms that people on Mi Yodeya use in comments or chat that are unique to this community? Please post one term with definition, etymology, earliest known usage, etc., per answer. ...
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Having issues with my StackExchange login

I didn't think my StackExchange user (the one I use for chat) had a different login than my mi.yodeya user. It's always been pretty seamless navigating between the two. Well, I just reinstalled my ...
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Can't reply to own comments in chat

In the chat, one can link one's next message as a reply to another message. This way, the thread is easy to follow, especially when replying to a message that is further up the page. Why can't one ...
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Parashat Hashavua' "gabfest"?

Would anyone be interested in starting a weekly Parashat Hashavua' podcast in a format similar to the one used in Slate Magazine's various "gabfest" podcasts?1 Please keep reading for more details, ...
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Bidi bug in starred posts' datetimes

In the list of stars on the right-hand side of the chat room, the fairly recent posts are listed as having been posted "- 2d ago" (=two days ago) or "- 15m ago" (=fifteen minutes ago). In my browser (...
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July 2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the July 2012 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the ...
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July 2012 Moderator Election: Town Hall Chat

In connection with the moderator elections, we held a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This was be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the ...
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Include events in weekly Newsletter

I just got the weekly Mi.Yodeya email (sent out every Tuesday). Why isn't there a reminder for the weekly Parsha Chat event that is every Wednesday? It should be included in the email. Please upvote ...
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What to do with Parsha Chat?

I haven't been able to make it to parsha chat lately; however, at the time this question was asked, it had skipped two weeks in a row. It then occurred a few times, followed by a few more weeks of ...
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"Site Rooms" link goes to the wrong place

I am in chat and I click on "site rooms": That directs me to: http://chat.stackexchange.com/?tab=site&host=judaism.stackexchange.com BUT if I try to change the URL to: http://chat.stackexchange....
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Final Vote to name Mi Yodeya's chat room [closed]

We've had a number of good suggestions for our chat room's name, and the upvotes and downvotes on each showed that there are five favorites (answers with net vote count greater than one standard ...
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Planning Meeting on Monday night, May 7 for a Launch Party

Please come to Chat on Monday, May 7 at 10:00 pm EDT for a planning meeting for our Launch Party. You can register for the chat and get a doodad for your calendar here. Purpose: Plan a party to ...
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Name Mi Yodeya's chat room [closed]

We've discussed naming our chat room before, but never came to a conclusion. Let's do this again, with two changes: We now know that this site will be launched out of beta in about a week, B"H, under ...
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Site chat rooms listed as SE-network rooms

While in our chat room, click "leave", and the page you wind up on will be the "site" page (listing site-related chat rooms), but the site they're listed as being related to will be not JL&L but ...
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Chat badges on meta.J.SE

Is it possible to get the chat badges (talkative and outspoken) on meta.J.SE? If chat is site independent, how are the badges different for each site? Can meta.J.SE have its own chat rooms or are they ...
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Wrong rep in chat

Only problem is, last I checked I only have 9322 reputation (and counting!) Why does it say I have 10.2k?
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Volunteer needed: Host Parashat Hashavua' Chat

Until recently, I usually served as unofficial host for the Parashat Hashavua' Chat. Unfortunately, it seems that for the foreseeable future, I won't be able to attend. Would you be willing to take ...
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Objection to chat heading

This is not a question, but I object to the spelling of the transliterated word "Hashavu'a" as in, "Visit our Parashat Hashavu'a Chat, going on right now." The correct pronunciation, if one is ...
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bookmarked conversations should include more metadata [closed]

It would be nice if each bookmarked chat conversation would indicate, in the sidebar (where it lists the participants), the number of posts and the length of time from start to end. The former is ...
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Auto-generated chat event announcement says "right now" early

Whenever we have a scheduled chat event that's about to start within the next half hour (I think), we get a auto-generated banner on the main and meta sites saying, e.g.: Visit our Parashat Hashavu'...
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Please reconcile these chat accounts [closed]

Today I learned that I have two chat accounts. This one seems to be the main one, but there's also this one, which IIRC was the result of visiting one chat thread once from English.SE. I don't know ...
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In chat, how do I search for messages I've posted?

Is there a way that I can search for messages I've posted in chat? I tried searching for my name, which produced some messages posted by others that mentioned me but didn't produce any of my own ...
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Site Promotion Planning Meeting - Tuesday, Dec. 27

There will be a meeting in our chat room on Tuesday, December 27, at 18:00 UTC / 20:00 IST / 13:00 EST to discuss the next steps in promoting this site to the outside world. Anyone interested is ...
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Can you design a Community Promotion Ad for Parashat Hashavu'a Chat?

As reported here, we have, for a limited time, the ability to create Community Promotion Ads to help build awareness for some of our regular site promotions, and how well we utilize this nee tool is ...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: How to get notifications of community events

From time to time, Judaism.SE community events, such as the Ingathering Contest, the weekly topic challenge, and Parashat Hashavu'a Chat are discussed or announced here on Meta. In the past, we've ...
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Name our chat room

Right now, our general-purpose chat room is called, excitingly enough, "Jewish Life and Learning." Some other sites have given their general chat rooms distinctive names, such as The Garden Shed, Hub ...
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Parashat Hashavua' Chat

Our first Parashat Hashavua' (weekly Torah portion) Chat, despite the fact that it was advertised only minimally, turned out to be a lively, interesting discussion. So, why not do it again every week? ...
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Parashat Hashavu'a Chat - Trial

You are invited to our first ever Parashat Hashavu'a Chat Where: The Judaism.SE chat room When: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 17:30 UTC (19:30 in Israel; 12:30 EST) (You can get a doodad for your ...
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Let's arrange a J.SE chabura

After Sukkos we could arrange a J.SE chabura. We could pick a subject, maarei mkomos, and discuss the sugya in a chat room. This may also help in getting more experts to the site.
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Cannot log in to chat

Can someone tell me why I'm getting an error saying my login information seems too old when I try to log in to chat?
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Should we schedule a meetup in chat?

Would you be interested in a scheduled meetup in our chat site? The goals would be to give people who are interested a way to get to know each other outside the relatively narrow content of the main ...
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