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File: 1433809766866.jpg (79.17 KB, 1024x625, chatting.jpg)

No. 805

https://chat.lolcow.farm

I've set up a chat page. The code is derived from CyTube (http://cytu.be) with minor modifications. You can talk about whatever you want and share videos.

You do not have to register an account to chat. Registration is optional. You only need to register if you want to make a channel or want to reserve a certain name.

The official chat channel is http://chat.lolcow.farm/r/meta.

Users can create their own channels by registering an account and clicking Account -> Channels. The owner of a channel becomes a moderator of it, and can ban or mute people from it. Channel owners are free to enforce their own rules as long as none of them conflict with lolcow global rules. However, in cases of extreme power hunger, drama, or overzealous moderation, I reserve the right to take control of a channel and appoint a new owner.

I will likely embed a channel (with video removed) into some part of the chan in the near future, to function as an inline chat box.



Please discuss chat issues and suggestions in this thread. I threw the color scheme together pretty quickly and don't like it that much, so I would appreciate style suggestions. If you want, you can adjust the CSS values yourself with Chrome developer tools (F12 on Windows, Cmd + Alt + I on OS X) and tell me the exact changes you'd like to see.

Please also suggest new emotes. Emotes can be based on images of any size, but they're downscaled to 120x120 in the emote list page and 85x85 in the chat, so crop images as much as you can and make sure they look good at 85x85. Ideally they should be 120x120 or larger.



Usage

New channels are private by default. Go to Channel Settings -> Admin Settings to set a password or to make it public.

To use an emote, click Emote List and press one of the buttons, or type the emote name surrounded by colons. :cow: is one example.

Message styling is the same as the ones valid for lolcow.farm (see >>2). So **bold** (bold) and #<3 (♥) work. The ones in the CyTube guide here work as well, but _ and * are italics and ** is bold: https://github.com/calzoneman/sync/wiki/CyTube-3.0-User-Guide#default-formatting

Full documentation can be found at https://github.com/calzoneman/sync/wiki/CyTube-3.0-User-Guide.

No. 806

hope this catches on.

No. 808

How do you play a video?

No. 809

>>808
under the video area there's a plus sign that you click and then it opens a thing to past a link in.

No. 810

File: 1433893530947.png (20.44 KB, 85x85, cry.png)


No. 811

can emotes be gifs?

No. 812

>>808
>>809
Yes, just use the + sign on the right. A chat owner has to press the red lock button in order to allow guests to play their own videos. If it's locked, only channel staff can add videos. If it's a green check mark, anyone can add videos.

>>810
Added.

>>811
Yes. Emotes can be GIFs or anything.

I've updated the OP with some more details on chat message styling (bold etc.).

No. 814

File: 1433940362209.jpg (4.49 KB, 85x85, quirkz.jpg)

Missing Butter Golem's makeup endevaours

No. 815

>>814
I wish she would come back. Only her YouTube is left.

No. 817

File: 1433982063751.gif (653.99 KB, 175x175, yay.gif)

Plz add this Admin-sama

No. 818

File: 1433982155818.gif (179.48 KB, 85x85, yay.gif)

Shit, forgot to resize, my bad.

No. 820

File: 1433982754609.png (11.1 KB, 85x85, pepe-gun.png)

Reguested

No. 821

File: 1433983464620.png (12.01 KB, 85x85, butthurt.png)


No. 822

I'll add these in a bit.

For future reference, these should all actually be 120x120 or bigger, so that the larger version appears in the emote list. Just make sure they look alright at 85x85. The 85x85 ones are okay and won't cause any issues though.

No. 823

>>822
Damn :( Then plz delete what I added Admin-sama, gonna reupload them in 120x120 shortly.

No. 824

File: 1433983754928.png (18.05 KB, 120x120, 070.png)

120x120

No. 825

File: 1433984276902.png (19.91 KB, 120x120, butthurt.png)

Fixed

No. 826

File: 1433984877431.png (24.11 KB, 120x120, pepe-gun.png)

Aaaand fixed

No. 827

File: 1433985700035.png (19.51 KB, 120x120, dale.png)


No. 828

File: 1433985920199.png (23.42 KB, 120x120, kirino.png)


No. 829

File: 1433986035405.png (24.7 KB, 120x120, normies.png)


No. 830

File: 1433986194843.png (24.6 KB, 120x120, doge-wow.png)


No. 831

File: 1433986489118.png (38.53 KB, 120x120, wink.png)


No. 832

File: 1433986528540.png (37.84 KB, 120x120, bitch.png)


No. 833

File: 1433986848861.png (26.59 KB, 120x120, bitchplz.png)


No. 834

File: 1433987191376.png (30.56 KB, 120x120, bitch.png)

>>832
transparent

No. 835

File: 1433987304936.png (24.7 KB, 120x120, venus-woah.png)


No. 836

File: 1433987364783.png (37.04 KB, 120x120, wink.png)


No. 837

File: 1433987367915.png (24.46 KB, 120x120, venus-woah.png)

Crap. Fixed

No. 838

File: 1433988049372.png (22.37 KB, 120x120, pt-dwi.png)


No. 839

File: 1433988482686.png (13.79 KB, 120x120, moe.png)


No. 840

File: 1433989396225.png (31.16 KB, 120x120, 1010.png)


No. 841

File: 1433989587179.png (23.14 KB, 120x120, pt.png)


No. 842

File: 1433995397599.png (30.56 KB, 120x120, pt-bye.png)


No. 843

File: 1433995706058.png (25.91 KB, 120x120, feels.png)


No. 844

File: 1434000786589.png (22.69 KB, 120x120, motherofgod.png)


No. 845

File: 1434001008210.png (24.38 KB, 120x120, pc-night.png)


No. 846

File: 1434001296599.png (22.58 KB, 120x120, pt-helga.png)


No. 847

File: 1434002028942.png (16.38 KB, 120x120, 1431645740808.png)


No. 848

File: 1434002475824.png (17.96 KB, 120x120, asianfather.png)


No. 849

File: 1434003152092.png (19.92 KB, 120x120, 557487.png)


No. 850


No. 851

File: 1434003406238.png (23.2 KB, 120x120, 24455487.png)


No. 852

File: 1434003603141.png (23.53 KB, 120x120, 223454878741.png)


No. 853

File: 1434004902225.png (26.9 KB, 120x120, salty.png)


No. 854

File: 1434006431656.png (27.55 KB, 120x120, pya.png)

Sorry, I couldn't resist.

No. 855

File: 1434006893418.png (23.86 KB, 120x120, tits.png)


No. 856

File: 1434008154145.png (26.55 KB, 120x120, ohayou.png)


No. 857

File: 1434008958823.png (20.49 KB, 120x120, sp-cows.png)


No. 858

File: 1434009919683.png (14.19 KB, 120x120, feelbro.png)


No. 859

File: 1434011042019.png (29.2 KB, 120x120, dare.png)


No. 860

amazing emoticons good job anon

No. 861

>>860
Thanks!
If you're not skilled enough but would like to add some emotes, feel free to reguest.

No. 862

File: 1434063101143.png (28.78 KB, 120x120, topkek.png)


No. 863

File: 1434064817604.png (17.99 KB, 120x120, toplel.png)

for the fujos

No. 864

File: 1434066071830.png (21.84 KB, 120x120, fujo.png)

>>863
an actual fujo

No. 865

File: 1434067613495.png (11.79 KB, 120x120, sanic.png)


No. 866

File: 1434068192539.png (26.17 KB, 120x120, icu.png)


No. 867

File: 1434069032518.png (26.83 KB, 120x120, cow.png)


No. 868

>>867
lol cute

No. 869

File: 1434069585054.png (32.52 KB, 120x120, dreamy.png)


No. 870

File: 1434070552733.png (25.55 KB, 120x120, autism.png)

im done haha

No. 872

Added most of these emotes. Amazing work everyone. Thank you for your efforts.

I did not include the following ones for the time being (due either to redundant emotes, the emote not really conveying anything specific, or just not liking it). I may change my mind on some of these or try to make edited versions.

>>827
>>843
>>845
>>848 (I like the idea of this one but the memegenerator stuff triggers me)
>>856
>>858 (working on an edited version)

New emote suggestions:

* Something to express disgust and contempt (only >>852 does this at the moment)
* Something to express happiness
* Something to express gratitude/thanks

No. 873

File: 1434173973911.png (20.42 KB, 120x120, gross.png)

>>872
>disgust

No. 874

File: 1434174017631.png (28.48 KB, 120x120, drool.png)

in honor of squid-chan

No. 875

File: 1434174037231.png (31.72 KB, 120x120, sideeye.png)


No. 876

File: 1434174222842.png (27.32 KB, 120x120, shy.png)


No. 877

File: 1434174295042.png (18.25 KB, 120x120, pedobear.png)


No. 878

File: 1434174328814.png (12.64 KB, 120x120, shotacat.png)

you dont have to use all or any of these i was just bored.

No. 879

File: 1434174437261.png (33.33 KB, 120x120, goodluck.png)


No. 880

File: 1434174540399.png (30.56 KB, 120x120, mira.png)


No. 881

File: 1434174792753.png (20.56 KB, 120x120, mikuhi.png)

hi hi

No. 882

File: 1434176021835.png (28.22 KB, 120x120, peace.png)


No. 883

File: 1434176077709.png (12.05 KB, 120x120, gomen.png)


No. 884

File: 1434176136824.png (17.4 KB, 120x120, scared.png)


No. 888

Added everything new except these, for the time being.

>>877
>>880
>>881

No. 889

File: 1434509557910.png (12.43 KB, 120x120, anhero.png)


No. 890

File: 1434509621922.png (20.96 KB, 120x120, happypepe.png)


No. 891

File: 1434510844526.png (29.15 KB, 120x120, the pepe market is kill.png)


No. 892

File: 1434698544434.png (21.78 KB, 120x118, cruise emote.png)


No. 893

File: 1434698838198.png (26.59 KB, 118x120, chris eyes.png)


No. 894

File: 1434699068736.png (2.72 KB, 179x203, big sister.png)


No. 906

File: 1435802568290.gif (340.54 KB, 299x222, spergworld.gif)


No. 907

File: 1435802686311.gif (220.76 KB, 550x400, boggle.gif)


No. 1167

File: 1440301829565.png (174.04 KB, 600x600, bait.png)


No. 1168

File: 1440301874800.jpg (97.86 KB, 640x960, i cry.jpg)


No. 1169

File: 1440302017178.jpg (1.5 KB, 125x108, 1440226780518s.jpg)


No. 1173

File: 1440410481698.png (19.59 KB, 120x120, baldy.png)

true form

No. 1176

>>1173
that's glorious omg

No. 1236

how do we add emotes if we're moderating a channel?
I noticed there's an option for it but I'm not sure what the next step is.

No. 1237

>>1236
Pick a name for it and a URL to the image.

No. 1245

File: 1442862018264.jpg (102.96 KB, 690x769, 1408758872766.jpg)

The hikki chat has a password on it aaaaaa

what is it?

No. 1246

>>1245
it's a secret club now
only cool kids are allowed in.

No. 1247

>>1245
If you have ever been in the chat before, you can ask for a password in the meta chat.

No. 1273

File: 1443623247821.jpg (78.24 KB, 595x663, 1443378030066.jpg)

I'm getting 502 errors
Have I sinned

No. 1275

>>1273
me 2

No. 1276

>>1275
>>1273
Same here.

No. 1278

Chat issues should be resolved now.

No. 1284

>>1278
I'm still having issues…no videos play whenever I enter a channel, even if it says that there are videos streaming from the main page.
Also, even if others are present in the chat, I can't see their messages/names in the chatbox.
If I make my own channel, I can't create/add to/access playlists, either.
Can you offer any suggestions? I recently refreshed my browser history/cookies, if that makes a difference, but wouldn't expect it to have this kind of affect on the chat.

No. 1285

>>1284
The server still appears to be having some issues. I won't be able to address them until later today.

No. 1286

>>1285
No rush, admin. Thanks for the prompt responses.

No. 1288

>>1286
Is it working alright now?

No. 1289


No. 1290

>>1289
That is pretty strange. I'm not having any issues, and several other people are actively using the chat and aren't experiencing any problems.

Does using a different browser help?

No. 1291

>>1290
nope, tried that. and i'm a different person from >>1284 but having the same problem.

No. 1292

File: 1443750233402.png (22.82 KB, 1559x583, idek.png)

>>1284
like this?

No. 1293

>>1291
I was having this problem yesterday and I went in and refreshed a few times and it worked. I know that seems obvious. It may have been a coincidence, though.

No. 1294

>>1292
Might not help, but try opening an incognito/private tab in your browser.

No. 1299

All chat problems should be resolved for everyone now. Refresh the page twice if it's still not working for you.

No. 1361

File: 1445222322630.jpg (179.72 KB, 500x500, 20lbs.jpg)

Please enable Google Drive videos.

No. 1774

Are the chat moderators part of the same team as the board moderators?

because if so
this does not give me confidence.

No. 1885

>>1774

I think the main chat is, but the /hikki/ chat is ran by randoms who appear to ban people sporadically (I got banned and I still don't know why because I've never used it, and I've heard other people say they've been banned too).

No. 1886

>>1885
we ban people for being annoying or obvious robots. you must have been one or the other.

No. 1888

>>1885
i dont think the bans are sporadic, i havent had any issues

No. 1899

>>1886

Hmmmm, nope, I'm female and I've been here since… well since /cgl/ back in the day, and I think I've only been into /hikki/ once to ask what it was for and who frequented it.

One of the administrators has to be ban-happy, otherwise there's really no other reason for me to have been banned.

No. 2054

there's a password on Hikki and now I am sad.

No. 2055

>>2054
who are you
(who who, who who)

No. 2056

>>2055
viceroy

No. 2073

>>1899
Same.
They literally banned me because they were like 'are you a gril'
And I said yes, and they were like 'hmm nope u are a robot banhammered'
Etc.
In other instances that I've gone in there, I was also banned for being 'annoying' even though I was contributing to the conversation topic and multiple other users were messaging me with intent to engage in conversation.
I think the admins just hate seeing anyone have fun.

No. 2074

File: 1452752293435.jpg (28.44 KB, 400x300, Tumblr_l6ygv1NLjG1qcircgo1_400…)

hello,
due to the general saltiness of those hikki sluts, ive made a chatroom where EVERYONE is welcome no matter your gender or social ability.

https://chat.lolcow.farm/r/BUTTHOLE_ADVENTURES

No. 2075

>>2074
You really couldn't think of a better name?

No. 2077

>>2075
uh obviously not

No. 2086

hikki bans gotta be because of big sister

they hate everyone even more than i hate everyone, which is honestly kind of impressive

to the rest of the hikkis that i interacted with, you were fun, and should you ever get banned you are all invited to my house to piss on the floor with me

No. 2095

File: 1453157703159.gif (9.73 KB, 183x154, galdrink.gif)

I made a new chat.

https://chat.lolcow.farm/r/girltalk

It doesn't have to be just discussion of /g/ topics, I just called it that because I felt like it and I figure most of us are girls but everyone is welcome.

No. 2102

>>2101
>>2098
Newfag pls go

No. 2127

Ah, I wanted to go chat to other farmers on /hikki/ and it's passworded now?
What's the point in having a chat and then locking out the majority of the site?

No. 2128

>>2127
Hikki was not made by Admin. It was made by random users and became active. It was decided to be a private chat. Everyone is free to make their own chat, just like hikki, or partake in any of the chats listed here. The way the main page is, it only lists chats that are active, so you have to sort of idle in one til someone shows up.

No. 2129

>>2128

That's a shame. I really wanted to talk to some people tonight.

I don't see another chat taking off if they don't even appear listed on the main page. I guess that's the end of that.

No. 2130

Why don't you join girltalk

No. 2131

>>2130
woops, meant for >>2129

No. 2132

>>2130

I've checked numerous times and sadly nobody is ever online when I'm on.

No. 2133

>>2132
>>2131
>>2130

I retract my statement there's people on now.

No. 2137

onee/jade, gtfo back to hikki. you made your ~sekrit clubhaus~ so you didn't have to talk to us annoying peasants, why the fuck are you trying to invade the chat of the very people that you wanted to exile from your presence and then diss afterwards?
if you didn't have an 'in' with the admin, nobody would tolerate you cunts for even a second.

No. 2138

>>2137
dae wanna be filled in on this delish drama?


No. 2139

>>2138
oneesan is a moderator/janitor of lolcow. I believe jade is as well. admin lets them do as they please on hikki because it's a private chat, despite the fact that it's been the only active/populated chat since the implementation of this feature. he's mentioned that he only promotes people he knows irl to moderator status, so that probably has something to do with it. anyone new who tried to join usually is/was banned at the drop of a hat for reasons like 'you're annoying' or by pretending that unfamiliar users were secretly 'fake grills'/robots trying to escape their containment thread. other users who create their own chats are unable to ban these guys because they're mods, so they'll come to new chats to kek and spam pepes, then return to hikki & circlejerk with their cronies.
I used to lurk hikki before it went private, & honestly we're not missing out on anything. it's just dull bullshit like 'so how was your day' and listening to vaporwave. it's obvious why they have to seek out their entertainment elsewhere.

the idea of a lolcow chat was cool, but they turned it into the site's cancerous, elitist tumor, and it's no surprise that most farmers completely disregard it nowadays.

No. 2140

>>2139
I'm with you. It's kinda shitty there's so much catty, attentionwhore-y bullshit on an anonymous imageboard.

No. 2142

>>2139
>he's mentioned that he only promotes people he knows irl to moderator status, so that probably has something to do with it.
Moderators are people I know IRL. Janitors are people I don't know IRL.

>anyone new who tried to join usually is/was banned at the drop of a hat for reasons like 'you're annoying' or by pretending that unfamiliar users were secretly 'fake grills'/robots trying to escape their containment thread. other users who create their own chats are unable to ban these guys because they're mods, so they'll come to new chats to kek and spam pepes, then return to hikki & circlejerk with their cronies.

I believe this is a misrepresentation as well as a misunderstanding of the situation. But I will leave it at that.

>admin lets them do as they please on hikki because it's a private chat, despite the fact that it's been the only active/populated chat since the implementation of this feature.

>the idea of a lolcow chat was cool, but they turned it into the site's cancerous, elitist tumor, and it's no surprise that most farmers completely disregard it nowadays.
Yes, the chat inactivity is a major issue. I have some ideas of how to rectify it in the near future.

No. 2144

>>2137
>>2139
you do know that anyone, even you, can make a chatroom right?
>>2140
hell, you could even make your own imageboard

Why waste your time complaining to the mods about the mods? Why not contribute instead of boohooing about being banned from a shitty chatroom?

No. 2145

>>2144
>>2138
They asked for details, I gave them the rundown. Not exactly what most people define as 'boohooing'.
I don't think I'm the only one who's had issues with this system, either.

No. 2146

>>2145
What system are you referring to?

No. 2149

>All these people butthurt about a private chatroom that isn't even the official lolcow chat
Jesus you guys have some anger issues.

No. 2151

>>2149
lmao. my thoughts exactly.

No. 2154

>>2149
there are at least 3/4 users itt who have complained about being banned from this chat for no reason since it's been brought up.
the reason why people are butthurt is because it's been the only active chat pretty much since the feature was implemented, but it's run by based janitors/mods whose idea of fun is forming a clique that they can oust people from.
if it was run without the emphasis on banhammering unfamiliar users for lulz, there wouldn't be a problem.
plus, it wouldn't bother me nearly as much if they weren't mods/janitors (admin never specified which) because I see that kind of juvenile behavior as a gross misuse of power and the protection that it affords them. Mods should be impartial, or at least portray themselves as such when they're acting as mods.

No. 2156

>>2154
/hikki/ is a private chat. It is not the official lolcow chat. This has been stated so many times in this thread and yet somehow, no one seems to quite understand it except >>2149 so far. There is NO emphasis on banhammering unfamiliar users for the lulz. People who are blatant trolls, robots, or don't attempt fit in to the general "vibe" of the chat or try to start drama, are banned. I can assure you that the people who were banned were not banned for "no reason." The password was implimented so that we would not have to ban people and deal with the aftermath of them complaining here, but here we are.

>plus, it wouldn't bother me nearly as much if they weren't mods/janitors (admin never specified which) because I see that kind of juvenile behavior as a gross misuse of power and the protection that it affords them. Mods should be impartial, or at least portray themselves as such when they're acting as mods.

I want to emphasize here that there is not even a drop of favoritism from Admin toward the mods in this situation. For one, /hikki/ consists of mods, janitors, and regular users. Anyone, even you, can make a chat, and have admin abilities and a different colored user name for your chat. You can ban whoever you want (aside from global mods, who will probably leave you alone anyway) and you can promote whoever you want to mod. You can put a password on your chatroom as well. The mods and janitors are not acting as mods/janitors in /hikki/. They don't ban indiscriminately outside of /hikki/. Again, it is a private chat room, for the nth time.

Chat is not active, but it isn't because /hikki/ has a password. It's because no one else wants to go to make a room and sit and idle until people come in. I made /girltalk/ and unsurprisingly, barely anyone showed up to keep it active. No one can do anything about the fact that /hikki/ took off (if you call occasionally having more than 2 people online "taking off") while the rest of the chats died or are only alive during townhall. Admin knows this, and Admin said he has some ideas to fix it. >>2142

In case you are interested at all in actually making the chat feature active, please join

the official lolcow chat, meta at https://chat.lolcow.farm/r/meta
girltalk at https://chat.lolcow.farm/r/girltalk

Or make your own. Feel free to add to the list if you would really like chat to be more active. But please, stop trying to create drama that doesn't exist. Really, this thread should be more of a directory of chats or issues with chat functionality. Not people complaining that they aren't allowed in one chat while simultaneously having the freedom to enter any other chat and make their own if that isn't good enough.

No. 2157

hi

No. 2158

File: 1454816084954.jpg (3.44 MB, 1993x3015, Madotsuki.full.1535961.jpg)

Hey farmers. We're really trying to make /girltalk/ more popular since other chats don't take off well, but if no one shows up despite us chilling in there all day (and this isn't the first time we've done it), there's not much else we can do.

No. 2159

>>2156
>Chat is not active, but it isn't because /hikki/ has a password. It's because no one else wants to go to make a room and sit and idle until people come in. I made /girltalk/ and unsurprisingly, barely anyone showed up to keep it active.

Fucking this. /hikki/ is a private room and not the official lolcow chat, and when you butthurt peeps are given an open chatroom to populate you don't want to make the effort to keep it alive. Do you people just love to complain without doing anything about it?

No. 2164

>>2159
Maybe the chat link (the one up top) should be in red, or something to catch attention.That might help bring people in iono

No. 2165

>>2159
>99 connected users
>only 10 actually 'talking' aka spamming emotes

well, at least it's alive now.

No. 2166

>>2165
will you never be happy?

No. 2169


No. 2170

>>2169
just pointing out the irony of saying 'nobody is interested in sustaining a chat' when the evidence clearly proves otherwise.
maybe all we needed was a clearer banner for the chat. maybe it was the environment. at this point, it's hard to say without a controlled test.

No. 2531

>>2170
So fucking late Quite honestly, I'm very inters ted in a regular chat channel but A) I'm too fucking shy B) I'm working so it doesn't fit with the chat times C) Beyond being shy I'm kind of flakey so I cant always guarantee being available for chat. Other than that I would LOVE to chat with all of my fellow farmers. But I am trash. :(

No. 2764

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So what happens to the chat? Will it ever be up again in the future or is it taken down officially…

No. 3496

>>2764
I've found a site called Livebunker.rocks that's kind of like a real-time imageboard that's basically abandoned that we could take over.

Other than that, there's always IRC channels if someone wanted to set one up on Rizon or similar.

No. 3731

>>3496
how do you spoiler?



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