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Questions about the chat room (Biosphere) & chat functionality, room rules, accepted practices, chat sessions etc.

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Site name is not visible in chat

We now have a themed chat room and it looks great! Mostly. The site logo on the lower right, however, is invisible: Specifically: This is on firefox 37.0 running on a 64bit Debian.
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I see the Biosphere has frozen

So, apparently The Biosphere (our BIO.SE chat room) has been frozen due to inactivity. Obviously not a big deal (since apparently nobody used it frequently enough to avoid being frozen): Rooms ...
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Chat room access minimum rep override?

I just had an extended discussion with a new user about how to write good answers and how to earn rep etc. which had to take place in the comments section of a post. About 15-20 comments were ...
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Private chatroom for trusted users?

Recently there has been a big drive to clean up the quality of the site by removing obsolete, low quality, off topic, and unanswerable questions. This has largely been down to the efforts a couple of ...
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How do we improve chat?

Recently, many members of to community, including me, have noticed that our chat is very close to dead in terms of how active our chat is. I want to change that. I've seen how chats can be beneficial ...
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Why did the 'human biology' chat room get deleted

I created the 'human biology chat room' since a quite long conversation I had in the comment section of a human-related answer. Why did the room get deleted? (I suppose it was, since I came back one ...
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Announcing chat sessions!

I recently proposed about doing a chat session in Biology chat and most people agreed with MattDMo's answer. I am going to use these suggestions to decide how to make our first chat sessions work. ...
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Chat sessions for Biology.SE

Note: This is a follow-up to my previous question, How do we improve chat? Brief description The briefest I can be is that I want a chat session. Let me add to that. Based on my previous question, our ...
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