English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > abime.net - Home Projects > project.IRC

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 14 June 2017, 21:07   #1
Akira
Registered User

Akira's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: New York
Posts: 18,196
EAB Annual IRC Gathering 2017?

It's been ten years since the last EAB Xmas IRC Chat, and I know that IRC isn't the "cool" thing to do nowadays, but I and others still use it, and there's a trove of people on the EAB IRC channel constantly although we just ignore it and never talk in it (which spurred my making of this topic just now), so I thought, why not bring back this cute tradition we had every year from 2001 to 2007?

Now traditionally it was held on Christmas time, because I think you can be sure almost everyone will be on holiday then, but we don't necessarily need to stick to those dates, I know a lot of people wouldn't be able to join because of family commitments (I am on that camp myself).

So perhaps we can pick a best date guess of when to do it and hit those text screens for some live banter.

Anyway, discuss, perhaps everyone thinks it's a stupid idea, but I also noticed a lot of people use the Tapatalk "live chat" feature, meaning the "need" for live Amiga conversation is there, just dumbed down on a pocket device. It would be great to have the IRC be more active. Some times people have questions or are troubleshooting something, and the best possible help could come from live chatting with someone over there.

I'm digressing now. I leave the topic to the community.
Let's party like it's... 2007
Akira is offline  
AdSense AdSense  
Old 15 June 2017, 18:04   #2
SaphirJD
Registered User
SaphirJD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Austria
Posts: 66
Well, sounds like cool idea Not cool? IRC is still top
SaphirJD is offline  
Old 15 June 2017, 18:35   #3
Akira
Registered User

Akira's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: New York
Posts: 18,196
Seems like IRC isn't popular at all though and only us old dogs keep using it, judging by this topic's "popularity" haha.
Akira is offline  
Old 15 June 2017, 18:37   #4
SaphirJD
Registered User
SaphirJD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Austria
Posts: 66
Well, the topic is also more close to the bottom seen from the board topic sectors, so it is for sure not the most easy to be discovered
SaphirJD is offline  
Old 15 June 2017, 18:37   #5
Sinphaltimus
Registered User

Sinphaltimus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Cresco, PA, USA
Age: 47
Posts: 654
Ah, the good old irc days. Perhaps not here with eab but a favorite past time of mine. I wonder if mirc is still around and if it works with Windows 10. Lol.
Sinphaltimus is offline  
Old 15 June 2017, 18:47   #6
jPV
Registered User
jPV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: RNO
Posts: 483
I still live in IRC, but I just (still) can't bother with custom servers for one or two channels.
jPV is offline  
Old 15 June 2017, 22:16   #7
Akira
Registered User

Akira's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: New York
Posts: 18,196
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sinphaltimus View Post
I wonder if mirc is still around and if it works with Windows 10. Lol.
Yes and yes!
http://www.mirc.com

Quote:
Originally Posted by jPV View Post
I still live in IRC, but I just (still) can't bother with custom servers for one or two channels.
What can another window do?
I mean, if you use a decent client, it should be no bother!
I use Irssi on Linux and it doens't matter how many servers I connect to, all status/server shit is displayed in one window, and everything else are chat windows just like normal (with an indicator of which server/room you are on)



It's very clean, tidy and nice.
Also yeah, that's mainly the EAB activity, joins and parts
Akira is offline  
Old 15 June 2017, 22:40   #8
Sinphaltimus
Registered User

Sinphaltimus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Cresco, PA, USA
Age: 47
Posts: 654
Nice.
Sinphaltimus is offline  
Old 16 June 2017, 09:31   #9
jPV
Registered User
jPV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: RNO
Posts: 483
Quote:
Originally Posted by Akira View Post
What can another window do?
I mean, if you use a decent client, it should be no bother!
I still love AmIRC and I use it as my primary client to connect to my bouncer/proxy

Quote:
I use Irssi on Linux and it doens't matter how many servers I connect to, all status/server shit is displayed in one window, and everything else are chat windows just like normal (with an indicator of which server/room you are on)
It's very clean, tidy and nice.
Yea, it's nice for a text based client and I use it when I'm not at my own computers, but I still can't stand it as my home client For local use a proper GUI based client is still much more comfortable.
jPV is offline  
Old 08 August 2017, 22:20   #10
Sinphaltimus
Registered User

Sinphaltimus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Cresco, PA, USA
Age: 47
Posts: 654
So I finally got mIRC installed and I'm the only one on #abime.net - I guess these thigns really do need to be scheduled.... I now realize how much i miss IRC. Been hanging around on #apollo-team for a bit lately. Nothing like real-time help and feedback.
Sinphaltimus is offline  
Old 08 August 2017, 22:29   #11
BippyM
Global Moderator

BippyM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Nottingham, UK
Age: 42
Posts: 8,620
Do it
BippyM is offline  
Old 08 August 2017, 22:50   #12
Akira
Registered User

Akira's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: New York
Posts: 18,196
My IRC box has died and I haven't been able to replace it yet!
But still up for a meeting, we should organize it indeed.
Akira is offline  
AdSense AdSense  
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
IRC ANNUAL MEETING. well. right now Marcuz project.IRC 26 26 May 2008 02:23
About CGI:IRC, IRC trolls and EAB accounts (again) eLowar project.IRC 9 22 September 2007 11:44
The 5th Annual EAB IRC Xmas Shindig CodyJarrett project.IRC 4 14 December 2005 02:50
EAB Annual IRC Meetup 2003? Antiriad Amiga scene 23 26 November 2003 19:42
EAB IRC meeting session#2 RCK project.IRC 33 15 July 2002 02:03

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 04:14.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Page generated in 0.28707 seconds with 14 queries