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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby Kimra » Wed Sep 07, 2016 2:44 am

Agreed.
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby Apocalyptus » Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:54 am

Depending on the time, I should be able to make at least some of it, whether this or next weekend
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby Astrogirl » Wed Sep 07, 2016 7:38 pm

I'd love to, but 2 a.m. is not really possible.
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby Lethal Interjection » Wed Sep 07, 2016 11:45 pm

Not sure about this weekend. I have nebulous plans which will hopefully be on Sunday, but might be on Friday or Saturday.
As for next weekend, if memory serves, Friday is out but Saturday should be fine.
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby DonRetrasado » Thu Sep 08, 2016 1:31 am

I think either weekend works for me.

Incidentally are we sold on using Skype? Discord is designed for gamers, but it seems to do everything Skype does a lot better.
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby Kaharz » Thu Sep 08, 2016 1:35 am

I can do this Friday anytime after 7pm EST (I think midnight GMT, the daylight savings thing screws me up). But I can't Saturday and I'll probably be camping all next weekend.
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby smiley_cow » Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:36 am

Alright, so it looks like we have more for next weekend, so I'll make a post probably late Monday asking which day people prefer.

And for people who can't make it, I'll try and do another before too long. I just had some Internet issues, and that's why it was so long between skype chats.

DonRetrasado wrote:I think either weekend works for me.

Incidentally are we sold on using Skype? Discord is designed for gamers, but it seems to do everything Skype does a lot better.


I've never used Discord but I'd be willing to consider making the switch if everyone else is on account of skype kind of being a piece of crap. I already have everyone on Skype though, so everyone coming would have to want to switch to Discord.

What do other people think? We don't need to make any hard decisions before the next chat but might be nicer in the future.
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby Kaharz » Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:33 am

In the event I'm not camping, I have no problem switching. My Skype account was suspended for unusual activity and I only ever used it for i think one chat.
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby Liriodendron_fagotti » Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:41 pm

I've used Discord before, no problem switching.
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby DonRetrasado » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:20 pm

I've never set up a chat by myself before but from what I know Discord is way easy; there's a program you can download but you can also just use it in browser. I think all you need to do to set up an account is come up with a name, too. Best of all: it is not skype
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby PyroPrav » Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:05 pm

Discord is literally the easiest thing to use in the world, (for me since I basically use it everyday), but I or someone else could easily set up a discord server and post the server invite link here.
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby Astrogirl » Fri Sep 09, 2016 2:04 pm

No Linux version https://discordapp.com/apps
But as I won't be there anyway ...
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby Lethal Interjection » Sat Sep 10, 2016 1:04 am

Huh, I'd never heard of Discord before about a month ago. I was prompted to use it for purposes of Marvel Contest of Champions (joined a new alliance that used it) and as such have been using it a lot since.

I didn't realize it was as widely used or the variety of things it could do. I've only used it for group-texting for the above mentioned purpose. I didn't even realize it had voice chat.
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby PyroPrav » Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:19 am

Guess I had a spare 5 mins to make a server, here's the link. Feel free to join if you want and then we can call do the Discord "formally known as the Skype call" call whenever.

https://discord.gg/2PqKcAy
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Re: SMBC Forums Presents: Skype Chats

Postby smiley_cow » Tue Sep 13, 2016 8:50 am

This is later than I meant to post this, what day this weekend works better for people? Either Friday, 8pm Eastern/midnight GMT/10am (saturday) Sydney Australia. Or Saturday night/Sunday morning, same times?

Can anybody make one of these? Both of these?

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PyroPrav wrote:Guess I had a spare 5 mins to make a server, here's the link. Feel free to join if you want and then we can call do the Discord "formally known as the Skype call" call whenever.

https://discord.gg/2PqKcAy


This is fine, probably (I still don't have Discord). But just a headsup that the chat this weekend is still going to be in Skype.
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