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Who starred my chat messages?

This is not possible; not even ♦ moderators can see this. (We can remove stars if a message is no longer important, or somebody is blatantly abusing stars; room owners can also do this.) To see ...
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Downloading chat transcripts

There is no easy way to do it. Right now your sole option is to visit the transcript(s) you want to download then save the pages themselves locally through your browser (File → Save As or ...
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Adding a Bot To Main Room

Proposal Title: Apple Support Search Command Description: Currently I have setup commands for both Wikipedia and MDN: || mdn Array || wiki Apple It allows people to easily search for commons ...
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Should an RSS feed of hot network questions feed any chat room(s) here?

Yes —— the feed is useful in a separate room reserved for the feed and discussion about the questions, please. https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/92126/hotness
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Unable to figure out how to join chat

With help of another moderator, I located a problem with your account. Each person gets one “chat” account and it has a parent account on one of the sites. Your parent was on Stack Overflow and that ...
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Helping new guy, need 20 rep to join chat

I agree, that in some circumstances it's needlessly difficult for a new user to be able to contact and communicate with other users. We have this weird situation where a user can create a chat ...
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2 votes
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Helping new guy, need 20 rep to join chat

Thanks to Mark I don't even have to do the research any more :-) There are valid reasons why a small amount of reputation is required for users to join chat (see the answers to SO Chat: Why is it ...
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2 votes

Should an RSS feed of hot network questions feed any chat room(s) here?

YES -- in the main room, please
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Adding a Bot To Main Room

Proposal Title: Bot Ran By Site Moderator Description: If people would feel more comfortable with a moderator running the bot (this would require a computer/server connected to the internet 24/7) ...
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Adding a Bot To Main Room

Proposal Title: Chat Owner Description: I propose that, once people get conformable with the bot, the bot become a chat owner. This would allow more features for the bot, relating to moderation. I ...
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Adding a Bot To Main Room

Proposal Title: Auto Moderation Description: Could scan the site and/or chat for content against the rules (aggressive behavior, threats, offensive behavior) and alert moderators. Eventually, after ...
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Should an RSS feed of hot network questions feed any chat room(s) here?

YES -- in the main room, please I don't see a reason, not to put in the main room. A separate room means that someone has to prevent freezing every 14 days. This is a bit of an inconvenience and ...
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Should an RSS feed of hot network questions feed any chat room(s) here?

NO -- please don't do this anywhere. (We don’t need a feed)
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