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Re: Chats on Sundays

This is similar to the problems iA've had, where NetScape just sits there,
doing nothing.... With the little Loading Java bar on the bottom.

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On Thu, 25 Jun 1998, Bill Flowers wrote:

> mcclurg luke e wrote:
> > hey folks,
> >
> >   Just wanted to let everyone know that the chat room has been pretty
> > vacant on Sunday evenings.  I know a lot of people are busy, but if I can
> > drive 20 + miles one way to join in on the chat, perhaps a few others
> > could as well...   This excludes working people and those with previous
> > commitments of course.
> >
> >   I've been passing around a suggestion that we go from a weekly format to
> > a bi-weekly one for now.  At least until membership and participation
> > picks up.  A few new people have showed up on various Sundays to be left
> > with only me and maybe one other person to talk with.  (if I'm the only
> > one a new member has to talk to, we are in SERIOUS trouble! :-)...)
> >
> >   So, anyone have any suggestions as to how we can up participation?  If
> > our Web page says we'll be there every week, shouldn't we be there every
> > week?  Maybe several "experts" can volunteer to log-on on a specific
> > weekend?  Maybe changing the Web page to say, for example, the first and
> > third Sundays of each month?  It might put some new people off to sign on
> > to a chat and not have anyone show up...
> >
> >   Anyway, this is now open for discussion.  Hopefully it will draw as much
> > attention as other discussion have this week.  :-)
> >
> > Luke McClurg
>       I have tried to access the chatroom at various times and get a grey
> screen. My browser( Netscape 4) says that Java is loading. Is anyone else having
> trouble? Maybe I need to load the software again. By the way I could access it
> on the old server. Any suggestions?
>    Bill