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Please avoid extended discussions in comments. Would you like to automatically move this discussion to chat?

That's what I often get prompted with once I'm into my half-dozenth comment. But when I click the link, I'm told the attempt to move it failed. So I carry on writing comments. How does one 'move a ...
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How long are chats retained?

How long do chats kept for? Are they kept forever? I'm particularly interested in chats that are created as a result of the suggestion after a long string of comments for a question, where it says, "...
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Chat Etiquette, and Rules

Are there any set "rules" or an etiquette for the chat rooms? Like, when is it polite to "ping" someone, and is it rude to "ping" people in a chat room if there is no activity. As I understand, just ...
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Chat for new (under 20 rep) users

This issue has been discussed before on meta.SO, however, I think it needs revisiting. Originally, the idea of disallowing new users to chat was in order to prevent SPAM and also to make sure that the ...
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Wikipedia preview and https

I noticed today that on chat a link only previews when using a non-secure version like: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polder_Model rather than: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polder_Model This is what ...
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How to “close” a chat room

5 days ago, as an experiment, I clicked on the link that appeared on a comment thread (the one that says "let us continue this discussion in chat"). The system created a chat room for the thread, ...
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Chat creates an improper link when there is a “)” in the URL

In chat, someone tried to post a link to wolfram alpha. Specifically http://wolframalpha.com/input/?i=(1.25e-6%20amp)*(10%2F(60%20Hz))%2F(3.3%20V)%3D The link showed up in chat like so: ...
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“Please log in to any StackExchange site first”

When I want to go to chat I get this message at the top of the screen, while I'm logged on on at least 5 Firefox tabs! If I remove the message and click on login ...