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Exactly why is it that “comments are not for extended discussion”?

I know this is generally a network-wide policy, but I do not quite understand it. Often discussion of an answer, especially about controversial parts, will help improve it. And, when such a ...
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Current chatroom writing exercises and homework

Every Tuesday, there's a chat session where someone poses a topic and we have 10 minutes to freewrite on it. We're going to try making this a little more ambitious, and assign "homework" in-between ...
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Chatroom writing exercises - log

A place to link to writing exercise chats. One answer per chat session should work well, rather than having a new thread every week. These are CW, so anyone can edit their stories into this. List ...
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Weekly Writing exercise 2014-04-15

Here is the chat log for the 2014-04-15 writing exercise. Topic: A familiar item is unexpectedly present. Words: "39th" and "java". Topic by: MετάEd Contributions from: Neil Fein MετάEd Lauren ...
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Writing Exercise: April 2014 (Volunteers)

April 2014: Volunteers willing to lead the chat on Tuesdays during the writing exercise hour? Or people who are willing to sign up and try and participate? As a suggestion, people interested in ...
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Status of the weekly writing exercise?

We have a weekly event (Tuesdays at 17:00 UTC) in chat that we advertise as a writing exercise. It's organized informally: people gather and somebody throws out a writing prompt and people share ...
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Weekly Writer's Chat 2013

Weekly Writer's Chat is back on a regular meeting schedule after a hiatus. We meet Tuesdays in The Overlook Hotel starting at 1700 UTC (1pm EDT) and generally wrap up anywhere from 2pm to 4pm Eastern,...
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Weekly Chat Writing Topics: Winter 2013

We meet Tuesdays in The Overlook Hotel starting at 12pm Eastern time (1700 UTC) and generally wrap up anywhere from 2pm to 4pm Eastern, depending on how much people feel like chatting. The schedule is ...
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Weekly Chat Writing Topics: Fall 2012

Tuesday afternoon chats are continuing to go well. We meet in The Overlook Hotel starting at 1pm Eastern time (1800 UTC) and generally wrap up anywhere from 2pm to 4pm Eastern, depending on how much ...
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Problems logging into chat

Status: Solved UPDATE: Aug. 22, 2012, 14:31 : Working. Problem identified to be related to the SE network working with a certain VPN client. As of 07:38 UTC time, I cannot access the chat site (...
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Weekly Chat Writing Topics: Summer 2012

The Tuesday afternoon chat was going well, and we agreed amongst ourselves to have an informal writing exercise every week. Chatters are free to participate or not, and to ask for critique or not. ...
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What time is most convenient for you for the weekly chat?

Standback and I have been discussing what time the weekly chat should be, so more people can attend. Should we have it at the same time every week? If so, what time/day would you prefer? (Times in ...
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Weekly chat session topic ideas

Our weekly chat sessions seem to be getting slightly more people in the last few weeks. Since people ask for topics from time to time, here's a place where people can brainstorm on ideas. Something ...
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Round-robin writing events in chat

In an effort to get some people into the Writers.SE chat and to have a little fun, I'd like to propose starting a weekly round-robin writing event. These go something like this: First person comes ...
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Come to the Overlook Hotel (Writers.SE chat)

http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/168/the-overlook-hotel Also, consider this a solicitation for any ideas as to what interesting things we could do with chat rooms. Perhaps we could try some round-...