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Old 06 June 2005, 16:35   #1
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RIBnet on-line chat

It's something that has been requested a few times, but until now I haven't done anything about it. Rather than try one of the stand alone chat programs, I have set up a RIBnet channel on a public IRC server to see how much (if any!) interest there is.

If you want to give it a try you'll need an IRC client program. There are loads out there, and I am using IceChat www.icechat.net which is free.

IRC server: irc.mixxnet.net
Channel: #ribnet

Any IRC whizz kids out there?

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Old 06 June 2005, 16:59   #2
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Yeah, John that's a big 10-4 good buddy

Or is that something else??

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Or is that something else??
Pretty much the same as far as I can tell!

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DJL was first RIBnetter to make it onto #ribnet, followed by Ribald and Louise. We were joined by alex323 from the mixxnet staff who was very friendly, and keen to help a bunch of clueless IRC newbies.

He seemed surprised to find that we live in the real world though:

[23:12] <alex323> What's RIBnet?
[23:13] <DJL> its a website, well forum - www.rib.net/forum
[23:14] <alex323> ahh
[23:14] <alex323> is RIB a 3D gaming thing?
[23:15] <DJL> nope, RIB = Rigid Inflatable Boat. Basically a boat with tubes round it.
[23:15] <alex323> in real life?
[23:15] <DJL> yep



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We've had a couple more people on tonight: Ribald, Louise, Alex Brown & Jimbo so far. Any more takers?

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Today saw us joined by Benc (who turns out to be an IRC guru!), Slimtim (albeit briefly) and Richard B.

This thing might just catch on!

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Oh dear. Now you've mentioned Richard's on no-one will come near it!

(Sorry dear - didn't mean it!)
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I popped in but didn't really know what I was doing so legged it
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I didn't know what I was doing either but you pick up the basics really easily. Come back and try again!
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Been chatting to Matt, SlimTim and Ribald since you signed off JK.

BTW, any chance you could change the name of it to 'Blue Ice' chat? Since Rich & I will probably be some of its heaviest users! (No jokes about my svelte figure boys!)
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Have you considered actually talking to each other?



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Give it a couple of hundred years and I reckon evolution will have sealed up our mouths and given us super strong fingers (and about 50 extra ones so one finger for every key and no more Mavis Beacon!).
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Yeh, I wondered that. They're sitting next to each other on the sofa, but chatting via the internet. At least when I e-mail Vicki, she's usually in the next room.

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[23:05] <Matt> So who shall we slag off then? Where's the ungraytful torl fing?

I'll be watching . . . always watching!

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They're sitting next to each other on the sofa, but chatting via the internet.
Get it right Matt! I told you: I was lying on the sofa and Richard was sitting at my feet. He knows his place!
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We're not scared of you!
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[23:05] <Matt> So who shall we slag off then? Where's the ungraytful torl fing?

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Picky Picky Picky

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Yes! made it last night, although I was a little surprised to see Louise dressed all in leather and Richard wearing nothing but a nappy. PS The channel isn't called Ribnet its 'Kinky kate's Fetish forum'. That is right, isn't it?
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