Popup when leaving chat (in General)

Miandrital January 27 2010 11:08 PM EST

Now that chat no longer spams when entering/leaving, can the popup be removed? Its troublesome when I am trying to close cb when somebody (girlfriend/boss) is coming and I need to make a quick getaway.

Thanks :)

AdminG Beee January 27 2010 11:19 PM EST

Isn't girlfriend and boss the same thing?

QBRanger January 27 2010 11:32 PM EST

If you are in a situation where you need to make a quick getaway, turn chat off.

With chat off, there are no pop ups.

Flamey January 27 2010 11:40 PM EST

I'm going to say it's obsolete to have it now.

Miandrital January 28 2010 3:18 AM EST

Isn't girlfriend and boss the same thing?

Yeah...can't wait for marriage! ;)

kevlar January 28 2010 4:22 AM EST

my gf already pwns me. Already to immune to 'game over'

Wasp [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] January 28 2010 4:45 AM EST

Close the window then tap enter. It's pretty quick

Miandrital January 28 2010 5:19 AM EST

It sounds easy when I am normally playing CB. But when I have to close it quickly, this is more accurate:

Calmly playing cb. Casually lean back and see boss/gf rapidly approaching. "OH CRAP! WHAT TO DO?! MUST FIND THAT STUPID RED X TO CLOSE WINDOW! WHY IS IT SO SMALL!? Okay phew, found it, just in the nick of time. oh bugger, not quite." Spend next 5 minutes listening to lecture on working and not slacking.

Demigod January 28 2010 7:26 AM EST

If the purpose for the pop-up is gone, then I don't see why we still have the window. And more importantly, Mian, learn to keep another browser/program running. Then you just click over and it's hidden. It works for me about four times a day at work. :)

winner winner January 28 2010 11:18 AM EST

You can still see the Carnage Blender at the bottom. Removing the popup would be useful when I need to close out quickly

TheHatchetman January 28 2010 12:12 PM EST

perhaps a feature like on Evony where you can change the browser title to be whatever?

iBananco [Blue Army] January 28 2010 12:27 PM EST

Close chat, my lord?

QBRanger January 28 2010 12:33 PM EST

Close chat, my lord?


Demigod January 28 2010 12:36 PM EST

But if it serves no purpose in the first place...

QBRanger January 28 2010 12:37 PM EST

Perhaps there is a reason for it still.

We really do not know what NS or Jon feels about it.

Demigod January 28 2010 12:40 PM EST

I recall the issue of spamming chat by entering and leaving (refreshing the page) from CB1. It was definitely a problem, but that has since been resolved. Without NS or Jon chiming in, I really can't imagine another purpose for it.

Unless it's a draconian method of player retention. :)

DoS January 30 2010 7:13 AM EST

It seems this has changed :), woot!

Demigod January 30 2010 9:54 AM EST


Thanks to Mian and to whichever admin (likely NS) tweaked it.

DoS January 30 2010 12:00 PM EST

I just realized that we have now lost our protection against rouge clicking >.< Now if I accidentally click on a bookmark, it will throw me far away from CB. :(
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