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Chat StatsHope you guys enjoyed our inaugural sponsor chat live stream! To get a perspective of how crazy it got, check out this graph:



That's a few messages.
1 year ago  |  Comments (28)  |  + 73 Cool
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Dylon SmashBros
THAT IS CRAZY!
#1  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 5 Cool
Karl Roosterspeak
That's a lot
#2  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 3 Ditto
Mike Site Admin
IT'S OVER 9000!

#3  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 2 Funny
odstcarl
whao thats awesome dude
#4  Posted 1 year ago  |  - 1 Noob
Preston IDKWhatToPut
Holy guacamole Batman!
#5  Posted 1 year ago  |  - 1 Lame
JoshEtherton Sponsor
Wow. Gutted I missed it! I'll be a sponsor by next month I promise!
#6  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 0 Ditto
Uniltiranyu
...Spambots
#7  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 0 Lame
Limerang201 Sponsor
It was great.
#8  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Ditto
Newbs RoosterSpeak
Wait...you're comparing the details from when the public didn't know about it to knowing about it? Lol
#9  Posted 1 year ago  |  - 3 Flamebait
We use the same system in other areas of the site like comments, posts, etc. Mainly this graph is to show how many messages per minute we got in the chat.
#1  Posted 1 year ago
Lord_Aldemar BLARGH
It was insane..ly awesome.
#10  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Ditto
washyboy East Wind
Pretty impressive performance especially considering you just rolled it out (and talk about a trial by fire). Looks like you put together a very scalable system. How much of it was custom and how much (if any) was a third party product or library?
#11  Posted 1 year ago
It was mostly custom. For live message pushing (not just in chat, but also comments and the watchlist stream) we use a service called Pusher, similar to how we use Amazon S3 to host our images.
#1  Posted 1 year ago
washyboy East Wind
very cool and impressive, and that would make sense, leverage their infrastructure for the realtime/bandwidth.
#2  Posted 1 year ago
Count3D Site Admin
Congrats on a successful chat session. Looking forward to more of these in future!
#12  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Ditto
kamberlin22
A part of me feels very proud about those stats. The chat room was fun.
#13  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 0 Cool
ErickK
That's too much for me too handle. :O
#14  Posted 1 year ago
HuggyV RTX Bound
Damn it just got in from work and missed it. Damn you bills you win again!!
#15  Posted 1 year ago
PSEUDOBEN Ink stain
It was an epic chat. We will talk of it for generations.
#16  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 2 Funny
Golney86 Dick Biscuit
Why is there a Brazzers tag on this? Did I miss something?
#1  Posted 1 year ago
Golney86 Dick Biscuit
#2  Posted 1 year ago
dacalac teh spy
Good lord!!!
#17  Posted 1 year ago
CRedURDead
so your sayin your pretty popular...and now you have a line graph to prove it!
#18  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Zing!
ilJexli Funtastic
It was a good thing yall did Ben congrats man
#19  Posted 1 year ago
MightyEfase NintendoFan
No wonder you didn't read my messages
#20  Posted 1 year ago
Crossmenjeff Sponsor
thanks for adding the reply feature so quickly, in the chat i asked if as time goes on we could see features such as chat descriptions/ tags to help users find the chatrooms they'd most like to be in. It would also help reduce the number of duplicate rooms and help keep conversations on topic.
#21  Posted 1 year ago
Aaron Sir Badass
Can't wait for the next one!
#22  Posted 1 year ago
Golney86 Dick Biscuit
What is up with the Brazzers tag?
#1  Posted 1 year ago
Gar_Hardt
That's fantastic and crazy all wraped up into one. As was the live stream. Looking forward to the next one and to see what else ye have in store for us. Thanks for the third greatest gift ever, laughter.
#23  Posted 1 year ago
zaaland99 Sponsor
Any chance of being able to view the stream post live. I'm sure I'm not the only one who misses things likes this often due to odd schedule or time zones but still enjoys watching them after the fact.
#24  Posted 1 year ago  |  + 1 Ditto
DomEReapeR Swede
Tried joining but there was no actual chat for me =/
#25  Posted 1 year ago
Snooper_1989 Bet On It
I missed out on the live chat because I was asleep but I'm loving the new chat system. The only thing it's really missing is the ability to change each comment so it takes up less vertical space, like decreasing the avatar size and possibly putting in a time stamp next to the user name and removing the reply button? Something that makes it more chat like?
#26  Posted 1 year ago
Dopp Go Away
I only post this here because I cannot see the button to add a ticket and I cannot get to your comments page. It's because of this:



I'm on an iPhone 4 latest update and on a 3G network. It's like this on every page.
#27  Posted 1 year ago
Darknigh90
ha
#28  Posted 1 year ago
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