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Sunday chat is running a bit late tonight.Look for me in about 15 minutes.

Will post the link as soon as i get things set up.

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Are there going to be any more shows? Have not been in 2 weeks and was curious.
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Yes. There'll be more shows. Planning one for tomorrow unless things go nuts.

I was having a few connectivity issues last week. Thought I had posted a message. Van and RadDave were both tied up last weekend. Translation: They have a life outside the computer room I don't.

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Yes. There'll be more shows. Planning one for tomorrow unless things go nuts.

I was having a few connectivity issues last week. Thought I had posted a message. Van and RadDave were both tied up last weekend. Translation: They have a life outside the computer room I don't.
Hopefully the weather will be cooperative . . . supposed to have major fireworks in our area.

I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. But, I guess I'll have to be satisfied with two out of three . . .
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How right you are. Thought about that after making the post.

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How right you are. Thought about that after making the post.
NOAA issued an alert; they got my attention when they mentioned hail in excess of 2 inch diameter.

I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. But, I guess I'll have to be satisfied with two out of three . . .
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That definitely qualifies as an attention getter. lol

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Sorry don't get it ~ just a Hangouts page?

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Should be working now Harry. Got rid of the first link which led to the Hangouts page. The remaining link should work.

I find the process of identifying the correct link to post is a PITA. Van seems to find the correct one every time. me, not so much.

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Would like to participate, but never will use a Google+ Hangout. Is there any other option? And when are these chats exactly?
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Van came up with the Google Hangouts option in part because of the number of people that can connect at tone time. I forget the exact number but it is higher than with FaceTime. With the current setup watching the chat does not require Google+ Hangout but participating does.

I'm certainly open for suggestions for alternatives.

The chats are currently set for 7:00 p.m. Central Time. If I did the tine check correctly you are in the Pacific Time Zone which places the start of the show at 5:00 p.m. Sunday your time.

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If its a "chat" (typing) then one alternative could be AIM (yes, I know, ancient) and a chat room.

If its audio, they why not Skype?

But hey, if Google+ is working out well then have at it. But be aware that you may have to be thinking about alternatives in the not-too-distant future ...
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How many folks can participate at once using Face Time? I've used Face Time before and with the newer HD cameras on most Macs the video is great. It's also pretty good iPhone to iPhone. I did a Face Time with my Grand Daughter in Georgia the other day iPhone to iPhone and other than the smaller screen, the reception was really good.
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We've been using the video option just to perhaps make things a bit more "natural". It's kinda nice to be able to see the face of the person you are interacting with.

If I'm doing audio/video with other Mac users generally have used iChat /FaceTime. Don't think it's quite as easy to take those public though.

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iChat used to support 4 video connections at once IIRC. I wasn't sure about the limit in FaceTime so I did a little investigating. I may be wrong but it looks like FaceTime is limited to one-on-one connections. Sending video through iMessage limits you to a few minutes at best.

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