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Delete a group chat room and all in it.

I created a group chat and need to close it.  How is that done?

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TheUberOverLord
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This could take awhile, but you can do this, in the chat window in question:

 

/showmembers

 

copy/paste the output and edit it to place this in front of each name while also removing the words like "speaker" and the like:

 

Note: REMOVE Your Skype name and for the others, do these one at a time:

 

/kickban SkypeName

 

Once done and all Skype names have been kickbanned by you ("Minus YOU the creator") do this:

 

/set options -JOINING_ENABLED

 

/leave

 

Now the chat will be closed

 

 

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homefreed
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This could take awhile, but you can do this, in the chat window in question:

 

/showmembers

 

copy/paste the output and edit it to place this in front of each name while also removing the words like "speaker" and the like:

 

Note: REMOVE Your Skype name and for the others, do these one at a time:

 

/kickban SkypeName

 

Once done and all Skype names have been kickbanned by you ("Minus YOU the creator") do this:

 

/set options -JOINING_ENABLED

 

/leave

 

Now the chat will be closed

 

 

TheUberOverLord
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did that...none deleted...

 

homefreed
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Are you the creator of this chat?

 

These steps cannot be done by anyone but the creator of a chat. To see what your role is in that chat please do:

 

/get role

 

Send it into the chat what role comes back for you?

 

If you are NOT the creator of this chat, then please do another:

 

/showmembers

 

To see who is.

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could not group delete ...had to do it one at a time...thx.

 

homefreed
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You are very welcome, could you please click the "Accept this as solution" button on my post, that solved your issue, so that others having this same issue can find this information easily, thanks.

 

Note: I changed my original post to say do the kickbans one at a time.

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Is there a solution if the Room "creator" has been removed from the room due to a hack on their account and the subsequent closure of the account?

 

Thanks for your reply.

 

Kenneth

flyingscot54
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Hey TheUberOverLord,

I have just deleted the chat group and it works wonderfully.

Thanks for the tips, this is very valuable.

Cheers.
Felix 

felixyeosg
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WONDERFULLY ARTICULATE and CLEAR Instructions. Worked like a charm. I had over 200 folks in the room but it took no more than 30 minutes. I typed /kickban and then I would just CTL-V to copy it and then just type the username. I type 85 words per minute so it was wonderful.

The problem with my room was that something happened to it. The history kept disappearing. Folks were seeing that there were 29 or 80 or more chat messages but when you went into the room, there were no messages. It was a royal mess. The chat history magically disappeared too. Still couldn't find anything online about that. But my groups and contacts are fine and dandy and my history preferences are fine and dandy and working for all of my conversations --- except for this one room. Methinks someone went in and did something evil. LOL! We're all safely in another room now.

Thank you again.
Faith Sloan
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I cant find none of these features...where is /showmembers? I cant even get to the first step
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