xat_Test is a chat for users to test powers and get latest power updates. In this chat, you must abide by these rules. This makes it a safe and clean environment for all users to get help and not be offended.
ALL RULES APPLY TO YOUR MESSAGES, NAME, STATUS, HOMEPAGE, AVATAR, ETC.
English only - English only. The only language that is acceptable here is English (unless you are using the translator). Mods/owners can boot to the appropriate help chat if necessary. Greetings in other languages with English characters/letters is permitted.
Be respectful - Don't say anything that may offend someone, including "flaming" a person, group, race, gender, chat etc.
Be appropriate - No sexual pictures, names, etc. No bad smiley combinations. No flirting. No swearing. No talk about drugs. Don't advertise. Whether it be a site or chat that belongs to you, a friend, or anything else not "mainstream." Linking to Youtube or an image is fine (as long as the video/image is appropriate). Having advertisements in your status is allowed as long as they abide by the other rules. However, words that will be allowed are, "ass", "hell" and "damn".
Don't advertise - Whether it be a site or chat that belongs to you, a friend, or anything else not "mainstream." Linking to Youtube or an image is fine (as long as the video/image is appropriate). Having advertisements in your status is allowed as long as they abide by the other rules.
Don't impersonate - Don't impersonate any xat staff (administrator), volunteers and xat test staffs.
Don't spam - Posting random messages to annoy the chat room will not be allowed. Since this is a chat for testing, flooding and smiley spamming in normal conversation (or testing) will be allowed if not abused. However, a maximum of 6 smilies will be permitted in one's name. Flooding or smiley spamming repeatedly to receive a response from other users will not be permitted.
No begging - Asking for xats, days, powers, or higher ranks will not be allowed. You must earn your ranks. You can win xats at Game or Contests chats.
Don't lie - Providing false information, or lying about any situation, is not allowed. Editing or providing fake screenshots or other forms of proof will result in a forever ban.
No drama - Do not post any messages that could start a conflict between users. Do not disrupt the chat in any form. Discussing religion, politics, or any other topic that could lead to drama is not permitted. This is left to the staffs' discretion.
Don't troll - If you are found to be posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages here with the primary intent of provoking users into an emotional response or otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion, you will be banned.
Don't bother xat staff or volunteers - Repeatedly asking volunteers to answer tickets or send private messages will not be accepted. Do not bother xat administrators when they are busy testing; this includes, but is not limited to repeatedly asking for private chats, auctions, power releases, etc.
Use a name - Using a blank name will not be permitted as it can be disruptive to the chat. A ban will follow if you fail to comply with this rule.
Selling/trading - Selling in your status/homepage is allowed (xats/days/powers/graphics only), but advertising it in main chat isn't. You may trade in PC only however it is preferred you go to xat trade. Selling IDs in names, statuses or avatars is not allowed. You may sell IDs on your xatspace, however you cannot use any signs to draw attention to your xatspace. (e.g in your name, status or avatar) If you have xat IDs in your name/status, it will automatically assumed that you are selling them, unless it's the ID you're currently using. Selling content from other websites is strictly prohibited.
Don't abuse the bot - The bot on xat_test is meant for testing smilies only. Abusing extra commands will not be allowed. If you would like to be gamebanned, visit Game or Contests chats.
Be respectful of mods/owners. - Mods/owners of xat_test are helping keep the chat clean. If you feel you were mistreated, contact an owner or main owner privately and discuss it. Publicly complaining about the mods/owners, or putting them down, is not fun for anyone.
Follow the xat ToS - Exposing exploits will result in a forever ban, as will ban evasion. Phishing/scamming will also result in a forever ban. The major ones here are exposing personal information, abusing/teaching glitches, or phishing/scamming. Also do not discuss, link to, or otherwise mention private servers.
Fresh news! We've just launched a new official chat group - Feedback. It's a unique international chat group intended to record users' ideas and feedback about xat and forward them to the xat administrators. Crow has been appointed to manage the chat, alongside the Contributors. Come meet us at https://xat.com/Feedback. We look forward to seeing you there and listening to you! Let's improve xat together!
Jokes aside, the new Foolsday power is perfect for pranking your friends. There are eight entertaining smilies to celebrate the first of April, including an audible whoopee cushion. You'd be a fool to miss out!
Listen up! Keep your ears warm with the new limited Kaoears power! Also, xat_test is returning to the previous monthly main owner system. Stela has been appointed as the main owner for the month of January.
Get ready for the holiday season with a mixture of Christmas themed smilies with the latest power, Christmix. Crow has joined the team of wiki editors. Christmas pawns are now active, check them out here.
We had a wonderful Black Friday weekend with xat's free power offer on the buy page and some limited powers being released, if you missed it catch up at: Black Friday, 2016. I'd also like to welcome our newest editor Arthur to the wiki team.
We are currently looking for new translators. Please help us translate wiki in your language. If you would like to join us as one of our translators, please submit your application here. We'll be looking forward to work with you.
It's time to give a warm welcome to our latest editors - Kyle who just recently joined the team and Isa who was recently promoted to editor. We wish you both good luck and thank you for your dedication and loyalty to xat wiki.
It matters what's on the inside, this applies especially for the theme of this week's power. Mining themed smilies were released last week, check it out what kind of tools and machinery they use down at the mines.
Take a look here to preview the set of smilies and pawns they've painted for you this week. Ryan has been appointed to moderate all subforums on xat forum. xBots is discontinuing their service as a bot provider.
New Year celebrations have been celebrated for over 4000 years, and now it is time to welcome 2016 into our arms! Why not tweet and follow us on our twitter @xat letting us know how you celebrated the New Year's Eve!
Let's give a warm welcome to our latest translator - Bella, who just recently joined the team and has already spent many hours on translating articles. She'll be responsible for Danish & Tagalog wikis, concentrating on the latter first.
A Christmas themed smiley power, Ornaments, has been released for testing. Sevda has been appointed to manage official chat groups Yardim and Sohbet, Exit has officially taken over the management of Troca.
We have an article on the latest power - Choirhug. With it is introduced a new power type - "hug". Which enables posting animations with scrolling text on chatrooms that fill the screen on full width and fixed height.