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We established the other day that only morons use chat services other than IRC. But, there is an interesting implication to note: this draws morons away from IRC, creating a kind of reverse eternal september. These days IRC on the whole has noticably fewer idiots on it than it used to.

@sir with the exception of channels that have an embedded webchat on the associated site of that particular channel.

@sir
But it's not just the services people who talk in memes to each other are rather stupid. But the worst are the clients! If I need a browser to chat because fu**ing matrix bullshit does not have a single usable client. And get rid of this electron bullshit ... I will certainly NOT install a whole browser just to be able to sending text messages.

@blastmaster
Yeah, the electron app for Matrix really blows...I mean, it works, but it just sucks.
@sir

@sir As a sadm of an IRC server I must say that although the number of morons decreased the ones that remain are the most annoying to deal with.

@wowaname @sir
To his credit, if you enter a room and find not a single moron in it, it's time to look in the mirror
@izarella i bag on @sir precisely due to his elitist complex over irc and not having any legitimate arguments for why it's a good general chat protocol
@wowaname @sir
The big issue with IRC is lack of images
Persistence doesn't matter much but I'm not going to convince people to join it without images
@izarella @sir that isnt my big issue, mine is that the protocol is fundamentally garbage and hacked together
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