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The MGC Chatbox Evo is really easy to use

You can :
  1. Send chats : you just have to enter the text in the dedicated input field and then to validate it by pushing the return key ou by clicking on the OK button.
  2. Format the chats :
  3. once you un-collapse the chatbox formatting toolbar by clicking on the BBCode button, you have access to different formatting options for your chats. You can format a chat by selecting a part (or the totality) of it and then select one of the buttons/list. You can also add empty formatting tags by selecting nothing and clicking one of the buttons/menu thus allowing you to add the chat text afterwards between these tags.*
  4. Access to the different channels : you can have access to different channels restricted to only some usergroupds or for specifics use of the chatbox. The different channels are accessible from the buttons on the left of the chatbox.*
  5. Edit your chats (or others chats) : the edition of a chat can be done by a simple double-click on it.*
  6. Use specific commands : some commands can be accessible in the chatbox depending on the will of the administrator(s) of your forum. These commands let you execute specific actions of formatting, management, etc... You will herebelow the information on the command which are accessible to you. You must notice that you are not forced to use the command prefixes (/command_name) when you use them in the channel they are attached to (except in the general channel).*
* : Depending on the settings chosen by the administrator(s) of the forum, you might not have access to all these features.
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    Junior Member mti2935's Avatar
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    Many sites also use cookies to track repeat visitors. You might want to delete all your cookies (or at least the ones for the site in question), in addition to changing your IP.

    Also, you may not have to get a new ISP, just to change your IP. If the ISP that you are with assigns IP addresses dynamically (most do, unless you specifically reqested a static IP), then you probably will be able to get a new IP just by rebooting your DSL modem or cable modem. To see what IP you have, go to www.whatismyip.com

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    Will a new internet service provider clear my IP address history?

    For example. Let's say I go to www.yahoo.com so this IP address is logged and can be seen for visiting www.yahoo.com. If I change internet providers I should now have a new IP address, right? Now, here's the question. Will the owners of the website I visit be able to see that I am still the same person? Usually when an IP address changes you can see all the ip addresses that have been used under the one account. But, with the new provider will the new IP address still be linked with the old one? Basically, I have to look like a new person.
    I need to be seen as a completely new person. Like if I was banned from a website I need to be able to get back in.
    To joe.attaboy: A website can view all the IP addresses a person has used
    To chobits29303: I'm pretty sure a website owner doesn't have information relating to signals.
    To mti2935: My current provider comcast, which issues a static IP.

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    What the hell are you worried about? You can't be identified by your IP address anyway, other than under subpoena to the ISP.

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    Junior Member mti2935's Avatar
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    Many sites also use cookies to track repeat visitors. You might want to delete all your cookies (or at least the ones for the site in question), in addition to changing your IP.

    Also, you may not have to get a new ISP, just to change your IP. If the ISP that you are with assigns IP addresses dynamically (most do, unless you specifically reqested a static IP), then you probably will be able to get a new IP just by rebooting your DSL modem or cable modem. To see what IP you have, go to www.whatismyip.com

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    you can always just use a proxy, that's alot cheaper and easier than switching ISP's and it makes you look like someone else from somewhere else ^^ Switching ISP will change you IP address, but the other information (like where the signal is originating from ie, your house) will still be the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joe.attaboy View Post
    What the hell are you worried about? You can't be identified by your IP address anyway, other than under subpoena to the ISP.
    With just an ip address a normal person can trace it back to the corresponding ISP using sites like Ip-details.com


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