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Chat Schedule


Winterfest Online 2011

Catherine and friends chatting


We'll be using our usual simple chatroom again this year as well as the newbie/introvert chatroom we added last year. This latter may also be a good place to hold conversations in languages other than English. Please, though, only one conversation at a time in the newbie/introvert chatroom.

Most of the scheduled chats will take place
in the newbie/introvert chatroom. Most of them last an hour or less. The talent show will not take place in simple chat, as the very simple rooms do not support voice. Where (or if) we'll be having the talent show this year remains to be determined. The talent show, like the farewell chat, has been known to last much longer than an hour.

Of course, when there's no chat topic assigned, or after you run out of things to say, please feel free to use the chatrooms to visit with other Winterfest guests.

Veteran chatters should be aware that the simple chat is in no way meant to replace your usual Skype chats. You may want to consider doing your usual visiting there and using simple chat to meet new fans and welcome and help them.

Below is the schedule for the themed chats.


Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
  10 am EST
Sunday morning in the tunnels
10 am EST
  episode chat:
Masques
 10 am EST
  episode chat:
Shades of Grey
 10 am EST
  episode chat:
Promises of Someday
 10 am EST
  episode chat:
To Reign in Hell
10 am EST
  episode chat:
A Happy Life


2 pm EST
Welcome chat
4 pm EST
episode chat:
Dead of Winter
2 pm
Role Play chat
2 pm
If BATB were made today
2pm
episode chat:
Brothers
2 pm
Fortunately, Unfortunately
9 pm transcript
2 pm
Vincent's possible origins
2 pm EST
Talent Show
4 pm EST
episode chat: Once Upon a Time
8 pm EST
guided tour of Winterfest
 8 pm EST
BATB
20 Questions
role play transcript
 8 pm EST
New Orleans con Q&A
transcript

8 pm EST
tv shows, movies & books that remind you of BATB
8 pm EST
Treasure Hunt hints & help
8 pm EST
brainstorming chat topics for next year
8 pm EST
Role Play chat

8 pm EST
favorite activities & suggestions for next year
8 pm EST
 Farewell Chat

11 am Hawaii = 1pm PST = 2 pm MST = 3 pm CST = 4 pm EST = 9 pm UK = 10 pm CET =  6 am Japan =  9 am NZ
3 pm Hawaii = 5pm PST = 6 pm MST = 7 pm CST = 8 pm EST = 1 am UK = 2 am CET = 10 am Japan = 1 pm NZ

Try these links if you need help converting to your local time zone.
http://www.24timezones.com/
http://www.timezoneconverter.com/cgi-bin/tzc.tzc


A little explanation about the chats:

BATB 20 questions: someone thinks of something and the others try to guess by asking yes/no or similar questions (Animal, vegetable, or mineral? Above or Below?)
con Q&A
: Deb Fowler will give us info and answer questions about this summer's annual con!
Episode chat: We all watch at home with our own DVD, starting at the same time after a 10 second countdown.
Farewell Chat: Close and lasting friendships have been formed at past Winterfest chats. Those who are reluctant to bid goodbye to WFOL often chat well into the night.
Fortunately, Unfortunately: A game, played in turns, eg, Person 1: Unfortunately, an intruder came to the tunnels: Person 2: Fortunately, he was caught in one of Mouse's traps. Person 3: Unfortunately, the trap didn't work and the intruder quickly escaped. Person 4: Fortunately, a sentry spotted him and sent the message on the pipes. Person 5: Unfortunately...
Guided Tour: A candlemaker or three will show you around.
Role Play chat: We decide on a general plotline, each pick a character and see what happens.
Sunday morning in the tunnels: What might Sunday mornings be like in the diverse community Below?
Talent Show:  Stay tuned.
Treasure Hunt hints & help: For those who may be stuck doing the treasure hunt, pop in and ask questions.