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by liamwli on ‎21-12-2011 23:27
I think there should be an option to 'appear' offline to people.

You can currently hide your status, but sometimes you might want to show your online status, and sometimes appear offline.

Like on some IM systems.

There could be a simple button saying appear offline.
Status: Idea Vault
by liamwli on ‎21-12-2011 23:37
Yes bonusball, but that just shows an annoying gap....
by telltale on ‎21-12-2011 23:46

It's a fairly standard option on many systems. However from a personal perspective I can't see it being that useful, not on giffgaff anyway.

by stephenmiller on ‎22-12-2011 00:02

The thing is if you are online what are you going to be doing? posting publicly and a quick glance to the left on your about me page and you have a timestamped history of when you last posted so even if you are appearing offline it doesn't take a genius to work out that you're not really offline.


I agree Hazel that you'd find it useful because you read the boards (and I spend a lot of time reading I must confess) but for most members if they are online then they'll be interacting so the hidden online status won't really achieve much but for an educator it would be useful.

by liamwli on ‎22-12-2011 00:23
I originally thought up this idea for the staff....
by kulsum on ‎22-12-2011 02:28
handy fo staff i rekon
by liamwli on ‎22-12-2011 16:25
@vorb Hazel has her status disabled... @Stephenmiller Exact same problem with current system!
by liamwli on ‎22-12-2011 18:49
I thought it would get more support!
by as7861 on ‎22-03-2012 00:57
Status changed to: Idea Vault
by liamwli on ‎22-04-2012 17:01

I forgot about this idea.....

by as7861 ‎25-04-2012 12:48 - edited ‎06-05-2012 18:34
Status changed to: New Idea

25/04/2012 -Idea has reached 10 or more kudos :smileyhappy:


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