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Are we allowed to speak in native language in GIS.SE chat rooms?

I would not consider this to be a formal GIS SE policy because the site operates mostly on guidelines. However, the only answer to Policy: Is it OK to have dedicated foreign-language chat rooms? ...
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Sending a private message to a user?

In addition to PolyGeo's answer, you could create a chat room and invite that user to the chat and discuss with them in there. While not private, you will be free to discuss in there without ...
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GIS Chat and the Hot Network Questions

I liked the idea of having a feed of the GIS HNQs as I wasn't fully aware which of our questions ended up there, and it was nice to be able to identify them easily. I liked it too (thanks). This is a ...
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Sending a private message to a user?

As you will see at Any way to send a personal message to another user? it is by design that there is no feature on Stack Exchange to facilitate private messaging between users.
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Making the chat more visible?

This is not something in the SE user interface that we at GIS can modify, and so your feature request is best posted at the network-wide Meta Stack Exchange. I thought I would quickly find a feature ...
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Move the "Chat" feature link to better real estate

To achieve a change such as this the place to ask would be Meta Stack Exchange because it is not something that can be customized on a per-site basis. That question has already been asked there as: ...
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Move the "Chat" feature link to better real estate

If you click on the StackExchange logo with the arrow pointing down you get to the chat much quicker.
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Can Job Ads be posted on GIS SE?

If you wish to advertise on the Stack Exchange network then the way that you can do that is via the Advertise With Us button at the bottom of every page. If you are seeking to employ/contract someone ...
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Locating original Stack Exchange chat room for GIS site?

The current GIS Chat Room is located at http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/939/gis Please use this to ask questions about GIS tutorials, Training opportunities, Recent happenings, and any other ...
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GIS Chat and the Hot Network Questions

I wasn't aware of the GIS chat room until just now. Visiting it, I see that the 11 most recent messages are all automated HNQ posts. That's a bad ratio, and would certainly completely discourage me ...
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Making the chat more visible?

There is already a quick link to Chat, from the hamburger menu at top-right. From this menu you get quick access to Main, Meta, Help, and Chat, plus other SE communities you are active in.
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