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 The Mess IRC Chat
The Mess IRC Chat

Wolkje says ( 28 Jun 2003 ):

 

Hi Messers !

Although some of you might have forgotten, we still have an IRC chat running! If you want the first smell of updates on MSN or updates on the coming patches etc. that's the place to be!

There's two ways to get there either you go here for the webchat or you connect to the IRC server using an IRC client, for example mIRC which you can get here.

Hope to see you on IRC soon!

[source=the IRC people!]



 MsnXPv2, skin by xzaust
MsnXPv2, skin by xzaust

m_chibi says ( 27 Jun 2003 ):

 

Fury_14 has made a new nice looking skin.
More information can be found here.

What? You want a screenshot? Alright, here is one ;).

[source: Xzaust]



 Added: 3 brand new emoticon fonts
Added: 3 brand new emoticon fonts

dwergs says ( 27 Jun 2003 ):

 

Our friends at Itselephants.com produced three new emoticon fonts for MSN Messenger 6.0:

- X-Files emoticon font by Oliver

- Godzilla emoticon font by Joe

- Hollywood Hills emoticon font by Joe



 Instant Games Sweepstakes
Instant Games Sweepstakes

dwergs says ( 26 Jun 2003 ):

 

Zero1 just invited me to play Bejeweled. Not because we're that bored, but to show me a link added to the MSN Messenger 6.0 games: msnmessenger_preview.pst-tech.com.

Kinda weird domain (pst-tech.com) which is not specifically owned by Microsoft, but by the 'Project Support Team'.

The site states that ten people can win Amazon gift certificates each day from June 25th (yesterday) till July 15th (open to US residents of 13 years and older only):

"You may enter by linking from the MSN Messenger 6.0 Preview window to the online entry form at http://msnmessenger_preview.pst-tech.com"

Doesn't look like you have to actually play the games :\



 A bit of Mess.be site info
A bit of Mess.be site info

dwergs says ( 26 Jun 2003 ):

 

- Good news for the fans of our emoticons & display pic gallery: I'm optimizing some of its code in the next couple of days and let us hope that'll drastically improve the speed of it. If not, I'll add enough new server hardware to make it enjoyable for everyone!

- Because I'm in the middle of my exams I haven't updated the site as much as you're used to :) Don't worry, I'll be all yours as soon as they've finished! :p
Note to submitters of all kind: your e-mails are safely stored for later reading.

- More and bigger competitions are being prepared!

- Wish me luck for my exam tomorrow!

*Over and out*



 SigMSN, now compatible with MSN Messenger 6 too
SigMSN, now compatible with MSN Messenger 6 too

dwergs says ( 25 Jun 2003 ):

 

Sigmsn by Matt is an all-round addon that works with MSN Messenger 4, 5 and now with MSN 6. It includes options like:

- /IRC commands
- Action log;
- Contact list enlarger (an external contact list for extra contacts);
- Quickly 'Encrypted' messages;
- Fake app invite (limited for flood reasons);
- Font colour changer;
- Nick name creator
- Popup messages
- (limited) real status viewer
- ...

It's homepage even offers a nice flash walkthrough :) Go and get it there!



 One Browser-based MSN Messenger coming up!
One Browser-based MSN Messenger coming up!

dwergs says ( 25 Jun 2003 ):

 

Jared has informed me he's working on a browser-based MSN Messenger clone, meaning you won't need the MSN Messenger client to sign into .NET Messenger Service... just your Internet Explorer (or Netscape, or...).

At this moment it works behind a firewall, allows you to sign in with a specific status, displays your contacts in various ways, etc. Too bad it doesn't allow you to have actual conversations yet, but Jared's working on that :p

Curious messers can check it out already here.



 Added: Razor Web emoticon font
Added: Razor Web emoticon font

dwergs says ( 24 Jun 2003 ):

 

Another Itselephants production: the Razor Web emoticon font for MSN Mess 6.0!



 New MSN Poll: What's Your favorite feature in MSN Messenger 6?
New MSN Poll: What's Your favorite feature in MSN Messenger 6?

dwergs says ( 23 Jun 2003 ):

 

Before MSN Messenger 6 leaked and nobody had used it, we asked what new feature Messers were looking most forward too. From the total of 4972 votes, 51% answered "the 79 emoticons" and 11% was looking forward to using the personal display picture. 8.5% was eager to play the integrated games and exactly the same percentage was waiting for customised chat backgrounds. The other votes went to the remaining poll answers.

Today, now that millions of people have previewed MSN Messenger 6.0, I'm repeating the same poll. Let's see what has changed and what feature you've grown to like most eventually. Vote here-yo!



 MSN Messenger Unplugged
MSN Messenger Unplugged

timothy says ( 23 Jun 2003 ):

 

Microsoft is unplugging the leaked (old) Beta versions of its MSN Messenger 6 client and is forcing its users to download the official MSN Messenger 6 Beta.

So if you suddenly can't sign in on the unofficial client anymore and you're desperately looking for the real thing, point-click over here.

[Reported by: too many people]



 Why's the display picture & emoticons gallery so sloooooow?
Why's the display picture & emoticons gallery so sloooooow?

dwergs says ( 23 Jun 2003 ):

 

Browsing through our thousands of display pictures and custom emoticons can be a pain during peak moments like now when everyone is searching for cool images simultaneously. We're aware of the very slow speed of the gallery but you can count on us we're doing everything we can to improve your customising experience in the very near future!



 Behold... The Amazing Trivia Bot!
Behold... The Amazing Trivia Bot!

dwergs says ( 22 Jun 2003 ):

 

Co´ncidence or not? The Cheeseland site we gave a free plug in our news earlier for getting a free .tk domain through us, released an intelligent chat bot today called The Amazing Trivia Bot (watch the screenshot). As you can tell from the name it lets you play trivia... with up to 20 people!

Just invite cheesetriviabot[at]hotmail.com into a group convo -or solo convo if you need to practice- and type !start to get it going (replace [at] in the addy with @). People who selected "Blocked All Others" in their MSN Messenger Privacy settings should add him to their contact list first.

One point goes to the person who answers correctly first. !hint gives you the first letter of the answer, !skip goes to the next question immediately and !help shows all other possible commands. I've just played for one hour and I must congratulate its creator Cheeselord for getting me addicted in times I should rather study!

Have fun, I hope it'll be able to handle all you game-crazy Messers!

**Update: Due to massive popularity the Trivia Bot is a bit laggy at the moment and even offline from time to time. We hope Cheeselord will do everything he can to optimize this bot for you!



 Yahoo vs MSN Messenger...or Ciol.com vs Mess.be?
Yahoo vs MSN Messenger...or Ciol.com vs Mess.be?

dwergs says ( 22 Jun 2003 ):

 

So India's "number one IT-portal" CIOL.com made an attempt at a comparison between Yahoo! Messenger and the latest MSN Messenger. As you can judge yourself, they also made very lame use of our MSN 6.0 Emoticons card without leaving any credit. So much for professionality guys.

UPDATE: They've chosen to remove the picture completely, instead of just simply giving credit to Mess.be for it.



 Added download: MSN Style Emoticon Font
Added download: MSN Style Emoticon Font

dwergs says ( 22 Jun 2003 ):

 

I've added Andy Smith's MSN style emoticon font with that typical rainbow-touch to our downloads.



 Messers do the dot tk!
Messers do the dot tk!

dwergs says ( 22 Jun 2003 ):

 

Last week I told you where to get a free .tk domain name for your own website or to surprise a friend with as a gift. I decided to -just every once in a while- mention a hand-picked useful, funny or plain cool .tk site that signs up through this link (the site in particular doesn't have to link to Mess.be, but it helps :p)

Today The Federated States of Cheeseland deserves the honor. Not only do these guys use the same font as we use in our title banners, they also post completely crazy news like: "The evil pirates of the rogue goddess Camembra have conquered the Magical Land of Brie! It shall henceforthe be known as The Treacherous Land of Camembar! Beware!" Madness.



 Reminder: The Mess.be overview of all MSN Messenger 6 emoticons
Reminder: The Mess.be overview of all MSN Messenger 6 emoticons

dwergs says ( 22 Jun 2003 ):

 

For over a month now (since the day of the beta leak!), we've been offering a handy overview of all standard MSN Messenger 6.0 emoticons and their keycodes. It's easy printable so you can cut it out and stick it onto your monitor for future reference (who's going to learn 79 keycodes by heart anyway?). You can also e-mail the emoticon card to your friends but make sure you enter a valid e-mail address!



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