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Chat to attract answers?

I suppose you may, but it isn't the preferred way to attract attention to your question. Be aware that most questions aren't answered immediately; it can be a few hours at least before a question is ...
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What should the description for our general chat room be?

How about (136 characters): CrossValidated's general room for gossip, grumbles, and idle chat. All are welcome. Please ask substantive questions on the main site.
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Can I move a conversation to chat before the 11 comments threshold?

Flag the post for Moderator attention, with a request to move the comments to chat.
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What is the protocol or etiquette for pinging users in Ten Fold?

You may be worrying more than you need. I think it's within the rules of the site to ping absolutely anyone -- but not everyone would see the ping. However what's within the rules is not always the ...
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Opening a chatroom for an [on-hold] question

(I'm transferring my comment so that this doesn't remain 'unanswered'.) I really don't see a problem with leaving a comment to the other user, perhaps under one of their questions, noting that you ...
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What could be the possible reasons behind people posting substantial questions in CV chatroom?

There isn't going to be anything we can do to change the site to 'fix' this. All we can do is request people ask their question on the main site and don't encourage it by answering them in chat. ...
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Chat to attract answers?

[How did I miss this question before? I have no idea. I've checked meta almost daily in the last three or four weeks, and I think this is the first time I've spotted it.] The usual ways to get ...
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The Talkative Badge?

Could this be the message?
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