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My New Year's resolution is to help all my friends gain ten pounds so I look skinnier.

04/01/2020 09:21 Written by Shadow_X



It's that time of the year for our Quiz on what happened last year.  All the questions relate to what happened in 2019 so everyone is bound to know some of the answers, if you don't, where have you been ?


The Quiz will be held on Sunday 5th January 2020 at 8.01 pm in the Quiz Show room.


Prizes are up for grabs including sapphire's and throw emotes.


Have fun, and don't forget unless you have been living in an igloo all last year, you will know some of the answers.


Your friendly fun Games Team

Happy New Year

01/01/2020 23:21 Written by TigerBear

Dear Passengers and Crew


As we embark into 2020, the ChatTeam would like to wish each and every one of you a very happy and healthy New Year.


We look forward to sailing the seas with you again this year.


Best wishes

How do people make new mates? Asking for a friend.

30/12/2019 20:07 Written by Shadow_X


Congratulations to everyone that took part in the Christmas Game, all names where put into a random name picker, and the winners are.....


1st Prize a 30 day Sapphire



2nd Prize a 10 day Sapphire



3rd Prize a 7 day Sapphire




Oh before I forget the answers are


1. Holly
2. Snow Angel
3. Elves
4. Santa
5. Christmas Tree
6. Snowman
7. Bells
8. Reindeer
9. Lights
10. Snow Globe
11. Snow


The Quiz of what happened in 2019 will happen on 5th January at 8.01pm, a further bridge notice will follow.


Thank you, and have a great New Year.

Let's both be naughty this year and save Santa the trip.

18/12/2019 08:08 Written by Shadow_X


It's that time of the year, time for a Christmas Chat Game.


This one is all about riddles. 


Mail the answer to each riddle to ChatGames profile by 25th December, and all those that get them correct will be entered into a draw to win one of 3 prizes. 


Prizes will be awarded and winners announced together with details of a special New Years Quiz before the end of the year.


Riddle 1


Prick yourself at Christmas
This leaf might be to blame
It has the same title
As a certain girl’s name

Riddle 2


If you lay down in white flakes
Out in the winter air
Move your arms and legs about
What is it you leave there?

Riddle 3

These are in the Harry Potter books
And Lord Of The Rings too
Some help to make lots of Christmas gifts
That Santa brings to you

Riddle 4

When he gets on his vehicle
He tells his animals to go go go
And he’s a jolly old fellow
As he is always going ho ho ho

Riddle 5

I’m green but I’m not a leprechaun
I have lights but I’m not a car
I have a skirt but I’m not a girl
I have branches but I’m not a bank
I have needles but no thread

Riddle 6

They call me a man but i'll never have a wife
I was given a body but not a life
They made me a mouth but didn't give me life
But the sun gives me death

Riddle 7

If you hear these jingling around
The night just before Christmas Day
You had better try to get to sleep
As you are hearing Santa’s sleigh

Riddle 8

You might never see one of these
As you should be asleep in bed
They stop by your house once a year
And one has a nose that is red

Riddle 9

On a Christmas tree you have garland
And ornaments that look so fine
But you also need some strings of these
To help make sure that it will shine

Riddle 10

Want to see something special?
Then just give me a few shakes
Put me down and watch the scene
Be transformed by falling flakes

Riddle 11

I float when I am born lay down when I am alive
I run when I am dead. What am I ?

Come on, enjoy the fun, and win some great prizes.


Christmas Is Coming ...

06/12/2019 11:17 Written by Stevesterrrr

Posted to all passengers, crew, reindeer and elves


Christmas is coming


The goose is getting fat


Please put a penny in the old man's hat


If you haven't got a penny


Then collect all the presents


On Lycos Chat


(C) Charles Dickens April 1786



It's true!  The Christmas Ornament Quest is back.  Collect as many ornaments as you can during December and you might bag yourself a 7 day sapphire and or an extra special Christmas throw emote.  Be sure to search all the chat rooms to find them.


Tell all your friends, you wouldn't want them to miss out.  Would you?


Happy Christmas from all at Lycos Chat UK


Karma, simply put, is an action for an action … good or bad.

27/11/2019 11:04 Written by Shadow_X


Dear passengers,

A huge thank you to those that took part in the Halloween Quest and helped divert the chat ship away from a ghoulish demise!

As many of you guessed, the saying was "Double Double toil and trouble, Fire burn and cauldron bubble"

From all the correct entries the following chatters have been selected out of a warlocks hat to win:

30 day Sapphire - flutts
14 day Sapphire - Durham_Dave
7 day Sapphire - GurtrudeTheGreat

Two runners up receive an amazing Halloween emote:
Sir_Henry_Poole and goddess1.1

Until next time, Happy Chatting!

Your amazing Games team


Remembrance Sunday

08/11/2019 21:28 Written by Stevesterrrr

Posted to All Passengers and Crew


At 11am on Sunday 10th November and again at 11am on Monday 11th November Lycos Chat UK will join millions of people across the world observing the two minutes' silence, the traditional act of remembrance for those that have served to defend their country.  Many of those paid the ultimate sacrifice.


We ask you to join us in respecting these brief silences.


Captain will do his best to mark the start and finish of each period of silence.


We will remember them.

Lycos Chat, UK.



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Navigators are chatters who volunteer to spend a lot of time helping out and keeping order on the chat.

The ideal Navigator knows every little secret on the Chat, he or she is extremely patient, both when helping out newbies and when dealing with occasional trouble.

Only very experienced chatters become Navigators, so if you feel like helping others and want to help make the chat a nice place for everyone, it could be just the challenge for you.

How to become a Navigator

Would you like to be a Chat Navigator?

Before answering this question there are some things you should know.

Being a Navigator is not an easy role to fulfil. It is demanding, takes hard work and dedication and a lot of online time. Despite this, it's also great fun. Many navigators much prefer it to being a chatter.

  1. As a navigator you're an ambassador for the Chat. This means that chatters watch everything you say and do. Behave inappropriately, and it gives all Navigators a bad name. Being helpful at all times when on and off watch, shows what a great team we are.
  2. Navigators are the first people new chatters meet and their most important task is to make sure that these newbies have a good experience the first time they are on board.
  3. Some chatters will see it as their job to try to wind you up. If they succeed, they win. If they don't, everyone wins :) Therefore you have to be helpful and patient when people ask you a question. As a Navigator your behaviour should be spotless on the chat at all times.

If you are the kind of person who gets emotional easily, then being a navigator may not be for you. You must be objective always; NEVER taking sides, even when your friends are involved, and always play devils advocate. Never make assumptions.
You must be able to keep confidences, both chatters and other Navigators may come to you with problems. And you will also be the first to find out about new things too – you must be able to keep these things close to your chest! Having the patience of a saint too is necessary! Some chatters take a while to help, and you need to ensure that your personality can cope with these demanding times.

You should also ask yourself, Am I a team player? This is a very important question as the Navigator system can only work with a team spirit. All ranks working together for a common goal.

All this said, being a navigator is very rewarding. Just ask any of our existing Navigators and they will tell you that nothing beats the feeling of when you help a chatter or solve a dispute and receive a huge Thank you.
So, still interested? Then you also need to meet the following criteria.
  1. You must have been a chatter for at least 6 months.
  2. You must have a minimum chat rank of Midshipman (although exceptions may be made by Chiefs).
  3. You must have a clear chat record, with no serious bans/behaviour issues in the last 6 months.
  4. You must also have completed the 5 standard chat quests. /sing, /shout, /whisper, /sleep, /love.

    If you are a former navigator ranked 3rd or above and wish to return to the team on any name, please contact a chief navigator to discuss your options.

If you meet the criteria above, you can apply to become a navigator. Depending on the recruitment needs, you may be approached directly, you may be able to contact a 1st or Chief Navigator and express interest, or you may have to take the exam, or any combination of these. We reserve the right to change the recruitment methods at any time, and this is at the discretion of Chief Navigators.

If you would like to be a navigator, and do not qualify yet, then take this time to get to know everything there is to know about the chat. The more you know, the more you'll be able to help others.

Keep an eye on the bridge for opportunities to join as a navigator!

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