Help us find a compromise for the removal of this chat command.
A group dedicated to raising awareness of the removal of the /me command due to its abuse by a small number of scammers taking advantage of those who don't know about the command's existence.
We offer alternatives to the outright removal of this much loved feature, and encourage all who wish to keep this feature to visit the "Steam Client Beta" group and voice their opinions in either of the two main discussions there currently active.
For those of you who don't know what it is, /me is a chat command that allows you to communicate in the third person.
Gordon3465: *waves hello*
by typing "/me waves hello" in the chatbox it would come out like this
Gordon3465 waves hello
this is a much smoother, cleaner option that looks nicer in chats and allows you to clearly locate these messages instead of looking for asterisks. steam has a massive roleplaying community and this is nearly essential for them but they are being punished because somone on the forums happened to complain about a few scammers using it.
a REASONABLE post as to why you wouldn't want /me back is allowed. assuming it stays in one comment, two if you must use that much space although, one of the admins is likely to debate it..
opposing an opinion is different from trolling, troll comments will be deleted by one of the admins as soon as they are noticed.