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# 256034 11-Sep-2019 14:13
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Hello. I have recently become the convener of a community group of about 20 people.

 

We are only going to meet monthly and I would like a better way of communicating with people other than email.

 

I would like to be able to do messaging, share links and images, and maybe have sub groups for various projects that we work on. For free, I have a budget of $0.

 

We all have email accounts but with a variety of domain suffixes. I would like to avoid having everyone to join gmail or outlook or facebook, but just use their own email account.

 

My knowledge of this space is pretty limited, but I have heard of Discord and Slack.

 

Is there any other platform I should be considering? And is Discord really just for gamers?

 

Thank you.

 

 





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  # 2315032 11-Sep-2019 14:17
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No, can use Discord for anything really. Its quite good, Im using it with mates for our game and geek stuff. Its free, so try it out with a few users for a bit.

 

90% of our channels are open, with a few locked down - such as admin, R18 etc.

 

 





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  # 2315035 11-Sep-2019 14:21
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Slack would be similar.  I'm in a few slack workspaces, but also have one for home (notifications etc).  No money down.





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  # 2315052 11-Sep-2019 14:40
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Thank you @xpd @davidcole.

 

Discord 1 - 1 Slack

 

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XPD / Gavin / DemiseNZ

 

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  # 2315072 11-Sep-2019 15:05
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Or whichever gets a +1 first ;)

 

 





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  # 2315075 11-Sep-2019 15:09
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@xpd you missed the opportunity to +1 yourself! :)

 

 





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