OK, I'm having brainfarts. What would be those times be in US Pacific time zone?
Odos270 you are not only one with those brainfarts
A global site as we are with members from almost all countries and regions around the globe quite a many members must be wondering the same.
UTC, previously known as GMT is the Coordinated Universal Time. From Wikipedia:
Coordinated Universal Time (French: Temps universel coordonné), abbreviated as UTC, is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time.
Time zones around the world are given as difference to UTC, in your case your time zone seems to be EST (normal time) or EDT (daylight saving time). EST is UTC -8 hours, EDT UTC - 7.
To make things easier to members we usually post links to check what given UTC times are in any member's local time. This screenshot from first post:
If you click the link in first post highlighted yellow in above screenshot, you will get this:
Clicking the link highlighted green in first screenshot above you get a simple countdown to start of that specific part of the chat:
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I have skype.....not for business version thou.....never set it up. So its just a regular version I guess. Never actually used it much. All I know is that it works....lol Maybe I'll show up....and scare some folks....
Simply follow this thread, a link to each of the three sessions tomorrow will be posted in this thread half an hour before the start. Simply click the link to chat, a new browser tab or window will be opened. Follow the instructions shown on screen and you are in.
Our live chats are so called Skype for Business Online Meetings, yet they have nothing to with Skype. In fact you really cannot even join our chats using Skype, and you don't need Skype for Business application or account to join.
To join our chats completely anonymously you can use either a browser (any browser), or the Lync app you mentioned. This tutorial shows how to join Ten Forums Live Chat with free Lync app: Lync App - Join an Online Meeting as Guest - Windows 10 Forums
To use a browser simply click the chat link and follow the instructions on page that opens. I have tested the below described process multiple times, it takes less than a minute to join.
First you need to download and install required plugin (size only 10 MB, works with all browsers):
Run the installer:
It only takes a few seconds to install plugin:
Now click Join the meeting link:
See the dedication @Cliff S shows in above post: for his & mine local time the Part 1 of tomorrow's chat starts at 6 PM. He has his alarm set 10 and a half hours earlier, just to be sure he doesn't oversleep