Implement a BRB state.
We all know the deafult online states like,
Online, Inactive, Don't Disturb, Offline.
But something I would love to see is a BRB button state, aka Be Right Back.
Because the usage of the Orange 'inactive' button is more than often not used at all, but rather is a state that players who ACTUALLY are away swift over to. Not many people switch over to the Orange state manually. So, my request is; We replace the Orange button completely with a BRB state, and the Orange one will instead only be obtainable when you actually are Inactive. There is a lot of times when I for example go to the mall or go take a power nap etc and there is now way for me to really show it to other people. That's why BRB would be such a good implement.
It could also be used to signal that you are just away for a short time. Let's say, you activate the BRB button and leave. And if you have not returned to your computer in perhaps 10 minutes it goes over to Orange. In this way, people will always know that if you are in the BRB state and will be returning very soon to maybe answer questions, answer dms etc.
I would love to see this implemented and I think it's a really great idea.
Should just remove all states. I feel like there is no need to know if anyone is online or offline.-1
It's good to have them there. Maybe if you don't want someone to start messaging you or if you are avoiding someone you can use them. But I feel like no one ever selects the orange one..0
The Idle state is exactly this, I'm not here right now, but I'm not completely offline. Discord switches over to this automatically, if you don't have the app open anywhere else.1
I actually keep mine on idle status 24/7. Either I am idle or I am offline.0
Exactly as I thought. People missunderstand my request. I KNOW that the Orange one means idle. I KNOW that it swifts over after 10 minutes. But what I mean is, generally when I see people on Discord with the Orange one I don't even mind messaging them because they could have been idle for let's say, 10 hours. But implementing a BRB function would break this. Because there is no way for someone to fake that their BRB. Let's say someone is BRB. Then you KNOW that the person in question is returning very soon, so there actually is a reason to message them. And if you touch your computer while you are in the BRB status, it goes over to Online again. And if you DON'T touch your computer for 10 minutes while being BRB you go over to Orange.0
What if someone does not want someone to know they are in BRB status? Because there are people who do fake BRB sometimes for whatever reason they have.0
Sure, then you can use Invisible or Do Not Disturb. That's literally what they're for.0