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Why do the names in the "Users Online" box in the chat change order all the time even if all users listed stay on?

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Oh, that's cos they are just displayed in whatever order the database returns them as. I think it may change depending on who posted last or whatever.

But I'm gonna change it to show them alphabetically.

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Not who posted last. We disproved that.
Yeah don't ask me how the database decides to order things, they tend to change the order based on what data it's returning. I thought it might be the user ID, but that wouldn't explain why the order keeps changing, and I would be at the top (or bottom) since I am user #1 in the database.

Anyway, it's all ordered by name now.