First let me say, I was excited when I heard about the chat update, seemed like it would make it easier, different "rooms", etc. But theres 2 major issues my guildies and I agree on with chat:
1. Gear requests, unnecessary and clutters up chat bad. We did make a second channel and labeled it "MAIN CHAT" to avoid the gear.. but kind of silly we had to do that instead of having an option to turn off request, because we know where the donation section is.
2. When having multiple channels, in our case we made a main chat, TB, TW, and raid channel, we noticed that there's no way to tell who's posted where. Now we have to click through each to make sure members aren't getting ignored.
A simple fix would be to have the option to remove gear requests, and also implement the little red dot notification symbol to see tell where someone is recently posted in