Since BOB already uses the chat for snaps, I thought maybe this idea would be a good addition to BOB.
I'm thinking of a way to filter the public in-game chat by sender/recipient.
Currently, you just type your recipient's name (or color) to direct chat at them. But nefarious opponents sometimes flood your message right out of chat.
But if I could, say, uncheck a "sender" box next to that person's name, and hide all of their chat, then I wouldn't have to sift through it.
If all boxes under "recipient" are unchecked, except mine, then I can see just the chats sent from that person to me.
This wouldn't even need to use Chinese, like snaps do. A chat from me to a particular opponent could look like this:
2013-11-04 14:56:42 - judge_reinhold:(to rhp 1 ~~ yellow) Hey get out of America or I'll nuke you.
What do you think?