This is indeed very much possible when you are talking about Hipchat Rooms. 1 on 1 chat however.. is a totally different story. There is no way currently to purge the entire chat history of a 1 on 1 chat with the click of a button.
Rooms come and go, and their purpose might change over time. Room admins and group admins can rename, archive, delete rooms, and more.
If you're an admin you can log in to HipChat in your browser and head to Group Admin > Rooms.
If you're the room admin, you can either log in to HipChat in your browser and go to the Rooms tab, or head for the Room Actions option in the HipChat web or desktop app (it looks like or ).
Here are some tips for managing HipChat rooms:
Hover over the message or file, then click on the left.
...have mention name FirstnameLastname. Fe.: @MaartenCautreels This certainly helps to know who is being mentioned in a conversation. Imagine your colleague sends the following message...
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