Some of you might as why this is better than the shoutbox. I mean, we already have a decent chatroom of our own? So, in the past ten minutes, I whipped up this handy table to prove why IRC is better.
|Message Alerts||No Message Alerts|
|Infinite Archives||One Day Archives|
|Requires Nick Registration||Automatic Nick Registration|
|Nick Switching||No Nick Switching|
|AFK Alerts||No AFK Alerts|
|Private Chat||No Private Chat|
|Costless||Consumes MW Resources|
So, of these nine things (and there's more small things), the shoutbox has
EDIT: To register, type in /nick yournick then /ns register yourpassword youremail. Then nobody can use your nickname without it being clear that they're faking it.
So, join in! We'd love to see your there!