Internet Relay Chat


Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is one of the oldest instant messaging systems. It's focused around topics rather than people, and requires no registration. I hang out much of the time on several channels, including:


You can click on any of those links to join the chat via the web.


They're all on the server There's also downloadable IRC software for different systems. Some suggestions:

If you want more help figuring out how to use IRC, check out some documentation yourself: