You can do it for free with AIM. celica.net did it for a while, they some how reserved the room name... but there was no control over who could or couldn't be in there. Would be really cool though... perhpas there is a good non-aim free way to do it?
IRC is cool, but there's the same problems as those that torque and my self mentioned. But I guess we could password protect the IRC channel, but then the same place where you would find the channel, you would also find the password... Eitherway, I think the chat would be good/fun. Perhaps not make it for technical help, but more of a hangout/off-toppic/place-to-throw-ideas-around... Sounds good to me.
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