yeah lots of people do, but it´s just a matter of timing. i check the site through out the day and if i see anyone in there i jump in. sometimes i sit in there and hope someone comes in. hopefully we can get it used more and more, and lately it has been so thats cool.
It looks to me like it´s a Java chat room, which is perfect, for I am a Java programmer. go to http://java.sun.com and download the Java plugin, at least version 1.3.1_0_2 should work. I´ll post a direct link to the download page when I find it.