ok just a FYI:
tonight chat is open for the first time.
2 ways of accessing:
1: the "ideal" way; use (any irc client (f.i. mIrc) and connect to irc.pacersdigest.com 6667 #pacers
2: the second option; java; http://www.pacersdigest.com/chatold/chat.html just type in your username and say yes when the certificate asks permission.