Room is open 24/7

Chat Night every Wed at 8PM PST, be there!

Type in your Real Name or Handle in the 'User Name' field, and click on 'OK connect!' Do not put your email address in unless you like to receive Spam.  Since this is a small community, using your real name would work best so others would know who they are chatting with. Click on 'Float' to open chat in a new larger window if you wish.

Parachat is a Java based program and runs on any Java-enabled web browser. It will not work if you are behind a firewall like at work etc.  If you are still having trouble after checking your settings, download the latest version of the browser you use and use all the default or medium security settings.  If you still have trouble, try hitting the side of your monitor a few times, or email me at

Netiquette is the code of conduct when communicating online, whether in chat, e-mail or message boards. Here are some netiquette tips to keep you in good favor:

Emoticons and Abbreviations:
Using abbreviations in the place of often-used phrases reduces typing time, and many standard abbreviations are widely understood by the Internet community. Here are some of the more common abbreviations: