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--.254 (talk) , (UTC) The article erroneously remarks that IRC was part of a standard UNIX build. While most IRC servers and their early clients were primarily written on and for UNIX systems, neither were included in any standard UNIX distribution. ICQ has made an option to random chat   but it's not very popular  , whereas there are some other attempts ... I noticed two apparent bugs on this page which appear to be some kind of "Graffiti" Part way down, "Smelly Poopers" appears in line with the text under one of the sections. Maybe just a glitch, but it seems unlikely to be random. No need to discuss it, just go ahead and remove the vandalism.
This kind of chat is a way to avoid buddy list chat. You might also want to notify the vandal with the appropriate warning.
Technical folk tend to say exactly what they mean: IRC, Instant Messaging, Web forum, Usenet News, or whatever. - Paul , 24 January 2006 (UTC) --- A chat room is an umbrella term for any system where the norm is for people to converse as a group - it's people chatting in a (virtual) room.