Click on the play button to play the stream from YouTube. The chat
room is below the video feed. To chat, choose a nickname and type the
warped words you see in the text box. Wait for a moment for it to log
you in, then type in the white space below and press enter to send a
message to the room.
If you are IRC savvy, you can join the chat with your favorite IRC
client. Just point it toward #darngoodyarn on irc.freenode.net.
Show notes for this episode:
Nicole: DGY featured yarn of the week
Jen: Navigating a movie theater in Seoul
Nicole: Business tip
Jen: Stretching your fiber and by extension, your handspun
Helpful IRC Tips:
If your chat window isn't scrolling, scroll to the
bottom of the chat manually and then click on the "#darngoodyarn" button
at the top of the chat window. If successful, it should mark the bottom
of the chat with a horizontal rule and start scrolling automatically
Put "/me " in front of your message to role play.
(e.g. "/me hugs Jen" yields "* Brandon hugs Jen" in the chat rather than "<Brandon> hugs Jen".)
Type "/nick NEWNAME" to change your nickname. Warning: there are a lot of people on the IRC server so expect the generic ones to be taken.
If you lose connection to the chat room, the best
way to get back in is to just reload the page and log in again. You may
need a new nickname until the server realizes your old one is not
If the chat window is too small for you, you can use use a full-screen version athttp://webchat.freenode.net. Just put in #darngoodyarn as the channel.