I actually thought that they still had one.
I know that this idea was actually already started (probably about a year or more ago). I remember some huge problem with an outside vendor trying to sell product or advertise through the chat or something along those lines, and then I guess it faded into oblivion. I think it was canceled as a good idea gone bad.
Well, starting a room takes some patience a lot of people show up and leave the moment they see there's only a few folks. This cycle keeps up for a while until you get onough people that just hang out.