Heres something I did a while back, I hope it's useful.
How to get into the chats:
Using the java Client:
1) Go to http://psypokes.com/chats/chats.html
2) Accept any security warnings which come up.
3) To change your nickname, either
a) Enter it into the box at the bottom right and hit enter or
b) Type /nick yournewnickname
1) Go to http://www.classicgaming.com/psypoke/chats/mirc.zip
and download the file onto your harddrive.
2) Unzip the contents into a folder
3) Double click on the mIRC.exe file to launch mIRC.
4) Enter your forums name into the