Haha, you didn't get in, then. Fernin and Lexiabot9000 are always in the chat, and I usually am. Fern, Lexy, Satsui, Nekky, NS, Myself, Anor, Ryu, Fusie, Bman, and Tardis are all in there currently.
How are you trying to get on? And did you read the Connecting to IRC page in the Sydapedia?