If you joined #Slackware on irc.freenode.org, you will find an active conversations between the members (most of them will be silent until "someone wake them up"). When they woke up, the chat room will be full and sometimes it's not easy to find the answer for you. Luckily, the channel has provided a public log which can be accessed from the founder's website. It's log collected from Slackware's bot guardian, Slackboy.
They are very friendly, unless you start making war on the room
Please note that it's Slackware's room, not SLAX, ZenCafe, ZenWalk, or any other Slackware-derivative Linux distribution. It's a very important note or you will be ignored by the rest of the users.