I merged your posts. Please use the edit button next time

Anyway, we need to configure the "lastest post" thing on the front page to read from this database, so right now it is not correctly functioning.

Now, a shoutbox is an interesting idea...
One worth some consideration, but don't get to expecting.
And chatroom, we have tried that many times, it just doesn't get enough traffic. It's empty almost all the time.
We will try it again when we reach the next level of popularity, but right now, won't be having it.