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Are these just following forum threads? Or are these held in actual chat rooms?
They are real time events that take place on the designated forum thread. You can read all about it here: link
And here is the master list of tutorials for all of the other questions you've recently started on the forum: link
Great measures were taken to create tools to help people navigate around the site, take the time to read the tutorials and a good portion, if not all, of your questions can be answered there.