Most of SW:G's player-to-player OOC interaction happens on our Skype Group Chat. That may be why you don't see much activity in the C-box at times, as everyone's consumed in their own conversations in this external world!
So, if you have Skype (or a Microsoft account, which also gives you access to Skype), know that there's a home away from home waiting for you.
Steps: How to Access Skype Chat
1. Click the "join us" link in the announcement above the board.
2. Alternatively, if the announcement is gone, click here
Alternatively, you can just send @Duke your Skype username, and he'll add you to the chat.