Hopefully that problem was fixed C0de! O-o; I am really sorry; I was not able to check this forums recently.
Addressing the chatbox issue (definitely too late), but the chatbox should be on the left side of the screen. The dark blue bar is where you type your messages.
On the forums there is a nifty guide to the commands and controls to the game if you ever need it.
Anyyywayssss, right now is a great time to join! A lot of things have been improved upon and added. Not to mention a.... HALLOWEEN EVENT!! It should last for a couple more weeks, so make sure to drop by and collect your rare Pokemon and items.
Not to mention take in the scenery and such. ;D