Joined: 11 Jan 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
I don't remember it being quite as bad as you're describing - there were a couple of people with noisy microphones that we had to deal with, but otherwise it worked fairly well.
WOPSE! I did not mean for it to come across as a really bad thing, I just wanted to point out a case of which unmuted mics can be a problem.
P.S. One thing I like about voice chat is it convase emotions a lot better