I recommend you just go online and see who's there.
Do note that the servers have screwed up last November, so you will not necessarily see if a lobby has people. Just go into a lobby repeatedly until you see the players. There ARE people online, just the server display is screwed up.
Stupid tire! Ya friggin' tire! You think you're better than me?! I'll kick your ass! "spokesperson of Contra's fans, customers, and developers"