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IRC (Internet Relay Chat) are conversations retransmitted in
internet, it's a system written originally in Finland by Jarkko
Oikarinen in 1988 and is now used worldwide. IRC is a multi-user
chat system that allows encounters in virtual spaces called
"channels" or "rooms" in order to converse privately or in groups.
How does IRC work?
The concept is supplier of
a service (server) and consumer of the same (client). In our case
the server is the computer (and program) that permit various clients
to connect and thus utilize the IRC service. Through a client
installed in the computer itself it is possible to connect to an IRC
server and be able to chat. There are many types of clients, in our
case it is a small Flash application (applet) that is downloaded in a
few seconds and will connect you directly to a "channel" or "room",
posted by the owner of the website you are in.
Who are IRC
An operator of the server (IRC Administrator) is one who manages the
server and has access to all the channels, he can be recognized by
the red square before his name and also by writing /whois (his
nickname) you will see the following message:
is a Services
Administrator (IRCop) In most cases they are not available to
resolve problems existing in channel. The operators of the server
have more important things to do then interfere in the personal
disputes of a channel. They will however intervene when a user in a
channel refuses to leave and disturbs others in the process or when
the general rules of the server are not respected.
General server rules
There are basic rules on our server and the IRC Admins will make
sure they are respected:
No Mass Advertising
(channels, web pages, etc...)
No DOS or DDOS attacks.
No Cloning, Flooding, Hacking, Nuking, or Spoofing.
No War Scripts or Channels.
No Ban evasions.
No IRC Operator Begging or Impersonating.
No Transmission of Virally infected files or kiddie porn.
No Unauthorized Bots.
What is a nickname or nick?
A nickname, commonly called a
'nick', is a user's name. It's the name that everyone else sees talking when
that person talks. On some clients, a user can also change his nick while
What is a channel or room?
A channel, commonly called a 'chan',
is also referred to as a 'room'. The latter term will be used throughout this
document. A room is where everyone goes to talk to one another. A room always
has a founder, the person who registered the room. A room will almost always
have room operators, as well.
General IRC Commands
command we mean typing an order to the server to execute a specific action. The
symbol which identifies a command is the forward slash / followed by the
name of the command to be executed and the characteristics of that command. The
first symbol is always the forward slash /. If this symbol is not present
the server will not recognize it as a command and everything will be sent in
chat as a usual message, pay close attention when sending a command.
The following is the updated list of commands. The command to
execute is in bold:
/ Recalls the
previous command entered in the current window.
/! Recalls the last command typed in any window.
/action <action text> Sends the specifed action to the active
channel or query window.
/add [-apuce] <filename.ini> Loads aliases, popups, users,
commands, and events.
/alias <alias name><command(s)> Adds the given alias to the
/ame <action text> Sends the specifed action to all channels
which you are currently on.
/amsg <text> Sends the specifed message to all channels which
you are currently on.
/auser [-a] <level><nick|address> Adds a user with the
specified access level to the remote users list.
/auto [-r] [on|off|nickname[ type]|address] Adds
removes> auto-opping of a nick or address or sets it on or off
totally. The type determines the used address syntax.
/away <away message> Sets you away leave a message explaining
that you are not currently paying attention to IRC.
/away Sets you being back.
/ban [#channel] <nickname>[type] Bans the specified nick from
the curent or given channel.
/beep [<number> <delay)] Locally beeps 'number' times with
'delay' inbetween the beeps.
/channel Pops up the channel central window <only works in a
/clear [nickname|channel] Clears the entire scrollback buffer
of the <given>window.
/clearall Clears all text in all open windows.
/close -icfgms [nick1] [nickN] closes inactive, chat, fserve,
get, message or send windows.
/closemsg <nickname> Closes the query window you have open to
the specified nick.
/creq [ask | auto | ignore] Sets your DCC 'On Chat request'
settings in DCC/Options.
Does the given ctcp request on nickname.
/ctcpreply <nickname><ctcp>[message] Sends a ctcp reply
message to nickname.
/ctcps [on|off] Sets the Tools/Remote/Commands setion on or
off or checks its status.
/dcc send <nickname>[file1] [file2] [file3] ...
Sends the specified file(s>to nick.
/dcc chat <nickname> Opens a dcc window and sends a dcc chat
request to nickname.
/dde [-r] <service><topic><item [data] Allows DDE control
between mIRC and other applications.
/ddeserver [[on [service name] | off] To turn on the DDE
server mode, eventually with a givem service name.
/describe <#channel><action text> Sends the specifed action
to the specified channel window.
/disable <#groupname> De-activates a group of commands or
events in the remote section.
/disconnect Forces a hard and immediate disconnect from your
IRC server. Use it with care.
/dlevel <level> Changes the default user level in the remote
/dns <nickname | IP address | IP name> Uses your providers
DNS to resolve an IP address.
/echo [N] <-s|a|[=]nickname|#channel> <text> Displays the
given text only to YOU on the given place <status, active window,
query or channel> in color N.
/enable <#groupname> Activates a group of commands or events.
/events [on|off] Shows the Tools/Remote/Events section status
or sets it to listening or not.
/exit Forces mIRC to shutdown and close.
/finger <nickname | address> Does a finger on a users
address... also if his nick is given.
/flood [<numberoflines> <seconds> <pausetime>] Sets a crude
flood control method.
/flush [levels] Clears all nicknames from the Remote/users
list that are currently not on your channels.
/flushini <filename> Forces the specified INI file to be
saved to disk.
/font Activates the font selection dialog.
/fsend [on|off] Shows fsends status and allows you to turn
dcc fast send on or off.
/fserve <nickname><maxgets><homedirectory>[welcome text file]
Opens a fileserver.
/groups [-e|d] Shows all <enabled or disabled>groups defined
in the remote sections.
/guser [-a] <level><nick>[type] Adds the user to the user
list with the specified level and address type.
/help <keyword> Brings up the Basic IRC Commands section in
the mIRC help file.
/ial [on|off] Turns the Internal Address List on and off.
/identd [on|off] [userid] Activates the IdentD server with
the given usedid.
/ignore [-rpcntiu#][on|off|nickname|address] [type] Ignores a
nick or address or sets ignore on or off totally.
/invite <nickname><#channel> Invites another user to a
/join <#channel> Makes you join the specified channel.
/kick <#channel><nickname> Kicks nickname off a given
/links Shows the entire list of IRC servers in the network
you are currently connected to.
/list [#string] [-min #] [-max #] Lists all currently
available channels, evt. filtering for parameters.
/load <-a|p<c|n>|r<u|v|s><filename.ini> Loads Aliases,
Popups, Remote items or Variables into mIRC.
/loadbuf [lines] <window><filename> Loads lines from a text
file into the specified window. <like echo)
/log [on|off] [windowname] Shows the logging status or sets
it on or off for the window.
/me <action text> Sends the specifed action to the active
channel or query window.
/mode <#channel|nickname>[[+|-]modechars [parameters]] Sets
channel or user modes.
/msg <#channel|nickname><message> Send a private message to
this user without opening a query window.
/names <#channel> Shows the nicks of all people on the given
/nick <new nickname> Changes your nickname to whatever you
/notice <nick><message> Send the specified notice message to
/notify [-sh][-ar][on|off|nickname] Toggles notifying you of
a nick on IRC or sets it on or off totally.
/onotice [#channel] <message> Send the specified notice
message to all channel ops.
/omsg [#channel] <message> Send the specified message to all
ops on a channel.
/part <#channel><message> Makes you leave the specified
/partall <message> Makes you leave all channels you are on.
/perform [on|off] Toggles the File/Options/Perform <on
/play [-cp q# m# rl# t#] [channel/nick]
<filename>[delay|linenumber] Allows you to play text files to a
channel. Read the help !
/pop <delay>[#channel] <nickname> Performs a randomly delayed
+o on a not already opped nick.
/protect [-ar][on|off|nickname|address] Toggles protection of
a nick or address or sets it on or off totally.
/query <nickname><message> Open a query window to this user
and send them the private message.
/quit [reason] Disconnect you from IRC with the optional
/quote [-q] <raw command> Sends any raw command you supply
directly to the server. Use it with care !
/raw [-q] <raw command> Sends any raw command you supply
directly to the server. Use it with care !
/remote [on|off] Sets the entire Tools/Remote setion on or
off or checks its status.
/remove <c:\path\filename> Will delete the requested file.
/rlevel <access level> Removes all users from the remote
users list with the specified access level.
/run <c:\path\program.exe> [parameters] Runs the specified
program, evt. with parameters.
/ruser [-r] <nick[!]|address> [type] Removes the user from
the remote users list.
/save [-apuce] <filename.ini> Saves remote sections into a
specified INI file.
/savebuf [lines] <window> <filename> Saves lines from the
buffer of a window to a file.
/say <text> Says whatever you want to the active window.
/server [server # | server address [port] [password]]
<Re)connects to the server or a newly specified one.
/sound [nickname|#channel] <filename.wav> <action text> Sends
an action and a fitting sound request.
/speak <text> Uses the external text to speech program
Monologue to speak up the text.
/splay <c:\path\filename.ext> Plays .wav and .mid files to
you. (like /wavplay)
/sreq [ask | auto | ignore] Sets your DCC 'On Send request'
settings in DCC/Options.
/strip [+-burc] Turns removal of color codes <see Options
/time Tells you the time on the server you use.
/timer[N] <repetitions> <interval in seconds> <command> [|
<more commands> ] Activates a timer.
/timestamp [-a|e|s] [on|off] [window] For Turning on/off
timestamping in windows or globally. <-s = for status window, -a =
for active window, -e = for every window)
/titlebar <text> Sets mIRC's titlebar to the specified text.
/topic <#channel> <newtopic> Changes the
topic for the specified channel.
/ulist [<|>]<level> Lists all users in the remote list with
the specified access levels.
/unload <-a|-rs> <filename> This unloads the specified alias
or remote script file.
/url [-d|on|off|hide] Opens or closes the URL window that
allows you to surf the www parallel to IRC.
/uwho [nick] Pops up the user central with information about
the specified user.
/version Tells you the version of the IRC server you use.
/wavplay <c:\path\filename.ext> Locally plays the specified
wave or midi file.
/who <#channel> Shows the nicks of all people on the given
/who <*address.string*> Shows all people on IRC with a
/whois <nickname> Shows information about someone in the
/whowas <nickname> Shows information about someone who -just-
/window This allows you to create and manipulate custom
/write [-cidls] <filename> [text] To write the specified text
to a .txt file.
/writeini <inifile> <section> <item> <value> To write to an
button to complete a nick.
Use the up/down arrows to
repeat the last 10 lines.
paste public or private conversations:
Highlight the text
that you wish to save, a second window will open containing this
text already highlighted and ready to be copied by pressing
CTRL+C, subsequently you can paste it in any text based program
What is a room
A room operator, sometimes
called a 'moderator' or 'op', is someone who has the power to
kick/ban users, voice users, and set room modes. The term 'op' will
be used throughout this document.
Who are channel
A channel operator has an @ in front
of his nick. The channel operators are those who make sure that the rules and
regulations of that channel are respected. This means that they are at liberty
to distance you from their channel for various reasons if necessary. If you do
not agree you have the option of creating your own channel and becoming operator
yourself. Remember that when you enter a channel it’s as if you are entering
someone’s home, you are a guest and you must respect the rules of the owner.
What is voice?
Voice is what a room op can give a user so that
the user can always talk, even if the room is mode +m (strictly moderated). It
usually shows up as a + next to the user's nick.
What is a SOp?
An SOp is a Super Operator, a type of
room op who has the power to permanently give or take room op or voice in a
What is a channel manager?
Channel manager is CO-Founder, higher than SOp.
Channel manager is can add or remove a SOp or an another manager, also can set all channel
What is a room mode?
A room mode is an option that room ops can set
for the room. A room op can set room modes with this command:
Here's a short list of common room modes:
+m - Strictly moderates the room. That means that no one who isn't a room
op or voice can talk.
+c - Users cannot talk in color.
+d - Users cannot change
their nicks in the room.
+i - Makes the room invite only. That means that a room op must invite
non-ops in. An op can invite himself with this command:
+l - Limits the room.
+L - Language filter. Strips many vulgar words that may be sent to the
room. The word will be replaced with asterisks.
What is a user
mode or umode?
A user mode is similar to a room mode, except
that it is for a user, not a room. A user can set a user mode for himself with
the following command:
Here is a
short list of common user modes:
+x - People cannot see the user's real IP address or host. This is set by
default and cannot be removed.
+m - People can't send private messages to the user.
What is an IRCop, network
operator, or netop?
An IRCop is someone who administrates the chat
server. Other terms are 'network operator' or 'netop', for short. The latter
will be used throughout this document. A netop can disconnect a user, ban a
user, or reset a password if it is lost, among other more technical duties. If
online, a netop can be found in #services.
What is a
A client is a program used to connect to
the chat server. Popular clients include mIRC, pIRCh, and xIRC. Many people also
use Flash chat clients, which can be accessed from websites. UnitedChat only allows
connections from Flash, Java and IRC clients. Users can chat using the Flash and Java client on
our website here.
What is a
A server is the very center of any chat service
like UnitedChat. It's what a user's client connects to in order to chat. A chat
service may have many servers, which are all connected to make a chat network.
To chat on that network, a user can connect to any of the network's servers with
In this section you will find instructions and answers to frequently
asked questions by the users of this service.
How do I register a
Sometimes it's a good idea for a user to register his/her nick. With a
registered nick, a user can be a room op or voice in a room. It also
protects that user's nick from being used by other users.
To register a nick, it is easiest to use our
nickname registration page. But if a user prefers typed
commands, the following can be used:
where <email> is a valid email address, and <password> is a secure password. A user
should NEVER give his/her password to anyone. The administrators of UnitedChat will never ask for a user's password.
user has registered his nick, he will want to identify to it every
time he connects to UnitedChat. This means that he will be
recognized as the real owner of that nick, and if he is a room op or
voice he will have access to those privileges.
To identify, type
A user must be sure that he is currently using the nick that he
wants to identify to. If he is not, he will have to change his nick
How do I register a channel?
To start a new room, it's a good idea to register it so that it can be
controlled effectively and so that other people cannot take it from its rightful
founder. First of all, a user will have to register it while using a registered
nick. To register a room, use this command:
where #<room> is the name of the room, and <description> is a brief
description of what the room is for. The description does not have to be
entirely accurate; it simply gives other users an idea of what it's all about.
Also, a user should NEVER give his/her password to anyone. The administrators of UnitedChat will never ask for a user's password.
Why /NICK <nickname> <password> does not work?
Even though the
/NICK command is a valid server-side command, many IRC clients overload this command with their own client-side command which takes only one parameter (thus ignoring the password parameter), have the user either
/QUOTE the nick command or use
/NS SIDENTIFY (which may be deprecated in the future).
How do I change
my nickname password?
You can modify your
personal information at any time. Enter in configure nickname
registration, login by typing you nickname and password.
To change your nick password, click
my nickname password!
No problem, go to our
password help channel and wait for an oper's assistance.
Help! Someone took over
my nick or channel, what can I do?
Please find an admin in
email@example.com with as much information as
possible with as the nickname and/or channel name, when it was
takenover, the e-mail address on the nickname, etc.
What is an extended WHOIS?
Extended WHOIS can offer more information than the regular WHOIS command. Assuming the user does not have invisbility set, you will be able to see their idle time even if they are not on the same server as you.
The syntax is:
/WHOIS <nickname> <nickname>
You must put the same nickname for both parameters for extended WHOIS to work. However, this form is not specified by the RFC, although most servers will accept it. The alternate form (if you know which server the user is connected from) which performs the same function:
/WHOIS <server> <nickname>
Why do I get "EMAIL Bad property or value specified" when I try to change e-mail?
If you attempt to change your e-mail with the
/UPROP EMAIL comand, you may receive this message due to several reasons:
1. The e-mail is not in a valid user@domain format
2. The e-mail had been used to register another nickname
3. You attempted to use a reserved/forbidden e-mail address
4. There is an outstanding VID pending for this nickname
How do I
To enable SSL, you will first need
to set your mIRC client correctly in order to use SSL. First of all, all you
need are 2 files (ssleay32.dll and libeay32.dll - IF you know how to
compile them). Otherwise, you need to use Win32 OpenSSL installer, which you can
here. Once it is
installed, you can check your SSL setting at View/Options/Connect/Options. In
order to connect to UnitedChat use /server irc.unitedchat.net +994
I can't connect, it
says I'm blacklisted, what can I do?
Please head over to
http://www.spamhaus.org/lookup.lasso and remove yourself, then give
around an hour for the changes to propagate. In addition, you might wish to
check out our security tips if you keep on getting blacklisted.
Why can't I connect to UnitedChat with mIRC
7.38 using SSL?
If you're having problems connecting to UnitedChat using SSL, in mIRC
//writeini mirc.ini ssl ciphers ALL:!ADH:!aNULL:!eNULL:!EXP:!3DES:!MD5:!PSK:!SRP:!DSS:!SSLv2:!LOW
(close then reconnect) just as you would when typing any commands in your IRC client. Then to connect to UnitedChat with SSL:
/server irc.unitedchat.net +994 If you’re still having difficulty, please feel free to
/join #services where someone will help you.
Why am I getting "Authentication has been suspended for you to the nickname..." messages?
This happens when you have attempted to identify to your nickname(s) with an incorrect password too many times. You may reconnect and then retry, if you are still getting this message, please wait for an hour and then try again. Authentication is suspended after 7 incorrect identification attempts, reconnecting will allow a further 6 attempts.
What does the message "The nickname
<nickname> could not be registered at this time, because you have exceeded the registration throttle limit. Please try again later" mean?
You or those using the same IP address/provider as you have triggered the limit on nickname registration. The limits are as follows:
2 nickname registrations per session (i.e. connect/disconnect)
5 nickname registrations per IP address
100 nickname registrations per /24 block of IP addresses (e.g. x.y.z.*)
Register your chatroom
The first step is
registering the name of your chatroom. Before
registering the chatroom, please read the
General Rules of the server
and register only
if you agree to respect the terms.
To register your chatroom:
/ATTACH #<room> <description>
/ATTACH #france french channel!
How do I change my nick?
To change your nickname, type
Using a registered
A registered nick must always be
followed by its password, separate the nick from password with one blank
- To enter in chat with a registered nick, in the nickname slot type:
- To change the nick with your registered nick,
while you are in chat, type: /nick <nickname>
How do I join
To join a
room, use this command:
#<room> is the room you want to join. For instance, if you wanted to
join #chat, you would type:
How do I leave a room?
To leave a room, use this command:
#<room> is the room you want to leave. For instance, to leave #chat, you would
How do I
give operator status to a user?
An operator, also known as an op moderates a chat room. Operators have the ability to kick and ban unwelcome guests. Operators have their nicknames prefixed with an @ in the user list.
An user's access can be either permanent or temporary. Users with permanent access have their room privileges restored whenever they log in; users with temporary access lose their privileges when they leave the room.
The OpGuard security system prevents users who are not permanent ops from being given operator privileges. In order to add temporary operators, the room owner must disable
OpGuard by visiting the OpGuard settings page. Currently, OpGuard is turned on by default.
Only existing operators can give others temporary operator status. If you are an operator (or the room owner) and do not have an @ before your name in the user list, use the Op Me option in the Commands menu.
The easiest way to give temporary operator status is to first turn off
OpGuard (if it's on) then type: /mode #channelname +o nickname
Similarly, to deop someone, type: /mode #channelname -o nickname
Managers are those that have access to all of the commands that the founder has, except for dropping (deleting) the room.
The first manager added will inherit the room automatically if their modes accept it, and the founder drops their nick.
There are two types of permanent operators: automatic operators and super operators. Automatic operators (AOps) are given operator privileges whenever they log in. Super operators (SOps) are given operator privileges whenever they log in and have the ability to delegate their privileges. SOps can add and remove AOps; they are essentially room managers. (They can also add and remove voice operators and automatic kicks, but those are outside the scope of this document).
The room creator, also known as the founder, has an access level above both AOp and SOp.
In order to be given
permanent operator status, a user must have a registered nickname.
To register a nickname, visit the
nickname registration page.
The Levels are: Founder, Manager (MGR), SuperOp (SOp), OP or autoop (AOp), UserOp (UOp), and VoiceOp (VOp).
UserOps nicks are prefixed with a (-) and VoiceOps are prefixed with a (+).
Command summary for editing permanent operators:
/ACCESS #roomname UOP ADD nickname
/ACCESS #roomname UOP LIST
/ACCESS #roomname UOP DEL nickname
/ACCESS #roomname VOP ADD nickname
/ACCESS #roomname VOP LIST
/ACCESS #roomname VOP DEL nickname
/ACCESS #roomname AOP ADD nickname
/ACCESS #roomname AOP LIST
/ACCESS #roomname AOP DEL nickname
/ACCESS #roomname SOP ADD nickname
/ACCESS #roomname SOP LIST
/ACCESS #roomname SOP DEL nickname
(Higher than SOP)
/ACCESS #roomname MGR ADD nickname
/ACCESS #roomname MGR LIST
/ACCESS #roomname MGR DEL nickname
the chat channel into your website
Put the following code
in your home page:
This chat application requires <a href="http://www.adobe.com/go/getflash/">Flash
var so = new SWFObject("http://irc.unitedchat.net/flash/VLoader.swf",
"ChatNow", "780", "500", "7", "#FFFFFF");
so.addVariable("fullname", "Flash User");
Configure your channel
To change your channel
configuration click here:
you are in your own channel, it doesn’t matter with what nick, to
become operator of the channel you must type in chat:
/nickserv sidentify <yournick> <yourpassword>
Make sure to
type the forward slash
/ as your first character otherwise your opass will be seen
by the entire chat.
How to temporarily expel:
the nick, right click with the mouse and select KICK
How to temporarily expel with an explanation:
/KICK Nick :message
– expels temporarily that nick from the
channel with a message explaining why.
/kick Chris :the next time you will be banned
How to expel until the closure of the channel:
nick, right click with the mouse and select BAN
How to temporarily modify the topic (the scrolling text):
/topic Welcome to my channel
How to give operator status to someone in your channel:
How to remove operator status of someone in your channel:
How do I put a
room on my website?
To make your own chat room for your website, please see our
page. It is important that only code generated by this site be used
to direct users to your room.
You can customize your
chat applet, colours of backgrounds, foregrounds, joins, quits, nickname changes,
click here and customize your chat window now!
cannot be seen by anyone and only you must decide whether you wish to receive
them or not and whom to receive from.
There are commands that allow you to
control your private messages:
Inviting a user for a
By double clicking on a nickname a private
window will open up where you can converse privately with that user.
for any reason you do not wish to view the private and public
messages of a user, highlight his nick then right click and select
ignore, from that moment on you will no longer be able to view
his messages. You can attain the same results by typing in chat
/ignore hisnick. To cancel this action you need only repeat the
same steps and the command will be removed.
If you do not wish to have private windows
popping up when others call on you, in chat type
this way you will see any private messages in the main window of the
chat in the form of a private message for you that can be seen only
by you. To cancel this action you need only repeat your steps and
the command will be removed. This does not in any way prevent you
from inviting others into a private conversation. It basically
allows you to decide whom to answer by opening the private window if
you wish to do so.
private messages from other channels
It is possible to
receive and send private messages to a user in another channel of
the server. The command is /msg nick <message> (found in
commands list). To avoid being disturbed in private by users from
other channels an already active protection is present that does not
permit users from other channels to contact you in private. You can
disable this protection by typing in chat /extmsg and
enabling it by repeating the same step.
Coloring your messages
To colour your text
click on the colours that are shown at the bottom up of the chat
How to colour your
messages in public (and private) chat without using the normal
commands of the channel:
1 = Black
2 = Dark Blue
3 = Green
4 = Red
5 = Brown
6 = Purple
7 = Orange
8 = Yellow
9 = Light
10 = Teal
11 = Light Blue
12 = Electric Blue
13 = Violet
14 = Dark Grey
15 = Light Grey
Example: |2,8 test (this
command visualizes the word “test” in blue with yellow background )
The pipe '|' (first symbol that composes the string of commands) can
be obtained by pressing shift backslash \ ('\' found at the top left
section of the keyboard - beneath the esc button).
number before the pipe (the number 2 in the example) determines the
colour of the text. The second number (the one after the comma – the
number 8 in the example) determines the colour of the background.
Changing the numbers after typing the pipe '|' will also change the
color of the text that follows the command.
Other examples (you
can try these examples in a private chat window substituting the
“your message” with your own message):
|8,2 your message
|7,1 your message
|0,1 your message
How do I remove
a bad user?
Sometimes a user will be
in a room and the room ops don't want him to be there. In that case,
that user can be removed by kicking and/or banning him. For these
actions, it is easiest to use the op panel in the Java client. If
the room op prefers typed commands, he can use the following:
To ban a user, type:
#<room> +b <addressMask>
where #<room> is the
room and <addressMask> is the user's address.
To kick a user, use
/kick #<room> <nick> <reason>
where #<room> is the room, <nick> is the person to be kicked, and
<reason> is any message to send along with the kick (for instance:
"We don't allow swearing here!" or "You're mean!"). Specifying a
reason/message is not required.
have been banned!
You must speak to the operators of the channel and only to them. The
operators of the channel do not need to have “reasons” to ban you,
they decide what happens in the channel. Complaining to the
operators of the server for having been distanced or expelled from a
channel is considered extremely childish and will not change the
outcome. The Operators of the server will not interfere in the rules
of the channel, this is the sole responsibility of the operator of
the channel itself. If you have been distanced or expelled from a
channel you are free to create your own and decide your own rules
and regulations. Consider every channel as if it were a home: the
owner of that home has the right to share it with others or not and
it is he who decides whom to let in and whom to exclude. In your
home you decide, you are free to create your channel and establish
your own rules.
Online help is available at any time with the administrators of a server. If you
require the assistance or need to contact an administrator go to channel
(by typing in chat
/join #services) or use our