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IRC help

New to IRC? Here’s a handy guide to all of our favorite chat protocol’s nooks and crannies.

For digestibility, we’ve split it up into a few different pages:

  1. Connecting to IRC: How to get your computer on this thing in the first place.
  2. Basic IRC commands: Things you can do once you’re connected.
  3. Registering your nick: Claim your name and keep it from the clutches of lesser imitators.
  4. Using MemoServ: Leave messages for absent friends.
  5. Moderator reference: Lucky enough to have power? Learn how to use it.