IRC Help

Welcome to the wonderful world of Internet Relay Chat (IRC) !!
Use this page as a guide to the various commands you can use.

Command

Description

/join #roomname

to enter a room

/part

to leave a room

/quit

to leave IRC

/whois nickname

find out where someone is
on IRC

/msg nickname

to send a message to someone
that only they can see

/list

to see the list of room names

/away message

to set yourself as being away
from your computer. Anyone who
/msg you will receive your away message

/ignore nickname

if someone is bothering you, you can
'ignore' them. *Note - you will not be able
to see anything they say.

/ignore -d nickname

to take them off your ignore list

/invite nickname roomname

to invite someone to your room

/notice nickname message

this will send the person a notice. It will
show up in their window, but will not
open a new window

/who #roomname

to see who is in a room

*** Ops Commands ***

** You must have Ops for these to work **

/kick #roomname nickname

to kick someone out of your room

/mode #roomname +/-b nickname

to ban somone from entering your room

/mode #roomname +/-o nickname

to give someone else ops in your room

/mode #roomname +/-i

to set your room as invite only - no one
can enter unless you invite them

/mode #roomname +/-L number

to limit the number of ppl who can enter
your room. i.e. if you want only you and
one other person to be in the room, set the
limit to 2

/mode #roomname +t topicname

to set the topic line for your room

Having trouble understanding the net lingo?? Hopefully this will help out.

BRB

Be Right Back

 

AFK

Away from Keyboard

LOL

Laughing out Loud

 

ROFL

Rolling On Floor Laughing

BBL

Be Back Later

 

BBS

Be Back Soon

OIC

Oh, I See

 

LTNS

Long Time No See

WB

Welcome Back

 

GMTA

Great Minds Think Alike

IMHO

In My Humble Opinion

 

NP

No Problem

PPL

People

 

<eG>

evil grin