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El Barto
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Posted - 09/17/2003 :  20:50:55  Show Profile  Visit El Barto's Homepage
We're happy to have a frankblack.net IRC channel set up for chat. Hopefully more and more people will visit regularly, as it's a nice alternative to the forum. Here's a quick rundown of what you need in order to connect, followed by a very basic FAQ.

1. Download an IRC client such as mIRC for Windows (www.mirc.com) or snak for Mac (www.snak.com)

2. Set up the program properly by using the program's help...you'll need a nickname (use your forum nickname) and a few other small pieces of info.

3. Connect to the EsperNet network by either selecting it from your server list or typing /server irc.esper.net.

4. Once connected, you'll want to get into the #frankblack channel. Type /join #frankblack.

5. Chat away!


Do it the easier way.

1. Go to http://fbchat.busydoingnothing.net

2. Enter in a nickname (your forum name), an alternate name (just in case your nickname is taken), and a username (same as your nickname, really)

3. Click Connect

4. Chat away!

1. What is IRC?
IRC stands for "internet relay chat" and is one of the oldest standard internet protocols. It has been around for nearly 20 years. Though the look and feel of a client may differ from platform to platform, they all connect to the same networks and recognize the same commands.

2. What's an IRC network, and what are netsplits?
An IRC network is a collection of servers all connected to eachother. A single IRC network such as EsperNet may consist of several different servers all linked together. While two people chatting may be on the same network, they may be on two different servers. Every now and then, servers lose the connection between themselves, causing a netsplit. Half the channel might disappear and reappear.

3. What's a channel?
A 'chat room' on IRC is formally called a channel.

4. What is an op?
An op is much like a forum moderator. The op(s) have the power to kick and ban users, as well as change channel settings.

"I joined the Cult of Frank / Did anyone else have to give up their first born?"

Edited by - El Barto on 04/06/2004 16:05:57

Dave Noisy
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Posted - 12/07/2003 :  00:04:54  Show Profile  Visit Dave Noisy's Homepage
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