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Radicalmonkeyhead

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#1 12 years ago

Hi i was just wondering i want to connect to irc.freequest#pop3mm it's a ric address now i downloaded mIRC but i don't know what server to do or what port to do so if anyone can tell me how i connect to it Thxs




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#2 12 years ago

The port should be the default. If not, I can't really help you. For server, put irc.freequest.com or .org or whatever it is. Once you connect to the server, pop3mm will be the channel.




Radicalmonkeyhead

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#3 12 years ago

well this is what it is in mIRC Description:pop(thats what i write) IRC Server:irc.freequest.org also tried .com Port(s):6667 Group: Password: now thats how it looked and i tried to connect with both things irc.freequest.org and irc.freequest.com and it says Unable To Connect To Server (Connection Timed Out) IS this because i need a password for it




Radicalmonkeyhead

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#4 12 years ago

Well what program do you use to connect to IRC servers




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#5 12 years ago

I've written a guide on this in the past, with commands and how to configure and such. /me starts to dig in the Spam forum

Aha! Got them!

Configuration 1. [COLOR=Blue]Download[/COLOR] and install.

2. Open the program.

3. Fill out the following fields: Full Name: the name which will be displayed when people ask the server for information about you. Email Adress: user@randomstuff NickName: your nickname Alternative: the nickname you will get when the first one is taken [Note: make sure the user of the Email is the same as your Nickname, eg the1chaos@stuff - the1chaos]

4. Click the flower next to the "Connect to Server" button IRC Network: All IRC Server: GameSurge - Random Server Note: You have to do something else. You have to press 'Add', fill in the fields (adress: irc.freequest.net), you don't need a password or anything.

5. Connect

6. When connected, type: /j #FileFront in the server window. This should get you in the channel.[/quote]

[quote=Commands and options] handy mIRC options:

when started, go to tools -> options -> IRC check "Rejoin when kicked" and "Autojoin on invite"

Commands:

Joining a channel: /join #channel /j #channel (EG: /Join #Filefront)

Exiting a channel: /part #channel [message] Click on the X in the corner. (EG: /Part #Filefront Bye everyone, I'll see you next time.)

Actions: / me action (EG: / me eats a cookie.) [Note: The space between the "/" and "me" needs to be removed. I placed it because the forum recognises it as a command, and you otherwise still wouldn't know how it works.]

Connect to a different server or network: /server server. /s server (EG: /Server Irc.Gamesurge.Net)

Connect to a new server or network in a new window: /server -m server /s -m server (EG: /server -m irc.gamesurge.net)

List of all the channels on a network (can take a while to compile): /list

Changing your nickname: /nick newnick (EG: /nick the1chaos)

Requesting information about someone from the server. /whois Nickname (EG: /whois the1chaos) [Note: adding the name twice will also show you the idle time of that user.]

Server commands (Gamesurge specific - different for most networks).

Registering a nickname: /as register Nickname Password Email /msg [EMAIL="Authserv@Services.Gamesurge.net"]Authserv@Services.Gamesurge.net[/EMAIL] register Nickname Password Email (EG: /as Register the1chaos GenericPassword [EMAIL="the1chaos@myemailadress.com"]the1chaos@myemailadress.com[/EMAIL]

Authenticating yourself. /as auth Nickname Password /msg [EMAIL="Authserv@Services.Gamesurge.net"]Authserv@Services.Gamesurge.net[/EMAIL] auth nickname password (EG: /as auth the1chaos GenericPassword)

Registering a channel: Join #Registration and follow the provided instructions.

Usermodes.

User has an @ in front of his/her nick - mode +o These users are channel operators, they have all the 'power' in a channel. They have the ability to change topic, kick or ban people, set channel modes, and set +o and +v for other users. User has a + in front of his/her nick - mode +v This mode has no concrete use, apart from the fact that it allows users to talk when the channel is Moderated.

Standard channel modes.

+t Only ops (+o) can change the channel topic.

+l The channel has a member limit. (Usually to prevent flood-joins)

+m Moderated chat. Only people with +v (voiced) or +o (opped) can talk.

+i You need an invitation to join this channel.

+k You need a key to enter this channel.

+n No external messages will be displayed in the channel.

+s This channel is secret - it won't show on /whois or /list commands.

+p The ancestor of +s - noone should use it, and noone knows why its still there.

As for your question about what the reason was for "Connection Timed Out" - it just means the server can't be found.




Radicalmonkeyhead

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#6 12 years ago

Well i tried all the first bit but when i click add right in IRC Server Name it click okay then connect and my comp just goes with th sound bump and when i click edit the IRC Server name has been erased??