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IRC Chat Widget & Commands

IRC (Internet Relay Chat) was created back in 1988, and our chat widget utilises the latest technologies and computing resources provided by a number of volunteers and organisations around the world. When using the chat service, please note that nickname and password management is managed between you and the IRC network - therefore, we are unable to assist with any account related issues.

How To Register A Nickname

When you're connected to our channel as a guest, you can register your nickname by sending the following command:

/msg NickServ REGISTER emailaddress password
/msg NickServ REGISTER parsnip

This would register your current nickname to the email address with a password of parsnip.

Note that nicknames expire ten weeks after they are last used (after such time, they can be taken by someone else).


NickServ will send you an Activation Email to the email address you specified in the step above. In the email is an Activation Code which you will need to complete your registration. Find the email and get from it your Activation Code and then use the ACTIVATE command.

/msg NickServ ACTIVATE code
/msg NickServ ACTIVATE 1234567

How To Change Your Nickname

/nick ThePeaceMaker

How To Ignore / Unignore Someone

/ignore USERNAME or /unignore USERNAME
/ignore johnsmith or /unignore johnsmith

Change Your Password

You can only change your password once you are identified (logged in) against your current nickname.

/msg NickServ SET PASSWORD newpassword
/msg NickServ SET PASSWORD sweetlik"colate

Log In / Identify Yourself To The Chat Servers

/msg NickServ IDENTIFY account password
/msg NickServ IDENTIFY ThePeaceMaker sweetlik"colate

Note that you cannot use this command to change your password if you have forgotten it.