IRC

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This page is reference to IRC settings for your chatting pleasure. Also see Chat Room.

irc.chatrealm.net

Quick and Dirty:

Server: irc.chatrealm.net (Random Server)
Webchat: irc.chatrealm.net
Channel: #chat

SSL connection available on port 6697, must accept invalid/self-signed SSL certificates.

Advanced Server Information

The following adresses can be used to connect to the nearest server to you

Server Location IPv6 & IPv4 Force IPv4
Random
(Easiest)
irc.chatrealm.net
(Webchat)
ipv4.irc.chatrealm.net
(Webchat)

US - East Coast

(Atlanta, Georgia)

use.chatrealm.net
(Webchat)
ipv4.use.chatrealm.net
(Webchat)

SSL connection available on port 6697, must accept invalid/self-signed SSL certificates. (use.chatrealm.net was previously known as usw.chatrealm.net before we learned US geography)

Alternative domains

These are known to forward you to the chatrealm:

IRC Basics

If you are new to Diamond Club it is a good idea to also read over the Chat Room page

IRC Clients

List of IRC clients on wikipedia

Below are some of the clients used by chatrealmers although you can also use web irc found on many of the diamond club related websites.

  • Free-Windows Nettalk very simple no features
  • Free-Windows Mac Linux Android Quassel complicated yet very powerful "its totally not a cult"
  • Free-Android And Chat IRC on mobile are you mad?
  • Free-Windows Mac Linux Hex Chat

Basic Commands

IRC Basics

"/nick name-here" to change your name

"/join #room-name" to join another room/channel

"/topic" re posts the channel topic. In #chat the topic usually includes a link to any currently live show, a link to the DCTV show schedule/calendar and any other relevant info or links.

How to register a nickname

It is a good idea to register a nick name use "/msg NickServ HELP" without quotes for more info.

Get a general idea here although their IRC works a bit differently than chatrealm.

IRC BOTs

IRC BOTs