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User Commands

User modes

Channel modes

Extended Bans


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User Commands

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General User Command Help:

/helpop CUSER

*This will list user commands. To see the detailed instructions for a command type /helpop [COMMAND]. Without a [COMMAND] parameter, this will list all /helpop commands and descriptions.


To change your nickname on Snoonet to a new nick type:

/NICK <newnick>


To join a channel type:

/JOIN <channel>

To join two or more channels type:*

/JOIN <channel>,<channel>


To leave a channel type:

/PART <channel>

To leave two or more channels type:

/PART <channel>,<channel>


To cycle (leave and rejoin) a channel type:

/CYCLE <channel

This overrides restrictions that would stop a new user joining, such as user limits and channel keys.


To send a message to a user or channel specified in type:

/PRIVMSG <target> <text>


To send a notice to a user or channel specified in type:

/NOTICE <target> <text>


To send a notice to a channel, such as one that is set it invite-only, indicating that you would like to join type:

/KNOCK <channel> [message to channel]


To set the mode for a channel or a nickname specified in type:

/MODE <target> {+|-}<modes>[{+|-}<modes>] [mode parameters]

A user may only set modes upon themselves, and may not set the +o usermode. A user may only change channel modes of channels where they are at least a halfoperator.

A list of User modes

A list of Channel modes


To devoice yourself from a specified channel type:

/DEVOICE <channel>


To retrieve a channel topic type:

/TOPIC <channel>

To set a channel topic you must be either halfoperator, or the channel mode must be set to +t. To change the channel topic to one you provide type:

/TOPIC <channel> <topic>


To kick a user from a channel type:

/KICK <channel> <nick> [reason]

You must be at least a halfoperator to kick a user from a channel.


To remove a user from a channel type:

/REMOVE <nick> <channel> [reason]

You must be at least a halfoperator to remove a user from a channel. A removed user will part with a message stating they were removed from the channel and by whom. This command overrides auto-rejoin.


To force-part a user from a channel type:

/FPART <channel> <nick> [reason]

This command behaves identically to /REMOVE, the only difference being the and paramaters are switched around to match /KICK’s syntax. You must be at least a halfoperator to remove a user from a channel. A removed user will part with a message stating they were removed from the channel and by whom. This command overrides auto-rejoin.


To set a timed ban type:

/TBAN <channel> <duration> <banmask>

The duration of the ban can be specified in the following format: 1w2d3h4m6s which indicates a ban of one week, two days, three hours, four minutes and six seconds. Alternatively the ban may just be specified as a number of seconds. All timed bans appear in the banlist as normal bans and may be safely removed before their time is up.


To invite a user to a channel type:

/INVITE <nick> <channel> [time]

If the channel is NOT set to mode +A, only channel halfoperators or above can invite people. If +A is set, anyone can invite people to the channel, as long as the person doing the invite is a member of the channel they wish to invite the user to.

If a time is provided, the invite expires after that time and the user can no longer use it to enter the channel.


To uninvite a user from a channel type:

/UNINVITE <nick> <channel>


To set away status and an away message type:

/AWAY <message>

To remove previously set status and message type:

/AWAY


To add or delete a nickname from your DCCALLOW list type:

/DCCALLOW {+|-} <nick> <duration>

This list allows user to send you files via DCC.


To list hostmarks that you have silenced type:

/SILENCE

Silence is a serverside ignore of the given n!u@h hostmask.

To add a hostmask to your silence list type:

/SILENCE {+|-}<hostmask> {p|c|i|n|t|a|x}

The letter(s) at the end specify what is to be ignored from this hostmask.

Flag Description
p Block private messages
c Block channel messages
i Block invites
n Block private notices
t Block channel notices
a Block all of the above
x Exception

Multiple letters may be specified. For an exception, you must pair x with what you want excepted. For example, if you wanted to except everything from people with a host matching .foo.net, you would do /SILENCE +!*@*.foo.net xa


To display your accept list type:

/ACCEPT *

This list is used to determine who can private message you when you have usermode +g set.

To add a user to your accept list type:

/ACCEPT + <nick>

To remove a user from your accept list type:

/ACCEPT - <nick>

To add or remove more than one nick at a time, separate them with a comma and space (nick, nick).


To encodes the plaintext to a hash of the given type and display the result type:

/MKPASSWD <hashtype> <plaintext>


To authenticate for a vhost using the specified username and password type:

/VHOST <username> <password>


To authenticate for a WHOIS title line, and optionally a vhost, type:

/TITLE <name> <password>


To set your name type:

/SETNAME <name>



User Modes

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General User Modes Help:

/helpop UMODES

*This will list user mode commands. To see the detailed instructions for a command type /helpop [COMMAND]. Without a [COMMAND] parameter, this will list all /helpop commands and descriptions.

Full list of user modes listed here.



Channel Modes

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General Channel Modes Help:

/helpop CHMODES

*This will list channel modes commands. To see the detailed instructions for a command type /helpop [COMMAND]. Without a [COMMAND] parameter, this will list all /helpop commands and descriptions.

Full list of channel modes listed here.



Extended Bans

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General Extended Bans Help:

/helpop EXTBANS

*This will list extended bans commands. To see the detailed instructions for a command type /helpop [COMMAND]. Without a [COMMAND] parameter, this will list all /helpop commands and descriptions.

Full list of extended Bans listed here.