Why can’t I use my Nickname?

There may be cases where your Nickname is either in use or held by Services -- either of which can be resolved. (If you have registered your nickname with NickServ.) In most cases, this is due to a ghost connection that has not timed out yet.  You can /WHOIS myNickname to see if you have a ghost connection (that has not timed out yet) due to connectivity issues. There may also be times where another user is using the nickname, if you have turned protection (KILL) off.  (By default, this is set to ON and gives a user 60 seconds to IDENTIFY to the nickname.) Additionally, there are also times when NickServ is holding your nickname -- this happens when another user was using your nickname and did not IDENTIFY…
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How do I register my Nickname?

How do I register my Nickname? Registering a Nickname on IRC4Fun is quick & easy!  First, be sure you are using the nickname that you wish to register.  Then follow the steps below: Type: /NS REGISTER MySuperSecr3tPass my-valid@email.com Check your Email for a message from Services@IRC4Fun.net which will contain a confirmation code to give to NickServ. (If you do not give NickServ this code within 24 hours of registering, NickServ will drop the registration)  Type: /NS CONFIRM passcodeFromEmail If using /NS doesn't work, substitute /NS for /MSG NickServ. (See also: /NS HELP GROUP)  NOTE: If you do not see the email from Services, be sure to check your Junk/Spam folders. Please /JOIN #Help if you need any assistance with registering your nickname.
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