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 to SET or UNSET User (Account) Options & Features

How to turn on/off Channel Options, Features & Settings Syntax: SET option parameters  Allows the nickname (account) owner to set various user options and other information.   Available options:   SET AUTOOP Sets whether services should set channel status modes on you automatically.   SET DISPLAY Set the display of your group in Services   SET EMAIL Associate an E-mail address with your nickname   SET FACEBOOK Associate a Facebook URL with your account   SET GREET Associate a greet message with your nickname   SET HIDE Hide certain pieces of nickname information   SET KEEPMODES Enable or disable keep modes   SET KILL Turn protection on or off   SET LANGUAGE Set the language Services will use when messaging you   SET PASSWORD Set your nickname password   SET…
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How / When do Channels expire?

How / When do Channels expire? There are several conditions which may cause a Channel to be expired (automatically dropped by ChanServ): Founder's nickname is dropped (either by the Founder user or IRC4Fun Staff) and there was no Successor set. Nobody on the Channel's access list has joined (used) the channel in 60 days. Successors Channels which have a Successor set in ChanServ, will be automatically transferred to the Successor in the event that the founder's account is dropped.  
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How do I IDENTIFY myself with NickServ?

Identifying yourself with NickServ You’ll need to log in to your account each time you connect to IRC4Fun. Did you know that you can setup automatic identification to Services?  It takes much of the hassle out, and automatically applies your cloak upon connection.  See our Using SASL guides for more information. The simplest, and most efficient, way to do this is to configure SASL, if your client supports it. If not, you can supply your login details, in the form <account>:<password>, as a server password and they will be forwarded to NickServ when you finish connecting. For example: /connect irc.IRC4Fun.net 6667 YourNick:YourPassword If you are already connected to the network and do not wish to reconnect to log in, you can manually identify: /msg NickServ IDENTIFY YourNick YourPassword You can…
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Why have I not received an E-mail?

NickServ said it was sending me an email.  Why haven't I received it? Sometimes E-mails from IRC4Fun Services are mistaken by some providers as junk or spam.  In most cases, users can check their Junk / Spam folders and locate the expected email.  However, some providers (such as Outlook.com/Hotmail/Live/MSN) block the emails from ever arriving to the user. Services Emails come from Services@IRC4Fun.net. Recommendations: Use an email account where providers are not known to completely block our emails (Such as [wp-svg-icons icon="google" wrap="i"]Gmail or [wp-svg-icons icon="yahoo" wrap="i"]Yahoo!) Check your Bulk / Junk / Spam folders to ensure it hasn't been mistaken as spam by your email provider.  (If it is in a spam folder, please mark it as Not being spam) If you have not received the email within 15…
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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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