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Offline Dave

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How to get on the IRC network.
« on: 17 01, 2011, 09:53:01 pm »
Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a popular form of real-time Internet text messaging (chat) or synchronous conferencing. It is mainly designed for group communication in discussion forums, called channels, but also allows one-to-one communication via private message as well as chat and data transfer (including file sharing).

So that is basically the definition of what is IRC. I've seen a lot of people asking how to join the IRC client.

First of all, you need an IRC client, I personally use the mIRC client, and I recommend it. I will explain this tutorial like if you were using the mIRC client. So, well, after you have downloaded it, a small window will appear, asking for your name, and your alternative name. Fill those lines, and then look to the left, where you can choose between: Servers, options, Identd, etc. Choose "servers" and follow the following steps.

1.- Click on the "Add" button
2.- Proceed to fill the lines
     - Description: Can be any description, just type GTASA
     - IRC Server: This is where you are going to type the irc server to connect to CIT. Type "irc.cit2.net"
     - Ports: Just let it that way (6667)
      - Group: Can be any name, just type "CIT"
     - Password: Our IRC server has no password, so just leave it blank
3.- Click on "Add"
4.- Now take a look to the "IRC Servers" list and search for the folder that should be named "GTASA", open it and choose where it says "CIT"
5.- Click on "CIT" and proceed to click on the "Select" button, which you can find to the right.
6.- Proceed to click on the "Connect" button.

If you did these steps, a small window should appear saying

* Connecting to irc.cit2.net (6667)
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-irc.gtanet.com- *** Looking up your hostname...
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-irc.gtanet.net- *** Couldn't resolve your hostname; using your IP address instead


And a lot of words after that... Then after that, right on that window, write this: /join #CIT
The command /join is the most used, used to join any channel that is created

So there you are, you are on the official CIT IRC channel. You can ask there for other channel names, such as "Support", "Echo", etc.

Make sure that after you've joined, you register right instantly, using the command:
/msg NickServ REGISTER <password> <email>. There change "<password> and <email>" for a password and your email, without using "<" or ">". After you've done that, you are already registered, but it is possible that every time you log in on the IRC server you need to identify yourself using /identify yourpasswordhere

And if you are lazy to write /join #channelname everytime you open IRC, then just go to Favorites>Organize favorites>Add, then there write the channel name, like #CIT and click on "Join on connect" and then click on add. This is used so everytime you open your IRC client it automaticaly connects to the IRC server and the channel.

Another way to join IRC is the recently added web IRC feature. Join the cit2.net homepage, and then click on the left side of the screen the option Web IRC. Write down your name, and the just click on join. You will be automatically redirected to the main IRC channels.

Any questions related to what I just wrote, let me know.
« Last Edit: 29 08, 2014, 01:06:00 am by Dave »
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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #1 on: 09 02, 2011, 09:31:13 pm »
CIT channels:

#CIT - For general discussion, the main network channel.

#CITecho - See whats happening on the CIT RP server and communicate with players.

#CITconference - Where meetings are held open to the public.
« Last Edit: 10 05, 2011, 06:03:04 pm by Arran »
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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #2 on: 13 02, 2011, 10:25:32 pm »
u can do that in video !!!

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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #3 on: 14 02, 2011, 03:09:05 pm »
Eh, lol wut? @Gojaa...
He meant, do the tut in video

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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #4 on: 09 04, 2011, 04:59:48 pm »
Nice dude very helpfull i just installed it and it works! Thanks Alot
Cause i was wondering how to use it  :P

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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #5 on: 09 05, 2011, 08:56:49 pm »
I think you guys should add the download patch for the free IRC 'Cause yo have to pay for it after a some of days  :P

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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #6 on: 16 05, 2011, 07:48:09 pm »
I think you guys should add the download patch for the free IRC 'Cause yo have to pay for it after a some of days  :P
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH. No.
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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #7 on: 17 05, 2011, 09:28:36 pm »
IRC for me realy necessery!!!!
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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #8 on: 24 05, 2011, 08:13:04 am »
Yeah IRC is really good but i have the 30days gone :(

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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #9 on: 24 05, 2011, 11:57:21 am »
Yeah IRC is really good but i have the 30days gone :(

Then get Icechat. That is freeware.

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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #11 on: 11 06, 2011, 07:41:55 pm »
Yeah IRC is really good but i have the 30days gone :(
You still can use it, just wait untill "Continue" appear and click it ;)


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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #12 on: 14 08, 2011, 05:58:00 pm »
So. today I got the following problem with my IRC:

After starting IRC a message appears that my trial time ended.

Below this message are two buttons(Register and Continue).
After pressing "Continue" a new button instead of Continue appears: "Exit"

No other possiblitys than Register or Exit then.

So what makes my confused:

That I always could join IRC, even after my trial time ended.
Summing to fix it? Instead of buying IRC?
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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #13 on: 14 08, 2011, 06:06:26 pm »
So. today I got the following problem with my IRC:

After starting IRC a message appears that my trial time ended.

Below this message are two buttons(Register and Continue).
After pressing "Continue" a new button instead of Continue appears: "Exit"

No other possiblitys than Register or Exit then.

So what makes my confused:

That I always could join IRC, even after my trial time ended.
Summing to fix it? Instead of buying IRC?
Try some times and the ''EXIT'' button will change to ''CONTINUE'' instead.
Another way, uninstall it and reinstall a fresh copy of it.


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Re: How to get on the IRC channel.
« Reply #14 on: 15 08, 2011, 02:54:12 am »
Installed a better IRC Client. (My opinion)

It's the X Chat Arran posted above.
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