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irc suggestions of netiquette
« on: October 12, 2013, 02:12:26 AM »
while it's good to have a clear single set of rules that everyone can see and adhere to, it's also good to get the gist of netiquette from multiple variations, and to that end, here's some more irc suggestions of netiquette;)


1
once you ask in a channel, you never exit till you hear back.

2
why ask to ask, when you can ask?

3
never ask more questions than you have to.

4
Explanation begins at home.

5
Expeditions of knowledgen begin at home.
 
6
never allow trolls to stand in the way of irc.

7
keep your eyes open.

8
once you get help, thank them, and it is easier to get help next time.

9
community plus netiquette equals help.

10
irc is eternal.

11
when the messenger comes to take over the chan, kickban the messenger.

12
a good chan is easier to behave in than the truth.

13
time, like ops, is a highly limited commodity.

14
always inspect the script before launching.

15
knowledge is knowledge, but female nicks are distracting.

16
help is help.

17
a paste is a paste is a paste, but only on irc if it's short, otherwise pastebin.

18
a geek without irc, is no geek at all.

19
never place friendship above irc.

21
never place irc above friendship.

22
a wise man can hear help on the wind.

23
nothing is more important than irc, except for netiquette.

24
ask, and you might look a fool for 5 minutes.  remain silent, and you will be a fool forever.

25
if that's what's written, then that's what's written.

31
always add a smilie when making fun of a geeks mother.

33
it never hurts to suck up to the ops.

34
trolls are good [practice] for irc [ops].

35
troll-killers are good for irc.

36
dont feed the trolls!

37
the cake is a lie.

38
the pie dont lie.

39
cookies crumble.  (but not the squishy ones)

42
confess your action fail before others mock you

45
add expansion chans or the chan will die a death of noise.

46
dont add expansion chans or the chan will die a death of silence.

47
never trust a man with a better cloak than your own

48
the bigger the troll, the more satasfying the kickban

49
admit when the websearch-fu is not with you

51
proclamations of nubileness accompanying questions, can expedite help exponentially.

52
proclamations of noobiness accompanying questions, can expedite help exponentially.

57
good irc-ers are as rare as we make them.   treasure them.

58
there's no substituting for netiquette.

59
free advice can be leet.

60
free advice can hoze your box.

62
the riskier the script the greater the humiliation and progress.

74
knowledge equals profit.

75
your home chan is where heart is, but the others have broader knowledge.

76
every once in a while, let a troll get away with it.  it stimulates opportunities to handle them maturely.

94
female sounding nicks and irc dont mix.

95
expand and extrapolate, or miscomunicate.

98
every op has their breaking point.

102
drive-by chatters go away, but the good guys stick around forever.

103
sleep can interfere with irc.

109
dignity and a witty come-back, will make the ops clap.

111
treat those grateful for your help like equals.

112
never have sex with the ops sister.

125
you cant use irc if you're dead.

131
your mother is a hamster, and your father smells of elderberries.  ;D

139
servers serv, ops protect.

168
whisper your way to netiquette.  [DONT SHOUT!!!]

167
a geek is only worth the sum of his irc posts.

190
read all, trust none.

194
it would be nice to somehow know new users before they come in the door.

195
once newcomers are in, whois, to be sure.

203
new chatters are like nettle soup. they can be nommy, but if too raw they sting back.

208
sometimes the only thing more dangerous than a question is an answer.

211
the logs are the rungs on the ladder of success. Don't hesitate to step on them.

214
never continue irc'ing on an empty stomach.

217
you cant free a wintard from windoze.

223
if you want to be productive, be creative.

229
knowledge lasts longer than nsfw.

239
never be afraid to mislabel a script.

263
never allow doubt to be overlooked when running a script.

285
no good deed ever goes unappreciated.

Unofficial Rules

286    
when Digit leaves, it's all over.

287
dizzie is not always right, but he is never wrong

288
dont bother going to #ubuntu

289
nobody expects the spanish inquisition

~ the unwritten rule ~
when no appropriate rule applies, make one up.