What is a bot?The word bot is an
abbreviation of robot. On IRC, a bot is a program that can be made to log
on to an irc server and join channels, and in many ways appear to be a normal
What is an eggdrop bot?An eggdrop bot
is a bot that runs on a linux or unix shell account, and is normally able to
stay on-line in your channel 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (barring irc server
How do I add the bot to X?Use the syntax:
/msg X adduser #channel botname 449 botname
Example: /msg X adduser #funchat
Ariel 449 Ariel
How do I add the bot to K9?Use the syntax:
/msg K9 adduser #channel botname 449
Example: /msg K9 adduser #funchat Delbin
How do I add the bot to Chanserv?Use the
syntax: /msg chanserv aop #channel add botname
Example: /msg chanserv aop
#funchat add Meraude
How do i add my op's to the bot?Follow these
- Login to the bot.
- Wait til the person you are going to add, is in the channel.
- If the person's nick is longer than 9 characters, have them change it,
until after he/she has been added to the bot.
- In channel, use the syntax: botname adduser nick chanop
adduser marie chanop
How do i setpass with the bot?Use the
syntax: /msg botname pass your-super-cool-password.
Example: /msg Achilles
Note: This is for setting your password for the first
Every time I try to give the bot a command, it says "Who
are you?" What am I doing wrong?You need to login to the bot before
it will do anything for you.
How do I login to the bot?Use the syntax:
/msg botname login your-super-cool-password
Example: /msg Achilles login
I can't log in to the bot, and the ident command
isn't working, either - what do I do?Naturally, if you aren't on the
bot's user list for that channel at all, you need to get someone to add you to
the list. However, let's assume that you are on the list already. The reason you
can't login is that your host mask is different from the ones the bot knows
about for you. Change your current nickname to the one you had when you were
added to the bot, and try the ident command again.
How do I change my password?To change your
pass with the bot you must first login then dcc chat the bot and type .newpass
How do i set a welcome message in my
channel?You can get the bot to issue a greeting to everyone who
enters your channel by using the greet command, provided the bot has that
feature included. If it doesn't, contact BService and we will gladly add it. To
see if your bot has the feature, type:
/msg botname greet helpIf it answers in a
message window, then it has that feature; if it tells you that you need to
specify a channel, then it does not have that feature.
Do you offer game bots or bar bots?Yes,
Will your bots do !rules?Yes, email email@example.com
for the script to
be added to your bot.
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