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==Messaging the particular channel operator/founder==
 
==Messaging the particular channel operator/founder==
 
Open a private query with that person, and kindly ask about the ban:<br />
 
Open a private query with that person, and kindly ask about the ban:<br />
:<code>/query <em>nick</em> <em>Your massage here</em></code><br />
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:<code>/query <em>nick</em> <em>Your message here</em></code><br />
 
Or, if the user is offline, leave them a memo:<br />
 
Or, if the user is offline, leave them a memo:<br />
 
:<code>/msg MemoServ SEND <em>nick</em> <em>Your message here</em></code><br />
 
:<code>/msg MemoServ SEND <em>nick</em> <em>Your message here</em></code><br />
  
 
If they decide to keep you banned, you will have to accept that and deal with it.
 
If they decide to keep you banned, you will have to accept that and deal with it.

Latest revision as of 13:07, 9 April 2021

First of all:

Rizon staff does NOT deal with channel bans.

If you were banned from a channel, and believe that you should be unbanned instead of waiting the ban out, you're going to have to talk to a channel operator, preferably the one who banned you, or the channel founder.


Finding out whom you can contact:

Who banned you?

You can find out which ban is stopping you from joining the channel by typing /msg ChanServ CHECKBAN #channel

Example:

-ChanServ- The ban *!*@Rizon-532B9C4A.internet.com set by Peter prevents you from joining #channel.

View the channel's ban list — it might appear in the server/status window: /mode #channel +b

Example:

#channel *!*user@*.internet.com set by Peter!~peter@2FCB67A1.CF724B5E.853B28F6.IP (Wed Nov 19 12:32:39)
#channel sarah!*@* set by killer100!die@in.a.fire (Wed Nov 16 04:16:58)
#channel End of Channel Ban List

You can see that there two bans: the first was set by Peter, while the second by killer100.

If you are still unsure about which of the bans matches you, do a whois on yourself:
/whois YourNick

Example:

YourNick is ~user@Rizon-532B9C4A.internet.com ***
YourNick on +#chat #Rizon
YourNick using irc.rizon.net - Where are you?
YourNick is using modes +ix authflags: [none]
YourNick is actually ~user@xyz.internet.com [1.2.3.4]
YourNick has been idle 2mins 8secs, signed on Wed Dec 03 03:57:45
YourNick End of /WHOIS list.


Notes:

  • If you somehow managed to ban yourself, then you can, with sufficient access (by default AOP or level 5 or higher), unban yourself via:
    /msg ChanServ UNBAN #channel
  • If you want to unban someone else then you can do so via:
    /mode #channel -b BanMask
    (BanMask being a ban from the channel's ban list.)


Who is the channel founder?

View the channel's information; including the founder's nick:
/msg ChanServ INFO #channel

Example:

-ChanServ- Information for channel #channel
-ChanServ-      Founder: killer100
-ChanServ-  Description: A description of the channel
-ChanServ-   Registered: Jul 18 10:03:29 2006 EDT
-ChanServ-    Last used: Dec 02 21:50:31 2008 EST
-ChanServ-   Last topic: Welcome to our channel!
-ChanServ- Topic set by: killer100


Messaging the particular channel operator/founder

Open a private query with that person, and kindly ask about the ban:

/query nick Your message here

Or, if the user is offline, leave them a memo:

/msg MemoServ SEND nick Your message here

If they decide to keep you banned, you will have to accept that and deal with it.