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Jeanox
12-12-2004, 07:06 PM
***How to join the fetching chat***

Intro: Ahhh..the glory days when n00bulars would wander in all the time and we could poke them and make fun (just kidding). It was fun talking to new people and stuff, but now the chat has become like a forsaken graveyard with all the oldish pk people hanging out in there idling and no one new wanders in. It's depressing. I'm sure, this board being as big as it is, that people would join the chat if they knew how. So, here you go:

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Step 1) Go here and download mIRC
http://www.mirc.com/get.html

Step 2) Install it. Not too hard yet...

Step 3) Open mIRC and close out of the annoying little box window that says stuff that no one cares about (and has the picture of the ugly guy).

Step 4) Filling out personal info: After exiting the little box that popped up, a second box called "mIRC Options" will also automatically pop up. Don't exit out of this window.
Fill in the boxes with info about you (name, email address, and a nickname. The alternative nickname box is just an option, so do whatever makes you feel fancy...e_e).

http://wigz.speedycact.us/temp/tut/screen1.jpg


Step 5) Select "ShadowWorld" from the topmost dropdown.
http://wigz.speedycact.us/temp/tut/screen2.jpg


Step 6) Hit "Connect to IRC Server" At this point, the mIRC Options box will disappear and you will see a window with tons of text that doesn't make sense suddenly appear with some beepy noises and whatnot. Don't be alarmed...this is a good thing.
http://wigz.speedycact.us/temp/tut/screen3.jpg

Step 7) After all the beeping stops, the mIRC Channels Folder window will appear. There is a field at the top of this window where you can type to your heart's content. If you want to go to the PK BBS chatroom, type "polykarbon" in the field and press enter (no quotation marks are needed)
http://wigz.speedycact.us/temp/tut/screen4.jpg

Step 8) You are now in the PK BBS chatroom. Time to chat. Many people idle while in the chat, but that doesn't mean that conversation doesnt happen. Just say something. Strike up a conversation with another n00b...talk about art and stuff...or preferably the classic conversations concerning cheese and music.

http://wigz.speedycact.us/temp/tut/screen5.jpg

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Hooray, it's set up. Now, every time you enter mIRC to chat, you only have to perform steps 6-8 to connect to the chat. Isn't that special? I bet you feel like a fetching genius now...so go in there and chat! :D

oolong
12-12-2004, 07:08 PM
Lesson II: setting up a script that tells everyone what you're listening to in Winamp.



(mods sticky this please)

ally
12-12-2004, 07:10 PM
hello jeremy fisher!! my name is marjory stewart baxter!!! I TASTE LIEK SUNSHINE DUST

The Bran Eating Zombie
12-12-2004, 07:11 PM
Also the channel is #polykarbon not polykarbon.

Triclone
12-12-2004, 07:14 PM
Q: Does the mirc drop a hijacker bomb on you after installing the program? I recently uninstalled mirc after getting an ad popper that I'm not sure is fully gone or is caused by mirc.

Edit: Crap it's still there ><... so maybe not mirc?

Jeanox
12-12-2004, 07:14 PM
Bran does it the hard way. :b

Animeko
12-12-2004, 07:27 PM
Lesson II: setting up a script that tells everyone what you're listening to in Winamp.


ahahahah YES

ally
12-13-2004, 10:48 AM
irc is only a portal of death if your stupid. in fact, all the defaults are set for it not to be a portal of death. and actually, its not even a portal of death. you prolly got it from like a porn site. the only p[eople who need to worry about getting viruses off mirc are people who jsut accept random files from people. and its pretty easy to avoid that. if you dont know the poerson dont accept the file matey.

The Bran Eating Zombie
12-13-2004, 07:42 PM
Also if someone tells you their webcam url ends with .exe, don't listen to them.

FigureFour
12-13-2004, 08:27 PM
In fact, it's generaly healthier not to even talk with anyone who has a webcam.

And under NO CIRCUMSTANCES should you view said cam . . .


*shudder*

Animeko
12-13-2004, 08:33 PM
I think it's safest to avoid talking to anyone in general.

:|!

mofo09
12-13-2004, 10:09 PM
hey this is great, i never knew this was here

Jeanox
12-14-2004, 11:50 AM
http://www.talkingwithkids.org/graphics/nbc-tmyk-logo-100x57.gif

ally
12-15-2004, 05:19 PM
hahahah i saw that episode yesterday

Steasaurus
12-18-2004, 10:45 AM
I have a webcam... but I don't use it for chatting or anything like that... In fact I don't use it at all *shrug* no idea why I even have it TBH. I don't want people I don't know looking at me... the things they could be doing *shudder*

oolong
12-21-2004, 12:25 AM
5ta: mail it to me

Bloody-Mando
12-21-2004, 05:02 PM
just got a mental image of your avatar oolong staring at the screen watching the webcam link u asked for.... kinda made shudder..... your avatar creeps me out seriously..... its not about the face (dunno if its yours or not) its the rapid big eye/small eye transition.... :3

Jeanox
12-21-2004, 09:04 PM
I kinda like his avatar... :D

Darkferret
12-21-2004, 10:41 PM
Wiggles your avatar is delicious looking... i wanna skewer it and roast then eat it... like chicken... minus the chicken... he looks very filling... and im hungery... mmm chicken.... maybe skip the skewering? anyone else want in.. hes a big un and i dunno if i can do it alone.

Jeanox
12-22-2004, 07:03 PM
He?

hehehhe...at the moment, the gender of my avatar is under debate. :D But male or female, that is quite a voluptuous belly.

:eek2:

jordan89182
12-23-2004, 12:44 PM
i tried logging in as just "jordan" but apparently someone else out there stole my name.

...
copyright infringement! :mad:

Jeanox
12-23-2004, 01:18 PM
Yarrrr!

lazyslaker
12-23-2004, 02:24 PM
lol at wiggles new avatar

Jeanox
12-23-2004, 04:01 PM
:D I felt suddenly festive this morning... :)

Steasaurus
12-25-2004, 02:02 PM
I felt almost festive this morning... no idea why. After that I found booze and I got over it ^_^
Aw oolong changed his freaky avatar :(

RansomAvenue
07-19-2005, 07:02 AM
i somehow messed up mIRC!!

probably because of all the spyware and firewall software...

or AOL

TommO

Sterlin
08-17-2005, 08:34 PM
I think it's safest to avoid talking to anyone in general.

:|!


NOW that's what I'm talking abought!!!:laugh: