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How can I set status messages in IRC? A simple guide for learning IRC would also be helpful.

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The standard command is /away [your away message]. Then /away again to let people know you're back. I think this is a good start for learning IRC: http://www.mirc.com/ircintro.html

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thx man for your very helpful answer :) –  Wazery Mar 26 '11 at 19:41

You can do something like /away to set yourself as being away. For instance:

/away Not here right now

This will make it appear to others that you are away, and if they PM you, they will get a message somewhat like this:

Menopia is away. Reason: Not here right now

You can also use the /me command to denote doing something. For instance:

/me does something

Will appear to others in the channel/PM as something like:

* Menopia does something
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