Here are some of the basic commands that you might find useful while using the chat room:
Join a channel
To join or create a channel:
Change your nickname
Your nickname can easily be changed:
If someone does message you, their message will take the form
If you wish to express an action, use /me and your action. For example, if you wanted to say "<nickname> likes the Grits!" you would use /me likes the Grits!.
Away from your computer
If you want to stay logged on to a channel, but will be away from your computer for a short time and unable to answer your messages, you can enter an away message so people know you are not ignoring them.
Messages sent to you will be displayed on your screen with the time and date received, to be read when you return.
Enter /away when you return to your computer and you will be marked as no longer away from your screen.
Leaving channels and the Hip Hop Network
To leave a channel:
To end your Hip Hop Network chat session:
You can use this service to protect and maintain your nickname: