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Re: what does banned from irc mean



On Sunday 23 Jan 2005 13:57, you wrote:
> Hi,
> I am new to irc. I logged on to the debian irc at freenode and I decided
> to make up a name and I chose gauss after the famous mathematician. So I
> did /nick gauss ( i think. maybe it was Karl_gauss? i dont remember). I
> then tried to /join #debian and i got some message about the nickname
> which i didnt understand (i dont really know ksirc commands other than
> /nick and /join)...
>
> Now when i try to log on it says i am banned. What does that mean? How
> can i change it? All i tried to do was log in...
>
> Gauss was agreat mathematician by the way.
> Mitchell Laks

first off, The nick "gauss" is registered so you should use another.
If the problem continues, can you post your session to the list?

Pete



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