Ok, I realize I might be one of the only people to find this exciting. But we’re changing where we are having our official nanolanta chats. We were using the irc server irc.mibbit.net, which was fine if you had an IRC client. But if you were stuck using the webpage…it got a little annoying with the constant beeps and brown background. So, we’re switching to irc.gootchatting.com, and it has a much nicer website appelet to use.
If you get stuck with a nickname you don’t want, you can always type into the channel “/nick <insert new nickname here>”
If you’re an IRC geek like me, the info:
Now, even more exciting than beeps going away, we have a bot in the chatroom. Think of a bot as a computer program. This bot is there to be a word war organizer – it times word wars, will keep track of who is winning, etc. If you ever visited the #nanowrimo chat before, this is the same BattleJesus bot. If you’ve never seen it before, you will be blown away by how useful it is!
So, geeks of Atlanta rejoice! And, everyone else who doesn’t really care about the chat room change, just let me be for a couple of minutes 😀