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|<big>'''Come join the official WoWWiki IRC channel!</big>
As the wiki is not always the best place for an in-depth chat, we've decided to create a channel for you, the wonderful [[WoWWiki:WoWWikians|users of the WoWWiki]]!
Many of the [[WoWWiki:Administrators|administrators]] frequent the channel (all are channel operators), and you are cordially invited to chat, discuss wiki issues, notify us of important developments and just generally make yourself at home and chat about anything Warcraftian!
Once you have an IRC client, join the channel at '''[irc://, #wowwiki]'''!
{{faqq}} What is IRC?
:{{faqa}} For more info on how to use IRC channels, visit [[wikibooks:Internet_Technologies/IRC|IRC on Wikibooks]].
== Channel rules ==
# '''Absolutely no discussion of how to exploit, emulated servers and other matters that break the WoW EULA or ToS''', unless directly relating to WoWWiki articles. We will not give you links, and you will likely be kicked from the channel.
# '''Be civil''' - harassment and insulting behaviour is not tolerated.
# '''Don't spam the channel''', and especially do not copy and paste reams of text. If you need to, please use a pasting service such as []!
# '''An admin's word is final'''.
# Try and keep generally on topic ... most of the time ;)
# Avoid posting lore spoilers.
== Useful info ==
* Most users idle on the channel. There is absolutely no requirement to be chatty or even respond to comments. {{=)}}
* If you have a question, just ask it. If you don't get an answer straight away, you're probably not being ignored - other people are just busy!
* Absolutely anyone is welcome to join - as with the wiki, the IRC channel is a neutral channel. (Admins, of course, still have final say.)
* Don't come to us with in-depth questions about UI stuff! Please check the [[IRC]] article for a link of UI channels.
=== Logs and stats ===
* [ infobot] creates daily logs of the channel history [ here].
* [[User:Dotted/NewsBot|NewsBot]] keeps stats of the channel [ here].
=== Operators and voicing ===
* All administrators and technical staff of WoWWiki are encouraged to join and are automatically given channel operator privileges.
* Notable contributors of the wiki and WoW-related fansite staff are 'voiced'. This just shows you to be a prolific member of the community and confers no powers.
== Other channels ==
Please see the [[IRC]] article for a list of other IRC channels.

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