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First, be an op, and then ban somebody for 30min:

/msg chanserv op #emacs
/akick #emacs ADD <nick> !T 30 drop it /kensanata

Usually nick is a pattern that matches the hostname, eg. *!*, which is what you get from /whois <nick>.

List all banned patterns:

/mode #emacs +b

Unban somebody:

/mode #emacs -b %borg!*@*


Set the channel to registered users only:

/mode #emacs +r

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Set Twitter to chat mode while offline:

account set twitter/mode chat

Set GTalk details:

account set jabber/ssl true
account set jabber/server
account set jabber/port 5223
account on

Google+ nicks:

acc gtalk set nick_format %full_name


Here’s how I set up irssi on a new system. I usually use rcirc, however.

/ircnet add -nick kensanata -user alex -realname "Alex Schroeder" -autosendcmd "/^MSG nickserv identify blabla; /wait -freenode 2000; " freenode
/server add -auto -ircnet freenode
/channel add -auto #emacs freenode
/channel add -auto #wiki freenode
/channel add -auto #oddmuse freenode
/channel add -auto #rcirc freenode
/channel add -auto #epfarms freenode
/ignore -replies xah

Actually the list of channels varies. And these days I use rcirc instead of irssi.

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