This is a running and non-comprehensive list of "Guidelines" or things to know that can help out.

  • Answers are channels you must join on freenode.
  • Once you think you have solved it, /join ######YourAnswer
  • All levels will always start with ###### (6-six) octothorpes.
  • The official channels will be registered to the IRC account of ircpuzzles.
  • You can quickly see if a channel exists with /mode ######channel_name
  • freenode channel names are NOT case sensitive.
  • The clue is, by itself, the main puzzle for each level.
  • The hints are to help point you in the right direction with the clue.
  • freenode's maximum channel name length is 50-characters (including the # hashes).

Important

  • The ircpuzzles account has the cloak @ircpuzzles/official

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