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== Silence Command ==
The '''Silence''' Command may be used to effectively prevent private messages, commonly known as "PM", notices, and CTCP events from another user from reaching you.
For channel messages you have to use the /ignore command (client side).
If you desire to invoke the silence command, type the following in the input line of your IRC client:
/silence +nickname
Replace "nickname" above with the nickname you wish to silence.
If they keep changing the nick use: <tt>/silence +[[hostmask]]</tt> (wildcards work too, e.g., /silence +mib_* or *@*BEEFB9E5.IP).
To remove silence protection you have set, type: <tt>/silence -nickname</tt> or <tt>/silence -[[hostmask]]</tt>.
To show the current silence list type <tt>/silence</tt>
The result of silencing users is transparent. You won't know they are trying to PM you and they won't know you aren't receiving their PMs.
After logging out of your IRC client, any active nicknames that are silenced will become unsilenced upon restarting your IRC client.
== Comparison Between <tt>/ignore</tt> And <tt>/silence</tt> ==
== Comparison Between <tt>/ignore</tt> And <tt>/silence</tt> ==

Revision as of 00:57, 16 May 2020

Comparison Between /ignore And /silence

It is an unfortunate situation that to properly block all messages from a user, both commands must be used. The basic difference between them is that /silence is an irc server command and /ignore is a part of the Mibbit client.