(If it doesn't work for you, it could mean the gateway is temporarily getting too much traffic)
Please be patient and stay a while, answers don't come instantly
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The Tiki Developer Community communicates by text chat 24 hours per day, 7 days in week on IRC. This is one of the ways to get help (but generally not the first). If you are not familiar with IRC channel etiquette we suggest spending a few minutes to acquaint yourself before your first session.
This link may work in your browser: irc://irc.freenode.net/tikiwiki (Mozilla or Firefox with Chatzilla or Internet Explorer with mIRC installed.)
IRC Chat Log
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Last messages in the #tikiwiki IRC channel
Instructions on how to connect to IRC
Set up your account
Below are step by step instructions on how to connect to TikiWiki's IRC channel, #tikiwiki on irc.freenode.net with a variety of IRC clients.
Trillian Pro Instructions[+]
IRC Tips and Common Needed Commands
Recovering Lost Nicknames[+]