Yearly Archives: 2015

18 posts

HexChat – Basic Setup on Cuff-Link

When you come to #help on Cuff-Link, we frequently recommend a switch to HexChat from any other desktop client. Most of the staff uses it, and the reason is simple — whether basic chatting needs or more complex network administration or channel administration needs, HexChat isn’t complicated, but it is powerful. Anyone can customise the program to a large extent just with the built-in options. It’s also available for Windows, Linux/BSD/etc., and Mac with mostly […]

Porn Industry Controversy — James Deen

Stoya recently accused former partner, in both film and life, of rape. Article here: http://www.wetpaint.com/james-deen-rape-stoya-controversy-1457160/ Whether the accusations by Stoya and several other women are true remains to be seen, but it seems like there may be a lot more, and it seems like her confession snowballed a lot of others in a “If she’s willing to come out about this, maybe it’s time I did too” manner. We wouldn’t be surprised if it’s only him doing these […]

Tutorial – Using AndroIRC with SASL on Cuff-Link

We’re working to create tutorials for various clients with SASL capabilities for additional security, both yours and ours. Many of you who use Cuff-Link use AndroIRC as your preferred mobile client, and it has built-in SASL capabilities — why not use the added layer of security?  Simply explained, SASL is the process of logging into NickServ during the connect process which enables other features such as immediate vhost application, joins based on authentication [such as exceptions], […]

#musings — Round Robin Writing Fun

We’ve created a new channel, #musings, for round robin story telling. It’s pretty simple. Someone comes up with a setting, and then posting order is the order of nicks who are op’ed up. If a person isn’t writing or just wants to observe, they remain de-opped. The first person starts off with a paragraph, a single sentence, whatever, and then the writing happens. This was our first session with a new group of people. The […]