For those who are new to ICQ, and who are in all likelihood connecting through the embedded rooms here on this blog, the following commands in chat will help your ICQ experience. Experienced users presumably know of these commands and/or have clients which render this list obsolete.
In order to illustrate the use of commands mages here are shown along with a short description of their use. Please direct new users with command questions to this post. A link to this post will be included at the bottom of every embedded chatting page in the near future. A few other commands are mostly vestigial on the embedded pages due to the ability to simply click a username in the tab to private message other users and the lack of OPs.
/msg nickserv identify Any time you enter chat using your registered nickname, go to the status tab and enter your password in this command, where "password" is your password. This identifies you as the owner of the password. Your registry will expire in thirty days unless you use the identify command each time you log on. Should you consistently forget to do so, nickserv will drop your registry and your nickname will become fair game for anyone else to use.
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