Go backward to Resolving Conflicts
Go up to Secondary Responsibilities
Go forward to Petting the Doggie
Playing the Host
It's also nice to greet new users and ask them about themselves. At
least half of our current users were greeted this way, and that's what
caused them to stay. We want to live up to our name, "The Happiest
Place on IRC!"
A lot of times, parents will join the channel to see if they can let
their kids on. It's nice to hear from someone who helps run the channel
what kinds of measures we've taken to make the channel better for kids,
but you should also make sure they are aware of the problems with IRC
that are impossible to avoid. For a more controlled environment, a MUD
might be a better place to examine.
Neale Pickett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
March 2, 1997