Stuff we've discussed on IRC.
Posted by ats at 2013-03-28 13:10
us-lot has previously mentioned the US military's use of IRC.
Here's the DOD's manual on how to use IRC, including advice on selecting a nick (e.g. U_WASHOUT22), and recommendations on what language to use...
"Do not use 'civilian convenience' abbreviations commonly used in non-tactical chat (i.e. lol, j/k, bff)."
And there are some tips on configuring your IRC client.
"For example, some users configure their TC application so that improvised explosive device (IED) flash traffic comes across as red with audio of an explosion"