People are flooding me, what can I do?
If the users are not authed with Q, try setting usermode +R which prevents unauthed users from messaging you directly.
If this fails, use /IGNORE (client side ignore) and /SILENCE (server side ignore) to individually ignore each user. Note that SILENCE works for everything else but NOT for channel messages.
To activate a silence:
To deactivate a silence:
To read more about mask, check here.
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