********* SECTION 1: OP/MODERATOR *******************

Wherever possible, please warn / silence / kick / then ban.

Ops/Halfops can use these commands.
Admin/Owner must !op or !halfop to use these commands.

***** Silence the room and take voice (all access levels need to !halfop): 

!mute
!devoice nick

***** Unsilence the room and give voice back:
!unmute
!voice nick

***** Kick
!kick nick

***** Ban
!ban  nick
(This ban expires in 24 hours.)


Please /join (the op/mode channel) and tell us if someone merits a ban longer than 24 hours.



********* SECTION 2: CHAIRING A MEETING ***************

At the beginning:

/nick meetingchair

/msg nickserv identify CURRENTPASSWORD

The bot knows the meeting is in progress when "meetingchair" is present, and he will change the greeting and stop voicing people.

!mv = Mass Voice. Give everyone in the chatroom a voice.

!mdv = Mass De Voice. Take voice away from everyone in the chatroom.

SCRIPT FOR CHAIRPERSON TO FOLLOW

 1:
       
       !halfop

 !beginmeeting
 (This will stop the hourly announcements and open the meeting with serenity prayer/welcomes)
 Chairperson: Welcome people, give hugs, and congratulate on clean time.
 DURATION: THREE MINUTES

 2:

 AFTER everyone is welcomed and shares their clean time, begin readings:

 !readings
 (This will mute the room and go through all readings)
 DURATION: FIVE MINUTES


 3:

 !topics
 (A random topic will be selected from http://www.nachatroom.net/discussiontopics.txt)
 The room is offered an opportunity to play !jft

 4:

 !start

 Begin sharing

 5:

 MEETING OPERATIONS

 When someone types “!” give them the floor:
 !intro nickname

 Let addict intro by first name 
  
 After their second sentence (or reasonable amount of time for greetings like "hi, john!), mute the room

 !mute

 When they are done, they can either unmute the room by typing !done
  
 Or the chairperson can type !done

 (Give folks a few to say "thanks john," etc.)

 Please politely remind people there is no cross-talk if they make comments, particularly rude ones or advice giving.

 TIME TO WRAP UP — OFFER A BURNING DESIRE BEFORE CLOSE

 !burningdesire

 (voice, mute, unmute if necessary for B.D.)

 MUTE, CLOSE, PRAYERS

 !close 


 ** Announcements are automatically restarted.

 *** MEETING COMPLETE.