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Noisebot is our irc bot. It occasionally does useful and/or annoying things.

It hangs out in #noisebridge and #nycresistor. You can ask him to tell people things across the two channels.

We're currently in an uptime contest with #nycresistor's bot.

Useful Commands

02:40 < radii> noisebot, tell ioerror this is a test.
02:40 < noisebot> radii: I'll pass that on when ioerror is around.
13:33 < radii> .twitter crackhead theater, now playing on wiese st
13:33 < noisebot> radii:
16:03 < arcanology> .title
16:03 < noisebot> arcanology: Lasers: The Only Way to Carve a Pumpkin
.wik <term>
returns the first sentance of the Wikipedia page for <term>, plus a link to that page.

Hacking the bot

His sources are at, check out using Mercurial:

% hg clone
% cd phenny

Edit the code to do what you want:

% vi modules/

Check in your code to your local repository, describing the changes in the changelog entry:

% hg commit modules/

Bundle up the changes for email:

% hg bundle /tmp/foo.hg

and email them to the repository owner to review and merge:

% mutt -a /tmp/foo.hg -s