Chat Room Bot Help

The following is a list of some of the commands available for assistance from the chat room bot (CFLBot). For a full list of available commands enter '/msg CFLBot .help' in the #CFL_Pool channel. Note that each command must be preceded by a period for CFLBot to recognize that it is a command and not just part of a discussion.

Use .help <command> for more information about the command. Use /hs ? for general help topics provided by the site's help server.


PLAYERS Displays a list of the players currently registered in the Simple CFL Pool.

  .players
  

PICKS <player> [;<player>...] Displays the latest pool selections for the specified players.

  .picks Coach
  .picks Coach; Red Starr; rollofthedie
  

SCORES Displays a list of the CFL game scores for the current week. If the game has not yet concluded and the scores updated on the pool site, the scores will be shown as 'n/a'.

  .scores
  

STANDINGS <player|top|all> Displays player standings as of the start of the current week. Standings can be displayed for a single player, the top three players, or all players in the pool.

  .standings top
  .standings all
  .standings Coach
  

ASK <nick> <question> Asks the specified nick a question the next time they are seen posting in the channel.

  .ask freddy if he has seen my latest blog.
  

AT <time> <message> Gives you a reminder at a specified time.

The time is in the form 'hh:mm:ss'. The seconds portion of the time is optional. NOTE: The time entry is based on the timezone set for the channel unless you have set your preferred timezone. See 'settz'.

  .at 23:00 Time to go to bed!
  

GETTF [nick] Displays the preferred time format for the specified nick.

If there is no nick specified, your preferred time format will be displayed. See strftime.org for a list of the fields available when developing a time format string.

  .gettf FredF
  

GETTZ [nick] Displays the time zone for the specified nick.

If there is no nick specified, your preferred time format will be displayed.

  .gettz abby
  

HELP [command] Displays additional help about the specified command.

If the command is not specified, a list of the available commands will be displayed. NOTE: You can also use '.h' or '.?' in place of '.help' to request assistance.

  .help help
  

IN <time> <message> Gives you a reminder after the specified time interval.

The time interval is specified by combining any combination of the following into a single string:

  .in 2h35m Start making supper.
  

SEEN <nick> Reports when and where the specified nick was last seen.

  .seen TonyB
  

SETTF <format> Sets your preferred time format

The format specified uses the standard strftime format. See strftime.org for a list of the fields available when developing a time format string.

  .settf %Y-%m-%d %H:%M
  

SETTZ <timezone> Sets your preferred timezone.

See wikipedia.org for a list of the standard timezone titles. Zones in Canada are:

NOTE: Timezone entries are case-sensitive.
  .settz Canada/Mountain
  

T [timezone] Displays the time in the specified timezone.

If no timezone is specified, the local time will be displayed. See wikipedia.org for a list of the standard timezone titles. NOTE: Timezone entries are case-sensitive.

  .t Canada/Newfoundland
  

TELL <nick> <message> Tells the specified nick the message the next time they are seen posting in the channel.

  .tell martha that I think she has beautiful eyes.
  

WELCOME Displays the welcome message that you were sent when you entered the #CFL_Pool channel.

  .welcome