a) is there a time frame on dalnet getting back up?
OK, i am going to chalk your rudeness here and in the msg you sent me up to frustration. I was replying to your question above and the ones about "whats wrong with DALnet", to which you can find the answer at the urls Collective gave you, one specifically being the one updated as info is received, which is this thread
Open mIRC, try connecting by typing one of the following in your status window as a test:
If both of those give you the same error, please tell us what your setup is: what OS/router/networked/connection/etc
ps. my name isnt Pat :tongue: