#Wingnut regulars are probably aware that it has gotten very difficult to connect to a DALnet IRC server:
As you all know, DALnet is going through some very tough times. Day after day our servers suffer from crippling attacks while, behind the scenes, staff and employees at the companies who sponsor our servers, scramble to keep the service going for you, and to try and apprehend the criminals who are doing it.
Until this clears up you can join us on a different IRC network. Connecting is easy. Type or copy/paste the following commands in the mIRC chat client: