Usage: KICK *|<channel> <user> [<comment>]
Kicks specified user off a given channel. Only channel operators
are privileged to use this command. Channel operator privileges
can be given to other users of channel using:
MODE <channel> +o <user>
and taken away with:
MODE <channel> -o <user>
KICK * <user> is just like the first usage but it always specifies
the current channel. So
KICK * idiot
will kick 'idiot' off your current active channel.

KICK can be very effective if used in a combination with
MODE #channel +i
and possibly
MODE #channel +b.
First line of defense should be IGNORE and KICK then then the
channel can be made invite only, and if all else fails a person
can be banned from the channel.

The <comment> is to supply some reason for the kick to the user
affected as well as to other people on your channel.

Be careful with your use of KICK and MODE #channel -o
as they can throw the network permanently out of sync. This
generally occurs when two people are bickering about channel op
status and de-op each other. This generates 'Fake MODE' notices
which are an indication that something is wrong. The best way
to avoid this is to not use ON and MODE together.

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