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    A bot named '''search''' inhabits various some channels on [http://irc.deoxy.org our [http://irc.deoxy.org IRC server] where it participates in conversation when relevant information triggered by the use of certain words. The ''seen'' function works by recording the last thing you say or do in a channel with the bot. To get help or experiment type '''/msg search hi''' to open a private message with the bot. There is also a [Deoxy:searchbot web interface to searchbot].
    Type '''/msg search help''' to list the functions:
    ||'''Calc''' || <tt>calc expression</tt> returns results from [http://google.com/help/features.html#calculator Google calculator].||
    ||'''CDDB''' || <tt>cddb artist-or-album</tt> returns a url to the [http://www.freedb.org/ freedb CD Database].||
    ||'''Define''' || <tt>define word</tt> returns a url for definition at [http://www.dict.org/bin/Dict dict.org].||
    ||'''<no>Deoxy</no>''' || <tt>deoxy keywords</tt> to [http://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Adeoxy.org search deoxy.org with Google].||
    ||'''<no>Find</no>''' || <tt>find words</tt> search deoxy using [Deoxy:find our internal engine].||
    ||'''<no>Google</no>''' || <tt>google words</tt> returns a url for a [http://www.google.com Google search].||
    ||'''Groups''' || <tt>groups words</tt> returns a url for a [http://groups.google.com/grphp Google newsgroup search].||
    ||'''IChing''' || <tt>iching</tt> returns a [Deoxy:iching/random random I Ching hexagram].||
    ||'''Images''' || <tt>images words</tt> returns a url for a [http://www.google.com/imghp Google image search].||
    ||'''IMDB''' || <tt>imdb film</tt> returns a url for the [http://www.imdb.com/ Internet Movie Database].||
    ||'''ISBN''' || <tt>isbn number</tt> returns a url for the book at [http://isbndb.com/ ISBNdb].||
    ||'''Koan''' || <tt>koan</tt> returns a [Deoxy:koan/random random Zen koan].||
    ||'''Map''' || <tt>map seattle</tt> returns a [http://maps.google.com/ Google maps] URL for that location.||
    ||'''News''' || <tt>news words</tt> returns a url for a [http://news.google.com/nwshp Google news search].||
    ||'''Quake''' || <tt>quake</tt> returns the most recent [http://deoxy.org/news/view/feed/quakes USGS Earthquake Hazard]. 15 minute update.||
    ||'''Random''' || <tt>random</tt> returns a [Deoxy:random random link] for deoxy.org.||
    ||'''Sat''' || <tt>sat 350 5th avenue new york</tt> returns [http://maps.google.com/?t=k Google satellite maps] URL for that location.||
    ||'''Search''' || <tt>search keywords</tt> returns [http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=&btnI=I%27m+Feeling+Lucky Google's lucky link].||
    ||'''Seen''' || <tt>seen username</tt> tells you when it last saw that username.||
    ||'''Scholar''' || <tt>scholar words</tt> returns a url for a [http://scholar.google.com/ Google scholar search]. ||
    ||'''Spell''' || <tt>spell word</tt> or follow the word to spell with (sp). [http://linux.math.tifr.res.in/manuals/man/spell.html Suggests possible words].||
    ||'''USDebt''' || <tt>usdebt</tt> returns the [http://deoxy.org/news/view/feed/usdebt current U.S. National Debt]. Updates twice a day.||
    ||'''Video''' || <tt>video</tt> returns a random [Deoxy:videx deoxy video], use <tt>video words</tt> to search.<br><tt>video DNA</tt> returns [http://deoxy.org/videx?q=DNA results for DNA] ||
    ||'''Watch''' || <tt>watch words</tt> returns video search results in the [Deoxy:watch watch] interface. ||
    ||'''<no>Wayback</no>''' || <tt>wayback <no>http://some.url</no></tt> returns a [http://www.archive.org/web/web.php Wayback Machine] query for the given url.||
    ||'''Worldpop''' || <tt>worldpop</tt> return the [http://deoxy.org/news/view/feed/worldpop current world population projection]. 10 minute update.||
    ||'''X''' || <dt><tt>x to/from language phrase</tt><dd>translate phrase to (or from) language from English via [http://babelfish.altavista.com/ Babelfish].<p>Languages: <tt>chinese dutch french german greek italian japanese korean portuguese russian spanish<br>(or the first two letters)</tt><p>Examples: ge it po sp)</tt><p>Examples: <tt>"x to spanish hello friend" or "x from sp hola amigo"</tt><br>||
    *'''localtime''' returns the current time and date in our server's timezone ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Time_Zone PST]).
    *'''gmtime''' returns the current [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenwich_Mean_Time Greenwich Meridian Time].
    *'''unixtime''' returns the number of seconds since the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unixtime Unix epoch].
    It's custom code so any good suggestions are likely to be implemented.,,
    [http://deoxy.org/chat/nickserv.htm Registered nicks] can send messages with:,,
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