“Where’s your IRC channel?”
Short answer: After losing control of the channel, I’ve just decided to not utilize it any more.
Long answer: Due to a few unwilling and uncooperative elements (and the fact that the help channels on IRC don’t really care whether you need help or not), I’ve decided to just stop using the IRC for XDCC downloads. The channel will still be up as long as random people join it (for no other reason than the fact that they can’t be arsed to read this post), but I won’t log on to it anymore, nor will I upload any more releases to the bot in the channel (if it sticks around). It’s just too much trouble trying to navigate the system.
It’s simply a matter of fact that direct downloads are much faster to access, and a lot less complicated (at least, for my technologically uneducated self.) I hope those of you that still use XDCC will understand.