If you will be playing on an account with the SAME IP as somebody else
- Register your FICS account here: http://www.freechess.org/Register/index.html as you normally would.
- After creating the account, immediately log in to FICS using this link (sign in using your username and password): http://www.freechess.org/Login/jin/applet.php
- Type: showadmin Look for an Available admin. If there is no available administrator, try talking to a playing admin or an admin that has not idled very long.
4. After finding an administrator, type: tell username hi in the white bar at the bottom. eg. tell MessyEmy Hi From there, just keep typing: tell username <insert message here> and explain your situation, including the account name of the family member. Make sure the administrators know not to ban you or your family member.