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This command is added by EverQuest

Syntax Key
Notation Description
Text without brackets or braces Required items
<Text inside angle brackets> Placeholder for which you must supply a value
[Text inside square brackets] Optional items
Vertical bar (|) Separator for mutually exclusive items; choose one
{Text | inside | braces} Set of required items; choose one
Ellipsis () Items that can be repeated
Syntax /tell <playername> <message>
Description Send a direct, private message to another player. Alternate commands: /msg, /send


Option Description
<playername> The player's name
<message> Whatever you'd like to say


Tells across servers use a slightly different command with an ;

;tell <server>.<character> <message>


  • /tell Rumple hello how are you today?

This will ask Rumple how they are doing today.

  • ;tell Zek.Vladimir good evening vlad

This tells Vladimir good evening across servers.

See also