You can use as many asterixes as you want when typing these out. From hugging an on-line friend to giving someone a cyber-beer to drink.Also you can use the abbreviations previously mentioned also.All I can say is, cheating through a computer is ridiculous, but unfortunately it happens.And like I mentioned of other stuff happening, they can also be messing around with someone not on-line and totally stabbing you in the back.It is another way of getting another chatter to talk to you, but it is considered to be rude unless you have no choice to, which is usually when no matter what you have said in the chat, everyone is still ignoring you even though you have not typed anything rude or insulting.Chat Abbreviations To cut down time on typing, many people have started using abbreviations for various actions and phrases.Usually people will keep in contact through e-mail, regular mail, and sometimes phone calls.
The format used to do it is like this: **your action here**.With IRC chats however just type in the addresses for the person to write down since IRC's are text only and you cannot go from an IRC chat room directly to the world wide web. And after talking with this person for some time you may become attracted to them and vice versa.It just might be what we call in cyberspace, cyber-love.Many of the abbreviations used in chats have pretty much become universal and a lot have become creatively humorous thanks to many regulars in those chat rooms.The following abbreviations and their meanings are some of the most commonly used out there. SETE Smiling Ear To Ear SHID Slaps Head In Disgust SO Significant Other SWAK Sealed With A Kiss SWL Screaming with Laughter SYS See You Soon TA Thanks Again TOY Thinking Of You TTFN Ta Ta For Now TTYL Talk To you Later WB Welcome Back WTH What/Who The Heck YBS You'll Be Sorry YG Young Gentleman YL Young Lady YM Young Man ttyl talk to you later ttys talk to you soon tcob taking care of business ttfn ta ta for now Another thing that was previously mentioned is your text size and appearance.