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.
Doing Actions Within The Chat Another aspect of chat rooms is doing a particular action within the chat.
The format used to do it is like this: **your action here**.
Just be careful when getting into a long distance relationship with someone, it may seem great and everything, but something just might be lurking under the surface.
If you happen to get into a relationship on-line through a chat always be friendly toward the other person, unless they happen to do something that makes you upset, use whatever means necessary to break off the relationship.
In IRC's you can only type in all capitals, there is no text editing.
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.
Usually people will keep in contact through e-mail, regular mail, and sometimes phone calls.
And if you do somehow find a way to meet, hey more power to you!