If that doesn't work usually it's best to address someone with a question.For example, to ask someone a question you may want to use this format to do it and to talk to others the same way: Person's name: Your question Most of the time you will get someone's attention this way.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.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.
In IRC's you can only type in all capitals, there is no text editing.For a much bigger list the WBS Chat Book has a whole list compiled from various users from all over including various smileys!! If you choose you can use text editing to increase the size of your text to catch someone's attention.This is most of the list from that place: AFAIK As Far As I Know AFK Away From Keyboard ASAP As Soon As Possible BBL Be Back Later BBN Bye Bye Now BBS Be Back Soon BEG Big Evil Grin BF Boy Friend BRB Be Right Back BTW By The Way BWL Bursting With Laughter C&G Chuckle and Grin CID Crying In Disgrace CNP... This can make your messages in bold, italics, or color.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.Just keep in mind however that things can happen in a chat just as they do outside. Just as the name implies, cheating can happen on a computer just as in real life.