Context and Chat Slang

The biggest problem with any text chat is how people will read or miss read what is being said.  Just the other day, the chat was a bit heated with drama.  (Drama, that’s another blog lol).  I posted my favorite phrase in the chat that I use as sarcasm all the time “Good Times!”.   They read it as if I were attacking them directly.

The main thing missing when typing in chat rooms is emotion.  Without emotion people sometimes don’t understand the context at what things are being said.   To get your emotions across we have emoticons or smileys.  Using these, we can relay emotion so people understand what you mean by what you have said most of the time.

Examples:  Happy :)     Shock :O     Sad :(     Angry >(

Here are some examples of emoticons:

Another interesting topic is shortcuts or chat slang.  This comes in handy to save having to type a whole phrase or sentence and is limited to a few characters. You may have seen some being used in chat like brb, lol, rotfl these mean the following:

brb = be right back
lol = laughing out loud
rotfl = rolling on the floor laughing

you can learn more about chat slang at:

If you have questions while in chat about a slang, don’t be shy to ask what it means :)

If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it:
  • marketing forums

    I love your website! did you create this yourself or did you outsource it? Im looking for a blog design thats similar so thats the only reason I’m asking. Either way keep up the nice work I was impressed :)

  • Mabelle Yono

    Just had to take the two seconds to post a thank you. Read through through your website and really liked the content, bookmarked and I plan on returning soon!

  • Kendrick Resper

    Hi, I do not usually publish feedback on blogs, as I wish to read only. But I discover the article that you have written earlier has very insightful info, and I find it very informational. Anyway, I am wondering whether or not you are open for link exchange, as I hope that we can agree on a mutual hyperlink trade agreement. Hope to listen to a positive reply from you, and have an amazing day!

  • Collin Vandon

    Awesome Website here, noticed you were using wordpress right? Is it painless to keep your site organized like you do? Book marked and will be coming back!

  • Eric Andrews

    Are you asking me, the owner of about the link exchange or are you talking to the person who wrote this wonderful article? If you are interested in some sort of advertising or link exchange please contact me.

  • Eric Andrews

    Yup, easy and painless with WordPress. Setting it up for the first time can be difficult. Once you get the theme customized and intact, and get all the database stuff figured out Your good to go!

  • Cheapoair promo

    i have enjoyed reading thank for sharing your story Greeting.

  • hot live webcams

    Hei, I like this blog, many good information, I want to subscribe it, can anyone help me?

  • best online travel site

    I just don’t understand the last two paragraphes, can anybody help?

  • sadeHarcarp

    Your blog is so informative … keep up the good work!!!!

  • Link Building

    Keep focusing on your blog. I love how we can all express our feelings. This is an extremely nice blog here :)

  • Evangeline Schluneger

    Wonderful This really is one of the most informative blogs I’ve ever come across on this subject.

  • web hosting

    Great info. Now you can visit Web Hosting – Best web hosting directory.

  • autism symptoms

    If you could e-mail me with a few suggestions on just how you made your blog look this excellent, I would be grateful.

  • Jayne

    Thank you for sharing!

  • lose weight fast

    What the f**k! Are they crazy?

  • Buy Links

    I love the expression. Everyone needs to express there own opinion and feel free to hear others. Keep it up :)

  • dental hygienist

    Superb blog post, I have book marked this internet site so ideally I’ll see much more on this subject in the foreseeable future!

  • Mavis

    Thanks for gathering this collection. This is my favorite kind of post. Gotta stay on the cutting edge!

  • Buy Backlinks

    I agree with your thoughts here and I really love your blog! I’ve bookmarked it so that I can come back & read more in the future.

  • Donald Sayavong

    Hey there! I have to say I rather enjoy Your blog, it makes for an interesting Read! I hope to see more blog posts from you soon! Thanks!

  • Vera Wang Bridesmaid Dresses

    Hi could I personally use a few of the insight found in this web site basically give a link back to your site?

    • Eric Andrews

      Yes for sure. Just be sure to give the TechZany Network and our writers a little credit. :)

  • compare web hosting

    Hi there! Is it OK that I go a bit off topic? I’m trying to view your website on my iPhone but it doesn’t display properly, do you have any suggestions? Cheers! Blaine