We offer this chat room facility for the benefit of the Sri Lankan Community, to build friendship and values of our society...We make every effort to make Kaputa a nice place for you, feel at home, CHAT NOTES FOR NEWBIES Striking Up The Right Conversation The next step is how to talk to people.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.Try not to yell, this is where you either type in all capitals or use text editing to increase the font size and bold type of your message.Saying a nice greeting to everyone is the best way to catch someone's attention.If that doesn't work usually it's best to address someone with a question.QSL Reply QSO Conversation QT Cutie ROFL Rolling On Floor Laughing ROFLAPMP ... Once again refer to any instructions a chat room has pertaining to text editing use. Only the CAPS LOCK can be used to make your text larger.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.
In IRC's you can only type in all capitals, there is no text editing.
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.