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.

In most cases all you have to do in Internet chats is just type out the web site address' URL, like this: With e-mail addresses the format is a bit different: mailto:full_address_here In some Internet chats you may have to employ full HTML coding to post up a web or mail link.

Again you will have to refer to any instructions that the chat has on posting links. Such a new and wonderful concept, that is until you see the person you're talking to in person! While chatting away you may come across someone who happens to have your same interests.

CHAT NOTES FOR NEWBIES Striking Up The Right Conversation The next step is how to talk to people.

Saying a nice greeting to everyone is the best way to catch someone's attention.

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!

Considering that this relationship maybe over a long distance the chances of you meeting the other person are almost next to none.

But don't let this stop you from keeping in contact of each other.

Or if you want to do the asterix technique instead in an IRC chat you can do that also.

It depends on the person's preference of doing their actions.

A lot of people out there have met their significant others through the computers and why shouldn't you?