I was really hesitant about making this thread at first because I knew someone would be all up in my grills. But I no longer care.
What this is is basically a guide to tell you all you need to know about the interwebs. There is plenty of slang, emoticons etc. Plus there are also time zone issues to deal with. It is all mentioned below.
Below are many of the definitions of various words tossed around the internet, as well as a few emoticons.
Flaming: Intentionally attacking someone over the internet in an attempt to start a fight. Spam: Subject(s) that is completely off-topic. Meme: A frequently reoccurring idea over the internet.
Examples are: lolcatz, "You mad, bro?", "Problem?", Pedobear, Peanut Butter Jelly Time, and Fail / Win Troll: One who spams, often in a humorous way, to try to get people fired up.
jk: Just kidding. lol: Laugh out loud. Other variations include: lul, lolz, lulz fml: ♥♥♥♥ my life ftl: For the loss. ftw: For the win. gtg: Got to go. Another variation is g2g. nm: Not much nvm: Never mind omg: Oh my God. Omfg is another variation. rofl: Roll on the floor laughing. roflmao: Roll on the floor laughing my ass off ttyl: Talk to you later wtf: What the ♥♥♥♥
Close the spaces to produce these emoticons on ZU. Others not found on ZU will also be mentioned.
Some of these are redundent but you never know who may need these!
More to come! If I left anything out or something is wrong just vm me or pm me!