General Rules

  • Don't give out personal information such as your address, telephone number, work address/telephone number, or the name and location of your friends.
  • Don't agree to get together with someone you "meet" online without first checking his/her background. If you go to the meeting, be sure that it is in a public place and do not go alone.
  • Don't send a person your picture or anything else.
  • Don't respond to any messages that are mean or in any way make you feel uncomfortable. If you do you should contact the online service or monitor of the chat room.

  • Tips

  • Do say Hi when you enter the room.
  • Do read the FAQ (frequently asked questions) on the topic and general instructions of the room, this page is usually located at the entry point of any log in area to a chat room.
  • Do spend a few minutes seeing the current conversation in the room before you jump in with questions.
  • Don't use ALL CAPITAL LETTERS in a chat room. This is considered yelling and is rude.
  • Don't type gibberish in a chat room, lines of ranDom text or numbers, this merely annoys chatters, and in some rooms can get you expelled.
  • Don't use foul language in chat rooms. This is often grounds for expelling OR banning permanently from a chat room.
  • Don't disrespect other chatters. If you Do not agree with a chatter, express your opinion in a respectful manner. Always remember to treat other chatters as you would want to be treated.
  • Start a chat

    » Don't be shy - Talk to someone you don't know. (Click Start Your Chat Now)

    » Answer questions - Don't get too caught up talking about yourself.

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