This kind of chat is a way to avoid buddy list chat. You might also want to notify the vandal with the appropriate warning.
Age/sex/location (commonly referred to by the shorthand A/S/L, asl or ASL) is an article of Internet slang used in instant messaging programs and in Internet chatrooms.
It is used as a question to find out the age, sex (or gender), and general location of the person one is talking to.
This concept brings up ethical questions regarding users "chang[ing their] identity, adopt[ing] new personalities and keep[ing] dreams and fantasies virtually real" in the internet world.
The chat room rules for Bipolar Disorder Chat Rooms state: "We discourage the use of age/sex/location (a/s/l).
Instant messaging is typically a one-to-one system; you can get IM software that will also allow you to add people to a conversation and talk between more than 2 people, but it's geared up for small and private rather than more public group conversations. I think it would be interesting to tell something about random chat (chat to unknown random people). i am from iran This is my first Wikipedia comment, so please forgive me if I fail on netiquette.
--.254 (talk) , (UTC) The article erroneously remarks that IRC was part of a standard UNIX build. While most IRC servers and their early clients were primarily written on and for UNIX systems, neither were included in any standard UNIX distribution. ICQ has made an option to random chat   but it's not very popular  , whereas there are some other attempts ... I noticed two apparent bugs on this page which appear to be some kind of "Graffiti" Part way down, "Smelly Poopers" appears in line with the text under one of the sections. Maybe just a glitch, but it seems unlikely to be random. No need to discuss it, just go ahead and remove the vandalism.You may wish to ask factual questions about Chat room at the Reference desk, discuss relevant Wikipedia policy at the Village pump, or ask for help at the Help desk.This article is within the scope of Wiki Project Internet, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the Internet on Wikipedia.If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.This article is within the scope of Wiki Project Internet culture, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of internet culture on Wikipedia.52% of the MOO character descriptions referenced age, sex, location, or physical appearance.