Add to these kooks the sexual deviant, or average teenage male if you will, and you have the potential for any number of perverse approaches. It is the downside of the instant and global communication that chat rooms offer.
Nowhere in "Cyber Space" is this more apparent than in chat rooms. " (as in "cyber-sex") are enough to make you want to hit the exit button and stay out of chats forever. Just when we found a way to express ourselves to everyone at once, we learn that everyone at once wants to express themselves.
Be sure to send as much information as you can about the offender, such as their current screen name (sometimes called their "handle") and any biographical information you can gain (beware, though, that much of what they say or write will most likely be a lie).
The administrators are there to play sheriff, so don't feel like you're being a nuisance.
"I get a couple of girls into a private chat," sexxy_guy told me when I pulled him to the side. What sexxxy_guy seems to be teaching us is that it's better to have a bunch of torrid, imaginary affairs than to go out into the real world and actually meet a real person, and maybe even have real sex. I've also met more than my fair share of freaks, kooks, and weirdoes.The applause of several hundred cardinals, bishops, religious, priests and faithful of Oceania resounded in Clementine Hall.Roman Curia officials were also on hand. So reads a recent daily dispatch from the offices of Zenit, a news service devoted to the dissemination of Catholic news through the medium of e-mail.If you find someone particularly offensive, though, you should do everyone a favor and report him or her to a chat administrator.Most chat sites have a method of reporting, sometimes as easy as a single button click at the bottom of the screen or a specific e-mail address for you to use.You can add your buddy to your list, see when they are online, and chat privately without interruption from the unsavory types.