Stupid iChat Tricks

So did you know that there’s a way to add a…

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Well, maybe instead I should just show you:

iChat screen capture

So you see what I’m getting at: you type something in the chat window and it appears as a “chat status” sort of thing instead of a bit of text being spoken by your buddy icon. You can do this by just typing “/me” and then the text you want to broadcast. iChat will paste down your name followed by the text.

I just learned this today and I’ve been trying to figure out just what you’d really use it for. I suppose the most likely application is, you know…”stage directions.”

iChat trick - second example
This other guy knows that as soon as I come back up from the basement, we’ll settle once and for all who the true loser is.