This is used whenever someones wants to represent action or that there doing something in a chat. Often - - or ( ) or substituted for it. The said action is put inside the * * like so.
CoolKid54: I'm so cool fo'realz *swooshes hair back with comb*
VampireGoth: -shoots you with a pistol-
Coolkid54: D: (dies)
its a little face....and its saying...
you just got tickets to that awesome concert and can take me?
Used at the end of an SMS, instant message, or any other kind of text-based conversation to indicate sarcasm.
Eric: Gingers have souls!**
Kyle: You're such an ass
What you type after a word when correcting a correction.
Bob: How much does your computer cost?
Joe: At lesat 600$.
Joe: Sorry about that.
Used at the end of an SMS, instant message, or any other kind of text-based conversation to indicate sex/kiss.
Chic: How are you?
Guy: nb nb, yourself?
** Is similar to *
, as it denotes a correction in online conversation, but ** means you have added the text to the last line.
Peggy: I hate you!
Peggy: Err... Sometimes.**