Command in IRC
that shows the author's name followed by any text after the command. Typically used to describe an action performed by the author in the third person. When read in an online forum, it is usually meant to be humorous.
In IRC, if my name is NeSe:
/me kicks you in the balls!
* NeSe kicks you in the balls!
You are then supposed to imagine that I actually did kick you in the balls.