Also, they make for an exceptionally excellent greeting, upon entering a chat room. By judging the reactions to "Big spicy manhugs for all!", you can often sort out those who are worthy of friendship, and those who are worthy of a good thorough taunting.
On a side note.. the ladies are quite fond of my big spicy manhug.
The Legendary Wordsmith Eric: "No, I'm afraid that I am not a (term for a rabid fan of said musical group), nor am I at all fond of (ICP/Korn/Limp Bizkit/Good Charlotte/Eminem/etc.)."
An Angry Child: 'wtf ur so gay ima kill u wit my hatchet u fag0rt!'
TLWE: "You, my friend, appear to have some anger-management issues. Perhaps you did not receieve enough love and attention, as a child.. perhaps you were sexually assaulted by a clown, and feel the need to lash out at strangers as an expression of your eternal shame. Either way, I think you deserve a hug."
An Angry Child: 'no dont u touch me u fuckin fagort!'
TWLE: "...A big spicy manhug."
An Angry Child: 'omg now i have caught teh gay!', at which point his feeble mind exploded under the perceived assault against his already-weakened state of sexual security.
Alas, this conversation isn't that much of an exaggeration, nor is it a rare occurrance.