Unless it's a chick you like, then it's just hopeful that an lol was appropriate.
Tina: "Me and Melissa went out today to the beach. It was pretty nice out but these fat guys were checking us out and we were like 'uhh..hi?' lol
By the way, my name is not Mark.
Jim: Ha ha!
John: Hey, shut up, he wasn't expecting it!
Jim: Err.. what I meant to say was: lol that sucks
John: Oh, okay.
it was used in a number of ways.
Wishing someone good fortune when embarking on something new.
Reply to someone about to attempt something doomed to failure.
So this is your third marriage. lol
SeXyChik99: ok. Bye. lol <3
(in this case it would be lots of love)
If you are laughing, and agree with me that lol is useless, instead use one of theese:
LMFAO = Laughing My F***ing Ass Off
ROFL = Rolling On Floor Laughing
SQTM = Smirking Quietly To Myself
STM = Smiling To Myself
PMPL = Peed My Pants Laughing
GUIBS = Giggled Until I Broke Something
SFIFTL = So Funny I Forgot To Laugh
HSTF = Holy Sh*t Thats Funny
LTIC = Laughed Til I Cried
LSHIH = Laughing So Hard It Hurts
SomeRandomPerson#1: *something funny*