What is //?
The symbol "//" is used mostly in roleplaying forums to denote "slash," or roleplays containing male/male or female/female romantic pairings. In contrast, "straight" romantic roleplays are often denoted with two upright lines (||). The use of "//" was popularized on the
common roleplaying board titles, particularly on
Means "BoyxBoy" or "GirlxGirl" in usual RPGs. Very cute usually, but they do grow on you.
Steven and Alden like playing around in Steven's bed after hours. // Kind of playing.
The two slash marks // when used in texting,short communications like Twitter, Facebook updates, and pictures represents
Goodnight JJ. //
// you babe.
// so much.
//, used in front of a statement containing sarcasm in email/IM/message boards, because it's hard to convey sarcasm without face-to-face contact or smilies.
First coined on
AIM kiddie: "DOOD, I TTLY LURVE TEH HOFF!!!111eleventy"
Jaded designer type: "//Yeah, i can't get enough of that hackneyed internet obsession either."
Symbol standing for parallel.
The roads are // to each other.