I have got into a kind of mindset where I generally spell everything out with words. Or at least 95% or something. However, some choose to abbreviate things and back up their comments and replies with terms such as 'lol' and 'lmao' and 'rofl' and the smileys of course. I understand the reasons behind this completely, it is all cool by me, yet somehow I don't find it particularly enticing to do myself. If something made me laugh out loud, I will usually comment by actually saying. 'That was funny' or 'My ribs are splitting' etc. Do any other users use these short internet abbreviations on a regular basis, or stick with plain English. I am not the sort of person who will moan or be a horrid scumbag towards you if you do either. I just kind of wondered. Thanks.