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From IRC (Internet Relay Chat) and related systems, in which this command generates a text-based action performed by a user: for example, /me dances around might produce the message John dances around.



  1. (computing, humorous) I (the person writing)
    • 2010 January 29, "David E. Wheeler" (username), "[HACKERS] Review: listagg aggregate", in pgsql.hackers, Mailing list:
      ENOTUITS! /me is already sorely over-committed

Usage notes[edit]

  • Unlike the pronoun I, this is used with the third-person form of the verb.