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Emotes Guide 2.0

Updated Mon, Jan 05, 2009 by Martuk




Emotes Guide 2.0

By: Martuk

Emotes provide an interactive way for players to communicate in Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO). Turbine provided a robust list of emotes when the game launched and continued to build onto them with additional emotes during their free content updates. This given LOTRO one of the best selections of character emotes around.

Emote Command
Description
/AFK or /Away
This emote indicates to others that you are away from your keyboard. This is generally what people use when they step away. To add, if you type /afk “Add message here.” You can personalize your afk message.
/Agree
This allows you to indicate that you agree with something.
/Ahem
This emote allows you to clear your throat. Ahem.
/Angry
This emote causes you to become angry. Generally a good way to express displeasure at something as your avatar waves his fist in the air with an unfriendly look.
/Assist
You decide to assist someone.
/Attack
This emote allows you to insinuate you want to attack something.
/Beckon
This emote causes you to beckon someone.
/Beg
This emote causes you to beg. This is usually the emote I get when I play music. Followed by, “Please stop.”
/Bio
This emote tells others you are taking a short break to refresh yourself. Nothing quite says I got to go like your character hopping up and down with his knees folded while clutching his groin.
/Blush
Your cheeks turn red as you blush from embarrassment.
/Bored
This emote causes you to look bored. When your bored a large yawn will let them know it.
/Bother
You pester the people around you.
/Bow
This emote causes you to bow.
/BRB
This tells others you will be right back.
/Burp
With a little gas build up, you burp loudly. How rude!!!
/Bye
You wave goodbye to everyone.
/Calm
You try to calm down those around you.
/Charge
This allows you to scream charge. Lead those troops into battle.
/Cheer
This emote causes you to cheer. Cheer your friends on as they pummel your enemies…Just don’t forget to heal them while doing it or you might get /angry.
/Clap
You clap for those around you.
/Confused
This emote causes you to appear confused. The look on the face says it all duh huh.
/Congratulate
You congratulate those around you on a job well done.
/Cough
This emote causes you to cough. This one doesn't really need me to explain it. Just cover your mouth.
/Cower
This emote causes you to cower in fear. Chicken.
/Crazy
This emote causes you to mime insanity. If you think the guy beside you is nuts, the ol screwy finger to the side of the head will let everyone else know it.
/Cry
This emote causes you to cry. Have some humility man. How are the forces of evil going to feel when faced with a crying Guardian eh?
/Curtsey
You take a curtsey bow for those around you. I didn't know we had Ballet in Middle Earth?
/Dance
This emote causes you to dance and is the first of many dance moves. I warn you some of us can’t dance.
/Dance1
This emote causes you to dance. A second dance move version. You think the first one was bad for some, wait till you see it compiled with a second.
/Dance2
This emote causes you to dance. Yep a third and for some it’s even worse.
/Dance3
This emote causes you to dance. Unless a person can dance they should not have made it past the second one. If they did take your bow and shoot them.
/Dance_dwarf
This emote is gained from the festival dances and will dance like a Dwarf.
/Dance_elf
This emote is gained from the festival dances and will dance like a Elf.
/Dance_hobbit
This emote is gained from the festival dances and will dance like a Hobbit.
/Dance_man
This emote is gained from the festival dances and will dance like a Man.
/Drink
This emote causes you to drink. Nothing tops off a battle like a refreshing drink.
/Drool
You drool a bit. Wipe your mouth man!
/Dustoff
This emote causes you to dust yourself off. After a battle brush yourself off to spite your foes.
/Eat
This emote causes you to eat. A simple emote for having a bite to eat.
/Faint
This emote causes you to faint. This ones really funny. Especially if its your tank that’s doing it. Feeling a bit light headed and a fast collapse to the ground. A tad overacted as well.
/Fidget
You glance around and fidget nervously.
/Fight
You let others know you are ready to fight something.
/Flex
This emote causes you to flex. If you have no muscles don’t. the orc will laugh at you.
/Flip
You turn a flip.
/Flirt
This emote causes you to flirt. Its really scary when no ones around the person flirting.
/Followme
This will tell others they should follow you now.
/Giggle
You giggle at those around you.
/Grumble
Aggravated by current events, you grumble at those around you.
/Handstand
This emote causes you to perform a handstand. Feeling athletic? Try a balance act on your hands. If you’re lucky the orc won’t gank you before you get down.
/Hug
You hug those around you as you offer some lovin.
/Impatient
This emote causes you to act impatient. Tired of waiting? This will let them know it.
/Innocent
You let those around you know that you are innocent. That is also usually a sign of guilt.
/Kiss
This emote causes you to kiss. You guessed it.
/Kneel
This emote causes you to kneel. Kneeling such as one does in the presence of royalty.
/Laugh
This emote causes you to laugh. Laugh at your friends or your foes just laugh.
/Liedown
This emote causes you to lie down. You can do this and lie on the ground and admire the stars.
/LOL
This emote allows you to Laugh Out Loud.
/Look
This emote causes you to look around. Glance around the area or at a person.
/Lookaround
You look around the surrounding area.
/Mock
This emote causes you to mock. Nya Nya Nya Nya NYAAAA
/Mourn
This emote causes you to mourn. Mourn the loss of a friend. Goes nice with /cry.
/Mumble
You mumble under your voice.
/Music
This allows you to play an instrument. You can also play the instrument to create your own musical sonnets.
/No
This emote causes you to indicate no. No means NO!!
/Nothing
You do nothing.
/OOP
This allows you to say the one thing you never want to here from a Minstrel during battle. Out of Power.
/Pat
You pat someone on the head.
/Pick
This emote causes you to pick a wedgy. If you can dig a wedgy out of plate or chain armor….your good.
/Point
This emote causes you to point. Let someone know which way by pointing it out.
/Poke
You poke someone near you. Hey quit it!!!
/Pose
This emote causes you to pose heroically. Some people just aren't meant to look heroic.
/Pushups
This emote causes you to do Pushups. Useful for staying in shape, well, not really, but the Captain of my Kinship likes to make us do them anyway.
/Ready
You let those around you know that you are ready.
/Rest
You ask those around you to stop and rest. Being an anchor are we?
/Roar
This emote causes you to roar. Roar at your enemies with a vicious cry.
/Rude
This emote causes you to make a rude gesture. Tell that orc where he can stick the white hand.
/Sad
This emote causes you to become sad. A lot of folks with emotional disorders in Middle Earth.
/Salute
This emote causes you to salute. A popular emote as it allows you to salute in a military manner.
/Scold
This emote causes you to scold. Let’s you tell someone they have been bad.
/Scratch
This emote causes you to scratch yourself. If it itches, scratch it.
/Shakefist
This emote causes you to shake your fist. Another angry emote for expressing displeasure with someone.
/Shiver
You shiver at something.
/Shrug
This emote causes you to shrug. Another way of saying, “I don’t know.”
/Sigh
This emote causes you to sigh. Sigh in relief, disappointment or whatever the occasion.
/Sit
This emote causes you to sit. This will also allow you to sit in a chair if you stand with your back to the seat.
/Slap
You slap someone across the cheek. Be ready to duck or they may slap you with a club.
/Smackhead
This emote causes you to smack yourself. Simply put, ”DOH!!”
/Smoke
This emote causes you to smoke. Breaks out the pipe and smokes some Pipe-Weed. South Farthing for the win.
/Smoke1
This emote causes you to choke on your pipe smoke.
/Sorry
You apologize to those around you. This is also good to do after a slap. It might avoid the club.
/Stare
You give someone a good long stare.
/Story
You tell those around you a story. Probably all lies, but a good emote none the less.
/Stretch
You stretch so that others know you are ready.
/Surrender
This emote causes you to surrender. So you guys know. Its kind of hard to engage the enemy when your both running in the same direction.
/Sweat
You start sweating a little. Nervous are we?
/Talk
This emote allows you to appear to be having a conversation.
/Tantrum
This emote causes you to throw a tantrum. Your character throws a childish, fiery fit, even resorting to stomping his feet.
/Tear
A single tear rolls down your cheek.
/Thank
This emote causes you to thank someone. Be polite and thank those around you or an individual.
/Think
You ponder what’s next.
/Wait
You ask those around you to wait a moment. Still being an anchor eh?
/Wave
This emote causes you to wave.
/Whistle
You whistle at someone.
/Wince
You take one look at something and wince.
/Wink
You give someone a friendly wink.
/Yawn
The day has taken its toll on you as you Yawn loudly.
/Yes
This emote causes you to indicate yes.

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