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I'm not as young as I used to be.) "Well, that's not how I'd put it," he said, "but ..." He pointed out I could write a story called: "Why I'll never go on Chatroulette again." Then, he threw in a promise that he'd take me along the next time he got a media invite to Ted Haggard's house. I said, "Yes." I guess I have a soft spot for perverts.

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I'm not a terribly accomplished drinker, so by the time he's booted up the laptop, downloaded some recording software and signed on, I am no longer giggling nervously, I'm giggling like a half-drunken coed.

Or a grown woman behaving embarrassingly like a half-drunken coed. "Maybe I'm just a little scared about looking into the darkest corners of random strangers' sexual obsessions," I say (giggling, of course).

Some of the features appeared to be down for maintenance on Monday, but the blog Tech Crunch says the adult channels have proved to be the most popular.

Ternovskiy also writes that the site has tried to use image-recognition technology and other methods of automated analysis to flag naked offenders. N., Chatroulette will be able to flourish again as it did "before it was discovered by a strange people, who started to abuse the true freedom and democratic nature of the service," he writes. "I hope that someday our service will become a beautiful video world, an internet country with no borders and locations," he writes.

Video chat services such as Chatroulette enable random strangers to get virtually connected, but the lure of perceived anonymity and a somewhat ironic assumption of privacy has meant that it has attracted a somewhat unsavoury crowd of what a few years ago we would have called flashers or perhaps more correctly perverts.

I have tried using Chatroulette myself, and every single time have been greeted with the sight of some bloke playing with his erect penis within seconds or minutes at the longest.

Acronyms 1174’ – Party meeting place 182 – I hate you 420 – Marijuana 53X – Sex 8 – Oral sex 9 – Parent watching 99 – Parent gone ADR – Address ATTYO – Anything that turns you on Broken – Hungover from alcohol CD9 – Parents around/Code 9 CID – Acid (the drug) CU46 – See you for sex DOC – Drug of choice F2F – Face-to-face GNOC – Get naked on camera GYPO – Get your pants off IPN – I’m posting naked IWSN – I want sex now KFY – Kiss for you KOTL – Kiss on the lips KPC- Keeping parents clueless LH6 – Let’s have sex LMIRL – Let’s meet in real life MOS – Mom over shoulder NIFOC – Naked in front of computer NSFW – Not suitable for work PIR – Parent in room POS – Parent over shoulder PRON – Porn RU/18 – Are you over 18?