Using one of the standard emotes found under 'help emotes' does not
require anything before it.
Custom emotes (such as Player jumps around), would be done in the
:jumps around. (no spaces before the ':' )
To emote on chat channel, use the following syntax:
Example: 'chat ;laugh' will make you laugh on chat channel.
For a list of the set emotes, use the following syntax:
A list of adverbs can be found under help adverbs.
These can be added to the syntax for the emotes, to help liven up things.
See also: communication