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Emoticons / Smilies

Postby Conker » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 2:00 pm

Does anyone else hate :shock: these smilie things?! I notice some people comunicate soley by using them. It drives me mad!

Not a big issue in the great scheme of things though! :boxing:

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Postby madwolfie » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 2:17 pm

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Postby Scorpion » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 2:18 pm

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Postby Em Eye » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 2:28 pm

I agree! But my biggest peeve is when people copy several quotes or whole quotes. What happened to just quoting the imported parts???? Why do I need to re-read several posts?

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Postby k1w1 » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 2:31 pm

Hmm, great minds think alike.

I was thinking about starting thread on the weird usage of the smilies. I've seen posts where people will say something like: Hey, who wants to meet up? or something like that, and then go :P . Hmm, now that means "I'm taking the piss", right? So the whole meaning changes. Very weird.

Or maybe: I'm looking for a maid, can anyone recommend one? :roll: (So what's that? My housework really sucks and I hate the fact that I am looking for someone to do it?)

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Postby Shilo2010 » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 3:31 pm

I guess its like abbreviated text like “lol”

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Re: Emoticons / Smilies

Postby Vaucluse » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 3:56 pm

Conker wrote:Does anyone else hate :shock: these smilie things?! I notice some people comunicate soley by using them. It drives me mad!

Not a big issue in the great scheme of things though! :boxing:



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Re: Emoticons / Smilies

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 5:16 pm

Vaucluse wrote:
Conker wrote:Does anyone else hate :shock: these smilie things?! I notice some people comunicate soley by using them. It drives me mad!

Not a big issue in the great scheme of things though! :boxing:



:shit:


:oops!: whole post quoted, lots of smilies too. but as Vaucluse says......... :shit: :oops!: :-#

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Postby Saint » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 5:18 pm

Totally agree with Shilo on this one, they are the only way a poster can express the way/mood of a post

E.g. if I was to say

"Vaucluse you can't be serious you ugly mug"

I'd probably get a rather rude reply and a slap!

But

"Vaucluse you can't be serious you ugly mug :P :lol: "

It's completely different, well I hope Mr V would :lol:

Maybe instead of smilies we should now say

"Vaucluse you can't be serious you ugly mug" Saint said laughing out loud while poking his tongue out.

p.s "Mr V I apologies for using you as an example" Saint said looking apologetically

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Postby Vaucluse » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 5:53 pm

Saint wrote:Totally agree with Shilo on this one, they are the only way a poster can express the way/mood of a post

E.g. if I was to say

"Vaucluse you can't be serious you ugly mug"

I'd probably get a rather rude reply and a slap!

But

"Vaucluse you can't be serious you ugly mug :P :lol: "

It's completely different, well I hope Mr V would :lol:

Maybe instead of smilies we should now say

"Vaucluse you can't be serious you ugly mug" Saint said laughing out loud while poking his tongue out.

p.s "Mr V I apologies for using you as an example" Saint said looking apologetically



Mr Saint can also use someone else as an example!!! First Value Suc and now this!!! :mad: Hehe :wink:

(says Vaucluse, using both lots of quotes and emoticons)

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As for SMS:
whole post quoted, lots of smilies too. but as Vaucluse says......... :shit: :oops!: :-#



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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 5:57 pm

I think that the same rule should apply for commas and exclamation points -- less is more. There are times when an emoticon is the only way to put the fine tuning on your message.

Hey Vaucluse :tongue:

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Postby Bremen » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 6:30 pm

:shooting: :boxing: :delete: :shit:


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Postby Saint » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 7:10 pm

Vaucluse wrote:

Mr Saint can also use someone else as an example!!! First Value Suc and now this!!! :mad: Hehe :wink:

(says Vaucluse, using both lots of quotes and emoticons)



I know you can take it on either of your chins




























:P :P :lol:

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Postby Vaucluse » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 7:58 pm

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:I think that the same rule should apply for commas and exclamation points -- less is more. There are times when an emoticon is the only way to put the fine tuning on your message.

Hey Vaucluse :tongue:


[-o< May your sins be forgiven . . .











Saint - may yours not! :-({|= Do you like horse heads, by any chance? (Multiple chins, indeed!)
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Postby Saint » Tue, 22 Nov 2005 8:14 pm

Vaucluse wrote:Saint - may yours not! :-({|= Do you like horse heads, by any chance? (Multiple chins, indeed!)


That's no way to talk about Mrs S :mad: At least meet her first :lol:


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