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Some more emoticons?

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by Diogo Ribeiro, Mar 2, 2004.

  1. Diogo Ribeiro Erudite

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    What is the chance of getting some more emoticons? Something like these:

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  2. Azael Magister

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    I find emoticons rather annoyind and superfluos myself :wink: :cool: :P :twisted:
     
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  3. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    I could see the 3rd one being used for sarcastic posts. :lol:
     
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  4. Diogo Ribeiro Erudite

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    Or something like this, too.

    [​IMG]
     
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  5. Jed Cipher

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    I say do away with the :roll: emoticon, and then Volourn's ability to communicate will be crippled forever! Muhahahah!
     
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  6. Elwro Arcane

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    RP, you once posted a great image of a raving party made from emoticons. That was fantastic!
     
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  7. Diogo Ribeiro Erudite

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    Yeah it was this one:

    [​IMG]


    :D
     
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  8. Psilon Erudite

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    Nah. Next thing you know, we'll have the return of DAC's Goatse emoticon.

    Personally, I think the ones we have are too numerous.
     
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  9. Transcendent One Liturgist

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    Emoticons are wonderful. They allow you to describe something without thinking of how to say it in words. Yes, more emoticons, definitely.
     
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  10. Otaku_Hanzo Erudite

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    I just want one like the first one RP mentioned and a barf one. I'd be mucho happy at that point. :cool:
     
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  11. Psilon Erudite

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    Yes, those verbal communications skills are vastly overrated, after all. (Actually, there's a pretty obvious positive correlation between emoticon use and bad English.)

    Besides, how frequently do people actually describe with emoticons? Seriously, almost all emoticon posts fall into two categories:
    1. Zero-content posts. ("LOL :D", or attaching :roll: to everything.)
    2. Sarcasm/irony indicators. (Azael's reply exemplifies both this category and the misspelling correlation.)
     
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  12. Transcendent One Liturgist

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    Exactly. It's those zero content posts that I have trouble putting into words.

    And barf emoticon, wow, haven't thought of that, but certainly that would be most useful.
     
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  13. Azael Magister

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    As much as I'd want to, those misspellings weren't intentional. So, do I get to use the non-native language card?
     
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  14. Spazmo Erudite

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    If it was up to me, we'd have no emoticons at all. Smilies are a crutch for stupid people who can't figure out how to say something without them. If you can't say it with proper words, don't say it at all.
     
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  15. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    We can just get rid of all them and go old skool style ; ) to show that we are keeping it real :lol:
     
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  16. Diogo Ribeiro Erudite

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    So basically you're saying people that use smilies are stupid?
     
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  17. Spazmo Erudite

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    Yeah. You're all morons.
     
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  18. Diogo Ribeiro Erudite

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    I'm glad we're all in the same moron bag. Welcome aboard, Spaz. Good to have you here :wink:
     
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  19. Psilon Erudite

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    Ahh, category two, I see. I'm not going to claim total purity on the emoticon front (though I'm pretty close), but I agree that they're a crutch for the mentally lazy. It's like complaining that proofreading one's posts takes too long, so the rest of us have to suffer the irregular spacing and constant typos.
     
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  20. jvn3t Novice

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    But if we get more emoticons, can we still keep our dental plan?

    I say fuck 'em. They've never done anything for me.
     
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  21. dipdipdip Liturgist

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    Ha. I had the same thought.
     
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  22. Sol Invictus Erudite

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    I'll go rip off some of DAC's emoticons.

    Say, where did you get the third one? I'm looking for the set of emoticons that looks just like the ones on PHPBB. Same theme, I mean. I can't fucking find it anywhere!
     
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  23. EEVIAC Erudite

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    Great idea! Can we start using cool words like shiznat as well?!?

    (Let me try that again.)

    I second Spazmo's motion to get rid of all smileys. I'd also like a filter than bans the word "lol."
     
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  24. Diogo Ribeiro Erudite

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    Getting rid of smileys isn't exactly going to stop people from using things like:

    >_>
    o_O
    ;^)
    XD
    :^p
     
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  25. I could make one if you want. I don't know if your forum code supports that...
     
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