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Author Topic: reverse smilie (:  (Read 2400 times)

bit

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reverse smilie (:
« on: July 03, 2015, 12:47:00 AM »
I saw somewhere where someone was using reverse smilies, like this:  (:
-instead of this:  :)
Later on, someone told me yes it's a real smilie emoticon but only Unix users use it.

« Last Edit: July 03, 2015, 01:48:10 AM by bit »

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Re: reverse smilie (:
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2015, 02:01:58 AM »
It makes more sense in RTL langauges than in LTR languages. :)

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Re: reverse smilie (:
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2015, 04:09:56 AM »
It makes more sense in RTL langauges than in LTR languages. :)
I think it also makes great counter-culture. (:
And I'm finding a lot of web sites & apps that automatically transform the colon + right parenthesis into a yellow emoticon, which don't know what to do with (: and leave it in its original form, which is kind of cool (to me).

A search for (: at both DuckDuckGo and Google turns up 'no results'.
This means I've learned how to 'drop out' with a smile. (:
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Re: reverse smilie (:
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2015, 10:13:33 AM »
I think it also makes great counter-culture. (:
[...]
A search for (: at both DuckDuckGo and Google turns up 'no results'.
This means I've learned how to 'drop out' with a smile. (:

I've noticed deozaan has been doing that for a while, let's see ...

(c:

his one is an extra happy drop out  :D

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Re: reverse smilie (:
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2015, 07:29:56 PM »
^beautiful! (: heehee.^^ luv it.

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Re: reverse smilie (:
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2015, 07:37:05 PM »
And I'm finding a lot of web sites & apps that automatically transform the colon + right parenthesis into a yellow emoticon, which don't know what to do with (: and leave it in its original form, which is kind of cool (to me).

Heh I also purposely add a space which also stays put, so I can toggle if I wanna go all-yellow or not.

( :

The reverse Birdy is harder to type than the original one I invented you can do with a slide of a finger.

Reverse
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Re: reverse smilie (:
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2015, 08:45:29 PM »
It makes more sense in RTL langauges than in LTR languages. :)

Or people from the Antipodes (:

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Re: reverse smilie (:
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2015, 08:50:48 PM »
life is weird.

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Re: reverse smilie (:
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2015, 04:05:22 PM »
so when not remembering the right order, granny and me now have a fifty percent chance of ending up being cool and all modern?!


not really!  (|:

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Re: reverse smilie (:
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2015, 04:16:51 PM »
so when not remembering the right order, granny and me now have a fifty percent chance of ending up being cool and all modern?!

Heh, maybe a thread about typographic shortcuts is the place to put this!

I now talk/write in "chess annotation". Double punctuation will never be the same again!

?! roughly means "pessimistic"
!? roughly means "hopeful and interesting"

So you're pessimistic about being all cool and hip by accident?!
Awww.
(Always put exactly three W's and a period in Awww. That way a very few chat programs/modules wonder if it's a weblink in the making and highlight it differently!)

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Re: reverse smilie (:
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2015, 06:14:30 PM »
smilie reverse 2.jpg
Okay, this is someone using a reverse smilie. (:
« Last Edit: July 09, 2015, 06:27:02 PM by bit »