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How do the smilies work?

Discussion in 'Site Feedback & Support' started by Aritan Maia, Jun 23, 2009.

  1. Aritan Maia

    Aritan Maia

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    Why when I type : plus ) I see a smile like this :), but when I type ; plus ) I don't get this :wink2:, when I type : plus / I don't get this :thinking: and so on??????

    WHY??????????????????????????

    Intriguing... :question: (btw, not : plus ? )
     
  2. Andrew Evans

    Andrew Evans

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    the answer is in the smilies:

    :wilt::kissed::silly::arrogant::beauty::stop::shut-mouth::cyclops:
     
  3. Aritan Maia

    Aritan Maia

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    But Andrew, why is : plus ( the same as : sad : together? You see, there are shortcuts... :) (shortcutting!!!).

    Intriguing...
     
  4. Nick Deeley

    Nick Deeley

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    To do with how the smilies are coded into the forum software. Some shortcuts are recognised whereas some others aren't that you maybe used to in other forums and/or messaging systems.

    Not all smilie packages use the same shortcuts :wink2:
     
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