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View Poll Results: Please choose the word that expresses your thoughts on emoticons best.
Love 20 55.56%
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Old January 21 2013, 06:30 PM   #1
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Emoticons.

We've all got 'em, some use 'em, and some even collect 'em...

In this thread I suggest to those of us who collect emoticons that we can share them with each other.



P.S.: Please only post emoticons that look good on any background colour...
This: rather than this:

And, please, none of that white fluff left over from a bad removal of a white background.
Like this:


Do feel free to post unfinished projects of you own, like this one of mine:


And anything you might have found since we last had one of these threads.

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Old January 21 2013, 08:32 PM   #2
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Re: Emoticons.

Oh, you're gonna regret starting this thread.













I have more, if you guys want.
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Old January 21 2013, 08:43 PM   #3
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Oh, you're gonna regret starting this thread.

I've long thought the BBS needed an Andorian version of this.
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Old January 21 2013, 08:43 PM   #4
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Hope this works:

oh well i'll try from home
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Old January 21 2013, 08:46 PM   #5
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Old January 21 2013, 09:16 PM   #6
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Re: Emoticons.

Oooh, that's a great dancing banana - and I like the stormy one and the cake-eater.
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Oh, you're gonna regret starting this thread.
Oh

I have more, if you guys want.
Bring it on!


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Old January 21 2013, 09:28 PM   #7
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Re: Emoticons.

Where do you get all of those from?!
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Old January 21 2013, 09:35 PM   #8
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Re: Emoticons.

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Where do you get all of those from?!
Around the net, threads like this one, tweaking something that exists to make a point of your own, make them from scratch... the possibilities are endless!

This, for instance,



Is something I found somewhere and then made into a MIB-flasher emoticon.
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Old January 21 2013, 09:44 PM   #9
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Old January 21 2013, 09:47 PM   #10
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Yes there is:



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Old January 21 2013, 10:05 PM   #11
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Re: Emoticons.

CorporalClegg wrote: View Post
Robert Maxwell wrote: View Post
Oh, you're gonna regret starting this thread.

I've long thought the BBS needed an Andorian version of this.
His hands have been glued to the window and he can't get them off!!!


Overall I like them, but there are a few that annoy me. I particularly hate when it is used in response to another person's post (as opposed to a ridiculous news headline or something). It is just rude and childish.

It is simple, but I really like
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Old January 21 2013, 10:10 PM   #12
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It is simple, but I really like
Ah, but the 'big grin' is a whole family of emoticons...







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Old January 21 2013, 10:28 PM   #13
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Hmm, I have no idea how to make these things
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Old January 21 2013, 10:31 PM   #14
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Re: Emoticons.

^tweaking them is just (very) small scale photomanipulation -use PS or The Gimp or whatever you have.

Or you can draw them in whichever app you have to draw in.
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Old January 21 2013, 10:34 PM   #15
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Not sure if you'd really call this an emoticon, but it certainly works for some situations:
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