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What are these supposed to be:


:nonvegan:

Etc....
 

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Could you elaborate? I don't understand the question about the smileys.
 

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I see a colon then a word or phrase then another colon.

So... : word/phrase :

Am I missing what should be little faces?
 

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Yeah. There are a bunch of smiley codes involving a word in between colons. Is your browser blocking them or something?
 

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reminds me of the time they had just gotten smileys/emoticons on MSN messenger and I didn' thave the latest version so all I kept seeing was (sun) ...and I was getting really frustrated until someone explained it to me. Turns out it was a smiley face with sunglasses on
 

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Originally Posted by RabbitLuvr View Post

This. Seeing just the code when I'm mobile has helped me to learn to type a lot of the smileys instead of having to bring up the smiley menu and hunt for the one I want to use. Of course, now that I know the codes, I find myself typing them in places like Facebook, where they don't translate into smileys. But my VB friends over there know what I mean.
I've almost done this a lot too! Especially when I see a picture of food or something, I post : drool : and then I remember I'm not on VB and have to delete it
 

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Originally Posted by RabbitLuvr View Post

This. Seeing just the code when I'm mobile has helped me to learn to type a lot of the smileys instead of having to bring up the smiley menu and hunt for the one I want to use. Of course, now that I know the codes, I find myself typing them in places like Facebook, where they don't translate into smileys. But my VB friends over there know what I mean.
i have a bunch of people from another forum on my fb and we've actually had a full conversation in smiley codes on someone's status
 

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Originally Posted by RabbitLuvr View Post

This. Seeing just the code when I'm mobile has helped me to learn to type a lot of the smileys instead of having to bring up the smiley menu and hunt for the one I want to use. Of course, now that I know the codes, I find myself typing them in places like Facebook, where they don't translate into smileys. But my VB friends over there know what I mean.
I do that all the time! I'll type it in on some website and then realize I'm not on VB and no one will understand. The one I find myself typing the most is:


 
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