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Postby PeterB » Wed Nov 11, 2009 6:48 pm

Nominations are hereby called for for the most annoying smiley. Here is mine;


:jumping:

followed narrowly by;

:console:
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Re: most annoying.

Postby mikenz66 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 7:15 pm

Dear Peter,

I'm so sorry that you find those smileys so annoying.

There, there... :hug:

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Re: most annoying.

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:20 pm

:broke: :juggling: :sage: :stirthepot: :woohoo: :tongue: :thinking: :anjali: :coffee: :quote: :group: :cookoo: :alien: :toilet: :jawdrop: :spy: :heart: :reading: :popcorn: :jumping: :hug: :shrug: :smile: :soap: :zzz: :clap: :bow: :toast: :console: :cry: :rolleye: :jedi: :hello: :guns: :meditate: :namaste: :thumbsup: :pig: :tantrum: :rofl: :twothumbsup: :yingyang: :D :? :shock: :o :( ;) :) :weep: :embarassed: :P :x :lol: 8-) :evil: :twisted: :roll: :!: :?: :idea: :ugeek: :geek: :mrgreen: :| :arrow: :rules: :computerproblem: :ban: :focus: :offtopic: :oops: :goodpost:
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Re: most annoying.

Postby Dan74 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:46 pm

mikenz66 wrote:Dear Peter,

I'm so sorry that you find those smileys so annoying.

There, there... :hug:

Mike


:thumbsup:
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Re: most annoying.

Postby Guy » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:56 pm

Hi Peter,

The smilies don't annoy you, your mind goes out and annoys the smilies. :meditate:

With Metta,

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Re: most annoying.

Postby BlackBird » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:04 pm

I don't know about annoying, but there certainly are a couple of incongruous ones.

Exhibit a) :guns:

Exhibit b) :rules:

Exhibit c) :ban:

Exhibit d & e) :woohoo: :jumping:

Exhibit f) :tantrum:


Anyway I'm gonna get back to the :coffee: and :reading: while I try to have a :lol: and cultivate the :heart: as a foundation for some :meditate:

:group: :hug: and :anjali: to all.

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Re: most annoying.

Postby Annapurna » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:24 pm

I only miss some! :broke:



I could get lost in this one: Image



I love my evil little fly: Image



Isn't that cute? :tongue:
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Re: most annoying.

Postby Fruitzilla » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:28 pm

:anjali:

The one with namaste on the other forums is even worse.
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Re: most annoying.

Postby Aloka » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:58 pm

These ones:

:woohoo: :jawdrop: :jumping: :guns: :jedi: :cry: :cookoo: :sage: :meditate: :tantrum: :rofl: :evil: :( :thanks: :weep: :twisted: :P :geek: :ugeek: :rules: :yingyang: :thinking: :stirthepot: :broke: :juggling: :group: :shrug: :pig: :ban:
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Re: most annoying.

Postby pink_trike » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:47 am

Most of them are one-dimensional and lack subtlety. How often do we really roll on the floor laughing? :rofl:

I miss the smiley face tipping his hat that the grey forum has.
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Re: most annoying.

Postby PeterB » Thu Nov 12, 2009 8:46 am

Guy wrote:Hi Peter,

The smilies don't annoy you, your mind goes out and annoys the smilies. :meditate:

With Metta,

Guy

Ah yes, The Yogacara Smilie Position. As found in the Bedspring Sutra of Yah Boing. 8-)
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Re: most annoying.

Postby PeterB » Thu Nov 12, 2009 8:50 am

pink_trike wrote:Most of them are one-dimensional and lack subtlety. How often do we really roll on the floor laughing? :rofl:

I miss the smiley face tipping his hat that the grey forum has.


Thats true, nothings THAT funny.
Which reminds me of the conversation between Mick Jagger and the Veteren Jazzer George Melly.
" Mick how did your face get so lined ?"
" They are laughter lines George"
" Mick... nothings that funny."
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Re: most annoying.

Postby PeterB » Thu Nov 12, 2009 9:36 am

I have decided that I am going to :spy: experiment with using smileys completely :alien: arbitrarily.
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Re: most annoying.

Postby Ben » Thu Nov 12, 2009 9:38 am

Smileys are the vermin of online communication.
Soon, all we'll be doing is grunting and posting smileys.
It makes my blood run cold thinking that perhaps some of you are already there - beyond help...
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Re: most annoying.

Postby PeterB » Thu Nov 12, 2009 9:41 am

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Re: most annoying.

Postby tiltbillings » Thu Nov 12, 2009 9:52 am

Here is what I like to do to smileys
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This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: most annoying.

Postby catmoon » Thu Nov 12, 2009 11:46 am

Smileys are not annoying. Smilies are an exploration of a new medium of communication. And as always, there are those who just don't like them consarned new fangled horseless carriages. My favorite smiley is the one that does laundry, but it is not available here. Ok nuff trolling let's see what bites. :popcorn:
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Re: most annoying.

Postby tiltbillings » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:55 pm

catmoon wrote:Smileys are not annoying. Smilies are an exploration of a new medium of communication. And as always, there are those who just don't like them consarned new fangled horseless carriages. My favorite smiley is the one that does laundry, but it is not available here. Ok nuff trolling let's see what bites.

If a person does not like smileys he or she is a Luddite? Let me quote some Shakespeare concerning that jaundiced point of view: Image ImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImage. Such eloquence.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: most annoying.

Postby Modus.Ponens » Thu Nov 12, 2009 2:07 pm

PeterB wrote:
pink_trike wrote:Most of them are one-dimensional and lack subtlety. How often do we really roll on the floor laughing? :rofl:

I miss the smiley face tipping his hat that the grey forum has.


Thats true, nothings THAT funny.
Which reminds me of the conversation between Mick Jagger and the Veteren Jazzer George Melly.
" Mick how did your face get so lined ?"
" They are laughter lines George"
" Mick... nothings that funny."

:rofl:
And the Blessed One addressed the bhikkhus, saying: "Behold now, bhikkhus, I exhort you: All compounded things are subject to vanish. Strive with earnestness!"
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Re: most annoying.

Postby Su Dongpo » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:22 pm

Ben wrote:Smileys are the vermin of online communication.
Soon, all we'll be doing is grunting and posting smileys.
It makes my blood run cold thinking that perhaps some of you are already there - beyond help...

:broke: :zzz: :soap: :toast: 8-) 8-) 8-) :coffee: :buddha2: :group: :group: :soap: :smile: :smile: :toilet: :oops: :!: :!: :mrgreen: :rules: :guns: :rolleye: :rolleye: :rolleye: :rolleye: :rolleye: :rolleye: :rolleye:

Got that?

Well,
:coffee: :alien: :heart: :hug: :hug: :hug: :shrug: :reading: :zzz: :juggling: :tantrum: :jedi: :jedi: :jedi: :meditate: :rules:

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