Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:
No, but we're considering having fewer...
You can have as many as you want to; check out this page.
Originally posted by Subhajit Mitra:
these smilies are great!!!
Of course a post full of jumping, grinning, clapping blobs is about as close to meaningless drivel as you can get.
It could work a bit like karma. Every meaningful sentence (bad karma) could be countered with some emoticons(good karma):
Originally posted by Paul Sturrock:
Should we start requiring them in every MD post then? Try starting some discussion along the lines of "why religion X is better than Y" when you know you must work at least three dancing bananas into your argument.
I hate Vice-Deputy-Head-Representative Bob. He obviously said something bad about a camel so that he could steal vegetable oil from it. Oh, and Thor is the best god because of his funky hammer. :roll: Bob is also evil because he puts his brackets on the same line as the method declaration.
As it is, cultural differences in interpretation of our existing emoticon set is already a problem, especially this one :roll: . I have no idea what many people think this means.
Originally posted by Pradip Bhat:
What does it mean
Originally posted by Ulf Dittmer:
possibly another sign that we should limit the selection of emoticons to the most obvious ones.
[Ulf]: I certainly wouldn't have thought that represents sarcasm.
Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
That's probably a better description, though it can indicate all of these, and there's a fair amount of overlap. It certainly doesn't work with "Please help me! :roll: " or "Thank you! :roll: "