Appendix 4


1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 learn/faq #32, from jdally, 1161 chars, Jul 11 11:50 95
What are smileys?

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 One of the biggest problems with text based communication is the difficulty in conveying emotions or feelings. A comment that is made tongue-in-cheek can easily be mis-interpreted as a sarcasm. A popular way of avoiding this problem is the use of smileys. A smiley is, or was originally, a group of characters which resemble a smiling face when looked on sideways. E.g. :-) A whole gamut of smileys are now in use, here are a few of them:

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 :-) Happiness
:-)) Very happy
:-( Sadness
:-(( Very sad
:-| Indecision
:-O Shocked
:-|| Anger
<:-) Stupid question ;-) Nudge-nudge, wink-wink,teasing :-P Tongue-in-cheek :'-( Crying :'''-( Floods of tears :-V Shouting :-X Kiss - also, :-* So, now you know - now get out there and remember, keep smiling :-)

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