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#1
while :-( is : - ( and :-D is : - D and ;-) is ; - )

Any reason why some use the dash and others don't? I keep getting them wrong :oops:

Just having a light-hearted Sunday morning moan/rant :-D and was wondering if I'm the only idiot that keeps getting these wrong (without having to go into the advanced editor, obviously).

EDIT: Hehe, I had to split up the post because you're only allowed 5 images per message - learn something new every day!
[mod]#2
Universal code built into Vbulletin forums i would imagine. ;-) :) :thumbsup:
#3
they confuse me as well so I never use them.
#4
They scare me
#5
On 99% of other boards a sad face it would be :( and a laugh would be :lol but they are confusing here for some reason.
#6
The one that confuses most people is 8)

8) or 8 and then )
#7
I don't think it's universal code, as I remember admin changed something once and I had to re-learn one or two with or without a dash. I've no idea why they are they way they are.
banned#8
:lol:

Is :lol :.
#9
Iom-RF
The one that confuses most people is 8)

8) or 8 and then )


Its not so much that its confusing, but the number of times I've put something like a quickfind code or something in brackets and it ends up as (45678) is beyond a joke. If it could be changed to 8-) I'd recommend it, but its maybe not possible (or more effort than its worth to work out how).
#10
That smiley has just been edited, it is annoying when posting spec or features on certain items. SO now it should be 8 -) with no spaces 8-)
#11
Brilliant! (12345678)

Just checking, top stuff ray :-D

My previous post looks really daft now though :lol:
#12
Thanks Ray, Should make things a bit easier to read. :thumbsup:
#13
This still works

(º¿º)
#14
I get over this by just using :|

At least when I am on my computer that does not let me do the smiley posts by clicking the smiley :) or :-) whichever!

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