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#26 2006-01-12 23:16:42

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Re: Emoticons - Smilie Expressions

I guess the new function makes a lot of people excited in this forum. Making a pop-up window for the smilies is quite a good idea.


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#27 2006-01-13 08:18:43

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I think put them on the side

 

#28 2006-01-13 16:25:29

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As it turns out, it seems better to put them below - gives a nice wide area to type in, and they are not very distracting lower down.

Fun and professional, all in one!

The most distracting one is mr roflol roflol - get rid of him?


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#29 2006-01-14 00:36:35

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I think we need to change the mr roflol from that to another one mr roflol not so distracting, if you can find one.


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#30 2006-01-14 10:37:23

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I don't think you should get rid of this roflol

 

#31 2006-01-14 12:01:08

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We don't exactly have to get rid of Mr ROFLOL... roflol

Instead: http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/5682/roflols5nn.gif

And in some styles, especially light coloured ones, Mr Swear's speech bubble is hard to see, so a possible addition:

http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/4507/swearb2gr.gif swear

Except now it won't show up in the darker styles.

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#32 2006-01-14 12:02:35

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I like the new Improvement comments JL

 

#33 2006-01-14 20:27:53

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That's good, justlookingforthemoment. I like it.


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#34 2006-01-15 06:27:07

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Aaaarrrrggghhh! Smilies...dancing....must...restrain...fist of death...

::deep breaths::

Ok. How hard would it be to add a profile option to turn off the display of the smilies below the post box? Well, maybe pretty hard, since you'd probably have to add a database field and all the headaches that entails. Maybe I can get used to them, but...but...D'oh!


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#35 2006-01-15 06:29:28

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Hey, and jU, could I ask you a favor? Would you mind changing your signature to use the url= tag to reduce your signature link to something like this: Visit jU's Pet

Here's the code:

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[url=::snip::=.png]Visit jU's Pet[/url]

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#36 2006-01-15 09:34:29

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Oh ... I was worried some people may find them a bit much.

The idea was to be able to communicate feelings a bit better ... many times I have seen people misunderstand other's intentions.

Can I get the views of other members on this? Any other ideas?


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#37 2006-01-15 10:09:25

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I like the way the smilies are

 

#38 2006-01-15 11:32:17

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MathsIsFun wrote:

Can I get the views of other members on this? Any other ideas?

Maybe smilies could be disabled in some forums? If it is possible.

 

#39 2006-01-15 11:56:34

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Or maybe restrict it to one smilie per post. If it's possible. smile
That way, there'd be less spam and it wouldn't eat up as much bandwidth.


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#40 2006-01-15 12:06:34

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Yes, that's a good idea. Maybe there is some way of having a smilie 'counter' and it just rejects the post if there is more than one. Or we could put a censor somehow and change the smilie into 'math'. smile

 

#41 2006-01-15 13:17:03

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There actually is an option to turn of display of smilies in posts. It's there for people like me, who despise animated smilies...


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#42 2006-01-15 16:44:54

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Why of course!

Smilies can be turned off in profile ... but that doesn't stop them appearing below the "post a reply" box

... but I could try to do that too (only for people who turn smiley display off).

Good idea?


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#43 2006-01-15 21:54:02

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ryos wrote:

There actually is an option to turn of display of smilies in posts. It's there for people like me, who despise animated smilies...

Yes, but wouldn't you then get stuff like :rolleyes:wave:dunno:eek:tongue:up:shame:sleep:P:swear:/:):kiss:up:wave:dunno...etc.?

I'd find that equally annoying.


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#44 2006-01-16 16:29:06

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I think to leave them for a little while and then

 

#45 2006-01-18 01:21:33

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I like the limited smilies per post idea. It could help to stop people from using the smilies to spam the forums. The idea could be taken. smile


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#46 2006-01-18 18:47:01

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What would be an appropriate limit? One or two smilies?

 

#47 2006-01-18 21:47:25

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One for me. I don't use too much smilies in one post.

One question to ask, why do you people hate animated smilies so much?


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#48 2006-01-18 22:11:49

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I don't mind them normally, just found it a bit distracting to see lots of them when I was composing a reply.


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#49 2006-01-18 22:56:54

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Like an eye distraction?


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#50 2006-01-20 10:19:18

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I THINK TO SMILIES PER POST NOW THAT WOULD SCARE PEOPLE LIKE TIGER AND REBEL (65)

sorry but I have to say HELLO

 

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