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#1 2012-02-08 07:54:26

anonimnystefy
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What is this called???

what are things like cool , :facepalm: , :evilgrin: called?

i know they are a kind of smileys but not sure if they have a name of their own.


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#2 2012-02-08 08:03:19

bobbym
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Re: What is this called???

The ones I use are called emoticons.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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