The more complex an emoticon gets, the less effective it is, because the image becomes diluted.
The inclusion of a happy face or another form of smiley or emoticon helps to show immediately whether a comment is meant as a joke or in a light hearted way and is a great use of netiquette.
Another anime-inspired emoticon, send this one when you hear mind-boggling news or just to make the recipient laugh.
Theme Title - More amusing than actually useful, with names like "Fractal Broccoli" or simply an emoticon "=)" the names are a reflection of the creativity of the people who posted it.
Whether you choose a quote or an emoticon, take a few seconds to type and brighten someone's day.
The easiest way to indicate anger in an emoticon is through the addition of eyebrows: >:-( or, to show something even more intense, eyes squinched shut and mouth shouting: X-O.
Another aspect of instant message smileys is the indication of other facial characteristics - for example, the comma representing the tear in the last emoticon above.
You can also add an emoticon to your message.
O:-) Prove how angelic you really are with this cute emoticon.
The easiest and quickest happy emoticon was also probably the first: ?.
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