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interpretation

likeshine

12 August 2014 at 16:51:31 MDT

I hate :P

I hate it, because (in certain situations) I visualize the person on the other end just sneering with their tongue out.

YES I KNOW IT'S DUMB but we all have our pet peeves, right?

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    I hate emoticons in general...

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    Emoticons mean different things for different people!

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    I frequently used that smiley as an indication that I am being a smart ass or am not being serious.

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      I think that's the general usage, that's how I use it too. I dunno how it started, I don't even visualize it as having a tongue out.

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        People have been using it for as long as I can remember. Back in the ICQ days, people were using it...so I am not sure how it got started either

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        well, it started as an emoticon for sticking your tongue out!

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    :P

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    This. Holy shit, exactly this.

    No matter how many times someone explains that they meant nothing malicious by it, the feeling it evokes is instant and bitter.

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    Surprisingly you're not the first person to say that you feel insulted when people put down ":P"

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      whew ;_;

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        Though, I'm glad you're not going to block me for doing that. The last person I chatted with blocked me for using ":P" too much. Saying I insulted her too much. shrugs

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          i have asked patrons of mine directly to please stop using that :/ luckily they understood and weren't mad.

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    I have never had a good experience with colon-p . I certainly would not interpret an actual person tossing their tongue out their mouth sideways as a good sign. In fact I would prefer not to see tongues at all!

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    heh, my friend who uses this ALL the time got me used to it... though I prefer a playful wink ;) though while we're at it, why make the emotes sideways when you can do this ~_^

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      i do like the wink much better!!

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    i only use emoticons if my conversation partner is using them to adapt to his style of typing. but by default, i don't use emoticons at all

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    Oh man, I feel the same way about :p. It feels oddly condescending. I've tried using it a couple times to warm myself up to the idea but I always end up like, "I'M SUCH AN ASSHOLE"

    thank you for this helpful infographic

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      gosh, i'm just happy to know it isn't just me ;_; i know it's a silly thing to dislike, but i can't help it!

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    I've always had this problem with :P.

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    :P I understand that with. Though strangely :b doesn't feel the same to me? I have no idea. I'll admit to using :b , usually to try and show i'm being tongue in cheek about something due to sarcasm not communicating well over text.