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Emoticon!

Post by Reductor » Sun Jul 18, 2010 6:53 am

Hey, you know what this joint needs? More emoticons! There are just not enough to capture the many moods of the Reductor. :tongue: I cannot think of an example just now, but the thought has occurred to me on occasion.

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by octathlon » Sun Jul 18, 2010 2:54 pm

This forum has some good ones that I haven't seen elsewhere.

I wish there was an emoticon for saying something went "over my head". I've never seen one like that anywhere.

Also, on another forum I go to, they have a "head-smack" emoticon for those "d'oh!" occasions.

:smile:

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by Vepacitta » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:30 pm

I'd like Kling-on and Spock emotocons!

What about an asura-emotocon too?

OO and a naga - this forum definately needs a naga emotocon ...

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by Ytrog » Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:39 pm

Why would it need a naga emoticon? :?
Suffering is asking from life what it can never give you.
mindfulness, bliss and beyond (page 8) wrote:Do not linger on the past. Do not keep carrying around coffins full of dead moments
If you see any unskillful speech (or other action) from me let me know, so I can learn from it.

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by mikenz66 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:53 pm

Ytrog wrote:Why would it need a naga emoticon? :?
One might want to express protectiveness:
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .irel.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by Ytrog » Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:00 pm

Ah, I didn't know this.

I only know naga (in the context of the Dhamma) from a passage in the Vinaya that says that naga's can't ordain.
Suffering is asking from life what it can never give you.
mindfulness, bliss and beyond (page 8) wrote:Do not linger on the past. Do not keep carrying around coffins full of dead moments
If you see any unskillful speech (or other action) from me let me know, so I can learn from it.

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by mikenz66 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:10 pm

Nagas are particularly revered along the Mekong river on the Thailand-Laos border...

My local Wat is a branch of Wat Nak Prok, Bangkok:
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The Buddha-Rupa I have at home is based on that Naga story and looks something like this (but less ornate...):

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by retrofuturist » Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:27 pm

Greetings,

You can come up with your own emoticon lists without us added (even) more to Dhamma Wheel itself.

For example, here's one from a site I frequent...

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It's simply an image.

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If you keep a handy collection of them in a TXT file or somewhere easily accessible, you can wheel out your own as/when required.

As for adding more, they already distract me sometimes when I'm trying to type a response and they're all jumping around and such at the edge of the screen.... and I'm actually in favour of emoticons... there are some members who are genuinely anti-emoticon. Distractions aside, they do take up an inordinate amount of room, particular if your screen has small resolution on the horizontal axis, because they wrap down.

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"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"One discerns wrong view as wrong view, and right view as right view. This is one's right view." (MN 117)

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by Ytrog » Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:31 pm

Yeah, let's go emoticon frenzy Image
Suffering is asking from life what it can never give you.
mindfulness, bliss and beyond (page 8) wrote:Do not linger on the past. Do not keep carrying around coffins full of dead moments
If you see any unskillful speech (or other action) from me let me know, so I can learn from it.

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by retrofuturist » Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:34 pm

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"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"One discerns wrong view as wrong view, and right view as right view. This is one's right view." (MN 117)

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by Ytrog » Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:35 pm

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Suffering is asking from life what it can never give you.
mindfulness, bliss and beyond (page 8) wrote:Do not linger on the past. Do not keep carrying around coffins full of dead moments
If you see any unskillful speech (or other action) from me let me know, so I can learn from it.

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by beeblebrox » Fri Oct 08, 2010 10:09 pm

Image

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Re: Emoticons are stupid

Post by tiltbillings » Fri Oct 08, 2010 10:10 pm

http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/new ... A6006899CE

Potty mouthed, but funny:
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by beeblebrox » Sat Oct 09, 2010 2:55 pm

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Re: Emoticon!

Post by Kim OHara » Sun Oct 10, 2010 2:47 am

beeblebrox wrote:Image
No fair!
:jedi:
Clever, though.
:namaste:
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