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.This is a list of notable and commonly used emoticons or textual portrayals of a writer's mood or facial expression in the form of icons.^ Common Emoticons and Acronyms Common Emoticons and Acronyms Emoticons Emoticons (emotional icons) are used to compensate for the inability to convey voice inflections, facial expressions, and bodily gestures in written communication.
  • Common Emoticons and Acronyms 20 September 2009 8:08 UTC www.pb.org [Source type: General]

^ What they are and what they are used for Emoticons (emotion + icon)are a way for Internet users to express the emotion behind a word , phase or sentence .
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^ More and more visitors are using symbols and acronyms to communicate even faster, so I put together a list of these emoticons to help.

.The Western use of emoticons is much different than the Eastern use, and Internet forums, such as 2channel, and Internet forums, typically, show expressions in their own ways.^ Common Emoticons and Acronyms Common Emoticons and Acronyms Emoticons Emoticons (emotional icons) are used to compensate for the inability to convey voice inflections, facial expressions, and bodily gestures in written communication.
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^ Here are some common "Emoticons" that are in use on the Internet.
  • The Unofficial Macon Home Page 20 September 2009 8:08 UTC members.primary.net [Source type: General]

^ What you just saw was an emoticon, and it serves as a way to quickly express feelings using keys on the keyboard to represent a face or emotion.
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.In recent times, graphic representations, both static and animated, have taken the place of traditional emoticons in the form of icons.^ We could add an emoticon selector to the comment form, if someone wants to take the time to do that.

^ Microsoft IME 2003 (Japanese) or later supports the use of both forms of emoticons by enabling Microsoft IME Spoken Language Dictionary.
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Contents

Western

.The emoticon in Western style is written most often from left to right.^ Traditionally, the emoticon in Western style is written from left to right, the way one reads and writes in most Western cultures.
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^ Users from East Asia popularized a style of emoticons that can be understood without turning one's head to the left.
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^ To more easily recognise them, tilt your head toward your left shoulder (or occasionally toward your right shoulder if the "top" of the emoticon is toward the right).
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.Thus, most commonly, one will see the eyes on the left, followed by the nose and mouth.^ Thus, most commonly, you'll see the eyes on the left, followed by the nose and mouth.
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^ Alternatively, the mouth/nose can be left out entirely, e.g.
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^ The following players deserve a mention: Roberto dos Santos (Merchants) has amassed the most appearances so far with 21 starts and one game as a sub.
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.Typically, a colon is used for the eyes of a face.^ Lately it has become common to omit the hyphen, whether a colon or an equal sign is used for the eyes [2] .
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^ An equal sign is often used for the eyes in place of the colon, without changing the meaning of the emoticon.
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.However, an equal sign, a number 8, and a capital letter B are also used interchangeably.^ Includes combinations of letters and numbers, symbols, and unconventional use of caps and asterisks.

^ Lately it has become common to omit the hyphen, whether a colon or an equal sign is used for the eyes [2] .
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^ An equal sign is often used for the eyes in place of the colon, without changing the meaning of the emoticon.
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Icon Meaning
:-) :) :o) :D :] :3 :c) :> =] 8) =) C: smiley or happy face[1][2][3][4], version without colon common in Russia
:-D :D XD 8D =D =3 laughing,[1][2] big grin[3][4]
:-( :( :c :< :[ =[ frown[1][2][3][4]
:-9 licking chops[1]
;-) ;) *) ;] ;D wink[1][2][3][4]
:-P :P :-p :p =p =P :-Þ :Þ :-b :b tongue sticking out, cheeky/playful, blowing a raspberry[5][1][2]
:-O :O 8O surprise, shock, nondescript[5][1][2]
:-/ :/ :\ =/ =\ :S skeptical, annoyed, undecided, uneasy[5][1][2]
@.@ @_@ confused & shocked
~_~ -_- not amused
:| =| straight face[3], disgusted, grim, no expression[1]
d:-) qB-) cap, backwards cap (incorporating elements of the "shades" emoticon)[citation needed]
:)~ Drooling[1]
:-X :X =X =x :-# :# sealed lips, embarrassed[5][1][2]
O:-) 0:3 O:) angel[1][2][3] innocent[5]
 :'( ;*( ='[ crying[5][1]
:-* :* ;* kiss
>:) >;) >:D }:-> evil[3]
B) B-) 8) 8-) shades[5]
D:< >:( D-:< >:-( :-@[1] ;( >:O >=O `_´ D< angry, mad
<3 <333 love, heart, lots of hearts
</3 broken heart
\,,/ \m/ Rock on, sign of the horns[6]
\m/\>.</\m/ Rock on, sign of the horns[6] used with an emoticon
\o/ Praise, excitement, jumping for joy
\o o/ Greeting, hello, goodbye, sieg heil
\==D~~ `;*( Salute
o/\o High five
vi:) ^i:) I'm With Stupid, Stupid's With Me
@}-;-'--- Rose[2]
\\_/ Washing clothes[2]
:3 Mustache
:$ I'm money
>: ?( Jus look @ mah nose.[2]

Eastern emoticons

.Users from East Asia popularized a style of emoticons endemic to their region.^ Users from East Asia popularized a style of emoticons that can be understood without turning one's head to the left.
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Icon Meaning
d^_^b d-_-b listening to music, thumbs up[5]
 ;A;  ;w;  ;__;  ;~;  ;m; ;n;  ;^;  ;o;  ;u;  ;x;  ;v; instances of crying
(^_^) (^-^) (^ ^) (^.^) (n_n) smiley[5]
(~_^) (^_~) ~.^ ^.~ wink[5]
(>_<) (>.<) cartman[5] Ah Crap / dammit
(>_>) (¬_¬) (v_v) (u_u) annoyed or rhetorical
(-_-) (.__.) ㅎ_ㅎ upset, not amused[5]
(^o^) singing, laughing[5]
(^3^) kiss[5]
(^_^') ^_^_^') ^^" ^^^_.^') ^^_^^; ^&^^.^;& ^^^; ^^^7 nervous, sweat-drop, embarrassed[5]
d(>w<)b double thumbs up
q(;^;)p double thumbs down
(;_;) (T_T) (T~T) (T-T) (ToT) (T^T) (Y_Y) ಥ_ಥ crying[5]
(._.) (,_,) disappointed, bitter
ಠ_ಠ σ_σ look of disapproval
[(--)]ZZzzz... sleeping[5]
(X_X) x_x dead or unconscious[5]
0.o O_o o_O o.o @_@ O_O ಠ_ಠ σ_σ [7][8] ಠ_ರೃ (*_*) Surprise or Disbelief. Not Amused. Look of Disapproval[5]
^///^ >///< >///> o///o -///- =///= Blushing, Embarrassed[5]
( °٢° ) drooling[5]
_|_ (-.-) _|_ t(>.<t) (-_-),,|,, ┌∩┐(-_-)┌∩┐ How to flip of ari[5]
#<(^.^)># waffle man[5]
Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Butterfly[5]
Smile[5]
ʘ‿ʘ Innocent face [5]
\m/*.*\m/ Rocker smiley
O?O WHAT?!? [5]
&_& Eye Roll [5]
0-0 Sweet! [5]
(^^^) SHARK [5]
(\_/) Bunny Ears
B) Evil Face~ Happy
B( Evil Face~ Unhappy
X3 Super Happy
:3 Mew! (Kitty/chibi face)
x_O Punched in the face
f(O_o)f Zombie
t(>.<t) Screw You
d[^_^]b listening to music

2channel emoticons

.The Japanese language is usually encoded using double-byte character codes, which can be reproduced as ASCII art.^ The Japanese language is usually encoded using double- byte character codes.
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^ An emoticon (pronounced ( IPA ) ) is a small piece of specialized ASCII art (usually two to five characters, always on a single line) used in text messages as informal markup to indicate emotions and attitudes that would be conveyed by body language in face-to-face communications.
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^ In the 1960s, a byte was used to store one text character, decimal digit, or special characters such as punctuation.
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Icon Meaning
m9(^Д^) Rock on, sign of the horns[6]
m(_ _)m kowtow as a sign of respect, or dogeza for apology [9]
(´・ω・`) deflated [9]
<`∀´> or <丶`∀´> stereotypical Korean character (Nidā)[9]
[ (★) ]
<丶´Д`>
stereotypical North Korean character (Kigā) [10]  
∧_∧
( ;´Д`)
stereotypical Japanese character (Monā) [10]  
∧∧
/ 中\
(  `ハ´)
stereotypical Chinese character (Sinā) [10]  
∧∧
 / 台\
 ( ^∀^)
stereotypical Taiwanese character (Wanā) [10]
∧∧
/ 越 \
( ・∀・ )
stereotypical Vietnamese character (Venā) [10]
γ~三ヽ
(三彡0ミ)
( ´∀`)
stereotypical Indian Character (Monastē) [10]
| ̄ ̄|
_☆☆☆_
( ´_⊃`)
stereotypical American character (Samū)[10]
 ┏━┓
━━━━━━
ミΘc_Θ-ミ
stereotypical Jewish character (Yudā) [10]
__
│〓.│
━━━━━
ミ ´_>`)
stereotypical English character (Jakū)[10]
____
(〓__>
ξ ・_>・)
stereotypical French character (Torirī)[10]
_、,_
ミ  _⊃)
stereotypical German character (Gerumandamu) [10]
≡≡彡
彡 ´_)` )
stereotypical Austrian character (Osutō) [10]
,,,,,,,,,,,,,
 ミ;;;,,,,,,,ミ 
( `_っ´)
stereotypical Russian character (Rosukī)[10]
_γ⌒ヽ_
lXXXXXXXXl
 ( ´m`)
stereotypical Mexican character (Amīgo) [10]
_
<(o0o)>
(>ミ - ミ )>
stereotypical Persian character (jujø) [10]
(`・ω・´) feel perky [9]
_| ̄|○ given up [9]
(`-´)> salute [9]
(´;ω;`) terribly sad [9]
ヽ(´ー`)ノ peace of mind [9]
ヽ(`Д´)ノ be irritable [9]
(#゚Д゚) angry [9]
( ´Д`) yelling, or panting [9]
( ゚Д゚) Moustache-y Face per Lynda Julie [9]
┐('~`;)┌ don't know the answer [9]
(´∀`) carefree [9]
( ´_ゝ`) indifferent [9]
Σ(゜д゜;) shocked [9]
( ゚ヮ゚) happy, upbeat [9]
キタ━━━━━━(゚∀゚)━━━━━━!!!!!   "It's here", a general expression of excitement that something has appeared or happened or "I came". [9]
キタワァ*・゜゚・*:.。..。.:*・゜(n‘∀‘)η゚・*:.。. .。.:*・゜゚・* !!!!!   Girlish version of "It's here". [9]
⊂二二二( ω)二⊃ "bu-n", being carefree and above, with arms stretched out while running/soaring. [9]
(*´Д`)ハァハァ Erotic stirring, haa haa [9]
( ´Д`)ノ(´・ω・`) ナデナデ Patting, nade nade [9]
(((( ;゚Д゚))) Spook [9]
Σ(゚Д゚) Huge surprise [9]
( ´∀`)σ)∀`) Jog someone's cheek [9]
(・∀・ )ヾ(- -;)コラコラ Blaming "now now" [9]
( ゚д゚) Amazed [9]
(´ー`)y-~~ Smoking [9]
( ^_^)o自自o(^_^ ) Toast "Cheers"[9]
m9(・∀・) Flash of intuition [9]
ヽ(´ー`)人(´∇`)人(`Д´)ノ Friendly [9]
('A`) Lonely [9]
( ´,_ゝ`) Depressed, unsatisfied (based on indifferent)[9]
(´-`).。oO( ... ) Thinking [9]
(゚Д゚;≡;゚Д゚) Impatience [9]
( ´д)ヒソ(´Д`)ヒソ(Д` ) Whispers [9]
(・∀・)つ⑩ Carrying money [9]
⊂(゚Д゚⊂⌒`つ≡≡≡(´⌒;;;≡≡≡ Sliding on belly, "whooaaa!!!" [9]
(゚д゚) Unforeseen [9]
(゚⊿゚) "I don't need it" [9]
щ(゚Д゚щ)(屮゚Д゚)屮 Come on [9]
(・∀・) Mocking, "good" [9]
(・A・) "That's bad" [9]
(゚∀゚) Discharged drug-in-brain, goofing around, "A-HYA!" [9]
( つ Д `) Sad [9]
エェェ(´д`)ェェエ Not convincing [9]
( ̄ー ̄) Simper, Snorlax [9]
( ゚∀゚)アハハ八八ノヽノヽノヽノ \ / \/ \ Evil laugh (literally ahahaHAHA...) [9]
[゚д゚] Deflagged [9]
♪┏(・o・)┛♪┗ ( ・o・) ┓♪┏ ( ) ┛♪┗ (・o・ ) ┓♪┏(・o・)┛♪ Happy expressions, dancing to the music [9]
d(*⌒▽⌒*)b Happy expression [9]
STO or OTZ or OTL Despair. The "O" or "o" represents one's head on the ground, "T" or "r" forms the torso and "S" or "z" forms the legs. [9]
OGC Rotate your head 90° counter clockwise and you'll see a Man masturbating. "O" is ones head, "G" represents his body and penis with hand, and "C" is legs [9]
(╬ ಠ益ಠ) Extreme Distaste, meant to appear as an exaggerated grimace [9]
(≧ロ≦) Shouting [9]
(ΘεΘ;) Pretending not to notice, asleep because of boredom [9]
お(^o^)や(^O^)す(^。^)みぃ(^-^)ノ゙ Kana reading "O ya su mi" meaning "Good night" or "Night" [9]
(*゚ノO゚)<オオオオォォォォォォォーーーーーイ! Calling out, "Ooooi!" [9]
\|  ̄ヘ ̄|/_______θ☆( *o*)/ Kick [9]
(‐^▽^‐)オーホッホ Chuckle
┌(;`~,)┐ Discombobulated [9]
ε=ε=ε=┌(;*´Д`)ノ Running [9]
ヽ(´▽`)/ Happy [9]
^ㅂ^ Happy [9]
(l'o'l) Shocked [9]
ヽ(o`皿′o)ノ really angry [9]
o/ o_ o/ o_ "It's here"
(☞゚ヮ゚)☞ or ☜(゚ヮ゚☜) "Do it" [9]
☜(⌒▽⌒)☞ Angel [9]
¯\(o_O)/¯, ¯\(°_o)/¯,˘\(°_o)/˘ I don't know

Graphic emoticons

References


Citable sentences

Up to date as of December 01, 2010

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