Erik Bates | February 1, 2004
Ok, I have a question. Something that has been nagging at me for quite some time but could never get a straight answer from anyone about.

I noticed that Lori has been using some random looking emoticons lately. Most of them make absolutely no sense to me. I understand the basics:

:-)
:-(
;-)
=-O
etc.

But what I don't get is thing such as:

o.O';;;
>.<
X . X
T_T
^_=
(O_o)(^)
and things such as that.

If you net-savvy people could please enlighten me on what these mean, and maybe clue me in on a few more that I may commonly see so I can know what the hell people are trying to say, I would greatly appreciate it.

Lori Lancaster | February 2, 2004
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Erik Bates | February 2, 2004
My favorite was always the Homer Simpson:

~(_8-(|)

Or the 'DOH' face

~(_8-(o)

Scott Hardie | February 2, 2004
I'm guessing that ^_= is just a wink. Perhaps ^_q is for a Borg?

Jackie Mason | February 2, 2004
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Lori Lancaster | February 2, 2004
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