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Newmoticons: Fresh new emoticons for happy internet people.
posted by The Whelk (80 comments total) 24 users marked this as a favorite

 
•ºᐤ૪:ⓝⓞ:૪ᐤº•
posted by Inspector.Gadget at 3:52 PM on November 14, 2009


€•_•
posted by Potomac Avenue at 3:52 PM on November 14, 2009


[-_*]
posted by Potomac Avenue at 3:54 PM on November 14, 2009


:P
posted by HeroZero at 3:54 PM on November 14, 2009 [1 favorite]


=}
posted by Potomac Avenue at 3:55 PM on November 14, 2009


{* + *}
posted by The Whelk at 3:59 PM on November 14, 2009


∫०ु•∫
posted by killdevil at 3:59 PM on November 14, 2009 [1 favorite]


ps. you guys how do I get rid of those occasional alphanumeric boxes? kthx
posted by The Whelk at 4:00 PM on November 14, 2009


<>̶̡͖͉̠̩̱̤̣̩͕̓ͪ̈́̓̽̔͋́ͧͫ̎̚
posted by carsonb at 4:01 PM on November 14, 2009


I guess •✞_✞• is for the evangelicals.
posted by msbutah at 4:01 PM on November 14, 2009


Something awry with Firefox Unicode support, methinks. Chrome renders without the alphanumerics.
posted by killdevil at 4:02 PM on November 14, 2009


ಠ_ಠ
posted by cashman at 4:06 PM on November 14, 2009


ASCII penis
posted by Burhanistan at 4:07 PM on November 14, 2009 [1 favorite]


(I am not really disapproving, but somebody had to do it)
posted by cashman at 4:08 PM on November 14, 2009


gggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg
posted by Damn That Television at 4:12 PM on November 14, 2009



posted by idiopath at 4:14 PM on November 14, 2009



posted by rusty at 4:16 PM on November 14, 2009


^_^
posted by aheckler at 4:18 PM on November 14, 2009


Ü




Ö
posted by DoctorFedora at 4:28 PM on November 14, 2009


.
posted by Pope Guilty at 4:38 PM on November 14, 2009


\(. .)/
posted by The Whelk at 4:40 PM on November 14, 2009


\{[•]}¿{[•]}/
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 4:44 PM on November 14, 2009


('o') ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
posted by The Whelk at 4:44 PM on November 14, 2009 [3 favorites]


^O_o^
posted by Jubal Kessler at 4:46 PM on November 14, 2009


_0_

_0/

\0_

\0/

_0_
posted by liza at 4:46 PM on November 14, 2009 [2 favorites]


(>'_')>
<('_'<)
~('_')~
posted by Memo at 4:49 PM on November 14, 2009 [1 favorite]


{• v •}
posted by The Whelk at 4:53 PM on November 14, 2009


|>*0*|> - - - - - ☁
posted by The Whelk at 4:58 PM on November 14, 2009


t(-t-)
posted by evilgenius at 5:09 PM on November 14, 2009


●████▅▅▄▄▄▄▄▄... ..▄▄▄
▄▄▅█  NO █▅▄▃▂
████████████►
◥☼▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲☼◤

posted by cj_ at 5:09 PM on November 14, 2009 [11 favorites]


✖_✖
posted by localhuman at 5:24 PM on November 14, 2009 [2 favorites]


You guys are eggs.
posted by mhjb at 5:33 PM on November 14, 2009


●████▅▅▄▄▄▄▄▄... ❤ ...❤ ..❤
▄▄▅█ HUGS! █▅▄▃▂
████████████►
◥☼▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲☼◤
posted by The Whelk at 5:34 PM on November 14, 2009 [28 favorites]


{☃N☃}
posted by Stonestock Relentless at 5:35 PM on November 14, 2009


How about a nice game of chess?
♜♞♝♛♚♝♞♜
♟♟♟♟♟♟♟♟


♙♙♙♙♙♙♙♙
♖♘♗♕♔♗♘♖

posted by cj_ at 6:18 PM on November 14, 2009 [4 favorites]


I weep for the future.
posted by Dormant Gorilla at 6:21 PM on November 14, 2009 [2 favorites]


☢☢ The only way to win is not to play. ☢☢
posted by killdevil at 6:22 PM on November 14, 2009 [5 favorites]


WTF
posted by WolfDaddy at 6:25 PM on November 14, 2009


This makes me much, much happier than it should.
posted by lekvar at 7:01 PM on November 14, 2009


<l8rD
posted by JoeXIII007 at 7:22 PM on November 14, 2009


Pawn one to Bishop LOL
posted by The Whelk at 7:28 PM on November 14, 2009


~ ~ |O . O| ~ ~
posted by The Whelk at 7:29 PM on November 14, 2009


♜♞♝♛♚♝♞♜
♟♟♟♟♟♟♟♟



  ☃
♙♙♙♙♙♙♙♙
♖ ♗♕♔♗☃♖
king's snowman to bishop 3
posted by idiopath at 7:33 PM on November 14, 2009 [13 favorites]


WTF
OMG
BBQ
brand hot sauce.
posted by The Whelk at 7:33 PM on November 14, 2009


they're called smileys, and using the other word makes me †††
posted by scruss at 7:34 PM on November 14, 2009


______/\____\o/___ SHARK!!!!
posted by samsara at 7:53 PM on November 14, 2009 [8 favorites]


one word describes this: meep.
posted by oneswellfoop at 7:57 PM on November 14, 2009 [1 favorite]


oh dear frenz - i can't continue this
arthur ASCII's just been shot
we must do a tribute *
posted by porn in the woods at 8:01 PM on November 14, 2009


This must be another one of those things where I have to have something else installed to see anything other than little boxes, right? Because otherwise, it's pretty boring.
posted by yhbc at 8:23 PM on November 14, 2009


Are you running Win98 or something? Every modern browser/OS supports unicode/UTF-8 that I know of. Even my phone does.
posted by cj_ at 8:37 PM on November 14, 2009


No, XP.
posted by yhbc at 8:42 PM on November 14, 2009


they're called smileys, and using the other word makes me †††

The other word makes you crucify Jesus and two thieves? :o(
posted by middleclasstool at 8:42 PM on November 14, 2009 [1 favorite]


This got me fixed up on my XP system.
posted by gimli at 8:45 PM on November 14, 2009


☞☀☜
posted by mazola at 8:46 PM on November 14, 2009 [2 favorites]


yhbc: you need more unicode fonts in order to see this, or zalgo stuff. Of course whether installing a bunch of international fonts is worth it in order to see silly font jokes is entirely your decision.
posted by idiopath at 8:46 PM on November 14, 2009


In order to see stuff beside boxes fulla numbers, you need not only Unicode support (which you probably have), but also a font that has a symbol for the codepoints in question. For this you have several options, probably the easiest being GNU Unifont: http://unifoundry.com/unifont.html

Ubuntu users: install the package "unifont".
Everyone else: download the .ttf file from the link above and drop it in your system's fonts folder.
posted by LogicalDash at 8:56 PM on November 14, 2009 [3 favorites]


I want to say I'm surprised XP doesn't have unicode support out of the box, but I'm really not. Have they gotten their head out of their rear for Win7 at least? I have yet to find a codepage without font support in OSX, which is UTF-8 everywhere (including the filesystem).
posted by cj_ at 9:30 PM on November 14, 2009 [1 favorite]



   ^
⠪°ͻ°⠕
   O
≔=❚=≕
    ♂
   ᕷᕹ

(skydiving clown with an erection)
posted by XMLicious at 9:35 PM on November 14, 2009 [1 favorite]


Emoji are not emoticons. :P
posted by GuyZero at 9:51 PM on November 14, 2009


Q)) /
  7 O
Q)) \

posted by Sys Rq at 10:15 PM on November 14, 2009


\m/
posted by monospace at 10:23 PM on November 14, 2009


 ▲
▲ ▲
posted by Dr. Send at 11:02 PM on November 14, 2009


♟ ♟ ♟ ♟ ♟
 ♟ ♟ ♟ ♟
  ♟ ♟ ♟
    ♟ ♟
      ♟


      ⓞ
      ⺌

(yay boredom!)
posted by milnak at 11:14 PM on November 14, 2009


argh. i seem to have put an extra row of pins there. oh well.
posted by milnak at 11:15 PM on November 14, 2009


Ծ_Ծ
posted by Rhomboid at 11:34 PM on November 14, 2009 [1 favorite]


Before @newmoticons showed up, my friend and I made a bunch of these and posted them to @unifaces. :)

ᅨ⩐̽⟒⩐̽ᆙ

‷̗ↂ凸ↂ‴̖

⫷ °⧭° ⫸

⦓꒪ꎳ꒪⦔

ᖼʘ♒⚆ᖿ

༼ꅔ⸐ꅔ༽
posted by dreamyshade at 11:37 PM on November 14, 2009 [2 favorites]


●████▅▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄... ❤ ...❤ ..❤
▄▄▅█ Z҉A҉L҉G҉O̚̕̚ LOVES ME THIS I KNOW █▅▄▃▂
███████████████████████████████████►
◥☼▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲⊙▲☼◤
posted by naju at 12:31 AM on November 15, 2009 [1 favorite]


idiopath - sun to queen 4
♜♞♝♛♚♝♞♜
♟♟♟ ♟♟♟♟

   ☀

  ☃
♙♙♙♙♙♙♙♙
♖ ♗♕♔♗♘♖

posted by russm at 12:36 AM on November 15, 2009 [4 favorites]


Honest to God, I don't understand 90% of what you guys have posted. I mean, it's nice to have pictures of chess pieces? I guess? But the rest of them... I don't see what they are, or their purposes. Like, what does killdevil's mean, and why does it have favorites, while others don't?

Is this one of those magic eye things? I've got no problem seeing the super-special hidden 3-D pictures in those, but this is baffling me.

I get the feeling that what I'm missing is something extraordinarily simple, and that I will be suitably embarrassed once someone explains it to me.
posted by tzikeh at 12:51 AM on November 15, 2009


\m/ (O_O) \m/ - I ams brutal
posted by slimepuppy at 3:12 AM on November 15, 2009 [1 favorite]


ᵔ  ᵔ
ͼ  ͽ
  ʖ
  o

posted by aubilenon at 3:15 AM on November 15, 2009 [1 favorite]


@(O_o)@

Eponysterical? Discuss.
posted by clvrmnky at 7:48 AM on November 15, 2009


old school: my 12 year old daughter is fond of

:(:)}

PIG
posted by msalt at 8:57 AM on November 15, 2009


=O=
posted by Thorzdad at 9:41 AM on November 15, 2009


tzikeh: A lot of them are little faces, with eyes and a mouth. So, ∫०ु•∫ is equivalent to (●‿●) but nice because it's more expressive.
posted by dreamyshade at 12:00 PM on November 15, 2009


This is obviously the most Metafilter-appropriate: •ºᐤ૪:ⓟⓞⓝⓎ:૪ᐤº•
posted by jokeefe at 12:00 PM on November 15, 2009 [1 favorite]


I want to say I'm surprised XP doesn't have unicode support out of the box

Mozilla broke teh internets with ff3.x. For some people clicking View> Character Encoding> Auto-Detect> Universal works and, for some of us (ok, me) it does nothing at all because they don't have the right fonts installed. It's annoying to look at, I preferred ??? instead.
posted by squeak at 12:12 PM on November 15, 2009


☀.☀
| o |
posted by The Whelk at 6:10 PM on November 15, 2009


> king's snowman to bishop 3

I resign.
posted by cj_ at 6:50 PM on November 15, 2009


> I get the feeling that what I'm missing is something extraordinarily simple, and that I will be suitably embarrassed once someone explains it to me.

They are little smiley faces.

If you mean, what purpose all the symbols serve (outside of abusing them to make emoticons), it's sort of a loaded question. It depends on the page they come from. Some of them are mathematical, scientific, or industry-specific symbols; some are copyedit markup; some are completely frivolous in the manner of wing-dings. Many thousands of them are from languages besides English -- both the alphabet and symbols specific to the culture, such as 卍 and 卐 -- so it's hard to give a clear answer. Arguably a lot of them are frivolous, but there's actually some politics involved with what gets added to the standard.

There's also custom codepages. If you are on OSX they have a whole set for Apple-specific stuff, like .
posted by cj_ at 7:02 PM on November 15, 2009


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