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February 26, 2008

Undocumented Emoticons in Gmail Chat

Emoticons are a simple way to disambiguate text messages and to add a human touch using a minimum amount of characters. While Gmail Chat supports many emoticons, the full lists of emoticons that can be used is much bigger. TKHere tried various combinations and found some undocumented emoticons in Gmail Chat:


In the screenshot above, you can see a diabolic creature (}:-)), a crab (V.v.V), a wince(>.<), a broken heart (</3), a kiss (:-x) and a mustache (:{).

These emoticons only work in the new version of Gmail and can be disabled in the chat section from the settings (note the cool permalink).

Meanwhile, the Japanese Gmail started to support emojis, pictograms popularized by i-mode mobile phones. "These images can be used as placeholders or icons to identify a link or other elements in your page. There are emoji of common use such as airplane or a train and there are some that may indicate emotions, sun, moon phases and more," explains The Wireless FAQ.

250 comments:

  1. Sinographs of Kanji (Chinese character) originally evolved from graphics thousands years ago, and had become abstraction of graphics to represent objects and actions etc.

    Now Japanese go back to the root, and use graphics again, in the ego system of computing devices like mobile and web.

    Anyway, we are going to have to learn another fashionable language as it is going popular. What a fun.

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  2. Chintu,

    Do you have any information from your Google contacts if they still have a team working on the Google Talk Desktop Client? Are they ever going to update the client? Should I consider moving to Yahoo messenger again?

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  3. @Anonymous:
    Apparently, the answer to your question is yes and we'll see a completely new version. I don't when it will be launched, though.

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  4. You for got the rock out sign too, \m/

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  5. The monkey and the rock out sign don't work.

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  6. You also forgot the BELL!!!

    +/'\

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  7. Everything but the bell works.

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  8. All of the ones said work:
    :(:)
    :(|)
    +/'\
    \m/

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  9. if the monkey doenst work 4 u, the | in between () is shift \

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  10. every body 4 got this one::-o

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  11. :-o is on the list

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  12. there is also a kissie face :-* or :-x

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  13. is there just a cow not a cowbell a cow?

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  14. ya i want a cow cows rule woo!!!!!!

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  15. you can also do :* which makes the kiss 2

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  16. yeah a cow would be cool!

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  17. Does anyone know how to make a duck?

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  18. I don't know how to make a duck - but i wold love to. i love ducks! i also agree with the cow. they should definitely do more animals.

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  19. you can kinda make a cow if you go to the normal, boring smileys, and do the one that makeas a pig. It sort of looks like a cow. :(:)

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  20. how about :P and :D ??

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  21. WHAT ABOUT THE RADIO THING A MAGIN?

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  22. I think there should be more emoticons

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  23. same w/ the one above!!^

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  24. the radio is:\m/
    the monkey is so cool! its: :(|)

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  25. There's a piece of poo, but I don't know how to make it.

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  26. You forgot the radio
    \m/

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  27. I WANNA COW, DUCK, AN GECKO!!!!!! lol

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  28. hey found a robot!

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  29. i think there should be a frog and a cow and a i wanna know how to make a pice of poo.

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  30. there IS a poo! i'm trying to find it! someone just sent it to me!

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  31. i think there should be more animals and others

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  32. dude, you all are incredible.
    reading your comments and using your
    emoticons just made my day :)

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  33. cool.... i can make the devil!!!! it really works:

    }:) it looks awesome

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  34. these r so cool!!
    how do u make the one where one is hugging the other one??

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  35. I love all these new ones. you should do the >.<

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  36. I am trying to do that stupid poop too!
    :{
    :(:)
    :(|)
    :)
    :(
    :'(
    ;)

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  37. WHERE IS THE HUGGING ONE!!!!

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  38. you forgot the BBC!!! *<====8*

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  39. plllzzzz people! find more!!! u spelled kirby wrong.... it's KIRBY!!! hehe sorry

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  40. how do u do the 1 where 2 ppls r hugging each other?!?!

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  41. i dont know how to make poop.... i mean it is so weird but so awesome....

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  42. Koco, also an angry anonymous often.. :PJanuary 13, 2009 at 6:21 PM

    U can't make the poop or the huggy 1's cuz those r just for uh... um... ur emails? ya that's it.... like i really want the sparkles.....

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  43. o ya and don't 4get the broken heart

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  44. ok thats weird it knows my name

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  45. i absolutely loveeeeeeeeeee the robot!!
    where is the poop??

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  46. GMAIL EMOTICONS ARE CUTE AND I LOVE THEM........

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  47. half of these dont work

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  48. How do you do the sparkles? or the poop?

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  49. UGH like i said b4, u can't make the poop!!!!! bcuz it is just sumthing u can use in mssg

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  50. i love all these! the robots awesome!

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  51. I think the poop should be available for chat!!

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  52. heres a robot! [:|]

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  53. I also would like the poop chat

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  54. You do the poop, ~@~ which is the squigly line, the at symbol, and then the squigly line again. AWESOME!!!!!

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  55. COWWWW!!! I WANNA COW! :P \O.o/
    (><)
    /_|_\

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  56. :-|

    makes an evil dude.

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  57. POOOOOOP ~@~ AND U FORGOT THE KISSY ONE!!!!! KISSY ONE= :*

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  58. Hey Everyone Forgot about the (devil)= }:)

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  59. HERES A SPANISH MAN :{ yup its kewl

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  60. hey wanna know how to make a stick figure? its like this O->-< yup and glasses are like this \-O-O-/

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  61. and what about the hugging one?

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  62. here is my poop

    (*)~

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  63. POOP: ~@~ there now use it!!!

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  64. this isnt exactly emoticons but
    *text* will make the text inside starts bold
    _text_ will make text in italics
    try it =)
    [:|] in the 4th style makes a hippo
    in all the others its a robot
    thank you for the poop...my frined has wanted that one 4 a while

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  65. :) = normal smile :{ = mushtache guy ;)= wink :-o = clueless guy :( = sad face :-/ = clueless guy B-)= sunglass smile :'( = crying :P = toungue :D = big smile :-x = kiss x-( = evil guy :-| = clueless guy }:-)= evil guy :(:) = pig :(|)= monkey V . v . V = crab \m/= rock or music <3= heart +/'\ = bell crab = V.v.V moustache man :{ POO ~@~ \m/ is rock on

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  66. hey ya dudes forgot homer!!! im like insulted. homer~ (_8^(|)

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  67. ummmmmmmmm i want to know how 2 do alll of em!

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  68. Hey, does anyone have more Google chat emoticons? Please write it here if you do! Thank you! :)

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  69. I know a lot of emoticons! If you really want to know more, please tell me!

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  70. What about poop guy, forget not poop ~@~

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  71. I NEED MORE EMOTICONS PLZ SOMEONE

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  72. Wow ppl I found another one:
    it's a bell see:
    +/'\ like that

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  73. woah guys! What about mr. robot here? :[|]

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  74. wait i did that wrong. [:|]

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  75. guys i knew poop b4 all u ppl
    ~@~ any1 know snowman

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  76. Poop : ~@~

    is there a butterfly??

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  77. ther is a butter fly just not a gmail animated thingy
    }{ ---seeeeeee?

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  78. omg! i love emoticons!!!!

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  79. Actually no I think from what ones are on the email list are the same for chat... I think the google people are having a blast driving us nuts trying to figure out the code combo's -_-'

    Here are all the ones that work for gmail chat that have been found so far that are not mentioned in the list they give you in the chat box

    Poo: ~@~
    Robot: [:|]
    Crab: V.v.V
    Broken Heart: < / 3
    Pig: :(:)
    Monkey: :(|)
    Cow Bell: +/'\
    Radio or Rock out: \m/
    Mustache Man: :{
    Evil: }:) or }:-)
    Smiley with heart eyes: either :* or :x

    I have even heard of some people knowing the key codes for the cell phone and the microphone... my therory is that all the emoticons on gmail email can be used in chat ... now all we have to do is figure all of them out -_-" :(

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  80. Poop is this!
    ~@~
    simple as that

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  81. FREAKING AWESOME

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  82. How do you make the car?????

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  83. ~@~ is the poop

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  84. I want the huggy people !!!!!!!!!!!

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  85. in the boxy smileys you can make a cool dude

    \m/>.<\m/

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  86. you forgot somemore like :(:) the pie the :(|) the monkey ~@~ the poop

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  87. u all keep saying the same thing over and over!!!! get a life!!!

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  88. OK this is awkward...................... why do you keep saying poop? I mean don't you think you would be getting tired of it right now?

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  89. the bursting wine glass.... how?!?!?!

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  90. Can you use the new emojis in chat?????

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  91. wow u all r awkward ... who cares about poop i hhavta ipck it up outside after my dog..andmy cat..and my hamster AGH@!!!!

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  92. i found the cow i just forget wat it was,, its cute though!!

    :)

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  93. PLEEZ SEND AS MANY EMOTICONS AS POSSIBLE TO THIS WEBSITE I WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  94. how do you do the pie?

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  95. how do u make a creasent moon?

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  96. people. please get a life.

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  97. Google emoticons are a simple way to show your emoticons to other people.
    i really love emoticons,its so funny and interesting.

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  98. V.v.V:(|):(:)[:|]~@~\m/+/'\}:) :{ :*

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  99. u guys should get a life well... i know emticons r kool but i wouldnt spend the whole day lookin for 1!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  100. Says the person who read through all of these to write a comment.

    ;)
    :D
    :P
    :-o
    :'(
    :\
    :(|)
    [:|]
    ~@~
    V.v.V
    \m/
    +/'\
    }:)
    :(:)
    :{
    :*

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  101. it's a bee hive not poo

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  102. ~@~ is poop. how do u do the hugging people and the umbrella????

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  103. Ugh!! This is soo difficult! I cant find any new ones! Everyone keeps saying the same ones over and over again!!!
    I really wanna know:
    the snowman
    crab (which is not V.v.V, cuz thats a lobster)
    coffee,martini & lemonade
    umbrella
    and more!

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  104. i think that there should be a thing i on that tells you everything all the ones out there!!!! like how was i gonna figure out how to make all this stuff!!!!!!

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  105. Okay guys. On another blog, we think that the hugging ones aren't out yet, but they are making them because everyone loves them. There's someone who says that there's a cow, but they forgot how to do it. Let's focus on that. K?

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  106. There's also the rock out guy: \m/_(>.<)_\m/

    I'm sad the emo guy doesn't work: (//_-)

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  107. the cow is :(:)

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  108. does this look like a cherry to any1? <8

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  109. why isn't there an angel face!? I know all of these..but where the hell is the angel face???

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  110. i am unable to do voice chat , how i can give ring to ?

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  111. the kiss is also :*

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  112. You forgot the >.< and *bold*, _italics_, and the -crossed out-

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  113. cool and the monkey :(:) no wait thats a pig!!!!!

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  114. there is a squinting guy: >.<
    (or it could be constipation *jkjk*)

    "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength." Deuteronomy 6:15

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  115. wtf if u all say tht these pple r wasting their lives then u r 2 cuz ur on this but plz JUST FREAKIN STOP REPEATING THIS PLZ! also [][][] is gold bars!The cow is (***-_-***) with paratheses and the Snowman is OO..OO also the angel iz OoO<>OoO

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  116. Seriously, GET A LIFE!!! its a poop NOT A BEEHIVE!!! ~@~ bcuz i love poop. jus nt tha reel kind. gawd, just find tha freakin cow and angel and snowman and martini and etc. etc. etc. ....

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  117. srry 2 all u bee luvrs out ther, but i agree with "Me"

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  118. You can do a robot!!
    [:|]

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  119. Wow, I found a smiley face!

    :)

    Dude, are there any more?

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  120. none of those worked on my account? why noT?????? :(

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  121. cheasous crised you guyes get a life you say the same things the poop is what is the cow just cool down sit back in you chair and do nothing but think for a minute some people are lying face it the angel is ooo<>ooo yeah right no it is not i tryed it before get a grip go out side climb a tree walk to the park dont just sit next to the computer come on you will one day use glasses so thik just to see a capital letter if you carry on

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  122. you all are useless

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  123. The angel does not work...

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  124. The snowman is Unicode
    i think it goes something like 2603 or then 9731 not sure. Sorry i REALLY wish i could help all of you out...

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  125. cat/dog/fish *&^%*)(*^^^%%&*()))

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  126. Can everyone stop posting ones that are actually just lies. Some people are actually interested in these. And if youre not, and you think everyone is just wasting their time, why are you on here, readin the comments, and posting your own ones anyway? Seriously, its just pathetic of you.

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  127. MORE EMOTICONS *!!!* You can make a word bold, italica, or crossed out by doing this
    _cool_
    *weird*
    -a;ldkfja;lk-

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  128. Well ANONYMOUS it's called socializing. And what ppl r actually "Interested" in these????????? And if we ARE wasting our time why are YOU on here? I think YOU are the one who is PAthetic. :P SO THERE. ~@~

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  129. look, you guys. :)

    V.v.V is a lobster. did u know that on one of the styles the robot is a blue dude?? it's very cool. :)

    :{ _-_ (that's not real)

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  130. I must say, it's rather intriguing to observe such conversational behaviour in terms of increasing hostility, redundance, irritability, and verbal monotony.

    Please, continue.

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  131. U also 4got rock out man \m/>.<\m/! (u must do it in the YELLOW smiley box thing)

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  132. Honestly, I do agree with anonymous. People do believe in this stuff, and I do too! I spent so much useless times trying to make snowmans and angels that were posted here. People, can you please stop it? And I don't care if you object with this. That's your fault.

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  133. the snowman doesn't work....

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  134. Okay, I just want to say that NONE of you guys have lives. I know you are probably going to say I don't have one since I am on here too. But I was actually interested in finding emotes untill I read some of these comments. Most of these emotes don't even work.

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  135. T^T is tearful eyes

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  136. the poop/bee hive is ~@~. its really easy.

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  137. tearful eyes is a dud :(

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  138. i know how to do the dung (poop) its ~@~ . and the brocken heart is </3.

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  139. ok so this is all of the secret faces i no: the pig :(:) the monkey
    :(|) the robot [:|] the mustash man :{ the dung (poop) ~@~ the cowbell +/'\ the music box \m/ the smoochy face :* the crab V.v.V the devil }:) the broken heart .< and thats it

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  140. NONE OF THESE WORK! CAN U GUYS SHUT UP PLEASE! I AM TRYING TO DO A PROJECT FOR SCHOOL ON EMOTICONS AND IT IS VERY DIFFICULT WHEN EVERYTHING I FIND IS A LIE. U ALL R LOZERS? WHY DO YOU SPEND UR TIME DOING THIS? I BET YOU THAT SOME OF YOU OUT THERE ON THIS SITE READING THIS ARE ADULTS! GET A LIFE! GO DO SOMETHING REAL FOR ONCE! INSTEAD OF SITTING ON YOUR BUTT! I LIVE IN PARIS, FRANCE AND I HAVE TO ADMIT I DON'T GET OUT TO MUCH, I GO OUT LIKE 2 TIMES A WEEK BUT I HAVE SCHOOL ALSO TO DEAL WITH AND HOMEWORK, SO MY EXCUSE MAKES SINCE. YOU ALLLLL NEED LIFES. AND THAT IS THAT.

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  141. You're right 3/4 of these don't work

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  142. her are all of them possible

    All have been tested out on my gmail account

    >.< :(:) :(|) :-x ~@~ </3 \m/ }:) :{ +/'\ [:|] V.v.V

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  143. Yeah the cat does'nt work for me! Not everything works!

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  144. What's the meanning of a pink "envelope" in the bottom row in g-mail emoticons menu:
    i.e. radio, bell, pink "envelope" , fork and knife

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  145. Hey everyone!
    These are so awesome but look at my awesome bunny!!!!!!!

    (\_/)
    (='-') <------------ BUNNY!
    (")(")

    Sorry its all messed up on this site but..its not an animation on gmail its just so awesome!

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  146. i think that the person saying all of these dont work DOESNT HAVE A GMAIL!!!

    [:|]= robot
    ~@~ = poop
    :{= mustache person
    yea im to lazy to say the rest

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  147. :(:)=Pig
    ~@~=Poop
    V.v.V=Crab
    +/’\+Bell
    V.V=pack man
    :(|)=Monkey
    \m/=Rock out
    \m/=Radio
    [:|]=Robot
    }J=Devil
    </3=Broken heart

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  148. look dudes:2nd style of emoji gives u:

    \m/

    PEACE OUT FINGER!

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  149. how do u do the musical note

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  150. the music note you have to hold alt, and press 2 six times ♫

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  151. anyone know the upside downy face?

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  152. anyone know upside down face?

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  153. what about the wincing guy? it works! >.<

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  154. and the devil }:-) i do not know how 2 do it..........................!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  155. :(|) monkey
    <(") penguin
    <3 heart
    </3 broken heart

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  156. See this is for a horse :

    []oo[]

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  157. Wow do you do the munch face?

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  158. I Want a DUCK. DO you people understand??? I know nothing. I fail on computers, Pleeeezzzz give me a DUCK!!!!!

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  159. a lot of this stuff doesnt even work and there is no cow on gmail

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  160. This page is so old...
    But gmail just released the car= O-O:
    It may not come to all of the acounts for a little while. They are also working on making the emoticans in buzz work.

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  161. ~@~ :{ :(|) :(:) :* }:-) :) :( \m/ >.< here are some

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  162. skateboarder dude: o-/-<|:

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  163. this should clearly be a guy with a mustache wearing a sombrero

    <):-{)

    but its not :(

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  164. some are....

    ~@~ poop
    :(:) pig or sometimes it is a clam
    [:|] robot
    :{ mustache guy
    }:) devil
    V.v.V crab

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  165. it's not poop. it's a bee hive

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  166. I keep just reading the same ones over and over again... I understand that some people want to let the fact that they know them be known, but do you have to do it 30 times?? Anyways, some of these were very helpful, mostly towards the beginning, but some of them were not helpful in the least. Please don't post ones that simply look like them, but don't animate. Thanks for all of the functional ones!

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  167. I like how you guys are blaming the ones who repeat stuff for not having a life. Those people will be the ones with enough of a life that the don't immediately read every single comment. However, I must agree that some people do not realize: the point of this is gmail emoticons. Not simply stuff that looks like it, actual animated ones in gmail. The following DO NOT work:
    cat
    cow
    stick figure (or skateboard stick figure)
    horse
    penguin
    gold bars
    butterfly
    homer simpson
    kirby
    glasses
    claim of a different poop (*)~
    BBC (I don't even get that attempt)

    Have a nice day!

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