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PEE Poll: The 'finger' smiley
Get rid of the finger smiley   -14 (63.6%)
Leave the finger smiley   -8 (36.4%)
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bart182

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« : 12-23-2002 18:30 »

Who thinks this smiley should be dealt with?  I really don't find any productive use in it at all aside from flaming people, which is lame.

  :finger:

I think marc should just take it off the list, and replace it with   :mad:  or   :o
PCC Fred

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« #1 : 12-23-2002 18:33 »

Most people are able to use the finger smily for the right reasons, like flaming FOX or Ferrari.  I say keep it.
Ninaka

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« #2 : 12-23-2002 18:35 »

Remove it. It doesn't shed a nice light on PEEL in general - particularly because most of the time people use it between themselves, at eachother. As Jon said, for flaming.
Replace it with a DROOLY smilie, which I've always said. I always need a :drool: smilie! 
PCC Fred

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« #3 : 12-23-2002 18:38 »

The female PEELers would drown.
Kryten

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« #4 : 12-23-2002 20:48 »

mArc won't remove it. Something to do with broken picture links or something.
Margarita

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« #5 : 12-23-2002 20:54 »
« : 12-23-2002 20:54 »

Leave smiley.
bart182

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« #6 : 12-23-2002 21:42 »
« : 12-23-2002 21:42 »

 
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Originally posted by Kryten:
mArc won't remove it. Something to do with broken picture links or something.

All he would have to do is take it off the list, and make : finger : a different icon.  simple as just over writing on ftp.

what i cant figure out is why marc added it in the first place   :confused:  he's normally so against stuff like that...
[-mArc-]

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« #7 : 12-24-2002 03:08 »

  :finger:
Mitsui

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« #8 : 12-24-2002 04:22 »

#runs downstairs, gives parents the finger, gets beaten with a small stick#

Get rid of it. Think of the negative influence on the children.
ZombieJesus

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« #9 : 12-24-2002 04:40 »

Replace it with a big flashing .gif animation that says: "Teh fingar smiliey = teh GAY!!!11one".

That 'll teach them.
Tweek

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« #10 : 12-24-2002 04:44 »

 
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Originally posted by Ninaka:
Replace it with a DROOLY smilie, which I've always said. I always need a :drool: smilie! 
We need that for when you post your pictures  ;)  :p

Replace the finger with:



Mitsui

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« #11 : 12-24-2002 04:48 »

I said all along in the Complaints thread it should be replaced with a "peace" smiley.

But that's a pretty good example Tweeky.
PCC Fred

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« #12 : 12-24-2002 06:14 »

 
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Originally posted by [-mArc-]:
   :finger:

Okay, this guy is obviously contributing nothing to the board.  Mods, ban him!  :D
Teral

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« #13 : 12-24-2002 07:26 »

Mods can't ban, Fred, only admins. Maybe take a little talk with Slimmy about this mArc-guy.

Stop bashing the finger-smiley. What did he ever do to you? Leave the poor guy alone!

Furthermore I'd like to third the move for a :drool: smiley. Example:
SpacemanSpiff

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« #14 : 12-24-2002 08:02 »

i say we don't need it. i have my beloved four-letter words to express my rage if needed.
Kryten

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« #15 : 12-24-2002 18:52 »

Oh, won't somebody PLEASE think of the children?
BendingUnit1141

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« #16 : 12-26-2002 00:16 »

[n00b] Screw u guys! We ened a finga smille! FUCK YOU GUYS!!!1111   :finger:   :finger:   :finger:   :finger:   :finger: [/n00b]

Case in point: Get rid of it!
Starbug

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« #17 : 12-26-2002 00:23 »

We should get rid of it. No one really makes good use of it. I've only seen it used for flaming and useless stuff like that. I agree that it should be replaced with a drool or peace smiley. I like the drooling smiley. Every board needs a drooling smiley.
Australian Guy

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« #18 : 12-26-2002 04:25 »

aslate gave me THE FINGER and it hurt my feelings very much.
MelBee

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« #19 : 12-26-2002 04:39 »

I reckon get rid of it. It seems overly aggressive for a friendly posting board... And after all, we can still all swear with gusto, should the occasion warrant it.
Australian Guy

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« #20 : 12-26-2002 07:31 »

we are allowed to cuss without admins deleting posts in situations, hot damn crap poos crap
Sarge

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« #21 : 12-26-2002 08:17 »

The 'mad' smiley works fine enough. We don't need a finger smiley. Kids will use it just because 'they can'.
Hawk

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« #22 : 12-26-2002 08:46 »
« : 12-26-2002 08:46 »

   
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Originally posted by Sarge:
The 'mad' smiley works fine enough. We don't need a finger smiley. Kids will use it just because 'they can'.

Wait..... I'm a kid........

     :finger:      :finger:      :finger:      :finger:      :finger:      :p

But I don't like the finger smiliey
aslate

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« #23 : 12-26-2002 08:54 »

 
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Originally posted by Australian Guy:
aslate gave me THE FINGER and it hurt my feelings very much.

*Enters Room*
I never gave you the finger  :confused:
Loki

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« #24 : 12-26-2002 10:53 »

Leave the fucking fuck.
bart182

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« #25 : 12-26-2002 14:38 »

it's not even a cute evil finger smiley, its just so evil.  it scares me! warps my fragile little mind. and ive never seen anyone use it in a good manner.  only juliet when she's flaming all of us.
Australian Guy

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« #26 : 12-27-2002 09:36 »

AH HA thats what we need, a CLONED emoticon
winna

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« #27 : 12-27-2002 10:34 »

Don't you think you're all whining just a little??  The finger's not that bad, and it easily replaces the need to use those 4-letter words, which most people find sooo much more offensive.  Although getting new smilies doesn't sound like a bad idea to me!
evan

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« #28 : 12-27-2002 15:22 »

I don't see the main difference between me going "  :finger: you, man," versus "fuck you, man." People are going to swear, and if it's removed, then trolls are just going to type out 'fuck'. No solution.

However, I do like the drooling smilie. Very necessary, because the   :love: is too fucking cutesy.
Nixorbo

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« #29 : 12-28-2002 00:41 »

Don't you mean,
 
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Originally posted by evan:
the    :love: is too  :finger:ing cutesy.
?
Spice Weasel

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« #30 : 12-28-2002 01:01 »

The finger smilie and the lovey dovey one are harmless.  Why all this debate?  Who gives a damn, really.  I've used em both and will continue to do so.     :finger::love::p
Carbito

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« #31 : 02-23-2003 02:20 »

Get rid of it. There is no real use for it. Also it may be giving some of the younger members bad ideas.
Nurdbot

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« #32 : 02-23-2003 03:19 »

Like Italy compared to France.

Destory that stupid Smilie.
Tweek

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« #33 : 02-23-2003 03:57 »

Since mArc hasn't got rid of it yet I assume that he won't, no more discussion seems to be needed.

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