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Do you find the inclusion of these extra large emiticon annyoing?

Yes, any user who uses them should be placed on imediate post moderation
6 (15%)
Yes, for the love of God please stop using them
20 (50%)
Yes, but I have no problem with someone using them
4 (10%)
Yes but only when there are multiple ones
3 (7.5%)
No, I love them and wish ever post had them
3 (7.5%)
No, but I am an idiot
4 (10%)

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Poll: Is this annoying???
« on: April 07, 2008, 10:39:26 AM »
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2008, 10:43:50 AM »
Choice #2 for me!
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2008, 10:56:26 AM »
I'm an idiot hence my vote. ;D
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2008, 01:08:26 PM »
More than one gets my old eyes crazy and my head to ache.

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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2008, 01:32:56 PM »
choice number 2 for me


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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2008, 01:36:30 PM »
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2008, 01:40:22 PM »
#1 of course!
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2008, 02:38:17 PM »
Choice #2 here as well.
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2008, 02:56:50 PM »
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2008, 08:19:08 PM »
Uh oh. Stashko won't like this!  ;)

#2 for me as well.
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2008, 08:23:00 PM »
LOL :D
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2008, 09:04:11 PM »
I thought they were nice....the larger ones i like better....sad that stuff like this would annoy anybody..
tells alot about a person .i haven't used them much till yesterday...my adaware keeps cleaning them out treating them like a infection....so i re -installed them periotically.....stasko/stanislav..................SmileyCentral.com" border="0
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2008, 09:06:23 PM »
I don't really have a problem with them, but I do think they tend to make the eye gravitate toward them and can be a little distracting to the post itself.  For me, it's not so much the size as the animation.
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2008, 09:09:29 PM »
I was tempted by #1...but my freedom of speech ideals forced me to go with #2

my adaware keeps cleaning them out treating them like a infection....

There's a good reason for that. ;)
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2008, 09:09:54 PM »
my adaware keeps cleaning them out treating them like a infection

That should tell you a lot about the software.
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #15 on: April 07, 2008, 09:12:14 PM »
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #16 on: April 07, 2008, 09:13:01 PM »
my adaware keeps cleaning them out treating them like a infection....
That's because they contain "Spyware".
Rarely do such smileys, cursors, screen savers, toolbars etc. come truly "free". The "payoff" is that you inadvertanly install spyware on your computer when you download them.
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #17 on: April 07, 2008, 09:16:06 PM »
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You forgot one the crying one i posted on the thread about the murder of the orthodox priest in iraq....post them all instead of singling out these ones....  ps i really don't like the smileys that are on this forum..mine are better.....the caf has good ones can't we get those here....stanislav............SmileyCentral.com" border="0 here i posted it ....................
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #18 on: April 07, 2008, 09:24:26 PM »
That's because they contain "Spyware".
Rarely do such smileys, cursors, screen savers, toolbars etc. come truly "free". The "payoff" is that you inadvertanly install spyware on your computer when you download them.


They swear that there isn't anyspyware...the adaware does't like mywebsearch tool bar neither does spybot like it ...but i turn the my web search tool bar off in windows defender so none can access the internet on there own.....stasko/stanislav.................SmileyCentral.com" border="0
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #19 on: April 07, 2008, 09:27:29 PM »
You forgot one the crying one i posted on the thread about the murder of the orthodox priest in iraq....post them all instead of singling out these ones....  ps i really don't like the smileys that are on this forum..mine are better.....the caf has good ones can't we get those here....stanislav

Those weren't singled out...those were all quoted from one post.
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #20 on: April 07, 2008, 09:33:58 PM »
My vote #5..............SmileyCentral.com" border="0also im a kid at heart ,,,some people are old before there time sad sad sad....
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #21 on: April 07, 2008, 09:51:43 PM »
Hummmm now what is next to be singled out...is the cirilica[serbian Cyrillic ]that i write on occasion next on the hit list and a poll is going to be taken about it.......stanislav[станислав].......SmileyCentral.com" border="0
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #22 on: April 07, 2008, 09:52:59 PM »
They don't bother me at all, but then I am an idiot!  ;D
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #23 on: April 07, 2008, 10:37:15 PM »
They don't bother me at all, but then I am an idiot!  ;D

This would be me as well.  I especially like the eggs in the basket!  LOL!
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #24 on: April 07, 2008, 10:57:51 PM »
I do not believe that the intent of anyone in this tread was to make fun of Stanislav's person but rather to poke at the expressive emoticons.  Some people seem to find them too boisterous but I do not believe that the intent was to make fun of him personally.

Since Stanislav seems to have taken this thread personally, this thread will be closed. Sorry Stanislav for hurting your feelings.
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Re: Poll: Is this annoying???
« Reply #25 on: April 07, 2008, 11:38:05 PM »
Since I created the poll I wanted to publicly apologize to Stanislav, my intention was to not to make fun of anyone and I did not put anyones name in the poll in order not to single any one person out. I had noticed the large icons being used only recently (within the past year) and since I often check this site on my phone they were personally annoying to me. My purpose in the poll therefore was to see if I was being super sensitive about the situation or if my views were being shared by others. At no time was I trying to single out Stanislav or make fun of him personally.

Please accept my apologies if I offended anyone by posting this poll. 
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