Corran wrote:It isn't so much that it is silent (obviously emoticons are silent). I'm just not cool with people replying to a newbie's post with such a nonconstructive, negative emoticon. This place can be cynical enough as it is sometimes.
hasteroth wrote:I never said it would be used against newbies, I can often be a cynical a**hole but I still go easy on the newbies (most of the time).
hasteroth wrote:But my point is, it likely wouldn't cause problems.
Pas wrote:hasteroth wrote:I never said it would be used against newbies, I can often be a cynical a**hole but I still go easy on the newbies (most of the time).
Dude, you ARE the newbie. By some people's standards, I'm a newbie. Jesus, stop giving people a hard time for signing up later that you. I don't think we really need an emoticon that encourages people to insinuate stupidity in other members, we already have image macros for that.hasteroth wrote:But my point is, it likely wouldn't cause problems.
Explain to me how an emote representing utter disbelieve at ones stupidity would not cause problems. Hell, I don't even see any point of that other than to make people feel bad.
hasteroth wrote: Rolling Eyes has a similar effect same with
Pas wrote:hasteroth wrote: Rolling Eyes has a similar effect same with
Not really, no.
= don't like/disagree
Neither of which has a main purpose of degrading a user, unless used in a manner which indicates so.
Much different to a facepalm, which would generally imply great disbelieve/shock at how stupid someone is.
Seriously, if you want to go around facepalming at people, just use an image macro. I don't really see the need for it to become a common emote (which in effect would only fuel an already increasing contempt for other users)
guy07 wrote:pas wins.
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