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Shall we remove the "finger" smiley?

Don't want too sound too narrow minded but in a friendly forum like AO, I really don't need we should have the infamous finger smiley.

For irreverent threads, you have the butt smiley, but the finger one seems OTT.

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Re: Shall we remove the "finger" smiley?

Voted... it's more suited for Barry boys or other Ned sites really IMHO
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i thought it was a little guy with only one finger on each hand
 
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The butt one should go too IMO. I wouldn't use such gestures in real life so I wouldn't use them on here.
 
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The butt one should go too IMO. I wouldn't use such gestures in real life so I wouldn't use them on here.
must go he is green and im pink in real life must go he is offending mad people must go he is taking the [email protected] out of Stevie Wonder must go he is leering at women..............................and so on its only a laugh
 
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must go he is green and im pink in real life must go he is offending mad people must go he is taking the [email protected] out of Stevie Wonder must go he is leering at women..............................and so on its only a laugh
Maybe the finger smiley does have a use after all. But I wouldn't use it.
 
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I voted for its removal
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Re: Shall we remove the "finger" smiley?

I never thought it was very nice, especially when folk append it to their introduction message
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Re: Shall we remove the "finger" smiley?

I voted no,
not that I would use it generally, but to support it's removal is surely to suppress freedom of expression. An act of censorship which I would have thought goes against the grain for Alfisti, (people that are moved by feeling, passion and expression) just a thought.
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It does seem a bit pointless to me...
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:finger: <-------

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:finger: <-------

Now THAT is a finger smilie
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I voted no
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Yes...I suppose it is a bit too offensive
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I've never liked it or the butt icon to be honest, they have always come across very Barry Boys

Also, a few people use them as their introduction and makes me think they are idiots, so to be fair to the newbs it might be good to remove it so they don't feel tempted.
 
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Re: Shall we remove the "finger" smiley?

NO!!

If you don't like it, don't use it.

If you find finger-fella offensive, probably you need some sort of counselling, frankly.


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Re: Shall we remove the "finger" smiley?

It depends on where it's stuck No.
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NO!!

If you don't like it, don't use it.

If you find finger-fella offensive, probably you need some sort of counselling, frankly.


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