Famous and most used emoticons



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It's a colon followed by a close bracket, it represents a sideway smiling face. People use it when they like a joke, a comment or a situation which another person has told them, or when they say something which they want to sound nice and kind.
Example:
1 - The dress suits you perfectly! :)
2 - Thank you! :)
It has also a sarcastic use. When someone wants to notify that he's really angry with you but he doesn't care anymore.
Example:
1 - You never listen to my indications, feel free to do whatever you want! :)

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It's a colon followed by an open bracket, it represents a sideway upset face. People use it when they dislike a comment or they feel displeased with something. It is also used to make someone sad to see your situation and to motivate him to help you.
Example:
1 - That was rude! :(
2 - Didn't you realise that I was here? :(
3 - I haven't got enough money to pay the rent of the flat :(

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It's a colon followed by an open bracket with an apostrophe in the middle, it represents an extremely unhappy face which is starting to cry. People use it when they are really sad due to something that has happened to them, or when they feel offended with a comment you said.
Example:
1 - I've just lost my wallet! :'(
2 - Are you saying that I'm fat? :'(

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It's a colon followed by a capital D, it represents a sideway extreme happy face. People use it when they feel really happy due to a praise they received, something good that has happened to them, or when they want to show off something.
Example:
1 - So, you think that I'm clever :D
2 - I have won a prize from La ruleta de la fortuna! :D
3 - Have you seen my new car? :D

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It's a colon followed by a capital P, it represents a sideway happy face with the tongue out of the mouth. People use it when they want to joke, to informalize a conversation or to praise someone.
Example:
1 - Hi :P
2 - Nice shirt :P

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It's a semicolon followed by a closed bracket, it represents a sideway face which is winking an eye. People use it to express complicity to the person to whom they are talking.
Example:
1 - He never lies, doesn't he? ;)
2 - Remember to bring THAT thing this afternoon ;)

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It's a colon followed by a capital O, it represents a sideway face with an extremely open mouth. People use it to express that they are surprised with something that they have just learnt.
Example:
1 - Did you really do that? :O
2 - I didn't know that :O

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They are two carets and they represent a charming face. People use it when they want to be nice, they are pleased with something you said or they are very happy.
Example:
1 - Hi ^^
2 - How are you? ^^
3 - Do you really think that? ^^
4 - I've just won the lottery ^^

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They are two ¬ and they represent a deceived face which looks like saying "are you kidding me?". People use it when they receive an answer or when they see a situation which makes them feel like if they were being kidded. They use this emoticon in order that the other person realises that he feels kidded.
Example:
1 - Er... what? ¬¬
2 - Stop doing that ¬¬

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They are two u separated by a dot or an understrike. The us represent two closed eyes, the other element represents a mouth in various positions, both of them represent a deceived face. People use this emoticon when they live an unexpected situation and they close their eyes to denote deception.
1 - Why did you do that? u_u
2 - What can I say? u_u

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It consist on a x followed by a capital D. It was originally shown in South Park and since then it has become popular in every internet website or game. The x represents two squeezed eyes and the capital D represents a laughing mouth. People use it when they are laughing very hard due to a joke they have read or a situation they have lived.
Example:
1 - Why is letter T like an island? Because it is in the middle of waTer! xD
2 - Did you do that? xD

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It's a colon followed by an at sign, it represents a sideway angry face. People use it when they see something which makes them really or when they want another person not to do something.
Example:
1 - Why did you do that? :@
2 - Don't do that!! :@

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It's a colon followed by a vertical bar, it represents a sideway indifferent face. People use it when they don't know how they must react in front of a strange situation.
Example:
1 -You killed the cat! :|
2 - Why did you do that? :|

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It's a colon followed by the sign of dollar, it represents a sideway shy face. People use it when they feel shy or ashamed for something.
Example:
1 - Why do you think so? :$
2 - I broke the vase, I'm so sorry :$

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It's a colon followed by a three, it represents a sideway neko face. People use it when they want to be nice or cute with their interlocutor.
Example:
1 - Hi :3
2 - How was your day? :3