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Old February 23rd, 2007, 10:53 AM   #1
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Default Disabling smilies in the shoutbox

The point of the shoutbox is to shout not post a bunch of smilies like drums and things like and . And some people post nothing but smilies. I think it should be text only because it's really annoying to see it a smiliey gallery. It got a lot better after we made the rule of no excessive smilies but some new members aren't having the best shoutbox courtesy and it would clean up the shoutbox and be used what its intended for.
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 11:31 AM   #2
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i agree, its come to the point that i dont even post in there anymore
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 03:19 PM   #3
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There should be a shout box, where nothing but text is placed, and a smiley box, where nothing but smilies are placed. GO SMILEY BOX!

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Old February 23rd, 2007, 03:34 PM   #4
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No, I like smiley's it's people who use for no reason who are the problem.

I think we should just get back into peoples mind the smiley rule, and enforce it.

Oh, and people saying..go to chat!!!

If people wanted to be in chat, they'd already be there.

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Old February 23rd, 2007, 03:35 PM   #5
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I have to agree. I'd love it if we could limit smilie use to shouts with actual words (and then have some limit like 1 smilie for every 12 words) but I don't think that's possible with the new FlatFile system that is being used. I think I could disable the smilies altogether in the Shoutbox, but I'll have to wait on what more people think.

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Old February 23rd, 2007, 03:42 PM   #6
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... I always say go to chat. There should be a smiley thread, if there isn't already.

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Old February 23rd, 2007, 03:57 PM   #7
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Oh, and people saying..go to chat!!!

If people wanted to be in chat, they'd already be there.
That actually gets people to the chat room by doing that. I've seen Alex and others say it in the shoutbox then people start coming.
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 04:13 PM   #8
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ye and maybe if people know there friends are in chat.. theyd go...

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Old February 23rd, 2007, 04:15 PM   #9
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Yeah people should be allowed to state that they're in chat, so other people go there, and aren't lonely ( ). But I also, although I used to put lots of smilies in the shoutbox, think that infractions should be doled out to people who overuse/misuse stickies.

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Old February 23rd, 2007, 04:43 PM   #10
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Underground_Network I've seen you do this too many other times on other friends. You've been on this site for 20 days. Give it a little more time and explore the site to see how it works here before going off making these wild suggestions and say how the site should run. I'm not saying your opinion doesn't matter but give it a little time. Infractions for stickies is the most ridiculous idea. If it's a diary owner,it's their diary. If its from a moderator, the staff will deal with it.

Don't take what I'm saying as an attack I'm only trying to give you a little tip.
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 05:05 PM   #11
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I think we should just have smileys like '' '' and that sorta thing.
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 05:06 PM   #12
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(Responding to Anthony) No just infractions for in the shoutbox, lmao, not the whole site...

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Old February 23rd, 2007, 05:07 PM   #13
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(Responding to Anthony) No just infractions for in the shoutbox, lmao, not the whole site...
We already have a system that works.
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 05:09 PM   #14
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I think we should just have smileys like '' '' and that sorta thing.
I agree. For the shout box we don't really need much more than the basic smilies


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Old February 23rd, 2007, 05:11 PM   #15
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Oh just the shoutbox... yeah for the shoutbox, just basic smilies should be fine.

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Old February 23rd, 2007, 07:21 PM   #16
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I think it could only do good if we disabled smilies. They do get a bit annoying when they are overused, and it does seem that our rule that tries to stop it doesn't seem to be working.

And what is wrong with saying go to the chatroom? I do it all the time. It's the shoutbox, it's what it's there for.

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Old February 23rd, 2007, 07:55 PM   #17
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Smilies show emotion. So I say NO, let's not disable Shoutbox smilies. Especially the buttsex one. That shows the most emotion. lol
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 08:10 PM   #18
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Responding to what Andy said, is :) and :D anymore different by text? I don't think theres a way to disallow smilies by type.
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 08:25 PM   #19
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don't disable <img>!! plz!
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 08:27 PM   #20
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Images in the shoutbox is even worst.
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