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Im Bereich der elektronischen Medien gibt es eine ganze Reihe von Symbolen, die fehlende Mimik und Gestik in der Kommunikation ersetzen sollen. Wenn Ihnen nicht sofort auffällt, was diese Symbole bedeuten sollen, drehen Sie den Kopf doch mal um 90 Grad nach links oder rechts und schauen Sie dann nochmal... :-)

:-)     Good valuation from Teleworking

-(     always should wear safety glasses, especially in the laser burn-in room [entropy@fluke.UUCP]

!-(     black eye

!-|     "I-am-a-Cylon-Centurian-with-one-red-eye-bouncing-back-and-forth." [The Grey Wolf,]

!.'v     (profile) flat top

#-)     partied all night

#:-)     for people whose hair is in a mess, like mine [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

#:-)     smiley done by someone with matted hair [figmo@lll-crg.ARpA]

#:-o     "Oh, nooooooo!" (a la Mr. Bill) [Lynn Gold, figmo@lll-crg]

#:-o     smiley done by someone with matted hair

#:o+=     Betty Boop

$$     for academic jobs [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

$$$     for industrial jobs [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

$$$$     for people starting up their own company [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

$-)     Alex P. Keaton (from "Family Ties")

$-)     won big at Las Vegas

$-)     won the lottery

$-)     yuppie

%     for bike accidents (a bit far-fetched, I suppose) [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

%')     after drinking a fifth for lunch

%*@:-(     hung over

%*}     very drunk [jeanette@randvax]

%+{     lost a fight

%-(I)     laughing out loud

%-)     Elephant man

%-)     after staring at the terminal for 36 hours

%-)     broken glasses

%-)     cross-eyed

%-)     drunk with laughter

%-)     long bangs

%-6     braindead

%-<I>     drunk with laughter

%-\     hungover

%-^     Picasso

%-{     sad variation

%-|     been working all night

%-}     humor variation

%-~     Picasso

%\v     Picasso

&-|     tearful

&.(..     crying

&:-)     curly hair

'-)     one eyed man

'-)     only has a left eye, which is closed

'-)     wink

':-)     accidentally shaved off one of his eyebrows this morning

':-)     one eyebrow

'~;E     unspecified 4-legged critter

( o ) ( o )     hooters

(-)     needing a haircut

(-)     needs a haircut

(-:     Australian

(-:     Don Ellis from Tektronix

(-:     left-handed

(-::-)     Siamese twins

(-:|:-)     Siamese twins

(-E:     wearing bifocals [jeanette@randvax]

(-_-)     secret smile

(-o-)     Imperial Tie Fighter ("Star Wars")

(00)     mooning you

(8-)     wears glasses

(8-o     Mr. Bill

(8-{)}     glasses, moustache and a beard

(: (=|     wearing a ghost costume

(:)-)     likes to scuba dive

(:)-)     scuba diving

(:+)     big nose

(:-     unsmiley frowning

(:-#     I am smiling and I have braces (watch out for the glare!)

(:-#     said something he shouldn't have

(:-$     ill

(:-&     angry

(:-(     frowning

(:-(     unsmiley frowning

(:-)     big-face

(:-)     no hair

(:-)     smiley big-face

(:-)     surprised

(:-)     wearing bicycle helmet

(:-*     kissing

(:-...     heart-broken

(:-D     blabber mouth

(:-I     egghead

(:-\     VERY sad

(:-{~     bearded

(:-|K-     formally attired

(:<)     blabber mouth

(:=)     TWO noses (?)

(:>-<     thief: hands up!

(:I     egghead

(:^(     broken nose

(@ @)     You're kidding!

(O--<     fishy

(V)=|     pacman champion

([(     Robocop

(}-8]     left-handed bearded smiley with glasses and headphones [Dave Straker,]

)     Cheshire cat

)8-)     scuba smiley big-face

):-(     unsmiley big-face

):-)     smiley big-face

*!#*!^*&:-)     a schizophrenic

**     for winter sports generally [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

*-(     Cyclops got poked in the eye

*-)     shot dead

*8-)     Beaker (the Muppet lab assistant) [James Cameron]

*:*     fuzzy

*:**     fuzzy with a fuzzy mustache

*:o)     Bozo the Clown

*<.'v     (profile) wearing snow cap

*<8-)X     party outfit with hat and bow-tie [Andrew Williams,]

*<:-)     Santa Claus

*<|:-)     Santa Claus (Ho Ho Ho)

*<|:-))     Santa Claus

*L*     blotto

*|     for oh what a beautiful sunset [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

+-(:-)     Religious leader

+-(:-)     the Pope

+-:-)     priest

+:-)     priest

+:-)     smiley priest

+<.'v     (profile) knight

+<:-)     "Peace be upon you, my children..." [Ben Cranston, zben@umd2]

+<:-|     monk/nun

+<||-)     knight

+O:-)     the Pope

,-)     one eye ... and winking

,-)     other eyed man

,-}     wry and winking

,.'v     (profile) has short hair

,:-)     shaved his left eyebrow off this morning

-     Helen Keller

- @=     messages about nuclear war

- -:-(     punk rocker (real punk rockers don't smile) (alternate version)

- -:-)     punk rocker (alternate version)

-)     Jose Feliciano

---...     SOS (variant)

---...---     SOS (really OSO, but retained anyway)

-:-(     punk rocker (real punk rockers don't smile)

-:-)     has mohawk

-:-)     punk rocker

-=     a doused candle (to end a flame)

-=#:-)     wizard

->-     for airline tickets going cheap [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

->=:-)X     Zippy the Pinhead [Dyon Anniballi, dyon@batcomputer]

.'!     (profile) grim

.'"     (profile) pursing lips

.'J     (profile) smiling

.'P     (profile) sticking tongue out

.'T     (profile) keeping a straight face

.'U     (profile) yawning

.'V     (profile) shouting

.'Y     (profile) whistling

.'\     (profile) frowning

.'r     (profile) sticking tongue out

.'v     (profile) talking

.'w     (profile) speaking with forked tongue

.-(     always should wear safety glasses [Terrence Mason, entropy@fluke]

.-)     Sammy Davis, Jr.

.-)     one eye

.-]     one eye

...---...     SOS

.\/     duck variation

.^v     (profile) pointy nose

._)     suffering from Lorentz contraction (they're coming every ten minutes now)

._)     suffering from Lorentz contractions

/8^{~     hair line, glasses, moustache, and goatee [James Revell]

/:-|     Mr. Spock

/;-)     has one big thick cockeyed eyebrow [jeanette@randvax]

/\     for camping and backpacking [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

0-(     scuba diver with a broken mask

0-)     Cyclops

0-)     arc-welder

0-)     scuba diver

0-)     smiley cyclops (scuba diver?)

0:-)     angel [ins_ajpo@jhunix.UUCP]

2B|^2B     message about Shakespeare

3 :-)     Bart Simpson [Liron Lightwood,]

3:*>     Rudolph the reindeer

3:-o     cow

3:[     mean pet smiley

3:]     pet smiley

3:o[     net.pets

4:-)     George Washington

5:-)     Elvis Presley

6\/)     elephant

7:)     Ronald Reagan

7:-)     Fred Flintstone

7:^]     Ronald Reagan

8     infinity

8 :-)     wizard

8 :-I     net.unix-wizards

8(:-)     Mousketeer

8(:-)     Walt Disney

8)     frog

8*)     glasses and a moustache [ins_ajpo@jhunix.UUCP]

8-#     death

8-)     excited

8-)     glasses

8-)     sunglasses

8-)     swimmer

8-)     wide-eyed look [figmo@lll-crg.ARpA]

8-*     just ate a hot pepper

8-O     "Omigod!!" (done after "rm -rf *" ?)

8-O     took too many nodoz to work on thesis

8-O --*     just before doubling over with pain [David Gundlach,]

8-P     reaction to College Cafeteria Coffee [The Grey Wolf,]

8-]     "wow, maaan"

8-o     Mr. Bill

8-|     eyes wide with surprise

8-|     suspense

8:)     pig [The Grey Wolf,]

8:-)     glasses on forehead

8:-)     little girl

8:]     gorilla

8=:-)     Galloping Gourmet

8=:-)     chef

8===>     dickhead

8P     bullfrog in mating season

8^     chicken [jeanette@randvax]

8_)     don't get your nose out of joint [Andrew Williams,]

8b     bullfrog in mating season

: )     leper

:###)     Jimmy Durante

:$)     Donald Trump

:%)     an accountant

:%)%     has acne

:'-(     crying

:'-)     crying with happiness

:'O     Bob Hope [Charles J. Lord,]

:'}     Richard Nixon [Charles J. Lord,]

:(     sad

:)     cheshire cat smile

:)     happy

:)     midget smiley

:)     salamander

:*     kisses

:*)     Ed McMahon

:*)     drunk

:*)     drunk smiling face, for those of us who like get intoxicated before or while reading netnews

:*)     everyman

:*)     smile with moustache [ins_ajpo@jhunix.UUCP]

:+(     punched nose, hurt

:+)     Carl Friedrich Gauss

:,(     crying

:-     male

:-     prolog programmer [Jeff Winslow, jeffw@midas.UUCP]

:-!     bland face

:-!     smiley bland face

:-"     heavy smoker

:-"     pursing lips

:-#     braces

:-#     mouth zipped

:-#     my lips are sealed

:-#     punched in the mouth

:-#|     bushy mustache

:-#|     smiley face with bushy mustache

:-$     mouth wired shut

:-$     smiley face with it's mouth wired shut

:-$     uncertainty

:-%     banker

:-%     bearded

:-%     smiley banker

:-%     talking out of both sides of mouth

:-&     tongue-tied

:-'     smoker

:-'|     has a cold

:-(     Drama

:-(     boo hoo

:-(     frowning

:-(     has read too many 'smiley' articles

:-(     mad

:-(     sad

:-(     sad face, 'that comment makes me sad (mad)'

:-(     un-smiley

:-( )     You backed your car over my toe

:-( :-     impotent (or let down) [David Gundlach,]

:-( )     You stepped on my toe

:-()     I stubbed my toe

:-(*)     sick of netnews articles, about to vomit

:-(0)     yelling

:-(=)     big teeth

:-(O)     yelling

:-)     Comedy

:-)     Your basic smiley. This smiley is used to inflect a sarcastic or joking statement since we can't hear voice inflection over Unix.

:-)     ha ha

:-)     happy

:-)     humorous

:-)     smiley standard

:-)     smiling

:-)     the normal smiling face, appended to a sentence or an article means 'this is a joke' or 'this is supposed to make you laugh'

:-) ,     outie belly button

:-) .     innie belly button

:-) 8     Dolly Parton

:-) <     slut

:-) < ... :-) < ... :-) < ...     nymphomaniac

:-) >     celibate

:-) -8     blue balls [David Gundlach,]

:-) -:     smiley with an erection [David Gundlach,]

:-) -^-:     in need of some corrective surgery [David Gundlach,]

:-) :-...     taking a leak [David Gundlach,]

:-) )-:     masking theatrical comments

:-) ---     John Holmes

:-) ... :-( ... :-) ... :-( ...     manic depressive

:-) 8 -     female [David Gundlach,]

:-) :-) :-)     loud guffaw

:-)!!!     Sam Kinnison

:-)'     drooling

:-))     double chin

:-)))     William Conrad

:-)))     very overweight

:-)--     98-pound weakling

:-)-8     big girl

:-)-O     smiling doctor with stethoscope

:-)-{8     big girl

:-)-}8     big girl

:-)8     man with bowtie

:-)8     well dressed

:-)==     Arnold Schwarzenegger

:-)X     wearing a bowtie

:-)}     has goatee/beard

:-)~     drooling

:-*     Oops!

:-*     Oops! (covering mouth with hand)

:-*     after eating something bitter or sour

:-,     "Hmmmm."

:-,     smirking

:--)     Jamie Farr (Klinger from M*A*S*H)

:------------)     big liar

:-/     lefty undecided smiley

:-/     skeptical

:-0     No Yelling! (Quiet Lab)

:-0     orator

:-0     smiley orator

:-0     user can't find shift key

:-1     bland face

:-1     smiley bland face

:-6     after eating something sour

:-6     smiley after eating something sour

:-7     smiley after a wry statement

:-7     smokes a pipe

:-7     talking out of side of mouth

:-7     wry face

:-8     talking out both sides of your mouth

:-8(     condescending stare

:-9     licking its lips

:-9     smiley licking it's lips

:-:     mutant

:-:     mutant smiley

:-:     toothless

:-<     frowning

:-<     moustache

:-<     real sad

:-<     real sad smiley

:-=)     Adolph Hitler

:-=)     older smiley with mustache

:->     biting sarcastic face

:->     deformed lips

:->     happy

:->     hey hey

:->     yet another smiley

:->X==|     smiley formalware [Peter da Silva,]

:-?     smiley smoking a pipe

:-?     smoking a pipe

:-@     "I swear"

:-@     beard has permanent wave *or* was drawn by Picasso.

:-@     extremely angry

:-@     screaming

:-@     smiley face screaming

:-@     swearing

:-B     drooling

:-C     just totally unbelieving

:-C     really bummed out

:-D     big smile

:-D     laughing (at you!)

:-D     said with a smile

:-D     talking too much

:-D     wider happy face [figmo@lll-crg.ARpA]

:-E     bucktoothed vampire

:-E     has major dental problems

:-F     bucktoothed vampire with one tooth missing

:-G-     smoking cigarettes

:-I     hmm

:-I     indifferent

:-I     thinking

:-J     tongue-in-cheek comments

:-M     speaking no evil

:-O     Mr. Bill

:-O     Wow!

:-O     birth

:-O     ohh, big mouth, Mick Jagger

:-O     uh oh

:-O>-o     smiley American tourist (note big mouth and camera)

:-P     Nyahhhh!

:-P     has a secret to tell you

:-P     nyah nyah

:-P     sticking out tongue

:-P     telling secrets

:-P     tongue hanging out in anticipation

:-Q     smoker

:-Q~     smoking

:-R     has the flu

:-S     just made an incoherent statement

:-T     keeping a straight face

:-T     keeping a straight face (tight-lipped)

:-V     shouting

:-W     speak with forked tongue

:-X     A big wet kiss!

:-X     bow tie

:-X     my lips are sealed

:-Y     a quiet aside

:-[     biting criticism

:-[     biting criticism smiling face, ditto for criticism

:-[     blockhead

:-[     pouting

:-[     sarcastic

:-[     un-smiley blockhead

:-[     vampire

:-\     Popeye

:-\     undecided smiley

:-\ 8o     after a cold shower [David Gundlach,]

:-]     biting sarcasm

:-]     biting sarcasm smiling face, used when sarcasm is intended, since we cannot inflect our voice over the net

:-]     blockhead

:-]     sarcastic

:-]     smiley blockhead

:-`     smiley spitting out its chewing tobacco

:-`     spitting out chewing tobacco

:-a     lefty smiley touching tongue to nose

:-b     left-pointing tongue

:-b     left-pointing tongue smiley

:-c     bummed out

:-c     real unhappy

:-d     lefty smiley razzing you

:-d~     smokes heavily

:-e     disappointed

:-e     disappointed smiley

:-f     sticking tongue out

:-i     semi-smiley

:-j     left smiling

:-j     left smiling smiley

:-k     beats me, looks like something, tho

:-k     beats me, looks like something, though

:-l     y.a.s.

:-l     yet another smiley

:-o     "Oh, nooooooo!" (a la Mr. Bill) [figmo@lll-crg.ARpA]

:-o     Mr. Bill

:-o     Uh oh!

:-o     Wow!

:-o     shocked

:-o     singing national anthem

:-o     smiley singing national anthem

:-o     surprise

:-o     yawn

:-o ^^^^:     after zipping up fly too fast [David Gundlach,]

:-p     smiley sticking its tongue out (at you!)

:-p~     smokes heavily

:-q     smiley trying to touch its tongue to its nose

:-q     trying to touch tongue to nose

:-r     sticking tongue out

:-s     after a BIZARRE comment

:-s     smiley after a BIZARRE comment

:-t     cross smiley

:-v     speaking

:-v     talking head smiley

:-w     speak with forked tongue

:-x     "my lips are sealed"

:-x     "my lips are sealed" smiley

:-x     kiss kiss

:-x     not telling any secrets

:-y     said with a smile

:-z     y.a.s.

:-z     yet another cross smiley

:-{     mustache

:-{     smiley variation on a theme

:-{ -__-:     after slamming the toilet seat [David Gundlach,]

:-{#}     messages teasing people about their braces

:-{)     moustache

:-{)     normal smiling face with a moustache

:-{}     heavy lipstick

:-{~     has read too many of the toilet paper articles previous to lunch

:-|     "have an ordinary day"

:-|     "have an ordinary day" smiley

:-|     grim

:-|     no expression

:-|     no expression face, 'that comment doesn't phase me'

:-| 8( )-     pregnant female [David Gundlach,]

:-||     angry

:-}     "Thish wine tashted pretty good"

:-}     beard

:-}     lipstick

:-}     normal smiling face with pretty lips

:-}     pretty lips

:-}     wears lipstick or some other lip appearance improving device

:-} -oo-:     taking matters into hand [David Gundlach,]

:-~)     has a cold

:/)     not funny

:/7)     Cyrano de Bergerac

:/i     no smoking

:3-<     dog

:8)     pig

::-)     wears glasses

:<     midget unsmiley

:<     what pretences!

:<()     African tribesman

:<)     from an Ivy League School

:<)=     for those with beards too

:<=     walrus

:<|     attends an Ivy League school

:= |     Baboon

:= |     baboon

:=)     has two noses

:=8)     baboon

:>     hmm, let me think...

:>     midget smiley

:>)     big nose

:?)     philosopher

:@     what?

:@)     pig

:C     what?

:D     laughter

:I     Hmmm, not funny!

:O     yelling

:Q     what?

:Q)     John Q. Public

:Ui     smoking

:Uj     smoking (and smiling)

:V     woodpecker

:V)     woodpecker

:X)     hearing no evil

:[     real downer

:]     Gleep...a friendly midget smiley who will gladly be your friend

:^(     has had his nose put out of joint; useful for replying to flames

:^)     3/4 view of person with elf-type sharp nose [The Grey Wolf,]

:^)     broken nose

:^)     smiley with pointy nose (righty)

:^D     "Great! I like it!"

:^{     for those with moustaches

:^{)>     moustache and beard

:_)     nose sliding off face

:c)     big nose variant [Po-Jen J. Yang,]

:c<     big nose variant [Po-Jen J. Yang,]

:n)     funny-looking right nose

:q     vi user saying, "How do I get out of this damn emacs editor?" [Mark Baranowski,]

:u)     funny-looking left nose

:v)     left-pointing broken nose

:v)     left-pointing nose

:{     oh boy, the headmaster!...

:}     What should we call these? (what?)

:~(     nose put out of joint

:~)     Peter Ubberoth

:~)     needs a nosejob

:~)     pointy nose (righty)

:~)     smiling face needs a nosejob, no explanation necessary

:~)     ugly nose

:~-(     crying

:~-)     so happy, s/he is crying

:~/     really mixed up

;(     crying

;-(     'that makes me so mad that if I ever see you I'll punch your lights out'

;-(     beaten up

;-(     crying

;-(     sad face gets his lights punched out

;-(     sad or mad and got beat up

;-)     a practical joker who played one too many and got beat up

;-)     beaten up

;-)     could be pirate smiling face??

;-)     crying with happiness

;-)     getting fresh

;-)     sardonic incredulity

;-)     smiling face gets his lights punched out

;-)     winking

;-) ===8     circumcised [David Gundlach,]

;-) o===8     braggart [David Gundlach,]

;-D     a friendly, winking, laughing smile []

;-\     Popeye beaten up

;-\     Popeye gets his lights punched out

;-|     beaten up but silent

;-|     no expression face gets his lights punched out

;-|     says nothing but still gets beat up

;-}     leer? (terminal dependent)

;^?     punched out

<&&>     message concerning rubber chickens

<*:oDX     clown with bowtie and dunce

<:-(     disappointed

<:-(     dunce

<:-)     Vietnamese peasant

<:-)     dumb questions

<:-)<<|     in a space rocket

<:-I     dunce

<:-O     Eeek!

<:>==     a turkey emoticon

<:I     dunce

<<<<(:-)     hat salesman

<=     for messages about housing in the Snow Belt [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

<I==I)     on four wheels

<{:-)}     in a bottle

<|-(     Chinese and doesn't like these kind of jokes

<|-(=     Chinese and doesn't like this article

<|-(=     Chinese and unhappy

<|-)     Chinese

<|-)=     Chinese

=)     variation on a theme...

=):-)     Uncle Sam

=.'v     (profile) has mohawk

=0==     Mexican on a railroad!

=:-#}     punk rocker with a mustache

=:-#}     smiley punk with a mustache....

=:-(     punk rocker (real punk rockers don't smile)

=:-(     smiley punk-rocker (real punk rockers don't smile)

=:-)     hosehead

=:-)     punk rocker

=:-)     smiley punk-rocker

=:-H     football player

==#==     railroad crossings [Kenneth P. Brooks, <CSD.BROOKS at SU-SCORE>]

===:[OO']>:===     has been railroaded

=====:}     snake

=t==     Mexican run over by train

=|:-)     Abe Lincoln

=|:-)=     Abe Lincoln

>-     female

>-<     absolutely livid!!

>->     china man

>-^);>     fish

>:)     a little devil

>:*)     Bozo the Clown

>:-(     mad, annoyed

>:-(     sick and tired of reading this nonsense

>:-( 8 *>-     for disparaging opinions on feminists [Phil Barth, <ICL.BARTH at SU-SCORE>]

>:-)     devil [ins_ajpo@jhunix.UUCP]

>:-<     mad

>:->     devilish

>:-I     net.startrek

>:-b     left-pointing tongue smiley

>:^(     headhunter (Amazon style)

>;-)     devilish wink [ins_ajpo@jhunix.UUCP]

>;->     winky and devil combined. A very lewd remark was just made.

>< ><     about/to someone wearing argyle socks

>>-O->     General Custer

>>>>>:============     an asparagus [David J. Rood,]

>[I     Television

>w     nose-thumbing gesture [jeffw@midas.UUCP]

>|(     Robocop: "Thank you for your co-operation." [Craig P McLaughlin,]

>|->     Chinese

?-(     about people with a black eye

?-(     has black eye

@%&$%&     You know what that means...

@%&$%&$\&*@%$#@     you know what that means...

@-(     "Ulysses! Bring me Ulysses!" [Ben Cranston, zben@umd2]

@-)     Cyclops

@.'v     (profile) has curly hair

@:-)     Indian (East)

@:-)     wavy hair

@:-)     wearing a turban

@:I     turban

@=     flame about nuclear war, power or weapons follows (mushroom cloud) [figmo@lll-crg.ARpA]

@=     pro-nuclear war

@>--->----     a rose

@O=E<=     woman in skirt wearing turtleneck sweater [DJ Delorie,]

@l@     too many hours at terminal

B)     frog wearing sunglasses

B-(8     Sir Robin Day (a British BBC TV presenter, famed for his grumpy countenance, and who wears glasses and a bow tie)

B-)     "Let's do the beach, man!" [The Grey Wolf,]

B-)     Batman

B-)     glasses

B-)     horn-rimmed glasses

B-)     horn-rims

B-)     sunglasses

B-)-[<     sunglasses and swimming trunk

B-D     "Serves you right, dummy!!"

B-|     cheap sunglasses

B:-)     sunglasses on head

B^)     hornrimmed glasses

C:#     football player

C:-)     large brain capacity

C=:-)     Galloping Gourmet

C=:-)     chef [ins_ajpo@jhunix.UUCP]

C=>8*)     devilish chef with glasses and a moustache [ins_ajpo@jhunix.UUCP]

C=}>;*{))     mega-smiley... a drunk, devilish chef with a toupee in an updraft, a mustache, and a double chin

C=}>;*{O)     mega-smiley... a drunk, devilish chef with a toupee in an updraft, a mustache, and a double chin

C|:-=     Charlie Chaplin

E-:-)     ham radio operator

E-:-I     net.ham-radio

EK(     Frankenstien

Honk! oo---oo-Bo     semi-truck moving right [Michael Cook,]

K:P     a little kid with a propeller beanie

L:-)     just graduated

M-)     sees no evil

M-),:X),:-M     sees no evil, hears no evil, speaks no evil

M:-)     saluting

O 8-)     the angelic halo look [Andrew Williams,]

O :-)     an angel (at heart, at least)

O |-)     net.religion

O+     appropriate for women's messages, surely? [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

O-&-<     doing nothing

O-(==<     chastised and/or chagrined, or is merely asleep.

O-)     Megaton Man, on patrol! [Matthew P. Wiener, weemba@brahms.BERKELEY.EDU]

O-)     cyclops

O-)     scuba diver

O-G-<     pointing to self

O-S-<     in a hurry

O-Z-<     in a big hurry

O:-)     acting very innocent (halo)

O:-)     with halo

O>-<|=     of interest to women

OO     headlights on msg

P-)     Colonel Klink (Hogan's Heroes)

P-)     getting fresh

Q:-)     new graduate

R-)     broken glasses

X-(     just died

X-(     net.suicide

[8-{)     bearded smiley with glasses and headphones [Dave Straker,]

[:-)     listening to walkman

[:-)     wearing a walkman

[:-]     square head

[:]     robot

[:|]     robot (or other AI project)

[=     for messages about housing in Arizona [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

[]     hugs

\/\/\/\,8-O     really should fix frayed line cord on terminal

\:-)     french hat

\:^)     gumby smiley

\o/     PTL (praise the lord, or pass the loot?)

]:-)     The Devil

]:->     The Devil

^(^     happy variation

^)^ ^(^     two people talking

^L^     happy

^v^v^     mountains [Kenneth P. Brooks, <CSD.BROOKS at SU-SCORE>]

_:^)     American Indian

_\\//     Vulcan salute

__.     properly chastised and/or chagrined, or is merely asleep

__/~`-'~\_/     line of thought isn't quite a line

__Q~`__     cat

`:-)     shaved his right eyebrow off this morning

d :-o     hats off to your great idea

d.'v     (profile) wearing hard hat

d8=     Your pet beaver is wearing goggles and a hard hat

d:-)     baseball player

g-)     wearing pince-nez glasses

i-=<*** __.     CAUTION: has flame thrower and uses it!

i-=<****** o-(==<     CAUTION: has flame thrower and uses it!

i-=<***i     CAUTION: has flame thrower

o-)     Cyclops

o-<:-{{{     santa [rayan@utai.uucp]

o/     raised hand

o=     a burning candle (for flames)

o>-<|=     of interest only to women

o>8<|=     messages about interesting women

oF-oo---oo     semi-truck moving left [Michael Cook,]

oo     somebody's head-lights are on

oo-     puzzled, confused

ouch... O>--<     dead driver/passenger on pavement [Michael Cook,]

pp#     cow

pq`#'     bull

q:-)     wearing baseball cap backwards

{     Alfred Hitchcock

{ :-)     Marge Simpson (Homer's wife) [Liron Lightwood,]

{(:-)     wearing toupee

{0-)     Cyclops

{:-)     hair parted in the middle

{:-)     new hair style

{:-)     smiley with its hair parted in the middle

{:-)     wearing a toupee

{:-{)}     new hair style, mustache and beard

{:\/     sounds like a duck

{:^=(     Adolph Hitler

{=     for messages about housing [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

{{-}}}     refugee from the '60's

{}     'no comment'

|     for bike fleet messages [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

|)     salamander

|-(     asleep with nightmares [ins_ajpo@jhunix.UUCP]

|-(     late at night

|-)     Chinese

|-)     Same as :-) but poster is Oriental [figmo@lll-crg.ARpA]

|-)     asleep (boredom)

|-)     hee hee

|-<>     kissy face

|-D     ho ho

|-I     sleeping

|-O     birth

|-O     bored

|-O     yawning/snoring

|-P     reaction to unusually ugly C code [The Grey Wolf,]

|-P     yuk

|-{     "Good Grief!" (Charlie Brown?)

|:-)     heavy eyebrows

|:-O     (no explanation given)

|:-|     excessively rigid

|:['     Groucho Marx

|I     asleep

|^o     snoring

||     for messages about cars or other four-wheeled vehicles [Richard Treitel, <CSL.VER.RJT at SU-SCORE>]

||*(     handshake offered

||*)     handshake accepted

|~(     "Someone just busted my nose".

}(:-(     wearing toupee in wind

}:-(     bull headed

}:-(     toupee in an updraft

}:-)     hair parted in the middle in an updraft

}:-)     wearing toupee in an updraft

}:-<     cat

}:^#})     mega-smiley: updrafted bushy-mustached pointy nosed smiley with a double-chin

}:~#})     mega-smiley: updrafted bushy-mustached pointy nosed smiley with a double-chin

}}\/=oo---oo Crash!     semi-truck after collision [Michael Cook,]

~ :-(     particularly angry

~'v     (profile) has long bangs

~:-(     net.flame

~=     a candle, to annotate flaming messages

~==     flame follows (picture of a lit match or candle) [figmo@lll-crg.ARpA]

~M`'~     camel

~~:-(     net.flame

~~\8-O     needs to fix frayed cord on terminal

~~~\8-O     zapped by frayed cord on terminal

~~c___     beach [Kenneth P. Brooks, <CSD.BROOKS at SU-SCORE>]

~~~~8}     snake

~~~~~8}     snake