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Put A Smile on Your Face, It's Smiley's Birthday!
Read the Article: Smiley was invented in Pittsburgh 30 years ago.

In September 1982, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh posted a symbol on an internet bulletin board.  I never knew this symbol started right in my own backyard, but we learn something new every day.  This symbol revolutionized the way we communicate online today.  It's 3 marks...colon, hyphen, close parentheses.  Put em together and whaddya got?  Not bibbidi bobbidi boo, but this little guy ---> :-)

That's right, it's time to say happy 30th birthday to the emoticon.  Let's celebrate below by posting your favorite emoticon, can be something that we may not even use here on the Q.  Tonight we're having a Smiley birthday party!Put A Smile on Your Face, It's Smiley's Birthday! Photo
| Closed on 10/20/12 at 05:00PM
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144.6251. Put A Smile on Your Face, It's Smiley's Birthday!

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#6 | 673 days ago

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#3 | 673 days ago



I call it the Petey Pablo. 
#4 | 673 days ago
unopescatore (+)


I'm sooooooooo excited
#5 | 673 days ago

jswol54 wrote:


I call it the Petey Pablo. 
Ha. NC had to sit down last night :|
#6 | 673 days ago

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#7 | 673 days ago

Most of the comments I snag for WSI make me do this...
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#8 | 673 days ago

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOO.......many many more.....YOU DO MAKE PEOPLE SMILE.....smileysmileysmileyyes
#9 | 672 days ago

kramer wrote:
Most of the comments I snag for WSI make me do this...
Haven't seen WSI in like...forever....
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#10 | 671 days ago

Jeff_P wrote:
WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOO.......many many more.....YOU DO MAKE PEOPLE SMILE.....smileysmileysmileyyes
;-)
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#11 | 671 days ago

mail enlightened (what michigan fans are doing today: crying)
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#12 | 671 days ago

icfeet wrote:
Haven't seen WSI in like...forever....
I just did one a couple weeks ago, more will be on the way shortly, so keep your shoes on Doc.wink
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