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Orangepeel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-31-06 07:28 PM
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23. of course not.

( :eyes: can work, too)
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  -Is the sarcasm emoticon needed for obvious sarcasm? trumad  Aug-31-06 06:59 PM   #0 
  - Yes, there is no vocal inflection in ascii.  Wonk   Aug-31-06 07:02 PM   #1 
  - It's not obvious---  trumad   Aug-31-06 07:04 PM   #5 
  - I use it because some people don't seem to understand my  rzemanfl   Aug-31-06 07:03 PM   #2 
  - I've found that disclaimers work best  Solly Mack   Aug-31-06 07:03 PM   #3 
  - Yes  Bleachers7   Aug-31-06 07:03 PM   #4 
  - I am frequently amazed at the utter lack of any sense of irony  leftofthedial   Aug-31-06 07:05 PM   #6 
  - yes! some people don't get it  Pharaoh   Aug-31-06 07:07 PM   #13 
     - That obviously dripping-with-sarcasm needs no elucidation IMO  indepat   Aug-31-06 07:26 PM   #20 
  - People have gone off on posts from The Onion.  hvn_nbr_2   Aug-31-06 07:05 PM   #7 
  - I say no, but since I never know I try to remember it.  lonestarnot   Aug-31-06 07:05 PM   #8 
  - i LOVE not putting the emoticon on obvious sarcasm knowing full well....  BlooInBloo   Aug-31-06 07:05 PM   #9 
  - I like that in a person  Solly Mack   Aug-31-06 07:06 PM   #12 
  - or you could call it  soup   Aug-31-06 07:37 PM   #25 
     - lol! I doubt if more than 1/3 would get that even!  BlooInBloo   Aug-31-06 07:49 PM   #26 
  - Yes, it is.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-31-06 07:05 PM   #10 
  - Your flamebait backfired?????  Junkdrawer   Aug-31-06 07:06 PM   #11 
  - I've been yelled at for not using it.  Rex   Aug-31-06 07:07 PM   #14 
  - Yes, because sarcasm is conveyed by sound, not by text alone.  mcscajun   Aug-31-06 07:12 PM   #15 
  - having not used when it should have been obvious  maxsolomon   Aug-31-06 07:16 PM   #16 
  - What's obvious to one DUer  wtmusic   Aug-31-06 07:17 PM   #17 
  - I agree.  AlwaysQuestion   Aug-31-06 09:21 PM   #37 
  - No  Turbineguy   Aug-31-06 07:19 PM   #18 
  - Absolutely yes  blue cat   Aug-31-06 07:25 PM   #19 
  - I find a nice  Der Blaue Engel   Aug-31-06 07:26 PM   #21 
  - Yes.  skids   Aug-31-06 07:28 PM   #22 
  - of course not.  orangepeel68   Aug-31-06 07:28 PM   #23 
  - Yeah. No. So, like, are we having fun yet?  kurth   Aug-31-06 07:30 PM   #24 
  - You don't need it UNLESS you threaten to boycott Olbermann  Poiuyt   Aug-31-06 08:22 PM   #27 
  - man  datasuspect   Aug-31-06 08:23 PM   #28 
  - since I was told I needed to use it the other night  idgiehkt   Aug-31-06 08:24 PM   #29 
  - I think it is best to be as clear as possible so smilies can help.  ktlyon   Aug-31-06 08:24 PM   #30 
  - No  Generator   Aug-31-06 08:36 PM   #31 
  - Not in posts from me, it shouldn't be necessary.  Redstone   Aug-31-06 08:37 PM   #32 
  - Yes, because written sarcasm isn't understood by some  Gormy Cuss   Aug-31-06 08:38 PM   #33 
  - yes it really is  liontamer   Aug-31-06 08:43 PM   #34 
  - You wouldn't think so, but some folks are quite sarcasm-challenged.  Left Is Write   Aug-31-06 09:07 PM   #35 
  - In my experience, yes.  haruka3_2000   Aug-31-06 09:09 PM   #36 
  - I don't like the bloody dripping sarcasm icon. My sarcasm is light & fun.  Bucky   Aug-31-06 09:28 PM   #38 
  - oh yes, many here just simply don't get it....  bridgit   Aug-31-06 09:31 PM   #39 

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