Happy Birthday :-)

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by rdowns, Sep 19, 2007.

  1. rdowns macrumors Penryn

    rdowns

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    Jul 11, 2003
    #1
    Smile: The :) turns 25

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    PITTSBURGH — It was a serious contribution to the electronic lexicon. :) Twenty-five years ago, Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman says, he was the first to use three keystrokes — a colon followed by a hyphen and a parenthesis — as a horizontal "smiley face" in a computer message.
     
  2. iGav macrumors G3

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    Mar 9, 2002
    #2
    I prefer the Snowman nose, : o )

    Without the spaces of course.
     
  3. BoyBach macrumors 68040

    BoyBach

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    #3
    :) Happy 25th Birthday!

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