View Poll Results: What do you want to do with the new smilies?

16. You may not vote on this poll
  • Keep them, boy are they great

    1 6.25%
  • Kill 'em, I hate progress

    10 62.50%
  • There are new smilies?

    1 6.25%
  • I love them; I love the old ones; I love inconsistent themes, keep them both

    4 25.00%
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  • 5 Post By phantomotap
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Pick your smilies

This is a discussion on Pick your smilies within the General Discussions forums, part of the Community Boards category; There seems to be some ... unhappiness with the new smilies. If there's strong consensus on having the old smilies ...

  1. #1
    Administrator webmaster's Avatar
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    Pick your smilies

    There seems to be some ... unhappiness with the new smilies. If there's strong consensus on having the old smilies back, I'm happy to do it.

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    ATH0 quzah's Avatar
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    I hate progress!

    Actually, you could make it so you could set your smiley theme in your settings. Then you can see whatever smiley faces you like. (Or, set it to none if you don't want any rendered.)

    Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.

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    Yeah, the older set --from 3 weeks ago-- were a lot nicer...

    Any chance of giving us more to choose from?

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    Unregistered User Yarin's Avatar
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    Haha... so we cboarders don't like progress... funny considering we're programmers <insert retarded smiley here>

    Actually, my favorite _are_ the old, original ones that we had for years and years. I know ppl seem to have a thing for changing things that aren't broken, but they were really simple, not too overdone, and so, pleasant.

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    Master Apprentice phantomotap's Avatar
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    I'm not digging the new ones. The laughing one looks like a lunatic about to slaughter an innocent.

    quzah, Yarin, GReaper and 2 others like this.

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    (?<!re)tired Mario F.'s Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by quzah View Post
    I hate progress!
    Ditto. And change! I can do without change too. Old smileys back please.
    The programmer’s wife tells him: “Run to the store and pick up a loaf of bread. If they have eggs, get a dozen.”
    The programmer comes home with 12 loaves of bread.

    Originally Posted by brewbuck:
    Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.

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    Programming Wraith GReaper's Avatar
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    I agree. I too prefer the old ones. Don't know why, but the new ones make we wanna punch them! ... See what I mean?
    Devoted my life to programming...

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    C++まいる!Cをこわせ! Elysia's Avatar
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    I'm not too fond of the new smilies. They do look awful. I voted no, though that doesn't mean I don't like progress. I do. It's just that these smilies are awful. I know there are better ones out there.
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    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
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    You mean it's included as a crutch to help ancient programmers limp along without them having to relearn too much.

    Outside of your DOS world, your header file is meaningless.
    For information on how to enable C++11 on your compiler, look here.
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    Unregistered User Yarin's Avatar
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    If only this was a ...public... poll

  10. #10
    Administrator webmaster's Avatar
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    By popular demand, the old smilies have returned. If you don't see them, try doing a hard refresh (usually ctrl-F5)
    GReaper, Salem, Yarin and 3 others like this.

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