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Ever wonder why Google’s GChat only has 12 kinds of emoticon buttons while Gmail has many more? Well, taking a page out of Skype’s playbook, GChat actually has a lot of hidden emoticons that you can employ by typing in certain combinations of characters. Here’s the list of secret / hidden emoticons for GChat.
Here are the secret emoticons for Skype. And here are hidden emoticons for Yahoo Messenger.
My mom loves emoticons! So I sent her a (bug) in Skype and she says “that’s not there on the list!” right away; upon hearing my explanation, she was really excited about the idea of hidden emoticons and wanted to look them up herself. I thought it was quite adorable, really 🙂
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