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Why has [brew] taken over [hmm]?

(16 Posts)
TheTermagantToaster Wed 03-Oct-12 22:42:21

And thanks instead of [ blush ]

Are they slowly eating the other emoticons?

TheTermagantToaster Wed 03-Oct-12 22:44:05

They're even listed that way in the smileys list at the bottom of the page confused.

Have I missed something major?

CouthyMowWearingOrange Wed 03-Oct-12 22:57:39

On the App, I don't get all the emoticons on the bar, but I can still type them in anyway.

The bar on the App shows these :


But I can also type thanks brew and if I could think of any more I could type them.

CouthyMowWearingOrange Wed 03-Oct-12 22:58:23


CouthyMowWearingOrange Wed 03-Oct-12 22:58:59

Nope, that was just a test. As it's October.

TheTermagantToaster Wed 03-Oct-12 23:00:05

[ hmm ] = hmm

[ blush ] = blush

I'm on the main version of the site.

TheTermagantToaster Wed 03-Oct-12 23:00:45

Not just a tipsy smile then, eh?

HelenMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 04-Oct-12 11:27:10

Sorry, TheTermagantToaster, but we don't quite get what you mean.

Are you saying you're typing [ blush ] and getting thanks?

TheTermagantToaster Thu 04-Oct-12 20:26:00

Yes, I was last night - and when I looked at other threads, I saw lots of brew where context would indicate a hmm would be more appropriate.

But now it's all ok again confused. Even the examples I typed last night have reverted to what they should be. Must have been a glitch...

HelenMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 04-Oct-12 21:35:33

How odd. Are you sure you weren't on the wine?


TheTermagantToaster Thu 04-Oct-12 22:02:11

Sadly no sad

Toddler and pregnancy putting rather a dampner on the old social life atm.

It could well be sleep deprivation...

"Dr Dr, I'm hallucinating emoticons"

Nagoo Thu 04-Oct-12 22:08:44

I think I remember this happening before, where all the emoticons got jumbled.

I can't remember why or what happened, but I do believe you saw it.

TheTermagantToaster Fri 05-Oct-12 08:12:48

Thanks Nagoo. I was starting to think I might be going mad!

flyoverthegoldenhill Wed 10-Oct-12 08:21:32

I do not believe you. I will shame you. I am an amoticons appologist.
<men in white coats bundle body into a van>

Tech (MNHQ) Sun 14-Oct-12 03:57:47

Hi that happens on iPads sometimes. Are you on an iPad when it happens?

TheObfuscatoryOven Sun 14-Oct-12 07:48:27

Ooh, hello. Yes I was on the iPad, good to know (have nc, obviously). Thanks Tech!

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