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Can we have a passive aggressive smiley?

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bumbleymummy Thu 22-Oct-15 19:19:27

Just so people know when you're being PA and when you're know..smiling.. smile

thenightsky Thu 22-Oct-15 19:22:03

A smile with a little head tilt perhaps?

GloriaHotcakes Thu 22-Oct-15 19:25:43

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bumbleymummy Thu 22-Oct-15 19:28:36

See I think it just looks happy and friendly smile A head tilt could work!

ArkhamOffitt Thu 22-Oct-15 19:30:10

Or they could just ask you and you'd say no, I really mean that smile or of course it's a sarky smile

winchester1 Thu 22-Oct-15 19:36:37


Just checking grin

RJnomaaaaaargh Thu 22-Oct-15 19:38:01

Aren't they all passive aggressive? hmm

usual Thu 22-Oct-15 19:38:29

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bumbleymummy Thu 22-Oct-15 19:38:36

^^See MNHQ! Winchester has even figured out the way for us to use it! grin

bumbleymummy Thu 22-Oct-15 19:39:50

I don't think they're all PA. I just think of them as smileys. The same way as you would smile as someone in RL if you said something. I think some people only use them in a PA way which is may be where the confusion comes from.

RJnomaaaaaargh Thu 22-Oct-15 19:40:33

I wasn't really humming at you btw I was just demonstrating

usual Thu 22-Oct-15 19:40:58

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bumbleymummy Thu 22-Oct-15 19:42:26

Ah but think how much more you would like it if it was tilted >> wink

ArkhamOffitt Thu 22-Oct-15 20:24:40

The fun is in the ambiguity. Like the flowers on a Dramatic Troll thread.

Debinaround Thu 22-Oct-15 20:27:33

Are you kidding me? I did not know that a smile Could be taken as PA. Ffs. Sorry to everyone I have offended.

<wanders off to re-read the MN rules>

WhenSheWasBadSheWasHorrid Thu 22-Oct-15 20:28:19

usual smile is always passive aggressive?

Oh shit, I think I may have accidently pissed off a few mners. blushgrin

Sparklingbrook Thu 22-Oct-15 20:32:57

I got my first deletion due to lack of a smiley. sad

bumbleymummy Thu 22-Oct-15 20:37:03

I haven't seen that before Arkham. I feel like I've missed out sad

usual Thu 22-Oct-15 21:06:24

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ArkhamOffitt Thu 22-Oct-15 21:47:56

flowers OP

TheOnlyOliviaMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 22-Oct-15 23:05:31

Not sure that having a smiley just for Passive Aggression is in the spirit of the site.
Peace and love and all that, non?

Please note we are not smilist.

WhenSheWasBadSheWasHorrid Thu 22-Oct-15 23:09:17

You do know I'm trawling through old threads now trying to see who has smile ed at me and I thought they were just being nice

bumbleymummy Fri 23-Oct-15 09:41:14

Thanks Olivia. I was more thinking that it would allow us to use the existing smiley without it being mistaken for PA. smile

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