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Acceptable way to laugh in the Tesla Motors Club

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  1. Lex

    Lex Member

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    Dear Club,

    I am wondering what, if any, is our accepted way of expressing laughter.

    I've scoured the emoticons and found not it.

    Merci
     
  2. SabrToothSqrl

    SabrToothSqrl Active Member

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  3. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    Use writing that is unquestionably funny.

    As in, when responding to one of the longest-enrolled and most prolific author's post suggesting members refrain from speculating, but wait until facts appear,

    "You must be new here".

    Put differently, with appropriate language it is utterly unnecessary to resort to emoticons or simple abbreviations. And FAR more effective and memorable.
     
  4. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    LOL.
     
  5. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    I'm going to use Post #3,000 to respond appropriately to that...

    ...or not.

    What a waste!
     
  6. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    Your prize is... a pony. Again.
     
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    ohmman Maximum Plaid Member

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    Listen to this mild-mannered Mod. Emoticons are add-ons for clarity (especially to denote sarcasm). Smiles and laughs in person are great, but they don't translate well to the digital word (except, to some degree, instant messaging/texting). You've got a few minutes to think when it comes to a posting, so a "haha" or a "lol" are really unnecessary.

    You should say something that makes me say "oh..mman!"
     
  10. thecloud

    thecloud As rhythm raced inside, the ship came alive

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    Can you name a Persian Gulf country whose capital city is Muscat?
     
  11. Lex

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    Hmm, I had asked about showing that the poster is laughing, not asking how to make others laugh.

    Haha though.
     
  12. jthompson

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    Very well said!!!!!!
     
  13. pete8314

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    I'm told by my kids that LOL is sooooo lame, and thus, dead. Ha or haha is the new norm. Apparently.
     
  14. wk057

    wk057 Senior Tinkerer

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    IDK, LOL was DOA IMO. YMMV.
     
  16. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    You totally missed the joke.
     
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    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    As a former BITNET Relay user, and IRC user/admin/server developer, I offer that haha has been around for decades and remains the norm once the silly kids lose their "LOL" l33tsp34k. :)
     
  18. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight Fluxing

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    Then there's always this way:

    roflcopter_gif_by_solaris_92-d6h7qbu.gif
     
  19. Electric700

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    Haha! :biggrin:
     
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    I crack up every time I see minions
     

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