Should smilies be turned into images in questions and answers?
It just struck me that we need emoticons. So often I find myself typing
;) and then wondering how to format it so it looks right. In the edit box, it looks fine, and I guess the backstrophe has been perfected so it looks right. But still the basic emoticons would be nice. And can't we have something creative, StackOverflow-ish, instead of the standard ones that we see in forums? I really like the ones Skype uses. A few that we should have are
:O, plus a few others I probably missed.
Oh, and no emoticons in code blocks.