How to Make a Smoke Emoticon

Invented in 1982 with a simple :-) by Scott Fahlman, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, emoticons have evolved into a complex method of expression for text messages, chat rooms and emails. Emoticons help you show emotions and ideas with simple, impressionistic images made of punctuation marks, letters and numbers. Learn how to make an emoticon that expresses smoke and show your correspondents that you need, or are enjoying, a smoke.

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Emoticons began with a colon, a dash and a parenthesis.

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Type :-Q or :-' to indicate that you or someone else smokes.

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Enter :-p~ or :-d~ to indicate that someone is a heavy smoker or particularly enjoys smoking. The "p" and "d" indicate a tongue outside the mouth, which indicates enjoyment or satisfaction.

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Type (__(**_**(((()~~~ to show smoke coming from a cigarette or that you are on a cigarette break.