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How to use emoji

The MixThe Mix The Mix HQPosts: 2,579 Staff Team
edited October 10 in Help Desk
Hey everyone,

You may have noticed that when you're posting on the boards, the little emoji button:  only gives you 12 emoji to choose from! :scream:

But fear not! The boards do have a lot more to choose from. :relieved:

If you're using a computer (not a phone), the easiest way to add emoji to your post is to type a colon : followed by the name of the emoji you want.

As soon as you type a colon you should see a list of suggested emoji pop up. You can start typing the name of an emotion or facial expression to refine the list and find the right one:


If you're on your phone, you can simply use your phone's built-in emoji.

Here is the full list of emoji built into the new boards and their codes:

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Plain text list:

:-1: (thumbs down) :+1: (thumbs up) :angry: :anguished: or D: :astonished: :bawling: :bleep_bloop: (space invader-type thing) :blush: or :3 :cold_sweat: :confounded: or :s :confused: or :/ :cookie: :cry: or :'( :dissapointed: :dissapointed_relieved: :dizzy: :expressionless: :fearful: :flushed: :frown: or :( :grey_question: (question mark) :grimace: or :$ :grin: or :D :heart: or &lt;3 :heartbreak: :hushed: :innocent: or o:) :joy: :kiss: :kissing_blush: :kissing_wink: :lol: :love: :mask: :mrgreen: :naughty: (devil face) :neutral: or :| :no_mouth: :open_mouth: or :o :pensive: :persevere: :rage: or &gt;_&lt; :relaxed: :relieved: :scream: :skull: :sleeping: :sleepy: :smile: or :) :smiley: or =) :smirk: :star: :sunglasses: or B) :sweat: :sweat_smile: :tired_face: :tongue: or :p :triumph: :trollface: :unamused: :warning: :weary: :wink: or ;) :worried: :yum:<br>

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  • AbigailAbigail Carer/musician Posts: 684 Incredible Poster
    Mike can we have a hug emoji soon? If it's possible. It's the only thing missing. 
    Some people think I am unhappy. I'm not. I just approach silence in the world that never stops talking.
  • The MixThe Mix The Mix HQPosts: 2,579 Staff Team
    Hey @Abigail

    We do need a hug emoji! It's not something that's possible to add at the moment, but hopefully it's a feature Vanilla will add soon :) 

    - Aife
    We're @Mike, @Connor, @Emma_, @Italia and @Ed_ - the staff team here at The Mix. We don't provide support via this account, but if you have any questions about the boards or need a hand finding your way around, feel free to drop us a message. Alternatively, you can head over to the Help Desk.
  • MikeMike Screen addict 🎮 LondonPosts: 2,913 Community Manager
    Just updated the main post with a newer list, with what appear to be new additions, including but not limited to: :mrgreen: and (my personal favourite) :bleep_bloop:
    All behaviour is a need trying to be met.
  • Kasa2103Kasa2103 Posts: 4,317 The Mix Elder
    :bleep_bloop: 
    Everyone is special in their own way. We make each other strong (we make each other strong.) We're not the same. We're different in a good way. Together's where we belong. We're all in this together. Once we know. That we are. We're all stars. And we see that. We're all in this together. And it shows. When we stand. Hand in hand. Make our dreams come true.
  • MikeMike Screen addict 🎮 LondonPosts: 2,913 Community Manager
    edited October 3
    Plain text list added for those who can't read images. :)

    For any techies: any idea how to make the line breaks show up as line breaks rather than the code <br>? It's using the 'code' wrap which strips out any formatting and replaces it with code, so admittedly that's what it's meant to do. I'm just pretty sure I've managed to get line breaks appearing in a code box before, but I've no idea what I did differently this time for it not to work. Might just be me!

    For anyone who happens to use a screen reader: I assume the <br> is super annoying?
    All behaviour is a need trying to be met.
  • independent_independent_ Resident Coffee Addict ScotlandPosts: 5,196 Part of The Furniture
    edited October 3
    Yes i wondered what that was. No idea how to fix it but reads a bit funny with my reader
    “Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them.”
    Mike
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,438 Wise Owl
    @Mike this doesn't really answer your question but @liam made a list of the emoji codes in written text here (https://community.themix.org.uk/discussion/3596838/emojis#latest? If that's useful? 
    Alis propriis volat 
    independent_Mike
  • LiamLiam mint Posts: 1,587 Extreme Poster
    That’s not all of the funky code stuff @Eleanor
  • EleanorEleanor Living the Zen life 🧘🏼‍♀️ Posts: 1,438 Wise Owl
    @liam yeah but if you put the words in colons then you get the funky code stuff 🤣
    Alis propriis volat 
    Liam
  • MikeMike Screen addict 🎮 LondonPosts: 2,913 Community Manager
    Eleanor said:
    @Mike this doesn't really answer your question but @liam made a list of the emoji codes in written text here (https://community.themix.org.uk/discussion/3596838/emojis#latest? If that's useful? 

    Ah! I had no idea this thread existed - that's a good way of doing it. As @Liam mentioned, I wanted to include the colons, but that might not be possible while having it look good. :tongue: 

    Cheers for the input @independent_ - I've just removed all the line break code for now and left it as a list of code. Not sure how useful that is, but either way we've got @Eleanor's thread too. :3

    I personally think :cookie: is underutilised
    All behaviour is a need trying to be met.
    independent_
  • SkiveSkive No discipline. No morality. No respect. New ForestPosts: 15,156 Skive's The Limit
    Smile

    Big Grin

    Frown

    Mad

    Embarrassment
    Confused

    Stick Out Tongue
    Roll Eyes Sarcastic
    EEK
    Cool
    Wink
    Erm
    Up
    Down

    Still the best emoji pack (back when they were called smilies)


    Yesterday is history
    Tomorrow is a mystery
    But today is a gift
    That’s why it’s call the present
    ConnorKasa2103Mike
  • Kasa2103Kasa2103 Posts: 4,317 The Mix Elder
    They look great @Skive It shows how much The Mix has changed since you first joined.
    Everyone is special in their own way. We make each other strong (we make each other strong.) We're not the same. We're different in a good way. Together's where we belong. We're all in this together. Once we know. That we are. We're all stars. And we see that. We're all in this together. And it shows. When we stand. Hand in hand. Make our dreams come true.
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