Liar Rep Icon

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  1. K.

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    We clearly need this. It will also be an interesting social experiment to see how well, or not at all, people can distinguish lies, stupidity, and dissent.

    So we could have a liar with a long nose:

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    Or we could go the forked tongue route, in a human face:

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    Or as the full-headed adversary of truth:

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    Personally, I like the last one best. It's also most easily distinguished from our other icons.
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  2. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    Just use gturner's pic from his website.
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  3. Faceman

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    Yeah, this ain't trolling at all . . .
  5. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    How about a shrunken down Henry Rollins painted all red?
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  7. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    :sob:
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    Your tears sustain my tear powered CD player, which I only use to play Nickelback CDs.
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  9. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    I like it. Although think we need a better snake. What would people suggest we remove.

    I vote NoU (sorry Anna), I hardly ever see it used.
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  10. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    I used it 4-5 times yesterday.
    :shrug:
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  11. Shirogayne

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    FWIW, if folks are in favor of removing no u to fit it, I'm cool with that. :shrug: I wouldn't want John to add more to the already full roster of choices.
  12. K.

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    Is it too full? I'm not sure.

    Personally, I feel like the FU one works worst of all of them, because the grin and the sentiment contradict each other. It's never clear how the icon is intended, whether as a friendly sublimation for aggression, or just as aggression.
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  13. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    I always thought the grin made it more aggressive.
    An angry face would indicate the recipient got under your skin, but the grin says "you're a worthless piece of inferior shit, and I dismiss you like a gnat", but without all the cumbersome words.
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  14. Bickendan

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    @Ancalagon 'no u' gets used. :finger:

    Re: 'GFY' I agree that using :finger: is the wrong one. :muad2: would fit better, specifically the last animation frame as rep icons aren't animated.

    And, if a liar icon were to be added, a simple pair of pants on fire would do the job.
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  15. Tuckerfan

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    I like :finger: because of its ambiguity. I mean, I can use it both on someone I think is being a raging asshole, as well as someone who is just being stupidly pedantic because they're trying to be funny.
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  16. K.

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    That is so much better! Let's do that!
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  17. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    I think we need fewer rep icons, not more. I mean, 12 is kind of ridiculous.
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  18. Liet

    Liet Dr. of Horribleness, Ph.D.

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    I will be very disappointed if tafkats' post doesn't draw at least one of each type of rep icon. :bailey:
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  19. K.

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    Deal.
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  20. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    We are still missing agree, disagree, thank you, funny, love, and dumb. Come on people, let's show Tafkats what we think!
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  21. K.

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    I did as much as I could. @John, the bastard, banned all my doubles from the Great Age of Discouragement.
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  22. K.

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    I wondered when we'd get around to discussing Thatcher on Wordforge.
  23. Dayton Kitchens

    Dayton Kitchens Banned

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    I'm against a Liar Rep Icon. Screaming "Liar!" is too much like those stunts Al Franken has always been prone to pulling. A tactic to shut down debate and club someone into silence.
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  24. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    Coming from the guy who calls anyone a liar if they can't post proof or a link to back up their post.
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  25. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    It's up to 10 now. :D
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  26. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    Nobody's used "agree" or "disagree"? Come on, those are the classics!
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  27. Dayton Kitchens

    Dayton Kitchens Banned

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    Traditionally, I hated being asked to prove something I've said online or post a link.

    But after so many years, I've come to accept it as a necessary part of discussion.

    But, I've very intent on wanting people to prove something that they maintain about me personally. Such as when Tererun claims that I have "genocidal and racist views toward Muslims".
  28. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    Is that because of your 51% rule that you came up with?
  29. Dayton Kitchens

    Dayton Kitchens Banned

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    The 51% rule you refer to does not apply to everything. It is meant to convey that absolute certainty is not required for a person to claim they believe something with absolute certainty.
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  30. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    Then I'm making up a new rule of my own, I'm 52% certain it does apply to everything. And I am at least 51% certain of that.
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