Emoticon problem

Discussion in 'Windows Live Messenger' started by ChristyAng, Aug 19, 2007.

  1. ChristyAng

    ChristyAng Guest

    Why are those emoticons not showing when friends are typing the emoticons
    during our chatting session?
    ChristyAng, Aug 19, 2007
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  2. Greetings,

    What are you seeing exactly? Just a blank spot where the emoticon should be or the text of
    the emoticon, like :)?

    Jonathan Kay
    Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger/MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
    Associate Expert
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    Jonathan Kay [MVP], Aug 20, 2007
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  3. ChristyAng

    ChristyAng Guest

    It's a blank spot.

    ChristyAng, Aug 20, 2007
  4. ChristyAng

    Three_Arrows Guest

    I've also lost the ability to see my emoticons. But it appears as plain text,
    not a blank spot.
    Three_Arrows, Aug 31, 2007
  5. ChristyAng

    Clyde Guest

    I've had this problem in the past. I've found that if you look under
    tools on a chat window, you'll find that "show emoticons" is not
    checked. If you left click it, you'll see a check mark, and find the
    emoticons are back....it's worked for me several times ;~)

    Clyde, Sep 4, 2007
  6. ChristyAng

    Three_Arrows Guest

    lol...how ridiculously simple the problem was.
    (i wonder how it got unchecked in the first place.)

    Thanks Clyde!
    Three_Arrows, Sep 4, 2007
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    Angela Guy Guest

    when i type the emoticon ie :-( it shows as a set of numbers and the same when i click on the emoticon icons
    Angela Guy, Aug 23, 2010
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