Skype is consolidating itself as the best option when it comes to voice chat over PCs and many other devices, and ever since MSN Messenger fused with it, we expect its user base to rise up a bit more. Furthermore, now is the perfect time to learn about some of the things Skype provides that people who haven’t used it before might not be aware of, that is, the hidden emoticons.
We’ve created this sheet for you, featuring some of the stuff that doesn’t appear in the regular emoticon window, and can therefore be considered “hidden”. Now, we’re not claiming these are all of them, so trying more commands out is encouraged, but this is as many as we could find! Enjoy them!
|(mooning)||Mooning emoticon, perfect…|
|(finger)||Middle finger emoticon, a very rude emoticon to express yourself.|
|(swear)||Swearing smiley, his words are just too rude to show!|
|(rock)||Rocking smiley, making a hand gesture and enjoying his music.|
|(smoking)||Smoking emoticon, this hidden smiley is one bad dude!|
|(drunk)||Drunk emoticon, this Skype smiley’s had a bit too much to drink|
|(poolparty)||Pool party emoticon, this guy just can’t wait to jump in!|
|(toivo)||A guy and his dog, not sure what this emoticon is about, but Toivo was a Skype engineer.|
|(bandit)||Masked bandit emoticon, quite unique. Good for when some stealth is required.|
|(headbang)||Angry smiley banging his head against a wall, we’ve all felt this way sometime.|
|(fubar)||FUBAR emoticon, for times when things just won’t work.|
|(tmi)||Too Much Information (TMI) emoticon, good for when you’ve heard more than enough!|
|(bug)||Bug emoticon, a black|
|(heidy)||Squirrel emoticon, a cute little critter and his nut. Heidi is a Skype staff member.|
|(myspace)||MySpace emoticon, new in Skype 3.6 to commemorate the Skype-MySpace partnership!|
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