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What does O.O mean??


I get it ALL the time and yet I have no idea what it means. Their are many different varieties such as:

O.o
O.O
o.O
o_O
O_o
0_o

but what do they all mean???



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They are 'smiles' O = An wide open eye. . = a nose and o = a semi closed eye.

_ = a mouth

Usually those are weirded out smilies..

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0__________0 is my favorite almost looks like a frog or something...

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This gotta be the most horrible smilie imitation ever... How the hell should one guess what 0_o is?

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This gotta be the most horrible smilie imitation ever... How the hell should one guess what 0_o is?
You don't guess, you learn.

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I wondered the same thing about a year ago when people started doing it to me

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O_o means you're confused, like of like "whoa?!?!"
O_O is total shock, or watching very intently

The other ones you have are just variations of these too

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Quote:
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This gotta be the most horrible smilie imitation ever... How the hell should one guess what 0_o is?
It's really not that hard to picture. . .

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The guy I was talking to did it after EVERY sentance. I freaked me out.

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You were talking to him? How did he manage to make those smilies then?

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after every sentence would be a little obbsessive

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I always prefered this one:

^_^

as a smiley, and:

^_^;

as a nervous smile. Of course anime has a lot to do with that.

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This gotta be the most horrible smilie imitation ever...
Isn't it though!!! This crap and that l33t talk crap gets on my freakin nerves.
Nothing more than wannabe kiddie hackers tryin to be cute, and then the masses try to follow them thinking they can be 'k3w|' too

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At first I thought lol was a dinner plate with a fork and spoon on either side. Hungry for more ?



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Are these japanese (manga) smileys? Does anyone know their origin?

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