Company Creates Sarcasm Punctuation Mark

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  1. Hofy

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  2. WarMace

    WarMace Gawd

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    This is a great idea[​IMG]


    It's a total bargain, way better that the cost of another mark[​IMG]

    I allready bought my copy[​IMG]
     
  3. thejulex

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  4. oneshort

    oneshort n00bie

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    That is what I was thinking.
     
  5. BloodyIron

    BloodyIron [H]ard|Gawd

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    [​IMG]

    This baby is off the charts!
     
  6. Bambi

    Bambi I Cleaned My Room - And I am a Dude

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    what abot a mark for when something is really gay?
     
  7. Lightworker

    Lightworker Limp Gawd

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    Denoting your sarcasm basically takes all the fun out of being sarcastic :(
     
  8. BlueMeanie

    BlueMeanie Limp Gawd

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    So... if someone buys this "Sarcasm Mark" for $1.99, and uses it in an email. Or on a forum. Does that mean the person reading it will also need to buy the "Sarcasm Mark" for $1.99 to be able to see the mark on the screen?

    I can almost see it now... emails and forum posts with little links attached to "Buy your sarcasm mark here".

    Or will WallMace and thejulex get sued for using the image without permission?

    Yeah... Great Idea...
     
  9. SamuraiInBlack

    SamuraiInBlack [H]ardness Supreme

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    HOLY CRAP THIS HAS CHANGED MY LIFE FOREVER!

    /sarcasm

    So when will we introduce a mark for when you're being a douche?
     
  10. srangara

    srangara Postposterous

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    Did you mean really gay or really gay? Either way, we're going to need a lot of colours.
     
  11. beowulf7

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    I thought that symbolized a black eye from getting punched out. :D
     
  12. KillerFry

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    Besides, we have issues having the new generations deal with the current punctuation marks... now you want to add another one?
     
  13. Nenu

    Nenu Pick your own.....you deserve it.

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    Absolutely agreed, most of the fun with sarcasm is when the target doesnt get it and rambles on nonsensically, hehe.
    Leave our Language alone, dont ruin this experience!
     
  14. Bone_Enterprise

    Bone_Enterprise Enter in the Rear

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    Well we would just get you to post.

    But yeah, could just use this and be done with it:
    [​IMG]
     
  15. ProfessorKaos64

    ProfessorKaos64 [H]ard|Gawd

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    You don't type sarcasm , you live it and dish it out :p
     
  16. radioactivez0r

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    How long before there's a freeware version?
     
  17. GushpinBob

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  18. Jospeh

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    That'll be 5$ and 97ยข mister[​IMG]
     
  19. Weenis

    Weenis I said WEENIS, not...

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    What we really need is a facepalm punctuation mark. Having a keyboard shortcut would be much more convenient and widely used on the internet.
     
  20. TheBuzzer

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    The real question is how will people see the mark if they don't have it!
     
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  22. Jospeh

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    After watching that video I don't think they know what sarcasm is[​IMG]
     
  23. FLECOM

    FLECOM Modder(ator) & [H]ardest Folder Evar Staff Member

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    if you need to explain your being sarcastic you already failed
     
  24. Nenu

    Nenu Pick your own.....you deserve it.

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    I agree there are many supposedly sarcastic posts that really arent but there also loads of people who just cant see sarcasm or arent good at it and they ask sometimes.
     
  25. TheBuzzer

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    Well they fail on the website with their paypal script. You don't even have to pay to get the download code email
     
  26. Nenu

    Nenu Pick your own.....you deserve it.

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    Thats probably deliberate to get more exposure and more people downloading it !
    They can easily fix it after a set amount of free downloads.
     
  27. TechLarry

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    Is that Sarcasm, or a boob?

    At any rate, VBBS can just add a circle with a dot and be done with it.

    Do they also sell bridges?
     
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  29. TheCommander

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    Not sure but they had these really dumb commercials for the word "gay."
     
  30. TheCommander

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    Oops no edit:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVicCD8FmMs

    There is the commercial. It's hilarious that they put something out like that.
     
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    I was about to read the article but I saw lingerie football on the side. I clicked that instead.
     
  32. focbde

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    ... or at least choose to ignore, is that there exists already a method of signifying sarcasm. You see it in subtitles for example. It's simply (!)
     
  33. GoldenTiger

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    Kirby Dance!!

    <(*-*<) <(*-*)> (>*-*)> !!

    That's a better use of the space, frankly... and for those unsure, notice there's no sarcasm mark. :D
     
  34. beowulf7

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    ^ LOL never heard of the Kirby Dance before, but that looks funny.
     
  35. badcaps

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    @ am i doin it rite
     
  36. GoldenTiger

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    :p Kirby dance ftw... you know when someone's an old-school gamer when they know what Kirby is :D.
     
  37. GoldenTiger

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    Fixed.
     
  38. TheBuzzer

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    they did make a ttf file called sarcmark.ttf that replaces the omega with the sarcmark.

    I wonder why did they replace such a important character and not something less important like one of those box chars.
     
  39. beowulf7

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    Oh, good, that means I'm not an old-school gamer ... yet! :p :D