Talk:541: TED Talk

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It's not the first time Randall gets banned from conventions, see 153: Cryptography. Xylon (talk) 13:10, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

There are enough of these that it should probably be a category. (Anon) 12 August 2013 24.142.134.100 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

How about "Linux(or BSD (: )"? Actually, that looks just as weird. Oh well. Alcatraz ii (talk) 05:10, 6 November 2013 (UTC)

What about "Linux (or BSD :D)"? That looks great! 05:54, 1 December 2013 (UTC) 199.27.128.120 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Or "(Linux (or BSD ( :) )))"...nope! Squirreltape (talk) 18:19, 21 January 2014 (UTC)


"Every talk has a length of 18 minutes and is supposed to be as captivating as possible." this is just wrong(first part of the statement). someone should edit it out. 108.162.219.24 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Use an asian smiley. So you'd write Linux (or BSD ^_^) instead. 108.162.216.101 04:25, 2 November 2014 (UTC)

... LINUX (OR BSD 😀 ) WOULD ... 162.158.255.187 19:16, 14 September 2015 (UTC)

LInux (: or BSD :) would...? 108.162.217.179 22:51, 27 March 2016 (UTC)

... Linux (or BSD ͜ ¨ ) would ... KangaroOS 16:15, 10 September 2016 Linux (or BSD ☺) would ....162.158.75.190 22:59, 7 October 2018 (UTC)

Smileys in parentheses look wrong, :)) looks mismatched and wrong, and :) ) is just weird. WHAT SHALL WE DO?! --JayRulesXKCD (talk) 12:03, 5 January 2017 (UTC)

I have found a solution! As it turns out, There are people who make Unicode emojis that you can use in web browsers. Go figure. 😄 --JayRulesXKCD (talk) 12:11, 5 January 2017 (UTC)
Emojis are not emoticons though 162.158.214.58 19:38, 27 July 2017 (UTC)
Except they are, and they're better than emoticons --JayRulesXKCD what's up? 10:20, 8 October 2018 (UTC)

How about using square brackets? Linux [or BSD :)] would... --172.68.245.241 23:20, 20 July 2019 (UTC)