How to make eyeroll emoticons

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How to make eyeroll emoticons
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Emoticons are nonverbal symbols used to express your feelings in an e-mail, text message or instant message. With the advent of e-mail and messaging as ways of communicating, emoticons increasingly are used to indicate how a person is feeling due to the inability to adequately convey emotions through plain text. One feeling that is not easily conveyed through an e-mail or text message is a sense of disbelief or frustration, which is commonly associated with rolling one's eyes. You can convey this feeling by using an "eyeroll" emoticon.

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Stroke the number "8" key.

    Example: 8

  2. 2

    Add a hyphen.

    Example: 8-

  3. 3

    Insert a "closed" parenthesis. The "closed" parenthesis is the one that is cupped to the right. This step completes the American eyeroll emoticon.

    Example: 8-)

  1. 1

    Insert an "open" parenthesis, which is the parenthesis that is cupped to the left.

    Example: (

  2. 2

    Insert the "face" of the emoticon. Japanese emoticons, unlike American emoticons, are vertical as opposed to horizontal. The "face" of an eyeroll emoticon is comprised of two "e"s and an underscore.

    Example: (e_e

  3. 3

    Insert a "closed" parenthesis. The "closed" parenthesis is the one that is cupped to the right. This step completes the Japanese eyeroll emoticon.

    Example: (e_e)

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