Skype is a popular software program that lets you use the Internet to communicate with other users via text, voice and video. When using Skype's instant messaging interface, you can insert a variety of different emoticons, which are small images that help you express your sentiments or simply add a whimsical touch that you can't achieve with text-only messages. Certain hidden icons are not shown when pressing Skype's emoticon button, but you can insert them by typing the corresponding code in the message window.
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Insert an emoticon of an angry-looking character pointing his finger by typing (fubar) and pressing Enter. Or, type (swear) and press the "Enter" key to use an icon of a character with various symbols scrolling over his mouth, indicating he is saying swear words.
Type (headbang) or (banghead) and press "Enter" to insert an emoticon of a red, angry character banging its head against a wall, ideal for when you are feeling frustrated. When you have really had enough, type (finger) and press "Enter" to insert an animated character rudely flashing his middle finger.
Joke with your friends about stealing by typing (bandit) and pressing "Enter" to insert an emoticon of a character wearing a black face mask and suspiciously shifting his eyes back and forth.
Express your excitement about visiting the pool by typing (poolparty) and pressing "Enter" to insert an emoticon of a person wearing a swimming suit and an inner tube.
Insert two hidden creature emoticons in Skype by typing (bug) and pressing "Enter" to display a crawling bug, or by typing (heidy) and the "Enter" key to display a squirrel eating a nut.
Let your friend know he has told you more information than you wanted to know by typing (tmi) and pressing "Enter" to display an animated character shielding his eyes.
Insert an inebriated-looking character by typing (drunk) and pressing "Enter," or a smoking character by typing (smoking), (smoke) or (ci) followed by the "Enter" key.
Enthuse about rock music by typing (rock) and pressing "Enter" to display an animated character who is headbanging and using his hand to make the "rock horns" symbol.
Type (mooning) and press "Enter" to display an animation of a man repeatedly exposing his rear end.
Display an animated icon of a waving man with a dog seated next to him by typing (toivo) and pressing "Enter."
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