Smileys/Face Icons +random onions :DSmall Pointer To Those In Need:Smileys/Face Icons +random onions :D3 years ago in Written Suggestions More Like This
These pictures below are icons.
They are often used to show the expression on your face.
Sometimes its helpful for others who may get confused on whether what you are commenting is phrased nicely or in a meaner tone but all together it is your choice to put an icon or not. :iconilikeitplz:
How To Make Them:
You simply need to have ":" on either end of what you will be typing, You will also need to use the word "icon" (and on occasion the word "plz") in order to... make an icon!
Say you want to put "I love it"; you would do :iconiloveitplz : without spaces so it appears as, :iconiloveitplz:
Say you want to put "I dislike it"; you would do :iconidislikeitplz : without spaces so it appears as, :iconidislikeitplz:
Below is a typed list of icons I have gathered over the past year, I went though the trouble of searching all throughout DeviantAR
About changing namesSo you want to change your name?About changing names4 years ago in Written Suggestions More Like This
... it's all virtual, my friend!
When the facility of changing one's name doesn't exist, only workarounds can be used. These include, for instance, create another account. Unfortunately the latter has a lot of downsides, among which losing all the faves and page views. Also moving one's deviation from one account to another is proved to be a pain in the neck to say the least. There are others of course.
One possible implementation exists, which is really simple for the staff to feature. Most of all it doesn't have the downsides of renaming accounts. First off, technical: renaming accounts requires a cleverly crafted SQL statement that renames account ID's throughout the tables... the cascading features do not exist or haven't been used. It requires a lot of resources and is doomed to at best impede the system performance and usability. Second, social downsides: what about art theft