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ID by spud100 by livius ID by spud100 :iconlivius:livius 27 0 Black Queen - Chess Project by livius Black Queen - Chess Project :iconlivius:livius 73 120
On Sucking at Poetry
If poetry be the food of life,
I starve.
Theft and beggary are rife
If poetry be the food of life.
Without this electric knife
And Shakespeare's goose to carve,
If poetry were the food of life,
I'd starve.
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'L' with Dark Outline by livius 'L' with Dark Outline :iconlivius:livius 34 94 'L' for Emoticon Alphabet by livius 'L' for Emoticon Alphabet :iconlivius:livius 12 67 What a fall was there by livius What a fall was there :iconlivius:livius 23 69 My ID, by Sereneworx by livius My ID, by Sereneworx :iconlivius:livius 13 13 Zombie Caesar by livius Zombie Caesar :iconlivius:livius 49 146 Queen of Spades by livius Queen of Spades :iconlivius:livius 36 107 Caesar the Strong by livius Caesar the Strong :iconlivius:livius 15 98 Caesar Thrust by livius Caesar Thrust :iconlivius:livius 111 139 Garcon by livius Garcon :iconlivius:livius 43 71 Waiter by livius Waiter :iconlivius:livius 58 54 caesarnoes by livius caesarnoes :iconlivius:livius 72 81 Togate Caesar by livius Togate Caesar :iconlivius:livius 31 65 Caesar Triumphs by livius Caesar Triumphs :iconlivius:livius 120 133


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Mousetrap lolz part 2 by Droneguard Mousetrap lolz part 2 :icondroneguard:Droneguard 722 168 Livius Stamp by ViciousCherry Livius Stamp :iconviciouscherry:ViciousCherry 11 4 Emoticons 04 - Charlie Chaplin by Kopanitsak-C Emoticons 04 - Charlie Chaplin :iconkopanitsak-c:Kopanitsak-C 307 87 look ma, i'm on TV by BuNni3BuRn look ma, i'm on TV :iconbunni3burn:BuNni3BuRn 47 20 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On by humpy77 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On :iconhumpy77:humpy77 54 38 Y o l k s by Bad-Blood Y o l k s :iconbad-blood:Bad-Blood 5,535 1,017
A Brief History Of Emoticons
The word "emoticon" quite literally derives from "emotion icon". These small pieces of art are a form of expression for our emotions, feelings or an idea all within a picture. Emoticons, or "emotes" or "smiles" as they are often referred to, are a special type of pixel art, whereby an individual can express themselves without the need for words. A picture tells us a thousand words and that is exactly what an emoticon is designed for.
Scott E. Fahlman claims to be the inventor of the first sideways smiley face. Evidence suggests the first ever ":-)" was used on the 19th of September 1982 in a university forum. The original post was as follows:
19-Sep-82 11:44    Scott E  Fahlman             :-)
From: Scott E  Fahlman
I propose that the following character sequence for joke markers:
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The History Of Emoticons by zacthetoad The History Of Emoticons :iconzacthetoad:zacthetoad 493 73 TARDIS by invisikitty TARDIS :iconinvisikitty:invisikitty 18 9 wow a COMBO by Bad-Blood wow a COMBO :iconbad-blood:Bad-Blood 352 108 Send out the winged monkeys by de-Mote Send out the winged monkeys :iconde-mote:de-Mote 258 45 Mah Artwork by de-Mote Mah Artwork :iconde-mote:de-Mote 121 35 bubbles time by Bad-Blood bubbles time :iconbad-blood:Bad-Blood 699 86




Oh, the yumanity!

Journal Entry: Fri Mar 21, 2008, 5:13 AM

You know how tornadoes are only supposed to hit trailer parks and vast Oklahoma flatlands?  Well, sometimes they hit a mile away from my house right smack in the middle of downtown Atlanta too.

I'm fine. There was no damage to my neighborhood beyond your usual huge storm debris, but my cable, sadly, cannot say the same. It's been down for the count since Tuesday.

I'm Starbucksing it right now and will plow through the gallery and my message center as thoroughly as possible, but should I get all church mousy again, know that it's just a cable problem and fret not.

Downtown is still wrecked and giant pieces of glass are constantly dropping out of highrise windows causing new damage.  Cleanup crews are working on stuff.

Remember, it could have been worse. At least the Girl Scout cookies are safe.

Border emotes courtesy of blunaowl
The whole thing courtesy of zikes



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BoffinbraiN Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2018  Professional Interface Designer
Damn dude... You were so active back in the emoticon heydays of DA and then just fell off the face of the earth 10 years ago. RIP. You'll be remembered.
PRANKED1 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014
FrisianDude Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Livius where are you now? Everything's gone wrong somehow :crying:
1DeViLiShDuDe Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Any thoughts from anyone on recreating the SmileyFactory Group again?
TigerLivi Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Student General Artist
I love your username *wink*wink* xD

Is Olivia/Livi your real name? <3
B0nkers Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
de-Mote Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
criz Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012
oh livius where art thou?! :confused:
Age2003 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011  Professional Filmographer
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