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So zacthetoad and I were musing on the state of the dA emoticon legend, when it occurred to us that we could as a community pool our knowledge and come up with replacements for some of the many, many lame emotes on the legend.

We're going to talk changes and new additions later (see zac's journal for more on that), but for now we're just getting the ball rolling by underscoring the breadth of brilliant emoticons already available right here.

What follow are my suggestions for replacements, with the original on the left, and the new thumb and its author on the right.  Keep in mind the dark shadow behind the thumbs would naturally not be there should be they be uploaded.

I realize some of my picks deviate somewhat from the norm dA has established.  I don't much care, for instance, if they take up more space than is traditional on the legend.  I didn't go nuts or nuthin' (and believe me I could have considering what an avid Unmentionables fangirl I am), but there are pieces with a notably increased height and width.

Edit: I've bumped the New Remakes section up so they're easier to find, since all y'all are probably sick of scrolling.  These have all been made over the past day since zac and I posted our journals.  Amazing community we have here, innit?

*New Remakes!*

:spank: :pointr: :spank: remake by arrioch by arrioch
:reading: :pointr: :reading: remake by arrioch by arrioch
:lick: :pointr: by sereneworx
:spin: :pointr: SPIN :revamp: NUMBER 2 by fadedfutures by fadedfutures
:angered: :pointr: :tantrum: by blunaowl by blunaowl
:eatshit: :pointr: :eatshit: remake by arrioch by arrioch
:#1: :pointr: :number1: redesign by Chimpantalones by Chimpantalones
:brushteeth: :pointr: by sereneworx
:explosion: :pointr: by sereneworx
:omg: :pointr: by sereneworx
:jawdrop: :pointr: by sereneworx
:ohmygod: :pointr: :ohmygod by Gomotes by Gomotes
:backstab: :pointr: :backstab by Gomotes by Gomotes
:date: :pointr: :date: ...remake by P4tr1c14h by P4tr1c14h
:no: :pointr: :no: replacement by Wintheeer by Wintheeer
:wow: :pointr: :thumb37106769: by conorschild
:flirty: :pointr: :thumb40707524: by AnimatedSuStenida
:flirty: :pointr: :flirty: ...remake by P4tr1c14h by P4tr1c14h
:orange: :pointr: Orange :revamp: by fadedfutures by fadedfutures
:O :pointr: :O by koffeeben by koffeeben
:winner: :pointr: :winner: remake by arrioch by arrioch
:dizzy: :pointr: :dizzy: remake by arrioch by arrioch
:jester: :pointr: :thumb40708223: by shelks
:fight: :pointr: :fight by Gomotes by Gomotes
:shocked: :pointr: :shocked by Gomotes by Gomotes
:cowboy: :pointr: by sereneworx
:sleepy: :pointr: :sleepy: remake by arrioch by arrioch
:cookie: :pointr: Cookie :revamp: by fadedfutures by fadedfutures
:ashamed: :pointr: Ashamed :revamp: by fadedfutures by fadedfutures
:invisible: :pointr: :invisible: by koffeeben by koffeeben
:pc: :pointr: by sereneworx
:spammer: :pointr:   by sereneworx
:boo: :pointr: by sereneworx
:headbang: :pointr: :headbangrevamped: by zacthetoad by zacthetoad
:headbang: :pointr: by E-motive
:cries: :pointr: :thumb40745170: by AnimatedSuStenida
:blush: :pointr: :blush: remake by arrioch by arrioch
:happycry: :pointr: :thumb40749794: by conorschild
:w00t: :pointr: :w00t remake: by fahrenheit19-7 by fahrenheit19-7
:XD: :pointr: :XD: Replacement by Wintheeer by Wintheeer
:bleh: :pointr: :bleh by Gomotes by Gomotes
:stfu: :pointr: :stfu: by Plankhead by Plankhead
:dead: :pointr: :thumb40759885: by PieKey
:omfg: :pointr: :thumb40760709: by PieKey
:giggle: :pointr: :giggle: ...remake by P4tr1c14h by P4tr1c14h
:gun: :pointr: :thumb40761572: by WithoutRemorse
:sprint: :pointr: :sprint: remake by arrioch by arrioch
:eyes: :pointr: by by E-motive
:earth: :pointr: by :earth: remake by arrioch by arrioch
:bonk: :pointr: :bonk: remake by arrioch by arrioch
:ashamed: :pointr: by :ashamed: revamp number 2 by fadedfutures by fadedfutures
:raincloud: :pointr: by by sereneworx
:sarcasm: :pointr: :sarcastic: revision by fadedfutures by fadedfutures
:threaten: :pointr: :thumb40842766: by conorschild
:boo: :pointr: :tomato: by Unmentionables by Unmentionables
:nerd: :pointr: :nerd: by E-motive by E-motive
:bucktooth: :pointr: Bucktard Revision by fadedfutures by fadedfutures
:police: :pointr: :thumb40947196: by pro-amateur
:sing: :pointr: :sing: by darkmoon3636 by darkmoon3636
:cry: :pointr: :cry: by Unmentionables by Unmentionables
:devil: :pointr: :devil: by Unmentionables  by Unmentionables
:katana: :pointr: :katana: remake by dutchie17 by dutchie17


Previously-created selections

:please: :pointr: :thumb39755833:  by shelks
:nirvana: :pointr: Meditating Emoticon by OwlStorm by OwlStorm
:lmao: :pointr: :lmao: by darkmoon3636 by darkmoon3636  (zac went with her :foocl: falloutofchairlaughing by darkmoon3636 , which I adore, but I love how this guy glues his ass back on. :giggle: )
:popcorn: :pointr: something in the popcorn by ralamantis by ralamantis (perhaps with the beginning and ending frames removed so it's just the simple act of eating popcorn)
:trophy: :pointr: :thumb24311201: by deepdesign
:buymyprints: :pointr: :BuyMyPrints: by Xrodias by Xrodias
:strong: :pointr: :strong: -revised by LeoLeonardo by LeoLeonardo
:clap: :pointr: :clap: by Xrodias by Xrodias
:whisper: :pointr: Devious Whisperer by serenagold by serenagold, or Whisper emoticon Improved by phaethorn by phaethorn
:sun: :pointr: :thumb34608945: by Stream-Sun
:shh: :pointr: :thumb12551504: by Gomotes
:horny: :pointr: :horny by Gomotes by Gomotes
:ufo: :pointr: :ufo: by Mrichston by Mrichston (zac picked abduction by Pixeltainment by Pixeltainment, which is sheer genius, of course, but I like that Mrichston's is the UFO alone rather than a UFO/abduction scenario.)
:floating: [Point Right] :Angel v2: by fahrenheit19-7 by fahrenheit19-7
[Judge] [Point Right] :10outof10: v.1.2 by MisterIngo by MisterIngo
[Humpin that leg!] [Point Right]

Mature Content

:MSN leg hump: by Awesomealexis1
by Awesomealexis1
[Sniff] [Point Right] :sniffle: by zikes by zikes
[Bounce] [Point Right] :trampoline: by Smidy by Smidy (zac picked :thumb38610914: by E-motive, which is an awesome bounce.  I went with Smidy's because the trampoline is closer in theme to the original.)
[Eyepopping] [Point Right] :bigeyes: by ChaosEmeraldHunter by ChaosEmeraldHunter
[Pills] [Point Right] :drugs: by Smidy by Smidy
[Crash] [Point Right] :smash: by Servial by Servial
[Sushi] [Point Right] by LostGears
[Spammer] [Point Right] Spam emoticon version two by phaethorn by phaethorn
[I need to pee!!!] [Point Right] :toiletboogie: by dutchie17 by dutchie17
[Community; what deviantART is all about!] [Point Right] :groupphoto: by ChaosEmeraldHunter by ChaosEmeraldHunter
[Lick me please!] [Point Right] by sereneworx
[Granny] [Point Right] :oldlady: by zikes by zikes
[WTF?!] [Point Right] by E-motive
[Bored] [Point Right] :bored by Gomotes by Gomotes
[Bye] [Point Right] farewell by nillemotes by nillemotes
[O_o] [Point Right] :O_o: by ChaosEmeraldHunter by ChaosEmeraldHunter (zac went with his :wtd: by zacthetoad which also rocks.  This is one of my favorite CEH pieces, though, so I had to pick it.)
[Pray] [Point Right] :thumb11969788: by Gomotes
[Phonecall] [Point Right] :talk on phone: by darkmoon3636 by darkmoon3636
[Sick] [Point Right] Fever by donia by donia
[Party] [Point Right] Party by dirtypaintbrush by dirtypaintbrush
[rofl] [Point Right] :rofl: redesign by Chimpantalones by Chimpantalones
[Stupid Me!] [Point Right] :stupid me: by Conuyaku by Conuyaku
[Relax] [Point Right] :thumb24997910: by pro-amateur
[Worship] [Point Right] by baby-alien91  (zac picked her newer one, :worship: v2 by baby-alien91. I have a great sentimental connection to this one since it was b-a's first. [Aww] )
[omfg] [Point Right] OMFG 2.0 -or WTF- emoticon by hprince329 by hprince329
[Chainsaw] [Point Right] :leatherface by Gomotes by Gomotes
[Bump] [Point Right] Do The Bump by Deadman2 by Deadman2
[Shrug] [Point Right] :thumb33698442: by melonhead-emotion
[Fight!] [Point Right] :fight: by Servial  by Servial
[Furious] [Point Right] :pissed-off: by ChaosEmeraldHunter by ChaosEmeraldHunter
[Spidey] [Point Right] spiderman UPDATE by war-fool  by war-fool
[Batman] [Point Right] :Batman: by Straga by Straga
[Love] [Point Right] :fluffy: by cindre by cindre
[Superman] [Point Right] :Superman: by Straga by Straga
[Guns dont kill people; People kill people!] [Point Right] by Alt-0133
[Greetings] [Point Right] :introduction: by darkmoon3636 by darkmoon3636
[Slam Head On Table] [Point Right] :thumb16134497: by ixat
[Blow your nose!] [Point Right] :heyfever: by clairebearer by clairebearer
[Heartbreaker] [Point Right] by E-motive
[Jamming to tunes] [Point Right] :headphones: by E-motive by E-motive
[Sneeze: Ah... ahh.. ACHOO!] [Point Right] :sneeze: redesign by Chimpantalones by Chimpantalones
[Smooooch!] [Point Right] by E-motive
[Stabbed in the back!] [Point Right] :backstab: by dirtypaintbrush by dirtypaintbrush
[Poke!!] [Point Right] :thumb33338926: by LostGears
[Plug] [Point Right] :shocket: by Smidy by Smidy
[Cuddling up with someone close...] [Point Right] :shnuggle: by cindre by cindre
[Glomp!] [Point Right] :glomping: by E-motive by E-motive
[OMG! I can't contain my excitement!] [Point Right] :hyper: V2 by E-motive by E-motive
[Deviation love] [Point Right] presents new art by dutchie17 by dutchie17


Below are the rest of the picks from zac's original journal. He's keeping his list updated and alphabetical for easier viewing, so if you want to see the full list (minus some of the New Additions he might not be awake to have added to his list yet), check out his journal.

[Beer before Liquor; will get you sicker] [Point Right] by LostGears
[Here's my $0.02] [Point Right] :thumb39140965: by LostGears
[Painter] [Point Right] by LostGears
[Bullet; Blue][Bullet; Red][Bullet; Green][Bullet; Purple] [Point Right] :thumb33374312: by LostGears
[New] [Point Right] by LostGears
:trout: [Point Right] by LostGears
[deviantART] [Point Right] :thumb32979644: by LostGears
[Clone] [Point Right] :clone: by arrioch by arrioch
[Here's a kiss for you, my love!] [Point Right] by baby-alien91
[Pumpkin] [Point Right] :pumpkin: revamp, attempt 2 by blunaowl by blunaowl
[Aww] [Point Right] :aww: revamp by blunaowl by blunaowl
[I'm being abducted!] [Point Right] abduction v2 emote by budgieishere by budgieishere
[*yawn and stretch*] [Point Right] by camelhijackation
[*poot*] [Point Right] by camelhijackation
[Yawn] [Point Right] by camelhijackation
[The Devil] [Point Right] by camelhijackation
[Roll Eyes] [Point Right] by camelhijackation
:-x [Point Right] by camelhijackation
:D [Point Right] Grin -revised- by camelhijackation by camelhijackation
:? [Point Right] by camelhijackation
[Crying] [Point Right] by camelhijackation
[Petting is sensual!] [Point Right] :cheer up hug: by darkmoon3636 by darkmoon3636
[Stabbed in the gut, just like Jack the Ripper!] [Point Right] by :stab: by darkmoon3636 by darkmoon3636
[Frog] [Point Right] :hexentanz: by darkmoon3636 by darkmoon3636
[Splitting Headache!] [Point Right] --Emoticon--Headache-- by di0xygen by di0xygen
[Bomb] [Point Right] --Emoticon--Bomb-- by di0xygen by di0xygen
[Have your cake and eat it too] [Point Right] --Emoticon--Cake-- by di0xygen by di0xygen
[I think I am going to PUKE!] [Point Right] by E-motive
[Innocent] [Point Right] Innocent Emote by mattdanna by mattdanna
[Dizzy] [Point Right] Dizzy Emote by mattdanna by mattdanna
[Hug] [Point Right] Hug emoticon - v2 by hprince329 by hprince329
[Airborne] [Point Right] :balloon2: by Mrichston by Mrichston
[frustrated] [Point Right] :frustrated: by nillemotes by nillemotes
[Idea] [Point Right] :thumb32536550: by pro-amateur
[Bleh] [XD] [Point Right] Yuck Rolleyes XD by rocksicle (exclude middle emoticon) by rocksicle
[I'll be your huckleberry!] [Lightbulb] [Skull and Crossbones] [Death] [Point Right] R.I.P. Lightbulb Skull by rocksicle (last emoticon replaces two) by rocksicle
[Pirate] [Point Right] :pirate by Gomotes by Gomotes
[Juggle] [Point Right] :juggling: by zacthetoad by zacthetoad
[Flame] [Point Right] :fire: by zacthetoad by zacthetoad
[I'm going to slap some sense into you!] [Point Right] :thwack: by zacthetoad by zacthetoad
[hmm] [Point Right] :hmm: Retooled by zikes by zikes

Okay y'all.  It's your turn!  Find replacements that have already been made, or scare some up of your own.  Be sure to comment or note me or zacthetoad to keep us posted.

(Edit: CSS removed because it broke when this journal got too long. [Blush] )
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How do u the eat shit one :confused:
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