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    У меня вопрос о некотором методе, в котором русские люди пишут

    Я вижу все это время, и я очень любопытный. Часто, после приговора, есть много скобках, например - )) или )))). Что это значит? Спасибо заранее!

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    They seem to be smiles, like quick smiley faces, but I'm not sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thatguyoverthere View Post
    Я вижу все это время, и я очень любопытный мне очень интересно. Часто, после приговора, фразыесть много скобках попадается несколько скобок подряд, например - )) или )))). Что это значит? Спасибо заранее!
    Yes, such smileys are popular lately.
    Да, такие смайлы в последнее время модные.
    "Россия для русских" - это неправильно. Остальные-то чем лучше?

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    Quote Originally Posted by it-ogo View Post
    Yes, such smileys are popular lately.
    If by "lately" you mean years then yes.

    These are indeed smiles - we are often too lazy to add eyes and noses. The more brackets are there the wider the smile is (or sometimes it's laughter). Same goes for "(" and "(((" (sad and extremely sad).

    They are very common, I often have to put a conscious effort to use "standard" smiles while I'm on English-speaking forums. When I found out for the first time that people from other countries did not understand what those brackets meant I was surprised. )))

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    приговор - sentence, verdict (in a court of law)
    sentence(grammar) - предложение.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gRomoZeka View Post
    If by "lately" you mean years than yes. :)

    These are indeed smiles - we are often too lazy to add eyes and noses. The more brackets there are the wider the smile is (or sometimes it's laughter). Same goes for "(" and "(((" (sad and extremely sad).

    They are very common, I often have to putmake/put in a conscious effort to use "standard" smiles while I'm on English-speaking forums. When I found out for the first time that people from other countries did not understand what those brackets meant I was surprised. )))
    Similarly:
    to put an effort into smth/doing smth
    not to put any effort in/not to put in any effort
    Afaik you need the "in" )):D

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    I made a thread about it a while ago (it only got 1 reply, lol)
    почему у русских смайликов нет глаз?

    A smiley was originally this:
    :-)
    After a while, people got lazy and couldn't be bothered to draw the nose. Russians just took this laziness one step further and stopped drawing the eyes too! )))
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    Quote Originally Posted by gRomoZeka
    we are often too lazy to add eyes and noses.
    Quote Originally Posted by Demonic_Duck
    After a while, people got lazy and couldn't be bothered to draw the nose. Russians just took this laziness one step further and stopped drawing the eyes too! )))
    Maybe Russians are not just lazy but too aesthetic too. Since the main point of a smiley face is the smile itself Russians type the smile to inspire you as the Cheshire Cat's smile inspired Alice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paperplane View Post
    Similarly:
    [...] Afaik you need the "in" ))
    Thank you, Paperplane! I appreciate your corrections.
    I think my English is getting worse with time. )))
    Quote Originally Posted by CoffeeCup
    Maybe Russians are not just lazy but too aesthetic too. Since the main point of a smiley face is the smile itself Russians type the smile to inspire you as the Cheshire Cat's smile inspired Alice.
    Hmmm... I like your explanation.

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    Here is my hypothesis.

    That laziness is actually from chats and ICQ, where people type fast. And if they type in Russian, symbols ":" and ";" are in upper row of keys (along with digits) and in uppercase so they are more difficult to type with blind method.
    "Россия для русских" - это неправильно. Остальные-то чем лучше?

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    That's what I was thinking, but ) is in that same top row and also needs the shift key, so why would that affect it? The only thing I can think of is that : is right in the middle and so difficult to type using only one hand.
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    Well, yeah, I missed it .

    Finally we came to the very base of laziness: ")" sign is the only absolutely necessary element of smiley.
    "Россия для русских" - это неправильно. Остальные-то чем лучше?

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    Actually ))) is a smile and a double chin.
    Спасибо за исправления!

    Вам нравится этот форум, и вы изучаете немецкий язык? Вот похожий форум о немецком языке.

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    Чем больше скобок тем шире улыбка

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    Actually, I consciously avoid using
    Cr@p. See what happens? Plain and honest :-) gets substituted with a picture. Since nobody in his right mind would substitute a single ) it looks more 'aesthetic' to my taste.
    Well, laziness plays a big role too.

    What I learned today is that this habit is peculiar only the Russians. I thought this is universal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramil View Post
    Actually, I consciously avoid using
    Cr@p. See what happens? Plain and honest gets substituted with a picture. Since nobody in his right mind would substitute a single ) it looks more 'aesthetic' to my taste.
    Well, laziness plays a big role too.

    What I learned today is that this habit is peculiar only the Russians. I thought this is universal.
    I think it may also be used in various other former soviet countries. I know it's used in Ukraine (not surprising as half of them speak Russian )

    But it's definitely not used in Western Europe or America.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramil View Post
    Actually, I consciously avoid using
    Cr@p. See what happens? Plain and honest gets substituted with a picture. Since nobody in his right mind would substitute a single ) it looks more 'aesthetic' to my taste.
    Yeah, is like canned laughter in a vapid comedy )

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramil View Post
    Actually, I consciously avoid using
    Cr@p. See what happens? Plain and honest gets substituted with a picture. Since nobody in his right mind would substitute a single ) it looks more 'aesthetic' to my taste.
    Lean the smiling face not to the left but to the right and you'll cheat the dumb machine (-:
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