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Smilies not working on this forum intermittently?`

7up
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Smilies not working on this forum intermittently?`

I've noticed recently that the smilies on this forum aren't working properly and will randomly be replaced with a word instead - EG 'Smiley'.
Whats up with it?
[Moderator's note by Thomas (Be3G): thread moved to more suitable forum.]
I need a new signature... i'm bored of the old one!
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jelv
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Re: Smilies not working on this forum intermittently?`

I've not seen that which suggests it's a problem at your end.
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Re: Smilies not working on this forum intermittently?`

Hmm.... now let me see.... Smiley  Wink  Cheesy  Grin  Angry  Sad  Shocked  Cool  Huh  Roll_eyes  Tongue  Embarrassed  Lips_are_sealed  Undecided  Kiss  Cry  Crazy
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jelv
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Re: Smilies not working on this forum intermittently?`

Careful - you'll get reported to the moderators for more than 3 smilies in a row! Wink
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Re: Smilies not working on this forum intermittently?`

As this was an "unofficial" test. I hope the mods will approve my previous post!  Kiss
Hmm. just had an afterthought...... perhaps I had better do it with only 2 in a row.
Smiley  Wink
Cheesy  Grin
etc etc
etc etc
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orbrey
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Re: Smilies not working on this forum intermittently?`

I believe the symbols get replaced with BBCode by SMF - I think it's along the lines of ::happy:: or something like that, I know what you mean. It's probably either that, or the smiley symbols end up getting chopped down the middle by quote tags or something.
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Re: Smilies not working on this forum intermittently?`

Quote from: jelv
Careful - you'll get reported to the moderators for more than 3 smilies in a row! Wink

We'll let it pass for that one post, but on the proviso that this thread doesn't turn in to a smiley free-for-all. Smiley
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Re: Smilies not working on this forum intermittently?`

Quote from: okrzynska
I've noticed recently that the smilies on this forum aren't working properly and will randomly be replaced with a word instead - EG 'Smiley'.

I have had that problem occasionally but I put it down to FF as it scre messes up forum pages sometimes. Roll_eyes
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Re: Smilies not working on this forum intermittently?`

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Quote from: jelv
Careful - you'll get reported to the moderators for more than 3 smilies in a row! Wink

We'll let it pass for that one post, but on the proviso that this thread doesn't turn in to a smiley free-for-all. Smiley

Thank ee, kind sir....  Wink
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Re: Smilies not working on this forum intermittently?`

Just a thought: the appearance of the word ‘Smiley’ suggests that what's being seen is the alt text for the standard Smiley emoticon, which implies that for whatever reason the actual image file isn't being downloaded by the browser.