A text simley referred to as "face plain" that shows disgust or dissaproval.
Widely used on the IGN Boards
Person 1: i maastrb8 2 goatse olol
Person 2: :|
An anti-emoticon. Face with no emotion. While a person excepts you to do ":D", you can give ":|" instead, if the joke wasn't funny. Can also express that you are telling something seriously, although it sounds like a joke.
Person A: hey wassup?
Person B: The sky :|
Person A: My cat died because I put it in the microwave oven to dry it up
Person B: haha yea right
Person A: not a joke :|
A serious "smiley" used to indicate confusion or that a joke wasn't funny.
Joe: Why did the chicken cross the road?
Joe: Cuz of your mom.
Joe: So then I like, shidnged outta that place of teh they.
Kratos: what are you trying to say
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:|] will rule the world
The official emoticon of apathy, non-expression, indifference, with undertones of anarchy. Commonly referred to as the "funk face." Utilized in situations where no verbal response is necessary or available. The digital equivalent of a long-blink with a funk face.
so I'm sitting in the job interview and the guy says to me "now drop your pants."
I was all just like :|