Sometimes, due to a typo, one will type -) instead of =), and then correct themselves. Although the more creative people will make out that they meant the mistake and that it is, in fact, a cyclops smilie.
Mel: I did not just crash my green machine
Delintch: I know -)
Delintch: Oops, =)*
More creative people.
Mel: Okay, I'll make you a chicken sandwich
Mitch: Thanks Mel -)
Mel: You mean =)?
Mitch: No! -). It's my cyclops buddy.
cyclops smiley emoticon
Ryan: Sometimes I think you talk just to make sounds.
Seth: Sometimes I do -)