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August 23, 2007

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srikanth @ 9:33 am, GMT +0000 ( 1187861599 ) Play

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:-?

Answered by: Abhishek, Shashank, jayanth, devadutta, yaksha and piezocake.

Answer:

The question was to identify the chap in the picture. The clue you had was the emoticon below him. The dude in the pic is Scott Fahlman, the first person on record to use a smiley. More details in the wiki link below.


7 Responses to “…??”

  1. Abhishek
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    Scott E Fahlman I propose that the following character sequence for joke markers:

    :-)

    Read it sideways. Actually, it is probably more economical to mark
    things that are NOT jokes, given current trends. For this, use

    :-(


  2. Shashank
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    Scott Fahlman – he basically invented the smiley :-)


  3. jayanth
    3

    harvey ball? the guy who came up with smileys…

    or Scott Fahlman, the guy who gave us :-) and :-(


  4. Scott E. Fahlman


  5. yaksha
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    Scott E Fahlman


  6. Mahesh Herle

    He looks like and old man to me … :)


  7. piezocake

    Scott E. Fahlman.


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