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« on: Tuesday 18 May 21 12:45 BST (UK) »
Why are some posts labeled with a 'thumbs up,' a frown or a question mark in the left-most column?
Wiltshire:  Banks, Taylor
Somerset:  Duddridge, Richards, Barnard, Pillinger
Gloucestershire:  Barnard, Marsh, Crossman
Bristol:  Banks, Duddridge, Barnard
Down:  Ennis, McGee
Wicklow:  Chapman, Pepper
Wigtownshire:  Logan, Conning
Wisconsin:  Ennis, Chapman, Logan, Ware
Maine:  Ware, Mitchell, Tarr, Davis

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« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 18 May 21 12:49 BST (UK) »
I never noticed that before.
No idea what it means.
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« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 18 May 21 12:59 BST (UK) »
Presumably because the person posting wants to add it.  It is the message icon  which is underneath the Subject  on each post which is set to standard. 

I know one rootschatter regularly puts them against their post.
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« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 18 May 21 13:01 BST (UK) »
I think it's a choice for the OP to use. It's been there for a good while.

Add - sorry, Rosie, your reply is far more informative than mine.
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« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 18 May 21 13:03 BST (UK) »
No need to apologise Gadget  :)

I just tried adding one and it shows on the top of the post as well  ::)
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« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 18 May 21 13:07 BST (UK) »
This is the listing

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« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 18 May 21 13:37 BST (UK) »
Ah, thanks for the explanation.  I never even noticed the icon option; think I'll give it a pass.  It's sort of meaningless, really, to give your own post a thumbs-up.
Wiltshire:  Banks, Taylor
Somerset:  Duddridge, Richards, Barnard, Pillinger
Gloucestershire:  Barnard, Marsh, Crossman
Bristol:  Banks, Duddridge, Barnard
Down:  Ennis, McGee
Wicklow:  Chapman, Pepper
Wigtownshire:  Logan, Conning
Wisconsin:  Ennis, Chapman, Logan, Ware
Maine:  Ware, Mitchell, Tarr, Davis

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« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 18 May 21 14:23 BST (UK) »
I didn't know that either.
 I've sometimes used smileys.
 Experimenting with "Lamp". There have been occasions which deserved a light-bulb.
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