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How to get the most of your question from the monks
Look ye unto the great book of the prophets vroom, Larry and merlyn for guidance:
"Perlmonks helps those who help themselves"
"Violence is the first resort of those faced with yet another BSOD."
Use two parentheses: (Like this: :) )
Use one parenthesis: (Like this: :)
Reverse direction of the smiley: (Like this: (: )
Use angle/square brackets instead of parentheses
Use C-style commenting to set the smiley off from the closing parenthesis
Make the smiley a dunce: (:>
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