I always think that the Smileys on this site are often used like the phrase "No offense". If you put either "No Offense" or
after a remark it means you can get away with saying anything you like and then if the person gets upset you can always put what you said down as a "joke".
I realise that in this PC world you're not allowed to be honest incase you upset anyone but if you want to put something bluntly (i.e "it's nothing really special in my eyes") you don't need to follow with a
as you obviously didn't think very much of this test. I guess what I mean is, if someone said "Dear God you're ugly and I wish you were dead. No offence." then you'd still be hurt by it. Just speak your mind and cut out all of the "No offence" stuff. If someone gets offended by your comments then this:
won't make it any better.
It just annoys me....no offence
Anyway, it was a neat little test Pooky, seamless as far as I could see. It'd be interesting to see how you can work this into a longer movie (maybe a Chaplin style movie