What does :3 or =3 mean?

I see the smiley EVERYWHERE and I just can't figure out what :3 means!

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ANSWER #1 of 32

That's about 3 different answers already =/


ANSWER #2 of 32

freaked out

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ANSWER #3 of 32

Like scared or puzzeled.

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ANSWER #4 of 32

It's a smiley to represent a cat face. Used when after saying something cute, sarcastic, or funny.

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ANSWER #5 of 32

=/ I don't think it's supposed to really be a cat. It doesn't look like one. It probably means some kind of emotion and somehow it got on that it looks like a cat (even though it doesn't)

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ANSWER #6 of 32

look at it side on
tilt your head to the left a lttle
can you see a face?
there just one that look "cute" like a cat
I dont particuarly like those smily faces
I use ones like :]

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ANSWER #7 of 32

It looks like an arse to me

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ANSWER #8 of 32

LOL this one seems tricky. For me it'a a guy with mustache. means dont kiss that guy (:=D who cares? I dont care. I type haha/Kk/jaja/ :D Done.

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ANSWER #9 of 32

=3 is a penis and a ball sac, but with the head chopped off, as if in some tragic and painful mishap with a can opener.
:3, though, is completely different: the can opener hit the base of the penis, and only a tiny bit is left of it. Dots are simply shorter Lines. Hope that helps!

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ANSWER #10 of 32

lol
well me and my boyfriend use it as *kiss/peck* etc
hahahaha

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ANSWER #11 of 32

I thought and used it as a kiss one myself, someone sends it to me I just return it back to em

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ANSWER #12 of 32

well, you see
it's actually
ERIN VERBOOM.


ANSWER #13 of 32

a chipmunk with its cheeks full of lots of yummy nuts


ANSWER #14 of 32

I call it a walrus face, but I do recognize it goes after something quirky or clever.


ANSWER #15 of 32

no no no no no no no no no no no
you guys are all morons for looking this up in the first place.. its obviously a cat :D


ANSWER #16 of 32

I dont know either I see it evreywhere!!!
It doesnt look like a cat at all!
I just thought wrong the firs time I saw it!!!
its more like eyes and boobs!
I dont see how a cat looks like that B|


ANSWER #17 of 32

/facepalm

*sigh* To put the record straight, it IS supposed to be a cat face, for the effect of being cute or clever. Check out urbandictionary:

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=%3A3


ANSWER #18 of 32

Its like a cat smiley face.. look at it side on. it looks like a cat smiley face.
I personally dont like those smiley faces.. like :] =] :3... I like the common one :) its the best!!!


ANSWER #19 of 32

it means heart .. or love ... turn your head to the right and you will see it

like i <3 u


ANSWER #20 of 32

I always thought that it was a pouty expression, like they were pooching their lips out if they don't get their way, or don't understand something...that's how I use it.


ANSWER #21 of 32

Kinda like octopus lips...
don't know what that is? Google it.


ANSWER #22 of 32

Ok... I just made this account.. Couldn't stand all you getting the wrong idea about :3 or =3 ... This is actually a very old emoticon, even though it wasn't one when you knew it. It surfaced in the early years of 4chan, to describe dislike with something posted. =3 is a symbol for balls. so is this :3.... so when you think it's a cat face for cute ur showing.. its actually some virtual balls.. I'm proud of you son...


ANSWER #23 of 32

Ok... I just made this account.. Couldn't stand all you getting the wrong idea about :3 or =3 ... This is actually a very old emoticon, even though it wasn't one when you knew it. It surfaced in the early years of 4chan, to describe dislike with something posted. =3 is a symbol for balls. so is this :3.... so when you think it's a cat face for cute ur showing.. its actually some virtual balls.. I'm proud of you son...


ANSWER #24 of 32

Ok... I just made this account.. Couldn't stand all you getting the wrong idea about :3 or =3 ... This is actually a very old emoticon, even though it wasn't one when you knew it. It surfaced in the early years of 4chan, to describe dislike with something posted. =3 is a symbol for balls. so is this :3.... so when you think it's a cat face for cute ur showing.. its actually some virtual balls.. I'm proud of you son...


ANSWER #25 of 32

Ok... I just made this account.. Couldn't stand all you getting the wrong idea about :3 or =3 ... This is actually a very old emoticon, even though it wasn't one when you knew it. It surfaced in the early years of 4chan, to describe dislike with something posted. =3 is a symbol for balls. so is this :3.... so when you think it's a cat face for cute ur showing.. its actually some virtual balls.. I'm proud of you son...


ANSWER #26 of 32

Ok... I just made this account.. Couldn't stand all you getting the wrong idea about :3 or =3 ... This is actually a very old emoticon, even though it wasn't one when you knew it. It surfaced in the early years of 4chan, to describe dislike with something posted. =3 is a symbol for balls. so is this :3.... so when you think it's a cat face for cute ur showing.. its actually some virtual balls.. I'm proud of you son...


ANSWER #27 of 32

Ok... I just made this account.. Couldn't stand all you getting the wrong idea about :3 or =3 ... This is actually a very old emoticon, even though it wasn't one when you knew it. It surfaced in the early years of 4chan, to describe dislike with something posted. =3 is a symbol for balls. so is this :3.... so when you think it's a cat face for cute ur showing.. its actually some virtual balls.. I'm proud of you son...


ANSWER #28 of 32

Ok... I just made this account.. Couldn't stand all you getting the wrong idea about :3 or =3 ... This is actually a very old emoticon, even though it wasn't one when you knew it. It surfaced in the early years of 4chan, to describe dislike with something posted. =3 is a symbol for balls. so is this :3.... so when you think it's a cat face for cute ur showing.. its actually some virtual balls.. I'm proud of you son...


ANSWER #29 of 32

Ok... I just made this account.. Couldn't stand all you getting the wrong idea about :3 or =3 ... This is actually a very old emoticon, even though it wasn't one when you knew it. It surfaced in the early years of 4chan, to describe dislike with something posted. =3 is a symbol for balls. so is this :3.... so when you think it's a cat face for cute ur showing.. its actually some virtual balls.. I'm proud of you son...


ANSWER #30 of 32

Ok... I just made this account.. Couldn't stand all you getting the wrong idea about :3 or =3 ... This is actually a very old emoticon, even though it wasn't one when you knew it. It surfaced in the early years of 4chan, to describe dislike with something posted. =3 is a symbol for balls. so is this :3.... so when you think it's a cat face for cute ur showing.. its actually some virtual balls.. I'm proud of you son...


ANSWER #31 of 32

Ok... I just made this account.. Couldn't stand all you getting the wrong idea about :3 or =3 ... This is actually a very old emoticon, even though it wasn't one when you knew it. It surfaced in the early years of 4chan, to describe dislike with something posted. =3 is a symbol for balls. so is this :3.... so when you think it's a cat face for cute ur showing.. its actually some virtual balls.. I'm proud of you son...


ANSWER #32 of 32

Ok... I just made this account.. Couldn't stand all you getting the wrong idea about :3 or =3 ... This is actually a very old emoticon, even though it wasn't one when you knew it. It surfaced in the early years of 4chan, to describe dislike with something posted. =3 is a symbol for balls. so is this :3.... so when you think it's a cat face for cute ur showing.. its actually some virtual balls.. I'm proud of you son...


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