Gallery of the Day: Odd emoticons that defy understanding

Emoticon turned 30 last week and love 'em or hate 'em, a well-meaning friend probably sends you a :-) or a :-( from time to time. Last week, an expert explained some of the more challenging faces, but what about all of those strange one-offs that stray far from the typical smiley/frowny faces we all know?

Let's take a look at some of the most bizarre emoticons ever. How many of them do you recognize?

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