Proposal to extend the U+1F4A9 Symbol

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Sat Jun 1 17:11:08 CDT 2019

What I would find useful is an emoji for when my phone falls into the toilet.

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Subject: Re: Proposal to extend the U+1F4A9 Symbol

bristol_poo wrote:

> This would produce 7 variants of the U+1F4A9 emoji, including existing
> (Which I believe is about Type 4 on the scale).
> Why? I think this would really benefit the medical profession, with a
> large uptick in e-doctor/text only conversations towards the medical
> profession.

If physicians and other medical professionals are relying on emoji, in any way and at any time, to determine diagnosis and treatment, the state of health care is much worse than I thought.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US |

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