What's wrong with being silly? Also, a smiley denotes a mood, which can
add depth and another level to your words, just as expressions naturally
do when we speak face to face.
P.S. I look exactly like Cindy Crawford ;-).
> do try to make it clear when I mean a message to be read as irony or
> whatever. I'm afraid your message wasn't clear at all; it surely puzzled
> me. I almost posted a query and then decided it really wasn't my issue so
> I didin't. But I'm not surprised that others misread your attempt at
> Have you considered hiring a script consultant? A gag writer?
> - Charles -