Continuing the discussion from Use more standard smiley codes (`:)` instead of `:smile:`):
Is having this code really a good idea? I think it’s the most common “false positive” you can get… Imagine someone posting a recipe with an alternative version for more ingredients… or anything else that contains a number in parentheses without the number being the only thing in there.
4 (or 8) whatevers results in “4 (or 8) whatevers”.
Besides that… is
8) really so popular? I rarely see it on Facebook or other forums…