I think the spacing on the smileys is not too bad, but yes having those and the formatting buttons below the reply box would be more convenient. Then you wouldn't have to scroll past them just to write a quick reply.
What about the collapsible idea? That's not hard to arrange. I can do it if it's a bonus, but if it's not going to help I wont bother.
ETA: I can shift them to underneath easily enough. You can pretty much have whatever you want, within reason.
I still can't change the theme.
Clicky thing don't work? Weirdness. I'll sort the auto-loading code for phonez then.
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