Unicode provides check marks ✓ and ballot ✗ symbols that can be used to mark a task as having ended with success or with an error.

I am wondering which icon, if any, could be used as for a task to require feedback.

As opposed to the more general question I am entirly looking for a unicode way.

  • Well, how about a question mark?
    – Mirco
    Commented May 22, 2014 at 11:13
  • I'd say ! (!) would be self explanatory or a pencil meaning to "edit" or work on smth
    – Matt
    Commented May 22, 2014 at 11:22
  • Another quality question closed on Stack by anonymous coward "moderators" for a question about a literal non-commercial text standard.
    – John
    Commented Nov 29, 2022 at 2:41

1 Answer 1


Maybe the speech-balloon could work:

HTML Decimal: 💬


  • Consider a quick check to ensure 'SPEECH BALLOON' is available in the font you intend to use.
    – dat
    Commented Apr 21, 2017 at 18:02

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