Good point. On this example GIF I posted kind of ironic message (with an april-joke HTTP response code I’M A TEAPOT (418)). I wanted to show how obscure these dialogs might look like.
For sure, the icons at one hand, help, because people don’t read that much of an interfaces. On the other hand, you cand end up with an unfamiliar or non-obvious metaphor. It is especially tricky if you are building the metaphor for the new thing.