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Smilies

Explanation

'Smilies' are small graphical images that can be used to convey an emotion or feeling. If you have used email or internet chat, you are likely familiar with the smilie concept. Certain standard strings are automatically converted into smilies. Try twisting your head on one side if you do not 'get' smilies; using a bit of imagination should reveal a face of some description.

If you want to disable smilies in a post that you make, you can select the 'Disable Smilies' option when posting. This is particularly useful if you are posting program code and you do not want ;) converted to a smilie face!

Smilie List

What to Type
Resulting Graphic
Meaning
  • Generic Smilies
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :D
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :rolleyes2:
    Rolleyes2
    Rolleyes2
  • :eek:
    eek
    eek
  • :grayno:
    Grayno
    Grayno
  • >:(
    Angry
    Angry
  • :crazyeyes:
    Crazyeyes
    Crazyeyes
  • :blush:
    Blush
    Blush
  • :shock:
    Shock
    Shock
  • :yup:
    Yup
    Yup
  • :clap2:
    Clap2
    Clap2
  • :thankyou:
    Thankyou
    Thankyou
  • :cheesy:
    cheesy
    cheesy
  • :thumb:
    Thumb
    Thumb
  • :sigh:
    Sigh
    Sigh
  • :yawn37:
    Yawn37
    Yawn37
  • :wings:
    Wings
    Wings
  • :doh:
    Doh
    Doh
  • :beer:
    Beer
    Beer
  • :asshat:
    AssHat
    AssHat
  • :thinking:
    Thinking
    Thinking
  • :naw:
    Naw
    Naw
  • :bleh:
    Bleh
    Bleh
  • :idontknow:
    Idontknow
    Idontknow
  • :icon_crazy:
    Icon Crazy
    Icon Crazy
  • :rock:
    Rock
    Rock
  • :brows:
    Brows
    Brows
  • :daydream:
    Daydream
    Daydream
  • :hmm:
    Hmm
    Hmm
  • :dont_tell:
    Dont Tell
    Dont Tell
  • :twocents:
    Twocents
    Twocents
  • :whew:
    Whew
    Whew
  • :standing wave:
    Standing Wave
    Standing Wave
  • :drinks:
    Drinks
    Drinks
  • :sFun_hot:
    SFun Hot
    SFun Hot
  • :2thumbsup:
    2thumbsup
    2thumbsup
  • :synister:
    Synister
    Synister
  • :bowdown:
    Bowdown
    Bowdown
  • :gaah:
    GAAH
    GAAH
  • :dont_know:
    Dont Know
    Dont Know
  • :banghead:
    Banghead
    Banghead
  • :like:
    LIKE
    LIKE
  • :(
    Sad
    Sad
  • :nono:
    Nono
    Nono
  • :furious3:
    Furious3
    Furious3
  • :werdsign:
    Werdsign
    Werdsign
  • :Lol:
    LOL
    LOL
  • :kisswink:
    Kisswink
    Kisswink
  • :flag_bs:
    Flag Bs
    Flag Bs
  • :fingerscrossed:
    Fingerscrossed
    Fingerscrossed
  • :evil snicker:
    Evil Snicker
    Evil Snicker
  • :jaw drop:
    Jaw Drop
    Jaw Drop
  • :drunkbuds:
    Drunkbuds
    Drunkbuds
  • :tantrum:
    Tantrum
    Tantrum
  • :applaudit:
    Applaudit
    Applaudit
  • :giveup:
    Giveup
    Giveup
  • :question:
    Question
    Question
  • :Disappointed:
    Disappointed
    Disappointed
  • :puke:
    Puke
    Puke
  • :usa:
    Usa
    Usa
  • :surprise:
    Surprise
    Surprise
  • :ahhhhh:
    Ahhhhh
    Ahhhhh
  • :friends:
    Friends
    Friends
  • :pop2:
    Pop2
    Pop2
  • :cussing:
    Cussing
    Cussing
  • :chatterbox:
    Chatterbox
    Chatterbox
  • :stick hiting:
    Stick Hiting
    Stick Hiting
  • :9lame:
    9lame
    9lame
  • :drama:
    Drama
    Drama
  • :Pointing:
    Pointing
    Pointing
  • :boohoo:
    Boohoo
    Boohoo
  • :spy:
    Spy
    Spy
  • :crybaby:
    Crybaby
    Crybaby
  • :celebrate:
    Celebrate
    Celebrate
  • :birthday:
    birthday
    birthday
  • :photo:
    Photo
    Photo
  • :drum:
    Drum
    Drum
  • :burst into laughter
    Burst Into Laughter
    Burst Into Laughter
  • :hot:
    Hot
    Hot
  • :badday"
    bad day
    bad day
  • :ahhh-what:
    ahhh-what
    ahhh-what
  • :motz2:
    Motz2
    Motz2
  • :omg:
    Omg
    Omg
  • :blahblah:
    Blahblah
    Blahblah
  • :drowninga:
    Drowninga
    Drowninga
  • :big_boss:
    Big Boss
    Big Boss
  • :blender:
    Blender
    Blender
  • :nuts:
    Nuts
    Nuts
  • :drool:
    Drool
    Drool
  • :biggrinbounce:
    Biggrinbounce
    Biggrinbounce
  • :harhar:
    Harhar
    Harhar
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :driving:
    Driving
    Driving
  • :shakinghead:
    Shakinghead
    Shakinghead
  • :happy_crying:
    Happy Crying
    Happy Crying
  • :bored01:
    Bored01
    Bored01
  • :tearsdrip:
    Tearsdrip
    Tearsdrip
  • :grouphug:
    Grouphug
    Grouphug
  • :Wide Eyed and Scare
    Wide Eyed And Scared
    Wide Eyed And Scared
  • :crazy_eyes:
    Crazy Eyes
    Crazy Eyes
  • :taunt:
    Taunt
    Taunt
  • :redx3:
    Redx3
    Redx3
  • :broke:
    Broke
    Broke
  • :misery:
    Misery
    Misery
  • :sFun_tease:
    SFun Tease
    SFun Tease
  • :spock:
    facinating
    facinating
  • :bummed:
    Bummed
    Bummed
  • :hohoho:
    hohoho
    hohoho
  • :munching:
    Munching
    Munching
  • :usa-flag:
    USA Flag
    USA Flag
  • :usa-salute:
    USA Salute
    USA Salute
  • :usa-proud:
    USA Proud
    USA Proud
  • :worthless:
    Worthless
    Worthless
  • :honey:
    honey
    honey