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
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • ::):
    :)
    :)
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • ::(:
    :(
    :(
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • ::
    ;)
    ;)
  • ::P:
    :P
    :P
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :8):
    8)
    8)
  • ::D:
    :D
    :D
  • ::[:
    :[
    :[
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :=O:
    =O
    =O
  • ::'(:
    :'(
    :'(
  • ::!:
    :!
    :!
  • :>:o:
    >:o
    >:o
  • ://|
    Bang Head
    Bang Head
  • ::X:
    :X
    :X
  • ::|:
    :|
    :|
  • :fyi
    FYI
    FYI
  • ::\:
    :\
    :\
  • :O:):
    O:)
    O:)
  • :KING:
    KING
    KING
  • :DANCE:
    DANCE
    DANCE
  • :SCARE:
    SCARE
    SCARE
  • :SCRATCH:
    SCRATCH
    SCRATCH
  • :SHOUT:
    SHOUT
    SHOUT
  • :]:>:
    ]:>
    ]:>
  • :GIRL_CRAZY:
    GIRL_CRAZY
    GIRL_CRAZY
  • :THUMBS UP:
    THUMBS UP
    THUMBS UP
  • :GIVE_HEART:
    GIVE_HEART
    GIVE_HEART
  • :IMPOSSIBLE:
    IMPOSSIBLE
    IMPOSSIBLE
  • :WASSUP:
    WASSUP
    WASSUP
  • :NO:
    NO
    NO
  • :V:
    V
    V
  • :HI:
    HI
    HI
  • :BOAST:
    BOAST
    BOAST
  • :FOCUS:
    FOCUS
    FOCUS
  • :STOP:
    STOP
    STOP
  • :TENDER:
    TENDER
    TENDER
  • :\m/:
    \m/
    \m/
  • :YES:
    YES
    YES
  • :FRIEND:
    FRIEND
    FRIEND
  • :ACUTE:
    ACUTE
    ACUTE
  • :PAINT:
    PAINT
    PAINT
  • :SMOKE:
    SMOKE
    SMOKE
  • :CENSORED:
    CENSORED
    CENSORED
  • :KISSED:
    KISSED
    KISSED
  • :GIRL_IN_LOVE:
    GIRL_IN_LOVE
    GIRL_IN_LOVE
  • :IN LOVE:
    IN LOVE
    IN LOVE
  • :FEMINIST:
    FEMINIST
    FEMINIST
  • :X):
    X)
    X)
  • :BRAVO:
    BRAVO
    BRAVO
  • :THANK:
    THANK
    THANK
  • :DONT_KNOW:
    DONT_KNOW
    DONT_KNOW
  • :TEASE:
    TEASE
    TEASE
  • :LOL:
    LOL
    LOL
  • :HOHO:
    HOHO
    HOHO
  • :JOKINGLY:
    JOKINGLY
    JOKINGLY
  • :GIRL_CRY:
    GIRL_CRY
    GIRL_CRY
  • :@}>:
    @}>
    @}>
  • :FLIRT:
    FLIRT
    FLIRT
  • :HAHA:
    HAHA
    HAHA
  • :OK:
    OK
    OK
  • :PARDON:
    PARDON
    PARDON
  • :WIZARD:
    WIZARD
    WIZARD
  • :BYE:
    BYE
    BYE
  • :PARTY:
    PARTY
    PARTY
  • :SARCASTIC:
    SARCASTIC
    SARCASTIC
  • :BEACH:
    BEACH
    BEACH
  • :TIRED:
    TIRED
    TIRED
  • :HYSTERIC:
    HYSTERIC
    HYSTERIC
  • :HELP:
    HELP
    HELP
  • :MOIL:
    MOIL
    MOIL
  • :LAZY:
    LAZY
    LAZY
  • :YAHOO:
    YAHOO
    YAHOO
  • :THIS:
    THIS
    THIS
  • :YEEES!:
    YEEES!
    YEEES!
  • :::
    :
    :
  • :VAVA:
    VAVA
    VAVA
  • :[:}:
    [:}
    [:}
  • :HOSPITAL:
    HOSPITAL
    HOSPITAL
  • :DRINK:
    DRINK
    DRINK
  • :CURTSEY:
    CURTSEY
    CURTSEY
  • :SIGH:
    SIGH
    SIGH
  • :SORRY:
    SORRY
    SORRY
  • :CRAZY:
    CRAZY
    CRAZY
  • :SPITEFUL:
    SPITEFUL
    SPITEFUL
  • :HAPPY:
    HAPPY
    HAPPY
  • :db:
    db
    db
  • :HUNTER:
    HUNTER
    HUNTER
  • :KISSING:
    KISSING
    KISSING
  • :SPRUSE_UP:
    SPRUSE_UP
    SPRUSE_UP
  • :%):
    %)
    %)
  • MEGA_SHOK:
    MEGA_SHOK
    MEGA_SHOK
  • :ROFL:
    ROFL
    ROFL
  • :PUNISH:
    PUNISH
    PUNISH
  • :BB:
    BB
    BB
  • :TRAINING:
    TRAINING
    TRAINING
  • :BOSS:
    BOSS
    BOSS
  • :SEARCH:
    SEARCH
    SEARCH
  • :PINKGLASSES:
    PINKGLASSES
    PINKGLASSES
  • :@=:
    @=
    @=
  • :GIRL_DRINK:
    GIRL_DRINK
    GIRL_DRINK
  • :SLOW:
    SLOW
    SLOW