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