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