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
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • extra smilies
  • :whistle:
    Whistle
    Whistle
  • :dizzy:
    Dizzy
    Dizzy
  • :hippie:
    Hippie
    Hippie
  • :ohwell:
    Ohwell
    Ohwell
  • :sick:
    Sick
    Sick
  • :blabla:
    Blabla
    Blabla
  • :tsk:
    Tsk
    Tsk
  • :closed_2:
    Closed 2
    Closed 2
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :mad2:
    Mad2
    Mad2
  • :rant:
    Rant
    Rant
  • :ban:
    Ban
    Ban
  • :cool::
    Cool
    Cool
  • :faint2:
    Faint2
    Faint2
  • :kiss:
    Kiss
    Kiss
  • :playball:
    Playball
    Playball
  • :spy:
    Spy
    Spy
  • :brushteeth:
    Brushteeth
    Brushteeth
  • :whip:
    Whip
    Whip
  • :director:
    Director
    Director
  • :high5:
    High5
    High5
  • :nono:
    Nono
    Nono
  • :shocked:
    Shocked
    Shocked
  • :biggrin1:
    Biggrin1
    Biggrin1
  • :tongue1:
    Tongue1
    Tongue1
  • :clock:
    Clock
    Clock
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog
  • :love:
    Love
    Love
  • :ranger:
    Ranger
    Ranger
  • :banplease:
    Banplease
    Banplease
  • :confused::
    Confused
    Confused
  • :faint:
    Faint
    Faint
  • :kev:
    Kev
    Kev
  • :plane:
    Plane
    Plane
  • :spit:
    Spit
    Spit
  • :brick:
    Brick
    Brick
  • :welcome:
    Welcome
    Welcome
  • :der:
    Der
    Der
  • :help:
    Help
    Help
  • :noidea:
    Noidea
    Noidea
  • :second:
    Second
    Second
  • :behindsofa:
    Behindsofa
    Behindsofa
  • :clap2:
    Clap2
    Clap2
  • :focus:
    Focus
    Focus
  • :lol:
    Lol
    Lol
  • :rain:
    Rain
    Rain
  • :bathbaby:
    Bathbaby
    Bathbaby
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :yuck:
    Yuck
    Yuck
  • :eyebrows:
    Eyebrows
    Eyebrows
  • :juggle:
    Juggle
    Juggle
  • :pizza:
    Pizza
    Pizza
  • :spider:
    Spider
    Spider
  • :boxing:
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :wave:
    Wave
    Wave
  • :decision:
    Decision
    Decision
  • :heh:
    Heh
    Heh
  • :nod:
    Nod
    Nod
  • :scared:
    Scared
    Scared
  • :becky:
    Becky
    Becky
  • :cheer2:
    Cheer2
    Cheer2
  • :flypig:
    Flypig
    Flypig
  • :loco:
    Loco
    Loco
  • :puke:
    Puke
    Puke
  • :tinfoil3:
    Tinfoil3
    Tinfoil3
  • :yo:
    Yo
    Yo
  • :evil:
    Evil
    Evil
  • :jaw:
    Jaw
    Jaw
  • :photo:
    Photo
    Photo
  • :sorry:
    Sorry
    Sorry
  • :bowl:
    Bowl
    Bowl
  • :washing:
    Washing
    Washing
  • :deadhorse:
    Deadhorse
    Deadhorse
  • :hat:
    Hat
    Hat
  • :nerd:
    Nerd
    Nerd
  • :sad:
    Sad
    Sad
  • :alien:
    Alien
    Alien
  • :censored:
    Censored
    Censored
  • :flock:
    Flock
    Flock
  • :lock1:
    Lock1
    Lock1
  • :preggers:
    Preggers
    Preggers
  • :thumb:
    Thumb
    Thumb
  • :yield:
    Yield
    Yield
  • :emptybath:
    Emptybath
    Emptybath
  • :israel:
    Israel
    Israel
  • :phone:
    Phone
    Phone
  • :smow:
    Smow
    Smow
  • :bounce:
    Bounce
    Bounce
  • :wacko:
    Wacko
    Wacko
  • :dance:
    Dance
    Dance
  • :happy:
    Happy
    Happy
  • :music:
    Music
    Music
  • :roll:
    Roll
    Roll
  • :amen:
    Amen
    Amen
  • :cell:
    Cell
    Cell
  • :flame:
    Flame
    Flame
  • :llama:
    Llama
    Llama
  • :pray2:
    Pray2
    Pray2
  • :third:
    Third
    Third
  • :yell:
    Yell
    Yell
  • :embarassed:
    Embarassed
    Embarassed
  • :hurt:
    Hurt
    Hurt
  • :peep:
    Peep
    Peep
  • :smokin:
    Smokin
    Smokin
  • :bored:
    Bored
    Bored
  • :violin:
    Violin
    Violin
  • :Cry:
    Cry
    Cry
  • :hand:
    Hand
    Hand
  • :mullet:
    Mullet
    Mullet
  • :rofl:
    Rofl
    Rofl
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :car:
    Car
    Car
  • :fish2:
    Fish2
    Fish2
  • :lie:
    Lie
    Lie
  • :pray:
    Pray
    Pray
  • :tea:
    Tea
    Tea
  • :yawn:
    Yawn
    Yawn
  • :ear:
    Ear
    Ear
  • :hungry:
    Hungry
    Hungry
  • :peace:
    Peace
    Peace
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :boom:
    Boom
    Boom
  • :usa2:
    Usa2
    Usa2
  • :crutch:
    Crutch
    Crutch
  • :hail:
    Hail
    Hail
  • :moony:
    Moony
    Moony
  • :rockon:
    Rockon
    Rockon
  • :argue:
    Argue
    Argue
  • :canada:
    Canada
    Canada
  • :fish:
    Fish
    Fish
  • :lever:
    Lever
    Lever
  • :pout:
    Pout
    Pout
  • :target:
    Target
    Target
  • :wof:
    Wof
    Wof
  • :drum:
    Drum
    Drum
  • :humble:
    Humble
    Humble
  • :party:
    Party
    Party
  • :smash:
    Smash
    Smash
  • :bolt:
    Bolt
    Bolt
  • :usa:
    Usa
    Usa
  • :croc:
    Croc
    Croc
  • :grouphug:
    Grouphug
    Grouphug
  • :mod:
    Mod
    Mod
  • :rip:
    Rip
    Rip
  • :attention:
    Attention
    Attention
  • :first:
    First
    First
  • :laugh:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • :pound:
    Pound
    Pound
  • :tape2:
    Tape2
    Tape2
  • :caked:
    Caked
    Caked
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :drama:
    Drama
    Drama
  • :hug:
    Hug
    Hug
  • :panda:
    Panda
    Panda
  • :sleep:
    Sleep
    Sleep
  • :boink:
    Boink
    Boink
  • :typing:
    Typing
    Typing
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :gossip:
    Gossip
    Gossip
  • :mmph:
    Mmph
    Mmph
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :baby:
    Baby
    Baby
  • :rolleyes::
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :fencing:
    Fencing
    Fencing
  • :laser:
    Laser
    Laser
  • :popcorn:
    Popcorn
    Popcorn
  • :tape:
    Tape
    Tape
  • :bump2:
    Bump2
    Bump2
  • :whoo:
    Whoo
    Whoo
  • :doh:
    Doh
    Doh
  • :horn:
    Horn
    Horn
  • :painkiller:
    Painkiller
    Painkiller
  • :sing:
    Sing
    Sing
  • :blah:
    Blah
    Blah
  • :twitch:
    Twitch
    Twitch
  • :couch2:
    Couch2
    Couch2
  • :frusty:
    Frusty
    Frusty
  • :madgrin:
    Madgrin
    Madgrin
  • :rapture:
    Rapture
    Rapture
  • :ballchain:
    Ballchain
    Ballchain
  • :eek::
    Eek
    Eek
  • :fear:
    Fear
    Fear
  • :lalala:
    Lalala
    Lalala
  • :pop2:
    Pop2
    Pop2
  • :suspicious:
    Suspicious
    Suspicious
  • :bump:
    Bump
    Bump
  • soldier
  • :wink:::
    Wink
    Wink
  • :confused:::
    Confused
    Confused
  • :tongue:::
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :wacky:
    Wacky
    Wacky
  • :smile:::
    Smile
    Smile
  • :tired:
    Tired
    Tired
  • :sad:::
    Sad
    Sad
  • :shutup:
    Shutup
    Shutup
  • :rolleyes:::
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :neutral:
    Neutral
    Neutral
  • :redface:::
    Redface
    Redface
  • :nervous:
    Nervous
    Nervous
  • :mad:::
    Mad
    Mad
  • :crying:
    Crying
    Crying
  • :kiss:::
    Kiss
    Kiss
  • :biggrin:
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • :frown:::
    Frown
    Frown
  • :angelic:
    Angelic
    Angelic
  • :eek:::
    Eek
    Eek
  • :cool:::
    Cool
    Cool