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
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :ohmy:
    Ohmy
    Ohmy
  • :blush:
    Blush
    Blush
  • :weep:
    Weep
    Weep
  • :hugs:
    Hugs
    Hugs
  • :winks:
    Winks
    Winks
  • :lac:
    Lac
    Lac
  • :shades:
    Shades
    Shades
  • :yesyes:
    Yesyes
    Yesyes
  • :wacko:
    Wacko
    Wacko
  • :huh:
    Huh
    Huh
  • :shrug:
    Shrug
    Shrug
  • :flowers:
    Flowers
    Flowers
  • :noangel:
    Noangel
    Noangel
  • :scared15:
    Scared15
    Scared15
  • :welcome:
    Welcome
    Welcome
  • :whistles:
    Whistles
    Whistles
  • :roflmao:
    Roflmao
    Roflmao
  • :unsure:
    Unsure
    Unsure
  • :yahoo:
    Yahoo
    Yahoo
  • :doh:
    Doh
    Doh
  • :bighug1:
    Bighug1
    Bighug1
  • :scared10:
    Scared10
    Scared10
  • :sign20:
    Sign20
    Sign20
  • :scared11:
    Scared11
    Scared11
  • :woof
    woof
    woof
  • :foot:
    Foot
    Foot
  • :sofa:
    Sofa
    Sofa
  • :lisa:
    LisaSimpsons
    LisaSimpsons
  • :secret:
    Secret
    Secret
  • :read:
    Read
    Read
  • :grouphug:
    Group Hug
    Group Hug
  • :birthday1:
    Birthday1
    Birthday1
  • :birthday:
    Birthday
    Birthday
  • :bighug:
    Bighug
    Bighug
  • :sad:
    Sad
    Sad
  • :emot-rolleyes:
    Emot Rolleyes
    Emot Rolleyes
  • :angry:
    Angry
    Angry
  • :glare:
    Glare
    Glare
  • :byebye:
    Byebye
    Byebye
  • :madness:
    Madness
    Madness
  • :yellowcard:
    Yellowcard
    Yellowcard
  • :dry:
    Dry
    Dry
  • :emot-dance:
    Emot Dance
    Emot Dance
  • :notworthy:
    Notworthy
    Notworthy
  • :emot-nod:
    Emot Nod
    Emot Nod
  • :emot-prettywink:
    Emot Prettywink
    Emot Prettywink
  • :sleep:
    Sleep
    Sleep
  • :excl:
    Excl
    Excl
  • :blink:
    Blink
    Blink
  • :wtf1:
    Wtf1
    Wtf1
  • :curse:
    Curse
    Curse
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :emot-bulbman:
    Emot Bulbman
    Emot Bulbman
  • :ninja:
    Ninja
    Ninja
  • :emot-woot:
    Emot Woot
    Emot Woot
  • :emot-fail:
    Emot Fail
    Emot Fail
  • :redcard:
    Redcard
    Redcard
  • :emot-pinochio:
    Emot Pinochio
    Emot Pinochio
  • :chairfall:
    Chairfall
    Chairfall
  • :emot-sleepyhead:
    Emot Sleepyhead
    Emot Sleepyhead
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :banned:
    Banned
    Banned
  • :closedeyes:
    Closedeyes
    Closedeyes
  • :zipit:
    Zipit
    Zipit
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :emot-blink:
    Emot Blink
    Emot Blink
  • :mellow:
    Mellow
    Mellow
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :emot-drums:
    Emot Drums
    Emot Drums
  • :okay:
    Okay
    Okay
  • :emot-questioned:
    Emot Questioned
    Emot Questioned
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :emot-worship:
    Emot Worship
    Emot Worship
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :busted:
    Busted
    Busted
  • :lock:
    Lock
    Lock
  • :dribble:
    Dribble
    Dribble
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :emot-crying:
    Emot Crying
    Emot Crying
  • :nonono:
    Nonono
    Nonono
  • :emot-highfive:
    Emot Highfive
    Emot Highfive
  • :whiplash:
    whiplash
    whiplash
  • :emot-pray:
    Emot Pray
    Emot Pray
  • :finger:
    Finger
    Finger
  • :emot-wave:
    Emot Wave
    Emot Wave
  • :w00t2:
    W00t2
    W00t2
  • :biggrin:
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • :kewlpics:
    Kewlpics
    Kewlpics
  • :WTF:
    WTF
    WTF
  • :cupid:
    Cupid
    Cupid
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :emot-bulb:
    Emot Bulb
    Emot Bulb
  • :nicked:
    Nicked
    Nicked
  • :emot-whistle:
    Emot Whistle
    Emot Whistle
  • :emot-eek:
    Emot Eek
    Emot Eek
  • :emot-partyblower:
    Emot Partyblower
    Emot Partyblower
  • :buttkick:
    buttkick
    buttkick
  • :emot-shakehead:
    Emot Shakehead
    Emot Shakehead
  • :spam:
    Spam
    Spam
  • :ban:
    Ban
    Ban
  • :happy:
    Happy
    Happy
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :chained:
    Chained
    Chained
  • :meh:
    Meh
    Meh
  • :emot-blahblah:
    Emot Blahblah
    Emot Blahblah
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :emot-drool:
    Emot Drool
    Emot Drool
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :emot-puke:
    Emot Puke
    Emot Puke
  • :sly:
    Sly
    Sly
  • :emot-yum:
    Emot Yum
    Emot Yum
  • :footy:
    Footy
    Footy
  • :laugh:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • :wub:
    Wub
    Wub
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :emot-cheering:
    Emot Cheering
    Emot Cheering
  • :emot-giggle:
    Emot Giggle
    Emot Giggle
  • :emot-poke:
    Emot Poke
    Emot Poke
  • :emot-wanttohug:
    Emot Wanttohug
    Emot Wanttohug
  • :bansign:
    Bansign
    Bansign
  • :wistupid:
    Wistupid
    Wistupid
  • :cloud9:
    Cloud9
    Cloud9
  • :emot-bounce:
    Emot Bounce
    Emot Bounce
  • :money:
    Money
    Money
  • :wall:
    Wall
    Wall
  • :emot-drunk:
    Emot Drunk
    Emot Drunk
  • :oopsie:
    Oopsie
    Oopsie