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