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