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