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