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