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