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