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