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