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