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
  • :sign20:
    Sign20
    Sign20
  • :scared10:
    Scared10
    Scared10
  • :scared11:
    Scared11
    Scared11
  • :foot:
    Foot
    Foot
  • :woof
    woof
    woof
  • :lisa:
    LisaSimpsons
    LisaSimpsons
  • :sofa:
    Sofa
    Sofa
  • :secret:
    Secret
    Secret
  • :read:
    Read
    Read
  • :grouphug:
    Group Hug
    Group Hug
  • :birthday1:
    Birthday1
    Birthday1
  • :birthday:
    Birthday
    Birthday
  • :bighug:
    Bighug
    Bighug
  • :nonono:
    Nonono
    Nonono
  • :emot-rolleyes:
    Emot Rolleyes
    Emot Rolleyes
  • :angry:
    Angry
    Angry
  • :glare:
    Glare
    Glare
  • :byebye:
    Byebye
    Byebye
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :madness:
    Madness
    Madness
  • :dry:
    Dry
    Dry
  • :emot-dance:
    Emot Dance
    Emot Dance
  • :emot-nod:
    Emot Nod
    Emot Nod
  • :excl:
    Excl
    Excl
  • :blink:
    Blink
    Blink
  • :curse:
    Curse
    Curse
  • :w00t2:
    W00t2
    W00t2
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :emot-bulbman:
    Emot Bulbman
    Emot Bulbman
  • :WTF:
    WTF
    WTF
  • :emot-woot:
    Emot Woot
    Emot Woot
  • :emot-fail:
    Emot Fail
    Emot Fail
  • :nicked:
    Nicked
    Nicked
  • :emot-prettywink:
    Emot Prettywink
    Emot Prettywink
  • :chairfall:
    Chairfall
    Chairfall
  • :emot-sleepyhead:
    Emot Sleepyhead
    Emot Sleepyhead
  • :banned:
    Banned
    Banned
  • :closedeyes:
    Closedeyes
    Closedeyes
  • :spam:
    Spam
    Spam
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :emot-blink:
    Emot Blink
    Emot Blink
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :emot-drums:
    Emot Drums
    Emot Drums
  • :emot-pinochio:
    Emot Pinochio
    Emot Pinochio
  • :emot-questioned:
    Emot Questioned
    Emot Questioned
  • :emot-worship:
    Emot Worship
    Emot Worship
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :busted:
    Busted
    Busted
  • :sly:
    Sly
    Sly
  • :lock:
    Lock
    Lock
  • :dribble:
    Dribble
    Dribble
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :emot-crying:
    Emot Crying
    Emot Crying
  • :wub:
    Wub
    Wub
  • :emot-highfive:
    Emot Highfive
    Emot Highfive
  • :finger:
    Finger
    Finger
  • :oopsie:
    Oopsie
    Oopsie
  • :emot-wave:
    Emot Wave
    Emot Wave
  • :biggrin:
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • :kewlpics:
    Kewlpics
    Kewlpics
  • :cupid:
    Cupid
    Cupid
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :emot-bulb:
    Emot Bulb
    Emot Bulb
  • :wistupid:
    Wistupid
    Wistupid
  • :emot-whistle:
    Emot Whistle
    Emot Whistle
  • :emot-eek:
    Emot Eek
    Emot Eek
  • :whiplash:
    whiplash
    whiplash
  • :money:
    Money
    Money
  • :emot-pray:
    Emot Pray
    Emot Pray
  • :buttkick:
    buttkick
    buttkick
  • :notworthy:
    Notworthy
    Notworthy
  • :emot-shakehead:
    Emot Shakehead
    Emot Shakehead
  • :ban:
    Ban
    Ban
  • :sad:
    Sad
    Sad
  • :happy:
    Happy
    Happy
  • :chained:
    Chained
    Chained
  • :meh:
    Meh
    Meh
  • :emot-blahblah:
    Emot Blahblah
    Emot Blahblah
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :emot-drool:
    Emot Drool
    Emot Drool
  • :yellowcard:
    Yellowcard
    Yellowcard
  • :emot-partyblower:
    Emot Partyblower
    Emot Partyblower
  • :ninja:
    Ninja
    Ninja
  • :emot-puke:
    Emot Puke
    Emot Puke
  • :emot-yum:
    Emot Yum
    Emot Yum
  • :redcard:
    Redcard
    Redcard
  • :footy:
    Footy
    Footy
  • :sleep:
    Sleep
    Sleep
  • :laugh:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :emot-cheering:
    Emot Cheering
    Emot Cheering
  • :wtf1:
    Wtf1
    Wtf1
  • :emot-giggle:
    Emot Giggle
    Emot Giggle
  • :okay:
    Okay
    Okay
  • :emot-wanttohug:
    Emot Wanttohug
    Emot Wanttohug
  • :bansign:
    Bansign
    Bansign
  • :cloud9:
    Cloud9
    Cloud9
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :emot-bounce:
    Emot Bounce
    Emot Bounce
  • :wall:
    Wall
    Wall
  • :emot-drunk:
    Emot Drunk
    Emot Drunk
  • :zipit:
    Zipit
    Zipit
  • :mellow:
    Mellow
    Mellow
  • :emot-poke:
    Emot Poke
    Emot Poke