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
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • Smilies-More
  • :feedtroll:
    Do not feed the troll
    Do not feed the troll
  • :hat:
    Hat
    Hat
  • :ear:
    Ear
    Ear
  • :nerd:
    Nerd
    Nerd
  • :censored:
    Censored
    Censored
  • :doh:
    Doh
    Doh
  • :evil_twisted:
    Evil Twisted
    Evil Twisted
  • :troll:
    Troll
    Troll
  • :spam1:
    Spam1
    Spam1
  • :sick:
    Sick
    Sick
  • :bored:
    Bored
    Bored
  • :drunken_smilie:
    Drunken Smilie
    Drunken Smilie
  • :getmecoat:
    Get me coat
    Get me coat
  • :hand:
    Hand
    Hand
  • :mullet:
    Mullet
    Mullet
  • :tinfoil3:
    Tinfoil3
    Tinfoil3
  • :bowl:
    Bowl
    Bowl
  • :lie:
    Lie
    Lie
  • :bathbaby:
    Bathbaby
    Bathbaby
  • :lurk:
    Lurk
    Lurk
  • :boom:
    Boom
    Boom
  • :bump2:
    Bump2
    Bump2
  • :clock:
    Clock
    Clock
  • :whoo:
    Whoo
    Whoo
  • :deadhorse:
    Deadhorse
    Deadhorse
  • :amen:
    Amen
    Amen
  • :confused2:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :love:
    Love
    Love
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :tape:
    Tape
    Tape
  • :peace:
    Peace
    Peace
  • :tongue1:
    Tongue1
    Tongue1
  • :popcorn:
    Popcorn
    Popcorn
  • :ranger:
    Ranger
    Ranger
  • :laser:
    Laser
    Laser
  • :sad:
    Sad
    Sad
  • :ballchain:
    Ballchain
    Ballchain
  • :bs:
    Bs
    Bs
  • :faint:
    Faint
    Faint
  • :blah:
    Blah
    Blah
  • :spam4:
    Spam4
    Spam4
  • :brick:
    Brick
    Brick
  • :welcome:
    Welcome
    Welcome
  • :crutch:
    Crutch
    Crutch
  • :yield:
    Yield
    Yield
  • :sing:
    Sing
    Sing
  • :spit:
    Spit
    Spit
  • :painkiller:
    Painkiller
    Painkiller
  • :thumb:
    Thumb
    Thumb
  • :plane:
    Plane
    Plane
  • :usa2:
    Usa2
    Usa2
  • :preggers:
    Preggers
    Preggers
  • :rockon:
    Rockon
    Rockon
  • :emptybath:
    Emptybath
    Emptybath
  • :behindsofa:
    Behindsofa
    Behindsofa
  • :sign4:
    Sign4
    Sign4
  • :bounce:
    Bounce
    Bounce
  • :frusty:
    Frusty
    Frusty
  • :canada:
    Canada
    Canada
  • :wacko:
    Wacko
    Wacko
  • :couch2:
    Couch2
    Couch2
  • :wof:
    Wof
    Wof
  • :der:
    Der
    Der
  • :argue:
    Argue
    Argue
  • :eek2:
    Eek
    Eek
  • :madgrin:
    Madgrin
    Madgrin
  • :smow:
    Smow
    Smow
  • :noidea:
    Noidea
    Noidea
  • :target:
    Target
    Target
  • :phone:
    Phone
    Phone
  • :twitch:
    Twitch
    Twitch
  • :pout:
    Pout
    Pout
  • :israel:
    Israel
    Israel
  • :rapture:
    Rapture
    Rapture
  • :lever:
    Lever
    Lever
  • :second:
    Second
    Second
  • :banplease:
    Banplease
    Banplease
  • :fear:
    Fear
    Fear
  • :bolt:
    Bolt
    Bolt
  • :focus:
    Focus
    Focus
  • :bump:
    Bump
    Bump
  • :clap2:
    Clap2
    Clap2
  • :whistle:
    Whistle
    Whistle
  • :dance:
    Dance
    Dance
  • :alien:
    Alien
    Alien
  • :yuck:
    Yuck
    Yuck
  • :drum:
    Drum
    Drum
  • :lol:
    Lol
    Lol
  • :smash:
    Smash
    Smash
  • :music:
    Music
    Music
  • :suspicious:
    Suspicious
    Suspicious
  • :party:
    Party
    Party
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :pop2:
    Pop2
    Pop2
  • :rain:
    Rain
    Rain
  • :lalala:
    Lalala
    Lalala
  • :roll:
    Roll
    Roll
  • :brave:
    Brave
    Brave
  • :eyebrows:
    Eyebrows
    Eyebrows
  • :blabla:
    Blabla
    Blabla
  • :boxing:
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :cell:
    Cell
    Cell
  • :wave:
    Wave
    Wave
  • :croc:
    Croc
    Croc
  • :yell:
    Yell
    Yell
  • :dizzy:
    Dizzy
    Dizzy
  • :baby:
    Baby
    Baby
  • :mod:
    Mod
    Mod
  • :spider:
    Spider
    Spider
  • :ohwell:
    Ohwell
    Ohwell
  • :third:
    Third
    Third
  • :pizza:
    Pizza
    Pizza
  • :usa:
    Usa
    Usa
  • :pray2:
    Pray2
    Pray2
  • :juggle:
    Juggle
    Juggle
  • :rip:
    Rip
    Rip
  • :becky:
    Becky
    Becky
  • :mumum:
    Mumum
    Mumum
  • :suicide:
    Suicide
    Suicide
  • :caked:
    Caked
    Caked
  • :heh:
    Heh
    Heh
  • :violin:
    Violin
    Violin
  • :closed_2:
    Closed 2
    Closed 2
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :decision:
    Decision
    Decision
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :cool2:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :embarassed:
    Embarassed
    Embarassed
  • :mad2:
    Mad2
    Mad2
  • :smokin:
    Smokin
    Smokin
  • :nod:
    Nod
    Nod
  • :tape2:
    Tape2
    Tape2
  • :peep:
    Peep
    Peep
  • :tsk:
    Tsk
    Tsk
  • :pound:
    Pound
    Pound
  • :rant:
    Rant
    Rant
  • :laugh:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • :scared:
    Scared
    Scared
  • :ban:
    Ban
    Ban
  • :faint2:
    Faint2
    Faint2
  • :boink:
    Boink
    Boink
  • :brushteeth:
    Brushteeth
    Brushteeth
  • :cheer2:
    Cheer2
    Cheer2
  • :whip:
    Whip
    Whip
  • :Cry:
    Cry
    Cry
  • :yo:
    Yo
    Yo
  • :drama:
    Drama
    Drama
  • :sleep:
    Sleep
    Sleep
  • :spy:
    Spy
    Spy
  • :panda:
    Panda
    Panda
  • :playball:
    Playball
    Playball
  • :puke:
    Puke
    Puke
  • :kiss:
    Kiss
    Kiss
  • :rofl:
    Rofl
    Rofl
  • :loco:
    Loco
    Loco
  • :evil:
    Evil
    Evil
  • :biggrin1:
    Biggrin1
    Biggrin1
  • :sith:
    Sith
    Sith
  • :car:
    Car
    Car
  • :washing:
    Washing
    Washing
  • :yawn:
    Yawn
    Yawn
  • :director:
    Director
    Director
  • :attention:
    Attention
    Attention
  • :rolleyes2:
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :mmph:
    Mmph
    Mmph
  • :sorry:
    Sorry
    Sorry
  • :nono:
    Nono
    Nono
  • :tea:
    Tea
    Tea
  • :photo:
    Photo
    Photo
  • :typing:
    Typing
    Typing
  • :pray:
    Pray
    Pray
  • :jaw:
    Jaw
    Jaw
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :shocked:
    Shocked
    Shocked
  • :fencing:
    Fencing
    Fencing
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog
  • :hungry:
    Hungry
    Hungry
  • :flock:
    Flock
    Flock
  • :hail:
    Hail
    Hail
  • :moony:
    Moony
    Moony
  • :horn:
    Horn
    Horn
  • :kev:
    Kev
    Kev
  • :lock1:
    Lock1
    Lock1
  • :fish:
    Fish
    Fish
  • :help:
    Help
    Help
  • :happy:
    Happy
    Happy
  • :humble:
    Humble
    Humble
  • :flame:
    Flame
    Flame
  • :grouphug:
    Grouphug
    Grouphug
  • :hippie:
    Hippie
    Hippie
  • :llama:
    Llama
    Llama
  • :first:
    First
    First
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :hurt:
    Hurt
    Hurt
  • :flypig:
    Flypig
    Flypig
  • :hug:
    Hug
    Hug
  • :fish2:
    Fish2
    Fish2
  • :gossip:
    Gossip
    Gossip
  • :high5:
    High5
    High5
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy