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
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • Smilies-More
  • :nerd:
    Nerd
    Nerd
  • :censored:
    Censored
    Censored
  • :doh:
    Doh
    Doh
  • :feedtroll:
    Do not feed the troll
    Do not feed the troll
  • :sick:
    Sick
    Sick
  • :evil_twisted:
    Evil Twisted
    Evil Twisted
  • :troll:
    Troll
    Troll
  • :bored:
    Bored
    Bored
  • :spam1:
    Spam1
    Spam1
  • :hand:
    Hand
    Hand
  • :mullet:
    Mullet
    Mullet
  • :tinfoil3:
    Tinfoil3
    Tinfoil3
  • :bowl:
    Bowl
    Bowl
  • :lie:
    Lie
    Lie
  • :hat:
    Hat
    Hat
  • :drunken_smilie:
    Drunken Smilie
    Drunken Smilie
  • :getmecoat:
    Get me coat
    Get me coat
  • :ear:
    Ear
    Ear
  • :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
  • :sith:
    Sith
    Sith
  • :crutch:
    Crutch
    Crutch
  • :ballchain:
    Ballchain
    Ballchain
  • :faint:
    Faint
    Faint
  • :washing:
    Washing
    Washing
  • :blah:
    Blah
    Blah
  • :yawn:
    Yawn
    Yawn
  • :brick:
    Brick
    Brick
  • :rolleyes2:
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :sing:
    Sing
    Sing
  • :spit:
    Spit
    Spit
  • :painkiller:
    Painkiller
    Painkiller
  • :thumb:
    Thumb
    Thumb
  • :plane:
    Plane
    Plane
  • :usa2:
    Usa2
    Usa2
  • :preggers:
    Preggers
    Preggers
  • :rockon:
    Rockon
    Rockon
  • :canada:
    Canada
    Canada
  • :lurk:
    Lurk
    Lurk
  • :couch2:
    Couch2
    Couch2
  • :der:
    Der
    Der
  • :argue:
    Argue
    Argue
  • :emptybath:
    Emptybath
    Emptybath
  • :behindsofa:
    Behindsofa
    Behindsofa
  • :whoo:
    Whoo
    Whoo
  • :bounce:
    Bounce
    Bounce
  • :frusty:
    Frusty
    Frusty
  • :confused2:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :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
  • :bs:
    Bs
    Bs
  • :clap2:
    Clap2
    Clap2
  • :spam4:
    Spam4
    Spam4
  • :dance:
    Dance
    Dance
  • :alien:
    Alien
    Alien
  • :drum:
    Drum
    Drum
  • :banplease:
    Banplease
    Banplease
  • :fear:
    Fear
    Fear
  • :welcome:
    Welcome
    Welcome
  • :bolt:
    Bolt
    Bolt
  • :focus:
    Focus
    Focus
  • :yield:
    Yield
    Yield
  • :bump:
    Bump
    Bump
  • :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
  • :cell:
    Cell
    Cell
  • :sign4:
    Sign4
    Sign4
  • :croc:
    Croc
    Croc
  • :dizzy:
    Dizzy
    Dizzy
  • :baby:
    Baby
    Baby
  • :eyebrows:
    Eyebrows
    Eyebrows
  • :wacko:
    Wacko
    Wacko
  • :blabla:
    Blabla
    Blabla
  • :wof:
    Wof
    Wof
  • :boxing:
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :eek2:
    Eek
    Eek
  • :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
  • :heh:
    Heh
    Heh
  • :closed_2:
    Closed 2
    Closed 2
  • :decision:
    Decision
    Decision
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :embarassed:
    Embarassed
    Embarassed
  • :becky:
    Becky
    Becky
  • :whistle:
    Whistle
    Whistle
  • :yuck:
    Yuck
    Yuck
  • :caked:
    Caked
    Caked
  • :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
  • :cheer2:
    Cheer2
    Cheer2
  • :Cry:
    Cry
    Cry
  • :drama:
    Drama
    Drama
  • :ban:
    Ban
    Ban
  • :faint2:
    Faint2
    Faint2
  • :wave:
    Wave
    Wave
  • :boink:
    Boink
    Boink
  • :yell:
    Yell
    Yell
  • :brushteeth:
    Brushteeth
    Brushteeth
  • :brave:
    Brave
    Brave
  • :sleep:
    Sleep
    Sleep
  • :spy:
    Spy
    Spy
  • :panda:
    Panda
    Panda
  • :playball:
    Playball
    Playball
  • :puke:
    Puke
    Puke
  • :kiss:
    Kiss
    Kiss
  • :rofl:
    Rofl
    Rofl
  • :loco:
    Loco
    Loco
  • :car:
    Car
    Car
  • :mumum:
    Mumum
    Mumum
  • :suicide:
    Suicide
    Suicide
  • :director:
    Director
    Director
  • :attention:
    Attention
    Attention
  • :evil:
    Evil
    Evil
  • :violin:
    Violin
    Violin
  • :biggrin1:
    Biggrin1
    Biggrin1
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :cool2:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :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
  • :clock:
    Clock
    Clock
  • :deadhorse:
    Deadhorse
    Deadhorse
  • :amen:
    Amen
    Amen
  • :bathbaby:
    Bathbaby
    Bathbaby
  • :whip:
    Whip
    Whip
  • :boom:
    Boom
    Boom
  • :yo:
    Yo
    Yo
  • :bump2:
    Bump2
    Bump2
  • :hungry:
    Hungry
    Hungry
  • :flock:
    Flock
    Flock
  • :hail:
    Hail
    Hail
  • :moony:
    Moony
    Moony
  • :horn:
    Horn
    Horn
  • :kev:
    Kev
    Kev
  • :lock1:
    Lock1
    Lock1
  • :help:
    Help
    Help
  • :fish:
    Fish
    Fish
  • :happy:
    Happy
    Happy
  • :humble:
    Humble
    Humble
  • :hippie:
    Hippie
    Hippie
  • :flame:
    Flame
    Flame
  • :grouphug:
    Grouphug
    Grouphug
  • :llama:
    Llama
    Llama
  • :first:
    First
    First
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :hurt:
    Hurt
    Hurt
  • :flypig:
    Flypig
    Flypig
  • :hug:
    Hug
    Hug
  • :high5:
    High5
    High5
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :fish2:
    Fish2
    Fish2
  • :gossip:
    Gossip
    Gossip
  • :fencing:
    Fencing
    Fencing
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog