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
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :sleep:
    Sleep
    Sleep
  • :makeup:
    Makeup
    Makeup
  • :goodluck:
    Goodluck
    Goodluck
  • :argue:
    Argue
    Argue
  • :box:
    Uppercut
    Uppercut
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :slapforehead:
    Slapforehead
    Slapforehead
  • :angry:
    Angry
    Angry
  • :giddy:
    Giddy
    Giddy
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :cheeky:
    Cheeky
    Cheeky
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :sian:
    Sian2
    Sian2
  • :cry:
    Crying
    Crying
  • :faint:
    Faint
    Faint
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :P
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • o_O
    Sian
    Sian
  • :dot:
    Dots
    Dots
  • :dozed:
    Dozeoff
    Dozeoff
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :thumb:
    Thumbsup
    Thumbsup
  • :shy:
    Shy
    Shy
  • :pity:
    Pity
    Pity
  • :cheers:
    Cheers
    Cheers
  • :thirsty:
    Thirsty
    Thirsty
  • :pray:
    Pray
    Pray
  • :puke:
    Puke
    Puke
  • :deal:
    Deal
    Deal
  • :cheer:
    Cheerleade
    Cheerleade
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :sweat:
    Sweat
    Sweat
  • :popcorn:
    Popcorn
    Popcorn
  • :lovestruck:
    Lovestruck
    Lovestruck
  • :?
    Confused
    Confused
  • :btw:
    Btw
    Btw
  • :sorry:
    Sorry
    Sorry
  • :offtopic:
    Offtopic
    Offtopic
  • :lol:
    Lol
    Lol
  • :clapping:
    Clapping
    Clapping
  • :bow:
    Bow
    Bow
  • :confused:
    Confused?
    Confused?
  • :smooch:
    Smooch
    Smooch
  • :spam:
    Spam
    Spam
  • :hungry:
    Hungry
    Hungry
  • :clap:
    Clap
    Clap
  • :bouncefire:
    Bouncefire
    Bouncefire
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :nono:
    Nono
    Nono
  • :help:
    Help
    Help
  • :slurp:
    Yummy
    Yummy
  • :bounce:
    Bounce
    Bounce
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :sleepy:
    Sleepy
    Sleepy
  • :nobuaya:
    Nobuaya
    Nobuaya
  • :gun:
    Gun
    Gun
  • :weep:
    Weep
    Weep
  • :shades:
    Bigglasses
    Bigglasses
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!