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
  • :)
    Smilie
    Smilie
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :rolleyes:
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    Eek!
    Eek!
  • Imported Smilies
  • :blossom:
    Blossom
    Blossom
  • shudder:
    shudder
    shudder
  • :patrol:
    Troll Patrol
    Troll Patrol
  • :shrug:
    Shrug
    Shrug
  • :spitting:
    spitting
    spitting
  • :guns:
    Terminator
    Terminator
  • :disgust:
    Disgust
    Disgust
  • :cheese:
    cheese
    cheese
  • :happydance:
    Happy Dance
    Happy Dance
  • :yumm:
    Mealtime
    Mealtime
  • :couch:
    couch
    couch
  • :rant:
    rant
    rant
  • :beerchug:
    Beer
    Beer
  • :disco:
    Disco Nanner
    Disco Nanner
  • :knuckle:
    Knuckle Dragger
    Knuckle Dragger
  • :steam
    steam
    steam
  • :stirpot:
    Stir the Pot
    Stir the Pot
  • :thud:
    thud
    thud
  • :taz:
    Taz Rant
    Taz Rant
  • :bigtongue:
    Big Tongue
    Big Tongue
  • :pumpkin:
    Pumpkin
    Pumpkin
  • :google:
    Google
    Google
  • :joy:
    Leaping for Joy
    Leaping for Joy
  • :magic:
    magic
    magic
  • :doh:
    doh
    doh
  • :pray:
    pray-er
    pray-er
  • :agree:
    Agree
    Agree
  • :whistle:
    whistling
    whistling
  • :slap:
    catfight
    catfight
  • :eye:
    Keeping an Eye On It
    Keeping an Eye On It
  • :demon:
    Demon
    Demon
  • :sushi:
    Sushi
    Sushi
  • :soapbox:
    soapbox
    soapbox
  • :horse:
    deadhorse
    deadhorse
  • :poot:
    Gas Troubles
    Gas Troubles
  • :bull:
    Bull
    Bull
  • :run:
    I'm outta here!
    I'm outta here!
  • :draw:
    Quick Draw McGraw
    Quick Draw McGraw
  • :applause
    applause
    applause
  • :eyebrows:
    Eyebrows
    Eyebrows
  • :violin:
    violin
    violin
  • :spam:
    No Spam
    No Spam
  • :toast:
    Toast
    Toast
  • :rolling:
    Upside-down
    Upside-down
  • :whip:
    Crack That Whip
    Crack That Whip
  • :agape:
    Astounded
    Astounded
  • :cheer:
    cheerleader
    cheerleader
  • :popcorn:
    popcorn
    popcorn
  • :tmi:
    Too Much Info
    Too Much Info
  • :pins:
    Sticking Pins
    Sticking Pins
  • :knit:
    knitter
    knitter
  • :wigtongue
    Wiggle Tongue
    Wiggle Tongue
  • :bow:
    Bow
    Bow
  • :lala:
    lalala
    lalala
  • :luke:
    Light Saber
    Light Saber
  • :radar:
    Radar
    Radar
  • :tbear:
    Skunk
    Skunk
  • :liar:
    Liar
    Liar
  • :bounce:
    Bounce
    Bounce
  • :angry:
    Angry
    Angry
  • :afro:
    Afro
    Afro
  • :-(
    Sad
    Sad
  • :pinktongue:
    Pinktongue
    Pinktongue
  • :beercheer:
    Beercheer
    Beercheer
  • :gobblecheese:
    Gobblecheese
    Gobblecheese
  • :foot:
    Foot In Mouth
    Foot In Mouth
  • :bottomsup:
    Toast2
    Toast2
  • :justy:
    Justy
    Justy
  • :pizza:
    Pizza
    Pizza
  • :crush:
    Crush
    Crush
  • :yinyang:
    Yinyang
    Yinyang
  • :ale:
    Ale
    Ale
  • :mail:
    Mail
    Mail
  • :meditate:
    Meditate
    Meditate
  • :golf:
    Golf
    Golf
  • :knitfrog:
    Knitfrog
    Knitfrog
  • :bunny:
    Bunny
    Bunny
  • :queen:
    Queen
    Queen
  • :scissors:
    Scissors
    Scissors
  • :bs:
    Bs
    Bs
  • :thudpile:
    Thudpile
    Thudpile
  • :panda:
    Panda Bear
    Panda Bear
  • :pegasus:
    Pegasus
    Pegasus
  • :chocolate:
    Chocolate
    Chocolate
  • :beer:
    Beer
    Beer
  • :laugh:
    Laughing
    Laughing
  • :pirate:
    Pirate1
    Pirate1
  • :henny:
    Henny
    Henny
  • :mrt:
    Mr T
    Mr T
  • :rip:
    Rip
    Rip
  • :alcoholic:
    Alcoholic
    Alcoholic
  • :puppykisses:
    Puppykisses
    Puppykisses
  • :lipssealed:
    Lipssealed
    Lipssealed
  • :chillpill:
    Chillpill
    Chillpill
  • :hmm:
    Hmmm
    Hmmm
  • :brains:
    Zombie
    Zombie
  • :poop:
    Poop
    Poop
  • :puppy:
    Puppy
    Puppy
  • :brainbleach:
    Brainbleach
    Brainbleach
  • :monkey:
    Monkey
    Monkey
  • :flower:
    Aunt Flower
    Aunt Flower
  • :twocents:
    Twocents
    Twocents
  • :kitten:
    Kitten
    Kitten
  • :coffee:
    Got Coffee?
    Got Coffee?
  • :hifive:
    Hifive
    Hifive
  • :alien:
    Alien
    Alien
  • :skittles:
    Skittles
    Skittles
  • :flamed:
    Flamed
    Flamed
  • :headache:
    Headache
    Headache
  • :king:
    King
    King
  • :bigeyes:
    Surprised
    Surprised
  • :smack:
    Smack
    Smack
  • :heartbeat
    Heartbeat
    Heartbeat
  • :shocked:
    Shocked
    Shocked
  • :gift:
    Gift
    Gift
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :waltz:
    Waltz
    Waltz
  • :cry:
    Cry
    Cry
  • :smooch:
    Smooch Attack
    Smooch Attack
  • :cake:
    Happy Birthday
    Happy Birthday
  • :wail:
    Wailing
    Wailing
  • :lol:
    Laughing
    Laughing
  • :scared:
    Scared
    Scared
  • :cookie:
    Cookie
    Cookie
  • :neutral:
    Neutral
    Neutral
  • 8)
    Cool
    Cool
  • :yawn:
    Yawn
    Yawn
  • :hooched:
    Hooched
    Hooched
  • :?
    Confused
    Confused
  • :undecided
    Undecided
    Undecided
  • :sun:
    Sunshine
    Sunshine
  • :wethree:
    We Three Dancers
    We Three Dancers
  • :writer:
    Literary Artist
    Literary Artist
  • :ponder:
    Thinking
    Thinking
  • :evil:
    Evil
    Evil
  • :Star:
    Star
    Star
  • :argue:
    Hey!
    Hey!
  • :karma:
    Good Karma
    Good Karma
  • :boxer:
    Boxer
    Boxer
  • :oops:
    Oops
    Oops
  • :twisted:
    Twisted
    Twisted
  • :wannabe:
    wannabe angel
    wannabe angel
  • :karma2:
    Bad Karma
    Bad Karma
  • :silly:
    Silly
    Silly
  • :blueeek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :hatchet:
    Hatchet
    Hatchet
  • :graduate:
    Graduate
    Graduate
  • :brickwall
    Brick Wall
    Brick Wall
  • :surprise:
    Surprised
    Surprised
  • :idea:
    Idea
    Idea
  • :grouphug:
    Grouphug
    Grouphug
  • :sad
    Sad
    Sad
  • :dizzy:
    Dizzy
    Dizzy
  • :flasher:
    Flasher
    Flasher
  • :!:
    Exclaimation
    Exclaimation
  • :?:
    Question
    Question
  • :uhh:
    Uhh
    Uhh
  • :deal:
    Deal
    Deal
  • :suspect:
    Suspect
    Suspect
  • :flowers:
    Flowers
    Flowers
  • :ohmy:
    Oh My!
    Oh My!
  • :sleep:
    Sleep
    Sleep
  • :inlove:
    Inlove
    Inlove
  • :shake:
    Shake
    Shake
  • :arrow:
    Arrow
    Arrow
  • :disbelief
    Disbelief
    Disbelief
  • :boohoo:
    Boohoo
    Boohoo
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog
  • :grin:
    Grin
    Grin
  • :no:
    No
    No
  • :puke:
    Puke
    Puke
  • :mad
    Mad
    Mad
  • :rockerdud
    Rocker On
    Rocker On
  • :nono:
    Nono
    Nono
  • :sick:
    Sick
    Sick
  • :rollin:
    Rollin
    Rollin
  • :misskim:
    Hilarious
    Hilarious
  • :waving:
    Waving
    Waving
  • :cloud9:
    Cloud9
    Cloud9
  • :love:
    Love
    Love
  • :razz:
    Razz
    Razz
  • :jestor:
    Jestor
    Jestor
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :hollie:
    'Nanner
    'Nanner
  • :blushing:
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :tongue:
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :coolblue:
    Cool Blue
    Cool Blue
  • :roll:
    Roll Eyes
    Roll Eyes
  • :bowtome:
    Bowtome
    Bowtome
  • :bluesmile
    Blue Smile
    Blue Smile
  • :smirk:
    Smirk
    Smirk
  • :gabigrin:
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :redgrin:
    Redbiggrin
    Redbiggrin
  • :grnbiggri
    Grnbiggrin
    Grnbiggrin
  • :bluebiggr
    Blue Big Grin
    Blue Big Grin
  • :xmas:
    Xmas
    Xmas
  • :wacko:
    Wacko
    Wacko
  • :thumbsup:
    Thumbsup
    Thumbsup
  • :heart:
    Heart
    Heart
  • :toofers:
    Toofers
    Toofers
  • :face:
    Face
    Face
  • :crazyq:
    Crazy Queenie
    Crazy Queenie