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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
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • Other Smilies
  • :snooker:
    Snooker Smiley
    Snooker Smiley
  • Others
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :distracted:
    Distracted
    Distracted
  • :hurt:
    Hurt
    Hurt
  • :pig:
    Pig
    Pig
  • :biggrin-new:
    Biggrin New
    Biggrin New
  • :courage:
    Courage
    Courage
  • :snowman:
    Snowman
    Snowman
  • :ghost:
    Ghost
    Ghost
  • :nightmare:
    Nightmare
    Nightmare
  • :anonymous:
    Anonymous
    Anonymous
  • :upset:
    Upset
    Upset
  • :chargrined:
    Chargrined
    Chargrined
  • :sulkiness:
    Sulkiness
    Sulkiness
  • :emptiness:
    Emptiness
    Emptiness
  • :love_heart:
    Love Heart
    Love Heart
  • :satellite:
    Satellite
    Satellite
  • :distant:
    Distant
    Distant
  • :hororr:
    Hororr
    Hororr
  • :beguiled:
    Beguiled
    Beguiled
  • :tongue-new:
    Tongue New
    Tongue New
  • :couple_inlove:
    Couple Inlove
    Couple Inlove
  • :snooker_smiley:
    Snooker Smiley
    Snooker Smiley
  • :GB_bonesrock:
    GB Bonesrock
    GB Bonesrock
  • :nevreness:
    Nevreness
    Nevreness
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :untroubled:
    Untroubled
    Untroubled
  • :subdued:
    Subdued
    Subdued
  • :emmersed:
    Emmersed
    Emmersed
  • :love-struck:
    Love Struck
    Love Struck
  • :rugby:
    Rugby
    Rugby
  • :cat:
    Cat
    Cat
  • :dispirited:
    Dispirited
    Dispirited
  • :hopelessness:
    Hopelessness
    Hopelessness
  • :bee:
    Bee
    Bee
  • :tiger:
    Tiger
    Tiger
  • :cool-new:
    Cool New
    Cool New
  • :sneakiness:
    Sneakiness
    Sneakiness
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :neglected:
    Neglected
    Neglected
  • :ambivalence:
    Ambivalence
    Ambivalence
  • :unconscious:
    Unconscious
    Unconscious
  • :stupid:
    Stupid
    Stupid
  • :eek-new:
    Eek New
    Eek New
  • :livid:
    Livid
    Livid
  • :rolleyes-new:
    Rolleyes New
    Rolleyes New
  • :calm:
    Calm
    Calm
  • :disillusionment:
    Disillusionment
    Disillusionment
  • :highly_amused:
    Highly Amused
    Highly Amused
  • :peach:
    Peach
    Peach
  • :beaten:
    Beaten
    Beaten
  • :tickled_pink:
    Tickled Pink
    Tickled Pink
  • :congratulatory:
    Congratulatory
    Congratulatory
  • :smug:
    Smug
    Smug
  • :frown-new:
    Frown New
    Frown New
  • :mushroom:
    Mushroom
    Mushroom
  • :afro:
    Afro
    Afro
  • :uncomfortableness:
    Uncomfortableness
    Uncomfortableness
  • :stung:
    Stung
    Stung
  • :eagerness:
    Eagerness
    Eagerness
  • :listening_headphone
    Listening Headphones
    Listening Headphones
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :butterfly:
    Butterfly
    Butterfly
  • :disgust:
    Disgust
    Disgust
  • :sleeping:
    Sleeping
    Sleeping
  • :heart-borken:
    Heart Borken
    Heart Borken
  • :peaceful:
    Peaceful
    Peaceful
  • :barbershop_quartet_
    Barbershop Quartet Member
    Barbershop Quartet Member
  • :tennis:
    Tennis
    Tennis
  • :confusion:
    Confusion
    Confusion
  • :smiley_simmons:
    Smiley Simmons
    Smiley Simmons
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog
  • :moon:
    Moon
    Moon
  • :adoration:
    Adoration
    Adoration
  • :tyrannosaurus:
    Tyrannosaurus
    Tyrannosaurus
  • :strawberry:
    Strawberry
    Strawberry
  • :drunk:
    Drunk
    Drunk
  • :lemo:
    Lemo
    Lemo
  • :redface-new:
    Redface New
    Redface New
  • :bull_head:
    Bull Head
    Bull Head
  • :devilish:
    Devilish
    Devilish
  • :single_eye:
    Single Eye
    Single Eye
  • :grumpy:
    Grumpy
    Grumpy
  • :panda:
    Panda
    Panda
  • :apthy:
    Apthy
    Apthy
  • :tears_of_joy:
    Tears Of Joy
    Tears Of Joy
  • :confused-new:
    Confused New
    Confused New
  • :smilet-digitalpoint
    Smilet Digitalpoint
    Smilet Digitalpoint
  • :friendly_wink:
    Friendly Wink
    Friendly Wink
  • :moody:
    Moody
    Moody
  • :adjoint:
    Adjoint
    Adjoint
  • :triumphant:
    Triumphant
    Triumphant
  • :star:
    Star
    Star
  • :dread:
    Dread
    Dread
  • :kiwi-fruit:
    Kiwi Fruit
    Kiwi Fruit
  • :rapture:
    Rapture
    Rapture
  • :boxing:
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :dejection:
    Dejection
    Dejection
  • :shame:
    Shame
    Shame
  • :grief:
    Grief
    Grief
  • :orange:
    Orange
    Orange
  • :applouse:
    Applouse
    Applouse
  • :teapot:
    Teapot
    Teapot
  • :concern:
    Concern
    Concern
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :fox:
    Fox
    Fox
  • :monkey:
    Monkey
    Monkey
  • :acne:
    Acne
    Acne
  • :worked_till_5am:
    Worked Till 5am
    Worked Till 5am
  • :sour:
    Sour
    Sour
  • :dog:
    Dog
    Dog
  • :joyous:
    Joyous
    Joyous
  • :pride:
    Pride
    Pride
  • :blue:
    Blue
    Blue
  • :cupcake:
    Cupcake
    Cupcake
  • :sentimental:
    Sentimental
    Sentimental
  • :grey:
    Grey
    Grey
  • :onthego:
    Onthego
    Onthego
  • :apple:
    Apple
    Apple
  • :welcoming:
    Welcoming
    Welcoming
  • :cold:
    Cold
    Cold
  • :smile-new:
    Smile New
    Smile New
  • :fatigue:
    Fatigue
    Fatigue
  • :miserable:
    Miserable
    Miserable
  • :abnormal:
    Abnormal
    Abnormal
  • :witless:
    Witless
    Witless
  • :tranquillity:
    Tranquillity
    Tranquillity
  • :disturbed:
    Disturbed
    Disturbed
  • :jaded:
    Jaded
    Jaded
  • :positive:
    Positive
    Positive
  • :black_eyed:
    Black Eyed
    Black Eyed
  • :culpability:
    Culpability
    Culpability
  • :semi-twins:
    Semi Twins
    Semi Twins
  • :greedy_dollars:
    Greedy Dollars
    Greedy Dollars
  • :offended:
    Offended
    Offended
  • :applause:
    Applause
    Applause
  • :watermelon:
    Watermelon
    Watermelon
  • :cocksure:
    Cocksure
    Cocksure
  • :tan:
    Tan
    Tan
  • :fat:
    Fat
    Fat
  • :mask:
    Mask
    Mask
  • :05.18-flustered:
    05.18 Flustered
    05.18 Flustered
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :torn:
    Torn
    Torn
  • :distrust:
    Distrust
    Distrust
  • :indecisiveness:
    Indecisiveness
    Indecisiveness
  • :playful:
    Playful
    Playful
  • :bi_polo:
    Bi Polo
    Bi Polo
  • :crushed:
    Crushed
    Crushed
  • :sorrow:
    Sorrow
    Sorrow
  • :gorilla:
    Gorilla
    Gorilla
  • :numbness:
    Numbness
    Numbness
  • :apologetic:
    Apologetic
    Apologetic
  • :victorious:
    Victorious
    Victorious
  • :chuncky:
    Chuncky
    Chuncky
  • :suspicion:
    Suspicion
    Suspicion
  • :excitement:
    Excitement
    Excitement
  • :mad-new:
    Mad New
    Mad New
  • :02.47-tranquillity:
    02.47 Tranquillity
    02.47 Tranquillity
  • :wink-new:
    Wink New
    Wink New
  • :topsy_turvy:
    Topsy Turvy
    Topsy Turvy
  • :distress:
    Distress
    Distress
  • :hypnotysed:
    Hypnotysed
    Hypnotysed
  • :pirate:
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • :biggrin:
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • :cower:
    Cower
    Cower
  • :soap:
    Soap
    Soap
  • :glee:
    Glee
    Glee
  • :nonchalance:
    Nonchalance
    Nonchalance
  • :apathy:
    Apathy
    Apathy
  • :very_drunk:
    Very Drunk
    Very Drunk
  • :cheerful:
    Cheerful
    Cheerful
  • :surprise:
    Surprise
    Surprise
  • :encouragement:
    Encouragement
    Encouragement
  • :loyal:
    Loyal
    Loyal
  • :saturn:
    Saturn
    Saturn