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