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