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
  • Standard Smilies
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :biggrin:
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :rolleyes:
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    Eek
    Eek
  • :furious:
    Furious
    Furious
  • :cry:
    cry
    cry
  • :nerd:
    Nerd
    Nerd
  • :help:
    Help
    Help
  • :happy:
    Happy
    Happy
  • :smug:
    Smug
    Smug
  • :giggle:
    Giggle
    Giggle
  • :stomp:
    Stomp
    Stomp
  • :unsure:
    Unsure
    Unsure
  • :bounce:
    Bounce
    Bounce
  • :hot:
    Hot
    Hot
  • :ninja:
    Ninja
    Ninja
  • :alien:
    Alien
    Alien
  • :showoff:
    Showoff
    Showoff
  • :banghead:
    Banghead
    Banghead
  • :throwball:
    Throwball
    Throwball
  • :running:
    Running
    Running
  • :balanced:
    Balanced
    Balanced
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :spin:
    Spin
    Spin
  • :redcarded:
    Redcarded
    Redcarded
  • :yellowcarded:
    Yellowcarded
    Yellowcarded
  • :playfull:
    Playfull
    Playfull
  • :devil:
    Devil
    Devil
  • :wub:
    Wub
    Wub
  • :smoke:
    Smoke
    Smoke
  • :dance:
    Dance
    Dance
  • :mstickle:
    Mstickle
    Mstickle
  • :cold:
    Cold
    Cold
  • :wavespin:
    Wavespin
    Wavespin
  • :sluggish:
    Sluggish
    Sluggish
  • :mask:
    Mask
    Mask
  • :cloud9:
    Cloud9
    Cloud9
  • :sleep:
    Sleep
    Sleep
  • :inlove:
    Inlove
    Inlove
  • :twins:
    Twins
    Twins
  • :skull:
    Skull
    Skull
  • :bomb:
    Bomb
    Bomb
  • :skip:
    Skip
    Skip
  • :timebomb:
    Timebomb
    Timebomb
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