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
  • :D
    Bigsmile
    Bigsmile
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • ;)
    winky
    winky
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :(
    Sad
    Sad
  • :|
    Oh
    Oh
  • :'(
    Cry
    Cry
  • :>
    Smile1
    Smile1
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :evil:
    Evil
    Evil
  • :nuts:
    Nuts
    Nuts
  • :suspicious:
    Suspicious
    Suspicious
  • :s
    Confused
    Confused
  • :laugh:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • :sad2:
    Sad2
    Sad2
  • :idea:
    Idea
    Idea
  • :bananal:
    Banana Sml
    Banana Sml
  • :wondering:
    Wondering
    Wondering
  • :huh:
    Huh
    Huh
  • :amuse:
    Amuse
    Amuse
  • :weird:
    Weird
    Weird
  • :rolleyes:
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :facepalm:
    Facepalm
    Facepalm
  • :wacko:
    Wacko
    Wacko
  • :unsure:
    Unsure
    Unsure
  • :push:
    Push
    Push
  • :deadhorse:
    Deadhorse
    Deadhorse
  • :P
    Toung
    Toung
  • :o
    Amazed
    Amazed
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :noworry:
    Noworry
    Noworry
  • :notrust:
    Notrust
    Notrust
  • :cheesy:
    Cheesy
    Cheesy
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :love:
    Love
    Love
  • :blink:
    Blink
    Blink
  • :eek:
    Eek
    Eek
  • :sick:
    Sick
    Sick
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :Frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :red:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :big_grin:
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :embarrassment:
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :sunglasses:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :yikes:
    EEK!
    EEK!