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
  • Smilies
  • :-)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :-D
    Very Happy
    Very Happy
  • ;-)
    Wink
    Wink
  • 8-)
    Cool
    Cool
  • :roll:
    Rolling Eyes
    Rolling Eyes
  • :-(
    Sad
    Sad
  • :-o
    Surprised
    Surprised
  • :shock:
    Shocked
    Shocked
  • :-?
    Confused
    Confused
  • :lol:
    Laughing
    Laughing
  • :cry:
    Crying or Very sad
    Crying or Very sad
  • :oops:
    Embarrassed
    Embarrassed
  • :-|
    Neutral
    Neutral
  • :?:
    Question
    Question
  • :up:
    #up
    #up
  • :cross:
    Cross
    Cross
  • :tick:
    Tick
    Tick
  • :Fade-col:
    #Fadeing color
    #Fadeing color
  • :splat:
    #Splat
    #Splat
  • :mrgreen:
    Mr. Green
    Mr. Green
  • :scramble:
    #Scramble
    #Scramble
  • :multi:
    #Milti
    #Milti
  • :B-fly:
    #butterfly
    #butterfly
  • :halfrobo:
    #Halfrobot
    #Halfrobot
  • :shocked!:
    #Shocked
    #Shocked
  • :-P
    Razz
    Razz
  • :painting:
    #monalisa
    #monalisa
  • :cheers:
    #cheers
    #cheers
  • :black:
    #Black smile
    #Black smile
  • :squarewi:
    #Wink2
    #Wink2
  • :arrow:
    Arrow
    Arrow
  • :scatter:
    #Scatter
    #Scatter
  • :-x
    Mad
    Mad
  • :lying:
    #llying
    #llying
  • :eyes:
    #eyes
    #eyes
  • :new-bday:
    #Birthday
    #Birthday
  • :changes:
    #CHanges
    #CHanges
  • :idea:
    Idea
    Idea
  • :rocol:
    #Rotcol
    #Rotcol
  • :lol!:
    #LOL
    #LOL
  • :evilbat:
    #Evil Bat
    #Evil Bat
  • :robot:
    #Robot
    #Robot
  • :2gunfire:
    #2gunfire
    #2gunfire
  • :rofl:
    #Rofl
    #Rofl
  • :lilangel:
    #Lil angel
    #Lil angel
  • :loling:
    #loling
    #loling
  • :new-alie:
    #Beammeup-alien
    #Beammeup-alien
  • :snipersm:
    #Sniper
    #Sniper
  • :!:
    Exclamation
    Exclamation
  • :rainbowa:
    #Afro
    #Afro
  • :infinity:
    #infinity
    #infinity
  • :down:
    #down
    #down
  • :bday:
    #Bday
    #Bday
  • :smilecol:
    #Smile_colors
    #Smile_colors
  • :rainbow1:
    #Rainbow1
    #Rainbow1
  • :icecream:
    #Icecream
    #Icecream
  • :x-mas:
    #X-mas
    #X-mas
  • :argue:
    #Bad Talk
    #Bad Talk
  • :flasings:
    #Flash
    #Flash
  • :puppydog:
    #Puppy dog
    #Puppy dog
  • :morning:
    #morning
    #morning
  • :vamp:
    #Vamp
    #Vamp
  • :angel:
    #angel
    #angel
  • :turn-l:
    #Turn-l
    #Turn-l
  • :twisted:
    Twisted Evil
    Twisted Evil
  • :popcorn:
    #Popcornsmile
    #Popcornsmile
  • :crazyeye:
    #Crazy
    #Crazy
  • :usa
    #Usa
    #Usa
  • :drinking:
    #Beer
    #Beer
  • :sleeping:
    #Sleep
    #Sleep
  • :evil:
    #evil
    #evil
  • :olympic:
    #Olympic
    #Olympic
  • :bad-word:
    #Cussing out
    #Cussing out
  • :onfire:
    #Onfire
    #Onfire
  • :fadein:
    #Fade in
    #Fade in
  • :silly:
    #Silly
    #Silly
  • :n00b:
    #Newbie
    #Newbie
  • :hi:
    #hi
    #hi
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