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
  • :bowling:
    Bowling
    Bowling
  • :grape:
    Grape Dude
    Grape Dude
  • :mutsly:
    Mutant Sly
    Mutant Sly
  • :zzz:
    Snooze
    Snooze
  • :crab:
    Crab
    Crab
  • :amazed:
    amazed
    amazed
  • :medusa:
    Medusa
    Medusa
  • :super:
    super happy
    super happy
  • :kenny:
    Kenny
    Kenny
  • :nether:
    The Netherlands
    The Netherlands
  • :yum:
    Yummy
    Yummy
  • :afro:
    Afro
    Afro
  • :green:
    Green Grin
    Green Grin
  • :flirt:
    Flirt
    Flirt
  • :$
    money
    money
  • :zombie:
    Zombie
    Zombie
  • :darkside:
    Dark side
    Dark side
  • :proclaim:
    Proclaim
    Proclaim
  • :disagree:
    Disagree
    Disagree
  • :shamrock:
    Shamrock
    Shamrock
  • :O
    blush
    blush
  • :skull:
    Skull
    Skull
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :blue:
    Blue Smile
    Blue Smile
  • :freak2:
    Blue Freak
    Blue Freak
  • :mutroll:
    Mutant Roll Eyes
    Mutant Roll Eyes
  • :beam:
    Beam
    Beam
  • :chicken:
    Chicken
    Chicken
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :kiwi:
    Kiwi
    Kiwi
  • :X
    speechless
    speechless
  • :clown:
    Clown
    Clown
  • :eire:
    Ireland
    Ireland
  • :stplight:
    Stop Light
    Stop Light
  • :shock:
    Shocking
    Shocking
  • :fireman:
    Fireman
    Fireman
  • :inlove:
    inlove
    inlove
  • :xmas:
    Christmas Tree
    Christmas Tree
  • :xplode:
    Explode
    Explode
  • :flame:
    Flame Thrower
    Flame Thrower
  • :rolleyes2
    Roll Eyes 3
    Roll Eyes 3
  • :righton:
    Right On!
    Right On!
  • :canada:
    Canada
    Canada
  • :drool:
    drool
    drool
  • :santahat:
    Santa Hat
    Santa Hat
  • :alien:
    Alien
    Alien
  • :blob4:
    Blob4
    Blob4
  • :dunce:
    Dunce
    Dunce
  • :monkey:
    Monkey
    Monkey
  • :xmas:
    Christmas
    Christmas
  • :bite:
    Bite
    Bite
  • :surprise:
    Surprise
    Surprise
  • :kitty:
    Kitty
    Kitty
  • :snob:
    snob
    snob
  • :kenny2:
    Kenny2
    Kenny2
  • :china:
    China
    China
  • :chuckle2:
    Chuckle
    Chuckle
  • :grin2:
    Grin2
    Grin2
  • :fire2:
    Fire Dude
    Fire Dude
  • :love:
    Love
    Love
  • :witch:
    Witch
    Witch
  • :notworthy
    Not Worthy
    Not Worthy
  • :angel2:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :win:
    Windoze
    Windoze
  • :stop:
    Stop
    Stop
  • :brokenhea
    Broken Heart
    Broken Heart
  • :down:
    down_arrow
    down_arrow
  • :raven:
    Raven
    Raven
  • :frog:
    Froggie
    Froggie
  • :blob3:
    Blob3
    Blob3
  • :pickle:
    Pickle
    Pickle
  • :invis:
    Invis
    Invis
  • :wonder:
    Wonder
    Wonder
  • :rollover:
    Rollover
    Rollover
  • :penguin:
    Penguin
    Penguin
  • :kiss2:
    Kiss
    Kiss
  • :sigh:
    sigh
    sigh
  • :drunk2:
    Drunk
    Drunk
  • :thewave:
    The Wave
    The Wave
  • :ninja:
    Ninja
    Ninja
  • :puzzle:
    Puzzle
    Puzzle
  • :england:
    England
    England
  • :lock:
    lock
    lock
  • :vamp:
    Vampire
    Vampire
  • :froggie:
    Froggie
    Froggie
  • :notice:
    Anyone Notice?
    Anyone Notice?
  • :yin:
    Yin/Yang
    Yin/Yang
  • :spin:
    Spin
    Spin
  • :brazil:
    Brazil
    Brazil
  • :dead:
    dead
    dead
  • :rain:
    Rain Cloud
    Rain Cloud
  • :smile2:
    Smile Brightly
    Smile Brightly
  • :blob2:
    Blob2
    Blob2
  • :dice:
    Dice
    Dice
  • :hippie:
    Hippie
    Hippie
  • :sick:
    Sick
    Sick
  • :pirate:
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • :roll2:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :hearts:
    Hearts
    Hearts
  • :shocked:
    shocked
    shocked
  • :bomb:
    Bomb
    Bomb
  • :xfile:
    Xfiles
    Xfiles
  • :fierce:
    Fierce
    Fierce
  • :agree:
    Agree
    Agree
  • :dragon:
    Dragon
    Dragon
  • :less:
    lessthan
    lessthan
  • :usa:
    USA
    USA
  • :encore:
    Encore
    Encore
  • :homer:
    Homer
    Homer
  • :sly2:
    Sly2
    Sly2
  • :bang:
    Bang Head
    Bang Head
  • :cat:
    Black Cat
    Black Cat
  • :cyclops2:
    Cyclops 2
    Cyclops 2
  • :pumpkin:
    Pumpkin
    Pumpkin
  • :wooh:
    wooha
    wooha
  • :blob1:
    Blob1
    Blob1
  • :devil:
    Devil
    Devil
  • :fart:
    Fart
    Fart
  • :barf:
    Barf
    Barf
  • :pessimist
    Pessimist
    Pessimist
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :heartbeat
    Heartbeat
    Heartbeat
  • :teeth:
    teeth
    teeth
  • :drink:
    Drink
    Drink
  • :grin:
    Grin
    Grin
  • :idea1:
    Bright Idea
    Bright Idea
  • ;)
    Wink2
    Wink2
  • :darkside2
    Darkside2
    Darkside2
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :2:
    Two Cents
    Two Cents
  • :laser:
    Laser
    Laser
  • :question:
    Question
    Question
  • :radar:
    Radar
    Radar
  • :spam:
    Spam
    Spam
  • :cake:
    Cake
    Cake
  • :smile:
    Smilie
    Smilie
  • :geek:
    Geek
    Geek
  • :up:
    up
    up
  • :blacky:
    Blacky
    Blacky
  • :deer:
    Ruldolph
    Ruldolph
  • :biteme:
    Bite Me
    Bite Me
  • :pimp:
    Pimp
    Pimp
  • :opera:
    Opera
    Opera
  • :blue2:
    Blue 2
    Blue 2
  • :grouphug:
    Group Hug
    Group Hug
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :drunk:
    Drinking Songs
    Drinking Songs
  • :offtopic:
    Off Topic
    Off Topic
  • :roll:
    Roll Eyes
    Roll Eyes
  • :cane:
    Candy Cane
    Candy Cane
  • :happy:
    happy
    happy
  • :troll:
    Troll
    Troll
  • :weep:
    Weep
    Weep
  • :jimi:
    Jimi
    Jimi
  • <3
    Heart
    Heart
  • :sex:
    Sex
    Sex
  • :smoke:
    Smoke
    Smoke
  • :australia
    Australia
    Australia
  • :camera:
    camera
    camera
  • :gift:
    Gift
    Gift
  • :umm:
    umm
    umm
  • :dancing:
    Dance
    Dance
  • :bawl:
    Bawl
    Bawl
  • :convey:
    Conveyer
    Conveyer
  • :us:
    American
    American
  • :hyper:
    Hyper
    Hyper
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :ghost:
    Ghost
    Ghost
  • :greater:
    greaterthan
    greaterthan
  • :indian:
    Indian
    Indian
  • :question!
    Important Question
    Important Question
  • :hey:
    Hey!
    Hey!
  • :cyclops:
    Cyclops
    Cyclops
  • :grind:
    grind
    grind
  • :rip:
    Tombstone
    Tombstone
  • :dance:
    Banana Dance
    Banana Dance
  • :jeff:
    Jeff
    Jeff
  • :devil2:
    Devil2
    Devil2
  • :silly:
    Silly
    Silly
  • :)
    Smile 2
    Smile 2
  • :argentina
    Argentina
    Argentina
  • :beard:
    beard
    beard
  • :ornament:
    Ornament
    Ornament
  • :P
    Ttick out tongue
    Ttick out tongue
  • :3d:
    3-D
    3-D
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :wales:
    Wales
    Wales
  • :wow:
    Wow
    Wow
  • :yes:
    Yes
    Yes
  • :what?:
    What?
    What?
  • :genie:
    Genie
    Genie
  • :?
    question
    question
  • :worker:
    Worker
    Worker
  • :exclaim:
    Exclaimation
    Exclaimation
  • :what!:
    What!
    What!
  • :cowboy:
    Cowboy
    Cowboy
  • :freak:
    freak
    freak
  • :sun:
    Sunshine
    Sunshine
  • :argue:
    Argue
    Argue
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :fire:
    Flame
    Flame
  • :rocketl:
    Rocket Launcher
    Rocket Launcher
  • :hammer:
    Hammer
    Hammer
  • :anchor:
    Anchor
    Anchor
  • :bald:
    bald
    bald
  • :mummy:
    Mummy
    Mummy
  • :tired:
    tired
    tired
  • :uk:
    United Kingdom
    United Kingdom
  • :worry:
    Worry
    Worry
  • :syria:
    Syria
    Syria
  • :nuke:
    Nuke Symbol
    Nuke Symbol
  • :sly:
    Sly
    Sly
  • :yawn:
    Yawn
    Yawn
  • :frankenst
    Frankenstein
    Frankenstein
  • :no:
    X
    X
  • :biker:
    Biker
    Biker
  • :idea:
    Idea
    Idea
  • :wave:
    Wave
    Wave
  • :police:
    Police
    Police
  • :exclaim2:
    Exclamation 2
    Exclamation 2
  • :stocking:
    Stocking
    Stocking
  • :angry:
    Angry
    Angry
  • :blob:
    Blob5
    Blob5
  • :chuckle:
    Chuckle
    Chuckle
  • :mutsurp:
    Mutant Surprise
    Mutant Surprise
  • :unhappy:
    Unhappy
    Unhappy
  • :turtle:
    Turtle
    Turtle
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :moon:
    Moon
    Moon
  • :grin2:
    Grin
    Grin
  • :pink:
    Cool Pink
    Cool Pink
  • :newzealan
    New Zealand
    New Zealand
  • :puzzle:
    Ahh, OK.
    Ahh, OK.
  • :yikes:
    Yikes!
    Yikes!
  • :rant:
    rant
    rant
  • :france:
    France
    France
  • :cooldude:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :saudi:
    Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Arabia
  • :seuss:
    Dr. Seuss
    Dr. Seuss
  • :arrow1:
    Arrow
    Arrow
  • :gun:
    Machine Gun
    Machine Gun
  • :sailor:
    Sailor
    Sailor
  • :equal:
    equal
    equal
  • :snowman:
    Snowman
    Snowman
  • :grr:
    Grrr
    Grrr

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