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
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :grin:
    Grin
    Grin
  • :lol:
    Lol
    Lol
  • :laugh:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :crying:
    Crying
    Crying
  • ;)
    wink
    wink
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :glare:
    Glare
    Glare
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :unsure:
    Unsure
    Unsure
  • :ohmy:
    Ohmy
    Ohmy
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :wub:
    Wub
    Wub
  • :tt1:
    Tt1
    Tt1
  • :sleep:
    Sleep
    Sleep
  • :huh:
    Huh
    Huh
  • :scared:
    Scared
    Scared
  • :drool:
    Drool
    Drool
  • :cursing:
    Cursing
    Cursing
  • :closedeyes:
    Closedeyes
    Closedeyes
  • :bored:
    Bored
    Bored
  • :blushing:
    Blushing
    Blushing
  • :blink:
    Blink
    Blink
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :thumbup1:
    Thumbup1
    Thumbup1
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :thumbup:
    Thumbup
    Thumbup
  • :mellow:
    Mellow
    Mellow
  • ;)2
    Wink2
    Wink2
  • :thumbdown:
    Thumbdown
    Thumbdown
  • :tt2:
    Tt2
    Tt2
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :sneaky:
    Sneaky
    Sneaky
  • :redstar2000:
    Redstar
    Redstar
  • :reda:
    RedA
    RedA
  • :ninja:
    Ninja
    Ninja
  • :marx:
    Marx
    Marx
  • :hammersickle:
    Hammersickle
    Hammersickle
  • :blackA:
    BlackA
    BlackA
  • :engles:
    Engles
    Engles
  • :w00t:
    W00t
    W00t
  • :cubaflag:
    Cubaflag
    Cubaflag
  • :che:
    Che
    Che
  • :star3:
    Star3
    Star3
  • :castro:
    Castro
    Castro
  • :star2:
    Star2
    Star2
  • :star:
    Star
    Star
  • :eek:
    Eek!
    Eek!
  • :trotski:
    Trotski
    Trotski
  • :tongue_smilie:
    Tongue Smilie
    Tongue Smilie