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
  • Expanded Smilies
  • :)
    smile
    smile
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :p
    stick out tongue
    stick out tongue
  • ;)
    wink
    wink
  • :D
    big grin
    big grin
  • :o
    mouth open
    mouth open
  • :scared:
    scared
    scared
  • :w00t:
    w00t
    w00t
  • :mad:
    mad
    mad
  • :angry:
    angry
    angry
  • :crying:
    crying
    crying
  • :blink:
    blink
    blink
  • :huh:
    huh?
    huh?
  • :haha:
    laugh
    laugh
  • :lol:
    lol
    lol
  • :thumbsup:
    thumbs up
    thumbs up
  • :cursing:
    cursing
    cursing
  • :twothumbsup:
    two thumbs up
    two thumbs up
  • :mellow:
    mellow
    mellow
  • :rolleyes:
    roll eyes
    roll eyes
  • :love:
    love
    love
  • :bored:
    bored
    bored
  • :thumbsdown:
    thumbs down
    thumbs down
  • :blushing:
    blushing
    blushing
  • :sneaky:
    sneaky
    sneaky
  • :smile:
    smile
    smile
  • :biggrin:
    big grin
    big grin
  • :wub:
    wub
    wub
  • :sleep:
    sleep
    sleep
  • :glare:
    glare
    glare
  • :wink:
    wink
    wink
  • :flapper:
    flapper
    flapper
  • :sad:
    sad
    sad
  • :cool:
    cool
    cool
  • :unsure:
    unsure
    unsure
  • :razz:
    razz
    razz
  • :confused:
    confused
    confused
  • :tongue:
    yongue
    yongue
  • :omg:
    omg
    omg
  • :drool:
    drool
    drool