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
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :facepalm:
    FacePalm
    FacePalm
  • :thumbsup:
    Thumbs Up
    Thumbs Up
  • :puke:
    Puke
    Puke
  • :headbang:
    Head Bang
    Head Bang
  • :yawn:
    Yawn
    Yawn
  • :blah:
    Blah
    Blah
  • :bump
    Bump
    Bump
  • :clap:
    Clap
    Clap
  • :lurk:
    Lurk
    Lurk
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :rant:
    Rant
    Rant
  • :violin:
    Violin
    Violin
  • :wtf:
    WTF
    WTF
  • :drama:
    Drama
    Drama
  • :soapbox:
    Soapbox
    Soapbox
  • :admin:
    Admin
    Admin
  • :agree:
    Agree
    Agree
  • :anyone:
    Anyone
    Anyone
  • :badday:
    Bad Day
    Bad Day
  • :ban:
    Ban
    Ban
  • :band:
    Band
    Band
  • :banned:
    Banned
    Banned
  • :borg:
    Borg
    Borg
  • :bounce:
    Bounce
    Bounce
  • :brainfart:
    Brain Fart
    Brain Fart
  • :zombie:
    Zombie
    Zombie
  • :zombiehand:
    Zombie Hand
    Zombie Hand
  • :suicide:
    Suicide
    Suicide
  • :snowman:
    Snowman
    Snowman
  • :arsekiss:
    Arse Kiss
    Arse Kiss
  • :teef:
    Teef
    Teef
  • :guru:
    Guru
    Guru
  • Skype Smilies
  • :rofl:
    ROFL
    ROFL
  • :hug:
    Hug
    Hug
  • :kiss:
    Kiss
    Kiss
  • :handshake:
    Handshake
    Handshake
  • :hi:
    Hi
    Hi
  • :talk:
    Talk
    Talk
  • :thumbs up:
    Thumbs up
    Thumbs up
  • :devil:
    Devil
    Devil
  • :bow:
    Bow
    Bow
  • :thumbs down:
    Thumbs down
    Thumbs down
  • :giggle:
    Giggle
    Giggle
  • :snooze:
    Snooze
    Snooze