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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
  • :beaten:
    Beaten
    Beaten
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :tyrannosaurus:
    Tyrannosaurus
    Tyrannosaurus
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :triumphant:
    Triumphant
    Triumphant
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :sleeping:
    Sleeping
    Sleeping
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :pirate:
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :blue:
    Blue
    Blue
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :cwds:
    CWD Smile
    CWD Smile
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :victorious:
    Victorious
    Victorious
  • :listening_headphone
    Listening Headphones
    Listening Headphones
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :surprise:
    Surprise
    Surprise
  • :glee:
    Glee
    Glee
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :dog:
    Dog
    Dog
  • :welcoming:
    Welcoming
    Welcoming
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • Minions
  • :catchu:
    Catchu
    Catchu
  • :speak:
    Speak
    Speak
  • :eyes:
    Eyes
    Eyes
  • :evil:
    Evil
    Evil
  • :drool:
    Drool
    Drool
  • :para:
    Para
    Para
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :oups:
    Oups
    Oups
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