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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
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :D
    Grin
    Grin
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :o
    Eek
    Eek
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • >:)
    Evil Smile
    Evil Smile
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • Imported Smilies
  • :fffuuu:
    Fffuuu
    Fffuuu
  • :MouthOpen:
    MouthOpen
    MouthOpen
  • :SadTroll:
    SadTroll
    SadTroll
  • :WhyWithHands:
    WhyWithHands
    WhyWithHands
  • :gonnadothis:
    Determined
    Determined
  • :LOL:
    LOL
    LOL
  • :PokerFace:
    PokerFace
    PokerFace
  • :Sweaty:
    Sweaty
    Sweaty
  • :FullPanel:
    FullPanel
    FullPanel
  • :okay:
    Okay
    Okay
  • :Smile2:
    Smile2
    Smile2
  • :angry:
    Angry
    Angry
  • :EWBTE:
    EWBTE
    EWBTE
  • :Milk:
    Milk
    Milk
  • :RedEyes:
    RedEyes
    RedEyes
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :BigGrin:
    BigGrin
    BigGrin
  • :Hehehe:
    Hehehe
    Hehehe
  • :pffft:
    PFFFTCCHCHCHHFFFTTT
    PFFFTCCHCHCHHFFFTTT
  • :Suspicious:
    Suspicious
    Suspicious
  • :problem:
    Problem
    Problem
  • :yea:
    Yea
    Yea
  • :ohno:
    Ohno
    Ohno
  • :SideMouth:
    SideMouth
    SideMouth
  • :yaoming:
    Yaoming
    Yaoming
  • :DudeComeOn:
    DudeComeOn
    DudeComeOn
  • :megusta:
    Megusta
    Megusta
  • :Rage2:
    Rage2
    Rage2
  • :Thoughtful:
    Thoughtful
    Thoughtful
  • :Baww:
    Baww
    Baww
  • :happy:
    Happy
    Happy
  • :OpenMouth:
    OpenMouth
    OpenMouth
  • :SoMuchWin:
    SoMuchWin
    SoMuchWin
  • :foreveralone:
    Foreveralone
    Foreveralone
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :evil:
    Evil
    Evil
  • :bro:
    Bro
    Bro
  • :y:
    Yes
    Yes
  • :n:
    No
    No
  • :clap:
    Clap
    Clap
  • :facepalm:
    Facepalm
    Facepalm