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
  • Wacky Smilies
  • :yes:
    Yes
    Yes
  • :rolleye:
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :(
    No
    No
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :madden:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :laughs:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • :eeek:
    Eek
    Eek
  • :confuse:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :spinny:
    Spinny
    Spinny
  • :p
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :twitchy:
    Twitcy
    Twitcy
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :D
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • :mask:
    Mask
    Mask
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :cry:
    Cry
    Cry
  • :radar:
    Radar
    Radar
  • :wub:
    Wub
    Wub
  • :realmad:
    Realmad
    Realmad
  • :nah:
    Nah
    Nah
  • :GEEK:
    GEEK
    GEEK
  • :SLEEP:
    SLEEP
    SLEEP
  • :wideeyed:
    Wideeyed
    Wideeyed
  • :notworthy:
    Notworthy
    Notworthy
  • :err?:
    Err
    Err
  • :elvis:
    Elvis
    Elvis
  • :swoon:
    Swoon
    Swoon
  • :chatterbox:
    Chatterbox
    Chatterbox
  • Square Smilies
  • :err:
    Err
    Err
  • :embarrassed:
    Embarrassed
    Embarrassed
  • :eek:
    Eek
    Eek
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :winks:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :biggrins:
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • :frowns:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :rolleyes:
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :rofl:
    Rofl
    Rofl
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :laugh:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • Monkey Smilies
  • :eeks:
    Eek
    Eek
  • :winky:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :cools:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :tongues:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :ooh:
    Ooh
    Ooh
  • :rollis:
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :hissyfit:
    Hissyfit
    Hissyfit
  • :laughing:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • :frowning:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :confusing:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :smiles:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :shockeds:
    Shocked
    Shocked
  • :sads:
    Sad
    Sad
  • :mads:
    Mad
    Mad