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
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :madsmile:
    Mad Smile
    Mad Smile
  • :lol:
    LOL
    LOL
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :rofl:
    ROFLM
    ROFLM
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :thup:
    Thumbs Up
    Thumbs Up
  • :thdown:
    Thumbs Down
    Thumbs Down
  • :super:
    Super
    Super
  • :wave:
    Wave
    Wave
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :bow:
    Bow
    Bow
  • :dancingbanana:
    Dancing Banana
    Dancing Banana
  • :clap:
    Clap
    Clap
  • :beerchug:
    Beer Chug
    Beer Chug
  • :cheers:
    Cheers
    Cheers
  • :help:
    Help
    Help
  • :sos:
    SOS
    SOS
  • :banghead:
    Bang Head
    Bang Head
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :surrender:
    Surrender
    Surrender
  • :dunno:
    Don't Know
    Don't Know
  • :yikes:
    Yikes
    Yikes
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :ugh:
    Ugh
    Ugh
  • :move eek:
    Motion EEK
    Motion EEK
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :crying:
    Crying
    Crying
  • :red face:
    Red Face
    Red Face
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :bitch:
    Bitch
    Bitch
  • :bash:
    Bash
    Bash
  • :slap:
    Slap
    Slap
  • :nono:
    No No
    No No
  • :runaway:
    Run Away
    Run Away
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