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
  • Better smilies
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :rofl
    ROFL
    ROFL
  • :hmmmm2:
    Hmmmm2
    Hmmmm2
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :clap:
    Clap
    Clap
  • :five:
    Five
    Five
  • :idea:
    Idea
    Idea
  • Standard Smilies
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :surprise:
    Surprise
    Surprise
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :rofl:
    Rofl
    Rofl
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :rolleyes:
    rolleyes
    rolleyes
  • :frown
    Frown
    Frown
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :hmmm
    Hmmm
    Hmmm
  • (clap)
    Clap
    Clap
  • (idea)
    Idea
    Idea
  • :adore
    Adore
    Adore
  • (five)
    High Five
    High Five
  • New Smilies
  • :sour:
    Sour
    Sour
  • :biggrin:
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • :witless:
    Witless
    Witless
  • :culpability:
    Culpability
    Culpability
  • :greedy_dollars:
    Greedy Dollars
    Greedy Dollars
  • :numbness:
    Numbness
    Numbness
  • :shame:
    Shame
    Shame
  • :05.18-flustered:
    05.18 Flustered
    05.18 Flustered
  • :tyrannosaurus:
    Tyrannosaurus
    Tyrannosaurus
  • :chuncky:
    Chuncky
    Chuncky
  • :fatigue:
    Fatigue
    Fatigue
  • :loyal:
    Loyal
    Loyal
  • :teapot:
    Teapot
    Teapot
  • :apologetic:
    Apologetic
    Apologetic
  • :distrust:
    Distrust
    Distrust
  • :hypnotysed:
    Hypnotysed
    Hypnotysed
  • :positive:
    Positive
    Positive
  • :sorrow:
    Sorrow
    Sorrow
  • :biggrin:
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • :crushed:
    Crushed
    Crushed
  • :gorilla:
    Gorilla
    Gorilla
  • :nonchalance:
    Nonchalance
    Nonchalance
  • :02.47-tranquillity:
    02.47 Tranquillity
    02.47 Tranquillity
  • :triumphant:
    Triumphant
    Triumphant
  • :cheerful:
    Cheerful
    Cheerful
  • :fat:
    Fat
    Fat
  • :love_heart:
    Love Heart
    Love Heart
  • :sentimental:
    Sentimental
    Sentimental
  • :tan:
    Tan
    Tan
  • :apathy:
    Apathy
    Apathy
  • :distress:
    Distress
    Distress
  • :hurt:
    Hurt
    Hurt
  • :playful:
    Playful
    Playful
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :soap:
    Soap
    Soap
  • :beguiled:
    Beguiled
    Beguiled
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :cower:
    Cower
    Cower
  • :glee:
    Glee
    Glee
  • :nightmare:
    Nightmare
    Nightmare
  • :tranquillity:
    Tranquillity
    Tranquillity
  • :chargrined:
    Chargrined
    Chargrined
  • :excitement:
    Excitement
    Excitement
  • :love-struck:
    Love Struck
    Love Struck
  • :semi-twins:
    Semi Twins
    Semi Twins
  • :suspicion:
    Suspicion
    Suspicion
  • :anonymous:
    Anonymous
    Anonymous
  • :distracted:
    Distracted
    Distracted
  • :hororr:
    Hororr
    Hororr
  • :pirate:
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :snowman:
    Snowman
    Snowman
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :welcoming:
    Welcoming
    Welcoming
  • :courage:
    Courage
    Courage
  • :ghost:
    Ghost
    Ghost
  • :nevreness:
    Nevreness
    Nevreness
  • :torn:
    Torn
    Torn
  • :cat:
    Cat
    Cat
  • :encouragement:
    Encouragement
    Encouragement
  • :livid:
    Livid
    Livid
  • :saturn:
    Saturn
    Saturn
  • :calm:
    Calm
    Calm
  • :distant:
    Distant
    Distant
  • :hopelessness:
    Hopelessness
    Hopelessness
  • :pig:
    Pig
    Pig
  • :sneakiness:
    Sneakiness
    Sneakiness
  • :ambivalence:
    Ambivalence
    Ambivalence
  • :watermelon:
    Watermelon
    Watermelon
  • :couple_inlove:
    Couple Inlove
    Couple Inlove
  • :GB_bonesrock:
    GB Bonesrock
    GB Bonesrock
  • :neglected:
    Neglected
    Neglected
  • :topsy_turvy:
    Topsy Turvy
    Topsy Turvy
  • :bee:
    Bee
    Bee
  • :emptiness:
    Emptiness
    Emptiness
  • :listening_headphone
    Listening Headphones
    Listening Headphones
  • :satellite:
    Satellite
    Satellite
  • :sulkiness:
    Sulkiness
    Sulkiness
  • :butterfly:
    Butterfly
    Butterfly
  • :dispirited:
    Dispirited
    Dispirited
  • :peach:
    Peach
    Peach
  • :smug:
    Smug
    Smug
  • :afro:
    Afro
    Afro
  • :victorious:
    Victorious
    Victorious
  • :congratulatory:
    Congratulatory
    Congratulatory
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :mushroom:
    Mushroom
    Mushroom
  • :beaten:
    Beaten
    Beaten
  • :emmersed:
    Emmersed
    Emmersed
  • :lemo:
    Lemo
    Lemo
  • :rugby:
    Rugby
    Rugby
  • :subdued:
    Subdued
    Subdued
  • :bull_head:
    Bull Head
    Bull Head
  • :disillusionment:
    Disillusionment
    Disillusionment
  • :highly_amused:
    Highly Amused
    Highly Amused
  • :peaceful:
    Peaceful
    Peaceful
  • :smiley_simmons:
    Smiley Simmons
    Smiley Simmons
  • :adore:
    Adore
    Adore
  • :very_drunk:
    Very Drunk
    Very Drunk
  • :confusion:
    Confusion
    Confusion
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :moon:
    Moon
    Moon
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :barbershop_quartet_
    Barbershop Quartet Member
    Barbershop Quartet Member
  • :eagerness:
    Eagerness
    Eagerness
  • :kiwi-fruit:
    Kiwi Fruit
    Kiwi Fruit
  • :stupid:
    Stupid
    Stupid
  • :boxing:
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :disgust:
    Disgust
    Disgust
  • :heart-borken:
    Heart Borken
    Heart Borken
  • :panda:
    Panda
    Panda
  • :adoration:
    Adoration
    Adoration
  • :upset:
    Upset
    Upset
  • :concern:
    Concern
    Concern
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog
  • :moody:
    Moody
    Moody
  • :tiger:
    Tiger
    Tiger
  • :apthy:
    Apthy
    Apthy
  • :drunk:
    Drunk
    Drunk
  • :joyous:
    Joyous
    Joyous
  • :stung:
    Stung
    Stung
  • :blue:
    Blue
    Blue
  • :devilish:
    Devilish
    Devilish
  • :grumpy:
    Grumpy
    Grumpy
  • :orange:
    Orange
    Orange
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :adjoint:
    Adjoint
    Adjoint
  • :untroubled:
    Untroubled
    Untroubled
  • :cold:
    Cold
    Cold
  • :friendly_wink:
    Friendly Wink
    Friendly Wink
  • :monkey:
    Monkey
    Monkey
  • :tickled_pink:
    Tickled Pink
    Tickled Pink
  • :applouse:
    Applouse
    Applouse
  • :dread:
    Dread
    Dread
  • :jaded:
    Jaded
    Jaded
  • :strawberry:
    Strawberry
    Strawberry
  • :black_eyed:
    Black Eyed
    Black Eyed
  • :dejection:
    Dejection
    Dejection
  • :grief:
    Grief
    Grief
  • :onthego:
    Onthego
    Onthego
  • :)
    Smilie
    Smilie
  • :sleeping:
    Sleeping
    Sleeping
  • :acne:
    Acne
    Acne
  • :unconscious:
    Unconscious
    Unconscious
  • :cocksure:
    Cocksure
    Cocksure
  • :fox:
    Fox
    Fox
  • :miserable:
    Miserable
    Miserable
  • :tennis:
    Tennis
    Tennis
  • :apple:
    Apple
    Apple
  • :dog:
    Dog
    Dog
  • :indecisiveness:
    Indecisiveness
    Indecisiveness
  • :rapture:
    Rapture
    Rapture
  • :star:
    Star
    Star
  • :bi_polo:
    Bi Polo
    Bi Polo
  • :worked_till_5am:
    Worked Till 5am
    Worked Till 5am
  • :cupcake:
    Cupcake
    Cupcake
  • :grey:
    Grey
    Grey
  • :offended:
    Offended
    Offended
  • :single_eye:
    Single Eye
    Single Eye
  • :abnormal:
    Abnormal
    Abnormal
  • :uncomfortableness:
    Uncomfortableness
    Uncomfortableness
  • :mask:
    Mask
    Mask
  • :tears_of_joy:
    Tears Of Joy
    Tears Of Joy
  • :applause:
    Applause
    Applause
  • :disturbed:
    Disturbed
    Disturbed
  • :pride:
    Pride
    Pride
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