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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
  • :o
    Surprised
    Surprised
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :D
    Happy
    Happy
  • :(
    Sad
    Sad
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Razz
    Razz
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    Surprised
    Surprised
  • Imported Smilies
  • :miss:
    Miss You
    Miss You
  • :-o
    Surprised
    Surprised
  • :proud:
    Proud
    Proud
  • :colum
    Holiday - Columbus Day
    Holiday - Columbus Day
  • :fireworks:
    Holiday - 4th of July
    Holiday - 4th of July
  • :x
    Mad
    Mad
  • :makeup:
    Make Up
    Make Up
  • :e1
    Holiday - Easter
    Holiday - Easter
  • :stpat1:
    Holiday - St. Patrick's Day
    Holiday - St. Patrick's Day
  • :roll:
    Roll Eyes
    Roll Eyes
  • :bravo:
    Bravo
    Bravo
  • :13:
    Holiday - Friday the 13th
    Holiday - Friday the 13th
  • :terrified:
    Terrified
    Terrified
  • :-|
    Neutral
    Neutral
  • :h2
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :whistle:
    Whistle
    Whistle
  • :kaw
    Keep A Way
    Keep A Way
  • :love:
    I Love You
    I Love You
  • :skateboard:
    Skateboarder
    Skateboarder
  • :c7
    Holiday - Christmas
    Holiday - Christmas
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :pirate:
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • 0:-)
    Angel
    Angel
  • :oktoberfest:
    Holiday - Oktoberfest
    Holiday - Oktoberfest
  • 8)
    Cool
    Cool
  • :boy:
    It's A Boy
    It's A Boy
  • :dpc:
    Destroy the PC!
    Destroy the PC!
  • :vet:
    Holiday - Veteran's Day
    Holiday - Veteran's Day
  • :cry:
    Crying or Very sad
    Crying or Very sad
  • :weights:
    Weightlfiting
    Weightlfiting
  • :dad:
    Holiday - Father's Day
    Holiday - Father's Day
  • :stork:
    Stork
    Stork
  • :idea:
    Idea
    Idea
  • :callme:
    Call Me
    Call Me
  • :h10
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :thumbsup2:
    Thumbs Up
    Thumbs Up
  • :4-1
    Holiday - April Fools
    Holiday - April Fools
  • :h7
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :twins:
    twins
    twins
  • :c4
    Holiday - Christmas
    Holiday - Christmas
  • :may:
    Holiday - May Day
    Holiday - May Day
  • :c9
    Holiday - Christmas
    Holiday - Christmas
  • :mom2:
    Holiday - Mother's Day
    Holiday - Mother's Day
  • :?
    Confused
    Confused
  • :rash:
    Rash
    Rash
  • :_-(
    Crying
    Crying
  • :liberty:
    Holiday - 4th of July
    Holiday - 4th of July
  • :-P
    Razz
    Razz
  • :sprinkler:
    Sprinkler
    Sprinkler
  • :e3
    Holiday - Easter
    Holiday - Easter
  • :stpat3:
    Holiday - St. Patrick's Day
    Holiday - St. Patrick's Day
  • ;-)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :bath:
    Bath
    Bath
  • :groovy:
    Groovy
    Groovy
  • :snowglobe:
    Snowglobe
    Snowglobe
  • :mrgreen:
    Mr. Green
    Mr. Green
  • :h4
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :xray:
    Xray
    Xray
  • :c1
    Holiday - Christmas
    Holiday - Christmas
  • :love3:
    In Love
    In Love
  • :-D
    Very Happy
    Very Happy
  • :sleep2:
    Sleeping
    Sleeping
  • :md2:
    Holiday - Memorial Day
    Holiday - Memorial Day
  • :sad:
    Sad
    Sad
  • :pool:
    Pool
    Pool
  • 0:>)
    Angel
    Angel
  • :pant:
    Panting
    Panting
  • :lol:
    Laughing
    Laughing
  • :wove:
    I Wove You
    I Wove You
  • :earth:
    Holiday - Earth Day
    Holiday - Earth Day
  • :carpet:
    Red Carpet
    Red Carpet
  • :beenie:
    Kid with beenie hat
    Kid with beenie hat
  • :birthday2:
    Birthday
    Birthday
  • :football:
    Football
    Football
  • :sorry:
    I'm Sorry
    I'm Sorry
  • :|
    Neutral
    Neutral
  • :h12
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :h13
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :yourock:
    You Rock
    You Rock
  • :boss
    Holiday - Bosses Day
    Holiday - Bosses Day
  • :h9
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :sickly:
    Sick
    Sick
  • :c6
    Holiday - Christmas
    Holiday - Christmas
  • :-)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :picnic:
    Picnic
    Picnic
  • c:cinco2
    Holiday - Cinco de Mayo
    Holiday - Cinco de Mayo
  • :nurse:
    Holiday - Nurse's Day
    Holiday - Nurse's Day
  • :???:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :girl:
    It's A Girl
    It's A Girl
  • :dlst:
    Holiday - Day Light Savings Time
    Holiday - Day Light Savings Time
  • :pingpong:
    Ping Pong
    Ping Pong
  • :oops:
    Embarassed
    Embarassed
  • :ugh:
    Ugh
    Ugh
  • :e5
    Holiday - Easter
    Holiday - Easter
  • :surrender:
    Surrender
    Surrender
  • :?:
    Question
    Question
  • :arrested:
    Arrested
    Arrested
  • :h1
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :thumbsup:
    Thumbs Up
    Thumbs Up
  • :aero
    Aerobics
    Aerobics
  • :h6
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :Yes:
    Yes
    Yes
  • :c3
    Holiday - Christmas
    Holiday - Christmas
  • :ld2
    Holiday - Labor Day
    Holiday - Labor Day
  • :mom1:
    Holiday - Mother's Day
    Holiday - Mother's Day
  • :shock:
    Shocked
    Shocked
  • :rotfl:
    ROTFL
    ROTFL
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :flag:
    Holiday - 4th of July
    Holiday - 4th of July
  • :-x
    Mad
    Mad
  • :headshake:
    Shaking Head
    Shaking Head
  • :e2
    Holiday - Easter
    Holiday - Easter
  • :stpat2:
    Holiday - St. Patrick's Day
    Holiday - St. Patrick's Day
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :beach:
    Beach
    Beach
  • :frog:
    Frog Prince
    Frog Prince
  • :terrified2:
    Terrified
    Terrified
  • :neutral:
    Neutral
    Neutral
  • :h3
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :writing:
    Writing
    Writing
  • :choc
    Chocolate
    Chocolate
  • :love2:
    I Love You
    I Love You
  • :sleep:
    Sleeping
    Sleeping
  • :c8
    Holiday - Christmas
    Holiday - Christmas
  • :-(
    Sad
    Sad
  • :pizza:
    Pizza
    Pizza
  • 0;-)
    Angel
    Angel
  • :otw:
    Out The Window
    Out The Window
  • 8-)
    Cool
    Cool
  • :lawyer:
    Lawyer
    Lawyer
  • :duh:
    Duh!
    Duh!
  • :pout:
    Pout
    Pout
  • :evil:
    Evil or Very Mad
    Evil or Very Mad
  • :birthday:
    Birthday
    Birthday
  • :dad2:
    Holiday - Father's Day
    Holiday - Father's Day
  • :swim:
    Scuba
    Scuba
  • :arrow:
    Arrow
    Arrow
  • :bugged:
    Bugged
    Bugged
  • :h11
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :vacation:
    Vacation
    Vacation
  • :arbor
    Holiday - Arbor Day
    Holiday - Arbor Day
  • :h8
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :sick:
    Sick
    Sick
  • :c5
    Holiday - Christmas
    Holiday - Christmas
  • :md1:
    Holiday - Memorial Day
    Holiday - Memorial Day
  • c:cinco
    Holiday - Cinco de Mayo
    Holiday - Cinco de Mayo
  • :teacher:
    Teacher
    Teacher
  • :-?
    Confused
    Confused
  • :money:
    Money
    Money
  • :cupid:
    Holiday - Valentines Day
    Holiday - Valentines Day
  • :usa:
    US Flag
    US Flag
  • :razz:
    Razz
    Razz
  • :tailgating:
    Tailgating
    Tailgating
  • :e4
    Holiday - Easter
    Holiday - Easter
  • :hero:
    Superhero
    Superhero
  • :!:
    Exclamation
    Exclamation
  • :baby2:
    Baby
    Baby
  • :phil:
    Holiday - Groundhog's Day
    Holiday - Groundhog's Day
  • :tgif:
    TGIF
    TGIF
  • :HAPD
    Holiday - Administrative Professional's Day
    Holiday - Administrative Professional's Day
  • :h5
    Holiday - Halloween
    Holiday - Halloween
  • :Yuck:
    Yuck
    Yuck
  • :c2
    Holiday - Christmas
    Holiday - Christmas
  • :ld1
    Holiday - Labor Day
    Holiday - Labor Day
  • :grin:
    Very Happy
    Very Happy
  • :politician:
    Politician
    Politician