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
  • Animated
  • :ak:
    AK
    AK
  • :angry:
    Angry
    Angry
  • :alien:
    Alien
    Alien
  • :attention:
    Attention
    Attention
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :assassin:
    Assassin
    Assassin
  • :ar15:
    AR15
    AR15
  • :argue:
    Argue
    Argue
  • :amen:
    Amen
    Amen
  • :baby:
    Baby
    Baby
  • :biggrin1:
    Biggrin1
    Biggrin1
  • :bowl:
    Bowl
    Bowl
  • :becky:
    Becky
    Becky
  • :boom:
    Boom
    Boom
  • :bump2:
    Bump2
    Bump2
  • :ban:
    Ban
    Ban
  • :blah:
    Blah
    Blah
  • :brick:
    Brick
    Brick
  • :biggrin:
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • :bounce:
    Bounce
    Bounce
  • :bathbaby:
    Bathbaby
    Bathbaby
  • :bolt:
    Bolt
    Bolt
  • :bump:
    Bump
    Bump
  • :ballchain:
    Ballchain
    Ballchain
  • :blabla:
    Blabla
    Blabla
  • :boxing:
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :behindsofa:
    Behindsofa
    Behindsofa
  • :bored:
    Bored
    Bored
  • :banplease:
    Banplease
    Banplease
  • :boink:
    Boink
    Boink
  • :brushteeth:
    Brushteeth
    Brushteeth
  • :confused (2):
    Confused (2)
    Confused (2)
  • :car:
    Car
    Car
  • :cry (2):
    Cry (2)
    Cry (2)
  • :clap2:
    Clap2
    Clap2
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :clock:
    Clock
    Clock
  • :censored:
    Censored
    Censored
  • :cavalry:
    Cavalry
    Cavalry
  • :croc:
    Croc
    Croc
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :canada:
    Canada
    Canada
  • :Cry:
    Cry
    Cry
  • :clap:
    Clap
    Clap
  • :decision:
    Decision
    Decision
  • :couch2:
    Couch2
    Couch2
  • :closed_2:
    Closed 2
    Closed 2
  • :cell:
    Cell
    Cell
  • :crutch:
    Crutch
    Crutch
  • :caked:
    Caked
    Caked
  • :cool (2):
    Cool (2)
    Cool (2)
  • :cheer2:
    Cheer2
    Cheer2
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :doh:
    Doh
    Doh
  • :deadhorse:
    Deadhorse
    Deadhorse
  • :director:
    Director
    Director
  • :drama:
    Drama
    Drama
  • :dizzy:
    Dizzy
    Dizzy
  • :drum:
    Drum
    Drum
  • :dance:
    Dance
    Dance
  • :der:
    Der
    Der
  • :errf:
    Errf
    Errf
  • :eyebrows:
    Eyebrows
    Eyebrows
  • :ear:
    Ear
    Ear
  • :embarassed:
    Embarassed
    Embarassed
  • :evil (2):
    Evil (2)
    Evil (2)
  • :eek (2):
    Eek (2)
    Eek (2)
  • :emptybath:
    Emptybath
    Emptybath
  • :evil:
    Evil
    Evil
  • :eek:
    Eek
    Eek
  • :frown (2):
    Frown (2)
    Frown (2)
  • :first:
    First
    First
  • :flame:
    Flame
    Flame
  • :focus:
    Focus
    Focus
  • :fear:
    Fear
    Fear
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :fish:
    Fish
    Fish
  • :flock:
    Flock
    Flock
  • :faint:
    Faint
    Faint
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog
  • :fencing:
    Fencing
    Fencing
  • :frusty:
    Frusty
    Frusty
  • :fish2:
    Fish2
    Fish2
  • :flypig:
    Flypig
    Flypig
  • :faint2:
    Faint2
    Faint2
  • :gossip:
    Gossip
    Gossip
  • :gunner:
    Gunner
    Gunner
  • :goth:
    Goth
    Goth
  • :gamer2:
    Gamer2
    Gamer2
  • :grouphug:
    Grouphug
    Grouphug
  • :gamer:
    Gamer
    Gamer
  • :horn:
    Horn
    Horn
  • :happy (2):
    Happy (2)
    Happy (2)
  • :hungry:
    Hungry
    Hungry
  • :headbang:
    Headbang
    Headbang
  • :high5:
    High5
    High5
  • :hug:
    Hug
    Hug
  • :happy:
    Happy
    Happy
  • :hurt:
    Hurt
    Hurt
  • :hand:
    Hand
    Hand
  • :hippie:
    Hippie
    Hippie
  • :humble:
    Humble
    Humble
  • :hat:
    Hat
    Hat
  • :help:
    Help
    Help
  • :israel:
    Israel
    Israel
  • :hail:
    Hail
    Hail
  • :jaw:
    Jaw
    Jaw
  • :heh:
    Heh
    Heh
  • :juggle:
    Juggle
    Juggle
  • :joystick:
    Joystick
    Joystick
  • :kev:
    Kev
    Kev
  • :kiss:
    Kiss
    Kiss
  • :laser:
    Laser
    Laser
  • :loco:
    Loco
    Loco
  • :knockout:
    Knockout
    Knockout
  • :love:
    Love
    Love
  • :llama:
    Llama
    Llama
  • :lol (2):
    Lol (2)
    Lol (2)
  • :lalala:
    Lalala
    Lalala
  • :lever:
    Lever
    Lever
  • :lock1:
    Lock1
    Lock1
  • :lol:
    Lol
    Lol
  • :lie:
    Lie
    Lie
  • :laugh:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • :madgrin:
    Madgrin
    Madgrin
  • :moony:
    Moony
    Moony
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :mmph:
    Mmph
    Mmph
  • :mullet:
    Mullet
    Mullet
  • :mad2:
    Mad2
    Mad2
  • :mod:
    Mod
    Mod
  • :motorboat:
    Motorboat
    Motorboat
  • :music:
    Music
    Music
  • :ninjafight:
    NinjaFight
    NinjaFight
  • :neutral:
    Neutral
    Neutral
  • :nono:
    Nono
    Nono
  • :nerd (2):
    Nerd (2)
    Nerd (2)
  • :ninja:
    Ninja
    Ninja
  • :nod:
    Nod
    Nod
  • :nerd:
    Nerd
    Nerd
  • :noidea:
    Noidea
    Noidea
  • :ohwell:
    Ohwell
    Ohwell
  • :puke:
    Puke
    Puke
  • :pop2:
    Pop2
    Pop2
  • :peace:
    Peace
    Peace
  • :pout:
    Pout
    Pout
  • :phone:
    Phone
    Phone
  • :pray2:
    Pray2
    Pray2
  • :plane:
    Plane
    Plane
  • :popcorn:
    Popcorn
    Popcorn
  • :party:
    Party
    Party
  • :pray (2):
    Pray (2)
    Pray (2)
  • :photo:
    Photo
    Photo
  • :preggers:
    Preggers
    Preggers
  • :playball:
    Playball
    Playball
  • :peep:
    Peep
    Peep
  • :pound:
    Pound
    Pound
  • :panda:
    Panda
    Panda
  • :pray:
    Pray
    Pray
  • :painkiller:
    Painkiller
    Painkiller
  • :rip:
    Rip
    Rip
  • :rofl:
    Rofl
    Rofl
  • :rant:
    Rant
    Rant
  • :rolleyes:
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :redface (2):
    Redface (2)
    Redface (2)
  • :rockon (2):
    Rockon (2)
    Rockon (2)
  • :rain:
    Rain
    Rain
  • :roll:
    Roll
    Roll
  • :rapture:
    Rapture
    Rapture
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :rockon:
    Rockon
    Rockon
  • :ranger:
    Ranger
    Ranger
  • :rolleyes (2):
    Rolleyes (2)
    Rolleyes (2)
  • :razz:
    Razz
    Razz
  • :pizza:
    Pizza
    Pizza
  • :sleep:
    Sleep
    Sleep
  • :scared:
    Scared
    Scared
  • :spit:
    Spit
    Spit
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :shocked:
    Shocked
    Shocked
  • :suspicious:
    Suspicious
    Suspicious
  • :shotgun:
    Shotgun
    Shotgun
  • :silenced:
    Silenced
    Silenced
  • :sorry:
    Sorry
    Sorry
  • :smash:
    Smash
    Smash
  • :second:
    Second
    Second
  • :spy:
    Spy
    Spy
  • :smokin:
    Smokin
    Smokin
  • :samurai:
    Samurai
    Samurai
  • :sick (2):
    Sick (2)
    Sick (2)
  • :sing:
    Sing
    Sing
  • :sad:
    Sad
    Sad
  • :spider:
    Spider
    Spider
  • :smile (2):
    Smile (2)
    Smile (2)
  • :shifty:
    Shifty
    Shifty
  • :surprised:
    Surprised
    Surprised
  • :shotgun2:
    Shotgun2
    Shotgun2
  • :sick:
    Sick
    Sick
  • :smow:
    Smow
    Smow
  • :twitch:
    Twitch
    Twitch
  • :third:
    Third
    Third
  • :tongue (2):
    Tongue (2)
    Tongue (2)
  • :tsk:
    Tsk
    Tsk
  • :target:
    Target
    Target
  • :typing:
    Typing
    Typing
  • :thumb:
    Thumb
    Thumb
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :tape:
    Tape
    Tape
  • :twisted:
    Twisted
    Twisted
  • :tea:
    Tea
    Tea
  • :tinfoil3:
    Tinfoil3
    Tinfoil3
  • :tongue1:
    Tongue1
    Tongue1
  • :tape2:
    Tape2
    Tape2
  • :usa2:
    Usa2
    Usa2
  • :uk:
    UK
    UK
  • :usa:
    Usa
    Usa
  • :violin:
    Violin
    Violin
  • :welcome:
    Welcome
    Welcome
  • :whistle:
    Whistle
    Whistle
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :washing:
    Washing
    Washing
  • :whip:
    Whip
    Whip
  • :whoo:
    Whoo
    Whoo
  • :wof:
    Wof
    Wof
  • :wave:
    Wave
    Wave
  • :whistle (2):
    Whistle (2)
    Whistle (2)
  • :wink (2):
    Wink (2)
    Wink (2)
  • :wacko:
    Wacko
    Wacko
  • :yawn (2):
    Yawn (2)
    Yawn (2)
  • :yield:
    Yield
    Yield
  • :yawn:
    Yawn
    Yawn
  • :yo:
    Yo
    Yo
  • :yell:
    Yell
    Yell
  • :yuck:
    Yuck
    Yuck