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
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :o
    Embarrassed
    Embarrassed
  • :Cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes
    Roll Eyes
  • :cool1:
    Shades
    Shades
  • :po:
    Furious
    Furious
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :Roll:
    Rolling Laughing
    Rolling Laughing
  • :dunno:
    Dunno
    Dunno
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :doh:
    Doh!
    Doh!
  • :coffee:
    Coffee
    Coffee
  • :headscratch:
    Head Scratch
    Head Scratch
  • :ill:
    Ill
    Ill
  • :sleeping:
    Sleeping
    Sleeping
  • :blah:
    Blah Blah
    Blah Blah
  • :naughty:
    Naughty
    Naughty
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :hug:
    Hug
    Hug
  • :duel:
    Dueling
    Dueling
  • :bowdown:
    Bow Down
    Bow Down
  • :laugh:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • :gotcha:
    Gotcha
    Gotcha
  • :grouphug:
    Group Hug
    Group Hug
  • :banghead:
    Bang Head
    Bang Head
  • :damnpc:
    Damn PC
    Damn PC
  • :goodpost:
    Good Post
    Good Post
  • :spam:
    Spam
    Spam
  • :ontopic:
    On Topic
    On Topic
  • :offtopic:
    Off Topic
    Off Topic
  • :iagree:
    I Agree
    I Agree
  • :logic:
    Logic Wins
    Logic Wins
  • :FAQmean:
    Angry FAQ
    Angry FAQ
  • :feedback:
    Feedback
    Feedback
  • :beware:
    Beware
    Beware
  • :banhim:
    Ban Him
    Ban Him