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
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :nonono:
    No No
    No No
  • :scratch:
    Confused
    Confused
  • Smile
    :)
    :)
  • :drool:
    Drool
    Drool
  • :out:
    Out
    Out
  • :p
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :devil:
    Devil
    Devil
  • :driving:
    Driving
    Driving
  • :lol:
    LOL
    LOL
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes
    Roll Eyes
  • :rockon:
    rockon
    rockon
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :bs:
    BS
    BS
  • :nono:
    Nono
    Nono
  • :dunno:
    Dunno
    Dunno
  • :notnice:
    Thumbs Down
    Thumbs Down
  • :fuss:
    Fuss
    Fuss
  • :popcorn:
    Popcorn
    Popcorn
  • :bang:
    Bang Head
    Bang Head
  • :bounce:
    Bounce
    Bounce
  • :hail:
    Worship
    Worship
  • :spit:
    Spit
    Spit
  • :leaving:
    Leaving
    Leaving
  • :yikes:
    yikes
    yikes
  • :flag:
    Patriot
    Patriot
  • :flipoff:
    flipoff
    flipoff
  • :cheers:
    Cheers
    Cheers
  • :owned:
    Owned
    Owned
  • :stupid:
    I'm with Stupid
    I'm with Stupid
  • :banana:
    Banana
    Banana
  • :hide:
    Hide
    Hide
  • :pot:
    Pot Stir
    Pot Stir
  • :neat:
    Neat
    Neat
  • :thumbsup:
    ThumbsUp
    ThumbsUp