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
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :bandit:
    Bandit
    Bandit
  • :cry:
    Cry
    Cry
  • :hurt:
    Hurt
    Hurt
  • :square:
    Square Eyed
    Square Eyed
  • :ninja:
    Ninja
    Ninja
  • :pirate:
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • :rv:
    Richvalle
    Richvalle
  • :ogre:
    Ogre
    Ogre
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :dead:
    Dead
    Dead

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