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
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :beaten:
    Beaten
    Beaten
  • :welcoming:
    Welcoming
    Welcoming
  • :sleeping:
    Sleeping
    Sleeping
  • :afro:
    Afro
    Afro
  • :very_drunk:
    Very Drunk
    Very Drunk
  • :encouragement:
    Encouragement
    Encouragement
  • :black_eyed:
    Black Eyed
    Black Eyed
  • :devilish:
    Devilish
    Devilish
  • :cocksure:
    Cocksure
    Cocksure
  • :drunk:
    Drunk
    Drunk
  • :crushed:
    Crushed
    Crushed
  • :fat:
    Fat
    Fat
  • :tickled_pink:
    Tickled Pink
    Tickled Pink
  • :numbness:
    Numbness
    Numbness
  • :pirate:
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • :friendly_wink:
    Friendly Wink
    Friendly Wink
  • :congratulatory:
    Congratulatory
    Congratulatory
  • :cheerful:
    Cheerful
    Cheerful
  • :emmersed:
    Emmersed
    Emmersed
  • :mad-new:
    Mad New
    Mad New
  • :tongue-new:
    Tongue New
    Tongue New
  • :frown-new:
    Frown New
    Frown New
  • :courage:
    Courage
    Courage
  • :nonchalance:
    Nonchalance
    Nonchalance
  • :miserable:
    Miserable
    Miserable
  • :confused-new:
    Confused New
    Confused New
  • :disillusionment:
    Disillusionment
    Disillusionment
  • :eek-new:
    Eek New
    Eek New
  • :glee:
    Glee
    Glee
  • :loyal:
    Loyal
    Loyal
  • :culpability:
    Culpability
    Culpability
  • :fatigue:
    Fatigue
    Fatigue
  • :playful:
    Playful
    Playful
  • :grumpy:
    Grumpy
    Grumpy
  • :cool-new:
    Cool New
    Cool New
  • :emptiness:
    Emptiness
    Emptiness
  • :wink-new:
    Wink New
    Wink New
  • :dejection:
    Dejection
    Dejection
  • :disturbed:
    Disturbed
    Disturbed
  • :dispirited:
    Dispirited
    Dispirited
  • :tranquillity:
    Tranquillity
    Tranquillity
  • :redface-new:
    Redface New
    Redface New
  • :cupcake:
    Cupcake
    Cupcake
  • :tyrannosaurus:
    Tyrannosaurus
    Tyrannosaurus
  • :witless:
    Witless
    Witless
  • :rolleyes-new:
    Rolleyes New
    Rolleyes New
  • :listening_headphone
    Listening Headphones
    Listening Headphones
  • :sorrow:
    Sorrow
    Sorrow
  • :ambivalence:
    Ambivalence
    Ambivalence
  • :apthy:
    Apthy
    Apthy
  • :calm:
    Calm
    Calm
  • :victorious:
    Victorious
    Victorious
  • :upset:
    Upset
    Upset
  • :snowman:
    Snowman
    Snowman
  • :highly_amused:
    Highly Amused
    Highly Amused
  • :applause:
    Applause
    Applause
  • :barbershop_quartet_
    Barbershop Quartet Member
    Barbershop Quartet Member
  • :confusion:
    Confusion
    Confusion
  • :distant:
    Distant
    Distant
  • :uncomfortableness:
    Uncomfortableness
    Uncomfortableness
  • :love-struck:
    Love Struck
    Love Struck
  • :05.18-flustered:
    05.18 Flustered
    05.18 Flustered
  • :stupid:
    Stupid
    Stupid
  • :anonymous:
    Anonymous
    Anonymous
  • :couple_inlove:
    Couple Inlove
    Couple Inlove
  • :single_eye:
    Single Eye
    Single Eye
  • :star:
    Star
    Star
  • :eagerness:
    Eagerness
    Eagerness
  • :applouse:
    Applouse
    Applouse
  • :blue:
    Blue
    Blue
  • :untroubled:
    Untroubled
    Untroubled
  • :surprise:
    Surprise
    Surprise
  • :ghost:
    Ghost
    Ghost
  • :apologetic:
    Apologetic
    Apologetic
  • :concern:
    Concern
    Concern
  • :disgust:
    Disgust
    Disgust
  • :stung:
    Stung
    Stung
  • :livid:
    Livid
    Livid
  • :02.47-tranquillity:
    02.47 Tranquillity
    02.47 Tranquillity
  • :sour:
    Sour
    Sour
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :chargrined:
    Chargrined
    Chargrined
  • :cower:
    Cower
    Cower
  • :shame:
    Shame
    Shame
  • :soap:
    Soap
    Soap
  • :distress:
    Distress
    Distress
  • :hopelessness:
    Hopelessness
    Hopelessness
  • :apple:
    Apple
    Apple
  • :unconscious:
    Unconscious
    Unconscious
  • :excitement:
    Excitement
    Excitement
  • :apathy:
    Apathy
    Apathy
  • :cold:
    Cold
    Cold
  • :nightmare:
    Nightmare
    Nightmare
  • :triumphant:
    Triumphant
    Triumphant
  • :strawberry:
    Strawberry
    Strawberry
  • :smiley_simmons:
    Smiley Simmons
    Smiley Simmons
  • :rapture:
    Rapture
    Rapture
  • :love_heart:
    Love Heart
    Love Heart
  • :joyous:
    Joyous
    Joyous
  • :heart-borken:
    Heart Borken
    Heart Borken
  • :distrust:
    Distrust
    Distrust
  • :jaded:
    Jaded
    Jaded
  • :smug:
    Smug
    Smug
  • :kiwi-fruit:
    Kiwi Fruit
    Kiwi Fruit
  • :distracted:
    Distracted
    Distracted
  • :indecisiveness:
    Indecisiveness
    Indecisiveness
  • :topsy_turvy:
    Topsy Turvy
    Topsy Turvy
  • :pride:
    Pride
    Pride
  • :GB_bonesrock:
    GB Bonesrock
    GB Bonesrock
  • :sentimental:
    Sentimental
    Sentimental
  • :hororr:
    Hororr
    Hororr
  • :biggrin-new:
    Biggrin New
    Biggrin New
  • :butterfly:
    Butterfly
    Butterfly
  • :satellite:
    Satellite
    Satellite
  • :subdued:
    Subdued
    Subdued
  • :worked_till_5am:
    Worked Till 5am
    Worked Till 5am
  • :teapot:
    Teapot
    Teapot
  • :gorilla:
    Gorilla
    Gorilla
  • :hypnotysed:
    Hypnotysed
    Hypnotysed
  • :chuncky:
    Chuncky
    Chuncky
  • :dread:
    Dread
    Dread
  • :semi-twins:
    Semi Twins
    Semi Twins
  • :sneakiness:
    Sneakiness
    Sneakiness
  • :lemo:
    Lemo
    Lemo
  • :bee:
    Bee
    Bee
  • :bull_head:
    Bull Head
    Bull Head
  • :acne:
    Acne
    Acne
  • :tennis:
    Tennis
    Tennis
  • :fox:
    Fox
    Fox
  • :rugby:
    Rugby
    Rugby
  • :grey:
    Grey
    Grey
  • :smilet-digitalpoint
    Smilet Digitalpoint
    Smilet Digitalpoint
  • :adjoint:
    Adjoint
    Adjoint
  • :torn:
    Torn
    Torn
  • :hurt:
    Hurt
    Hurt
  • :tan:
    Tan
    Tan
  • :bi_polo:
    Bi Polo
    Bi Polo
  • :cat:
    Cat
    Cat
  • :dog:
    Dog
    Dog
  • :abnormal:
    Abnormal
    Abnormal
  • :tiger:
    Tiger
    Tiger
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog
  • :saturn:
    Saturn
    Saturn
  • :beguiled:
    Beguiled
    Beguiled
  • :boxing:
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :adoration:
    Adoration
    Adoration
  • :tears_of_joy:
    Tears Of Joy
    Tears Of Joy
  • :greedy_dollars:
    Greedy Dollars
    Greedy Dollars
  • :smile-new:
    Smile New
    Smile New
  • :mushroom:
    Mushroom
    Mushroom
  • :orange:
    Orange
    Orange
  • :suspicion:
    Suspicion
    Suspicion
  • :monkey:
    Monkey
    Monkey
  • :grief:
    Grief
    Grief
  • :nevreness:
    Nevreness
    Nevreness
  • :peaceful:
    Peaceful
    Peaceful
  • :moon:
    Moon
    Moon
  • :onthego:
    Onthego
    Onthego
  • :positive:
    Positive
    Positive
  • :pig:
    Pig
    Pig
  • :neglected:
    Neglected
    Neglected
  • :panda:
    Panda
    Panda
  • :watermelon:
    Watermelon
    Watermelon
  • :moody:
    Moody
    Moody
  • :offended:
    Offended
    Offended
  • :sulkiness:
    Sulkiness
    Sulkiness
  • :peach:
    Peach
    Peach
  • :mask:
    Mask
    Mask