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