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