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