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