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