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