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
  • :)
    Smilie
    Smilie
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :rasp:
    Raspberry
    Raspberry
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :lol:
    LOL
    LOL
  • :scratch:
    scratch
    scratch
  • :nut:
    Nut
    Nut
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :o
    Em
    Em
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :lmao:
    lmao
    lmao
  • :whistle:
    Whistle
    Whistle
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :thumb:
    thumb
    thumb
  • :wave:
    wave
    wave
  • :worship:
    worship
    worship
  • :naughty:
    naughty
    naughty
  • :flowers:
    flowers
    flowers
  • :group_hug:
    group_hug
    group_hug
  • :tongue2:
    tongue2
    tongue2
  • :friends:
    friends
    friends
  • :thud:
    thud
    thud
  • :cheek:
    cheek
    cheek
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :zzZ:
    zzZ
    zzZ
  • :gamer:
    gamer
    gamer
  • ****
    Censored
    Censored
  • :hmm:
    hmm
    hmm
  • :poke:
    poke
    poke
  • :mad2:
    Mad2
    Mad2
  • :vlol:
    Laughing Out Loud
    Laughing Out Loud
  • :tmb:
    thumb
    thumb
  • :em:
    Em
    Em
  • :thumbsup:
    Thumbs up
    Thumbs up