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
  • SPDA
  • :clap2:
    Clap2
    Clap2
  • :dance:
    Dance
    Dance
  • :alien:
    Alien
    Alien
  • :drum:
    Drum
    Drum
  • :bathbaby:
    Bathbaby
    Bathbaby
  • :fencing:
    Fencing
    Fencing
  • :bolt:
    Bolt
    Bolt
  • :wacko:
    Wacko
    Wacko
  • :bump:
    Bump
    Bump
  • :wof:
    Wof
    Wof
  • :rockon:
    Rockon
    Rockon
  • :jaw:
    Jaw
    Jaw
  • :sing:
    Sing
    Sing
  • :lock1:
    Lock1
    Lock1
  • :spit:
    Spit
    Spit
  • :nerd:
    Nerd
    Nerd
  • :thumb:
    Thumb
    Thumb
  • :peace:
    Peace
    Peace
  • :frusty:
    Frusty
    Frusty
  • :pound:
    Pound
    Pound
  • :help:
    Help
    Help
  • :cell:
    Cell
    Cell
  • :yuck:
    Yuck
    Yuck
  • :croc:
    Croc
    Croc
  • :dizzy:
    Dizzy
    Dizzy
  • :ballchain:
    Ballchain
    Ballchain
  • :faint:
    Faint
    Faint
  • :blabla:
    Blabla
    Blabla
  • :focus:
    Focus
    Focus
  • :usa:
    Usa
    Usa
  • :boxing:
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :whistle:
    Whistle
    Whistle
  • :humble:
    Humble
    Humble
  • :second:
    Second
    Second
  • :laugh:
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • :smow:
    Smow
    Smow
  • :mmph:
    Mmph
    Mmph
  • :target:
    Target
    Target
  • :oldSmokey:
    OldSmokey
    OldSmokey
  • :tsk:
    Tsk
    Tsk
  • :playball:
    Playball
    Playball
  • :happy:
    Happy
    Happy
  • :rapture:
    Rapture
    Rapture
  • :yell:
    Yell
    Yell
  • :closed_2:
    Closed 2
    Closed 2
  • :decision:
    Decision
    Decision
  • :argue:
    Argue
    Argue
  • :embarassed:
    Embarassed
    Embarassed
  • :beer:
    Beer
    Beer
  • :fish:
    Fish
    Fish
  • :bored:
    Bored
    Bored
  • :wave:
    Wave
    Wave
  • :caked:
    Caked
    Caked
  • :hippie:
    Hippie
    Hippie
  • :roll:
    Roll
    Roll
  • :kiss:
    Kiss
    Kiss
  • :smash:
    Smash
    Smash
  • :love:
    Love
    Love
  • :suspicious:
    Suspicious
    Suspicious
  • :noidea:
    Noidea
    Noidea
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :phone:
    Phone
    Phone
  • :grouphug:
    Grouphug
    Grouphug
  • :puke:
    Puke
    Puke
  • :cheer2:
    Cheer2
    Cheer2
  • :Cry:
    Cry
    Cry
  • :drama:
    Drama
    Drama
  • :banplease:
    Banplease
    Banplease
  • :fear:
    Fear
    Fear
  • :boink:
    Boink
    Boink
  • :violin:
    Violin
    Violin
  • :brushteeth:
    Brushteeth
    Brushteeth
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :rip:
    Rip
    Rip
  • :israel:
    Israel
    Israel
  • :sick:
    Sick
    Sick
  • :llama:
    Llama
    Llama
  • :spider:
    Spider
    Spider
  • :music:
    Music
    Music
  • :third:
    Third
    Third
  • :party:
    Party
    Party
  • :typing:
    Typing
    Typing
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :popcorn:
    Popcorn
    Popcorn
  • :heh:
    Heh
    Heh
  • :car:
    Car
    Car
  • :yo:
    Yo
    Yo
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :director:
    Director
    Director
  • :baby:
    Baby
    Baby
  • :eyebrows:
    Eyebrows
    Eyebrows
  • :biggrin1:
    Biggrin1
    Biggrin1
  • :flock:
    Flock
    Flock
  • :bowl:
    Bowl
    Bowl
  • :whip:
    Whip
    Whip
  • :hug:
    Hug
    Hug
  • :scared:
    Scared
    Scared
  • :laser:
    Laser
    Laser
  • :smokin:
    Smokin
    Smokin
  • :madgrin:
    Madgrin
    Madgrin
  • :tape2:
    Tape2
    Tape2
  • :ohwell:
    Ohwell
    Ohwell
  • :tooltimesatwork:
    Tooltimesatwork
    Tooltimesatwork
  • :plane:
    Plane
    Plane
  • :hand:
    Hand
    Hand
  • :rant:
    Rant
    Rant
  • :yawn:
    Yawn
    Yawn
  • :clock:
    Clock
    Clock
  • :deadhorse:
    Deadhorse
    Deadhorse
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :ear:
    Ear
    Ear
  • :becky:
    Becky
    Becky
  • :first:
    First
    First
  • :boom:
    Boom
    Boom
  • :washing:
    Washing
    Washing
  • :bump2:
    Bump2
    Bump2
  • :high5:
    High5
    High5
  • :rofl:
    Rofl
    Rofl
  • :juggle:
    Juggle
    Juggle
  • :sleep:
    Sleep
    Sleep
  • :loco:
    Loco
    Loco
  • :spy:
    Spy
    Spy
  • :nod:
    Nod
    Nod
  • :tinfoil3:
    Tinfoil3
    Tinfoil3
  • :peep:
    Peep
    Peep
  • :gossip:
    Gossip
    Gossip
  • :pout:
    Pout
    Pout
  • :censored:
    Censored
    Censored
  • :crutch:
    Crutch
    Crutch
  • :doh:
    Doh
    Doh
  • :ban:
    Ban
    Ban
  • :faint2:
    Faint2
    Faint2
  • :blah:
    Blah
    Blah
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog
  • :usa2:
    Usa2
    Usa2
  • :brick:
    Brick
    Brick
  • :whoo:
    Whoo
    Whoo
  • :redface:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :hungry:
    Hungry
    Hungry
  • :shocked:
    Shocked
    Shocked
  • :lever:
    Lever
    Lever
  • :sorry:
    Sorry
    Sorry
  • :mullet:
    Mullet
    Mullet
  • :tea:
    Tea
    Tea
  • :panda:
    Panda
    Panda
  • :twitch:
    Twitch
    Twitch
  • :pop2:
    Pop2
    Pop2
  • :hat:
    Hat
    Hat
  • :yield:
    Yield
    Yield
  • :couch2:
    Couch2
    Couch2
  • :der:
    Der
    Der
  • :attention:
    Attention
    Attention
  • :evil:
    Evil
    Evil
  • :behindsofa:
    Behindsofa
    Behindsofa
  • :flame:
    Flame
    Flame
  • :bounce:
    Bounce
    Bounce
  • :welcome:
    Welcome
    Welcome
  • :canada:
    Canada
    Canada
  • :horn:
    Horn
    Horn
  • :sad:
    Sad
    Sad
  • :lalala:
    Lalala
    Lalala
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :mad2:
    Mad2
    Mad2
  • :tape:
    Tape
    Tape
  • :nono:
    Nono
    Nono
  • :tongue1:
    Tongue1
    Tongue1
  • :pizza:
    Pizza
    Pizza
  • :hail:
    Hail
    Hail
  • :rain:
    Rain
    Rain
  • Generic Smilies
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :lol:
    LOL
    LOL
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :spin:
    Spin
    Spin
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :drinks:
    Drinks
    Drinks
  • :drive:
    Drive
    Drive
  • :bow:
    Bow
    Bow
  • :bangyerhead:
    Bang Yer Head
    Bang Yer Head
  • :idea:
    Idea
    Idea
  • :toolsatwork:
    Tools at work
    Tools at work
  • :computercrash:
    Computer Crash
    Computer Crash
  • :determined:
    Determined
    Determined
  • :rtfm:
    RTFM
    RTFM
  • :rally:
    Rally
    Rally
  • :smokey:
    Old Smokey
    Old Smokey
  • :hide:
    Hide
    Hide
  • :needpics:
    Need Pics
    Need Pics