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'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!

Standard Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:reporter: Reporter Reporter
:smirk: Smirk Smirk
:devil: The Devil The Devil
:nireland: Northern Ireland Northern Ireland
:candle: Candle Candle
:stocking: Stocking Stocking
:sing: Sing Sing
:chef: Chef Chef
:( Frown Frown
:crying: I'm crying here! I'm crying here!
:loveyou: Love You Love You
:fever: Fever Fever
:foot: Foot in Mouth Foot in Mouth
:fishing: Gone Fishing Gone Fishing
:yes: Yes Yes
:teacher: Teacher Teacher
:what: What? What?
:baby: Baby Baby
:excited: Excited Excited
:yeah: Oh Yeah Oh Yeah
:argue: Argument Argument
:hide: Hide Eyes Hide Eyes
:smash: Order! Order!
:santa: Santa Santa
:Party: Party Party
:whistle: Whistle Whistle
:cool: Cool Cool
:disguise: Diguise Diguise
:usflag: American Flag American Flag
:snowman: Snowman Snowman
:quiet: Quiet Quiet
:worried: Worried Worried
:excuse: Excuse Me? Excuse Me?
:uk: Britain Britain
:sail: Sail Sail
:cowboy: Cowboy Cowboy
:soapbox: Soap Box Soap Box
:fireman: Firefighter Firefighter
:D Big Grin Big Grin
:eureka: Eureka! Eureka!
:iambomb: I am Bomb I am Bomb
:ghug: Group Hug Group Hug
:confused: Confused Confused
:yummy: Yummy Yummy
:raspberry Raspberry Raspberry
:somad: So Mad So Mad
:wales: Wales Wales
:jester: Jester Jester
:bworm: Bookworm Bookworm
:biggrin: Big Grin Big Grin
:sherlock: Sherlock Sherlock
:yawn: Yawn Yawn
:candycane Candy Cane Candy Cane
:beanie: Beanie Beanie
:kenya: Kenya Kenya
:bawling: Bawling Bawling
:malaysia: Malaysia Malaysia
:hyper: Hyper Hyper
:gum: Gum Gum
:hmm: Hmm Hmm
:twocents: Twocents Twocents
:) Smilie Smilie
:stinkeye: Stink Eye Stink Eye
:right: Yeah Right Yeah Right
:cop: Cop Cop
:faint: Faint Faint
:p Stick Out Tongue Stick Out Tongue
:wave: Wave Wave
:shepherd: Shepherd Shepherd
:yum: Yum Yum
:scotland: Scotland Scotland
:hug: Hug Hug
:spit: Spit Spit
:redhotmad Red Hot Mad Red Hot Mad
:australia Australia Australia
:ghana: Ghana Ghana
:boring: Boring Boring
:mexico: Mexico Mexico
:bagface: Bag Face Bag Face
:ipray: Pray Pray
:bomb: Bomb Bomb
:sigh: Sigh Sigh
:wall: Wall Wall
:gball: Ornament Ornament
:rofl: ROFL ROFL
:grandpa: Grandpa Grandpa
:dunce: Dunce Dunce
:Pakistan: Pakistan Pakistan
:chill: Chill Pill Chill Pill
:troll: Troll Troll
:snorkel: Snorkel Snorkel
:grandma: Grandma Grandma
:o Embarrassment Embarrassment
:umm: Ummm Ummm
:indones: Indonesia Indonesia
:flamed: Flamed Flamed
:glasses: Glasses Glasses
:mad: Mad Mad
:yuck: Yuck Yuck
:hissyfit: Hissyfit Hissyfit
:love: Love Love
:england: England England
:innocent: Innocent Innocent
:hdphones: Headphones Headphones
:wah: Crying Crying
:sick2: More Sick More Sick
:spin: Spinning Spinning
:wreath: Wreath Wreath
:gift: Gift Gift
:japan: Japan Japan
:sick: Sick Sick
:ireland: Ireland Ireland
:cake: Cake Cake
:ctree: Christmas Tree Christmas Tree
:shy: Shy Shy
:whew: Relieved Relieved
:eek: EEK! EEK!
:india: India India
:headache: Headache Headache
:duck: Duck Duck
:sorry: Sorry Sorry
:gardener: Gardener Gardener
;) Wink Wink
:lol: Belly Laugh Belly Laugh
:highfive: High Five High Five
:moped: Moped Moped
:angel: Angel Angel
:canada: Canada Canada
:frypan: Fryingpan Fryingpan
:rolleyes: Roll eyes Roll eyes
:france: France France
:no: No No
:coffee: Coffee Coffee
:blush: Blush Blush
:us: US Flag US Flag
:disgust: Disgusted Disgusted
:newyear: FireCracker FireCracker

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