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

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