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

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