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

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