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

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