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

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