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

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