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

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