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

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