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

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