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

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