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

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