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

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