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

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