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

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