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

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