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

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