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

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