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

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