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

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