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

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