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

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