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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!

Main Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:!blank: !blank !blank
:veryangry: Veryangry Veryangry
:laugh: Laugh Laugh
:uneasy: Uneasy Uneasy
:idea: Idea Idea
:thumbsup: Thumbsup Thumbsup
:huh: Huh Huh
:thumbsdown: Thumbsdown Thumbsdown
:heart: Heart Heart
:stunned: Stunned Stunned
:furious: Furious Furious
:shy: Shy Shy
:evil: Evil Evil
:shout: Shout Shout
:embarassed: Embarassed Embarassed
:shocked: Shocked Shocked
:drunk: Drunk Drunk
:shifty: Shifty Shifty
:cry: Cry Cry
:sad: Sad Sad
:blank: Blank Blank
:worried: Worried Worried
:lipsrsealed: Lipsrsealed Lipsrsealed
:) Smile Smile
:rolleyes: Roll Eyes (Sarcastic) Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
:D Big Grin Big Grin
:lol: lol lol
;) Wink Wink
:o Embarrassment Embarrassment
:p: Stick Out Tongue Stick Out Tongue
:mad: Mad Mad
:pepper: pepper pepper
:wrongforum: wrongforum wrongforum
:confused: Confused Confused
:dead: Dead Dead
:eek: EEK! EEK!
:cussing: cussing cussing
:squint: Squint Squint
:shrug: shrug shrug
:quirk: quirk quirk
:zzz: zz zz
:cool: Cool Cool
:( Frown Frown
Generic Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:shocked2: Shocked2 Shocked2
:cool2: Cool2 Cool2
:undecided: Undecided Undecided
:pleased: Pleased Pleased
:cheesy: Cheesy Cheesy
:uhoh: Uhoh Uhoh
:nice: Nice Nice
:anxious: Anxious Anxious
:tongue3: Tongue3 Tongue3
:mean: Mean Mean
:annoyed: Annoyed Annoyed
:tongue2: Tongue2 Tongue2
:love: Love Love
:2thumbsup: 2thumbsup 2thumbsup
:thinking: Thinking Thinking
:kiss: Kiss Kiss
:sweatdrop: Sweatdrop Sweatdrop
:happy: Happy Happy
:surprised: Surprised Surprised
:greedy: Greedy Greedy
:sleeping: Sleeping Sleeping
:dozey: Dozey Dozey
:sleep: Sleep Sleep
:dizzy: Dizzy Dizzy
:sick: Sick Sick
:cry2: Cry2 Cry2
rockonsmile rockon rockon
boomsmile boom boom
:poke: Poke Poke
:bash: bash bash
:chug: chug chug
:grinf: grinf grinf
:bow: bow bow
:burnout: burnout burnout
:coolgleam: coolgleam coolgleam
:yuck: hurl hurl
:flameon: flameron flameron
:lurker: lurker lurker
:loser: loser loser
Special Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:rolleyes2: Rolleyes2 Rolleyes2
:wacko: Wacko Wacko
:charming: Charming Charming
:hanged: Hanged Hanged
:Mr-T: Mr T Mr T
:stooge_larry: Stooge Larry Stooge Larry
:beadyeyes: Beadyeyes Beadyeyes
:evil2: Evil2 Evil2
:jester: Jester Jester
:smash: Smash Smash
:juggle2: Juggle2 Juggle2
:daisy: Daisy Daisy
:rockstar: Rockstar Rockstar
:vanish: Vanish Vanish
:bulb2: Bulb2 Bulb2
:guitarist: Guitarist Guitarist
:mickey: Mickey Mickey
:stooge_curly: Stooge Curly Stooge Curly
:bandana: Bandana Bandana
:elvis: Elvis Elvis
:inquisitive: Inquisitive Inquisitive
:smartass: Smartass Smartass
:wreck: Wreck Wreck
:cyclist: Cyclist Cyclist
:rifle: Rifle Rifle
:vampire: Vampire Vampire
:bulb: Bulb Bulb
:gossip: Gossip Gossip
:mellow: Mellow Mellow
:square: Square Square
:balloon: Balloon Balloon
:elf: Elf Elf
:indian_chief: Indian Chief Indian Chief
:smart: Smart Smart
:worried2: Worried2 Worried2
:curtain: Curtain Curtain
:policeman: Policeman Policeman
:toilet: Toilet Toilet
:builder: Builder2 Builder2
:gorgeous: Gorgeous Gorgeous
:laugh2: Laugh2 Laugh2
:speechless: Speechless Speechless
:baby: Baby Baby
:egypt: Egypt Egypt
:indian_brave: Indian Brave Indian Brave
:skull: Skull Skull
:wiseguy: Wiseguy Wiseguy
:crowngrin: Crowngrin Crowngrin
:po: Po Po
:toff: Toff Toff
:bucktooth: Bucktooth Bucktooth
:goofy: Goofy Goofy
:lips: Lips Lips
:sombrero: Sombrero Sombrero
:artist: Artist Artist
:dunce: Dunce Dunce
:idea2: Idea2 Idea2
:singer: Singer Singer
:wings: Wings Wings
:crown: Crown Crown
:pirate: Pirate Pirate
:tiny: Tiny Tiny
:book: Book Book
:glasses2: Glasses2 Glasses2
:laugh4: Laugh4 Laugh4
:snore: Snore Snore
:army: Army Army
:drummer: Drummer Drummer
:icon_bs: Icon Bs Icon Bs
:sick2: Sick2 Sick2
:wideeyed: Wideeyed Wideeyed
:cowboy: Cowboy Cowboy
:pimp: Pimp Pimp
:thinking2: Thinking2 Thinking2
:bomb: Bomb Bomb
:glasses: Glasses Glasses
:laugh3: Laugh3 Laugh3
:snobby: Snobby Snobby
:argue: Argue Argue
:disguise: Disguise Disguise
:shame: Shame Shame
:idea3: Idea3 Idea3
:computer: Computer Computer
:hippy: Hippy Hippy
:party3: Party3 Party3
:sunny: Sunny Sunny
:bobby: Bobby Bobby
:freak: Freak Freak
:knife: Knife Knife
:sneaky: Sneaky Sneaky
:antlers: Antlers Antlers
:disappointed: Disappointed Disappointed
:scholar: Scholar Scholar
:huh2: Huh2 Huh2
:clown: Clown Clown
:helmet: Helmet Helmet
:party2: Party2 Party2
:sultan: Sultan Sultan
:biker: Biker Biker
:fireman: Fireman Fireman
:kid: Kid Kid
:smug2: Smug2 Smug2
:angel: Angel Angel
:devilish: Devilish Devilish
:santa2: Santa2 Santa2
:whip: Whip Whip
:chinese: Chinese Chinese
:hat2: Hat2 Hat2
:party: Party Party
:stupid: Stupid Stupid
:bigcry: Bigcry Bigcry
:evilgrin: Evilgrin Evilgrin
:karate: Karate Karate
:smug: Smug Smug
:alien: Alien Alien
:devil: Devil Devil
:santa: Santa Santa
:wacky: Wacky Wacky
:chef: Chef Chef
:hat: Hat Hat
:operator: Operator Operator
:stooge_moe: Stooge Moe Stooge Moe
:beatnik: Beatnik Beatnik
:evil3: Evil3 Evil3
:juggle: Juggle Juggle
:smoking: Smoking Smoking
:uhoh2: Uhoh2 Uhoh2
:afro: Afro Afro
:deal: Deal Deal

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