Smilies

Explanation

'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!

Smilie List

What to Type
Resulting Graphic
Meaning
  • Generic Smilies
  • ::moose::
    Moose
    Moose
  • ::zzzzz::
    Zzzzz
    Zzzzz
  • ::dance::
    Dance
    Dance
  • ::popcorn::
    Popcorn
    Popcorn
  • :cheers:
    Cheers
    Cheers
  • ::doorhide::
    Door hide
    Door hide
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • ::throwbomb::
    Throw bomb
    Throw bomb
  • ::peaceflag::
    Peace flag
    Peace flag
  • ::laugh::
    Laugh
    Laugh
  • ::passingjoint::
    Pass the joint
    Pass the joint
  • ::untank::
    UN tank
    UN tank
  • ::hobbyhorse::
    Hobby horse
    Hobby horse
  • ::viking::
    Viking
    Viking
  • :dance:
    Dance
    Dance
  • ::fortuneteller::
    Fortuneteller
    Fortuneteller
  • ::telephone::
    Telephone
    Telephone
  • ::bowtie::
    Bow tie
    Bow tie
  • ::stampfeet::
    Stamp feet
    Stamp feet
  • ::cokesniff::
    Coke
    Coke
  • ::orly::
    Orly
    Orly
  • ::cavitysearch::
    Cavity search
    Cavity search
  • ::depressed::
    Depressed
    Depressed
  • ::runaround::
    Run around
    Run around
  • ::headexplode::
    Head explode
    Head explode
  • ::fury::
    Fury
    Fury
  • ::pullhairout::
    Pull out hair
    Pull out hair
  • ::cuckoo::
    Cuckoo
    Cuckoo
  • ::captain::
    Captain
    Captain
  • ::willynilly::
    Willy Nilly
    Willy Nilly
  • ::sheep::
    Sheep
    Sheep
  • ::hooray::
    Hooray
    Hooray
  • ::smoking::
    Smoking
    Smoking
  • ::bishop::
    Bishop
    Bishop
  • ::facepalm::
    Face palm
    Face palm
  • ::philosopher::
    Philosopher
    Philosopher
  • ::vomit::
    Vomit
    Vomit
  • ::darthvader::
    Darth Vader
    Darth Vader
  • ::read::
    Read
    Read
  • ::driving::
    Driving
    Driving
  • ::fencing::
    Fencing
    Fencing
  • ::soldier::
    Soldier
    Soldier
  • ::puppet::
    Puppet
    Puppet
  • ::rofl::
    ROFL
    ROFL
  • ::pirate::
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • ::tongue::
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :kissass::
    Kiss ass
    Kiss ass
  • ::noblesteed::
    Noble steed
    Noble steed
  • ::bicyclebully::
    Bully
    Bully
  • ::gang::
    Gang
    Gang
  • ::thumbsup::
    Thumbs up
    Thumbs up
  • ::cheersdrunk::
    Cheers drunk
    Cheers drunk
  • ::club::
    Club
    Club
  • ::coolrock::
    Cool rock
    Cool rock
  • ::point::
    Point
    Point
  • ::violin::
    Violin
    Violin
  • ::doh::
    Doh!
    Doh!
  • ::thumbsdown::
    Thumbs down
    Thumbs down
  • ::coffeesplutter::
    Splutter Coffee
    Splutter Coffee
  • ::kkk::
    KKK
    KKK
  • :alberteinstein:
    E=mc2
    E=mc2
  • ::commie::
    Communist
    Communist
  • ;;okay::
    I'm okay
    I'm okay
  • ::whip::
    Whip
    Whip
  • ::sherlock::
    Sherlock
    Sherlock
  • ::headbang::
    Head bang
    Head bang
  • ;;hippie::
    Hippie
    Hippie
  • ::bluebaron::
    Blue Baron
    Blue Baron
  • ::evicted::
    Evicted
    Evicted
  • ::clown::
    Jester
    Jester
  • ;:crutches::
    Crutches
    Crutches
  • ::comfort::
    Comfort
    Comfort
  • ::deadhorse::
    Dead horse
    Dead horse
  • ::secret::
    Secret
    Secret
  • ::einstein::
    Einstein
    Einstein
  • ::drwho::
    Dr Who
    Dr Who
  • ::shrug::
    Shrug
    Shrug
  • ::reactiongi::
    Reaction
    Reaction
  • ::lilgreenman::
    Lil Green Man
    Lil Green Man
  • ::angeldevil::
    Angel Devil
    Angel Devil
  • :deadhorse:
    Dead Horse
    Dead Horse
  • ::hitler::
    Hitler
    Hitler
  • ::notsharing::
    Not sharing
    Not sharing
  • ::botty::
    Botty
    Botty
  • ::grumpy::
    Grumpy
    Grumpy
  • ::toilet::
    Toilet
    Toilet
  • ::director::
    Director
    Director
  • ::vroom::
    Vroom
    Vroom
  • ::dancing guy::
    Dancing guy
    Dancing guy
  • ::brony::
    Brony
    Brony
  • ::drevil::
    Dr Evil
    Dr Evil
  • ::fear::
    Fear
    Fear
  • ::soccer::
    Soccer
    Soccer
  • ::dalek::
    Dalek
    Dalek
  • ::laughingdog::
    Laughing dog
    Laughing dog
  • ::flyingpig::
    Flying pig
    Flying pig
  • ::tycoon::
    Tycoon
    Tycoon
  • ::hookah::
    Hookah
    Hookah
  • ::nurse::
    Nurse
    Nurse
  • ::rockon::
    Rock on
    Rock on
  • ::gtfo::
    GTFO
    GTFO
  • ::swear::
    Swear
    Swear
  • ::boxingbiff::
    Boxing Biff
    Boxing Biff
  • ::hungry::
    Hungry
    Hungry
  • ::computerpunch::
    Computer punch
    Computer punch
  • ::party::
    Party
    Party
  • ::ufo::
    UFO
    UFO
  • ::dictator::
    Dictator
    Dictator
  • ::shock::
    Shock
    Shock
  • ::OBL::
    Osama
    Osama
  • ::kitty::
    Kitty
    Kitty
  • ::pokestick::
    Poke stick
    Poke stick
  • ::happyfidel::
    Happy Fidel
    Happy Fidel
  • ::prison::
    Prison
    Prison
  • ::worship::
    Worship
    Worship
  • ::shtf::
    SHTF
    SHTF
  • ::wabbits::
    Hunting Wabbits
    Hunting Wabbits
  • ::songwriting::
    Song writing
    Song writing
  • ::blink::
    Blink
    Blink
  • ::evilpenguin::
    Evil penguin
    Evil penguin
  • ::nazis::
    Nazis
    Nazis
  • ::thrasher::
    Thrasher
    Thrasher
  • ::dateflowers::
    Date
    Date
  • ::sad::
    Sad
    Sad
  • ::boom::
    Boom!
    Boom!
  • ::hush::
    Hush your mouth
    Hush your mouth
  • ::trenchcoatspy::
    Spy
    Spy
  • ::knight::
    Knight
    Knight
  • ::beammeup::
    Beam me up
    Beam me up
  • ::turd::
    Turd
    Turd
  • ::idea::
    Idea
    Idea
  • ::ninja::
    Ninja
    Ninja
  • ::bigguns::
    Big guns
    Big guns
  • ::face.palm::
    Face. Palm
    Face. Palm
  • ::titanic::
    Titanic
    Titanic
  • ::clap::
    Clap
    Clap
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool