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