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
  • Blue Smileys
  • :excited:
    Excited
    Excited
  • :starstruck:
    Starstruck
    Starstruck
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :shocked:
    Shocked
    Shocked
  • :mad2:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :LOL:
    LOL
    LOL
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :disappointed:
    Disappointed
    Disappointed
  • :sorry:
    Sorry
    Sorry
  • :big smile:
    Big Smile
    Big Smile
  • :omg:
    Omg
    Omg
  • :cool2:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :in love:
    In Love
    In Love
  • :tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :cry:
    Cry
    Cry
  • :smile:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :angry:
    Angry
    Angry
  • :nerd:
    Nerd
    Nerd
  • :yelling:
    Yelling
    Yelling
  • Generic Smilies
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!