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
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • Active Smilies
  • :numbness:
    Numbness
    Numbness
  • :subdued:
    Subdued
    Subdued
  • :acne:
    Acne
    Acne
  • :congratulatory:
    Congratulatory
    Congratulatory
  • :glee:
    Glee
    Glee
  • :smiley_simmons:
    Smiley Simmons
    Smiley Simmons
  • :watermelon:
    Watermelon
    Watermelon
  • :bull_head:
    Bull Head
    Bull Head
  • :emmersed:
    Emmersed
    Emmersed
  • :loyal:
    Loyal
    Loyal
  • :positive:
    Positive
    Positive
  • :topsy_turvy:
    Topsy Turvy
    Topsy Turvy
  • :apple:
    Apple
    Apple
  • :disillusionment:
    Disillusionment
    Disillusionment
  • :hurt:
    Hurt
    Hurt
  • :nonchalance:
    Nonchalance
    Nonchalance
  • :stupid:
    Stupid
    Stupid
  • :abnormal:
    Abnormal
    Abnormal
  • :confusion:
    Confusion
    Confusion
  • :ghost:
    Ghost
    Ghost
  • :sleeping:
    Sleeping
    Sleeping
  • :victorious:
    Victorious
    Victorious
  • :boxing:
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :eagerness:
    Eagerness
    Eagerness
  • :love_heart:
    Love Heart
    Love Heart
  • :playful:
    Playful
    Playful
  • :tiger:
    Tiger
    Tiger
  • :applause:
    Applause
    Applause
  • :disgust:
    Disgust
    Disgust
  • :hororr:
    Hororr
    Hororr
  • :stung:
    Stung
    Stung
  • :05.18-flustered:
    05.18 Flustered
    05.18 Flustered
  • :concern:
    Concern
    Concern
  • :GB_bonesrock:
    GB Bonesrock
    GB Bonesrock
  • :nightmare:
    Nightmare
    Nightmare
  • :single_eye:
    Single Eye
    Single Eye
  • :very_drunk:
    Very Drunk
    Very Drunk
  • :blue:
    Blue
    Blue
  • :drunk:
    Drunk
    Drunk
  • :love-struck:
    Love Struck
    Love Struck
  • :pirate:
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • :tickled_pink:
    Tickled Pink
    Tickled Pink
  • :apologetic:
    Apologetic
    Apologetic
  • :devilish:
    Devilish
    Devilish
  • :hopelessness:
    Hopelessness
    Hopelessness
  • :strawberry:
    Strawberry
    Strawberry
  • :02.47-tranquillity:
    02.47 Tranquillity
    02.47 Tranquillity
  • :cold:
    Cold
    Cold
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog
  • :nevreness:
    Nevreness
    Nevreness
  • :shame:
    Shame
    Shame
  • :upset:
    Upset
    Upset
  • :black_eyed:
    Black Eyed
    Black Eyed
  • :dread:
    Dread
    Dread
  • :livid:
    Livid
    Livid
  • :pig:
    Pig
    Pig
  • :tennis:
    Tennis
    Tennis
  • :apathy:
    Apathy
    Apathy
  • :dejection:
    Dejection
    Dejection
  • :highly_amused:
    Highly Amused
    Highly Amused
  • :star:
    Star
    Star
  • :cocksure:
    Cocksure
    Cocksure
  • :friendly_wink:
    Friendly Wink
    Friendly Wink
  • :neglected:
    Neglected
    Neglected
  • :sentimental:
    Sentimental
    Sentimental
  • :untroubled:
    Untroubled
    Untroubled
  • :bi_polo:
    Bi Polo
    Bi Polo
  • :dog:
    Dog
    Dog
  • :listening_headphone
    Listening Headphones
    Listening Headphones
  • :peach:
    Peach
    Peach
  • :tears_of_joy:
    Tears Of Joy
    Tears Of Joy
  • :anonymous:
    Anonymous
    Anonymous
  • :cupcake:
    Cupcake
    Cupcake
  • :heart-borken:
    Heart Borken
    Heart Borken
  • :sour:
    Sour
    Sour
  • :chuncky:
    Chuncky
    Chuncky
  • :fox:
    Fox
    Fox
  • :mushroom:
    Mushroom
    Mushroom
  • :semi-twins:
    Semi Twins
    Semi Twins
  • :unconscious:
    Unconscious
    Unconscious
  • :beguiled:
    Beguiled
    Beguiled
  • :disturbed:
    Disturbed
    Disturbed
  • :lemo:
    Lemo
    Lemo
  • :peaceful:
    Peaceful
    Peaceful
  • :teapot:
    Teapot
    Teapot
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :culpability:
    Culpability
    Culpability
  • :grumpy:
    Grumpy
    Grumpy
  • :sorrow:
    Sorrow
    Sorrow
  • :cheerful:
    Cheerful
    Cheerful
  • :fatigue:
    Fatigue
    Fatigue
  • :moon:
    Moon
    Moon
  • :saturn:
    Saturn
    Saturn
  • :uncomfortableness:
    Uncomfortableness
    Uncomfortableness
  • :bee:
    Bee
    Bee
  • :distrust:
    Distrust
    Distrust
  • :kiwi-fruit:
    Kiwi Fruit
    Kiwi Fruit
  • :panda:
    Panda
    Panda
  • :tan:
    Tan
    Tan
  • :ambivalence:
    Ambivalence
    Ambivalence
  • :crushed:
    Crushed
    Crushed
  • :grief:
    Grief
    Grief
  • :soap:
    Soap
    Soap
  • :chargrined:
    Chargrined
    Chargrined
  • :fat:
    Fat
    Fat
  • :moody:
    Moody
    Moody
  • :satellite:
    Satellite
    Satellite
  • :tyrannosaurus:
    Tyrannosaurus
    Tyrannosaurus
  • :beaten:
    Beaten
    Beaten
  • :distress:
    Distress
    Distress
  • :joyous:
    Joyous
    Joyous
  • :orange:
    Orange
    Orange
  • :suspicion:
    Suspicion
    Suspicion
  • :afro:
    Afro
    Afro
  • :cower:
    Cower
    Cower
  • :grey:
    Grey
    Grey
  • :snowman:
    Snowman
    Snowman
  • :worked_till_5am:
    Worked Till 5am
    Worked Till 5am
  • :cat:
    Cat
    Cat
  • :excitement:
    Excitement
    Excitement
  • :monkey:
    Monkey
    Monkey
  • :rugby:
    Rugby
    Rugby
  • :triumphant:
    Triumphant
    Triumphant
  • :barbershop_quartet_
    Barbershop Quartet Member
    Barbershop Quartet Member
  • :distracted:
    Distracted
    Distracted
  • :jaded:
    Jaded
    Jaded
  • :onthego:
    Onthego
    Onthego
  • :surprise:
    Surprise
    Surprise
  • :adoration:
    Adoration
    Adoration
  • :courage:
    Courage
    Courage
  • :greedy_dollars:
    Greedy Dollars
    Greedy Dollars
  • :sneakiness:
    Sneakiness
    Sneakiness
  • :witless:
    Witless
    Witless
  • :calm:
    Calm
    Calm
  • :encouragement:
    Encouragement
    Encouragement
  • :miserable:
    Miserable
    Miserable
  • :rapture:
    Rapture
    Rapture
  • :tranquillity:
    Tranquillity
    Tranquillity
  • :apthy:
    Apthy
    Apthy
  • :distant:
    Distant
    Distant
  • :indecisiveness:
    Indecisiveness
    Indecisiveness
  • :offended:
    Offended
    Offended
  • :sulkiness:
    Sulkiness
    Sulkiness
  • :adjoint:
    Adjoint
    Adjoint
  • :couple_inlove:
    Couple Inlove
    Couple Inlove
  • :gorilla:
    Gorilla
    Gorilla
  • :smug:
    Smug
    Smug
  • :welcoming:
    Welcoming
    Welcoming
  • :butterfly:
    Butterfly
    Butterfly
  • :emptiness:
    Emptiness
    Emptiness
  • :mask:
    Mask
    Mask
  • :pride:
    Pride
    Pride
  • :torn:
    Torn
    Torn
  • :applouse:
    Applouse
    Applouse
  • :dispirited:
    Dispirited
    Dispirited
  • :hypnotysed:
    Hypnotysed
    Hypnotysed