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
  • :cry:
    Cry
    Cry
  • :mrgreen:
    Mr Green
    Mr Green
  • :uhoh:
    Uh Oh
    Uh Oh
  • :p
    Sticky Out Tongue
    Sticky Out Tongue
  • 8)
    Cool
    Cool
  • :proud:
    Proud
    Proud
  • :o
    Ooh
    Ooh
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :roll:
    Roll Eyes
    Roll Eyes
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :oops:
    Red Face
    Red Face
  • :-|
    Neutral
    Neutral
  • :talker:
    Talkative
    Talkative
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :?
    Confused
    Confused
  • :lame:
    Lame
    Lame
  • :(
    Sad
    Sad
  • :evil:
    Evil
    Evil
  • :angry:
    Angry
    Angry
  • :lol:
    LOL
    LOL
  • :rofl:
    ROFL
    ROFL
  • :D
    Grin
    Grin
  • :eek:
    Eek
    Eek
  • :kiss:
    Kiss
    Kiss
  • Miscellaneous Smilies
  • :idea:
    Idea
    Idea
  • :?:
    Question
    Question
  • :arrow:
    Arrow
    Arrow
  • :!:
    Exclamation
    Exclamation