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
  • Emoji Smilies
  • :-)
    Smile1
    Smile1
  • ;-D
    Smile
    Smile
  • :-D
    Cry Laugh
    Cry Laugh
  • ;-\
    Sigh
    Sigh
  • ;-P
    Wink1
    Wink1
  • ;-)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :P
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :-P
    Tongue Smile
    Tongue Smile
  • :o
    Yawn
    Yawn
  • :|
    Confused
    Confused
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • xoxo
    Blow Kiss
    Blow Kiss
  • :blush:
    Blush
    Blush
  • :-/
    Confused1
    Confused1
  • B-)
    Cool Dude
    Cool Dude
  • :-0
    Grit Teeth
    Grit Teeth
  • x-(
    Dead Shock
    Dead Shock
  • ;-(
    Crying
    Crying
  • :angry:
    Angry
    Angry
  • :-O
    Shock
    Shock
  • $-)
    Smitten
    Smitten
  • :thumbsdown:
    Thumbs Down
    Thumbs Down
  • :thumbsup:
    Thumbs Up
    Thumbs Up
  • :spoton:
    Spot On
    Spot On
  • :strongarm:
    Strong Arm
    Strong Arm
  • :fistpump:
    Fist Pump
    Fist Pump
  • :shit:
    Shit
    Shit
  • :ghost:
    Ghost
    Ghost
  • :alien:
    Alien
    Alien
  • xxxx
    Kiss
    Kiss
  • :pill:
    Pill
    Pill
  • zzz
    Zzz
    Zzz
  • :monkey:
    Monkey
    Monkey
  • <3
    Love Heart
    Love Heart
  • Broken Heart
    Broken Heart
  • :look:
    Look
    Look