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
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :cheers:
    beer
    beer
  • :coffee:
    coffee
    coffee
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :ohno:
    ohno
    ohno
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :nuts:
    nuts
    nuts
  • :cheers2:
    cheers2
    cheers2
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • ^^
    previous
    previous
  • :cheers1:
    cheers
    cheers
  • :lol:
    lol
    lol
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :bash:
    bash
    bash
  • :applause:
    applause
    applause
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :rofl:
    rofl
    rofl
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :banana:
    banana
    banana
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!