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
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :crazy:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :blah:
    Blah
    Blah
  • :laugh:
    Big Laugh
    Big Laugh
  • :coffee:
    Coffee
    Coffee
  • :hide:
    Hide
    Hide
  • :beer:
    Beer
    Beer
  • :thumbsup:
    Thumbs Up
    Thumbs Up
  • :banghead:
    Bang Head
    Bang Head
  • :ka:
    Kool-Aid
    Kool-Aid
  • :wine:
    wine
    wine
  • :whiskey:
    whiskey
    whiskey
  • :bb:
    Beavis and Butthead.
    Beavis and Butthead.