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
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :woot:
    Woot!
    Woot!
  • :!:
    Thumbs Up
    Thumbs Up
  • :!!:
    Big Thumbs Up
    Big Thumbs Up
  • :lol:
    LOL!
    LOL!
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :ohmy:
    Oh My
    Oh My
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :yeahright:
    Yeah, Right
    Yeah, Right
  • :QQ:
    Crying
    Crying
  • :oops:
    Oops!
    Oops!
  • :drool:
    Drool
    Drool
  • :whome:
    Who, me?
    Who, me?
  • :cheers:
    Cheers!
    Cheers!