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'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!

Generic Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:oops: Embarassed Embarassed
:trampoli: Trampolin Trampolin
:guitar: Guitarist Guitarist
:-? Confused Confused
:kid: Kid Kid
:t2th: Talk 2 The Hand Talk 2 The Hand
:-D Very Happy Very Happy
:army: Army Army
:shh: Shush Shush
:) Smile Smile
:whisper: Whisper Whisper
:hug: Hug Hug
:confused: Confused Confused
:cow: Cow Cow
:banghead: Bang Head Bang Head
:blowup: Blow Up Blow Up
:007: 007 007
:miffed: Miffed Miffed
:p\'n\'l: Point And Laugh Point And Laugh
:arrow: Arrow Arrow
:nerd: Nerd Nerd
:skull: Skull Skull
:cry: Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad
:xmas: Xmas Xmas
:singer: Singer Singer
:???: Confused Confused
:metal: Metal Metal
:liar: Liar Liar
:grin: Very Happy Very Happy
:bandana: Bandana Bandana
:tongue3: Tongue 3 Tongue 3
:m&mthing: M & M Thing M & M Thing
:jester: Jester Jester
:dog: Dog Dog
:blah: Talk Rubbish Talk Rubbish
:time: Time Time
:autogun: Auto-Gun Auto-Gun
:safesofa: Hide Behind Sofa Hide Behind Sofa
:no: Waggle Finger Waggle Finger
:| Neutral Neutral
:devilfir: Devil+Fire Devil+Fire
:blues: Blues Blues
:evil: Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad
:breathfi: Breath Fire Breath Fire
:rockband: Rock Band Rock Band
8) Cool Cool
:badteeth: Bad Teeth Bad Teeth
:pray: Pray Pray
:-) Smile Smile
:behead: Behead Behead
:yourock: You Rock Sign You Rock Sign
:phone: Phone Phone
:lovers: Lovers Lovers
:mad: Mad Mad
:monkey: Monkey Monkey
:chat: Chat Chat
:digital: Digital Digital
:rof: Roll On Floor Roll On Floor
:verysad: Very sad Very sad
:bash: Bash Bash
:-| Neutral Neutral
:hmm: Hmm! Hmm!
:brushtee: Brush Teeth Brush Teeth
:twisted: Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
:yes: Yes Yes
:coffee: Coffee Coffee
8-) Cool Cool
:rifle: Rifle Rifle
:shifty: Shifty Shifty
:smile: Smile Smile
:computer: Computer Computer
:dance: Cheesy Disco Dance Cheesy Disco Dance
:rose: Rose Rose
:lurk: Lurk Lurk
:cat: Cat Cat
:closed: Closed Sign Closed Sign
:dj2: DJ 2 DJ 2
:bored: Bored Bored
:sleep: Sleep Sleep
:busy: Busy Busy
:neutral: Neutral Neutral
:error: Error Error
:2confuse: Confused People Confused People
:roll: Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes
:angelwin: Angel Wings Angel Wings
:cheers: Cheers Cheers
:lol: Laughing Laughing
:sniper: Sniper Sniper
:queasy: Queasy Queasy
:-( Sad Sad
:curtain: Curtain Curtain
:lovers2: Lovers 2 Lovers 2
:spam: Spam Spam
:offtopic: Off Topic Sign Off Topic Sign
:owl: Owl Owl
:dork: Dork Dork
:knifehea: Knife In Head Knife In Head
:cheese: Cheese Cheese
:eviltong: Evil Tongue Evil Tongue
:buzzsaw: Buzz Saw Buzz Saw
:faint: Faint Faint
:cool2: Cool (2) Cool (2)
:mrgreen: Mr. Green Mr. Green
:wink: Wink Wink
:frostyan: Frosty Angel Frosty Angel
:pint: Down A Pint Down A Pint
:x Mad Mad
:scholar: Scholar Scholar
:silenced: Silenced Silenced
:sad: Sad Sad
:deal: Deal Deal
:sob: Sob Sob
:axed: Axed Axed
:peek: Peek round corner Peek round corner
:p Razz Razz
:snail: Snail Snail
:drevil: Dr. Evil Dr. Evil
:yingyang: Ying-Yang Ying-Yang
:flush: Flushed Flushed
:bonk: Bonk Bonk
:homer: Homer Simpson Homer Simpson
:swords: Swords Swords
:rastafar: Rastafarian Rastafarian
:headphon: Headphones Headphones
;-) Wink Wink
:help2: Help 2 Help 2
:popcorn: Popcorn Popcorn
:-x Mad Mad
:smash: Smash Smash
:snooty: Snooty Snooty
:-o Surprised Surprised
:director: Director Director
:boohoo: Sad Violin Sad Violin
:flamethr: Flamethrower Flamethrower
:punch: Punch Punch
;) Wink Wink
:alien: Alien Alien
:girly: Girly Girly
:rip: R.I.P R.I.P
:pacman: Pac Man Pac Man
:afro: Afro Man Afro Man
:rocket: Rocket Launcher Rocket Launcher
:nurse: Nurse Nurse
:guns: Guns Guns
:fart: Fart Cloud Fart Cloud
:!: Exclamation Exclamation
:ko: K.O K.O
:birthday: Birthday Boy Birthday Boy
:-P Razz Razz
:goofey: Goofey Goofey
:whistle: Whistle Whistle
:shock: Shocked Shocked
:gun: Gun Gun
:clap: Clap Hands Clap Hands
:mssoldie: Metal Slug Soldier Metal Slug Soldier
:raisedey: Raised Eyebrow Raised Eyebrow
:D Very Happy Very Happy
:dollar: Dollar Dollar
:headscra: Scratch Head Scratch Head
:snowboar: Snowboard Snowboard
:poke: Poke Poke
:angel: Angel Angel
:band: Band Band
:yawn: Yawn Yawn
:crushed: Crushed Crushed
:mosh: Mosh Mosh
:?: Question Question
:work: Work Work
:bunny: Bunny Bunny
:razz: Razz Razz
:thug: Thug Thug
:drummer: Drummer Drummer
:? Confused Confused
:juggle: Juggle Juggle
:doh: Doh!! Doh!!
:msgoodgu: Metal Slug Good Guy Metal Slug Good Guy
:scratchc: Scratch Chin Scratch Chin
:o Surprised Surprised
:stop: Stop Stop
:help: Help Sign Help Sign
:( Sad Sad
:chicken: Chicken Chicken
:argue: Argue Argue
:strain: Strain Strain
:drunk: Drunk Drunk
:hearteye: Heart Eyes Heart Eyes
:beer: Bottle Of Beer Bottle Of Beer
:idea: Idea Idea
:lolsign: LOL Sign LOL Sign
:pumpkin: Pumpkin Pumpkin
:rolleyes: Roll Eyes (Sarcastic) Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
:cool: Cool Cool
:eek: Surprised Surprised

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