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
  • :grin:
    grin
    grin
  • :-)
    smile
    smile
  • :re:
    rooleyes
    rooleyes
  • :tap:
    tap
    tap
  • :wink
    wink
    wink
  • :co:
    co
    co
  • :pray:
    pray
    pray
  • :tu:
    thumbs
    thumbs
  • :td:
    td
    td
  • :wave:
    wave
    wave
  • :huh:
    wierd
    wierd
  • :hb:
    headbang
    headbang
  • :ach:
    ach
    ach
  • :bang:
    bang
    bang
  • :beer:
    beer
    beer
  • :bk:
    buttkick
    buttkick
  • :applause:
    applause
    applause
  • :dh:
    DH
    DH
  • :dig:
    dig
    dig
  • :duh:
    duh
    duh
  • :cf:
    confused
    confused
  • :ek:
    eek
    eek
  • :ban:
    ban
    ban
  • :lol:
    lol
    lol
  • :shocked:
    shocked
    shocked
  • :nta:
    nothing
    nothing
  • :nk:
    nut kick
    nut kick
  • :omg:
    omg
    omg
  • :ot:
    ot
    ot
  • :pop:
    popcorn
    popcorn
  • :bad:
    spank
    spank
  • :rage:
    pissed
    pissed
  • :shh:
    shh
    shh
  • :jd:
    jaw
    jaw
  • :groan:
    groan
    groan
  • :clap:
    clap
    clap
  • :fire:
    fire
    fire
  • :p
    :p
    :p
  • :cool:
    cool
    cool
  • :gang:
    gang
    gang
  • :buds:
    buds
    buds
  • :poke:
    poke
    poke
  • :tc:
    tc
    tc
  • :wl:
    worthless
    worthless
  • :laugh:
    laugh
    laugh