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
  • :sorrow:
    Sorrow
    Sorrow
  • :ambivalence:
    Ambivalence
    Ambivalence
  • :crushed:
    Crushed
    Crushed
  • :grief:
    Grief
    Grief
  • :panda:
    Panda
    Panda
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :uncomfortableness:
    Uncomfortableness
    Uncomfortableness
  • :chargrined:
    Chargrined
    Chargrined
  • :fat:
    Fat
    Fat
  • :moody:
    Moody
    Moody
  • :tan:
    Tan
    Tan
  • :beaten:
    Beaten
    Beaten
  • :distress:
    Distress
    Distress
  • :joyous:
    Joyous
    Joyous
  • :satellite:
    Satellite
    Satellite
  • :soap:
    Soap
    Soap
  • :afro:
    Afro
    Afro
  • :cower:
    Cower
    Cower
  • :grey:
    Grey
    Grey
  • :orange:
    Orange
    Orange
  • :tyrannosaurus:
    Tyrannosaurus
    Tyrannosaurus
  • :cat:
    Cat
    Cat
  • :excitement:
    Excitement
    Excitement
  • :monkey:
    Monkey
    Monkey
  • :suspicion:
    Suspicion
    Suspicion
  • :barbershop_quartet_
    Barbershop Quartet Member
    Barbershop Quartet Member
  • :distracted:
    Distracted
    Distracted
  • :jaded:
    Jaded
    Jaded
  • :rugby:
    Rugby
    Rugby
  • :snowman:
    Snowman
    Snowman
  • :adoration:
    Adoration
    Adoration
  • :worked_till_5am:
    Worked Till 5am
    Worked Till 5am
  • :courage:
    Courage
    Courage
  • :greedy_dollars:
    Greedy Dollars
    Greedy Dollars
  • :onthego:
    Onthego
    Onthego
  • :triumphant:
    Triumphant
    Triumphant
  • :calm:
    Calm
    Calm
  • :encouragement:
    Encouragement
    Encouragement
  • :miserable:
    Miserable
    Miserable
  • :surprise:
    Surprise
    Surprise
  • :apthy:
    Apthy
    Apthy
  • :distant:
    Distant
    Distant
  • :indecisiveness:
    Indecisiveness
    Indecisiveness
  • :rapture:
    Rapture
    Rapture
  • :sneakiness:
    Sneakiness
    Sneakiness
  • :adjoint:
    Adjoint
    Adjoint
  • :witless:
    Witless
    Witless
  • :couple_inlove:
    Couple Inlove
    Couple Inlove
  • :gorilla:
    Gorilla
    Gorilla
  • :offended:
    Offended
    Offended
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :tranquillity:
    Tranquillity
    Tranquillity
  • :butterfly:
    Butterfly
    Butterfly
  • :emptiness:
    Emptiness
    Emptiness
  • :mask:
    Mask
    Mask
  • :sulkiness:
    Sulkiness
    Sulkiness
  • :applouse:
    Applouse
    Applouse
  • :dispirited:
    Dispirited
    Dispirited
  • :hypnotysed:
    Hypnotysed
    Hypnotysed
  • :pride:
    Pride
    Pride
  • :smug:
    Smug
    Smug
  • :acne:
    Acne
    Acne
  • :welcoming:
    Welcoming
    Welcoming
  • :congratulatory:
    Congratulatory
    Congratulatory
  • :glee:
    Glee
    Glee
  • :numbness:
    Numbness
    Numbness
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :torn:
    Torn
    Torn
  • :bull_head:
    Bull Head
    Bull Head
  • :emmersed:
    Emmersed
    Emmersed
  • :loyal:
    Loyal
    Loyal
  • :subdued:
    Subdued
    Subdued
  • :apple:
    Apple
    Apple
  • :disillusionment:
    Disillusionment
    Disillusionment
  • :hurt:
    Hurt
    Hurt
  • :positive:
    Positive
    Positive
  • :smiley_simmons:
    Smiley Simmons
    Smiley Simmons
  • :abnormal:
    Abnormal
    Abnormal
  • :watermelon:
    Watermelon
    Watermelon
  • :confusion:
    Confusion
    Confusion
  • :ghost:
    Ghost
    Ghost
  • :nonchalance:
    Nonchalance
    Nonchalance
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :topsy_turvy:
    Topsy Turvy
    Topsy Turvy
  • :boxing:
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :eagerness:
    Eagerness
    Eagerness
  • :love_heart:
    Love Heart
    Love Heart
  • :stupid:
    Stupid
    Stupid
  • :applause:
    Applause
    Applause
  • :disgust:
    Disgust
    Disgust
  • :hororr:
    Hororr
    Hororr
  • :playful:
    Playful
    Playful
  • :sleeping:
    Sleeping
    Sleeping
  • :05.18-flustered:
    05.18 Flustered
    05.18 Flustered
  • :victorious:
    Victorious
    Victorious
  • :concern:
    Concern
    Concern
  • :GB_bonesrock:
    GB Bonesrock
    GB Bonesrock
  • :nightmare:
    Nightmare
    Nightmare
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :tiger:
    Tiger
    Tiger
  • :blue:
    Blue
    Blue
  • :drunk:
    Drunk
    Drunk
  • :love-struck:
    Love Struck
    Love Struck
  • :stung:
    Stung
    Stung
  • :apologetic:
    Apologetic
    Apologetic
  • :devilish:
    Devilish
    Devilish
  • :hopelessness:
    Hopelessness
    Hopelessness
  • :pirate:
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • :single_eye:
    Single Eye
    Single Eye
  • :02.47-tranquillity:
    02.47 Tranquillity
    02.47 Tranquillity
  • :very_drunk:
    Very Drunk
    Very Drunk
  • :cold:
    Cold
    Cold
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog
  • :nevreness:
    Nevreness
    Nevreness
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :tickled_pink:
    Tickled Pink
    Tickled Pink
  • :black_eyed:
    Black Eyed
    Black Eyed
  • :dread:
    Dread
    Dread
  • :livid:
    Livid
    Livid
  • :strawberry:
    Strawberry
    Strawberry
  • :apathy:
    Apathy
    Apathy
  • :dejection:
    Dejection
    Dejection
  • :highly_amused:
    Highly Amused
    Highly Amused
  • :pig:
    Pig
    Pig
  • :shame:
    Shame
    Shame
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :upset:
    Upset
    Upset
  • :cocksure:
    Cocksure
    Cocksure
  • :friendly_wink:
    Friendly Wink
    Friendly Wink
  • :neglected:
    Neglected
    Neglected
  • :tennis:
    Tennis
    Tennis
  • :bi_polo:
    Bi Polo
    Bi Polo
  • :dog:
    Dog
    Dog
  • :listening_headphone
    Listening Headphones
    Listening Headphones
  • :star:
    Star
    Star
  • :anonymous:
    Anonymous
    Anonymous
  • :cupcake:
    Cupcake
    Cupcake
  • :heart-borken:
    Heart Borken
    Heart Borken
  • :peach:
    Peach
    Peach
  • :sentimental:
    Sentimental
    Sentimental
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :untroubled:
    Untroubled
    Untroubled
  • :chuncky:
    Chuncky
    Chuncky
  • :fox:
    Fox
    Fox
  • :mushroom:
    Mushroom
    Mushroom
  • :tears_of_joy:
    Tears Of Joy
    Tears Of Joy
  • :beguiled:
    Beguiled
    Beguiled
  • :disturbed:
    Disturbed
    Disturbed
  • :lemo:
    Lemo
    Lemo
  • :sour:
    Sour
    Sour
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :culpability:
    Culpability
    Culpability
  • :grumpy:
    Grumpy
    Grumpy
  • :peaceful:
    Peaceful
    Peaceful
  • :unconscious:
    Unconscious
    Unconscious
  • :cheerful:
    Cheerful
    Cheerful
  • :fatigue:
    Fatigue
    Fatigue
  • :moon:
    Moon
    Moon
  • :semi-twins:
    Semi Twins
    Semi Twins
  • :teapot:
    Teapot
    Teapot
  • :bee:
    Bee
    Bee
  • :distrust:
    Distrust
    Distrust
  • :kiwi-fruit:
    Kiwi Fruit
    Kiwi Fruit
  • :saturn:
    Saturn
    Saturn
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!