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
  • :(
    Sad
    Sad
  • :D
    Big Smile
    Big Smile
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :o
    Surprised
    Surprised
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :eek:
    Scared
    Scared
  • :S
    Worried
    Worried
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :p
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes
    Roll Eyes
  • :blush:
    Blushing
    Blushing
  • :y:
    Thumb Up
    Thumb Up
  • :n:
    Thumb Down
    Thumb Down
  • :swear:
    Swear
    Swear
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