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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
  • :frown:
    Frown
    Frown
  • :)
    :Smile:
    :Smile:
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :D
    Very Happy
    Very Happy
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :tongue:
    Stick out tongue
    Stick out tongue
  • :oops:
    Embarassed
    Embarassed
  • :thumbup:
    thumbup
    thumbup
  • :shock:
    Shocked
    Shocked
  • :quarterfraction:
    quarterfraction.jpg
    quarterfraction.jpg
  • :halffraction:
    halffraction.jpg
    halffraction.jpg
  • :2quarterfraction:
    3quarterfraction.jpg
    3quarterfraction.jpg
  • :degree:
    degree.jpg
    degree.jpg
  • New Smilies
  • CanFlag2
    Canadian Flag
    Canadian Flag
  • CanFlag
    Canflag
    Canflag
  • Imported Smilies
  • :my5cents:
    5cents.gif
    5cents.gif
  • :2cents:
    My 2 Cents
    My 2 Cents
  • :ROFL:
    ROFL
    ROFL
  • :banghead:
    banghead
    banghead
  • :yousuck:
    usuck
    usuck
  • :welldone:
    welldone
    welldone
  • :banana:
    banana
    banana
  • :hitfish:
    fishhit
    fishhit
  • :censor:
    censored
    censored
  • :soapbox:
    sopbox
    sopbox
  • :postoftheday:
    post of the day
    post of the day
  • :smilealot:
    smile
    smile