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
  • Video Game Smilies
  • :DC:
    Dreamcast
    Dreamcast
  • :DIX
    Dixie Kong
    Dixie Kong
  • :GEN:
    Genesis
    Genesis
  • :DK
    DK
    DK
  • :SNES:
    SNES
    SNES
  • :SM
    Super Mario
    Super Mario
  • :HO
    Masterchief
    Masterchief
  • :AT
    Atari2600
    Atari2600
  • :Z
    Zelda
    Zelda
  • :T:
    Tdance
    Tdance
  • :N64:
    N64
    N64
  • :MM
    MegaMan
    MegaMan
  • :XBOX:
    Xbox
    Xbox
  • :JS
    Joystick
    Joystick
  • :MMS:
    Mega Man Shot
    Mega Man Shot
  • :FX
    Fox
    Fox
  • :VBA:
    Virtual Boy
    Virtual Boy
  • :POKE:
    Pokeball
    Pokeball
  • :YI
    Yoshi
    Yoshi
  • :SFK
    Surfing Funky
    Surfing Funky
  • :CHOC
    Chocobo
    Chocobo
  • :LD
    Laughing Dog
    Laughing Dog
  • :X:
    X-Wing
    X-Wing
  • :DRM:
    Dr. Mario
    Dr. Mario
  • :KK
    KK Slider
    KK Slider
  • :PSX:
    PSX
    PSX
  • :ROB
    ROB
    ROB
  • :mspac:
    MsPac
    MsPac
  • :LK
    Link
    Link
  • :WA
    Wario
    Wario
  • :OLI
    Olimar
    Olimar
  • :SAM:
    Samus
    Samus
  • :SMURF:
    Smurf
    Smurf
  • :TF
    Triforce
    Triforce
  • :GB
    Gameboy
    Gameboy
  • :AST:
    Astroboy
    Astroboy
  • :GMB
    Goomba
    Goomba
  • :SONRUN:
    Sonic Running
    Sonic Running
  • :RY
    Riding Yoshi
    Riding Yoshi
  • :NES
    NES
    NES
  • :E:
    edance
    edance
  • :STM
    Starman
    Starman
  • :PS2:
    PS2
    PS2
  • :PAC
    Pac
    Pac
  • :ZOM:
    Zombie
    Zombie
  • :DKC
    DKC
    DKC
  • :CB
    Crash
    Crash
  • :SC
    Sonic
    Sonic
  • :DKB
    Donkey Kong Beating Chest
    Donkey Kong Beating Chest
  • :BOO
    Boo
    Boo
  • :Wii:
    Wii
    Wii
  • :PH
    Harry Jump
    Harry Jump
  • :PP
    PrincessPeach
    PrincessPeach
  • :MO
    Mario
    Mario
  • Animated Smilies
  • :ROLL:
    Roll
    Roll
  • :YAHOO:
    Yahoo
    Yahoo
  • :DANCER:
    Dancer
    Dancer
  • :HOURS:
    Hourglass
    Hourglass
  • :MOCK:
    Mocking
    Mocking
  • :CRY:
    Crying
    Crying
  • :RUN:
    RUN
    RUN
  • :JUMP:
    Jump
    Jump
  • :DRL
    drool
    drool
  • :WN
    willynilly
    willynilly
  • :L
    Lush
    Lush
  • :NEWB:
    Newbie
    Newbie
  • :C2:
    Crazy2
    Crazy2
  • :GAMER:
    Gamer
    Gamer
  • :CPCH:
    Computer Punch
    Computer Punch
  • :QUOTES:
    Quotes
    Quotes
  • :GUNNER:
    Gunner
    Gunner
  • :HIDE:
    Hide
    Hide
  • :WINK:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :J
    JawDrop
    JawDrop
  • :CHR
    Cheers
    Cheers
  • :TT
    toetap
    toetap
  • :SWORDS:
    Swordfight
    Swordfight
  • :HOW:
    How Much
    How Much
  • :CHEER:
    Cheer
    Cheer
  • :DLOOK:
    Don't Look
    Don't Look
  • :PARTY:
    Itza Party
    Itza Party
  • :DEDHORS:
    Dead Horse
    Dead Horse
  • :CLP
    Clapper
    Clapper
  • :@@
    RollEyes
    RollEyes
  • :LALA:
    LALALA
    LALALA
  • :NV
    Nervous
    Nervous
  • :ROFL:
    ROFL
    ROFL
  • :PT:
    Pointer
    Pointer
  • :CRIB:
    Crib
    Crib
  • :HIDING:
    Hiding
    Hiding
  • :JDANCER:
    Jive Dance
    Jive Dance
  • :CRZY:
    Crazy Laugh
    Crazy Laugh
  • :BABY:
    Rocking Baby
    Rocking Baby
  • :JUG:
    Juggle
    Juggle
  • :C:
    Clap
    Clap
  • :BEER:
    Beer
    Beer
  • :CLG
    CoolGleam
    CoolGleam
  • :BD:
    Bday
    Bday
  • :BW:
    Brickwall
    Brickwall
  • :PTE:
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • :THUMBSDOWN:
    Thumb Down
    Thumb Down
  • :PRAY:
    Praying
    Praying
  • :THEWAVE:
    The Wave
    The Wave
  • :FAN:
    Fan
    Fan
  • :COLD:
    Cold
    Cold
  • :PLANE:
    Plane
    Plane
  • :GIRLY:
    Girly
    Girly
  • :WHISTLE:
    Whistle
    Whistle
  • :HB
    Horseback
    Horseback
  • :PK
    PUNK
    PUNK
  • :ROFL
    ROFL
    ROFL
  • :POK
    Poke
    Poke
  • :SURF:
    Surf
    Surf
  • :BOREDOM:
    Boredom
    Boredom
  • :DNC:
    Dance
    Dance
  • :SEESTARS:
    See Stars
    See Stars
  • :NC:
    Numchucks
    Numchucks
  • :PO
    Hammer
    Hammer
  • :WO
    Wacko
    Wacko
  • :GNR
    gnorsi
    gnorsi
  • :SMK
    Smoker
    Smoker
  • :Blah:
    Blah
    Blah
  • :ROBOT:
    Robot
    Robot
  • :WLIFT:
    Weight Lift
    Weight Lift
  • :HOT:
    HOT
    HOT
  • :CRAZY:
    Crazy
    Crazy
  • :CHILL:
    Chill Pill
    Chill Pill
  • :INSANE:
    Insane
    Insane
  • :MD
    Mad
    Mad
  • :TZ
    TAZ
    TAZ
  • :POP:
    Deflate
    Deflate
  • :PCE:
    Peace
    Peace
  • :CGG:
    Clean Glasses Girl
    Clean Glasses Girl
  • :WAGON:
    Welcome Wagon
    Welcome Wagon
  • :BONK:
    Bonk
    Bonk
  • :NOSE:
    Nose Picker
    Nose Picker
  • :KMA:
    Butt Kiss
    Butt Kiss
  • :WOOT:
    Woot
    Woot
  • :TYPE:
    Type
    Type
  • :MSC
    Muscle
    Muscle
  • :|^
    Surrender
    Surrender
  • :WSHP
    Worship
    Worship
  • :BLEH:
    Bleh
    Bleh
  • :LS
    Sabers
    Sabers
  • :/)
    Boat
    Boat
  • Static Smilies
  • :GIFT:
    Gift
    Gift
  • :DG:
    dog
    dog
  • :ALU
    Alucard
    Alucard
  • :MCL
    michel
    michel
  • :HL:
    Hang
    Hang
  • :0o
    Whistling
    Whistling
  • :WZ
    Sorcerer
    Sorcerer
  • :Y:
    Yes
    Yes
  • :MART:
    Martini
    Martini
  • :BLUES:
    Blues Brother
    Blues Brother
  • :FLIPOFF:
    The Bird
    The Bird
  • :TMNT:
    Donatello
    Donatello
  • :BLN
    Baloon
    Baloon
  • :MUG:
    Beer Mug
    Beer Mug
  • :AL
    Alien
    Alien
  • :CLN
    Clown
    Clown
  • :TUP:
    Thumbs Up
    Thumbs Up
  • :BX
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :GREEDO:
    Greedo
    Greedo
  • :SN
    Santa
    Santa
  • :JST
    Jester
    Jester
  • :JAVA:
    Java
    Java
  • :DD
    Dude
    Dude
  • :MYST:
    Mysterty Solved
    Mysterty Solved
  • :DM:
    Darth Smiley
    Darth Smiley
  • :MRT:
    Mr. T
    Mr. T
  • :O:
    Detective
    Detective
  • :B
    Butt
    Butt
  • :NRD
    Nerd
    Nerd
  • :TRL
    Troll
    Troll
  • :BE
    BigEar
    BigEar
  • :TDOWN:
    Thumbs Down
    Thumbs Down
  • :D2
    Devil2
    Devil2
  • :OO:
    EEK
    EEK
  • :NJ:
    Ninja
    Ninja
  • :BM:
    Batman
    Batman
  • :D:
    Death
    Death
  • Sign Smilies
  • :LOL:
    LOL
    LOL
  • :RO
    RockOn
    RockOn
  • :THANKYOU:
    Thank You
    Thank You
  • :PMS:
    PMS
    PMS
  • :IWS
    With Stupid
    With Stupid
  • :OMG:
    OMG
    OMG
  • :TMI:
    TMI
    TMI
  • :WELCOME:
    Welcome
    Welcome
  • :NOTWORKING:
    Not Working
    Not Working
  • :HA:
    mwaha
    mwaha
  • :DITTO:
    Ditto
    Ditto
  • :GOODPOST:
    Good Post
    Good Post
  • :GOTRIPPED:
    Ripped
    Ripped
  • :WLESS:
    Worthless
    Worthless
  • :PUN:
    Pun Alert
    Pun Alert
  • :THANKS:
    Thanks
    Thanks
  • :FAKE:
    Fake
    Fake
  • :JK:
    Just Kidding
    Just Kidding
  • :...
    Dots
    Dots
  • Generic Smilies
  • :AK
    Ack
    Ack
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!

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