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