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