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