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