'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!
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:cell: Cell Cell
:flypig: Flypig Flypig
:mad2: Mad2 Mad2
:laugh2: Laugh2 Laugh2
:001_rolleyes: Rolleyes Rolleyes
:typing: Typing Typing
:photo1: photo photo
:mod: Mod Mod
:emptybath: Emptybath Emptybath
:juggle: Juggle Juggle
:ohwell: Ohwell Ohwell
:suspicious: Suspicious Suspicious
:deadhorse1: deadhorse deadhorse
:preggers: Preggers Preggers
:boom: Boom Boom
:dance: Dance Dance
:heh: Heh Heh
:yell: Yell Yell
:phone: Phone Phone
:ballchain: Ballchain Ballchain
:car: Car Car
:flock: Flock Flock
:love: Love Love
:happy2: Happy2 Happy2
:twitch: Twitch Twitch
:warrior: Warrior Warrior
:second: Second Second
:embarassed: Embarassed Embarassed
:jaw: Jaw Jaw
:nono: Nono Nono
:spy: Spy Spy
:Thumbup3: Thumbup3 Thumbup3
:pray2: Pray2 Pray2
:bolt: Bolt Bolt
:Cry: Cry Cry
:hat: Hat Hat
:yawn: Yawn Yawn
:whistle2: Whistle2 Whistle2
:peep: Peep Peep
:baby: Baby Baby
:canada: Canada Canada
:flame: Flame Flame
:loco: Loco Loco
:evil2: Evil2 Evil2
:tsk: Tsk Tsk
:teamwork: Teamwork Teamwork
:wink: Wink Wink
:sad: Sad Sad
:ear: Ear Ear
:israel: Israel Israel
:noidea: Noidea Noidea
:spit: Spit Spit
:GimeFive: GimeFive GimeFive
:( Sad Sad
:pray: Pray Pray
:boink: Boink Boink
:crutch: Crutch Crutch
:hand: Hand Hand
:wof: Wof Wof
:tongue2: Tongue2 Tongue2
:) Smile Smile
:peace: Peace Peace
:attention: Attention Attention
:caked: Caked Caked
:fish2: Fish2 Fish2
:lock1: Lock1 Lock1
:eek2: Eek2 Eek2
:tongue1: Tongue1 Tongue1
:jeep: Jeep Jeep
:rofl: Rofl Rofl
:drum: Drum Drum
:hurt: Hurt Hurt
:nod: Nod Nod
:spider: Spider Spider
:welcome2: Welcome Welcome
:pout: Pout Pout
:blah: Blah Blah
:croc: Croc Croc
:hail: Hail Hail
:whoo: Whoo Whoo
:sleep2: Sleep2 Sleep2
:001_tongue: Tongue Tongue
:party: Party Party
:argue: Argue Argue
:bump2: Bump2 Bump2
:fish: Fish Fish
:llama: Llama Llama
:crazy2: Crazy2 Crazy2
:tinfoil3: Tinfoil3 Tinfoil3
:rally: Rally Rally
:rockon: Rockon Rockon
:drama: Drama Drama
:hungry: Hungry Hungry
:sorry: Sorry Sorry
:breakfast: Breakfast Breakfast
:laugh: Laugh Laugh
:pound: Pound Pound
:blabla: Blabla Blabla
:couch2: Couch2 Couch2
:grouphug: Grouphug Grouphug
:whip: Whip Whip
:sick2: Sick2 Sick2
:panda: Panda Panda
:angel: Angel Angel
:first: First First
:lie: Lie Lie
:cool2: Cool2 Cool2
:thumb: Thumb Thumb
:greatshot: Great Shot Great Shot
:rip: Rip Rip
:bump: Bump Bump
:doh: Doh Doh
:humble: Humble Humble
:smow: Smow Smow
:devil: Devil Devil
:popcorn: Popcorn Popcorn
:biggrin1: Biggrin1 Biggrin1
:closed_2: Closed 2 Closed 2
:gossip: Gossip Gossip
:welcome: Welcome Welcome
:shocked2: Shocked2 Shocked2
:washing: Washing Washing
:amen: Amen Amen
:fencing: Fencing Fencing
:lever: Lever Lever
:confused2: Confused2 Confused2
:third: Third Third
:drive: Drive Drive
:vangry: Angry Angry
:redface: Redface Redface
:brushteeth: Brushteeth Brushteeth
:dizzy: Dizzy Dizzy
:hug: Hug Hug
:smokin: Smokin Smokin
:Drunk: Drunk Drunk
:pop2: Pop2 Pop2
:behindsofa: Behindsofa Behindsofa
:nerd: Nerd Nerd
:clock: Clock Clock
:frusty: Frusty Frusty
:wave: Wave Wave
:scared2: Scared2 Scared2
:wacko: Wacko Wacko
:alien: Alien Alien
:fear: Fear Fear
:laser: Laser Laser
:bored2: Bored Bored
:tea: Tea Tea
:10: 10 out of 10 10 out of 10
:rapture: Rapture Rapture
:brick: Brick Brick
:director: Director Director
:horn: Horn Horn
:smile: Smile Smile
:Tequila: Tequila Tequila
:playball: Playball Playball
:becky: Becky Becky
:music: Music Music
:clap2: Clap2 Clap2
:frown: Frown Frown
:yuck: Yuck Yuck
:rolleyes2: Rolleyes2 Rolleyes2
:D Biggrin Biggrin
:violin: Violin Violin
:ncool: Cool Cool
:faint2: Faint2 Faint2
:lalala: Lalala Lalala
:wink1: Wink1 Wink1
:target: Target Target
:thumbsdown: Thumbs Down Thumbs Down
:rant: Rant Rant
:boxing: Boxing Boxing
:der: Der Der
:hippie: Hippie Hippie
:smash: Smash Smash
:rainy: Rain Rain
:plane: Plane Plane
:bathbaby: Bathbaby Bathbaby
:cheer2: Cheer2 Cheer2
:frog: Frog Frog
:yo: Yo Yo
:roll2: Roll2 Roll2
:blink: Blink Blink
:usa2: Usa2 Usa2
:vmellow: Mellow Mellow
:mullet: Mullet Mullet
:faint: Faint Faint
:kiss: Kiss Kiss
:mmph: Mmph Mmph
:tape2: Tape2 Tape2
:thumbsup: Thumbs Up Thumbs Up
:ranger: Ranger Ranger
:bowl: Bowl Bowl
:decision: Decision Decision
:high5: High5 High5
:sing: Sing Sing
:spin: spin spin
:pizza: Pizza Pizza
:banplease: Banplease Banplease
:censored: Censored Censored
:focus: Focus Focus
:madgrin: Madgrin Madgrin
:lol2: Lol2 Lol2
:usa: Usa Usa
:moony: Moony Moony
:eyebrows: Eyebrows Eyebrows
:kev: Kev Kev
:painkiller: Painkiller Painkiller
:tape: Tape Tape
:notworking: Not Working Not Working
:rain: Rain Rain
:bounce: Bounce Bounce
:deadhorse: Deadhorse Deadhorse
:help: Help Help
:yield: Yield Yield
:shock2: shock shock
:photo: Photo Photo
:ban: Ban Ban
:vcrying: Crying Crying
:ohmy: Ohmy Ohmy
:001_tt1: Tt1 Tt1
:vmad: Mad Mad
:p Razz Razz
:001_unsure: Unsure Unsure
:thumbup1: Thumbup1 Thumbup1
:drool: Drool Drool
:thumbup: Thumbup Thumbup
:blushing: Blushing Blushing
:thumbdown: Thumbdown Thumbdown
:blush: Blush Blush
:001_huh: Huh Huh
:vlol: Lol Lol
:confused1: Confused1 Confused1
:sleep: Sleep Sleep
:closedeyes: Closedeyes Closedeyes
:vbored: Bored Bored
:scared: Scared Scared
:cursing: Cursing Cursing
:w00t: W00t W00t
:tongue_smilie: Tongue Smilie Tongue Smilie
:huh: Huh Huh
:glare: Glare Glare
:sneaky2: Sneaky2 Sneaky2
Kai Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:angry: Angry Angry
:vwink: Wink Wink
:blushed: Blushed Blushed
:vsad: Sad Sad
:bored: Bored Bored
:unsure: Unsure Unsure
:crazy: Crazy Crazy
:tongue: Tongue Tongue
:crying: Crying Crying
:shocked: Shocked Shocked
:dry: Dry Dry
:proud: Proud Proud
:frustrating: Frustrating Frustrating
:mellow: Mellow Mellow
:vcool: Cool Cool
:vconfused: Confused Confused
:happy: Happy Happy
Generic Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
[-X Shame on you Shame on you
:!: Exclamation Exclamation
:-? Confused Confused
:-({|= Boo hoo! Boo hoo!
:---) Liar Liar
;-) Wink Wink
:shock: Shocked Shocked
:sick: Sick Sick
=P~ Drool Drool
:roll: Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes
:-o Surprised Surprised
=; Speak to the hand Speak to the hand
#-o d'oh! d'oh!
:twisted: Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
:-( Sad Sad
O:) Angel Angel
=D> Applause Applause
:evil: Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad
:-) Smile Smile
:whistle: Whistle Whistle
:ghey: Gay Gay
:cry: Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad
:-D Very Happy Very Happy
](*,) Brick wall Brick wall
:mrgreen: Mr. Green Mr. Green
:oops: Embarassed Embarassed
:confused: Confused Confused
:-k Think Think
:-| Neutral Neutral
:-p Razz Razz
:-# Silenced Silenced
[-( Not talking Not talking
:arrow: Arrow Arrow
:x Mad Mad
\\:D/ Dancing Dancing
:mad: Mad Mad
8-[ Anxious Anxious
:idea: Idea Idea
:lol: Laughing Laughing
:-s Eh? Eh?
[-o< Pray Pray
:?: Question Question
8-) Cool Cool
:-$ Shhh Shhh
:rolleyes: Roll Eyes (Sarcastic) Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
:cool: Cool Cool
:eek: Surprised Surprised

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