'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!

Generic Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:brownie: brownie brownie
:bat: bat bat
:cookie: Cookie Cookie
;) Wink Wink
:2cents: 2cents 2cents
:lightbulb: lightbulb lightbulb
:p Stick Out Tongue Stick Out Tongue
:D Big Grin Big Grin
:o Embarrassment Embarrassment
:) Smile Smile
:( Frown Frown
:confused: Confused Confused
:mad: Mad Mad
:slug: slug slug
:huh: huh huh
:sheep: sheep sheep
:thumbdown: thumbdown thumbdown
:rolleyes: Roll Eyes (Sarcastic) Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
:squiggle: squiggle squiggle
:cool: Cool Cool
:bigsmile: bigsmile bigsmile
:eek: EEK! EEK!
:tongue: tongue tongue
:bump: bump bump
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:smokin: smokin smokin
:foottap: foottap foottap
:rant: Rant Rant
:frog: Ivn Ivn
:dancetap: dancetap dancetap
:fallingpiano: Fallingpiano Fallingpiano
:cheers: cheers cheers
:dun: Ouch Ouch
:ouch: Img21 Img21
:yap: Yap Yap
:bandit: bandit bandit
:elephant: elephant elephant
:cry2: Cry2 Cry2
:shocked: shocked shocked
:snore: Snore Snore
:karaoke: karaoke karaoke
:rain: Rain Rain
:yell: Img116 Img116
:bs: bsflag bsflag
:eyebrow: Eyebrow Eyebrow
:hemp: hemp hemp
:elvis: Elvis Elvis
:violin: violin violin
:bug: bug bug
:old: Old Old
:jail: Img15 Img15
:wife: Wife Wife
:angel: angel angel
:fingertap: Fingertap Fingertap
:dryer: Dryer Dryer
:snail: Snail Snail
:love1: Love Love
:concert: concert concert
:boohoo: Boohoo Boohoo
:egg: egg egg
:sleep: sleep sleep
:fart: fart fart
:pray: Pray Pray
:roflmao: roflmao roflmao
:blink: Blink Blink
:call: call call
:starwars: Star Wars Star Wars
:somad: so mad so mad
:btw: btw btw
:nono: Nono Nono
:respekt: respekt respekt
:whistle: Whistle Whistle
:ahhhhh: ahhhhh ahhhhh
:withstupid: withstupid withstupid
:popcorn: popcorn popcorn
:smug: Smug Smug
:mcdon: Mcdonplus Mcdonplus
:chestbump: chestbump chestbump
:thud: Thud Thud
:eat: eat eat
:hiphip: 999 999
:faint: faint faint
:potty: Potty Potty
:hamster: Img76 Img76
:fancrap: FanCrap FanCrap
:burnout: burnout burnout
:pirate: Pirate Pirate
:love: love love
:rofl: rofl rofl
:nana: Nana Nana
:tumbleweed: tumbleweed tumbleweed
:nanana: nanana nanana
:home: Home Sweet Home Home Sweet Home
:wink: wink wink
:cuss: Cuss Cuss
:nutkick: nutkick nutkick
:smoker: Smoker Smoker
:ma: Ma Ma
:crossfingers: Crossfingers Crossfingers
:date: date date
:shake: shakehands shakehands
:woot: Woot Woot
:drunk: drunk drunk
:popcorn1: Popcorn Popcorn
:echair: Img60 Img60
:yeahthat: Yeahthat Yeahthat
:moon: moon moon
:laugh: laugh laugh
:ban: ban ban
:worry: Mpr Mpr
:hook1: Hook1 Hook1
:welcome: welcome welcome
:trysmile: Trysmile Trysmile
:adore: adore adore
:bowdown: Bow Down Bow Down
:wave: wave wave
:cowboy: Cowb Cowb
:noevil: noevil noevil
:smite: Smite Smite
:luck: Luck Luck
:woohoo: woohoo woohoo
:weightlifter: Weightlifter Weightlifter
:dancing: dancing dancing
:security: security security
:deadhorse: deadhorse deadhorse
:popcorn2: Popc Popc
:hammer: Img59 Img59
:Yay: Yay Yay
:doh: Doh Doh
:bike: bike bike
:welcomemembers: Welcome Members Welcome Members
:idea: idea idea
:dark: dark dark
:help: Help Help
:2in1: 2in1 2in1
:getdown: Get Down Get Down
:vroom: vroom vroom
:cop: Cop Cop
:sick: Sick Sick
:no1: Jpshakehead Jpshakehead
:splat: splat splat
:teeth: Teeth Teeth
:dance: dance dance
:saint: saint saint
:dance1: dance1 dance1
:poke: Poke Poke
:doink: Img54 Img54
:tease: Tease Tease
:einstein: einstein einstein
:hmmm: hmmm hmmm
:hang: Hang Hang
:troll: troll troll
:titanic: Titanic Titanic
:jump: Jump Jump
:tomato: tomato tomato
:couch: Couch Couch
:mopping: mopping mopping
:shifty: Shifty Shifty
:liar: Liar Liar
:shocking: shocking shocking
:bubble: Soap Bubble Soap Bubble
:dummy: dummy dummy
:rock: rock rock
:announce: Announce Announce
:photo: Photo Photo
:hellokitty: Img52 Img52
:poo: Poo Poo
:boxing: boxing boxing
:hellooooo: hellooooo hellooooo
:yes: yes yes
:ha: Hah Hah
:thanx: thanx thanx
:swat: Swat Swat
:bumps: Bump Peeps Bump Peeps
:clap1: Clap Clap
:surrender: surrender surrender
:rotfl: Rotfl Rotfl
:knockknock: Ktoe Ktoe
:slurp: Slurp Slurp
:creep: creep creep
:question: question question
:cool2: cool2 cool2
:tank: Img50 Img50
:lmaosmiley: Lmaosmiley Lmaosmiley
:bawl: bawl bawl
:blah: Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah
:lol: lol lol
:now: now now
:garden: Garden Garden
:stop: stop stop
:supercool: Supercool Supercool
:thrasher: thrasher thrasher
:rolleye: Rolleye Rolleye
:knight: Kngt Kngt
:lol2: lolwaving lolwaving
:wicked: Wicked Wicked
:clap: clap clap
:puke: puke puke
:cloud: cloud cloud
:bigguns: Img43 Img43
:zzz: Zzz Zzz
:bath: bath bath
:lmao: Big LOL Big LOL
:fight: fight fight
:no: no no
:2: 2 2
:sorry: sorry sorry
:sumo: Sumo Sumo
:soapbox: soapbox soapbox
:cricketfiddle: Cricket Fiddle Cricket Fiddle
:finger: finger finger
:bye: Bye Bye
:dogsniff: dogsniff dogsniff
:razz1: Razz Razz
:joke: Jok Jok
:fishy: Fishy Fishy
:coffee: coffee coffee
:techsupport: techsupport techsupport
:out: Out Out
:heart: Img38 Img38
:yummy: Yummy Yummy
:banghead: banghead banghead
:ball: Ball Girl Ball Girl
:razz: razz razz
:flowerface: Flowerface Flowerface
:shark: shark shark
:stick: Stick Stick
:notes: notes notes
:cricket: Cricket Cricket
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:party: party party
:candle: candle candle
:bestwishes: bestwishes bestwishes
:bday: bday bday
:balloons: balloons balloons
:party1: party1 party1
:cheers1: cheers1 cheers1
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:bananasplat: Bananasplat Bananasplat
:bananachute: Bananachute Bananachute
:shoot: Shoot Shoot
:hititbanana: Hititbanana Hititbanana
:bananaslide: Bananaslide Bananaslide
:bananapartyhat: Bananapartyhat Bananapartyhat
:bananablond: Bananablond Bananablond
:rudabaga: Rudabaga Rudabaga
:Hi: Hi Hi
:bananaski: Bananaski Bananaski
:bananajump: Bananajump Bananajump
:bananababy: Bananababy Bananababy
:redapple: Redapple Redapple
:guitar: Guitar Guitar
:bananarock: Bananarock Bananarock
:bananaangel: Bananaangel Bananaangel
:rasta: Rasta Rasta
:Fu: Fu Fu
:bananapowerslide: Bananapowerslide Bananapowerslide
:banana6: Banana7 Banana7
:pineapple: Pineapple Pineapple
:bananacheers: Cheers Cheers
:bananapicket: Bananapicket Bananapicket
:tomato1: Tomato Tomato
:orange: Orange Orange
:banana5: Banana5 Banana5
:boobs: Boobs Boobs
:bananapiano: Bananapiano Bananapiano
:xena_banana: Xena Banana Xena Banana
:notripe: Not Ripe Not Ripe
:banana4: Banana4 Banana4
:bib: Bib Bib
:bananalama: Bananalama Bananalama
:Whip: Whip Whip
:mustache: Mustache Mustache
:banana3: Banana3 Banana3
:Bananaupside: Bananaupside Bananaupside
:bananagas: Bananagas Bananagas
:type: Type Type
:jumprope: Jumprope Jumprope
:banana2: Banana2 Banana2
:bananateam: Bananateam Bananateam
:bananaflip: Bananaflip Bananaflip
:strawberry: Strawberry Strawberry
:juggle: Juggle Juggle
:banana1: Banana1 Banana1
:bananaswim: Bananaswim Bananaswim
:bananadance: Bananadance Bananadance
:Splits: Splits Splits
:Hula: Hula Hula
BIG smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:largesmile2: largesmile2 largesmile2
:largesmile: largesmile largesmile
:bigbanana: bigbanana bigbanana
:missing: missing missing
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:Bat: Bat Bat
:pumpkins: Pumpkins Pumpkins
:fall: Autumn Autumn
:gift: Gift Gift
:usam: Usam Usam
:witch: Witch Witch
:flag: flag flag
:xmas: xmas xmas
:pumpkinwink: Pumpkin Wink Pumpkin Wink
:xmassmile: xmassmile xmassmile
:pumpkin: Pumpkin Pumpkin
:jack: jack jack
:patriot: Patriot Patriot
:firetree: flamingxmastree flamingxmastree
Drinks and stuff
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:scary: Scary Scary
:champag1: Champag1 Champag1
:yakfart: YakFart YakFart
:milkcookie: Milkcookie Milkcookie
:marg: Marg Marg
:campfire: Campfire Campfire
:coffedonut: Coffedonut Coffedonut
:imp: Imp Imp
:longisland: Longisland Longisland
:hungry: Hungry Hungry
:brandy: Brandy Brandy
:dine: Dine Dine
:coffee1: Coffee Coffee
:greendrink: Greendrink Greendrink
:bluedrink: Bluedrink Bluedrink
:wine: Wine Wine
:drinking2: Drinking2 Drinking2
:beerhat: Beerhat Beerhat
:vodkatonic copy: Vodkatonic Copy Vodkatonic Copy
:toast: Toast Toast
:beerglass: Beerglass Beerglass
:toomany: Toomany Toomany
:daquiri: Daquiri Daquiri
:beerchug: Beerchug Beerchug
:tea: Tea Tea
:corona: Corona Corona
:beer1: Beer19 Beer19
:snapple: Snapple Snapple
:pint: Pint Pint
:cocktail: Cocktail Cocktail
:beer: beer beer
:cig: Cig Cig
:pretzel: Pretzel Pretzel
:cigar: Cigar Cigar
:slideglass: Slideglass Slideglass
:chglass: Chglass Chglass
:twoglass: Twoglas Twoglas