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