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'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!

Standard Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:twocents: Twocents Twocents
:crying: I'm crying here! I'm crying here!
:loveyou: Love You Love You
:foot: Foot in Mouth Foot in Mouth
:fishing: Gone Fishing Gone Fishing
:yes: Yes Yes
:cop: Cop Cop
:shepherd: Shepherd Shepherd
:what: What? What?
:excited: Excited Excited
:scotland: Scotland Scotland
:spit: Spit Spit
:argue: Argument Argument
:hide: Hide Eyes Hide Eyes
:ghana: Ghana Ghana
:smash: Order! Order!
:Party: Party Party
:mexico: Mexico Mexico
:ipray: Pray Pray
:cool: Cool Cool
:disguise: Diguise Diguise
:usflag: American Flag American Flag
:quiet: Quiet Quiet
:gball: Ornament Ornament
:grandpa: Grandpa Grandpa
:excuse: Excuse Me? Excuse Me?
:uk: Britain Britain
:cowboy: Cowboy Cowboy
:D Big Grin Big Grin
:soapbox: Soap Box Soap Box
:troll: Troll Troll
:grandma: Grandma Grandma
:eureka: Eureka! Eureka!
:ghug: Group Hug Group Hug
:flamed: Flamed Flamed
:confused: Confused Confused
:yummy: Yummy Yummy
:hissyfit: Hissyfit Hissyfit
:somad: So Mad So Mad
:jester: Jester Jester
:england: England England
:hdphones: Headphones Headphones
:biggrin: Big Grin Big Grin
:sherlock: Sherlock Sherlock
:yawn: Yawn Yawn
:beanie: Beanie Beanie
:wreath: Wreath Wreath
:japan: Japan Japan
:bawling: Bawling Bawling
:malaysia: Malaysia Malaysia
:hyper: Hyper Hyper
:hmm: Hmm Hmm
:ctree: Christmas Tree Christmas Tree
:) Smilie Smilie
:whew: Relieved Relieved
:stinkeye: Stink Eye Stink Eye
:right: Yeah Right Yeah Right
:faint: Faint Faint
:p Stick Out Tongue Stick Out Tongue
:wave: Wave Wave
:headache: Headache Headache
:gardener: Gardener Gardener
:yum: Yum Yum
:hug: Hug Hug
:moped: Moped Moped
:redhotmad Red Hot Mad Red Hot Mad
:australia Australia Australia
:frypan: Fryingpan Fryingpan
:boring: Boring Boring
:bagface: Bag Face Bag Face
:france: France France
:coffee: Coffee Coffee
:bomb: Bomb Bomb
:sigh: Sigh Sigh
:wall: Wall Wall
:rofl: ROFL ROFL
:newyear: FireCracker FireCracker
:smirk: Smirk Smirk
:dunce: Dunce Dunce
:Pakistan: Pakistan Pakistan
:chill: Chill Pill Chill Pill
:snorkel: Snorkel Snorkel
:stocking: Stocking Stocking
:o Embarrassment Embarrassment
:chef: Chef Chef
:umm: Ummm Ummm
:indones: Indonesia Indonesia
:glasses: Glasses Glasses
:fever: Fever Fever
:mad: Mad Mad
:yuck: Yuck Yuck
:teacher: Teacher Teacher
:love: Love Love
:innocent: Innocent Innocent
:baby: Baby Baby
:yeah: Oh Yeah Oh Yeah
:wah: Crying Crying
:sick2: More Sick More Sick
:spin: Spinning Spinning
:gift: Gift Gift
:santa: Santa Santa
:whistle: Whistle Whistle
:sick: Sick Sick
:ireland: Ireland Ireland
:cake: Cake Cake
:shy: Shy Shy
:snowman: Snowman Snowman
:worried: Worried Worried
:eek: EEK! EEK!
:india: India India
:duck: Duck Duck
;) Wink Wink
:sorry: Sorry Sorry
:sail: Sail Sail
:fireman: Firefighter Firefighter
:lol: Belly Laugh Belly Laugh
:highfive: High Five High Five
:iambomb: I am Bomb I am Bomb
:angel: Angel Angel
:canada: Canada Canada
:raspberry Raspberry Raspberry
:rolleyes: Roll eyes Roll eyes
:no: No No
:wales: Wales Wales
:bworm: Bookworm Bookworm
:blush: Blush Blush
:us: US Flag US Flag
:disgust: Disgusted Disgusted
:reporter: Reporter Reporter
:candycane Candy Cane Candy Cane
:kenya: Kenya Kenya
:devil: The Devil The Devil
:nireland: Northern Ireland Northern Ireland
:candle: Candle Candle
:sing: Sing Sing
:gum: Gum Gum
:( Frown Frown

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