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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!

Generic Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
-rcb- rainbow care bear rainbow care bear
:zzzz: zzzz zzzz
:b2k: bow to king bow to king
:box: box box
-shiv- shiver shiver
:earph: earphones earphones
:bot: in a bottle in a bottle
:look: look look
-sd- shadow dragon shadow dragon
:sing: sing sing
:g: ghosty ghosty
:think: Thinking Thinking
:3stooge: 3 stooge 3 stooge
:flame: Flamethrower Flamethrower
:dan: dance1 dance1
:dftc: down for the count down for the count
:helpme: help me help me
:mj: mj mj
:party: party1 party1
:burnc: burning couch burning couch
:idea: idea idea
:) Smile Smile
:neo: Neo Neo
:cheer2: cheer2 cheer2
-sigh- lonely sigh lonely sigh
:gag: gag1 gag1
-ncb- No care bear No care bear
:yawn: yawn yawn
:fbow: flower bow flower bow
:bow: Bow Bow
-bdh- Beat a dead horse Beat a dead horse
:idk: idk idk
-hug- -hug- -hug-
:lolu: lol3 lol3
:da: Dark Angel Dark Angel
:rotf: lol4 lol4
-g- sghost sghost
:dl: download download
:2thum: 2 thumbs 2 thumbs
:lol2: lol2 lol2
:winky: wink1 wink1
:thump: thump thump
:hellno: hell no hell no
:orb: orbing orbing
-burn- burning burning
:chain: chained chained
:ham: Hammered Hammered
:chairf: chair fall chair fall
-sorry- sorry sorry
:fury: fury fury
:sbot: star bottle star bottle
-sb- share bear share bear
:woo: woo woo
*cookies* cookies cookies
:wave: wave wave
:bow2: Bowing Bowing
-hide- Hide Hide
:dttr: dance5 dance5
:laser: laser laser
:lol: lol2 lol2
:aod: Angel of Darkness Angel of Darkness
:rose: rose rose
-j- jester jester
:bx: the box the box
:( Frown Frown
-glomp- glomp2 glomp2
:cuss: cuss cuss
:sd: sundance sundance
:hehe: hehe hehe
:nyer: nyer nyer
:btf: by the fire by the fire
:becky: fighter fighter
:idgit: Idgit Idgit
:chair: chair chair
-s- stacked stacked
:fum: fuming fuming
:bott: :bott: :bott:
-sheep- sheep sheep
:winko: wink3 wink3
-gp- pouting pouting
-toliet- toliet toliet
:blush: blush blush
(an) angel2 angel2
:drool: drool drool
:hit: hit hit
:loco: loco loco
:ta: toothache toothache
:rockon: rock3 rock3
-oo- ghost ghost
:w: purple queen purple queen
:confused: Confused Confused
-slap- Slap Slap
:'( cry cry
:ban: ban ban
:heh: heh heh
:nono: nope nope
:burnt: burnt burnt
:mine: Mine Mine
:bl: blink blink
:censor: censor censor
:belong: Belong Belong
:fone: phone2 phone2
:eeyore: eeyore eeyore
:ewe: sheep sheep
:wink: wink2 wink2
*any* anything anything
-inno- Praying Praying
:D blue grin blue grin
-win- Winner Winner
(N) down down
:gun: gun fighter gun fighter
:king: king king
:cbb: cabbage cabbage
:rocker: rock2 rock2
-fp- facepalm1 facepalm1
:c: caught caught
:snug: snuggle snuggle
:craz: crazz crazz
:temp: tempest tempest
:hspin: head spin head spin
:nod: nod nod
:vg: vamp glomp vamp glomp
:freya: freya freya
:1brow: one brow one brow
:cabb: cabb cabb
:mon: monkey monkey
:fon: phone1 phone1
:dpooh: dance pooh dance pooh
-ss- sheep smilie sheep smilie
8-) 8-) 8-)
*pout* *pout* *pout*
:fr: frown frown
:blink: blink blink
-nothing- nothing nothing
:dj: DJ DJ
:pun: punched punched
:kick: kick kick
:rr: rubber room rubber room
:rock: rock1 rock1
*fp* facepalm facepalm
:v: viking viking
:mad: Mad Mad
:couch: couch couch
:lo: lights out lights out
:hamm: hammer hammer
:no: no no
:dm: dancing in the moonlight dancing in the moonlight
:scribe: Scribe Scribe
:kn1: knight1 knight1
:cab: cab cab
:gm: Gueten Morgan Gueten Morgan
:faint: faint faint
:f-s: flame-shield flame-shield
-ab- ang ang
:ton: tongue2 tongue2
-pk- pout kitten pout kitten
:hw: homework homework
:bed: bed bed
:2dance: 2 Dance 2 Dance
:direct: director director
:d.t: dead tired dead tired
:jump: jump jump
:death: death death
:rant: rant rant
-gir- GIR GIR
:cheeky: Cheeky Cheeky
.exc. excited excited
:cood: cool dude cool dude
:axe: axe axe
:grum: grumble grumble
:n1: n n
-d- drama drama
:sc: Sick/cold Sick/cold
:cm: cupid mistake cupid mistake
:butt: butt butt
:eb: evil banana evil banana
:eyes: crazy eyes crazy eyes
:bpooh: babypooh babypooh
-pd- pretty dragon pretty dragon
:-P tongue1 tongue1
:xt: xmas tree xmas tree
:fa: fly away fly away
:banana: banana banana
-alone- Lonely Lonely
:duno: daze daze
:fi: fight fight
:hype: hyper hyper
:gdance: roup dance roup dance
:queen: queen queen
:kk2: killer kitty 2 killer kitty 2
:aliens: Aliens Aliens
:jig: Jiggle Jiggle
:clap: clap2 clap2
:ahhh: ahhh ahhh
:grrr: Grr2 Grr2
-kb- kinky care bear kinky care bear
:doh: DOH DOH
:t: turtle turtle
:brows: sneaky sneaky
:fairy: Fairy Fairy
:emb: bashful bashful
:poohs: pooh star pooh star
:moon: moon moon
-t2- turtle2 turtle2
(Y) thumbs up thumbs up
:fds: fat dance santa fat dance santa
:clp: clap clap
:sigh: sigh sigh
-bf- best friends best friends
:das: dance4 dance4
:mirror: mirror mirror
:huh: huh huh
-peng- peng peng
:corn: popcorn popcorn
:kk1: killer kitty 1 killer kitty 1
:fly: fly fishing fly fishing
:p Stick Out Tongue Stick Out Tongue
:HB: Happy Birthday Happy Birthday
:clapp: clap1 clap1
:blast: blaster blaster
:ghug: group hug group hug
-tt- tigger-tail tigger-tail
:jacko: Jacko Jacko
:mebow: me bow me bow
:brow: brow brow
:iced: Iced Iced
:elol: lol1 lol1
-vamp- vamp vamp
:fu: mid fing mid fing
-t- turtle turtle
-o- da ghost da ghost
:duel: duel duel
:@ anger anger
-Cat- Cat Cat
:dance: dance3 dance3
:dogh: doghouse doghouse
:hug: hug hug
:bn big news big news
:jab: poke poke
-fires- fire spit fire spit
-o2- o2 o2
;) Wink Wink
:glomp glomp glomp
:cheergrl: cheer girl cheer girl
:lh: line hug line hug
:ygrin: grin yes grin yes
-kc- kitty cay kitty cay
:bw: best wished best wished
:hatoff: hats off hats off
:brick: bricks bricks
-drink- Drinking Drinking
:W: whatever whatever
:mb: magic bottle magic bottle
:love: love love
:bd: black dragon black dragon
:sleep: sleep sleep
:j: jest jest
:bounce: bounce bounce
(a) angel angel
:bup: blow up blow up
:danc: dance2 dance2
:bigger: bigger bigger
:hshake: hand shake hand shake
:birdw: bird walk bird walk
:partyfav: party fav party fav
-bluef- blue fire blue fire
:tw: Tumbleweed Tumbleweed
:o Embarrassment Embarrassment
-spank- spank spank
:cheerl: cheerlead cheerlead
-se- shifty eyes shifty eyes
:gogo: gogo gogo
:rolleyes: Roll Eyes (Sarcastic) Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
:cool: Cool Cool
:eek: EEK! EEK!
More Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:secret: secret secret
:ill: ill ill
:wtf: wtf wtf
:thud: thud thud
-hey- Hey Hey
:hmm: scr chin scr chin
:hk: hello kitty hello kitty
:woot: woot woot
:sweat: sweat sweat
:iws: I'm with stupid I'm with stupid
:xmas: xmas xmas
:woho: woohoo woohoo
:sun: sun sun
-teeth- buck teeth buck teeth
:inj: injured injured
:whist: whistling whistling
:stereo: stereo stereo
:cn: Choconervous Choconervous
:b: Bee Bee
:whip: whip whip
:spamm: spam2 spam2
:late: late night late night
:scrooge: scrooge scrooge
:welcome: welcome welcome
:spam: spam spam
:ee: freak out freak out
:tr: turtle ride turtle ride
:hi: wavey wavey
:smash: smash smash
-bah- Bah Humbug Bah Humbug
:zip: zip zip
:wall: wall wall
:sling: sling sling
:greet: Greetings Greetings
:urock: you rock you rock
:wack: wack wack
:shim: shimmer shimmer
-sp- Smilie Party Smilie Party
:omg: yikes yikes
:type: type type
:shades: cool cool
:kit: Kitty Cat Kitty Cat
:yessir: yes sir yes sir
:tomato: tomato tomato
:sur: surrender surrender

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