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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
:) Smilie Smilie
:wanker: pink pink
:banana: da funky banana da funky banana
:puke2: puke2 puke2
:3eyes: third eye third eye
:nerd: nerd nerd
:pc1: Pc Pc
:stewpid: stewpid stewpid
:infinity: infinity infinity
:bang: bang head bang head
:biggun: big gun big gun
:grad: grad grad
:confused: Confused Confused
:bed: counting counting
:spam: spam spam
:vader: vader vader
:cry: cry cry
:gta: gta gta
:eek3: eek eek
:crapper: toilet toilet
:eyes: eyes eyes
:pirate: pirate pirate
:cyclone: cyclone cyclone
:hort: heads heads
:micro: microwave microwave
:war: war war
:thumbdown thumb down thumb down
:backfire: backfire backfire
:eek: EEK! EEK!
:fart: fart fart
:flip2: flip2 flip2
:lmaa: lmaa lmaa
:giggle2: giggle2 giggle2
:smack: Dave smacks Ant Dave smacks Ant
:eatme2: eatme eatme
:ouch: backend backend
:gape: gape gape
:book: book book
:chainsaw2: chainsaw2 chainsaw2
:eatme: eatme eatme
:lurk: lurker lurker
:boozer: boozer boozer
:thumbup: thumb up thumb up
:kind: kind kind
:mad: Mad Mad
:grin: Laughing Laughing
:question: question question
:kissin: kissin kissin
:finger: finger finger
:whip: whip whip
:flip: flip flip
:david: david david
:kermit: kermit kermit
:rpg: rpg rpg
:cheers: cheers cheers
:bounce: bounce bounce
:bolt: lightning lightning
:heh: heh heh
:frown: Frown Frown
:dave: king king
:rolleyes: Roll Eyes (Sarcastic) Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
:john: Paratrooper Paratrooper
:puke: puke puke
:hit: I am hit I am hit
:bat: bat bat
:ban: Ban Ban
:deflate: deflate deflate
:boob: boob boob
:chainsaw: chainsaw chainsaw
:mad2: mad2 mad2
:oneeye: one eye one eye
:cussing: cussing cussing
:kenny: kenny kenny
:uhoh: uh oh uh oh
:bugeye: bug eye bug eye
:cool: Cool Cool
:formal: formal formal
:peng: peng peng
:evil: evil evil
:idea: idea idea
:mhp: marian hilbert paris marian hilbert paris
:realmad: realmad realmad
:dead: dead dead
:s3d: s3d s3d
:kiss: kiss kiss
:angel: angel angel
:pipe: pipe pipe
:eek2: eek2 eek2
:cop: cop cop
:owned owned owned
:bawl: bawl bawl
:P Stick Out Tongue Stick Out Tongue
:sleep2: sleep 2 sleep 2
:newb: newbie newbie
:order: order order
:flame2: flame2 flame2
:baby: baby baby
:007: 007 007
:coffee: coffee coffee
:program: program program
:flame: flame flame
:paranoid: paranoid paranoid
:littlegun little gun little gun
:help: help help
:bathit: justice justice
:givebeer: give beer give beer
:grab: grab grab
:roll: roll roll
;) Wink Wink
:hatty: Hatty Hatty
:moon: moon moon
:funny: funny funny
:zap: zap zap
:scream: scream scream
:arnie: arnie arnie
:canada: Canada Canada
:speed: speed speed
:no: no! no!
:mad3: Mad Mad
:evil2: evil2 evil2
:blunt: blunt blunt
:pray2pc: praying to the pc praying to the pc
:beer: cyber beer cyber beer
:download: download download
:hbd: hbd hbd
:D Big Grin Big Grin
:question: Question Question
:peeright: peeright peeright
:toke: tokking tokking
:devil: devil devil
:fang: fang fang
:massacre: massacre massacre
:booty: booty booty
:tux: pengy pengy
:oc: oc oc
:look: look look
:mad4: mad4 mad4
:supercool super cool super cool
:fuse: blown fuse blown fuse
:invasion: invasion invasion
:bunch: a bunch a bunch
:smile: Smilie Smilie
:O Embarrassment Embarrassment
:camo: camouflage camouflage
:peeleft: peeleft peeleft
:tool: tool tool
:leave: leave leave
:megaman: megaman megaman
:knock: Hammer man Hammer man
:argue: argue argue
:over: overlord overlord
:bash: bash bash
:evilgrin: evil evil
:finger2: finger finger
:bigsmile: big smile big smile
:grin2: Big grin Big grin
:spam3: spam 3 spam 3
:sleep: sleep sleep
:bonk: bonk bonk
:( Frown Frown
:rock: rocker rocker
:butt: monkey butt monkey butt
:tomcat: tomcat tomcat
:mad2: Mad Mad
:eyebrows: eyebrows eyebrows
:coffee2: coffee coffee
:approval: approval approval
:ying: yingyang yingyang
:beam: beam beam
:smoke: smoke smoke
:pinkbow: pink bow pink bow
:behead: behead behead
:deadhorse: final warning final warning
:spam2: spam2 spam2
:puke3: puke3 puke3
:cops: cops cops

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