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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!

Imported Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:lol: LOL LOL
:bouncelblue: Bounce Light Blue Bounce Light Blue
;-) Wink Wink
:grrr: Grrr Grrr
:angel: Angel Angel
:-( Sad Sad
:square: Square Square
:x Mad Mad
:bouncepurple: Bounce Purple Bounce Purple
:!: Exclamation Exclamation
:haha: Haha Haha
:sad: Sad Sad
:vader: Vader Vader
:beer: Beer Beer
:-x Mad Mad
:bouncered: Bounce Red Bounce Red
:?: Question Question
:jester: Jester Jester
:-o Surprised Surprised
:bigwink: Big Wink Big Wink
:-P Razz Razz
:bounceyellow: Bounce Yellow Bounce Yellow
:idea: Idea Idea
:king: King King
:eeek: Surprised Surprised
:blush: Blush Blush
:razz: Razz Razz
:cat: Cat Cat
:arrow: Arrow Arrow
:kiss: Kiss Kiss
:shock: Shocked Shocked
:boring: Boring Boring
:oops: Embarassed Embarassed
:clock: Clock Clock
:| Neutral Neutral
:laff: Laff Laff
:? Confused Confused
zzz ZZZZzzzz ZZZZzzzz
:cry: Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad
:cookie: Cookie Cookie
:-| Neutral Neutral
:banghead: Bang head against the wall Bang head against the wall
:love: Love Love
:-? Confused Confused
:bounce: Bounce Bounce
:evil: Evil Evil
:dog: Dog Dog
:neutral: Neutral Neutral
:-D Very Happy Very Happy
:madder: Madder Madder
:???: Confused Confused
:bounceblack: Bounce Black Bounce Black
:twisted: Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
:earth: Earth Earth
:mrgreen: Mr. Green Mr. Green
:grin: Grin Grin
:ooh: Ooh Ooh
8) Cool Cool
:bounceblue: Bounce Blue Bounce Blue
:roll: Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes
:friends: Friends Friends
:aagh: Aagh Aagh
:-) Smile Smile
:shame: Shame Shame
8-) Cool Cool
:bouncegrey: Bounce Grey Bounce Grey
:wink: Wink Wink
:frown: Frown Frown
:alien: Alien Alien
:smile: Smile Smile
:smokin: Smokin Smokin
Generic Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:D Very Happy Very Happy
:o Surprised Surprised
:) Smile Smile
:( Sad Sad
:confused: Confused Confused
:mad: Mad Mad
:p Razz Razz
;) Wink Wink
:rolleyes: Rolleyes Rolleyes
:cool: Cool Cool
:eek: Eek Eek

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