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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
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
: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
:beer: Beer Beer
:sad: Sad Sad
:vader: Vader Vader
:-x Mad Mad
:bouncered: Bounce Red Bounce Red
:?: Question Question
:jester: Jester Jester
:bigwink: Big Wink Big Wink
:-o Surprised Surprised
:-P Razz Razz
:bounceyellow: Bounce Yellow Bounce Yellow
:idea: Idea Idea
:king: King King
:blush: Blush Blush
:eeek: Surprised Surprised
:razz: Razz Razz
:cat: Cat Cat
:arrow: Arrow Arrow
:kiss: Kiss Kiss
:boring: Boring Boring
:shock: Shocked Shocked
: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
Generic Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:p Razz Razz
;) Wink Wink
:D Very Happy Very Happy
:o Surprised Surprised
:) Smile Smile
:( Sad Sad
:confused: Confused Confused
:mad: Mad Mad
:rolleyes: Rolleyes Rolleyes
:cool: Cool Cool
:eek: Eek Eek

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