Wrist Twisters - Smilies
'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!

Basic Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:wink2: Wink Wink
:crying2: Crying Crying
>:) Devil Devil
:laugh2: Laugh Laugh
:| Serious Serious
:surprise: EEK! Surprise! EEK! Surprise!
0:) Angel Angel
:frown2: Frown Frown
:nerd: Nerd Nerd
:smile2: Smile Smile
:x Kiss Kiss
:grin2: Big Grin Big Grin
Generic Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:) Smile Smile
:yes: Yes Yes
:laugh: Laugh Laugh
:rolleyes: Roll Eyes (Sarcastic) Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
:cool: Cool Cool
:whistling: Whistling Whistling
:angry: Angry Angry
:sad: Sad Sad
:eek: EEK! EEK!
:innocent: Innocent Innocent
:hello: Hello Hello
:flowers: Flowers Flowers
:clap: Clap Clap
:lurker-eating-popco Lurker Eating Popcorn Lurker Eating Popcorn
:blink: Blink Blink
:blush: Blush Blush
:confused1: Confused1 Confused1
:surrender: Surrender Surrender
:no: No No
:banghead: banghead banghead
:lol: Lol Lol
:001_huh: 001 Huh 001 Huh
:scared: Scared Scared
:idunno: Idunno Idunno
:001_cool: 001 Cool 001 Cool
:halo: Angel Angel
:devil2: Devil2 Devil2
:turned: Turned Turned
:chinese: Chinese Chinese
:nuke: Nuke Nuke
:stuart: Stuart Stuart
:idea2: Idea2 Idea2
:devil: Devil Devil
:tt1: Tt1 Tt1
:censored: Censored Censored
:nono: Nono Nono
:sneaky2: Sneaky2 Sneaky2
:2guns: 2guns 2guns
:hammer: Hammer Hammer
:stninja: stninja stninja
:detective: Detective Detective
:tongue_smilie: Tongue Smilie Tongue Smilie
:runaround Runaround Runaround
:bored: Bored Bored
:smartass: Smartass Smartass
:001_wub: 001 Wub 001 Wub
:gunsmilie: Gunsmilie Gunsmilie
:punk: Punk Punk
:gaah: Gaah Gaah
:motorcycle: motorcycle motorcycle
:thumbup1: Thumbup1 Thumbup1
:blushing: Blushing Blushing
:ninja: Ninja Ninja
:sleeping: Sleeping Sleeping
:smart: Smart Smart
:001_unsure: 001 Unsure 001 Unsure
:pinch: Pinch Pinch
:yawn: Yawn Yawn
:mellow: Mellow Mellow
:sleep1: Sleep1 Sleep1
:riding: Riding Riding
:001_tt2: 001 Tt2 001 Tt2
:twitch: Twitch Twitch
:glare: Glare Glare
:phone: Phone Phone
:wub: Wub Wub
:encore: Encore Encore
:bugeyes: bugeyes bugeyes
:thumbdown: Thumbdown Thumbdown
:sleep: Sleep Sleep
:rant-rave: Rant Rave Rant Rave
:001_tt1: 001 Tt1 001 Tt1
:ph34r: Ph34r Ph34r
:winkiss: Winkiss Winkiss
:crash: Crash Crash
:batman: Batman Batman
:single flip: Single Flip Single Flip
:swninja: ninja swords ninja swords
:kiss: Kiss Kiss
:poop: Poop Poop
:001_rolleyes: 001 Rolleyes 001 Rolleyes
:nunchucks: nunchucks nunchucks
:online2long: Online2long Online2long
:wheelchair: Wheelchair Wheelchair
:sweatdrop: Sweatdrop Sweatdrop
:snork: Snork Snork
:shifty: Shifty Shifty
:laughing6-hehe: Laughing6 Hehe Laughing6 Hehe
:001_icon16: 001 Icon16 001 Icon16
:wacko: Wacko Wacko
:bliss: Bliss Bliss
:closedeyes: Closedeyes Closedeyes
:cower: cower cower
:ohmy: Ohmy Ohmy
:scooter: Scooter Scooter
:laughing4-giggles: Laughing4 Giggles Laughing4 Giggles
:dots: Dots Dots
:w00t: W00t W00t
:helpsmilie: Helpsmilie Helpsmilie
:beehive: Beehive Beehive
:2cents: 2cents 2cents
:wings: Wings Wings
:fight: Fight Fight
:cursing: Cursing Cursing
:crying: Crying Crying
:flip2: Flip2 Flip2
:cowboy: Cowboy Cowboy
:cool2: Cool2 Cool2
:drool: Drool Drool
:blah-blah: Blah Blah Blah Blah
:huh: Huh Huh
:alien: Alien Alien
:001_tongue: 001 Tongue 001 Tongue
:balloon: Balloon Balloon
:shortbus: shortbus shortbus
:postwhore2: postwhore1 postwhore1
:o Embarrassment Embarrassment
:bluesbros: blues bros blues bros
:tempting: tempting tempting
:happybday: Happybday Happybday
:puke: puke puke
:stir: Stir Stir
:poo: 001 9898 001 9898
:guillotine: guillotine guillotine
:rockon: Rockon Rockon
:yinyang: Yinyang Yinyang
:( Frown Frown
:drunks: Drunks Drunks
:spam: Spam Spam
:confused: Confused Confused
:drevil: Dr. Evil pinky Dr. Evil pinky
:death: Death Death
:deal Deal Deal
:vaporize: Vaporized Vaporized
:gun_bandana: Gun Bandana Gun Bandana
:fullofcrap: full of crap full of crap
:groupwave: groupwave groupwave
:thumbup: Thumbup Thumbup
:thwak: thwak thwak
:mad: Mad Mad
:peep: peepwall peepwall
:overan: overan overan
:runover: run over run over
:beerpopcorn: beer-popcorn beer-popcorn
:killclock: killclock killclock
:taz: Taz Taz
:ohyea: Ohyea Ohyea
:punched: Punch from PC Punch from PC
:oops: Oops Oops
:boxing: Boxing Boxing
:eek4: eek4 eek4
:tank: Tank Tank
:sparta: Sparta Sparta
:ban: Ban Ban
:excl: Excl Excl
:blowup: Blowup Blowup
:p Stick Out Tongue Stick Out Tongue
:dontfeedmod: dontfeedmod dontfeedmod
:nads: Kicked in nads Kicked in nads
;) Wink Wink
:outtahere: outtahere outtahere
:itschy: Itschy Itschy
:welcome: welcome welcome
:pics Needpics Needpics
:flipbird: Middle Finger Middle Finger
:D Big Grin Big Grin
:bs: bs bs
:offtopic: Offtopic Offtopic
:stupid: Stupid Stupid
:cheers: Cheers Cheers
:angel: Angel Angel
Star Wars
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:gaspump: gaspump gaspump
:chewie: chewie chewie
:yoda: yoda yoda
:anakin: anakin anakin
:strooper2: strooper2 strooper2
:amidala: amidala amidala
:r2dance: r2dance r2dance
:r2d2line: r2d2line r2d2line
:force: The force The force
:obiwan: obiwan obiwan
:litesaber: litesaber litesaber
:jawa: jawa jawa
:fett2: fett2 fett2
:deathstar: deathstar deathstar
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:buell) buell buell
:ktm) ktm ktm
:kawasaki) kawasaki kawasaki
:yamaha) yamaha yamaha
:mvagusta) mvagusta mvagusta
:suzuki) suzuki suzuki
:aprilia) aprilia aprilia
:triumph) triumph triumph
:victory) victory victory
:harley) harley harley
:rickman2) rickman2 rickman2
:honda) honda honda
:motogp) motogp motogp
:bmw) BMW BMW
:hornet) hornet hornet
:rickman) rickman rickman
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