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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
:redface: Redface Redface
:am: Am Am
:tourist: Tourist Tourist
:eek: EEK! EEK!
:anyone: Anyone Anyone
:holiday: Holiday Holiday
:blush: Blush Blush
:tongue: Tongue Tongue
:adder: Blackadder Blackadder
:yes: Yes Yes
:frown: Frown Frown
:spring: Spring Spring
:sickly: Sickly Sickly
:dazed: Dazed Dazed
:hols: Hols Hols
:choc: Choc Choc
:taped: Taped Taped
:) Smile Smile
:sunny: Sunny Sunny
:baby: Baby Baby
:detective: Detective Detective
:tent: Tent Tent
:pcprob: Pcprob Pcprob
:cool: Cool Cool
:rainy: Rainy Rainy
:autumn: Autumn Autumn
Imported Smilies
What to Type Resulting Graphic Meaning
:mad: Mad Mad
;) Wink Wink
:( Frown Frown
:D Big Grin Big Grin
:confused: Confused Confused
:p Stick Out Tongue Stick Out Tongue
:o Embarrassment Embarrassment
:rolleyes: Roll Eyes (Sarcastic) Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)

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