Smilies

Explanation

'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!

Smilie List

What to Type
Resulting Graphic
Meaning
  • Hostboard Smiley Set 1
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • Hostboard Smiley Set 2
  • :biggrin2:
    Biggrin
    Biggrin
  • :mad2:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :rolleyes2:
    Rolleyes
    Rolleyes
  • :cool2:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :eek2:
    Eek
    Eek
  • :smile2:
    Smile
    Smile
  • :confused2:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :wink2:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :tongue2:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :redface2:
    Redface
    Redface
  • :frown2:
    Frown
    Frown
  • Hostboard Smiley Set 3
  • :Black lips:
    Black Lips
    Black Lips
  • :Filmstrip:
    Filmstrip
    Filmstrip
  • :Red bull:
    Red Bull
    Red Bull
  • :Trauma:
    Trauma
    Trauma
  • :Devil:
    Devil
    Devil
  • :MSN Messenger icon:
    MSN Messenger Icon
    MSN Messenger Icon
  • :Sun:
    Sun
    Sun
  • :Afraid:
    Afraid
    Afraid
  • :Clap:
    Clap
    Clap
  • :Hug:
    Hug
    Hug
  • :Sheep lick:
    Sheep Lick
    Sheep Lick
  • :Birthday cake:
    Birthday Cake
    Birthday Cake
  • :Eyedrop:
    Eyedrop
    Eyedrop
  • :Raspberry:
    Raspberry
    Raspberry
  • :Tongue out:
    Tongue Out
    Tongue Out
  • :Dead tired:
    Dead Tired
    Dead Tired
  • :Money:
    Money
    Money
  • :Storm:
    Storm
    Storm
  • :Cigar:
    Cigar
    Cigar
  • :Hot:
    Hot
    Hot
  • :Sheep hc:
    Sheep Hc
    Sheep Hc
  • :Zombie:
    Zombie
    Zombie
  • :Big smile:
    Big Smile
    Big Smile
  • :Eye-rolling:
    Eye Rolling
    Eye Rolling
  • :Rainbow:
    Rainbow
    Rainbow
  • :Tongue:
    Tongue
    Tongue
  • :Dead:
    Dead
    Dead
  • :Mobile Phone:
    Mobile Phone
    Mobile Phone
  • :Star:
    Star
    Star
  • :Cat face:
    Cat Face
    Cat Face
  • :Hihee:
    Hihee
    Hihee
  • :Secret telling:
    Secret Telling
    Secret Telling
  • :XBox:
    XBox
    XBox
  • :Be Right Back:
    Be Right Back
    Be Right Back
  • :Evil grin:
    Evil Grin
    Evil Grin
  • :Plate:
    Plate
    Plate
  • :Tired:
    Tired
    Tired
  • :Cyborg:
    Cyborg
    Cyborg
  • :Martini glass:
    Martini Glass
    Martini Glass
  • :Square:
    Square
    Square
  • :Can't belive it:
    Can't Belive It
    Can't Belive It
  • :Happy:
    Happy
    Happy
  • :Sarcastic:
    Sarcastic
    Sarcastic
  • :Winktongue:
    Winktongue
    Winktongue
  • :Beer mug:
    Beer Mug
    Beer Mug
  • :Emo cry:
    Emo Cry
    Emo Cry
  • :Pizza:
    Pizza
    Pizza
  • :Thumbs up:
    Thumbs Up
    Thumbs Up
  • :Cuffs:
    Cuffs
    Cuffs
  • :Love:
    Love
    Love
  • :Soccer ball:
    Soccer Ball
    Soccer Ball
  • :Camera:
    Camera
    Camera
  • :Goat:
    Goat
    Goat
  • :Sad no:
    Sad No
    Sad No
  • :Wink:
    Wink
    Wink
  • :Baring teeth:
    Baring Teeth
    Baring Teeth
  • :Emo:
    Emo
    Emo
  • :Party:
    Party
    Party
  • :Thumbs down:
    Thumbs Down
    Thumbs Down
  • :Crying:
    Crying
    Crying
  • :Lmao:
    Lmao
    Lmao
  • :Snail:
    Snail
    Snail
  • :Broken heart:
    Broken Heart
    Broken Heart
  • :Girl:
    Girl
    Girl
  • :Sad:
    Sad
    Sad
  • :Wince:
    Wince
    Wince
  • :Auto:
    Auto
    Auto
  • :Embarrassed:
    Embarrassed
    Embarrassed
  • :Overslept:
    Overslept
    Overslept
  • :This doesn't seem p
    This Doesn't Seem Possible
    This Doesn't Seem Possible
  • :Cross Fingers:
    Cross Fingers
    Cross Fingers
  • :Lightning:
    Lightning
    Lightning
  • :Sleepy:
    Sleepy
    Sleepy
  • :Brain:
    Brain
    Brain
  • :Gift with a bow:
    Gift With A Bow
    Gift With A Bow
  • :Right hug:
    Right Hug
    Right Hug
  • :Wilted rose:
    Wilted Rose
    Wilted Rose
  • :ASL:
    ASL
    ASL
  • :E-mail:
    E Mail
    E Mail
  • :Open-mouthed:
    Open Mouthed
    Open Mouthed
  • :Thinking:
    Thinking
    Thinking
  • :Confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :Light bulb:
    Light Bulb
    Light Bulb
  • :Sleeping half-moon:
    Sleeping Half Moon
    Sleeping Half Moon
  • :Boy:
    Boy
    Boy
  • :Get away:
    Get Away
    Get Away
  • :Red rose:
    Red Rose
    Red Rose
  • :Vampire bat:
    Vampire Bat
    Vampire Bat
  • :Don't tell anyone:
    Don't Tell Anyone
    Don't Tell Anyone
  • :Note:
    Note
    Note
  • :Tempted:
    Tempted
    Tempted
  • :Angry:
    Angry
    Angry
  • :Computer:
    Computer
    Computer
  • :Left hug:
    Left Hug
    Left Hug
  • :Sick:
    Sick
    Sick
  • :Bowl:
    Bowl
    Bowl
  • :Gagball:
    Gagball
    Gagball
  • :Red lips:
    Red Lips
    Red Lips
  • :Umbrella:
    Umbrella
    Umbrella
  • :Dog face:
    Dog Face
    Dog Face
  • :Nodding:
    Nodding
    Nodding
  • :Telephone receiver:
    Telephone Receiver
    Telephone Receiver
  • :Angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :Coffee cup:
    Coffee Cup
    Coffee Cup
  • :Island with a palm
    Island With A Palm Tree
    Island With A Palm Tree
  • :Shy:
    Shy
    Shy
  • :Black Sheep:
    Black Sheep
    Black Sheep
  • :Firm:
    Firm
    Firm
  • :Red heart:
    Red Heart
    Red Heart
  • :Turtle:
    Turtle
    Turtle
  • :Disappointed:
    Disappointed
    Disappointed
  • :Nerd:
    Nerd
    Nerd
  • :Surprised:
    Surprised
    Surprised
  • :Airplane:
    Airplane
    Airplane
  • :Clock:
    Clock
    Clock
  • :I don't know:
    I Don't Know
    I Don't Know
  • :Sheep squirt:
    Sheep Squirt
    Sheep Squirt
  • Hostboard Smiley Set 5
  • :emot139:
    Emot139
    Emot139
  • :emot171:
    Emot171
    Emot171
  • :emot0:
    Emot0
    Emot0
  • :emot109:
    Emot109
    Emot109
  • :emot160:
    Emot160
    Emot160
  • :emot28:
    Emot28
    Emot28
  • :emot128:
    Emot128
    Emot128
  • :emot149:
    Emot149
    Emot149
  • :emot182:
    Emot182
    Emot182
  • :emot17:
    Emot17
    Emot17
  • :emot117:
    Emot117
    Emot117
  • :emot138:
    Emot138
    Emot138
  • :emot170:
    Emot170
    Emot170
  • :emot108:
    Emot108
    Emot108
  • :emot159:
    Emot159
    Emot159
  • :emot27:
    Emot27
    Emot27
  • :emot127:
    Emot127
    Emot127
  • :emot148:
    Emot148
    Emot148
  • :emot180:
    Emot180
    Emot180
  • :emot15:
    Emot15
    Emot15
  • :inkblot-smile:
    Inkblot Smile
    Inkblot Smile
  • :emot169:
    Emot169
    Emot169
  • :emot107:
    Emot107
    Emot107
  • :emot137:
    Emot137
    Emot137
  • :emot158:
    Emot158
    Emot158
  • :emot26:
    Emot26
    Emot26
  • :emot126:
    Emot126
    Emot126
  • :emot147:
    Emot147
    Emot147
  • :emot179:
    Emot179
    Emot179
  • :emot14:
    Emot14
    Emot14
  • :emot181:
    Emot181
    Emot181
  • :emot168:
    Emot168
    Emot168
  • :emot106:
    Emot106
    Emot106
  • :emot136:
    Emot136
    Emot136
  • :emot157:
    Emot157
    Emot157
  • :emot25:
    Emot25
    Emot25
  • :emot125:
    Emot125
    Emot125
  • :emot146:
    Emot146
    Emot146
  • :emot178:
    Emot178
    Emot178
  • :emot13:
    Emot13
    Emot13
  • :emot116:
    Emot116
    Emot116
  • :emot167:
    Emot167
    Emot167
  • :emot105:
    Emot105
    Emot105
  • :emot135:
    Emot135
    Emot135
  • :emot156:
    Emot156
    Emot156
  • :emot24:
    Emot24
    Emot24
  • :emot124:
    Emot124
    Emot124
  • :emot145:
    Emot145
    Emot145
  • :emot177:
    Emot177
    Emot177
  • :emot12:
    Emot12
    Emot12
  • :emot115:
    Emot115
    Emot115
  • :emot166:
    Emot166
    Emot166
  • :emot104:
    Emot104
    Emot104
  • :emot134:
    Emot134
    Emot134
  • :emot155:
    Emot155
    Emot155
  • :emot23:
    Emot23
    Emot23
  • :emot123:
    Emot123
    Emot123
  • :emot144:
    Emot144
    Emot144
  • :emot176:
    Emot176
    Emot176
  • :emot11:
    Emot11
    Emot11
  • :emot114:
    Emot114
    Emot114
  • :emot165:
    Emot165
    Emot165
  • :emot103:
    Emot103
    Emot103
  • :emot133:
    Emot133
    Emot133
  • :emot154:
    Emot154
    Emot154
  • :emot22:
    Emot22
    Emot22
  • :emot122:
    Emot122
    Emot122
  • :emot143:
    Emot143
    Emot143
  • :emot175:
    Emot175
    Emot175
  • :emot10:
    Emot10
    Emot10
  • :emot113:
    Emot113
    Emot113
  • :emot164:
    Emot164
    Emot164
  • :emot102:
    Emot102
    Emot102
  • :emot132:
    Emot132
    Emot132
  • :emot153:
    Emot153
    Emot153
  • :emot21:
    Emot21
    Emot21
  • :emot121:
    Emot121
    Emot121
  • :emot142:
    Emot142
    Emot142
  • :emot174:
    Emot174
    Emot174
  • :emot3:
    Emot3
    Emot3
  • :emot112:
    Emot112
    Emot112
  • :emot163:
    Emot163
    Emot163
  • :emot101:
    Emot101
    Emot101
  • :emot131:
    Emot131
    Emot131
  • :emot152:
    Emot152
    Emot152
  • :emot20:
    Emot20
    Emot20
  • :emot120:
    Emot120
    Emot120
  • :emot141:
    Emot141
    Emot141
  • :emot173:
    Emot173
    Emot173
  • :emot2:
    Emot2
    Emot2
  • :emot111:
    Emot111
    Emot111
  • :emot162:
    Emot162
    Emot162
  • :emot100:
    Emot100
    Emot100
  • :emot130:
    Emot130
    Emot130
  • :emot151:
    Emot151
    Emot151
  • :emot184:
    Emot184
    Emot184
  • :emot19:
    Emot19
    Emot19
  • :emot119:
    Emot119
    Emot119
  • :emot140:
    Emot140
    Emot140
  • :emot172:
    Emot172
    Emot172
  • :emot1:
    Emot1
    Emot1
  • :emot110:
    Emot110
    Emot110
  • :emot161:
    Emot161
    Emot161
  • :emot29:
    Emot29
    Emot29
  • :emot129:
    Emot129
    Emot129
  • :emot150:
    Emot150
    Emot150
  • :emot183:
    Emot183
    Emot183
  • :emot18:
    Emot18
    Emot18
  • :emot118:
    Emot118
    Emot118
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