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