The Unofficial Smilie Dictionary

:-)   Your basic smilie. This smilie is used to inflect a 
      sarcastic or joking statement since we can't hear voice 
      inflection over Unix.
;-)   Winky smilie. User just made a flirtatious and/or 
      sarcastic remark. More of a "don't hit me for what I 
      just said" smilie.
:-(   Frowning smilie. User did not like that last statement 
      or is upset or depressed about something.
:-I   Indifferent smilie. Better than a Frowning smilie but 
      not quite as good as a happy smilie
:->   User just made a really biting sarcastic remark. Worse 
      than a :-).
>:->  User just made a really devilish remark.
>;->  Winky and devil combined. A very lewd remark was 
      just made.
Those are the basic ones...Here are some somewhat less common ones:
(-:     User is left handed
%-)     User has been staring at a green screen for 15 hours 
:*)     User is drunk
[:]     User is a robot
8-)     User is wearing sunglasses
B:-)    Sunglasses on head
::-)    User wears normal glasses
B-)     User wears horn-rimmed glasses
8:-)    User is a little girl
:-)-8   User is a Big girl
:-{)    User has a mustache
:-{}    User wears lipstick
{:-)    User wears a toupee
}:-(    Toupee in an updraft
:-[     User is a Vampire
:-E     Bucktoothed vampire
:-F     Bucktoothed vampire with one tooth missing
:-7     User juust made a wry statement
:-*     User just ate something sour
:-)^    User drools
:-^)    User has a cold
:'-(    User is crying
:'-)    User is so happy, s/he is crying
:-@     User is screaming
:-#     User wears braces
:)     User has a broken nose
:v)     User has a broken nose, but it's the other way
:_)     User's nose is sliding off of his face
:<)     User is from an Ivy League School
:-&     User is tongue tied.
=:-)    User is a hosehead
-:-)    User is a punk rocker
-:-(    (real punk rockers don't smile)
:=)     User has two noses
+-:-)   User is the Pope or holds some other religious office
`:-)    User shaved one of his eyebrows off this morning
,:-)    Same thing...other side
|-I     User is asleep
|-O     User is yawning/snoring
:-Q     User is a smoker
:-?     User smokes a pipe
O-)     Megaton Man On Patrol!  (or else, user is a scuba 
O :-)   User is an angel (at heart, at least)
:-P     Nyahhhh!
:-S     User just made an incoherent statement
:-D     User is laughing (at you!)
:-X     User's lips are sealed
:-C     User is really bummed
<|-)    User is Chinese
<|-(    User is Chinese and doesn't like these kind of jokes
:-/     User is skeptical
C=:-)   User is a chef
@=      User is pro-nuclear war
*<:-)   User is wearing a Santa Claus Hat
:-o     Uh oh!
(8-o    It's Mr. Bill!
*:o)    And Bozo the Clown!
3:]     Pet smilie
3:[     Mean Pet smilie
d8=     Your pet beaver is wearing goggles and a hard hat.
E-:-)   User is a Ham radio operator
:-9     User is licking his/her lips
%-6     User is braindead
[:-)    User is wearing a walkman
(:I     User is an egghead
<:-I    User is a dunce
K:P     User is a little kid with a propeller beenie
@:-)    User is wearing a turban
:-0     No Yelling!  (Quiet Lab)
:-:     Mutant Smilie 
        The invisible smilie
-)      User only has one eye
,-)     Ditto...but he's winking
X-(     User just died
8 :-)   User is a wizard
C=}>;*{))   Mega-Smilie... A drunk, devilish chef with a 
         toupee in an updraft, a mustache, and a double chin

Note: A lot of these can be typed without noses to make midget smilies.
:)      Midget smilie
:]      Gleep...a friendly midget smilie who will gladly be 
         your friend
=)      Variation on a theme...
:} -    What should we call these? (what?)

:) -    Happy  
:[ -    Real Downer  
:( -    Sad  
:,( -   Crying  
|I -    Asleep  
|o -   Snoring

:D -    Laughter
:I -    Hmmm...
[] -    Hugs and
:* -    Kisses
:O -    Yelling
:> -    what?  
:@ -    what?
:< -    what?  
:{ -    what?
:C -    what?  
:Q -    what?
  :-`   smiley spitting out its chewing tobacco
  :-1   smiley bland face
  :-!           "
  :-@   smiley face screaming
  :-#|  smiley face with bushy mustache
  :-$   smiley face with it's mouth wired shut
  :-%   smiley banker
  :-6   smiley after eating something sour
  :)   smiley with pointy nose (righty)
  :-7   smiley after a wry statement
  8-)   smiley swimmer
  :-*   smiley after eating something bitter
  :-&   smiley which is tongue-tied
  :-0   smiley orator
        smiley invisible man

  (:-(   unsmiley frowning
  (:-)   smiley big-face
  ):-)          "
  ):-(   unsmiley big-face
  )8-)   scuba smiley big-face
  =:-)   smiley punk-rocker
  =:-(   (real punk rockers don't smile)
  +:-)   smiley priest
  :-q    smiley trying to touch its tongue to its nose
  :-e    disappointed smiley
  :-t    cross smiley
  :-i    semi-smiley
  :-o    smiley singing national anthem
  :-p    smiley sticking its tongue out (at you!)
  :-[    un-smiley blockhead
  :-]    smiley blockhead
  :-{    smiley variation on a theme
  :-}    ditto
  {:-)   smiley with its hair parted in the middle
  }:-)   above in an updraft
  :-a    lefty smilely touching tongue to nose
  :-s    smiley after a BIZARRE comment
  :-d    lefty smiley razzing you
  g-)    smiley with ponce-nez glasses
  :-j    left smiling smilely
  :-k    beats me, looks like something, tho.
  :-l    y. a. s.
  :-:    mutant smiley
  :-\    undecided smiley
  :-|    "have an ordinary day" smiley
  ;-)    winking smiley
  :-<    real sad smiley
  :->    y.a.s.
  :-z    y.a.c.s.
  :-x    "my lips are sealed" smiley
  :-c    bummed out smiley
  :-v    talking head smiley
  :v)    left-pointing nose smiley
  :-b    left-pointing tongue smiley
  :-/    lefty undecided smiley
  :-?    smilely smoking a pipe
  .-]    one-eyed smilely
  ,-}    wry and winking
  0-)    smiley cyclops (scuba diver?)
  :-=)   older smiley with mustache
  :u)    smiley with funny-looking left nose
  :n)    smiley with funny-looking right nose
  :<     midget unsmiley
  :>     midget smiley
  }:#})   mega-smiley:  updrafted bushy-mustached pointy 
           nosed smiley with a double-chin

:-)        ha ha     
|-)        hee hee     
|-D        ho ho
:->        hey hey     
:-(        boo hoo      
:-I        hmm       
:-O        uh oh      
:-P        nyah nyah    
|-P        yuk

^^:-(      net.flame
O |-)      net.religion
8 :-I      net.unix-wizards
X-(        net.suicide
E-:-I      net.ham-radio
>:-I       net.startrek
3:o[       net.pets
:-}        beard  
:-#        braces  
:-Q        smoker  
(:I        egghead  

:-{        mustache
:-X        bow tie
<:I        dunce
@:I        turban
8-)        glasses
B-)       horn-rims  
:-8(      condescending stare  
>:-<      mad

8:-)      glasses on forehead
;-)       wink
Drama      :-(   
Comedy     :-)     
Surpise    :-o   
Suspense   8-|
Male       :-   
Female     >-    
Infinity   8
Birth      |-O   
Death      8-#


Sent by -Brad Adrian

I just wanted to share my own "signature" smilie.  I have curly hair, a
beard and a moustache.  So, when I sign off, I send:
If I'm angry at someone and want to stick my tongue out, it becomes:

A pirate with a beard, moustache and eye patch.


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