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 in typed words.
;-) 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.

Those are the basic ones... Here are some somewhat less common ones:

    (-: User is left handed.
:*) User is drunk.
8-) User is wearing sunglasses.
B:-) Sunglasses on head.
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.
:-7 User just made a wry statement.
:-* User throwing a kiss
:-)~ 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
;-? Tongue-in-cheek
-:-) User is a punk rocker
-:-( (real punk rockers don't smile)
|-I User is asleep
|-O User is yawning/snoring
:-Q User is a smoker
:-? User smokes a pipe
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
The invisible smilie
C=:-) User is a chef
:-o Uh oh!
[:-) User is wearing a walkman
<:-I User is a dunce
K:P User is a little kid with a propeller beenie

C=}>;*{))   Mega-Smilie... A drunk, devilish chef with a toupee in an updraft, a mustache, and a double chin

13 Jun 1999
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