Emoticons (or Smileys) are small faces which can help in tense situations, to show that you don't intend to sound mean or are just joking.
List of emoticons[edit source]
There are currently 29 emoticons which can be used:
Note: Do not add emoticons yourself. If you have a request, please post them on the talk page.
Emoticons should not be used in mainspace articles. However, they can be used in the forums, or on talk pages.