Learn The Codes For The Hidden Skype Emoticons

Skype is consolidating itself as the best option when it comes to voice chat over PCs and many other devices, and ever since MSN Messenger fused with it, we expect its user base to rise up a bit more. Furthermore, now is the perfect time to learn about some of the things Skype provides that people who haven’t used it before might not be aware of, that is, the hidden emoticons.

Skype emoticons

We’ve created this sheet for you, featuring some of the stuff that doesn’t appear in the regular emoticon window, and can therefore be considered “hidden”. Now, we’re not claiming these are all of them, so trying more commands out is encouraged, but this is as many as we could find! Enjoy them!

Emoticon Code Notes
drop pants and moon! (mooning) Mooning emoticon, perfect…
middle finger, how rude! (finger) Middle finger emoticon, a very rude emoticon to express yourself.
swearing (swear) Swearing smiley, his words are just too rude to show!
Rock on! (rock) Rocking smiley, making a hand gesture and enjoying his music.
Cigarette (smoking) Smoking emoticon, this hidden smiley is one bad dude!
drunk smiley (drunk) Drunk emoticon, this Skype smiley’s had a bit too much to drink
Party time! (poolparty) Pool party emoticon, this guy just can’t wait to jump in!
Toivo from Skype (toivo) A guy and his dog, not sure what this emoticon is about, but Toivo was a Skype engineer.
smiley in mask (bandit) Masked bandit emoticon, quite unique. Good for when some stealth is required.
angry (headbang) Angry smiley banging his head against a wall, we’ve all felt this way sometime.
FUBAR smiley (fubar) FUBAR emoticon, for times when things just won’t work.
tmi! (tmi) Too Much Information (TMI) emoticon, good for when you’ve heard more than enough!
bug (bug) Bug emoticon, a black
squirrel (heidy) Squirrel emoticon, a cute little critter and his nut. Heidi is a Skype staff member.
MySpace emoticon (myspace) MySpace emoticon, new in Skype 3.6 to commemorate the Skype-MySpace partnership!

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