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Thread: Chat Abbreviations

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    Lightbulb Chat Abbreviations

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    Abbreviation Meaning

    ADN Any day now
    AFAIK As far as I know
    AFK Away from keyboard
    ARE Acronym-rich environment
    A/S/L? Age/sex/location?
    B4N Bye for now
    BAK Back at the keyboard
    BBIAB Be back in a bit
    BBL Be back later
    BEG Big evil grin
    BFD Big f***ing deal
    BFN Bye for now
    BG Big grin
    BIOYIOP Blow it out your I/O port
    BL Belly laughing
    BOTEC Back-of-the-envelope calculation
    BRB Be right back
    BTA But then again...
    BTW By the way
    BWL Burst With Laughter
    BWTHDIK But what the heck do I know...?
    CU See you
    CUL See you later
    CUL8ER See you later
    CYA Cover your ass
    CYO See you online
    DBA Doing business as
    DFLA Disenhanced four-letter acronym (that is, a TLA)
    DL Dead link
    DIKU Do I know you?
    DITYID Did I tell you I'm distressed?
    DQMOT Don't quote me on this
    EG Evil grin
    EMFBI Excuse me for butting in
    EOM End of message
    EOT End of thread (meaning: end of discussion)
    ETLA Extended three-letter acronym (that is, an FLA)
    F2F Face to face
    FAQ Frequently-ask question(s)
    FISH First in, still here
    FLA Four-letter acronym
    FMTYEWTK Far more than you ever wanted to know
    FOMCL Falling off my chair laughing
    FUBAR F***ed up beyond all repair or recognition
    FUD Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt
    FWIW For what it's worth
    FYI For your information
    G Grin
    G2G Got to go
    GA Go ahead
    GAL Get a life
    GD&R Grinning, ducking, and running
    GIWIST Gee, I wish I'd said that
    GMTA Great minds think alike
    GOL Giggling out loud
    GTRM Going to read mail
    HTH Hope this helps
    IAC In any case
    IANAL I am not a lawyer (but)
    IC I see
    IDK I don't know
    IHA I hate acronyms
    IIRC If I recall/remember/recollect correctly
    ILU or ILY I love you
    IM Immediate/Instant message
    IMHO In my humble opinion
    IMing Chatting with someone online usually while doing other things such as playing trivia or other interactive game
    IMNSHO In my not so humble opinion
    IMO In my opinion
    IOW In other words
    IPN I'm posting naked
    IRL In real life
    IYSWIM If you see what I mean
    JBOD Just a bunch of disks (like redundant array of independent disks, etc.)
    JIC Just in case
    JK Just kidding
    KOTC Kiss on the cheek
    KWIM? Know what I mean?
    L8R Later
    LD Later, dude
    LDR Long-distance relationship
    LLTA Lots and lots of thunderous applause
    LMAO Laugh(ing) My Ass Off
    LMLYG Let Me Let You Go
    LOL Laugh(ing) Out Loud
    LRF Little Rubber Feet (the little pads on the bottom of displays and other equipment)
    LTM Laugh to myself
    LTR Long-term relationship
    LULAB Love you like a brother
    LULAS Love you like a sister
    MorF Male or female
    MOSS Member of the same sex
    MOTOS Member of the opposite sex
    MUSM Miss you so much
    NM Not much
    NFG No f*****g good
    NFW No feasible way or no f*****g way
    NIFOC Naked in front of computer
    NP or N/P No problem
    NRN No response necessary
    OIC Oh, I see
    OLL Online love
    OTF Off the floor
    OTOH On the other hand
    OTTOMH Off the top of my head
    PANS Pretty awesome new stuff (as opposed to "POTS")
    PCMCIA People can't master computer industry acronyms
    PDA Public display of affection
    PEBCAK Problem exists between chair and keyboard
    PIBKAC Problem is between keyboard and chair
    PITA Pain in the ass
    PMFJIB Pardon me for jumping in but...
    ::POOF:: Goodbye (leaving the room)
    POS Parent over shoulder (change the topic)
    POTS Plain old telephone service
    PU That stinks!
    RL Real life (that is, when not chatting)
    ROR Raffing out roud (Engrish for "laughing out loud")
    ROTFL Rolling on the floor laughing
    ROTFLMAO Rolling on the floor laughing my a** off
    ROTFLMAOWPIMP Rolling on the floor laughing my a** off while peeing in my pants
    ROTFLMBO Rolling on the floor laughing my butt off
    RPG Role-playing games
    RSN Real soon now
    RTFM Read the f***ing manual
    RYO Roll your own (write your own program; derived from cigarettes rolled yourself with tobacco and paper)
    S4L Spam for life (what you may get when you become someone's customer or client)
    SHCOON Shoot hot coffee out of nose
    SEG S***-eating grin
    SF Surfer-friendly (low-graphics Web site)
    SNAFU Situation normal, all f***ed up
    SO Significant other
    SOHF Sense of humor failure
    SOL Smilling out loud or sh*t out of luck
    SOMY Sick of me yet?
    STFW Search the f*****g Web
    STW Search the Web
    SWAG Stupid wild-a** guess
    TAFN That's all for now
    TANSTAAFL There ain't no such thing as a free lunch
    TFH Thread from hell (a discussion that just won't die and is often irrelevant to the purpose of the forum or group)
    TGIF Thank God it's Friday
    THX Thanks
    TIA Thanks in advance (used if you post a question and are expecting a helpful reply)
    TLA Three-letter acronym
    TLK2UL8R Talk to you later
    TMI Too much information
    TOPCA Til our paths cross again (early Celtic chat term)
    TPTB The powers that be
    TTFN Ta-Ta for now
    TTT Thought that, too (when someone types in what you were about to type)
    TTYL Talk to you later
    TU Thank you
    UAPITA You're a pain in the ass
    UW You're welcome
    VBG Very big grin
    VBSEG Very big s***-eating grin
    WDALYIC Who died and left you in charge?
    WFM Works for me
    WIBNI Wouldn't it be nice if
    WRT With respect to
    WT? What/who the ?
    WTFO What the F***! Over!
    WTG Way to go!
    WTGP? Want to go private?
    WU? What's up?
    WUF? Where are you from?
    WYSIWYG What you see is what you get
    YGBSM You gotta be s***tin' me!
    YMMV Your mileage may vary.
    YMIA You're welcome in advance

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    SHCOON Shoot hot coffee out of nose
    UAPITA You're a pain in the ass
    ROTFLMAOWPIMP Rolling on the floor laughing my a** off while peeing in my pants

    I use some, but not all those crappy ones LoL

    I don't even see STFU
    |Nico Lawsons

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    Many uses cya for (see you) be careful before using that.

    Quote Originally Posted by Aquarezz View Post
    SHCOON Shoot hot coffee out of nose
    UAPITA You're a pain in the ass
    ROTFLMAOWPIMP Rolling on the floor laughing my a** off while peeing in my pants

    I use some, but not all those crappy ones LoL

    I don't even see STFU

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    I use CYA Later many many times... well, it's your A not mine.

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    In my Home
    Thanks for sharing, I only know 3-4 of them like, WTB, WTS, WTH, FAQ and BTW.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueCheri View Post
    What does WTH mean?
    WTH = Want To Hire

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    One moreChat Abbreviation is " ASAP = As soon as possible "

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    lol... nice ones I must say.

    - Digital -

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    In general chat abbreviation, it should ne "What The Hell"..

    Want To Hire is in business terms.

    Quote Originally Posted by BlueCheri View Post
    What does WTH mean?
    SEO girl...

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