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 Post subject: Forum "Slang"
PostPosted: July 25th, 2006, 11:24 am 
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Heres a list of forum slang, acronyms and smilies and their meanings. Thank you very much Jo for reasearching! If you have any more that we've missed, PM me to add them :)
AFAIK As far as I know
AFK Away From Keyboard
AKA Also Known As
ANFAWFOS And Now a Word From Our Sponsor
ASAP As Soon As Possible
BAIK Boy Am I Confused
BAK Back At Keyboard
BBS Be back soon
BF Boy Friend
BFN Bye For Now
BOT Back on Topic
BRB Be Right Back
BTDT Been There, Done That
BTFT Been There, Fixed That
BTW By the way
C&B Crash & Burn
CE Creative Editing
CIAO Goodbye
COTFLGOHAHA Crawling on the Floor Laughing Guts Out and Having a Heart Attack
CSY Can't Stop Yawning
CU Cracking Up
CUL Catch You Later (Goodbye)
CUL8R See You Later
CWYL Chat With You Later
CYA See Ya
D&C Duck & Cover
DITUIHIBMSL Did I Tell You I Hate IBMs Lately
DITUILIBMSL Did I Tell You I Love IBMs Lately
E2EG Ear to Ear Grin
EOD End of Discussion
EOL End of Lecture
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FYI For Your Information
FTR for the record
G2G Got to go
GASP Go Away, Silly Person!
GD&R Grinning, Ducking and Running
GD&RVVF Grinning, Ducking and Running Very Very Fast
GF Girl Friend
GGN Gotta Go Now
GIGO Garbage In, Garbage Out
HOMPR Hang On, Mobile Phone's Ringing
ILSHIBAMF I Laughed so Hard I Broke All my Furniture
IMO In My Opinion
IRL In Real Life
JK Just Kidding
jooc just out of curiosity
KISS Keep It Simple Stupid
L8R Later
LOL Laughing Out Loud/ Lots of Love
LTIP Laughing Til I Puke
LMAO Laugh my a*** off
MCBTY(SN) My Computer is Better than Yours (So Nyerrr)
NERD National Establishment for Real Dorks
NFA No Flaming Allowed
NRN No Reply Necessary
NP No problem
NUNP No Users, No Problem
OIC Oh, I See
OOC Out Of Character (This is used in RPGs for when you are talking, not RPing)
OC Own Character (Going back to your RP charrie)
PBKAC Problem Between Keyboard and Chair
POV Point of View
PM Private Message
ROFFNAR Rolling on the Floor for no Apparent Reason
ROFL Rolling on Floor Laughing
ROFLMAO Rolling on the floor laughing my a*** off
ROFLOL Rolling on the Floor Laughing Out Loud
ROFLOLBAG Rolling on the Floor Laughing Out Loud Busting a Gut
ROTBA Reality on the Blink Again
SO Significant Other
Swoon- Faint, usually at a member of the opposite sex :p
Swoonage- Someone very hot
TBH To be honest
TTFN Ta Ta for Now
TTM To The Moderator
TTYL Talk To You Later
TTYRS Talk To You Real Soon
TY Thank you
W00T! Yay! Or somethings very good
W00tage A very good thing
WB Welcome Back
WBS Write Back Soon
*beep* What the (yeah, you get the idea!)
WTG Way To Go
WTH What the Heck?
YW You’re Welcome

:-) Your basic smiley. This smiley is used to inflect a sarcastic or joking statement since we can't hear voice inflection over e-mail.

;-) Winky smiley. User just made a flirtatious and/or sarcastic remark. More of a "don't hit me for what I just said" smiley.

:-( Frowning smiley. User did not like that last statement or is upset or depressed about something.

:-I Indifferent smiley. Better than a :-( but not quite as good as a :-).

:-> 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.


(-: User is left handed.

%-) User has been staring at a green screen for 15 hours straight.

:*) 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.

:-{) User has a mustache.

:-{ 2 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 diver)

O :-) User is an angel (at heart, at least).

:-` User spitting out its chewing tobacco.

:-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 skeptical.

C=:-) User is a chef.

@= User is pro-nuclear war.

*<User> What?

:@ What?

:D Laughter.

:I Hmmm...

:( Sad.

:[ Real Downer.

:<What>;*{)) A drunk, devilish chef with a toupee in an updraft, a mustache, and a double chin.

}:^#}) Updrafted bushy-mustached pointy nosed smiley with a double-chin.

:-) ha ha

|-) hee hee

|-D ho ho

:-> hey hey

:-( boo hoo

:-I hmmm

:-O oops

:-P nyahhhh!

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PostPosted: July 25th, 2006, 12:04 pm 
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It looks like you covered everything, Kes! This is a good idea-it will make understanding our talk easier for the newbies. :P

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PostPosted: July 25th, 2006, 12:11 pm 
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I always thought GASP meant what it sounded like... a sharp inhalation of air :lol:

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^ Lol, you're not the only one!

Great list Kess! :)

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IMO - In my opinion.

:innocent:

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oO I like that!! You're a genius, Kess! :angel:

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PostPosted: July 26th, 2006, 9:26 am 
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Good job Kes! This thread should be stickied! ( :) @ mods)


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PostPosted: July 26th, 2006, 9:45 am 
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Thanks guys, but Jo did practiacally the whole list, I just added about 10 of them and made the thread :p

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PostPosted: July 26th, 2006, 11:50 am 
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This topic needs to be stickied! It's so useful! Fwee! So that's what all those abbrievations mean, I never knew about AFK, my friend uses it all the time...Oy!

*Stickies to the top of the page* Whee!

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Yay! I love usful things being stickied! :)

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Nice one, Kess. :dance:


But just so newbies don't freak out, A-U only uses like a third of that slang! Just reading through now, I only recognized about a fourth. :P

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I know, I hardly use any of it. :teehee:

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Thanks Kess and Jo! This is very useful. :-D


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The Coughing Nazgul wrote:
I always thought GASP meant what it sounded like... a sharp inhalation of air :lol:


lol... thats what i thought too! I use the word gasp a lot, as in OMG! type thing.

Kess and Jo, that's such a funny list! ROFLOLBAG! :P Great work!

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Haha... some of those bits of "slang" I've never seen before. Now I'll know better! :P Great job Kess and Jo! :)

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PostPosted: July 29th, 2006, 1:30 pm 
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This is a very interesting and informative thread. I didn't know many of them. Good job! :)

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