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Old 09-16-2005, 09:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Abbreviation
Meaning

404
I haven't a clue

ADN
Any day now

AFAIK
As far as I know

AFK
Away from keyboard

ARE
Acronym-rich environment

ASAP
As soon as possible

A/S/L?
Age/sex/location?

B4N
Bye for now

BAK
Back at the keyboard

BAS
Big a** smile

BBIAB
Be back in a bit

BBL
Be back later

BBN
Bye bye now

BBS
Be back soon

BEG
Big evil grin

BF
Boy friend

BFD
Big f***ing deal

BFN
Bye for now

BG
Big grin

BIBO
Beer in, beer out

BIOYIOP
Blow it out your I/O port

BL
Belly laughing

BMGWL
Busting my gut with laughter

BOTEC
Back-of-the-envelope calculation

BRB
Be right back

BTA
But then again...

BTDT
Been there, done that

BTW
By the way

BWL
Bursting with laughter

BWTHDIK
But what the heck do I know...?

CICO
Coffee in, coffee out

C&G
Chuckle and grin

CNP
Continued in next post

CRB
Come right back

CRBT
Crying real big tears

CU
See you

CUL
See you later

CUL8ER
See you later

CYA
See ya

CYA
Cover your ass

CYO
See you online

DBA
Doing business as

DFLA
Disenhanced four-letter acronym (that is, a TLA)

DL
Dead link

DLTBBB
Don't let the bed bugs bite

DIKU
Do I know you?

DITYID
Did I tell you I'm distressed?

DOM
Dirty old man

DOS
Dozing off soon

DQMOT
Don't quote me on this

DTRT
Do the right thing

DWB
Don't write back

EG
Evil grin

EMFBI
Excuse me for butting in

EMSG
E-mail message

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)

FC
Fingers crossed

FISH
First in, still here

FLA
Four-letter acronym

FMTYEWTK
Far more than you ever wanted to know

FOMCL
Falling off my chair laughing

FTBOMH
From the bottom of my heart

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

GA
Go ahead

GAL
Get a life

GIGO
Garbage in, garbage out

GD&R
Grinning, ducking, and running

GF
Girlfriend

GFN
Gone for now

GGP
Gotta go pee

GIWIST
Gee, I wish I'd said that

GL
Good luck

GMAB
Give me a break

GMTA
Great minds think alike

GOL
Giggling out loud

GTRM
Going to read mail

GTSY
Glad to see you

H&K
Hug and kiss

HAGN
Have a good night

HAND
Have a nice day

HHIS
Hanging head in shame

HIG
How's it going

HT
Hi there

HTH
Hope this helps

HUB
Head up butt

IAC
In any case

IAE
In any event

IANAL
I am not a lawyer (but)

IC
I see

IGP
I gotta pee

IHA
I hate acronyms

IHU
I hear you

IIRC
If I recall/remember/recollect correctly

ILU or ILY
I love you

IM
Immediate message

IMCO
In my considered opinion

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

IMS
I am sorry

IOW
In other words

IPN
I'm posting naked

IRL
In real life (that is, when not chatting)

ITIGBS
I think I'm going to be sick

IWALU
I will always love you

IYSWIM
If you see what I mean

J4G
Just for grins

JBOD
Just a bunch of disks (like redundant array of independent disks, etc.)

JIC
Just in case

JK
Just kidding

JMO
Just my opinion

JTLYK
Just to let you know

KISS
Keep it simple stupid

KIT
Keep in touch

KOTC
Kiss on the cheek

KOTL
Kiss on the lips

KWIM?
Know what I mean?

L8R
Later

L8R G8R
Later gator

LD
Later, dude

LDR
Long-distance relationship

LHO
Laughing head off

LLTA
Lots and lots of thunderous applause

LMAO
Laughing my a** off

LMSO
Laughing my socks off

LOL
Laughing out loud

LRF
Little Rubber Feet (the little pads on the bottom of displays and other equipment)

LSHMBH
Laughing so hard my belly hurts

LTM
Laugh to myself

LTNS
Long time no see

LTR
Long-term relationship

LULAB
Love you like a brother

LULAS
Love you like a sister

LUWAMH
Love you with all my heart

LY
Love ya

LY4E
Love ya forever

MorF
Male or female

MOSS
Member of the same sex

MOTOS
Member of the opposite sex

MTF
More to follow

MUSM
Miss you so much

NADT
Not a darn thing

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

OMG
Oh my God

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")

PAW
Parents are watching

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

PM
Private message

PMFJIB
Pardon me for jumping in but...

POAHF
Put on a happy face

::POOF::
Goodbye (leaving the room)

POTS
Plain old telephone service

PU
That stinks!

QT
Cutie

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

RT
Real time

RTFM
Read the f***ing manual

RYO
Roll your own (write your own program; derived from cigarettes rolled yourself with tobacco and paper)

S^
S'up - what's up

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

SETE
Smiling ear to ear

SF
Surfer-friendly (low-graphics Web site)

SHID
Slaps head in disgust

SNAFU
Situation normal, all f***ed up

SO
Significant other

SOL
Smilling out loud or sh*t out of luck

SOMY
Sick of me yet?

SOT
Short on time

SOTMG
Short on time must go

STFW
Search the f*****g Web

STW
Search the Web

SU
Shut up

SUAKM
Shut up and kiss me

SUP
What's up

SWAG
Stupid wild-a** guess

SWAK
Sealed with a kiss

SWL
Screaming with laughter

SYS
See you soon

TA
Thanks again

TAFN
That's all for now

TANSTAAFL
There ain't no such thing as a free lunch

TCOY
Take care of yourself

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)

TILII
Tell it like it is

TLA
Three-letter acronym

TLK2UL8R
Talk to you later

TMI
Too much information

TNT
Till next time

TOPCA
Til our paths cross again (early Celtic chat term)

TOY
Thinking of you

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

TY
Thank you

UAPITA
You're a pain in the ass

UW
You're welcome

VBG
Very big grin

VBSEG
Very big s***-eating grin

WAG
Wild a** guess

WAYD
What are you doing

WB
Welcome back

WBS
Write back soon

WDALYIC
Who died and left you in charge?

WEG
Wicked evil grin

WFM
Works for me

WIBNI
Wouldn't it be nice if

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

YBS
You'll be sorry

YGBSM
You gotta be s***tin' me!

YMMV
Your mileage may vary.

YW
You're welcome
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Old 09-16-2005, 09:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You forgot LMMFAOH

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Old 09-17-2005, 01:17 AM   #3 (permalink)
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lol

Here is a link from wired teens or teenangels near the bottom there is a button Chat translator, it has over 1600 Acronyms! Simply enter the acronym and press enter.


http://www.teenangels.org

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Old 09-17-2005, 03:50 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Hmmm.....I think this had better be a sticky!
There's no way I'll remember all those!!!

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