Glossary of Internet Forum Abbreviations

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Glossary of Internet Forum Abbreviations

Postby kfxnando » Tue Jul 19, 2011 1:13 am

this will help me, sure it will help others too!! :mrgreen:


ADN -- Any Day Now

AFAIK -- As Far As I Know.

AFAICR -- As Far As I Can Remember

AFK -- Away From Keyboard -- generally used in chat-rooms and online games to indicate a participant is temporarily away from his/her computer.

BTW -- By The Way

E -- e-mail. Used in the following manner: "I'll E you when it's ready," or "Did she E you about that?"

GIYF -- Google Is Your Friend -- used as a gentle reminder that the Internet is a vast storehouse of information, readily available to those who just look.

LMAO -- Laughing My A$$ Off. Funny to the point of anatomical improbability.

LOL -- Laughing Out Loud. Funny.

OMG -- Oh My God!

OP -- Original Post, Original Posting, Original Poster. That posting which initiates a thread or the individual who made it.

ROFL -- Rolling On the Floor Laughing. Hysterically funny.

ROFLMAOTPMP -- Rolling On the Floor Laughing My A$$ Off and P--ing My Pants. Outlandishly funny to the point of temporary incontinence. (Generally more than we needed to know.)

ROFLOL -- Rolling On the Floor Laughing Out Loud.

ROTFL -- Rolling On The Floor Laughing. See ROFL.

RSN -- Real Soon Now. Usually refers to that bugfix you *really* need.

Teh -- "The", but more emphatically. Originally a typo of "the". "He is The Man." means the same as "He is Teh Man." but ever so much more so.

WTF -- What The F**k.
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