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Old 27 December 2005, 18:01   #1
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Here are some abbreviations that are often used online:


AFAICT

As Far As I Can Tell

AFAIK

As Far As I Know

AFK

Away From Keyboard

AIUI

As I Understand It

ASL?

Age? Sex? Location?

ATM

At This Moment

B4

Before

BAK

Back At Keyboard

BBL

Be Back Later

BBS

Be Back Soon

BCNU

Be seeing you

BRB

Be Right Back

BST

But Seriously Though

BTDT

Been There, Done That

BTW

By The Way

CUL

See You Later

CYA

See You (Later)

DWISNWID

Do What I Say, Not What I Do

DYJHIW

Don't You Just Hate It When

ETLA

Extended Three Letter Acronym

F2F

Face to Face

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

FOAF

Friend Of A Friend

FWIW

For What It's Worth

FYI

For Your Information

G2G

Got To Go

GA

Go Ahead

GAL

Get A Life

GIGO

Garbage In, Garbage Out

IANAL

I Am Not A Lawyer

IIRC

If I Recall Correctly

IME

In My Experience

IMHO

In My Humble Opinion

IMNSHO

In My Not-So-Humble Opinion

IMO

In My Opinion

IOW

In Other Words

IRL

In Real Life

ISTM

It Seems To Me

ITRO

In The Region Of

IWBNI

It Would Be Nice If

IYSWIM

If You See What I Mean

JAM

Just A Minute

J/K

Just Kidding

KISS

Keep It Simple, Stupid

L8R

Later

LOL

Laughs Out Loud

MOF?

Male Or Female?

MOTOS

Member Of The Opposite Sex

NALOPKT

Not A Lot Of People Know That

N/M

Never Mind

N/P

No Problem

OIC

Oh, I See

OMG

Oh My God

OTOH

On The Other Hand

OTT

Over The Top

ROFL

Rolls On Floor, Laughing

RUOK

Are you OK?

SITD

Still In The Dark

TANSTAAFL

There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

TBH

To be honest

TIA

Thanks In Advance

TLA

Three Letter Acronym

TNX

Thanks

TPTB

The Powers That Be

TTFN

Ta Ta For Now

TTYL

Talk To You Later

TVM

Thanks Very Much

TY

Thank You

UR

Your / You're

W/

With

W/E

Whatever

WIBNI

Wouldn't It Be Nice If

WRT

With Regard To

WYSIWYG

What You See Is What You Get

YABA

Yet Another Bloody Acronym

YHM

You Have Mail

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Old 27 December 2005, 18:04   #2
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Mate, don't take this the wrong way, but do you write down train numbers?
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Old 27 December 2005, 18:16   #4
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Must be Snowing really bad in Ireland.
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wtf?

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Old 27 December 2005, 18:26   #6
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Old 27 December 2005, 18:50   #7
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SNAFU seems to be missing, as well.

While we're at it, How do you type "AFK" if you actually are away from the keyboard?

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