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What Do The Abbrieviations Mean?


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#16 Guest_fiercestcalm_*

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Posted 16 September 2006 - 12:35 AM

when i first got on the internet way back in the stone ages, i used to wonder who this "lol" person that everyone was talking to was.......then i figured it out.......and i LOLed!

oh and another favourite of mine...btdt = been there, done that.

Edited by fiercestcalm, 16 September 2006 - 12:35 AM.


#17 Maddy

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Posted 05 January 2007 - 02:48 AM

There is also:

gtg or g2g = got to go
hb = hurry back
tc = take care
uhhh....it's late and that's all I can think of that haven't been covered, lol!! But there you are. smile.gif

I know this topic was dead but I had to add my two cents, lol!! Those three felt left out, I had to let them join their friends, LOL!!!

Edited by Maddy, 05 January 2007 - 02:49 AM.


#18 tucey

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Posted 25 June 2007 - 11:57 PM

Here is a large list:

Abbreviation Meaning
<3 heart
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
k ok
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?
WYSITWIRL What you see is TOTALLY WORTHLESS IN REAL LIFE!
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


Taken from: http://searchcrm.tec...i211776,00.html




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CHAT ABBREVIATIONS
14AA41 one for all and all for one
1-D-R I wonder
121 one to one
143 I love you
411 information
4ever forever
86 over
AAF as a friend
AAK alive and kicking
AAMOF as a matter of fact
AAR at any rate
AAS alive and smiling
AATK always at the keyboard
ABT2 about to
AFAIK as far as I know
AFK away from keyboard
AFN thatís all for now
AKA also known as
ARE acronym-rich environment
ALOL actually laughing out loud
AND any day now
AOTA all of the above
ASAP as soon as possible
A/S/L? age, sex, location
A/S/L/M/H? age, sex, location, music, hobbies
AYSOS are you stupid or something
AYTMTB and you are telling me this because
B4 before
B4N bye for now
BAG busting a gut
BAK back at the keyboard
BBBG bye bye be good
BBIAB be back in a bit
BBIAF be back in a few
BBIAS be back in a sec
BBL be back later
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BBML be back much later
BBN bye bye now
BBS be back soon
BBSL be back sooner or later
BCNU Iíll be seeing you
BD big deal
BEG big evil grin
BF boyfriend
BFF best friends forever
BFN bye for now
BG big grin
BIOYN blow it out your nose
BKA better known as
BL belly laughing
BR best regards
BRB be right back
BRH Be Right Here
BRT be right there
BTA but then again
BTHOOM beats the heck out of me
Btw between you and me
BTW by the way
BWL bursting with laughter
BWO black/white/other
BWTHDIK but what the heck do I know
BYKT but you knew that
CB chat brat
C&G chuckle & grin
CID crying in disgrace
CMF count my fingers
CNP continued (in my) next post
CP chat post
CRBT crying real big tears
CRTLA canít remember the three letter acronym
CSG chuckle, snicker, grin
CSL canít stop laughing
CU see you
CUL or CUL8ER see you later
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CUNS see you in school
CUOL see you online
CUZ because
CWYL chat with you later
CYA see ya
CY calm yourself
CYL see you later
CYO see you online
CYT see you tomorrow
DBEYR donít believe everything you read
DEGT donít even go there
DETI donít even think about it
DF dear friend
DGA donít go anywhere
DGT donít go there
DH dear Hubby
DHYB donít Hold Your Breath
DIKU do I know you?
DIY do it yourself
DKDC donít know donít care
DL dead link
DLTBBB donít let the bed bugs bite
DLTM donít lie to me
DMI donít mention it
DNC does not compute
DQMOT donít quote me on this
DUST did you see that
DYFM dude you fascinate me
DYJHIW donít you just hate it when
E123 easy as 123
EAK eating at Keyboard
EG evil grin
EL evil Laugh
EM? excuse me?
EMA what is your E-mail address
EMFBI excuse me for butting in
EOM end of message
EOT end of thread
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EZ easy
F2F face to face
FAQ frequently asked question(s)
FAWC for anyone who cares
FC fingers crossed
FISH first in, still here
FITB fill in the blanks
FMTYEWTK far more than you ever wanted to know
FOAF friend of a friend
FOCL falling off chair laughing
FOFL falling on floor laughing
FOMCL falling off my chair laughing
FTBOMH from the bottom of my heart
FUBAR fouled up beyond all repairs
FUD fear, uncertainty, and doubt
FWIW for what itís worth
FYI for your information
GA go ahead
GAL get a life
GD&R grinning, ducking, & running
GF girlfriend
GFN gone for now
GGOH got to get out of here
GIWIST gee, I wish Iíd said that
GL good luck
GMBO giggling my butt off
GMTA great minds think alike
GOL giggling out loud
GR&D grinning, running, and ducking
GR got to run
GRRRR growling
GTR got to run
GTRM going to read mail
GTSY glad to see you
H&K hug and kiss
HA hello again
HAGD have a good day
HAGD have a great day
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HAGN have a good night
HB hurry back
HHIS hanging head in shame
HTH hope this helps
HHO1/2K ha ha only half kidding
HHOK ha ha only joking
HHOS ha ha only being serious
IAC in any case
IAE in any event
IANAC I am not a crook
IANAL I am not a lawyer (but)
IB Iím back
IBTD I beg to differ
IC I see
ICBW I could be wrong
ID10T idiot
IDGI I donít get it
IDK I donít know
IDKY I donít know you
IDTS I donít think so
IFAB I found a bug
IGTP I get the point
IHA I hate acronyms
IHAIM I have another instant message
IHNO I have no opinion
IIRC if I remember correctly
IIWM if it were me
ILU I love you
IM instant message
IMHO in my humble opinion
IMing chatting with someone online
IMNSHO in my not so humble opinion
IMO in my opinion
IMS I am sorry
INMP itís not my problem
IOH iím outta here
IOW in other words
IPN Iím posting naked
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IRL in real life
ISS I said so
IWALU I will always love you
IYKWIMAITYD if you know what I mean and I think you do
IYKWIM if you know what I mean
IYO in your opinion
IYSS if you say so
IYSWIM if you see what I mean
J/C just checking
JAS just a sec
JBOD just a bunch of disks
JIC just in case
JK just kidding
JM2C just my two cents
JMO just my opinion
JT just teasing
JTLYK just to let you know
JW just wondering
K okay
KEWL cool
KFY kiss for you
KIR keep it real
KIT keep in touch
KOC kiss on cheek
KOL kiss on lips
KWIM know what I mean?
L2M listening to music
L8R later
LD later, dude
LDR long distance relationship
LHM lord help me
LHU lord help us
LLTA lots and lots of thunderous applause
LMIRL letís meet in real life
LMSO laughing my socks off
LOL laughing out loud
LSV language, sex, violence
LSHMBB laughing so hard my belly is bouncing
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LSHMBH laughing so hard my belly hurts
LTM laugh to myself
LTNS long time, no see
LTR long term relationship
LTS laughing to self
LULAB love you like a brother
LULAS love you like a sister
LUWAMH love you with all my heart
LY love you
LYL love you lots
M/F male or female
M8 mate or mates
MA mature audience
MHBFY my heart bleeds for you
MIHAP may I have your attention please
MKOP my kind of place
MOOS member of the opposite sex
MOSS member of same sex
MOTOS member of the opposite sex
MSG message
MTF more to follow
MTFBWY may the force be with you
MUSM miss you so much
N1 nice one
N2M not to mention
NADT not a darn thing
NAZ name, address, zip
N-E-1 ER anyone here?
NE1 anyone
N-E-1 anyone
NG new game
NIMBY not in my back yard
NM never mind
NOYB not of your business
NP nosy parents
N/P no problem
NRN no reply necessary
NTK nice to know
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NT no thanks
NUFF enough said
NW no way!
OBTW oh by the way
OF old fart
OIC oh I see
OL old lady
OLL online love
OM old man
OMDB over my dead body
OMG oh my god
ONNA oh no, not again
OT off topic
OTF off the floor
OTH off the hook
OTOH on the other hand
OTP On the phone
OTTOMH off the top of my head
OTW on the way
P2P peer to peer
P911 my parents are coming!
PA parent alert
PAL parents are listening
PANB parents are nearby
PANS pretty awesome new stuff
PAW parents are watching
PDA public display of affection
PDS please donít shoot
Peeps people
PIR parent in room
PLZ please
PM private message
PMJI pardon me for jumping in
PMFJIB pardon me for jumping in butÖ.
PMP peed my pants
PO piss off
POAHF put on a happy face
POS parent over shoulder
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POTS plain old telephone service
POV point of view
PPL people
PU that stinks
P-ZA pizza
QL quit laughing
QSL reply
QSO conversation
QT cutie
R&R rest and relaxation
R/t real time
RBAY right back at ya
RBTL read between the lines
RL real life
RLF real life friend
RMLB read my lips baby
RMMM read my mail man
ROL raffing out loud
ROFL rolling on floor laughing
ROTFL rolling on the floor laughing
RPG role playing games
RSN real soon now
RTBS reason to be single
RTFM read the flipping manual
RU are you?
RUMORF are you male or female?
RUUP4IT are you up for it?
RX regards
S4L spam for life
SCNR sorry, could not resist
SED said enough darling
SEP somebodyís elseís problem
SETE smiling ear to ear
SF surfer friendly
SFETE smiling from ear to ear
SFX sound effects
SH same here
SHCOON shoot hot coffee out of nose
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SHID slaps head in disgust
SITD still in the dark
SLIRK smart little rich kid
SMAIM send me an instant message
SMEM send me an E-mail
SN screen name
SNERT snot nosed egotistical rude teenager
SO significant other
SOHF sense of humor failure
SOMY sick of me yet?
SOT short of time
SOTMG short of time, must go
SPST same place same time
STR8 straight
STW search the web
STYS speak to you soon
SU shut up
SUP or WU whatís up
SUYF shut up you fool
SWAK sealed with a kiss
SWALK sealed with a loving kiss
SWDY so what do you think?
SWL screaming with laughter
SYL see you later
SYS see you soon
TA thanks again
TAFN thatís all for now
TAS taking a shower
TAW teachers are watching
TCOB taking care of business
TCOY take care of yourself
TFH thread from hell
TFX traffic
TGIF thank God itís Friday
THX thanks
TIA thanks in advance
TIAIL I think I am in love
TIC tongue in cheek
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TILII tell it like it is
TLK2UL8R talk to you later
TM trust me
TMI too much information
TNT Ďtill next time
TOM tomorrow
TOPCA Ďtil our paths cross again
TOT tons of time
TOY thinking of you
TPS thatís pretty stupid
TPTB the powers that be
TRDMF tears running down my face
TTFN ta ta for now
TTG time to go
TTT thought that too
TTTT these things take time
TTYL talk to you later
TU thank you
TWHAB this wonít hurt a bit
TWIWI that was interesting wasnít it?
TYVM thank you very much
U-L? you will?
UV unpleasant visual
UW youíre welcome
VBG very big grin
VBS very big smile
VEG very evil grin
VSF very sad face
WAD without a doubt
WAI what an idiot
WB welcome back or write back
WC welcome
WC who cares?
WDALYIC who died and left you in charge?
WDYS what did you say?
WDYT what do you think?
W/E whatever
WEG wicked evil grin
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WEU whatís eating you?
WFM works for me
WIBNI wouldnít it be nice if
WT? what the or who the
WTG way to go
WTGP want to go private?
WTH what/who the heck
WUF where are you from?
WWJD what would Jesus do?
WWY where were you?
WYCM will you call me?
WYRN whatís your real name?
WYSIWYG what you see is what you get
WYSLPG what you see looks pretty good
X-1-10 exciting
XME excuse me
XOXO hugs and kisses
YAA yet another acronym
YBS youíll be sorry
YDKM you donít know me
YG young gentleman
YGBK you gotta be kiddiní
YHM you have mail
YKW? you know what?
YNK you never know
YL young lady
YM young man
YOYO youíre on your own
YR yeah right
YSYD yeah, sure you do
YS you stinker
YTTT you telling the truth?
YVW youíre very welcome
YWIA youíre welcome in advance
YW youíre Welcome
YYSSW yeah, yeah, sure, sure, whatever
ZZ Sleeping, Bored, Tired



Taken from: http://www.missingki...onlinelingo.pdf

#19 dodo

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Posted 26 June 2007 - 03:44 AM

wow!!

I copied that out and I am only going to use abreviations from now on in chat!!


ttfn

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#20 Lene

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Posted 26 June 2007 - 08:42 AM

missed one....WTF!!!!...leave you all to work it out but I use it more than I should laugh3.gif

#21 Swordgirl

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Posted 26 June 2007 - 06:56 PM

hey u all!! you totally should have a teen to supervise this topic!! we know all the chat lingo!!! lol
but hree is my fave
lolsmtmmacomn=laughing out loud so much that my milk almost came out my nose smile.gif
lol


#22 BlueWings

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Posted 26 June 2007 - 08:30 PM

Holy crap, lol. WOW. I didn't know there were that many these days!
I feel old!

QUOTE(tucey @ Jun 26 2007, 12:57 AM) View Post
Here is a large list:

Abbreviation Meaning
<3 heart
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
k ok
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?
WYSITWIRL What you see is TOTALLY WORTHLESS IN REAL LIFE!
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


Taken from: http://searchcrm.tec...i211776,00.html




And some may be repeated here:

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CHAT ABBREVIATIONS
14AA41 one for all and all for one
1-D-R I wonder
121 one to one
143 I love you
411 information
4ever forever
86 over
AAF as a friend
AAK alive and kicking
AAMOF as a matter of fact
AAR at any rate
AAS alive and smiling
AATK always at the keyboard
ABT2 about to
AFAIK as far as I know
AFK away from keyboard
AFN that's all for now
AKA also known as
ARE acronym-rich environment
ALOL actually laughing out loud
AND any day now
AOTA all of the above
ASAP as soon as possible
A/S/L? age, sex, location
A/S/L/M/H? age, sex, location, music, hobbies
AYSOS are you stupid or something
AYTMTB and you are telling me this because
B4 before
B4N bye for now
BAG busting a gut
BAK back at the keyboard
BBBG bye bye be good
BBIAB be back in a bit
BBIAF be back in a few
BBIAS be back in a sec
BBL be back later
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BBML be back much later
BBN bye bye now
BBS be back soon
BBSL be back sooner or later
BCNU I'll be seeing you
BD big deal
BEG big evil grin
BF boyfriend
BFF best friends forever
BFN bye for now
BG big grin
BIOYN blow it out your nose
BKA better known as
BL belly laughing
BR best regards
BRB be right back
BRH Be Right Here
BRT be right there
BTA but then again
BTHOOM beats the heck out of me
Btw between you and me
BTW by the way
BWL bursting with laughter
BWO black/white/other
BWTHDIK but what the heck do I know
BYKT but you knew that
CB chat brat
C&G chuckle & grin
CID crying in disgrace
CMF count my fingers
CNP continued (in my) next post
CP chat post
CRBT crying real big tears
CRTLA can't remember the three letter acronym
CSG chuckle, snicker, grin
CSL can't stop laughing
CU see you
CUL or CUL8ER see you later
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CUNS see you in school
CUOL see you online
CUZ because
CWYL chat with you later
CYA see ya
CY calm yourself
CYL see you later
CYO see you online
CYT see you tomorrow
DBEYR don't believe everything you read
DEGT don't even go there
DETI don't even think about it
DF dear friend
DGA don't go anywhere
DGT don't go there
DH dear Hubby
DHYB don't Hold Your Breath
DIKU do I know you?
DIY do it yourself
DKDC don't know don't care
DL dead link
DLTBBB don't let the bed bugs bite
DLTM don't lie to me
DMI don't mention it
DNC does not compute
DQMOT don't quote me on this
DUST did you see that
DYFM dude you fascinate me
DYJHIW don't you just hate it when
E123 easy as 123
EAK eating at Keyboard
EG evil grin
EL evil Laugh
EM? excuse me?
EMA what is your E-mail address
EMFBI excuse me for butting in
EOM end of message
EOT end of thread
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EZ easy
F2F face to face
FAQ frequently asked question(s)
FAWC for anyone who cares
FC fingers crossed
FISH first in, still here
FITB fill in the blanks
FMTYEWTK far more than you ever wanted to know
FOAF friend of a friend
FOCL falling off chair laughing
FOFL falling on floor laughing
FOMCL falling off my chair laughing
FTBOMH from the bottom of my heart
FUBAR fouled up beyond all repairs
FUD fear, uncertainty, and doubt
FWIW for what it's worth
FYI for your information
GA go ahead
GAL get a life
GD&R grinning, ducking, & running
GF girlfriend
GFN gone for now
GGOH got to get out of here
GIWIST gee, I wish I'd said that
GL good luck
GMBO giggling my butt off
GMTA great minds think alike
GOL giggling out loud
GR&D grinning, running, and ducking
GR got to run
GRRRR growling
GTR got to run
GTRM going to read mail
GTSY glad to see you
H&K hug and kiss
HA hello again
HAGD have a good day
HAGD have a great day
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HAGN have a good night
HB hurry back
HHIS hanging head in shame
HTH hope this helps
HHO1/2K ha ha only half kidding
HHOK ha ha only joking
HHOS ha ha only being serious
IAC in any case
IAE in any event
IANAC I am not a crook
IANAL I am not a lawyer (but)
IB I'm back
IBTD I beg to differ
IC I see
ICBW I could be wrong
ID10T idiot
IDGI I don't get it
IDK I don't know
IDKY I don't know you
IDTS I don't think so
IFAB I found a bug
IGTP I get the point
IHA I hate acronyms
IHAIM I have another instant message
IHNO I have no opinion
IIRC if I remember correctly
IIWM if it were me
ILU I love you
IM instant message
IMHO in my humble opinion
IMing chatting with someone online
IMNSHO in my not so humble opinion
IMO in my opinion
IMS I am sorry
INMP it's not my problem
IOH i'm outta here
IOW in other words
IPN I'm posting naked
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IRL in real life
ISS I said so
IWALU I will always love you
IYKWIMAITYD if you know what I mean and I think you do
IYKWIM if you know what I mean
IYO in your opinion
IYSS if you say so
IYSWIM if you see what I mean
J/C just checking
JAS just a sec
JBOD just a bunch of disks
JIC just in case
JK just kidding
JM2C just my two cents
JMO just my opinion
JT just teasing
JTLYK just to let you know
JW just wondering
K okay
KEWL cool
KFY kiss for you
KIR keep it real
KIT keep in touch
KOC kiss on cheek
KOL kiss on lips
KWIM know what I mean?
L2M listening to music
L8R later
LD later, dude
LDR long distance relationship
LHM lord help me
LHU lord help us
LLTA lots and lots of thunderous applause
LMIRL let's meet in real life
LMSO laughing my socks off
LOL laughing out loud
LSV language, sex, violence
LSHMBB laughing so hard my belly is bouncing
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LSHMBH laughing so hard my belly hurts
LTM laugh to myself
LTNS long time, no see
LTR long term relationship
LTS laughing to self
LULAB love you like a brother
LULAS love you like a sister
LUWAMH love you with all my heart
LY love you
LYL love you lots
M/F male or female
M8 mate or mates
MA mature audience
MHBFY my heart bleeds for you
MIHAP may I have your attention please
MKOP my kind of place
MOOS member of the opposite sex
MOSS member of same sex
MOTOS member of the opposite sex
MSG message
MTF more to follow
MTFBWY may the force be with you
MUSM miss you so much
N1 nice one
N2M not to mention
NADT not a darn thing
NAZ name, address, zip
N-E-1 ER anyone here?
NE1 anyone
N-E-1 anyone
NG new game
NIMBY not in my back yard
NM never mind
NOYB not of your business
NP nosy parents
N/P no problem
NRN no reply necessary
NTK nice to know
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NT no thanks
NUFF enough said
NW no way!
OBTW oh by the way
OF old fart
OIC oh I see
OL old lady
OLL online love
OM old man
OMDB over my dead body
OMG oh my god
ONNA oh no, not again
OT off topic
OTF off the floor
OTH off the hook
OTOH on the other hand
OTP On the phone
OTTOMH off the top of my head
OTW on the way
P2P peer to peer
P911 my parents are coming!
PA parent alert
PAL parents are listening
PANB parents are nearby
PANS pretty awesome new stuff
PAW parents are watching
PDA public display of affection
PDS please don't shoot
Peeps people
PIR parent in room
PLZ please
PM private message
PMJI pardon me for jumping in
PMFJIB pardon me for jumping in butÖ.
PMP peed my pants
PO piss off
POAHF put on a happy face
POS parent over shoulder
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POTS plain old telephone service
POV point of view
PPL people
PU that stinks
P-ZA pizza
QL quit laughing
QSL reply
QSO conversation
QT cutie
R&R rest and relaxation
R/t real time
RBAY right back at ya
RBTL read between the lines
RL real life
RLF real life friend
RMLB read my lips baby
RMMM read my mail man
ROL raffing out loud
ROFL rolling on floor laughing
ROTFL rolling on the floor laughing
RPG role playing games
RSN real soon now
RTBS reason to be single
RTFM read the flipping manual
RU are you?
RUMORF are you male or female?
RUUP4IT are you up for it?
RX regards
S4L spam for life
SCNR sorry, could not resist
SED said enough darling
SEP somebody's else's problem
SETE smiling ear to ear
SF surfer friendly
SFETE smiling from ear to ear
SFX sound effects
SH same here
SHCOON shoot hot coffee out of nose
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SHID slaps head in disgust
SITD still in the dark
SLIRK smart little rich kid
SMAIM send me an instant message
SMEM send me an E-mail
SN screen name
SNERT snot nosed egotistical rude teenager
SO significant other
SOHF sense of humor failure
SOMY sick of me yet?
SOT short of time
SOTMG short of time, must go
SPST same place same time
STR8 straight
STW search the web
STYS speak to you soon
SU shut up
SUP or WU what's up
SUYF shut up you fool
SWAK sealed with a kiss
SWALK sealed with a loving kiss
SWDY so what do you think?
SWL screaming with laughter
SYL see you later
SYS see you soon
TA thanks again
TAFN that's all for now
TAS taking a shower
TAW teachers are watching
TCOB taking care of business
TCOY take care of yourself
TFH thread from hell
TFX traffic
TGIF thank God it's Friday
THX thanks
TIA thanks in advance
TIAIL I think I am in love
TIC tongue in cheek
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TILII tell it like it is
TLK2UL8R talk to you later
TM trust me
TMI too much information
TNT 'till next time
TOM tomorrow
TOPCA 'til our paths cross again
TOT tons of time
TOY thinking of you
TPS that's pretty stupid
TPTB the powers that be
TRDMF tears running down my face
TTFN ta ta for now
TTG time to go
TTT thought that too
TTTT these things take time
TTYL talk to you later
TU thank you
TWHAB this won't hurt a bit
TWIWI that was interesting wasn't it?
TYVM thank you very much
U-L? you will?
UV unpleasant visual
UW you're welcome
VBG very big grin
VBS very big smile
VEG very evil grin
VSF very sad face
WAD without a doubt
WAI what an idiot
WB welcome back or write back
WC welcome
WC who cares?
WDALYIC who died and left you in charge?
WDYS what did you say?
WDYT what do you think?
W/E whatever
WEG wicked evil grin
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WEU what's eating you?
WFM works for me
WIBNI wouldn't it be nice if
WT? what the or who the
WTG way to go
WTGP want to go private?
WTH what/who the heck
WUF where are you from?
WWJD what would Jesus do?
WWY where were you?
WYCM will you call me?
WYRN what's your real name?
WYSIWYG what you see is what you get
WYSLPG what you see looks pretty good
X-1-10 exciting
XME excuse me
XOXO hugs and kisses
YAA yet another acronym
YBS you'll be sorry
YDKM you don't know me
YG young gentleman
YGBK you gotta be kiddin'
YHM you have mail
YKW? you know what?
YNK you never know
YL young lady
YM young man
YOYO you're on your own
YR yeah right
YSYD yeah, sure you do
YS you stinker
YTTT you telling the truth?
YVW you're very welcome
YWIA you're welcome in advance
YW you're Welcome
YYSSW yeah, yeah, sure, sure, whatever
ZZ Sleeping, Bored, Tired



Taken from: http://www.missingki...onlinelingo.pdf


#23 AmyLyn

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 08:29 PM

WTF?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm 16 damnit and I didn't know about half of these!.......Or even 25% of these!!!!!!


well sh*t!!!!! icon_roflmao.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif


Printing these out so I'll know hehe. smile.gif smile.gif

#24 ocean555

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Posted 07 August 2007 - 08:05 AM

me neither and I am 17...

what about DMC - deep and meaningful conversation!

I looove that one! hehe!


#25 Maddy

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Posted 07 August 2007 - 12:39 PM

And there's one i've taken to using IYDM=if you don't mind

#26 John

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Posted 06 November 2007 - 02:31 AM

The only one I know that may not have been TBH or TBA which mean "to be honest"

But may have already been posted smile.gif

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#27 morethanmelody

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Posted 06 November 2007 - 08:59 PM

Some of those are so funny..
posting naked? Lol

#28 AWhisperofTruth

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Posted 07 November 2007 - 04:57 PM

What about the ones we commonly use here?
What does the abbreviation CSA stand for? I have a hunch, but I'm not sure. Childhood sexual abuse? unsure.gif

Edited by AWhisperofTruth, 07 November 2007 - 09:44 PM.


#29 fall

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Posted 07 November 2007 - 06:54 PM

QUOTE(tucey @ Jun 25 2007, 11:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Here is a large list:

Abbreviation Meaning
http://www.missingki...onlinelingo.pdf



Ok

ty

tmi

and there are two not there
KOS - kid over shoulder
POS - parent over shoulder

#30 AmyLyn

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Posted 07 November 2007 - 10:06 PM

QUOTE(AWhisperofTruth @ Nov 7 2007, 04:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What about the ones we commonly use here?
What does the abbreviation CSA stand for? I have a hunch, but I'm not sure. Childhood sexual abuse? unsure.gif

You're right.