Forum Slang

Topic started by TheDrifter on Dec. 4, 2008. Last post by LordAndrew 5 years, 7 months ago.
Post by TheDrifter (663 posts) See mini bio Level 5
Alright, for those too the site. Here's a list of Forum Slang (much thanks to the original creator of said list)

AAK - Asleep At Keyboard

AFK - Away From Keyboard

ASAP - As Soon As Possible

Admin - GOD

B/F - Boyfriend

BBIAB - Be Back In A Bit

BBL - Be Back Later

BRB - Be Right Back

BRT - be right there

BTDT - Been There, Done That

BTW - By The Way

DQYDJ - Don't Quit Your Day Job

FUBAR - Fked Up Beyond All Recognition

FTW - For The Win

FYI - For Your Information

G or

GJ - Good Job

GMTA - Great Minds Think Alike

GR8 - Great

GRRRR - Growling

GTG - Got To Go

IIRC - If I Recall Correctly

IM - Instant Message/Messaging

IMO - In My Opinion

IMHO - In My Humble Opinion

IMNSHO - In My Not So Humble Opinion

JK or J/K - Just Kidding

L8R - Later

LMAO - Laughing My A Off

Lmfao - Laughing my f!@#ing a@@ off

Lmmfao - Laughing my mother f!@#ing a@@ off

LOL - Laughing Out Loud

Mod - GOD

MSG - Message

Newbie - New user who is nice and follows others help (rare)

NM - Not much

NooB - annoying newbie who refuses to listen to others

NP - No Problem

NVM - Nevermind

OMG - Oh My God

PITA - Pain In The A

PLZ - Please

PMFJIH - Pardon Me For Jumping In Here

Pwned - owned, beaten... sometimes changes spelling

QFT- Quoted for the Truth

RL - Real Life

ROFL - Rolling on the Floor Laughing

ROTFL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing

ROTFLMAO - Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A Off

ROTFLOL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud

RTFM - Read The F*ing Manual

SNAFU - Situation Normal All F'ed Up

STFU - Shut The F* Up

TANSTAAFL - There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

TGIF - Thank God/Goodness It's Friday

THX - Thanks

TMI - Too Much Information

TPTB - The Powers That Be (otherwise known as the Mod Squad or the Masturbating Bear Calvary here...)

TYVM - Thank You Very Much

U - You

U-R or UR - You Are

WB - Welcome Back

WG - Wicked Grin

WTF - What The F*?

WTG - Way To Go!

WTH - What the Hell

YW - You're Welcome

ZUP? - What's Up?

ZOMZ - random for OMG or Zomg

ok, we've had a few people ask what some of th abbreviations mean that we are using here...

so here's a quick list of the ones i've come across, i'll add to this if i come across any weirder ones lol

M

AAK - Asleep At Keyboard

AFK - Away From Keyboard

ASAP - As Soon As Possible

Admin - GOD

B/F - Boyfriend

BBIAB - Be Back In A Bit

BBL - Be Back Later

BRB - Be Right Back

BRT - be right there

BTDT - Been There, Done That

BTW - By The Way

DQYDJ - Don't Quit Your Day Job

FUBAR - Fked Up Beyond All Recognition

FTW - For The Win

FYI - For Your Information

G or

GJ - Good Job

GMTA - Great Minds Think Alike

GR8 - Great

GRRRR - Growling

GTG - Got To Go

IIRC - If I Recall Correctly

IM - Instant Message/Messaging

IMO - In My Opinion

IMHO - In My Humble Opinion

IMNSHO - In My Not So Humble Opinion

JK or J/K - Just Kidding

L8R - Later

LMAO - Laughing My A Off

Lmfao - Laughing my f!@#ing a@@ off

Lmmfao - Laughing my mother f!@#ing a@@ off

LOL - Laughing Out Loud

Mod - GOD

MSG - Message

Newbie - New user

NM - Never Mind

NooB - annoying newbie who refuses to listen to others

NP - No Problem

OMG - Oh My God

PITA - Pain In The A

PLZ - Please

PMFJIH - Pardon Me For Jumping In Here

Pwned - owned, beaten... sometimes changes spelling

QFT - Quoted for the Truth

RL - Real Life

ROFL - Rolling on the Floor Laughing

ROTFL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing

ROTFLMAO - Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A Off

ROTFLOL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud

RTFM - Read The F*ing Manual

SNAFU - Situation Normal All fked Up

STFU - Shut The F* Up

TANSTAAFL - There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

TGIF - Thank Goodness It's Friday

THX - Thanks

TMI - Too Much Information

TPTB - The Powers That Be (otherwise known as the Mod Squad)

TYVM - Thank You Very Much

U - You

U-R or UR - You Are

WB - Welcome Back

WG - Wicked Grin

WTF - What The F*?

WTG - Way To Go!

WTH - What the Hell

YW - You're Welcome

ZUP? - What's Up?

ZOMZ - random for OMG or Zomg

think that covers them all lol

M

Post by MasturbatingBear (118 posts) See mini bio Level 6
dude, wtf. How long did that take to type up? There are many in there I have never heard before. Nice list I guess?
Post by TheDrifter (663 posts) See mini bio Level 5
MasturbatingBear said:
"dude, wtf. How long did that take to type up? There are many in there I have never heard before. Nice list I guess?"
Copied and pasted kind sir :P

Thought it be good for the new guys
Post by Pikachu (6 posts) See mini bio Level 1
OMGWTFBBQ!
Post by Axersia (228 posts) See mini bio Level 11
TheDrifter said:
"MasturbatingBear said:
"dude, wtf. How long did that take to type up? There are many in there I have never heard before. Nice list I guess?"
Copied and pasted kind sir :P

Thought it be good for the new guys"
I think it's safe to assume everybody here has had experience with message boards before, but thanks anyway. :)
Post by TheDrifter (663 posts) See mini bio Level 5
Axersia said:
"TheDrifter said:
"MasturbatingBear said:
"dude, wtf. How long did that take to type up? There are many in there I have never heard before. Nice list I guess?"
Copied and pasted kind sir :P

Thought it be good for the new guys"
I think it's safe to assume everybody here has had experience with message boards before, but thanks anyway. :)
"
You are quite welcome.

Any Mod openings btw?
Post by Black_Rose (1,204 posts) See mini bio Level 11
Isn't nevermind more like "nvm"?

err... whatever, cool job i guess
Post by MasturbatingBear (118 posts) See mini bio Level 6
Black_Rose said:
"Isn't nevermind more like "nvm"?

err... whatever, cool job i guess"
yeah, and nm is not much.
Post by TheDrifter (663 posts) See mini bio Level 5
TheDrifter said:
Any Mod openings btw?"
Just curious...
Post by CitizenKane (23 posts) See mini bio Level 4
I prefer to not be lazy and actually write out what I am going to say.
Post by Resonate (625 posts) See mini bio Level 7
Drift that really wasnt necessary Lol, odds are they wont be using this as a reference chart before they ask their own friends. Thanks and everything, but you and I both know the only reason you did this
Post by Rain_Man (1,318 posts) See mini bio Level 7
alot of slang, i don't even use that much lol
Post by Dawnwalker (1,663 posts) See mini bio Level 5
TANSTAAFL...now that's something I'll say a lot.
Post by ethan (887 posts) See mini bio Level 15
Staff
I abhor forum slang.   Do it if you must, but do try to refrain from cliches, and please attempt to post thoughtful prose.
Post by Endogene (65 posts) See mini bio Level 2
What was that really long one that teens ue for cyber sex again?
Post by Rain_Man (1,318 posts) See mini bio Level 7
do we need to know that Endogene?
Post by LordAndrew (152 posts) See mini bio Level 11
Endogene does.
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