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FINANCIAL CHRONICLE™ » CHRONICLE™ SUPPORT » Forum Abbreviations And Meaning

Forum Abbreviations And Meaning

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1Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Empty Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Sun Oct 16, 2011 3:47 am

sriranga

sriranga
Co-Admin
Let's share the various abbreviation used in forums/chatting for information exchange purpose.

asl= age/sex/location
24/7 = Availible or Open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
AFAICT= As far as I can tell. 
AFAIK= As far as I know.
AFK ( afk ) = Away From Keyboard 
BB = Bulletin Board: 
BBIAB = Be Back In A Bit. 
BBIAM = Be Back In A Minute.
BBL ( bbl ) = Be Back Later
BFN - Bye For Now
BRB ( brb ) = Be Right Back 
BTW = By the way
CYA ( cya ) = See Ya 
CUL8R = See you later.
DCC = Start a chat or send a file. 
DYODD = Do your own due diligence.
E2EG = Ear-to-ear grin.
EG = Evil Grin.
ERR ( err ) = Growl or getting mad.
FAQ(s) = Frequently Asked Question(s)
FLOSS = Free/Libre/Open Source Software
FTR = For The Record
FUD = Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (not only a forum abbreviation)
FWIW = For What It's Worth
FYI = For your information.
G = Grin
GAL = Get a life.
GMTA = Great minds think alike.
GTG = Got To Go.
HTH = Hope this helps. or Hope that helps.
IANAL = I Am Not A Lawyer
IIRC = If I Recall Correctly
IME = In My Experience
IMHO ( imho ) = In My Honest Opinion, In My Humble Opinion 
IMNSHO = In My Not So Humble Opinion
IMO ( imo ) = In My Opinion 
IOW = In other words.
IRL = In real life.
ISTR = I Seem to Remember
KISS = Lip Smaking, Keep It Simple silly.
L8TR ( l8tr ) = Later ( Like see ya later ) 
LAGGED, LAGG ( lagged ) = Long delay between sending and recieving data over the Internet. 
LMAO = Laughing My A$$ Off
LOL ( lol ) = Laugh Out Loud 
MB = Message Board.
NEWBEE ( newbee, newbe ) = New user of Internet and or computer. 
deleted = No Problem
OMG = Oh My God
OP = Original Poster
OT = Off Topic, used on message boards when the post is not on the threads subject, 
OTOH = On The Other Hand
PEBKC = Problem Exists Between Keyboard and Chair
PITA = Pain In The A***
PM = Private Message 
PPL ( ppl ) = People 
RTFM = Read The [Flipping] Manual!
ROFL ( rofl ) = Rolling On Floor Laughing 
ROFLMAO = Rolling on floor laughing my a** off 
RTM = Read The Manual
SSIA = Subject Says It All
STFW = Search The [Flipping] Web!
TBH = To Be Honest
Thread = A series of messages on a message board or other means that generaly have the same topic.
TIC = Tongue In Cheek
TTFN = Ta Ta For Now ( UK Folks ? )
TTYL = Talk to you latter.
TTYS = Talk to you soon.
TY = Thank You
WAG = Wild-A**** Guess
WEG = Wicked Evil Grin
WFM = Works For Me
WRT = With Respect To
WTF ( wtf ) = What the bleep. Potty Mouth!
ZZZZZZ ( zzzzz ) = Sleeping or Bore

If you come across more abbreviations widely using in forums/chatting, please add to this post.
Thanking in advance.

@ moderators
I'm little bit confused this type of post come under help or entertainment?
Please shift to the appropriate section if you need.
Thanks

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2Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Empty Re: Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:52 am

Slstock

Slstock
Director - Equity Analytics
Director - Equity Analytics
Useful list for many of us. I think you posted in right section as it is some kind of help to forum chat people.


Here is more. I took time to not repeat what sriranga posted but there maybe a few which escaped me.


*poof* has left the chat
^5 High 5
20 Location
73 Best Regards
100 Nature Calls/Pit Stop
404 I have no clue
ADN Any Day Now
ASAP As Soon As Possible
BEG Big Evil Grin
BL Belly Laugh
BMGWL Busting My Gut With Laughter
BTDT Been There, Done That
BTW By The Way
BWL Bursting With Laughter
C&G Chuckle and Grin
CID Crying In Disgrace
deleted... Continued (in my) Next Post
CP Chat Post(a chat message)
CU See You
CYA See You (Seeya)
CYAL8R See You Later (Seeyalata)
DOS Dozing Off Soon
DTRT Do The Right Thing
DWB Don't Write Back
EMSG Email Message
ES Enough Said
F2F Face To Face
FC Fingers Crossed
FTBOMH From The Bottom Of My Heart
FUBAR Fouled Up Beyond All Recognition
GFN Gone For Now
GL Good Luck
GMAB Give Me A Break
GTSY Glad To See You
HABU Have A Better 'Un
HAGU Have A Good 'Un
HAND Have A Nice Day
HHIS Hanging Head in Shame
HIG How's It Going
HT Hi There
IAE In Any Event
IC I See
IMS I'm Sorry
ITIGBS I Think I'm Gonna Be Sick
J4G Just For Grins
JAM Just A Minute
JK Just Kidding
JMO Just My Opinion
JTLYK Just To Let You Know
KIT Keep In Touch
KWIM Know What I Mean
L8R G8R Later 'Gator
LHM Lord Help Me
LHU Lord Help Us
LMSO Laughing My Socks Off
LSHMBB Laughing So Hard My Belly is Bouncing
LSHTTARDML Laughing So The Tears Are Running Down My Leg
LTNS Long Time No See
LTS Laughing To Self
MTF More To Follow
NRN No Reply Necessary
NVNG Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
OIC Oh, I See
OL Old Lady (significant other)
OM Old Man (significant other)
OMG Oh My God
OTTOMH Off The Top of My Head
PITA Pain In The A$$
PMFJI Pardon Me For Jumping In
QSL Reply
QSO Conversation
RL Real Life
RME Rolling My Eyes
RT Real Time
SETE Smiling Ear To Ear
SHID Slaps Head In Disgust
SOT Short Of Time
SOTMG Short Of Time Must Go
STO Sticking Out Tongue
SWL Screaming with Laughter
SYS See You Soon
TA Thanks Again
TCOY Take Care Of Yourself
TIA Thanks In Advance
TILII Tell It Like It Is
TNT Till Next Time
TTFN Ta Ta For Now
WAYD What Are You Doing
WB Welcome Back
WBS Write Back Soon
WKF Well Known Fact
WTG Way To Go
WTH What/Who The Heck
YBS You'll Be Sorry
YG Young Gentleman
YL Young Lady
YM Young Man
YW You're Welcome

3Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Empty Re: Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:00 am

Slstock

Slstock
Director - Equity Analytics
Director - Equity Analytics
BTW, if ANY1 ( anyone) can RMBR( remember) all this, that PSN( person) is a GNUS( Genius)

4Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Empty Re: Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:39 am

ISURU

ISURU
Senior Manager - Equity Analytics
Senior Manager - Equity Analytics
wow a good snap shot of abbreviations.

5Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Empty Re: Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Sun Oct 16, 2011 1:09 pm

sriranga

sriranga
Co-Admin
@slstock.
Really appreciate your feedback.
Thanks a lot.
Necessity made me to google for meaning of abreviations, what I found sharing with the forum.
@isuru
Thanks for your comments.

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6Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Empty Re: Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:21 pm

StockGuru

StockGuru
Senior Manager - Equity Analytics
Senior Manager - Equity Analytics
BDNB-Barking Dogs Never Bite
PBY- Palayan Ban Yanna
SPBM- Sathya Prema Bunga Raaja

7Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Empty Re: Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:47 pm

sriranga

sriranga
Co-Admin
This link also help a lot.
http://www.internetslang.com

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8Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Empty Re: Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:52 pm

bakapandithaya

bakapandithaya
Vice President - Equity Analytics
Vice President - Equity Analytics
Good work ranga

9Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Empty Re: Forum Abbreviations And Meaning Sun Nov 27, 2011 8:32 pm

Kithsiri

Kithsiri
Senior Vice President - Equity Analytics
Senior Vice President - Equity Analytics
I hope we do not necessarily have to adhere to those abbreviations.
I go Bats when my daughter sends me a Text trying to decipher it and this is far too complicating than her ones. Cool
How do I say Thank Guys (Gals too)?
Hope TG(G2) Very Happy

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