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What the Fu$k does WTF mean? I see it all over the place.

we should have a list of these for all us nOObs.

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It stands for (what the f--K)

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FTW = for the win
FTL = for the lose

everyone always asks what those are

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STFU = Shut the F**K UP



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there was a big list on her somewhere....


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Thank you so much for this thread!! WTF means lmao?

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[quote author=badreflect link=topic=65651.msg1125816#msg1125816 date=1167469596]
Thank you so much for this thread!! WTF means lmao?
[/quote]

LMAO = laugh(ing) my ass off

also,

IBTL = in before the lock (if you know a thread's going to get locked and just want to chime in before it does)
FWIW = for what it's worth
IMO/IMHO = in my [honest/humble] opinion


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YMMV - Your Mileage May Vary
IIRC - If I Recall Correctly


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A

* AFAICR/S/T - As Far As I Can Recall/Remember/See/Tell
* AFAIK - As Far As I Know
* AFK - Away From Keyboard
* ASL - Age / Sex / Location
* ASAP - As Soon As Possible
* ATM - At The Moment

B

* B2B - Business to Business
* BBIAB - Be Back In a Bit
* BBL/S - Be Back Later/Shortly/Soon
* BCNU - Be Seein' You
* Beature - a bug in a program which turns out to be a useful feature
* Blog - also known as weblog or an online journal
* BOFH - Bastard Operator From Hell
* Bot - any type of automated software in chatrooms and Web-cataloging software
* BRB - Be Right Back
* BSOD - Blue Screen of Death
* BTDT - Been There Done That
* BTW - By The Way
* Bump - Increment. (For example, C's ++ operator.)

C

* Cartooney (adj/noun) - an unfounded legal threat often involving a non-existent lawyer and used in context of spammers threatening the anti-spam community. See also Barratry.
* Crawl - To retrieve a web page along with the hyperlinks that reference it
* CU - See You (later)
* CYA - See Ya(you) OR Cover Your Ass
* Cyber (prefix) - A term used to connect the subsequent word loosely to the world of computers or the Internet or sex over a computer
* Cyberspace - virtual reality, the Internet, the World Wide Web, and other kinds of computer systems. Science fiction author William Gibson coined the term in his novelette Burning Chrome and later popularized it in his novel Neuromancer. Gibson used the word to describe a virtual world of computer networks that his cyberpunk heroes 'jacked into'

D

* DOA - Dead on arrival
* DILLIGAF - Does It Look Like I Give A Flip/Fuck
* DFTT - Don't Feed the Trolls
* DIAF - Die In A Fire

E

* EOF - End Of File

F

* FAQ - Frequently Asked Question
* Flamer - Someone who makes inflammatory, abusive or directly offensive comments. Similar to, but not quite the same as an Internet troll
* FOAD - Fuck Off And Die
* FOAF - Friend Of A Friend
* FTW - For The Win
* FTL - For The Loss
* FUBAR - Fucked Up Beyond All Recognition/Repair (from military slang; pronounced "foo-bar&quot
* FUD - "Fear, uncertainty and doubt" (the purposeful spread of misinformation)
* FWIW - For What It's Worth
* FYI - For Your Information

G

* GG - Good Game or Good Going, the first used at the conclusion of a gaming match, often to demonstrate good sportsmanship and a great attitude, the second used sometimes to congratulate someone, but more often in a sarcastic manner.
* GMTA - Great Minds Think Alike
* Godwin's Law - Dictates that the longer a thread, the more likely someone will post a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler
* GTG or G2G - Got To Go and Good To Go

H

* HAND - Have A Nice Day
* Handle - Name used in online chat, (AKA nick(name), alias, screen/user name)
* Haxor or H4x0r (ASCII) - Hacker
* Hit - A request made to the web server, (noun) the results of an internet search, (verb) loading a Web page. Hits are not equivalent to visitors of a webpage.
* Home - The website's introduction page, starting point, and guide. The technical term is "index"
* Hot List - A collection of publicly available URLS (World Wide Web site addresses), sometimes available as text files. This term is not to be confused with Favorites
* HTH - Hope This/That Helps

I

* IANAL - I Am Not A Lawyer
* IBTL - In Before The Lock
* IDK - I Don't Know
* IIRC - If I Recall/Remember Correctly
* IMO/IMHO/IMNSHO/IMAO - In My (Humble/Honest, Not So Humble, Arrogant) Opinion
* IOW - In Other Words
* IRC - Internet Relay Chat
* IRL - In Real Life
* IWSN - I Want Sex Now
* IYKWIM - If You Know What I Mean

J

* Jaggy - aliased computer graphics
* JK or j/k - Just Kidding

K

* KTHX - Ok, thanks

L

* Lag - Slang term for slow Internet speeds or high Internet latency; Lag is sometimes due to a server problem, but more frequently due to the connection between client and server. A slow or intermittent connection may often be referred to as laggy
* Lamer - A know-nothing, one who is lame
* Leet - Often spelled as l33t or l337 in ASCII form. It originally meant elite
* LMIRL - Let's Meet In Real Life
* LMAO - Laughing My Ass Off
* LMFAO - Laughing My Fucking Ass Off
* LOL - Laughing Out Loud, Laugh Out Loud
* LTNS - Long Time No See
* Lurker - Someone who frequents a Usenet group without participating in discussions

M

* Mactel, Macintel - Macintosh based on Intel Processor
* MMORPG, MMO - Massive Multi-player Online Role Playing Game
* MOTD - Message Of The Day
* MTFBWY - May The Force Be With You
* MUD - "Multi-User Dungeon"
* MUSH - "Multi-User Shared Hallucination"
* MYOB - Mind Your Own Business

N

* NE1 - "Anyone"
* Newbie - An inexperienced user of a system or game. See also Newbie
* NIFOC - Naked In Front Of Computer
* NM - (Sometimes written N/M) Not Much or No Message, used on message boards or in e-mails to indicate that everything is already said in the subject line
* NP - No Problem
* NSFW - Not Safe For Work. Warning about content that may get the viewer in trouble with his employer or co-workers
* NVM ,NVMD, or nm - Nevermind, not much

O

* O RLY - Oh really?
* OIC - Oh, I See
* OFN - Old Fucking News
* OMG - Oh My God
* OMFG - Oh My Fucking God
* OP - Operator
* OS - Operating System
* OTOH - On The Other Hand

P

* P2P - Peer to peer, or Pay to play
* PEBKAC/PEBCAK - Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair
* Ping - From the popular network monitoring tool named after table tennis, used as a greeting similar to "Are you there?".
* PITA - Pain In The Arse/Ass
* PLMK - Please Let Me Know
* PMSL - Pissing MySelf Laughing
* POS - Parent over shoulder (commonly used by children to notify others of a scrutinizing parent) OR Piece Of Shit.
* POTS - Plain Old Telephone Service[
* pwned - Intentional misspelling of owned

Q

QFT - Quoted for Truth. Used on internet message boards to show agreement from a previous message

R

* Rehi (or merely re) - Hello again
* RL - Real Life
* RO(T)FL - Rolling On (The) Floor Laughing
* RO(T)FLMAO - Rolling On (The) Floor Laughing My Ass off, sometimes appended with "LOL" or "LMAO"
* ROTFLOL - Rolling On (The) Floor Laughing Out Loud
* ROTG - Rolling On The Ground (used in place of RO(T)FL
* RSN - Real Soon Now (used sarcastically)
* RTFM - Read The Fucking Manual
* RTFS - Read The Fucking Source
* RTFB - Read The Fucking Book

S

* SCNR - Sorry, Could Not Resist
* Smiley - emoticon
* SNAFU - Situation normal, all fucked up (from military slang)
* Snail mail - Normal paper mail service
* Spider - The program behind a search engine
* STFU - Shut The Fuck Up
* STFW - Search The Fucking Web

T

* TBF - Time Between Failures
* TBH - To Be Honest
* TH(N)X, TNX or TX - Thanks
* TIA - Thanks In Advance
* TINC - There Is No Cabal, a term discouraging conspiracy theories
* TOS - Terms Of Service
* TTBOMK - To The Best Of My Knowledge
* TTFN - Ta Ta For Now
* TTYL - Talk To You Later (also spelled TTUL, T2UL or T2YL)
* Tweedler - One who has deep love for all computer related technology and gadgets
* TYT - Take Your Time
* TY - Thank You
* TYVM - Thank You Very Much

U

W

* w00t - Used to express exuberance, or an acronym for the term "We Own the Other Team".
* W/ or W/O - with or without
* W/E or - Whatever
* WB - Welcome Back
* WTF - What The Fuck
* WTG - Way To Go
* WTH - What The Heck/Hell
* WRT - With Respect/Regard To
* WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get

Y

* YA RLY - Yes, really. (As opposed to O RLY (Oh, really?))
* YHBT - You have been trolled.
* YKW - You Know What?
* YMMV - Your mileage may vary.

Z

* ZOMG - An intentional misspelling of the acronym shorthand for "Oh My God" and pronounced "Zoh My God" (see OMG)




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