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  1. what do the abbreviations mean 
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    im new here so go easy on me please, ive tried looking round the site but cant find a page that shows me what the abbreviations mean like it took me a while to work out PM is private message any hekp much appreciatted

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    There all basic abbreviations people use online.. some of them i dont know...

    google online abbreviations and im sure it will come up with something..

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    Here's a few to get you started

    ADN = Any day now
    AFAIC = As Far As I'm Concerned
    AFAIK = As Far As I Know
    AFK = Away From Keyboard
    AISI = As I See It
    AMF = Goodbye (Adios Mutha-......)
    ANFAWFOS = And Now For A Word From Our Sponsor
    ASAFP = As Soon As Friggin' Possible
    ASAP = As Soon As Possible
    AWGTHTGTATA = Are We Going To Have To Go Through ALL This Again?
    AWGTHTGTTA = Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Again?
    B4 = Before
    BBIAB = Be Back In A Bit
    BBL = Be Back Later
    BBS = Bulletin Board System
    BBSTYWTCMDJBAP = Be back sooner than you would think, considering my dog just bit a policeman
    BCNU = Be Seeing You
    BNF = Big Name Fan
    BOT = Back On Topic
    BRB = Be Right Back
    BTK = Back To Keyboard
    BTTT = Back To The Topic
    BTW = By The Way
    BTWBO = Be There With Bells On
    CFD = Call For Discussion
    CFV = Call For Vote
    CIAO = Goodbye (Italian)
    CU = See You
    CUL = Catch You Later
    CUL = See You Later
    CUL8R = See You Later
    CWYL = Chat With You Later
    DDD = Direct Distance Dial (as in the phone system)
    DH&RVVF = Ducking, Hiding & Running Very Very Fast
    DIIK = Damned if I know
    DILLIGAD = Do I Look Like I Give A Darn?! (darn=damn
    FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions
    FITB = Fill In The Blank....
    FROPPED = F..king dROPPED
    FTASB = Faster Than A Speeding Bullet
    FTL = Faster Than Light
    FUBAR = F*cked Up Beyond All Recognition
    FUBAR = Fouled Up Beyond All Repair
    FUBB = Fouled Up Beyond Belief
    FWIW = For What It's Worth
    FYBITS = F..k You, Buddy, I'm The Sysop
    FYI = For Your Information
    GD&R = Grinning, ducking & running
    GFC = Going For Coffee
    GGP = Gotta Go Pee
    GIGO = Garbage In, Garbage Out
    GIWIST = Gee, I Wish I'd Said That
    GMTA = Great Minds Think Alike!
    GROK = As in "I GROK" means thorough understanding.
    GTGOOYF = Get That Grin Out Of Your Face!
    GUI = graphical user interface
    HAK = Hugs And Kisses
    HHO_1/2_K = Ha, Ha, Only Half Kidding
    HHOK = Ha, Ha, Only Kidding
    HTH = Hope this Helps!
    HUA = Heads Up, Ace
    IAC = In Any Case
    IANAL = I Am Not A Lawyer
    IBTD = I Beg To Differ
    IC = I See
    IHR = I hate Ron (Dwight, Z2C)
    IIRC = If I Remember Correctly
    IITYWIMWYBMAD = If I Tell You What It Means Will You Buy Me A Drink?
    IITYWTMWYKM = If I Tell You What This Means Will You Kiss Me?
    IIWM = If It Were Me (Mine)
    LSHIBAMF = I Laughed So Hard I Broke All My Furniture!
    IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
    IMNSHO = In My Not So Humble Opinion
    INPO = In No Particular Order
    IOW = In Other Words
    JSNM = Just Stark Naked Magic
    KISS = Keep It Simple, Stupid
    L8R = Later
    LAB&TYD = Life's A b***h & Then You Die.
    LD = Long Distance
    LLTA = Lots and Lots of Thunderous (or Thundering) Applause
    LMAO = Laughing My A** Off
    LOL = Laughing Out Loud
    LTIP = Laughing Til' I Puke
    MNRE = Manal-Not-Read Error
    MTBF = Mean Time Between Failure
    MTFBWY = May The Force Be With You
    NBFD = No Big F***ing Deal
    NFI = No Friggin' Idea
    NFW = No Friggin' Way!!
    OATUS = On A Totally Unrelated Subject
    OAUS = On An Unrelated Subject
    OBJOKE = OBligatory JOKE
    OBLI = OBLIgatory on-topic Comment
    OBTW = Oh, By The Way
    OFF_TOPIC = no abbr.: bla bla bla...
    OFTPATHIRIO = Oh F..k This Place And The Horse It Rode In On!
    OIC = Oh, I See
    ONNA = Oh No, Not Again
    ONNTA = Oh No, Not This Again
    OOTC = Obligatory On-Topic Comment
    OT = off topic
    OTOH = On The Other Hand
    OTOOH = On The Other Other Hand
    OTTOMH = Off The Top Of My Head
    OWTTE = Or Words To That Effect
    OZ = Australia
    PFM = Pure F***ing Magic
    PITA = Pain In The Arse
    PMIGBOM = Put Mind In Gear, Before Opening Mouth
    POTS = Plain Old Telephone Service
    POV = Point Of View
    PPP = Petty Pet Peeve
    QUOTTEL = QUOter = troTTEL!
    ROFL = Rolling On Floor Laughing!
    ROFLBAMF = Rolling On Floor Laughing Breaking All My Furniture
    ROFLASMW = Rolling On Floor Laughing And Scaring My Wife
    ROFLASTC = Rolling On Floor Laughing And Scaring The Cat!
    ROFLASTCIIHO = ...If I Had One!
    ROFLBTC = Rolling On Floor Laughing Biting the Carpet
    ROFLGO = Rolling On Floor Laughing Guts Out!
    ROFLMAO = Rolling On Floor Laughing My A** Off
    ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing!
    RSN = Real Soon Now
    RTFM = Read The F*cking Manual!
    RTFMA = Read The F***ing Manual, Again
    RTWFQ = Read The Whole Friggin' Question (a pers TRIV fave)
    RYFM = Read Your F***ing Manual!
    RYS = Read Your Screen
    SAPFU = Surpassing All Previous 'Foul' Ups
    SCNR = Sorry, Could Not Resist
    SF = Science Fiction or Speculative Fantasy
    SICS = Sitting In Chair Snickering
    SMTWGWLAF = Slapping My Thighs While Giggling Wildly Like A Fool
    SMTWTFS = Slapping My Thighs While Terribly Foolishly Snickering
    SNAFU = Situation Normal, All F***ed Up
    SOL = S*** Out Of Luck
    SVP = ShowView-Problem, selling useless crap that everybody want
    SWAG = Super Wild A** Guess
    SWEG = Scientific Wild Eyed Guess
    SYSOP = System Operator
    SnailMail = The U.S. Postal Service
    TANJ = There Ain't No Justice
    TANSTAAFL = There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
    TARFU = Things Are Really Fouled Up
    THANX = Thanks
    TIA = Thanks In Advance
    TNX = Thanks
    TPTB = The Powers That be
    TTBOMK = To The Best Of My Knowledge
    TTFN = Ta Ta For Now
    TTUL = Talk To You Later
    TTYAWFN = Talk To You A While From Now
    TTYL = Talk To You Later
    TWIT = no Abbr.: Lose
    TYCLO = Turn Your CAPS LOCK Off (Quit Shouting)
    UAE = unrecoverable application error (windows)
    WAG = Wild A** Guess
    WGAS = Who Gives A S***
    WNOHGB = Where No One Has Gone Before
    WT = Without Thinking
    WTF = What the F***
    WTLOB = Watch "The Life Of Brian" ->JEHOVA! JEHOVA!<-
    WTTM = Without Thinking Too Much

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    lol i was typing a few out, think ill give up now

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    thanks guys,
    i guess i should of said i mean abbreviations regarding the cars obd lsd ecu etc sorry for not been clear

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    OBC - on board computer?

    If in doubt just ask , is there anything in particular ??
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    Quote Originally Posted by robbiev View Post
    here's a few to get you started

    adn = any day now
    afaic = as far as i'm concerned
    afaik = as far as i know
    afk = away from keyboard
    aisi = as i see it
    amf = goodbye (adios mutha-......)
    anfawfos = and now for a word from our sponsor
    asafp = as soon as friggin' possible
    asap = as soon as possible
    awgthtgtata = are we going to have to go through all this again?
    Awgthtgtta = are we going to have to go through this again?
    B4 = before
    bbiab = be back in a bit
    bbl = be back later
    bbs = bulletin board system
    bbstywtcmdjbap = be back sooner than you would think, considering my dog just bit a policeman
    bcnu = be seeing you
    bnf = big name fan
    bot = back on topic
    brb = be right back
    btk = back to keyboard
    bttt = back to the topic
    btw = by the way
    btwbo = be there with bells on
    cfd = call for discussion
    cfv = call for vote
    ciao = goodbye (italian)
    cu = see you
    cul = catch you later
    cul = see you later
    cul8r = see you later
    cwyl = chat with you later
    ddd = direct distance dial (as in the phone system)
    dh&rvvf = ducking, hiding & running very very fast
    diik = damned if i know
    dilligad = do i look like i give a darn?! (darn=damn
    faq = frequently asked questions
    fitb = fill in the blank....
    Fropped = f..king dropped
    ftasb = faster than a speeding bullet
    ftl = faster than light
    fubar = f*cked up beyond all recognition
    fubar = fouled up beyond all repair
    fubb = fouled up beyond belief
    fwiw = for what it's worth
    fybits = f..k you, buddy, i'm the sysop
    fyi = for your information
    gd&r = grinning, ducking & running
    gfc = going for coffee
    ggp = gotta go pee
    gigo = garbage in, garbage out
    giwist = gee, i wish i'd said that
    gmta = great minds think alike!
    Grok = as in "i grok" means thorough understanding.
    Gtgooyf = get that grin out of your face!
    Gui = graphical user interface
    hak = hugs and kisses
    hho_1/2_k = ha, ha, only half kidding
    hhok = ha, ha, only kidding
    hth = hope this helps!
    Hua = heads up, ace
    iac = in any case
    ianal = i am not a lawyer
    ibtd = i beg to differ
    ic = i see
    ihr = i hate ron (dwight, z2c)
    iirc = if i remember correctly
    iitywimwybmad = if i tell you what it means will you buy me a drink?
    Iitywtmwykm = if i tell you what this means will you kiss me?
    Iiwm = if it were me (mine)
    lshibamf = i laughed so hard i broke all my furniture!
    Imho = in my humble opinion
    imnsho = in my not so humble opinion
    inpo = in no particular order
    iow = in other words
    jsnm = just stark naked magic
    kiss = keep it simple, stupid
    l8r = later
    lab&tyd = life's a b***h & then you die.
    Ld = long distance
    llta = lots and lots of thunderous (or thundering) applause
    lmao = laughing my a** off
    lol = laughing out loud
    ltip = laughing til' i puke
    mnre = manal-not-read error
    mtbf = mean time between failure
    mtfbwy = may the force be with you
    nbfd = no big f***ing deal
    nfi = no friggin' idea
    nfw = no friggin' way!!
    Oatus = on a totally unrelated subject
    oaus = on an unrelated subject
    objoke = obligatory joke
    obli = obligatory on-topic comment
    obtw = oh, by the way
    off_topic = no abbr.: Bla bla bla...
    Oftpathirio = oh f..k this place and the horse it rode in on!
    Oic = oh, i see
    onna = oh no, not again
    onnta = oh no, not this again
    ootc = obligatory on-topic comment
    ot = off topic
    otoh = on the other hand
    otooh = on the other other hand
    ottomh = off the top of my head
    owtte = or words to that effect
    oz = australia
    pfm = pure f***ing magic
    pita = pain in the arse
    pmigbom = put mind in gear, before opening mouth
    pots = plain old telephone service
    pov = point of view
    ppp = petty pet peeve
    quottel = quoter = trottel!
    Rofl = rolling on floor laughing!
    Roflbamf = rolling on floor laughing breaking all my furniture
    roflasmw = rolling on floor laughing and scaring my wife
    roflastc = rolling on floor laughing and scaring the cat!
    Roflastciiho = ...if i had one!
    Roflbtc = rolling on floor laughing biting the carpet
    roflgo = rolling on floor laughing guts out!
    Roflmao = rolling on floor laughing my a** off
    rotfl = rolling on the floor laughing!
    Rsn = real soon now
    rtfm = read the f*cking manual!
    Rtfma = read the f***ing manual, again
    rtwfq = read the whole friggin' question (a pers triv fave)
    ryfm = read your f***ing manual!
    Rys = read your screen
    sapfu = surpassing all previous 'foul' ups
    scnr = sorry, could not resist
    sf = science fiction or speculative fantasy
    sics = sitting in chair snickering
    smtwgwlaf = slapping my thighs while giggling wildly like a fool
    smtwtfs = slapping my thighs while terribly foolishly snickering
    snafu = situation normal, all f***ed up
    sol = s*** out of luck
    svp = showview-problem, selling useless crap that everybody want
    swag = super wild a** guess
    sweg = scientific wild eyed guess
    sysop = system operator
    snailmail = the u.s. Postal service
    tanj = there ain't no justice
    tanstaafl = there ain't no such thing as a free lunch
    tarfu = things are really fouled up
    thanx = thanks
    tia = thanks in advance
    tnx = thanks
    tptb = the powers that be
    ttbomk = to the best of my knowledge
    ttfn = ta ta for now
    ttul = talk to you later
    ttyawfn = talk to you a while from now
    ttyl = talk to you later
    twit = no abbr.: Lose
    tyclo = turn your caps lock off (quit shouting)
    uae = unrecoverable application error (windows)
    wag = wild a** guess
    wgas = who gives a s***
    wnohgb = where no one has gone before
    wt = without thinking
    wtf = what the f***
    wtlob = watch "the life of brian" ->jehova! Jehova!<-
    wttm = without thinking too much
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    These are more common ones.......

    MCGSBPT - My car got stolen by pikey twats
    CI - Crashed it
    HABOTBSLN - Had a blonde on the back seat last night
    HAP - Hit a pheasant
    DMKITPF - Dropped my kebab in the passenger footwell
    IDAFBITLTWI - Its dirty as fcuk but im too lazy too wash it.
    ILMC - I love my car.



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