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    Usefull acronyms and stuff

    SSA Some Stupid Acronyms
    AA alcoholics anonymous
    AAAAAA american asociation against acronym abuse anonymous
    ADN Advanced Digital Network
    ADN any day now
    ADSL asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
    AFAIK as far as I know
    AFK away from keyboard
    AFSMG alt.fan.sarah-m-gellar
    AGP Accelerated Graphics Port
    A$O S$$ hole
    AKA also known as
    altho although
    AMD Advanced Mirco Devices
    ANSI american National Standards Institute
    API Application Programming Interface
    APPLE a perverted person licks everything
    ARPA advanced Research Projects Agency
    ASAP as soon as possible
    ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
    ASH Anthony Stewart Head
    ASP Active Server Pages.
    ATM At The Moment
    asynchronous Transfer Mode
    automatic Teller Machine
    AWGTHTGTTA? are we going to have to go through this again?
    BAD broken as designed
    BAMF bad a$$ed mother *****er
    BAS big a$$ smile
    BBC bring back buffy campaign
    b*gger! b*llocks! cr*p!
    b*stard b*llucking c*nts
    belligerent buffy cutters
    blo*dy b*ggered corporation
    blo*dy b*tchy corporation
    blo*dy bigheaded corporation
    blo*dy blundering catastrophe.
    british b*ggered corporation
    brunettes? blondes? condoms!
    BBIAS be back in a second
    BBL be back later
    BBN bye bye now
    BBR burnt beyond repair
    BBS be back soon
    BBS Bulletin Board System
    BF bfriend
    BFD big *****ing deal
    BFN bye for now
    BG boody git
    BIBO beer in, beer out
    bin binary
    BIOS basic Input-Output System
    BIOYA blow it out your a$$
    BIT Binary digIT
    BOHICA bend over, here it comes again
    BPS Bits-Per-Second
    BRB be right back
    BRS big red switch
    BTA but then again
    BTDTGTS been there, done that, got the T-shirt
    BTSOOM beats the sh*t out of me
    BTVS buffy: The Vampire Slayer
    BTW by the way
    BWL bursting with laughter
    C&G chuckle and grin
    CC cordelia Chase
    charisma Carpenter
    CD-ROM compact Disc - Read-Only Memory
    CFV call for voting
    CGI Common Gateway Interface
    CIAC computer Incident Advisory Center
    CICO coffee in, coffee out
    CID crying in disgrace
    CLI Command Line Interface
    CNP continued (in my) next post
    CP chat post
    CPU Central Processing Unit
    CRAFT can't remember a *****ing thing
    CRBT crying real big tears
    CSG chuckle, snigger, grin
    CSS Cascading Style Sheets.
    CU see you
    CUA Commonly Used Acronym(s)
    common User Access
    CUBIC Complete Uncut Buffy Internet Campaign
    CYA see ya
    CYAL8R see ya later
    DARFC ducking and running for cover
    DBMS data Base Management System
    DETLA double Extended Three Letter Abbreviation
    DH dear Husband
    dick Head
    DHTML Dynamic Hypertext Markup Language.
    DIIK damned if I know
    DILLIGAF? does it look like I give a *****?
    DIY Do It Yourself
    DLL Dynamic Link Library
    DLP Digital Light Processor
    DLTBBB Don't let the bed bugs bite
    DNS Domain Name Server
    DOA Dead On Arrival
    DOS Disk Operating System
    DSL Digital Subscriber Line.
    DSSSL Document Style Semantics and Specification Language.
    DSTN Dual Scan Twisted Nemonic
    DSVD Digital Simultaneous Voice and Data
    DTP DeskTop Publishing
    DTRT Do the right thing
    DVD Digital Versatile Disk
    DWIMC do what I mean, correctly
    EAK eating at keyboard
    EBCDIC extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
    Eh? a general point of expression when you don't know WTF someone is talking about
    EMSG mail message
    ESAD eat sh*t and die
    ESADMF eat S**t and die mother *****er
    ETLA extended Three Letter Acronym
    FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
    Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers.)
    FC fingers crossed
    FFA free for all
    FIIK *****ed if I know
    FLA four letter abbreviation
    five letter abbreviation
    FOAD ***** off and die!
    FOADUPOS ***** off and die you pile of sh*t!
    FOADUWOS ***** off and die you waste of skin!
    FOAF friend of a friend
    FOFL falling on floor laughing
    FOS freedom of speech
    full of sh*t
    FRED *****ing ridiculous electronic device
    FROA ferengi Rules of Aquisition
    FTBOMH from the bottom of my heart
    FTF Face-To-Face (as IRL)
    FTP File Transfer Protocol
    FU ***** you!
    *****ed up
    FUBAR *****ed up beyond all repair
    *****ed up beyond all recognition
    FUD fear, uncertainty, and disinformation
    FULSP ***** you little s****y pervert
    FURTB full up ready to burst
    FWIW for what it's worth
    FYDITM ***** you directly in the mouth
    FYI for your information
    GAF give a *****
    GAFIA get away from it all
    GAL get a life
    GB gigabyte
    GF girlfriend
    GFN gone for now
    GFY go ***** yourself
    GG gotta go
    GIGO garbage In, Garbage Out
    GIWIST gee, I wish I'd said that
    GLGH good luck and good hunting
    GMBA giggling my butt off
    GMTA great minds think alike
    GR grim Reaper
    GR &D Grinning, Running, & Ducking (alternatively GD&R)
    GSM Global System for Mobile communicators
    GTSY glad to see you
    GUI Graphical User Interface
    GW getting wet
    H&K hugs and kisses
    HABU have a better 'un
    HAGD have a great day
    HAGN have a good night
    HAGU have a good 'un
    HAND have a nice day
    HHIS hangs head in shame
    HRT hormone replacement therapy
    HTH hope this helps
    HTML hyperText Markup Language
    HTTP hyperText Transfer Protocol
    HTVS hannah: The Vampire Slayer
    HUB head up butt
    IAC in any case
    IAE in any event
    IANAL I am not a lawyer
    IC I see
    ICBW I could be wrong
    it could be worse
    ICQ I seek you
    IDGAS I don't give a sh*t
    IDTT I'll drink to that!
    IDWTMAT I don't want to miss a thing
    IGP I gotta pee
    IIRC if I recall correctly
    IIS Internet Information Server.
    IITYWIMIWHTKY if I tell you what it means, I will have to kill you
    IITYWIMWYBMAD? if I tell you what it means, will you buy me a drink?
    IITYWIMWYFM? if I tell you what it means, will you ***** me?
    IKWYDLS I Know What You Did Last Summer
    ILY I love you
    IMAO in my arrogant opinion
    IMAP internet Message Access Protocol.
    IMCO in my considered opinion
    IMHO in my humble opinion
    in my honest opinion
    IMNSHO in my not so humble opinion
    IMO in my opinion
    IMOBO in my own biased opinion
    IMVBO in my very biased opinion
    INPO in no particular order
    IOW in other words
    IP Internet Protocol
    IRDA infra-Red Data Association port
    IRL in real life
    ISDN it still does nothing
    ISKWYDLS I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
    ISTR I seem to recall
    ISWYM I see what you mean
    IWALU I will always love you
    IWBNI it would be nice if
    IYKWIM if you know what I mean
    J/K joking
    JAMIE jugs are massive in England
    JCIATWLWNBTDTBAWGLLACJ Jamie Cheetham is a time-wasting loser with nothing better to do than be annoying with great long lists and crap jokes )
    JIC just in case
    JK Just kidding
    JLH Jennifer Love Hewitt
    JMO just my opinion
    JTLYK just to let you know
    JTYWTK just thought you wanted to know
    KIT keep in touch
    KMA kiss my a$$
    KMQ kiss me quick
    KMYF kiss me you fool
    KOC kiss on cheek
    KOL kiss on lips
    L8R later
    L8R G8R later 'gater
    LAB life's a bitch
    LAMA look at my a$$
    LAMP look at my p*nis
    LART Luser Attitude Readjustment Tool
    LCD Liquid Crystal Display
    LHM lord help me
    LHO laughing head off
    LHU lord help us
    LLTA lots and lots of thunderous applause
    LMAO laughing my a$$ off
    LMSO laughing my socks off
    LOL laughs out loud
    LSHMBB laughing so hard my belly is bouncing
    LSHMBH laughing so hard my belly hurts
    LSHTTARDML laughing so hard the tears are running down my leg
    LTNP long time no post
    LTNS long time no see
    LTS laughing to self
    LUWAMH love you with all my heart
    LY love ya
    Mb Megabyte
    MHBFY my heart bleeds for you
    MHOTY my hat's off to you
    MHz Megahertz
    MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions.
    MLA multiple letter acronym
    MMO Mobile MOdule
    MMX MultiMedia eXtensions
    MODEM MOdulator-DEModulator
    MOTAS member of the appropriate sex
    MOTOS member of the opposite sex
    MOTSS member of the same sex
    MTF more to follow
    MUA Mail User Agent
    MUD Multi-User Domain
    Multi-User Dungeon
    NADT Not a darn thing
    NETUA nobody ever tells us anything
    NFW no *****ing way!
    ng Newsgroup
    NKABOTFD Never Kill a Boy On The First Date
    NRN no reply necessary
    NYCTMI now you come to mention it
    OIC oh, I see
    OL Old lady (significant other)
    OM Old man (significant other)
    OOI out of interest
    OOMOOS out of Mind, Out of Sight
    OOTB out Of The Box (ie. brand new)
    OT off-topic
    OTB on the ball
    OTF on the floor
    OTOH on the other hand
    OTTH on the third hand
    OTTOMH off the top of my head
    PCMCIA Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
    People Can't Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms
    PDA Personal Digital Assistant
    PDA Public Display of Affection
    PDQ Pretty Danm(ed) Quick(ly)
    PDS please don't shoot
    PFM please ***** me
    PG prophecy Girl
    parental guidence
    PHP Personal Home Page.
    PITA pain in the a$$
    PLOKTA press lots of keys to abort
    PM private message
    PMFJI pardon me for jumping in
    PMP peed my pants
    PNG Portable Network Graphics.
    POAHF put on a happy face
    PODF p*ss off d*ck face
    POP Post Office Protocol.
    POS pile of sh*t
    POV point of view
    PPP Point-to-Point protocol
    PS post script
    PTL p*sses themselves laughing
    QT Cutie
    RAM Random Access Memory
    RFC Request For Comment
    ROFL Rolling on the floor laughing
    ROFLMAO ROTFL my a$$ off
    ROFLMAOAY ROTFL my a$$ off at you
    ROFLMAOBF ROTFL my a$$ off and breaking furniture
    ROFLMAOWTIME ROTFL my a$$ off with tears in my eyes
    ROFLUTS ROTFL unable to speak
    ROM Read-Only Memory
    ROTFL rolls on the floor laughing
    ROTFLAHMS ROTFL and holding my side
    ROTFLAPMP ROTFL and peeing my pants
    ROTFLASTC ROTFL and scaring the cat
    ROTFLBTCUTS ROTFL biting the carpet unable to stop
    ROTFLMAO ROTFL, laughing my a$$ off
    ROTFLSHTB ROTFL so hard they burst
    RPG role playing games
    RSN real soon now can be meant sarcastically)
    RTF read the FAQ
    RTFF read the *****ing FAQ
    RTFFAQ read the *****ing FAQ
    RTFM Read the *****ing manual
    RTFQ Read the *****ing question
    read the full question
    RYFIM read your *****ing Information Manual
    S1,S2,S3, etc Season 1, Season 2, Season 3, etc.
    SCNR sorry, could not resist
    SCSI small Computer Systems Interface
    SETE smiling ear to ear
    SFAIAA so far as I am aware
    SFLA stupid four letter acronym
    SHID slaps head in disgust
    SITD still in the dark
    SMA spank my ass
    SMOn serious mode on
    SMOff serious mode off
    SMOP small matter of programming
    SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol.
    SNAFU situation normal: all *****ed up
    SNERT snotty-nosed egotistical rude teenager
    SO Significant other
    SOB Do you really need *me* to explain this one?
    SOT short of time
    SOTMG short of time must go
    SPAM Sick person's advertisement
    SQL Structured Query Language.
    SSI Server-Side Include.
    SSL Secure Socket Layer.
    ST-DS9 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
    ST-TNG Star Trek: The Next Generation
    ST-TOS Star Trek: The Original Series
    ST-VOY Star Trek: Voyager
    SVGA Super Video Graphics Array
    SWAK Sealed with a kiss
    SWALK sealed with a loving kiss
    SWAS scientific wild a$$ guess
    SWL screaming with laughter
    SWMBO she who must be obeyed
    SYS see you soon
    SYSOP system operator
    TA Thanks again
    TAFN That's all for now
    TANJ There ain't no justice
    TANSTAAFL There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
    TARDIS Time and relative dimensions in space
    TCOY Take care of yourself
    TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol
    TDM too damn many
    TFT Thin Film Transistor
    TGIF Thank God it's Friday
    TGP thumbnail gallery posts
    the bin the binary newgroup
    tho though
    TIA thanks in advance
    TIATLG Truly, I am The Living God
    TIC tongue in cheek
    TIE take it easy
    TILII tell it like it is
    TLA three letter acronym such as this, see also ETLA and DETLA)
    TLG The Living God
    TNT till next time
    TOY thinking of you
    TPTB The powers that be
    TSR Terminate and Stay Resident program
    TTBOMK To the best of my knowledge
    TTFN Ta-ta for now
    TTL4N that's the lot for now
    TTTT to tell the truth
    TTYL talk to you later
    TWAIN technology without an important name
    TWIMC To Whom It May Concern
    TYVM thank you very much
    u/f unfortunately
    UCE Unsolicited Commerical E-mail
    UFG you *****ing git
    URL Uniform Resource Locator
    USB Universal Serial Bus
    VGA Video Graphics Array
    WAS wild a$$ guess
    WB welcome back
    WFM works for me
    WML Wireless Markup Language.
    WOFTAM waste of flaming time and money
    WRT with regard to
    WTF what the *****?
    WTFDIK what the ***** do I know?
    WTFIS what the ***** is this?
    WTFRUON what the ***** are you on?
    WTG way to go!
    WTH What The Hell!
    WTHRU who the hell are you?
    WTTH welcome To The Hellmouth
    WWW World-Wide Web
    WYGIWYPF what you get is what you pay for
    WYMM will you marry me?
    WYSIAYG what uou See is all you get
    WYSIWYG what you see is what you get
    XGA eXtended Graphics Array
    XML Extensible Markup Language
    XSL Extensible Stylesheet Language
    XSSI extended Server-Side Include
    YABA yet another bl*ody acronym
    YABSA yet another bl*ody stupid acronym!
    YBS you'll be sorry
    YG young gentleman
    YHBT you have been trolled
    YKYHBxTLW You Know You Have Been x Too Long When eg,
    YKYHBPQTLW - You Know You Have Been Playing Quake Too Long
    YL young lady
    YM young man
    YMMV your mileage may vary

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    o:-) :-) Angelic
    {\o/} Angel
    (\O/)(\O/) Angels
    >:-( Sngry
    |-I Asleep
    |-( Late night messages
    (::()::) bandaid
    :-) :) basic smiley, used with a sarcastic or joking statement
    :-{#} Braces
    :-{} Blowing a Kiss
    :-* Kiss...
    :-x Kiss kiss..
    \-o Bored
    :-c Bummed out
    :( ) Can't stop talking
    C=:-) Chef
    :*) Clowning
    &:-) Curly hair
    :' Crying
    :'-) Crying with joy
    :'-( Crying sadly
    :-9 Delicious, Yummy
    :-> Devilish
    ;-> Devilish wink
    >:) Devil smiley, which denotes an evil tone
    <:-) Dumb questions
    ;гд) Carl of Winthorpe's..."with my reputation" smiley... (implying lots of mustache tweaking and general frivolity!!)
    :*) Drunk
    :-6 Exhausted, wiped out
    :-( :( Frowning smiley. User did not like :that last statement or is upset or :depressed about something.
    ^5 High Five
    (((((name)))) Hug (cyber hug)
    (( )):** Hugs and kisses
    :-| :-I Indifferent smiley. Better than a :-( :but not quite as good as a :-) :Ambivalent
    :-$ Person is ill...
    :-# Lips are sealed message concerning something that shouldn't have been said...
    :~/ Mixed up
    #:-) Batted hair
    :-O Mouth open (surprised)
    :o)> Another open mouth smiley
    :-@ Screaming
    ...---... S.O.S. (morse)
    ^ Thumbs up
    :-& Tongue tied
    :P :-P Tongue stuck out
    :-J Tongue in cheek
    :-\ Undecided
    ;-) ;) Blinky smiley. User just made a flirtatious and/or sarcastic remark. More of a "don't hit me for what I just said" smiley.
    @:-) Havy hair
    :D -D Wider happy face
    |-O Yawning
    ,,l, the finger
    :-~~~ Drooling
    ? Hiding, staring in the dark
    B-) 8-) Smiling face from a person wearing glasses

    Object Smileys:
    0=(~~~ Dagger
    0=[==> Better dagger
    |C| Can of Coke
    |P| Can of Pepsi
    @[_]~~ Mug of HOT coffee or tea
    **** Popcorn
    <-->-- Flower
    @>-}-- Proper rose
    @}--{--{-- Other Rose
    c[T] Cup of tea
    c[C] Cup of coffee
    (%> Pizza
    >^-^== Turkey

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    someone has waaaaaaaaaaaaaay to much time on their hands.

    Great post, I have a lot of reading for later (whoa, I think I spotted my last name in there) ::goes of on the hunt for the wild acronym and it's cohort, Smileus obscura::

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    AAAAAA american asociation against acronym abuse anonymous

    ...whoa I've gotta join after reading this thread.
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