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Acronyms:
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AA              alcoholics anonymous
AAMOP		as a matter of fact
AAAAAA          american asociation against acronym abuse anonymous
ACRONYM         aroused citizens representing oppressed new york minorities
ADB             Apple Desktop Bus
ADN             Advanced Digital Network
ADN             any day now
ADSL            Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AFAICT          as far as I can tell
AFAIK           as far as I know
AFB             air force base
AFJ             april fool's joke
AFK             away from keyboard
AFSMG		alt.fan.sarah-m-gellar
AGP             Accelerated Graphics Port
AH              Alyson Hannigan
                a$$ hole
AICMFP          and I claim my five pounds
AIM             AOL Instant Messenger
AIYDSPMEILAHHIYBT and if you don't stop pissing me off I'll leave a horse's head in your bed tonight
AKA             also known as
altho		although
AMD             Advanced Mirco Devices
ANSI		American National Standards Institute 
AOG             act of god
API             Application Programming Interface
APPLE           a perverted person licks everything
ARPA            Advanced Research Projects Agency
ASAP            as soon as possible
ASCII           American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASH             Anthony Stewart Head 
ASP		Active Server Page
ATBA            all those bloody acronyms
ATM		At The Moment
		Asynchronous Transfer Mode
		Automatic Teller Machine
AWGTHTGTTA?     are we going to have to go through this again?
BAC             by any chance
BAD             broken as designed
BAMF            bad a$$ed mother f*cker
BAS             big a$$ smile 
BB              big brother
                bulletin board
BBC             bring back buffy campaign
                "brilliant buffy" cancellers
                b*gger!  b*llocks!  cr*p!
                b*stard b*llucking c*nts
                belligerent buffy cutters
                blo*dy b*ggered corporation
                blo*dy b*tchy corporation
                blo*dy bigheaded corporation
                blo*dy blundering catastrophe.
                british b*ggered corporation
                brunettes?  blondes?  condoms!
BBFC            British Board of Film Censorship
BBIAS		be back in a second
BBL             be back later
BBN             bye bye now 
BBR 	        burnt beyond repair
BBS             be back soon 
                Bulletin Board System
BF              boyfriend 
BFD		big f*cking deal 
BFN		bye for now
BG              bloody git
                Bill Gates
                big gorilla
BIAB            back in a bit
BIBO            beer in, beer out 
bin		binary
BINTSAT         but I'm not too sure about that
BION            believe it or not
BIOS            Basic Input-Output System
BIOYA		blow it out your a$$ 
BIT             Binary digIT
BOHICA		bend over, here it comes again 
BPS             Bits-Per-Second
BRB             be right back
BRS             big red switch
BSOD            Blue Screen of Death
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
BWI             boss walked in
BWL             bursting with laughter 
BWP             Blair Witch project
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
CIA             Central Intelligence Agency
CIAC            Computer Incident Advisory Center
CICO            coffee in, coffee out 
CID             crying in disgrace 
                crimial investigations department
CfP             call for papers
CLI		Command Line Interface 
CNP             continued (in my) next post 
COB             close of business
CP              chat post
CPU             Central Processing Unit
CRAFT		can't remember a f*cking thing 
CRBT            crying real big tears 
CSG             chuckle, snigger, grin 
CSS		Cascading Style Sheets.
CTTOI           come to think of it
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 f*ck?
DIY		do it yourself 
DLL             Dynamic Link Library
DLP             Digital Light Processor
DLTBBB          don't let the bed bugs bite 
DNA             do not answer
                Douglas Noel Adams
DNS             Domain Name Server
DOA		dead on arrival
DOS             Disk Operating System
DSL		Digital Subscriber Line. 
DSOTM           dark side of the moon
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
DW              discworld
DWIMC	        do what I mean, correctly
DWYW            do what you want
DYK             did you know?
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            email message 
ESAD		eat sh*t and die
ESADMF		eat s**t and die mother f*cker 
ETLA	        Extended Three Letter Acronym
EULA            End User License Agreement
F2F             face to face (as IRL)
FAQ             Frequently Asked Questions
		Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers.) 
FBI             Federal Bureau of Investigation
FC              fingers crossed
FCB             F*cking Cr*ppy Browser
FCFS            first come, first served
FFA             free for all
FFFITGC         the foundation for filling in the grand canyon
FIFO            First In, First Out
FIIK		f*cked if I know 
FLA		four letter abbreviation
		five letter abbreviation
FMH             f*ck me harder
FNAR            for no aparent reason
FOAD            f*ck off and die!
FOADUPOS        f*ck off and die you pile of sh*t!
FOADUWOS        f*ck off and die you waste of skin!  
FOAF	        friend of a friend
FOFL		falling on floor laughing 
FOFLABCOTWD     falling on floor laughing and b*ggered calf on the way down	
FOS             freedom of speech
                full of sh*t
FPS             first person shooter
                Frames Per Second
FRED	        f*cking 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		f*ck you!
		f*cked up
FUBAR           f*cked up beyond all repair
                f*cked up beyond all recognition
FUD		fear, uncertainty, and disinformation 
                fear, uncertainty, and doubt
FULSP		f*ck you little s****y pervert 
FURTB	        full up ready to burst
FWIW            for what it's worth
FYDITM          f*ck you directly in the mouth
FYI             for your information
GAF             give a f*ck
GAFIA           get away from it all
GAL             get a life 
GB              Gigabyte
GEIAI           Gandalf and Enix Insane Association for the Insane
GF              girlfriend
GFN             gone for now
GFY             go f*ck yourself
GG		gotta go 
GIGO            Garbage In, Garbage Out
GIMP            GNU Image Manipulation Program
GIWIST          gee, I wish I'd said that
GJ              good job
GLGH            good luck and good hunting
GMBA            giggling my butt off 
GMTA            great minds think alike
GNU             GNU's Not UNIX
GPF             General Protection Fault
GPS             Global Positioning System
GR              Grim Reaper
GR&D		Grinning, Running, and Ducking (alternatively GD&R) 
GSM             Global System for Mobile communicators
GTSY            glad to see you
GUI		Graphical User Interface 
GW              getting wet
GWS             get well soon
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
HGOGA           hot girl-on-girl action
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
IB              International Baccalaureate
IBM             Italian Branch of the Mafia
IC              I see
ICBW		I could be wrong
		it could be worse
ICQ		I seek you
IDGAS           I don't give a sh*t
IDST		if destroyed, still true
		I demand sex tonight!
IDTT            I'll drink to that!
IDWTMAT         I don't want to miss a thing
IFYDLA          I forgot you don't like acronyms
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 f*ck 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
IMOWHTBC        in my opinion, which happens to be correct
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
IRTA            I read that as
ISDN		it still does nothing 
                Integrated Services Digital Network
ISKWYDLS        I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
ISTR		I seem to recall 
ISWYM		I see what you mean 
ITAFWWDHAA      is there anything for which we don't have an acronym?
IWALU           I will always love you 
IWBNI           it would be nice if
IYKWIM          if you know what I mean
J/K             joking
                just kidding
JAMIE		jugs are massive in England
JCIATWLWNBTDTBAWGLLACJ   J. C. 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 
JSP             Java Server Page
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
LDR             long distance relationship
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
MMF             make money fast
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
MOW             movie of the week
MPFC            Monty Python's Flying Circus
MTF             more to follow
MUA             Mail User Agent
MUD		Multi-User Domain
		Multi-User Dungeon 
NA              Not Applicable
NADT            not a darn thing
NB              Nicholas Brendon
                Nota Bene (translates to "note well")
NETUA           nobody ever tells us anything
NFS             Network File System
NFW 	        no f*cking way!
ng              newsgroup
NKABOTFD        Never Kill a Boy On The First Date
NMR             Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
NOYB            none of your business    
NRN             no reply necessary
NSA             National Security Agency
NYCTMI		now you come to mention it 
OCD             Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
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) 
ORA             O'Reilly and Associates
OT              off-topic
                overtime
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
PBPAA           people being pedantic about acronyms
PC              personal computer
                parental control
                politically correct
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 f*ck me
PG              Prophecy Girl
                parental guidence
PHP		Personal Home Page.
PI              about three
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
PPV             pay per view
PS              post script
PTL		p*sses themselves laughing
QSL             reply 
QSO             conversation 
QT              cutie 
QUAYMUOTF       quit using acronyms you make up on the fly
RAM             Random Access Memory
RD              Red Dwarf
RL              real life
RFC		Request For Comment 
RBG             red/green/blue
RMS             Richard M. Stallman
RN              right now
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
RSH             Remote SHell
RSN             real soon now  (can be meant sarcastically)
                read some newspapers
RTF             read the FAQ
                Rich Text Format
RTFF            read the f*cking FAQ
RTFFAQ		read the f*cking FAQ
RTFM            read the f*cking manual
RTFQ            read the f*cking question
                read the full question
RYFIM		read your f*cking Information Manual 
S1,S2,S3, etc   Season 1, Season 2, Season 3, etc.
SBYLF           scroll back, you lazy f*cker
SCNR		sorry, could not resist 
SCSI            Small Computer Systems Interface
SD              sounds dirty
                Scooby Doo
SETE            smiling ear to ear 
SF              science fiction, aka Sci-fi
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
SMG             Click here...
SMO             serious mode on
SMOff           serious mode off
SMOP	        small matter of programming
SMTP		Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. 
SNAFU           situation normal: all f*cked up
SNERT           snotty-nosed egotistical rude teenager 
SNL             Saturday Night Live
SO              significant other
SOB             Do you really need *me* to explain this one?
SOP             standard operating procedures
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-ENT          Star Trek: Enterprise
ST-TNG          Star Trek: The Next Generation
ST-TOS          Star Trek: The Original Series
ST-VOY          Star Trek: Voyager
STD             sexually-transmitted disease
SVGA            Super Video Graphics Array
SW              Star Wars
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
TAR             Tape ARchive
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
TFotR           The Fellowship of the Ring
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             'til next time 
TOY             thinking of you 
TPTB            the powers that be
TSR             Terminate and Stay Resident program
TTBOMK          to the best of my knowledge
TTF             True Type Font
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 
UDF             Universal Data Format
UDP             User Datagram Protocol
UFG		you f*cking git
UI              User Interface
UK              United Kingdom
UL              urban legend
UMTB            uk.media.tv.buffy-v-slayer
UPS             Uninterruptable Power Supply
URL		Uniform Resource Locator
USA             United States of America
USB             Universal Serial Bus
VAT             Value Added Tax
VB              Visual Basic
VCR             Video Cassette Recorder
VESA            Video Electronics Standard Asociation
VGA             Video Graphics Array
VR              Virtual Reality
VRML            Virtual Reality Markup Language
w/o             without
w2k             Windows 2000
W3C             World Wide Web Consortium
WAS             wild a$$ guess
WAN             Wide Area Network
WB              welcome back
                wine bar
WD              well done
WFM             works for me
WIMP            windows, icons, mouse and pointer
WIP             work in progress
WML		Wireless Markup Language
WMP             Windows Media Player
WOFTAM	        waste of flaming time and money
WORM            Write Once Read Many
WRT             with regard to
                with respect to
WTF             what the f*ck?
WTFDIK          what the f*ck do I know?
WTFIS           what the f*ck is this?
WTFRUON         what the f*ck are you on?
WTG             way to go!
WTH		what the hell?
WTHRU           who the hell are you?
WTMI            way too much information
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
XHTML		Extensible HypertText Markup Language
XML		Extensible Markup Language
XSL		Extensible Stylesheet Language
XSSI		Extended Server-Side Include
Y2K             Year 2000
YABA	        yet another bl*ody acronym
YABSA		yet another bl*ody stupid acronym!
YAST            Yet Another Setup Tool
YASTD           yet another Star Trek discontinuity
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!
YAST            Yet Another Setup Tool
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 When...) 
YL              young lady
YM              young man
YMMV		your mileage may vary 

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