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    This is 97% copied and pasted, i added 1 or 2 things and made a small change in the format. Thought it was useful so i decided to share it. All credits go to Wolf2010 for the original posting


    1337 (written in ASCII) - From the word Leet, derived from the word elite
    2 - too, or to
    4 - For


    AFAICR/S/T - As far as I can recall / remember / see / tel
    AFAIK - As far as I know
    AFK - Away from keyboard
    ANFSCD - And Now For Something Completely Different. Used to change the subject of conversation.
    ASAP - As soon as possible
    ASL - Age / sex / location
    ATEOTD - At The End of the Day
    ATM - At the moment
    AWOL - Absent Without (Official) Leave
    AYBABTU (also abbreviated as AY - All your base are belong to us (from the video game Zero Wing)


    B2B - Business to Business
    B& and/or B7- Banned
    BBIAB - Be back in a bit
    BBL/S - Be back later / shortly / soon
    BCNU - Be seein' you
    Blog - Also known as web log or an online journal
    BOFH - ~censored~ 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.)or a backronym for "Bring Up My Post"


    Crawl - To retrieve a web page along with the hyperlinks that reference it
    Crapplet - A poorly written computer application
    CU - See you (later)
    CYA - See ya 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 popularized the term in his novel Neuromancer. Gibson used the word to describe a virtual world of computer networks that his cyberpunk heroes 'jacked into'


    DFTT - Don't feed the trolls
    DGAF - Don't Give A ~censored~
    DIAF - Die in a fire
    DILLIGAF/D/S - Does it look like I give a flip / ~censored~ / damn / ~love~
    DND - Do not disturb
    DOA - Dead on arrival. Refers to hardware that is broken on delivery.


    EOF - End Of File
    EOM - End of Message
    EOL - End of Life. Device or hardware that is at the end of its product life cycle.
    EQ - EverQuest
    ETA - Estimated time of arrival


    FAQ - Frequently Asked Question(s)
    FFS - For ~censored~'s sake
    Flamer - Someone who makes inflammatory, abusive or directly offensive comments. Similar to, but not quite the same as an Internet troll[3]
    FMCDH - From My Cold Dead Hands
    FOAD - ~censored~ off and die
    FOAF - Friend of a friend
    FTL - For the loss
    FTW - For the win
    FU - ~censored~ you
    FUBAR - ~censored~ up beyond all recognition / repair (from military slang; pronounced "foo-bar")
    FUD - Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (the purposeful spread of misinformation)
    FWIW - For what it's worth
    FYI - For your information


    GBTW - Get back to work
    GF - Great/good fight/girlfriend
    GFU - Good for you
    GFY - Go ~censored~ yourself
    GG - Good game, used at or near the conclusion of a gaming match
    GJ - Good job, often used in online gaming when a teammate performs an act benefitting his team, such as killing an opponent or enabling that kill
    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
    Gratz - Congratulations
    GTFO - Get the ~censored~ out
    GTG or G2G - 'Got to go' or 'Good to go'
    GR -Good Race
    GR8 - Great


    HAND - Have A Nice Day
    Handle - Name used in online chat, (AKA nick(name), alias, screen/user name)
    HF - Have fun
    Haxor or H4x0r (1337) - 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 page - 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.
    HTH - Hope this / that helps
    H8 - Hate


    IANAL - I am not a lawyer
    IBTL - In before the lock
    IDC - I don't care
    IDK - I don't know
    IIRC - If I recall / remember correctly
    IIUC - If I understand correctly
    IMO/IMHO/IMNSHO/IMAO - In my (humble / honest / not so humble / arrogant) opinion
    Information superhighway - The Internet (AKA: I-way, infobahn)
    IONO - I don't know
    IOW - In other words
    IRC - Internet Relay Chat
    IRL - In real life
    ITYM - I Think You Mean
    IWSN - I want sex now
    IYKWIM - If you know what I mean


    Jaggy - Aliased computer graphics
    JK or j/k - Just kidding, or joke
    JFGI - Just ~censored~/Freaking Google It


    k or kk - OK
    KISS - Keep it simple stupid.
    KS(ing) - Kill-Steal(ing)
    KOS - Kill on sight
    KTHX - OK, thanks
    KTHXBAI or KTHXBYE - OK, thanks, goodbye, used either to cut short a conversation or to express displeasure with being cut short


    L2P - Learn to play; an admonishment to MMORPG players who are incompetent and/or whine
    L8R - Later, L8R also sometimes abbreviated as L8ER is commonly used in chat rooms and other text based communications as a way of saying good bye.
    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 1337 in ASCII form. It originally meant elite
    LFG - Looking for group
    LFM - Looking for more
    LM(F)AO - Laughing my (frigging) ass off
    LMIRL - Let's meet in real life.
    LMK - Let me know
    LOL - Laughing out loud, laugh out loud
    LTNS - Long time no see
    Lurker - Someone who frequents a Usenet group without participating in discussions


    MMORPG, MMO - Massive Multi-player Online Role Playing Game

    MMOFPS - Massive Multi-player Online First Person Shooter
    MOTD - Message of the day
    MS - MapleStory, an MMORPG
    MTFBWY - May The Force be with you
    MUD - Multi-User Dungeon
    MUSH - Multi-User Shared Hallucination
    MYOB - Mind your own business
    M8 - Mate


    NE1 - "Anyone"
    NFI - "No ~censored~ Idea"
    Newbie, noob, or n00b - An inexperienced user of a system or game,or an annoying person.
    NIFOC - Naked In Front Of Computer
    NM - (Sometimes written N/M) Not much, Never mind 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 RLY - Oh really?
    OIC - Oh, I see
    OFN - Old ~censored~ news
    OMG - Oh my god
    OMFG - Oh my ~censored~ god
    OMW - On my way or Oh my word
    OP - Original poster / Operator / Outpost
    OS - Operating system
    OT - Off topic
    OTOH - On the other hand
    OTP - On the phone or One true pairing


    P2P - Peer to peer, or pay to play
    PAW - Parents are watching
    PEBKAC/PEBCAK - Problem exists between keyboard and chair
    Ping - From the popular network monitoring tool, 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 - Piece of ~love~, or parent over shoulder.
    POTS - Plain old telephone service
    POV - Point of view
    PPL - People
    PTKFGS - Punch the Keys For God's Sake
    pr0n - Intentional misspelling of porn
    PW - Persistent World (gaming)
    pwned - Intentional misspelling of owned


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


    Rehi (or merely re) - Hello again
    RL - Real Life[3]
    RO(T)FL - Rolling on (the) floor laughing
    RO(T)FLMAO - Rolling on (the) floor laughing my ass off
    RO(T)FLOL - Rolling on (the) floor laughing out loud
    RSN - Real soon now (used sarcastically)
    RTFB - Read the ~censored~ binary (or book)
    RTFS - Read the ~censored~ source
    RTFM/RTM - Read the (~censored~) manual


    SCNR - Sorry, could not resist
    sk8/sk8r - skate/skater
    Smiley - Another name for emoticons
    SMH - Shaking my head
    SNAFU - Situation normal: all (~censored~/[3]fouled) up
    Snail mail - Normal paper mail service
    SOHF - Sense of humor failure
    Spider - The program behind a search engine
    STFU - Shut the ~censored~ up
    STFW - Search the ~censored~ web


    TANSTAAFL - There ain't no such thing as a free lunch
    TBF - Time between failures
    TBH - To be honest
    TG - That's great
    TGIF - Thank god it's Friday
    TH(N)X, TNX or TX - Thanks
    TIA - Thanks in advance
    TINC - There Is No Cabal, a term discouraging conspiracy theories
    TMI - Too much information
    TOS - Terms of service
    TTBOMK - To the best of my knowledge
    TTFN - Ta ta for now
    TTT - To the top, used in forums to bump a thread
    TTYL - Talk to you later (also spelled TTUL, T2UL or T2YL)
    TTYTT - To Tell You The Truth
    Tweedler - One who has deep love for all computer related technology and gadgets
    TWIMC - To Whom It May Concern
    TY - Thank you
    TYT - Take your time
    TYVM - Thank you very much


    U - You
    UTFSE - Use the ~censored~ search engine


    None :[


    w00t, w00T or WOOT - First two express exuberance, the latter is a backronym for the term "We Own the Other Team".
    W/ or W/O - With or without
    WB - Welcome back
    W/E - Whatever
    WRT - With respect / regard to
    WTB - Want to buy
    WTF - What the ~censored~
    WTG - Way to go
    WTH - What the hell
    WTS - Want to sell
    WTT - Want to trade
    WUG - What you got?
    WoW - World of Warcraft (game)
    WUBU2 - What (have) you been up to?
    WUU2 - What (are) you up to?
    WYSIWYG - What you see is what you get
    W8 - Wait


    none :[


    y/Y - Yes
    YARLY - Yeah Really
    YHBT - You have been trolled
    YKW - You know what?
    YMMV - Your mileage may vary.
    YTMND - You're The Man Now, Dog
    YW - You're welcome.
    YOYO- You're On Your Own.


    ZOMG - An intentional misspelling of the acronym shorthand for "Oh My God/Gawd" and pronounced "Zoh My God/Gawd" This version is mainly used in jest or to ridicule people who use abbreviations like OMG and OMFG

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