Emoticons: (symbols used to display feeling)Note: For these little things called "emoticons" Often the idea is to turn you...
and crew cut.;-)~ ... sexy tongue -                      c["] ... coffee [_]> ... another                       ;~) ... be...
Chat, E-Mail, Web, and chat room slang and acronymsAAK Alive And KickingAAR At Any RateAAS Alive And SmilingADN Any Day No...
CUOL          See You On LineCYA See Yadd, ds, dh Darling or Dear: Dear Son, Dear Daughter, or Dear Husband.Usually exchan...
GR&D          Grinning, Running, and Ducking.GTR Got To RunGTRM          Going To Read Mail (leaving chat room to check em...
LMAO         Laughing My Ass OffLFFAO        Laughing My F***(freaking) Ass OffLOL Laughing Out LoudLTNS         Long Time...
P911 My parents are in the room. P=Parents, and 911=emergency, in otherwords either drop the subject, or watch the languag...
SNAFU        Situation Normal, All "Fouled" UpSO Significant OtherSOL Shit Out Of LuckSOS Same Old S**t (stuff)SOTA       ...
also heard that some folks substitute ush for "Until Sides Hurt". rotflolush =rolling on the floor, laughing out loud, unt...
9 is a good thing (he was dressed to the 9s means he was all dressed up),B = be,C = see, (IC means I see)G = gee,K = OK, (...
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  1. 1. Emoticons: (symbols used to display feeling)Note: For these little things called "emoticons" Often the idea is to turn yourhead sideways, and it makes a picture on a lot of the smiley faces. ;-) forexample where the ; (semi-colon) are the eyes, the - is the nose, and the ) isthe mouth. Also, you see some people use the hyphen (-) to show the nose,while others will show the same expression without the nose. Example: ;-)and ;) signify the same thing.*s*, *S*, <s>, = xoxo = hugs huggggggsssss = *g*, <g> = grinsmile and kisses hugs ;-)~~~~~~~~ = *k*, *K* =*w*, <w> = wink *g*, = giggles giving someone kiss the raspberries.(((((person))))) = ~/ = glass with agiving them a virtual drink. (usually ^5 = high five ?^ = Whats Up?hug. booze) [_]> + Cup of @@@ =_/? = a cup of tea @--/-- = a rose coffee Cookies:-) .. smile ;-) ... wink <:-| ... curious :~) ... cute :-} ... :-/ ... perplexed,:-( ... sad 8-) ... wears glasses embarrassed confused:,-( ..or ;`-( .... to cry :-< ... pouting >:-( ... angry 0:-) ... angel:-| ... bored or no :-> ... | -) ... :-O ... shouting, oropinion grin/mischievous dreaming shocked:-o ... talking, or :-D ... big >:-|| ... mad / angry =:-O ... scaredsurprised grin or laugh ;-P ... sticking:-x ... keeping mouth :o) ... smiles :-))))))) ... lots tongue outshut (w/nose) of smiles :P ... sticking tongue out# 8 - ) ... nerd, or or &-( ... crying !:-) .. I have ;-{ ) ... personperson with glasses an idea with a mustache
  2. 2. and crew cut.;-)~ ... sexy tongue - c["] ... coffee [_]> ... another ;~) ... being cuteor drunk mug cup or mug:-> ... |-| ... sound :-x .. Im keeping <:-| ... curiousgrin/mischievous asleep my mouth shut Chat, E-Mail, Web, and chat room slang and acronyms
  3. 3. Chat, E-Mail, Web, and chat room slang and acronymsAAK Alive And KickingAAR At Any RateAAS Alive And SmilingADN Any Day NowAFAIK As Far As I KnowAFK Away From the KeyboardAFN thats All For NowAOTA All Of The Abovea/s/l or asl Age/Sex/Location - (used to ask a chatter their personalinformation)AV Avatar - Graphical representation (a picture) often used in chat roomsto depict a person that is in the room and chatting.b4 BeforeBAK Back At Keyboard (Im back)BBL Be Back LaterBBS Be Back SoonBCNU Ill Be Seeing You.b/f Boyfriend (also shown as bf, B/F, or BF)BEG Big Evil GrinBFN Bye For NowBMA Bite My A** (became popular with the Simpsons cartoon show)boot To get kicked out of a chat room, or have to restart the computerbecause you couldnt talk in the chat room anymore.BR Best RegardsBRB Be Right BackBRH Be Right HereBSEG Big S**t Eatin GrinBTA But Then Again....BTW By The Waybtw BeTWeen you and me ...chat room A web page where people gather using software that allowsthem to talk to one another in real time.CRS Cant Remember S**tCU See You - also posted as cyaCUS Cant Understand S**t (stuff)CNP Continued in Next Post (seen more on message boards than chat)CP Chat PostCUL8R See You Later
  4. 4. CUOL See You On LineCYA See Yadd, ds, dh Darling or Dear: Dear Son, Dear Daughter, or Dear Husband.Usually exchanged in family chats.DDSOS Different Day, Same Old S**tDEGT Dont Even Go There (I dont want to talk about it)DIKU Do I Know You?DIS Did I SayD/L, DL, d/l, dl Downloading, or Download it.EG Evil GrinEM E-MailEMA E-mail Address (example: ?ema or ema? = what is your emailaddress)EOT End Of Thread (meaning end of discussion)ez or EZ easy (one of the really old ones)F2F Face To FaceFAQ Frequently Asked QuestionFISH First In Still Here (someone who is on line TOO much)FITB Fill In The Blanksflame to insult someone. Used when a person asks a stupid question, or sayssomething rude to irritate the users of a chat room or message board.FOCL Falling Off Chair - Laughingforum What todays message boards are called. Often using php asdefining language to quickly write real time messages and replies to a website (or page)FTS F*** This S***fu f*** you (If you cant figure this one out, you shouldnt be on line)FUBAR "Fouled" Up Beyond All Repair / RecognitionFUD Fear, Uncertainty, and DoubtFWIW For What Its WorthFYI For Your InformationGA Go AheadGAL Get A Lifegest Gesture ... a small multimedia file played over the internet, usuallyexpressing an emotion or comment.g/f Girlfriend (also shown as gf, G/F, or GF)GFN Gone For NowGGOH Gotta Get Outta HereGMTA Great Minds Think AlikeGR Gotta Run
  5. 5. GR&D Grinning, Running, and Ducking.GTR Got To RunGTRM Going To Read Mail (leaving chat room to check email)H&K Hugs and Kisseshack person who breaks into software, or disrupts a chat room.HAGD Have A Good DayHAGO Have A Good OneHalsoft Name of a company that purchased the brand of Chat thatExcite offered, now a pay as you go service.HB Hurry BackHosts Refers to the people that are running the chat room, they usually havethe ability to kick a person off due to rude behavior.HTH Hope That Helpshuggles HugsIAC In Any CaseIB Im BackIC I SeeIDN I Dont kNowIDK I Dont KnowIDTS I Dont Think SoIANAL Im Am Not A Lawyer (expect an uninformed opinion)IC I SeeICQ I Seek You. A computer program used to communicate instantly overthe Internet.ILU or ILY I Love YouIM Instant MessageIMHO In My Humble Opinion (or In My Honest Opinion)IMO In My OpinionIOH Im Out of HereIOW In Other WordsIRL In Real LifeIYO In Your OpinionJAS Just A SecondJIC Just In CaseJK Just KiddingJMO Just My OpinionJW Just Wonderingk, K, or kk O. K.KIT Keep In TouchL8R Later (an early one, kind of outdated with current young geeks)
  6. 6. LMAO Laughing My Ass OffLFFAO Laughing My F***(freaking) Ass OffLOL Laughing Out LoudLTNS Long Time No SeeLTS Laughing To ones SelfLY I Love Ya.LYL Love You LotsMessage Board. A web page where people write comments, and thosecomments are than added to that web-page for others to view. Used to carryon conversation, request information, and relay messages.MUG Refers to a new user of that chat program, goes back to ExciteVP days when the AV (or icon) that represented someone new was a pictureof a coffee mug.NE1 Anyonenewbie refers to a person who is new to an area or technology. Alsoseen as nube, nooby, nubie, nb, etc.NFW No Feasible (or F***ing) WayNIMBY Not In My Back Yardnm, or NM Never MindNP, np No ProblemNRN 1. No Response Necessary2. Not Right NowNT No ThanksOBTW Oh, By The Way.OIC Oh, I SeeOF Old Fart, someone who has been around for a while.OJ or OK Only Joking or Only KiddingOL the Old LadyOM the Old ManOMG Oh My Gosh (although its usually used with the Lords name inplace of "gosh")OT Off Topicoth or OTH Off The Hook: Something is really popular, or hot. Veryexciting.otr or OTR Off The Rack: Saying that something is outside the ordinary.OTE Over The Edge (beyond common sense or beyond good taste)OTOH On The Other Hand ...OTOMH Off the Top of My Head ...OTW On The Way ... Ive sent a file to you, its "On the way"
  7. 7. P911 My parents are in the room. P=Parents, and 911=emergency, in otherwords either drop the subject, or watch the language.PANS Pretty Awesome New Stuff (often referring to computertechnology)PCMCIA Personal Computer Memory Cards International AssociationPCMCIA People Cant Master Computer Industry Acronyms (slang)PEBCAK Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboardpeeps People. example: "There sure are a lot of peeps in this room" -meaning a lot of people are in the chat room.peep this Hey, listen to this, Ive got some interesting news.PITA Pain In The AssPLZ PleasePMJI Pardon Me for Jumping In (when you enter into a new conversation)poof when someone leaves a chat room, often seen as *poof* as in boy he*poofed* in a hurry.POTS Plain Old Telephone ServicePOS Parents are looking Over my Shoulder.POTS Parents Over The Shoulder - (My parents are watching, I cantreally talk)PPL PeopleQT CutieRFC Request For Comments (used more in newsgroups, a page or pagesthat supply technical information)rl or RL Real Life (as opposed to being online)r m or RM Ready Made: pre-existingROFL Rolling On Floor, LaughingROTF Rolling On The Floor (laughing is implied)ROTFLMAO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass OffROTFLMFAO Rolling On The Floor Laughing F(***ing) My Ass OffRSN Real Soon Nowr/t Real Time (also: RT, or rt)RTFM Read The "Flippin" Manual (response to beginner question onnet, chat, newsgroups, etc.)RU aRe yoU?SEG Shit Eating GrinSH Same HereSMS Short Message Service (more cell phones and pagers than chat roomsand the Internet)SN Screen Name. The name or moniker selected by person in an IM orchat program. ex: My "SN" in vp was "-lone.wolf"
  8. 8. SNAFU Situation Normal, All "Fouled" UpSO Significant OtherSOL Shit Out Of LuckSOS Same Old S**t (stuff)SOTA State Of The Art (latest technology)SPST Same Place, Same TimeSSDD Same S**t, Different DaySTR8 Straight (can refer to sex, or DSTR8 as in Damn Straight)STW Search The WebSY Sincerely YoursSYL See You LaterTAFN Thats All For NowTC Take CareTFH Thread From Hell (a topic or discussion that wont stop - esp.newsgroups)TGIF Thank Goodness Its FridayTHX Thanks!TIA Thanks In AdvanceTM Text Message (often refers to communications with text over cellphones)TMI Too Much Info. (information)TNT Til Next TimeTPS Thats Pretty StupidTPTB The Powers That Be (can sometimes refer to the people that arerunning the chat room or server)TRDMF Tears Running Down My Face: Can be with either laughter, ordue to saddness.TS Tough S**tTSFY Tough S**t For YouTTFN Ta-Ta For NowTTTT These Things Take TimeTTYL Talk To You LaterTY Thank YouTYT Take Your TimeTYVM Thank You Very MuchVPPH Virtual Places Page HostUS You Suckusa or USA Until Sides Ache: Usually used with one of the laughteracronyms such as "lolusa" Laughing Out Loud Until my Sides Ache. Ive
  9. 9. also heard that some folks substitute ush for "Until Sides Hurt". rotflolush =rolling on the floor, laughing out loud, until my sides hurt.UV Unpleasant VisualUW yoUre WelcomeUY Up Yoursvp or VP Virtual Places: A brand of chat offered by Excite in the late 90sand early 2000.WB Welcome Back (you say this when someone returns to a chat room)WC WelComeWEG Wicked Evil GrinWEU Whats Eating You?WFM Works For MeWIIFM Whats In It For Me?WTG Way To GoWTF What The F**KWT? What The ...? or Who the ...?WTGP? Want To Go Private? (move to a private chat room)WWJD What Would Jesus Do?YAA Yet Another AcronymYBS Youll Be SorryYL Young LadyYM Young ManYMMV Your Mileage May VaryYR Yea, Right. (sarcastic)*ys* You StinkerYVW Youre Very WelcomeYW Youre WelcomeAnother few side notes:0 can be O or vice versa, (the letter and the number are ofteninterchangeable)1 = won or one, (1dr = wonder)2 = too, to, or two,3 = the letter E, (so s33 U means See you)4 = for, four, or a prefix of suffix of fore. (b4 = before, 4warned =forewarned),8 is usually either a pair of eyes, glasses, or ate, although it gets used a lotfor making pictures,
  10. 10. 9 is a good thing (he was dressed to the 9s means he was all dressed up),B = be,C = see, (IC means I see)G = gee,K = OK, (so k, or kk means Im OK)M = am,N = in,O = oh,R = Are,U = You,g = grin,s = smile,

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