Akronyme - Eine Übersicht


Bekanntes Mitglied
$0.02 Throwing in your two cents' worth
1FTR One for the road
24/7 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

A/S Age/Sex?
A/S/L Age/Sex/Location (or Language)?
AA Alcoholics Anonymous
AAA Travel club
AAAAA Travel club for alcoholics
American Association Against Acronym Abuse
AAMOF As A Matter Of Fact
ABC Already Been Chewed
ABD All But Dissertation
ACRONYM Abbreviated Coded Rendition Of Name Yielding Meaning
ADN Any Day Now
AFAIAA As Far As I Am Aware
AFAIC As Far As I'm Concerned
AFAICS As Far As I Can See
AFAIK As Far As I Know
AFAIR As Far As I Remember; As Far As I Recall
AFAIUI As Far As I Understand It
AFK Away From Keyboard
AFZ Acronym Free Zone
AGNB Age/Gender No Bar
AGRNB Age/Gender/Race No Bar
AIR As I Remember; As I Recall
AISB As I Said Before
AISI As I See It
AIW As It Were/Was
AKA Also Known As
AMAP As Much/Many As Possible
AMF Adios Mother F---er; Adios My Friend
ANB Age No Bar
ANFAWFOS And Now For A Word From Our Sponsor
APAC All Praise And Credit
APYR As Per Your Request
ASAFP As Soon As F---ing Possible
ASAP As Soon As Possible
ASCII American Standard Code of Information Interchange
ATB All The Best
ATEOTLYWBAT At The End Of This Lesson You Will Be Able To
ATLA Another Three Letter Acronym
ATM At The Moment / Automatic Teller Machine
ATTN Attention
ATTYOB Anything That Turns You On Baby
AWCIGO And Where Can I Get One
AWGTHTGTATA Are We Going To Have To Go Through ALL This Again?
AWGTHTGTTA Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Again?
AWHFY Are We Having Fun Yet?
AYT Are You There?

B/C BeCause (frequently just "b/c")
B3 Blah, Blah, Blah
B4 Before
B4N Bye for Now
BAC By Any Chance
BAD Broken As Designed
BAMF Bad Assed Mother F---er
BANANA Built Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anybody
BB Be Back
BBFN Bye Bye For Now
BBIAB Be Back In A Bit
BBL Be Back Later
BBR Burnt Beyond Repair
BBS Bulletin Board System; Be Back Soon
BBW Big Beautiful Woman
BC Basket Case
BCC Blind Carbon Copy
BCNU Be seein' you! (saying goodbye)
BEG Big Evil Grin
BF Boyfriend
BFD Big F---ing Deal
BFG Big Friendly Giant; Big F---ing Gun; Big F---ing Grin
BFH Big F---ing Hammer
BFI Brute Force and Ignorance; Bunch of F---ing Idiots
BFM Big F---ing Magic
BFMI Brute Force and Massive Ignorance
BFN Bye For Now
BFOG Blouse Full Of Goodies
BFS Big F---ing Screwdriver
BG Big Grin (as in <bg>)
BIC Best In Class
BICBW But I Could Be Wrong
BIL Brother In Law
BIN Buy It Now
BION Believe It Or Not
BIOYIOP Blow It Out Your I/O Port
BISS Because I Say So
BITD Beaten It To Death
BJ Blow Job
BK Because
BKA Better Known As
BKAM Between Keyboard And Monitor (i.e., problem is with the user)
BM Bugger Me
BMF Bad Mother F---er
BMOC Big Man On Campus
BMTIPG Brilliant Minds Think In Parallel Gutters
BNF Big Name Fan
BOC But Of Course
BOF Birds Of a Feather
BOFH Bastard [system] Operator From Hell
BOGOF Buy One Get One Free
BOHICA Bend Over, Here It Comes Again!
BOL Best Of Luck
BOS Big Orange Switch
BOT Back On Topic
BOTE Back Of The Envelope
BOTEC Back Of The Envelope Calculation
BRB Be Right Back
BRBCTA2S Be Right Back, Can't Think of Anything to (2) Say
BRS Big Red Switch
BS Bull S---
BSEG Big S--- Eating Grin
BSG Broad Sweeping Generalization; Big Smiling Grin
BSOD Blue Screen Of Death
BTA But Then Again (in response to IOW)
BTAICBW But Then Again I could Be Wrong
BTAIM Be That As It May
BTDT Been There, Done That
BTDTGTTS Been There, Done That, Got The T-Shirt
BTLSOM Beats The Living S--- Out of Me
BTOBD Be There Or Be Dead
BTSOOM Beats The S--- Out Of Me
BTW By The Way
BUAF Butt Ugly ASCII Font
BUAG Butt Ugly ASCII Graphic
BWQ Buzz Word Quotient
BYKT But You Knew That
BYKTA But You Knew That Already
BYOB Bring Your Own Booze/Bottle

C/O in Care Of (for sending mail)
C/P/S City or Country / Profession / Status (married/single)
CADET Can't Add, Doesn't Even Try
CB Call Back
CC Carbon Copy; Courtesy Copy
CE Creative Editing
CF Charlie Foxtrot; Cluster F--- (meaning similar to SNAFU)
CFD Call For Discussion
CHOWUR see (C) HOW yoU aRe
CHUR see (C) How yoU aRe
CI$ Compu$erve Information Service (tm)
CIC Christ, I'm Confused
CIS Compuserve Information System (tm)
CIAO as in goodbye (said 'Chow')
CIO Cut It Out
CLAB Crying Like A Baby
CLOAKA Canonical List Of All Known Acronyms
CMIIW Correct Me If I'm Wrong
CO COnference
COB Close Of Business
COD Cash On Delivery (when receiving mail)
COTFLGOHAHA Crawling On The Floor Laughing Guts Out And Having A
Heart Attack
CPF Can Pigs Fly?
CRAFT Can't Remember A F---ing Thing
CRPG Character (or computer) Role Playing Game
CRS Can't Remember S---
CS Cop Shop (police station)
CTTD Cute Things They Do
CTTS Cute Things They Say
CU see (C) yoU
CUL see (C) yoU LateR
CUL8R see (C) yoU LateR (L8R)
CUL8TR see (C) yoU LaTeR (L8TR)
CUNT Computer User Non-Technical
CWYL Chat With You Later
CYA Cover Your Ass; see (C) YA
CYL see (C) You Later

D&C "Duck and Cover" - a popular 1950's song in dedication
to the atomic bomb (and its' possible attack)
D/L Download, transmit to you
DAF Divorced Asian Female
DAM Divorced Asian Male
DAP Parents Against Dyslexia
DBA Doing Business As
DBF Divorced Black Female
DBM Divorced Black Male
DBN Doing Business, NOT
DD Darling Daughter
DEU Dumb End User
DFU Don't Forget Units
DH Dear Hubby; Dumb Hubby; Deaf Hubby; DickHead
DIIK Damned If I Know
DIIN Damned If I kNow
DIL Daughter In Law
DILLIGAF Does It Look Like I Give A F---?
DILLIGAFF Do I Look Like I Give a Flying F---?
DINK Double Income, No Kids
DINKY Double Income, No Kids Yet
DITUIHIBMSL? Did I tell you I hate IBMs lately?
DITUILIBMSL? Did I tell you I love IBMs lately?
DJF Divorced Jewish Female
DJM Divorced Jewish Male
DK Don't Know
DKU Drop Kick Ugly
DL Download, transmit to you
DLG Devilish Little Grin
DNA Did Not Answer
DNPM Darn Near P---ed Myself
DOA Dead On Arrival
DOB Date/Day Of Birth
DOM Dirty Old Man
DOY Dumbass Of the Year
DRA Don't Recognize Acronyms
DS Darling Son
DTA Don't Trust Anybody
DTD Document Type Definition
DTOKAB Drop To One Knee And Blow
DTP DeskTop Publishing
DTRT Do The Right Thing
DUCWIC Do You see (C) What I see (C)
DUK Dead Upon Keyboard
DWF Divorced White Female
DWIM Do What I Mean
DWIMC Do What I Mean, Correctly
DWIMNWIS Do What I Mean, Not What I Say
DWKOTA Deep Wet Kiss On The Ass
DWKOTL Deep Wet Kiss On The Lips
DWM Divorced White Male
DYE Damn Your Eyes!
DYHWIH Do You Hear What I Hear
DYSWIS Do You See What I See

E2EG Ear to Ear Grin
ED Emotionally Disturbed
EDP Emotionally Disturbed Person
EG Evil Grin; (for example, usually e.g.)
EGC Extrememly Gruntled Customer
EIF Exercise In Futility
EMRU Error Message Replace User
EMS E-Mail Shorthand
EOB End Of Business
EOD End Of Discussion
EOF End Of File
EOL End Of Lecture
EOT End Of Thread (i.e., don't reply to this message)
ERU Error Replace User
ES&D Eat S--- & Die
ES&LTHI Eat Shit & Live To Hate It
ESAD Eat S--- And Die
ESAL Eat S--- And Live
ESBAM Eat S---, Bark At Moon
ESP ESPecially (frequently just "esp.")
ESOSL Endless Snorts of Stupid Laughter
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival
ETD Estimated Time of Departure
ETE Estimated Time En route
ETLA Extended Three Letter Acronym

F2F Face To Face
FA F--- All (nothing)
FAQ Frequently Asked Question
FCFS First Come, First Served
FCOL For Crying Out Loud
FDROTFL Falling Down Rolling On The Floor Laughing
FFRD Flying F--- in a Rolling Donut (I don't give a....)
FFS For F---s Sake
FHFHFH F--- Him, Feed Him FishHeads
FICCL Frankly, I Couldn't Care Less
FIGJAM F--- I'm Good, Just Ask Me
FIGMO F--- It, Got My Orders
FIIK F---ed If I Know!
FIIN F---ed If I kNow!
FIL Father In Law
FIOFYF Figure It Out For Yourself, F---er
FISH First In, Still Here
FISHDO F--- It, S--- Happens, Drive On
FITB Fill In The Blank
FKMFATIFKYB French Kiss My Furry Ass 'Til It French Kisses You Back!
FLK Funny Looking Kid
FMH F--- Me Harder (usually an exclamation of disgust)
FMTEYEWTK Far More Than Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know
FNI F---ing Not Involved
FotR Fellowship of the Rings (a Tolkien work)
FOAD F--- Off And Die
FOAF Friend Of A Friend
FOAFOAG Father Of A Friend Of A Girlfriend
FOAG Father Of A Girlfriend
FOCLMAO Fell Off Chair Laughin My Ass Off
FOD Finger Of Death
FOR For Obvious Reasons
FOS Freedom Of Speech; Full Of S---
FOT Full Of Tripe
FOTCL Falling Off The Chair Laughing
FRE Frequently Requested Enhancement
FRED F---ing Ridiculous Electronic Device
FRZ Fruitin' Religious Zealot
FTASB Faster Than A Speeding Bullet
FTDS F--- The Dumb S---
FTF Face To Face
FTL Faster Than Light
FTP File Transfer Protocol
FTR For The Record
FTS Fixin' To Start
FUBAB F---ed Up Beyond All Belief
FUBAR F---ed Up Beyond All Repair/Recognition
FUD Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt
FUMTU F---ed Up More Than Usual
FURTB Full Up Ready To Burst (about hard disk drives!)
FWIW For What It's Worth
FWMAYOR F--- With Me At Your Own Risk
FY&TSYRIO F--- You & The Sysop You Rode In On
FYA For Your Amusement
FYDITM F--- You Directly In The Mouth
FYEO For Your Eyes/Ears Only
FYI For Your Information

G2G Got to Go
G Grin (as in <g>)
GA Go Ahead
GAC Get A Clue
GAFIA Get Away From It All (as in drop out of ILink for a bit)
GAFM Get Away From Me
GAL Get A Life
GBH&K Great Big Hugs & Kisses
GBH&KB Greak Big Hugs & Kisses Back
GBTM Get Back To Me
GBY God Bless You
GC Garbage Collect (tidy up)
GD&H Grinning, Ducking & Hiding
GD&R Grinning, Ducking & Running
GD&RF Grinning, Ducking & Running Fast!
GD&RVVF Grinning, Ducking & Running Very Very Fast!
GD&W Grinning, Ducking & Weaving
GF Girlfriend
GFR Grim File Reaper (pervasive data destroyer)
GFU General F--- Up
GFY Go F--- Yourself
GGC Goo Goo Cluster (cause zits & intestinal blockage)
GGG GiGGle (as in <ggg>)
GGN Gotta Go Now
GH Getting Hard (male)
GIGO Garbage In, Garbage Out; Garbage In, Gospel Out
(people accepting blindly what the computer says)
GIWIST Gee, I Wish I'd Said That
GKW God Knows What
GLG Goofy Little Grin
GLGH Good Luck and Good Hunting
GM Got Milk?
GMT Greenwich Mean Time
GMTA Great Minds Think Alike
GOK God Only Knows
GOOML Get Out Of My Life
GOTFIA Groaning On The Floor In Agony
GOWI Get On With It
GPF General Protection Fault; Go Puke, Fast!
GRUIT Get Real yoU Impudent Thing
GSHIWMP Giggling So Hard I Wet My Pants
GTABO Get That Ass Back On (in response to ROFLMAO)
GTBOS Glad To Be Of Service
GTFOOMF Get The F--- Out Of My Face
GTG Got To Go; Good To Go
GTP Gone To Pee
GW Getting Wet (female)
GWATCDR God Willing And The Creek Don't Rise

H2 How To
HAND Have A Nice Day
HAK Hugs And Kisses
HCB Holy Cow, Batman!
HHGTTG HitchHiker's Guide To The Galaxy
HHO 1/2 K Ha Ha Only Half Kidding
HHOJ Ha Ha Only Joking
HHOK Ha Ha Only Kidding
HHOS Ha Ha Only Serious
HIB_ Have I Been ______?
HIRTA HereInafter Referred To As
HLV Hasta La Vista
HLVB Hasta La Vista, Baby
HMFIC Head Mother F---er In Charge
HMFWRIC Head Mother F---er What aRe In Charge
HOMPR Hang On, Mobile Phones' Ringing
HP Home Page
HSIK How Should I Know
HSP Highly Sensitive Person
HTB Heavens To Betsy
HTFSIK How The F--- Should I Know
HTH Hope This Helps!
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
HUA Head Up Ass
HUF Horny Unattached Female
HUM Horny Unattached Male
HW HardWare
HWUA Head Way Up Ass
HWS(PEST) Husband Wants Sex (Please Excuse Slow Typing)

I18N InternationalizatioN (18 characters between "I" and "N")
IAAA I Am An Accountant
IAAL I Am A Lawyer
IAC In Any Case
IAE In Any Event
IANAA I Am Not An Accountant
IANAC I Am Not A Crook
IANAL I Am Not A Lawyer
IANALBIPOOTV I Am Not A Lawyer, But I Play One On TV
IANYM In A New York Minute
IARTPFWTSIOWIM I Am Repeating This Parrot-Fashion Without The
Slightest Idea Of What It Means.
IASH I Am So Horny
IAWTP I Agree With This Post
IBB I'll Be Back
IBC Inadequate, But Cute
IBM Inadequate, But Marketable
IC I see (C)
ICB I Care Because?
ICBI I Can't Believe It
ICBM InterContinental Ballistic Missile
ICFBI I Can't F---ing Believe It!
ICIHICPCL I Can't Imagine How I Could Possibly Care Less
ICTYBTIHTKY I Could Tell You But Then I'd Have To Kill You
ICUR I see (C) You Are
IDGAD I Don't Give A Damn
IDGAS I Don't Give A S---
IDGI I Don't Get It
IDK I Don't Know
IDTS I Don't Think So
IDTT I'll Drink To That!
IE that is (normally i.e.)
IHATCFYB I Have A Terrible Craving For Your Body!
IHNJ,IJLS I Have No Joke, I Just Like Saying (often together like this)
IHTBS It Has To Be Shown
IHTFP I Hate This F---ing Place; I Have Truly Found Paradise
IIABDFI If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It
IINM If I'm Not Mistaken
IIRC If I Recall/Remember Correctly
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?
IITYWTMWYKM If I Tell You What This Means Will You Kiss Me?
IITYWYBAD If I Tell You, Will You Buy Another Drink?
IITYWYBMAB If I Tell You, Will You Buy Me A Beer?
IIUC If I Understand Correctly
IJLS I Just Like Saying
IK I Know
IKYABWAI I Know You Are, But What Am I?
ILI I Like Ike
ILICISCOMK I Laughed, I Cried, I Spat Coffee/Coke/Cadmium On My Keyboard
ILIWTPCT I Love It When The Plan Comes Together.
ILN It's Looking Nice / It Looks Nice
ILS Imaginary Lat Syndrome
ILSHIBAMF I Laughed So Hard I Broke All My Furniture!
ILU I Love yoU
ILY I Love You
ILYVM I Love You Very Much (variable number of Vs)
IMAO In My Arrogant Opinion
IMBO In My Biased Opinion
IMCDO In My Conceited Dogmatic Opinion
IMCO In My Considered Opinion
IME In My Experience
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
IMMOR I Make My Own Rules
IMMSMC If My Memory Serves Me Correctly
IMNSHO In My Not So Humble Opinion
IMNSVHO In My Not So Very Humble Opinion
IMO In My Opinion
IMOBO In My Own Biased Opinion
IMPOV In My Point Of View
IMS I Must Say
IMU I Miss yoU
IMVHO In My Very Humble Opinion
INGSI I'm Not Gonna Say It
INPO In No Particular Order
INT I'll Never Tell
IOU I Owe yoU
IOW In Other Words
IRL In Real Life
IROOC I've Run Out Of Cigarettes
ISAGN I See A Great Need
ISO In Search Of; International Organization for Standardization;
Organisation Internationale de Normalisation
ISP Internet Service Provider
ISTM It Seems To Me
ISTR I Seem To Remember
ITAH Is There Anybody Here
ITFA In The Final Analysis
IUTHALORFH I Used To Have A Lot Of Respect For Him/Her
ITYM I Think You Mean
IUTKATS I Used To Know All That Stuff
IWBNI It Would Be Nice If
IWIK I Wish I Knew
IWSN I Want Sex Now
IYFEG Insert Your Favorite Ethnic Group
IYKWIM If You Know What I Mean
IYKWIMAITYD If You Know What I Mean And I Think You Do
IYSWIM If You See What I Mean
IYW If You Wish

J/K Just Kidding
JAFO Just Another F---ing Observer
JAFU Just Another F--- Up
JAM Just A Moment; Just A Minute
JANFU Joint Army-Navy F--- Up. (When American troops get
shelled by their own side, in this case involving
both the army and the navy.)
JAS Just A Second
JAWS Just Another Windows Shell
JBF Just Been F---ing
JFF Just For Fun
JFYI Just For Your Information
JIC Just In Case
JMOOC Just My Opinion Of Course
JMHFOOC Just My Humble F---ing Opinion Of Course
JPW Just Plain Weird
JSNM Just Stark Naked Magic
JTYWTK Just Thought You Wanted To Know

K oKay
KCBIWIYWI Keep Coming Back, It Works If You Work It
KDW Keep Digging, Watson (reply to NSS)
KEAH Kill Everyone After Hours
KIBO Knowledge In, Bulls--- Out
KISS Keep It Simple Stupid
KITA Kick In The Ass (type of therapy)
KMA Kiss My Ass
KMYF Kiss Me You Fool
KOTC Kiss On The Cheek
KOTL Kiss On The Lips
KTCOOTN Keep This Crap Out Of This Newsgroup
KUTGW Keep Up The Good Work
KWIM Know What I Mean?
KYHOOYA Keep Your Head Out Of Your Ass

L8R Later
LAB&TYD Life's A Bitch & Then You Die
LAGNAF Let's All Get Naked And F---
LAMDILLIGAF Look At Me, Do I Look Like I Give A F---?
LART Luser Attitude Re-adjustment Tool [Clue by four]
LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LBB Little Black Box (slang for a WebTV Set-box unit)
LIFER Lazy Incompetent F---er Evading Responsibility
LJBF Let's Just Be Friends
LLTA Lots and Lots of Thunderous/Thundering Applause
LMA Leave Me Alone
LMAO Laughing My Ass Off
LMAOROTF Laughing My Ass Off Rolling On The Floor
LMC Lost My Connection
LMCOA Lost My Connection Once Again
LMFAO Laughing My F---ing Ass Off
LMK Let Me Know
LMTFA Leave Me The F--- Alone
LMWIS Lick Me Where I Sweat
LotR Lord of the Rings (a Tolkien work)
LOA List Of Acronyms/Abbreviations
LOHICA Look Out, Here It Comes Again (military term)
LOI Lack Of Interest
LOL Laughing Out Loud; Little Old Lady; Lots Of Luck
LOLAROTG Laughing Out Loud And Rolling On The Ground
LOMBARD Lots Of Money But A Real Dickhead
LSFIAB Like Shooting Fish In A Barrel
LSHIPMP Laughing So Hard I Peed My Pants
LSP Less Sensitive Person
LTBF Learn To Be Funny
LTIP Laughing Til I Puke
LTMSH Laughing 'Til My sides Hurt
LTNS Long Time, No See
LTUAE Life, The Universe, And Everything (3rd part of THHGTTG)
LULU Locally Unwanted Land Use
LYVM Love You Very Much (variable number of Vs)
LZ Loser!

M$ Micro$oft
MARINE My Ass Riding In Navy Equipment;
Muscles Are Required, Intelligence Not Essential
MAY Mad About You
MAYB Mad About You, Baby
MBUC Mind Bogglingly Unlikely Coincidence
MCIBTY(SN) My Computer Is Better Than Yours (So Nyerrr)
MD More Dirt (Physician)
MEGO My Eyes Glaze Over
MFG More Friendly Garbage!
MFIC Mother F---er In Charge
MFWIC Mother F---er What's In Charge
MGD My Gameboy Died
MH Mostly Harmless (5th part of THHGTTG)
MHDC(A) My Hard Drive crashed (again)
MIF Milk In First (for tea drinking)
MIL Mother In Law
MILF Mother I'd Like to F---
MILG Make It Look Good
MIPS Meaningless Information Per Second
ML More Later
MLA Multiple Letter Acronym
MMIF My Mouth Is Full
MOF Matter Of Fact
MOR Middle Of the Road
MORF Male Or Female
MOS Member of the Opposite Sex
MOTAS Member Of The Appropriate Sex
MOTD Message Of The Day
MOTH Humorous Collectibles Forum variation on Member of the Month
MOTM Member Of The Month
MOTOS Member Of The Opposite Sex
MOTSS Member Of The Same Sex
MS More S---; More of the Same; (Masters Degree)
MSCEA My Southern Comforts' Empty Again
MSS Member of the Same Sex
MTFBWY May The Force Be With You
MUD Multi User Domain (or Dungeon)
MUF Material Unaccounted For
MUNG Mash/Mung Until No Good
MYOB Mind Your Own Business

NAGI Not A Good Idea
NAHM Not A Happy Man
NAHW Not A Happy Woman
NAVY Never Again Volunteer Yourself
NB Nota Bene (note well)
NBD No Big Deal
NBL Not Bloody Likely
NBTD Nothing Better To Do
NERD National Establishment for Real Dorks
NFG No F---ing Good
NFI No F---ing Idea
NFIAA No F---ing Idea At All
NFW No F---ing Way
NFY No F--- You
NG News Group
NHOH Never Heard Of Him/Her
NIAA No Idea At All
NICBDAT Nothing Is Certain But Death And Taxes
NIDWTC No I Don't Want To Chat
NIH Not Invented Here
NIMBY Not In My Back Yard
NIMFYE Not In My Front Yard Either
NINO Nothing In, Nothing Out
NIMTO Not In My Term of Office
NIT Not In Therapy
NLI Not Logged In
NM NeverMind
NMFJ Not My F---ing Job
NMI No Middle Initial
NN Night-Night
NOPE Not On Planet Earth
NORWICH kNickers Off Ready When I Come Home
NOYB None Of Your Business
NP No Problem
NPA Non-Performing Assets
NPF No Problem Found
NPLU Not People Like Us
NQA No Questions Asked
NQOS Not Quite Our Sort
NRN No Reply Necessary
NSS No S---, Shylock/Sherlock
NTG Not Too Good
NTH No Therapy Helpful
NTIBOA Not That I'm Bitter Or Anything
NTIM Not That It Matters
NTIMM Not That It Matters Much
NTL NeverTheLess / NoneTheLess
NUI Network User Identification
NWCDP Nothing We Could Do Partner
NYM New York Minute
NYP Not Your Problem

O Over (to you)
OATUS On A Totally Unrelated Subject
OAUS On An Unrelated Subject
OB Obligatory (frequently Ob)
OBE Overtaken By Events
OBTW Oh, By the Way
OD OverDose; Oh Dear
OFO Out F---ing Off
OFS One Finger Salute
OIC Oh, I see (C)
OMFG Oh My F---ing God!
OMG Oh My God!
ONNA Oh No, Not Again
ONNTA Oh No, Not This Again
OO Over and Out
OOSOOM Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind
OOTB Out Of The Box
OOTC Obligatory On Topic Comment
OPL Obvious Panty Line
OPM Other People's Money
OPP Other People's Problems
OSIF Oh S---, I Forgot!
OSIM Oh Shoot It's Monday
OSU Officially Sanctioned User
OT Off Topic
OT1H On The One Hand
OTBE Over Taken By Events (orig. military)
OTC Over The Counter
OTD Out The Door
OTF On The Floor
OTK Over The Knee
OTL Out To Lunch
OTOH On The Other Hand; On The One Hand
OTOOH On The Other Other Hand
OTT Over The Top
OTTH On The Third Hand
OTTOMH Off The Top Of My Head
OTTOMHAROO Off the Top of My Head and Rolling Out of Bounds
OTW On The Whole
OW Oh Well
OWTTE Or Words To That Effect

PABG Pack A Big Gun
PBD Programmer Brain Damage
PBM Play By Mail (games)
PCB Please Call Back
PCMCIA People Can't Master/Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms;
Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
PCO Please Carry On
PCYLIHOONL Please Cross Your Legs, I Have Only One Nail Left
PD Public Domain
PDA Public Display of Affection
PDN Public Data Network
PDQ Pretty Damn Quick
PEBCAK Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard
PF&HOMW Printed, Framed & Hanging On My Wall
PFM Pure F---ing Magic
PFY Pimply Faced Youth
PGY Post Graduate Year (as in PGY-1, PGY-2 etc. used in PGY Med)
PHAT Pretty Hot And Tempting
PHB Pointy Haired Boss (from Dilbert, i.e., doesn't have a clue)
PhD Piled Higher and Deeper.
PHD Push Here Dummy (type of automatic camera)
PICNIC Problem In Chair, Not In Computer
PIMP Pee In My Pants (often in combination)
PITA Pain In The Ass
PITBY Put It in Their Back Yard
PJW Please Just Wait
PKB Pot, Kettle, Black!
PLBKAC Problem Lies Between Keyboard And Chair
PLMKO Please Let Me Know, Ok?
PLOKTA Press Lots Of Keys To Abort
PLONK Please Leave Our Newsgroup, Killfiled!
PMBI Pardon My Butting In
PMETC Pardon Me ETC.
PMFBI Pardon Me For Butting In
PMFJI Pardon Me For Jumping In
PMFJIH Pardon Me For Jumping In Here.
PMJI Pardon My Jumping In
PMYMHMMFSWGAD Pardon Me, You Must Have Mistaken Me For Someone
Who Gives A Damn
PMYMHMMFSWGAS Pardon Me, You Must Have Mistaken Me For Someone Who
Gives A S---.
POC Prisoner Of Chat; Peeping Other Chatters
POETS Piss On Everything, Tomorrow's Saturday; Piss Off Early,
Tomorrow's Saturday
POITS Piss On It Tomorrow's Saturday
POM Phase Of the Moon
POME Prisoner Of Mother England
POP Point Of Presence; Post Office Protocol
POS Piece Of S---; Person Over Shoulder
POSSLQ Person of Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters
POQ Piss Off Quickly
POQADCB Piss Off Quickly and Don't Come Back!
POV Point Of View
PPN Programmer Project Number (currently known as UserID)
PPOSTFU Post Proof Or Shut The F--- Up
PPP Petty Pet Peeve; Point to Point Protocol
PPPP Previous Paragraph was Polemical Position
PS Post Scriptum; PostScript
PT Physical Training
PTB Powers That Be
PTM Please Tell Me
PTO Patent and Trademark Office (US Govt); Please Turn Over
PUNTS People of Utterly No Tactical Significance (military term)
PW Pathetic Wanker; PowWow
PYS Pack Your Stuff

QED Quod Erat Demonstrandum; Quite Easily Done
QT QuieT (also q.t., Q&T, or as a phrase "on the q.t.")

RA Research Assistant; Resident Assistant
RAK Random Act of Kindness
RBS Really Big Screen
RE REgarding
REMF Rear Echelon Mother F---ers (eg, clueless micromanaging bosses)
RFC Request For Comments
RFD Request For Discussion
RFT Request For Thinking
RHIP Rank Has Its Privileges
RL Real Life
RLCO Real Life COnference
RNA Ring, No Answer
ROFFNAR Rolling On the Floor For No Apparent Reason
ROFL Rolling On the Floor Laughing
ROFLAHMSL Rolling On the Floor Laughing And Holding My Sides Laughing
ROFLASC Rolling On the Floor Laughing And Scaring the Cat
ROFLASTC Rolling On the Floor Laughing And Scaring The Cat
ROFLGO Rolling On Floor Laughing Guts Out!
ROFLMAO Rolling On the Floor Laughing My ASCII Off
ROFLMAOOL Rolling On the Floor Lauging My Ass Off Out Loud
ROFLOL Rolling On the Floor Laughing Out Loud
ROFLOLVH Rolling On the Floor Laughing Out Loud Very Hard
ROFLWMK Rolling On the Floor Laughing -- Wet My Knickers
ROFPML Roll On Floor Pissing Myself Laughing.
ROFTTPOF Rolling On the Floor Trying To Put Out Flames
RotK Return of the King (a Tolkien work)
ROTBA Reality On The Blink Again
ROTF Rolling On The Floor
ROTFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLAHMS Rolling On The Floor Laughing And Holding My Side
ROTFLMAAOBPO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass And Other Body Parts Off
ROTFLMAO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off
ROTFSTCLMAAOBPO Rolling On The Floor Scaring The Cat Laughing My Ass
And Other Body Parts Off
ROTM Right On The Money
RPG Role Playing Games
RSN Real Soon Now
RSVP Repondez S'il Vous Plait (French, "please reply")
RT Real Time
RTFI Read The F---ing Instructions
RTFM Read The F---ing Manual
RTFQ Read The F---ing Question
RTFS Read The F---ing Source
RTFMS Read The F---ing Manual, Sir (from the military)
RTI Real Time Interruption
RTS Read The Screen
RUMF aRe yoU Male or Female?

S/O SomeOne (frequently just "s/o")
S/TH SomeTHing (frequently just "s/th")
S2BX Soon To Be eX
SAF Single Asian Female
SAM Single Asian Male
SAMF Sad Ass Mother F---er
SAMFU Self-Adjusting Military F--- Up
SAMFUTU Situation Abnormal, More F---ed Up Than Usual
SAPFU Surpassing All Previous F--- Ups
SAR Smart Ass Remark
SAYOR Speak At Your Own Risk
SBB Stupid Beyond Belief
SBCN Sitting Behind the Computer, Naked
SBD Silent But Deadly
SBF Single Black Female
SBID S---ty But It'll Do
SBM Single Black Male
SCNR Sorry, Could Not Resist
SCUBA Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus
SDIHTT SomeDay I'll Have The Time
SEC SECond, eg. Wait a sec
SEG S--- Eating Grin
SEP Somebody Else's Problem
SFLA Stupid Four Letter Acronym
SFT Sorry For That
SGML Standardized General Markup Language
SH S--- Happens
SHLH Sitting Here Lauging Hysterically
SHTS Spit Hitting The Spam
SHTSI Somebody Had To Say It
SICS Sitting In Chair Snickering
SIG Special Interest Group
SIIN Stuffed If I Know!
SIL Son In Law; Sister In Law
SITD Still In The Dark
SJF Single Jewish Female
SJM Single Jewish Male
SLATFATF So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish (4th part of THHGTTG)
SLIP Single Line In Protocol; Serial Line Internet Protocol
SLJ S---ty Little Job
SLJO S---ty Little Job Officer
SMAR Suck My Ass Raw
SMDP System Monitoring Display Protocol
SMEF Serious Massive Existence Failure
SMMWO Shut My Mouth Wide Open
SMO Serious Mode On
SMOF Secret Master(s) Of Fandom
SMOP Small Matter Of Programming
SMOFF Serious Mode OFF
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNAC Sitting Naked At Computer
SNAFU Situation Normal: All F---ed Up
SNAG Sensitive New Age Guy
SNERT Snot-Nosed Egotistical Rude Teenager
SNFIAA Still No F---ing Idea At All
SNR Signal to Noise Ratio
SO Significant Other
SOB Son Of a Bitch
SOH Sense Of Humor
SOI Stink On Ice
SOL S--- Out of Luck
SOP Standing Operational Procedures; Standard Operating Procedure
SOS Same Old S---
SOSO Same Old, Same-Old
SOVS SomeOne Very Special
SPAM SPiced hAM (Hormel's canned meat)
SSDD Same S---, Different Day
SSIA Subject Says It All
ST Star Trek; Such That (frequently just "s.t.")
ST-DS9 Star Trek, Deep Space 9
ST-TNG Star Trek, The Next Generation
ST-TOS Star Trek, The Original Series
ST-VOY Star Trek, Voyager
STBY Sucks To Be You
STFU Shut The F--- Up
STFW Search The Fine/F---ing Web
STIFF "Stiff", said loudly.
STI / ST-TMP Star Trek, first movie / The Motion Picture
STII / ST-WOK Star Trek, second movie / 'Wrath Of Khan'
STIII / ST-SFS Star Trek, third movie / 'Search For Spock'
STIV / ST-TVH Star Trek, fourth movie / 'The Voyage Home'
STS So To Speak
STV / ST-TFF Star Trek, fifth movie / 'The Final Frontier'
STVI / ST-TUC Star Trek, sixth movie / 'The Undiscovered Country'
SUCDIC Situation Under Control, Dickheads In Charge
SUFID Screwing Up Face In Disgust
SUNOILTY Shut Up, No One Is Listening To You
SUSFU Situation Unchanged, Still F---ed Up
SUYP Shut Up You Pervert
SW SoftWare; So What?; Says Whom?; StarWars
SW-SE StarWars Special Edition
SWAG Simple Wild Ass Guess; Scientific Wild Ass Guess
SWAK Sealed With A Kiss
SWALK Sealed With A Loving Kiss
SWCOC Special Wishes, Comments, Or Corrections
SWDYRTW Since When Do You Rule The Web?
SWF Single White Female
SWM Single White Male
SWMBO She Who Must Be Obeyed
SWYP So What's Your Problem?
SYSOP SYStem OPerator
SYT Sweet Young Thing

TA Teaching Assistant
TAF That's All, Folks!
TAFN That's All For Now
TAMO Then A Miracle Occurs
TANJ There Ain't No Justice
TANSTAAFL There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TARFU Things Are Really F---ed Up
TBC To Be Continued
TBE To Be Expected
TBH To Be Honest
TBYB Try Before You Buy
TC Telephone Call; Take Care
TCB Taking Care of Business
TCBY Taking Care of Business, Ya'll
TCD The Cat's Dead
TDD The Dog's Dead
TDM Too Damn Many
TEOTWAWKI The End Of The World As We Know It
TFB Too F---ing Bad
TFE Too F---ing Easy
TFM The F---ing Manual
TFS Three Finger Salute (Ctrl-Alt-Del)
TFTT Thanks For The Thought
TFW Totally F---ing Worthless
TGAL Think Globally, Act Locally
TGIF Thank God Its Friday
TGTF Thank God Tomorrow's Friday
THHGTTG The HitchHiker's Guide To The Galaxy
THO Titty Hard On
TIA Thanks In Advance
TIATLG Truly, I Am The Living God
TIC Tongue In Cheek
TIE Take It Easy
TIME Tears In My Eyes (often in combination)
TIMTOWTDI There Is More Than One Way To Do It
TINALO This Is Not A Legal Opinion
TINAR This Is Not A Recommendation
TINC There Is No Cabal
TINSTAAFL There Is No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TINWIS That Is Not What I Said
TIWTGLGG This Is Where The Goofy Little Grin Goes
TIP To Insure Promptness
TJATAW Truth, Justice, And The American Way
TLA Three Letter Acronym
TLC Tender Loving Care
TLG The Living God
TM Thread Mangler
TMI Too Much Information
TMIKTLIU The More I Know, The Less I Understand
TMTC Too Many To Count
TN TelNet
TNOTVS There's Nothing On Television, So ...
TNSO Temptingly Naked Significant Other
TNX Thanks (as in ThaNX)
TOTC Too Old To Care
TPAE The Possibilities Are Endless
TPS(S) This Program Sucks (Severely)
TPTB The Powers That Be
TQM Total Quality Management
TRATEOTU The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe (2nd part of THHGTTG)
TRDMC Tears Running Down My Cheeks
TRDMTL Tears Running Down My Trouser Legs
TS Tough S---
TSOHF Total Sense Of Humour Failure
TSJD Texas Size Jelly Donut - official food of Texas sysops
TSR Terminate and Stay Resident program; Totally Stupid Rules
TT Two Towers, The (a Tolkien work)
TTBE That's To Be Expected
TTBOMK To The Best Of My Knowledge
TTFN Ta-Ta For Now
TTL4N That's The Lot For Now
TTM To The Moderator
TTMNR Take The Money aNd Run
TTS Tiny Tit Syndrome
TTUL Talk (or Type) To you Later
TTYL Talk To You Later
TTYS Talk To You Soon
TTYRS Talk To You Real Soon?
TUFD The User File Died
TWAIN Technology Without An Interesting Name
TWIMC To Whom It May Concern
TWYAS That's What You All Say
TWYT That's What You Think
TYLE Took You Long Enough
TYVL, YWEL Thank You Very Little, You're Welcome Even Less
TYVM Thank You Very Much

U/L Upload, send to the BBS
UAE Unrecoverable Application Error (Bane of Windows' users!)
UBD User Brain Damage
UDS Ugly Domestic Scene
UFO Unidentified Flying/Falling Object
UL Upload, send to the BBS
UNA Use No Acronyms
UNCLE Unified Nuclear Coalition of Latvian Emigrants
URL Uniform Resource Locator
URLCM yoU aRe weLCoMe
USU USUally (frequently just "usu.")
UTC Under The Counter; Coordinated Universal Time;
Temps Universel Coordonnie
UTT Under The Table

VBEG Very Big Evil Grin (as in <vbeg>)
VBG Very Big Grin (as in <vbg>)
VBSEG Very Big S--- Eating Grin (as in <vbseg>)
VETLA Very Enhanced TLA
VH Virtual Hug
VPL Visible Panty Line
VR Virtual Reality
VT Virtual Time

W/ With (frequently just "w/")
W/O WithOut (frequently just "w/o")
W8 Wait
WAB? What, Another Bill?
WADR With All Due Respect
WAEF When All Else Fails
WAFWOT What A F---ing Waste Of Time
WAG Wild-Assed Guess
WALOC What A Load of Crap
WAMKSAM Why Are My Kids (or Kitties) Staring At Me?
WASP White Anglo-Saxon Protestant
WB Welcome Back
WCAGA What Comes Around, Goes Around
WCTYBTWHTKY We Could Tell You, But Then We'd Have To Kill You
WDF What Da F---?
WDYMBT What Do (or Did) You Mean By That?
WEFT Wrong Every F---ing Time
WEHT WhatEver Happened To (usu. followed by someone's name)
WETSU We Eat This S--- Up
WFHIT What Fresh Hell Is This? (from the writings of Dorothy Parker)
WFM Works For Me
WFO Wide Full (or F---ing) Open
WGAS Who Gives A S---
WIBAMU Well I'll Be A Monkey's Uncle
WIBNIF Wouldn't If Be Nice IF...
WIGAC When I Get A Chance
WIMP Windows, Icons, Mouse, Pointing
WIZOP Wizard Sysop (the primary forum administrator for a forum)
WMMOWS Wash My Mouth Out With Soap
WOA Work Of Art
WOFTAM Waste Of Flaming Time And Money
WOLF Witless One Line Followup
WOM Word Of Mouth
WOMBAT Waste Of Money, Brains, And Time
WOWF Witless One Word Followup
WRATGAS Who Really And Truly Gives A S---
WRT With Regard To; With Respect To
WSD Willing Suspension of Disbelief (e.g. when watching movies)
WTF What The F---
WTFDIC What The F--- Do I Care
WTFDIK What The F--- Do I Know
WTFDYTYA Who The F--- Do You Think You Are
WTFIIWT_A What The F--- Is It With These _____ Anyway?
WTFO What The F---, Over (Reply)
WTFWT "What the F--- Was That?" - Mayor of Hiroshima
WTG Way To Go
WTH What The Hell (or Heck)
WTMKF Welcome To My Kill Filter
WUGAC When yoU Get A Chance
WWS Wife Wants Sex (please wait a tic)
WWW World Wide Web; World Wide Waste; World Wide Waiting;
World Wild Web
WYBMADIITY Will You Buy Me A Double If I Tell You?
WYLABOCTGWTR Would You Like A Bowl Of Cream To Go With That Remark?
WYLASOMWTC Would You Like A Saucer Of Milk With That Comment?
WYGAC When You Get A Chance
WYGIWYG What You Got Is What You Get
WYGIWYPF What You Get Is What You Pay For
WYP What's Your Point?
WYSBANRTWYG What You See Bears Absolutely No Relation To What You Get
WYSINEWYGBIC What You See Is Not Exactly What You Get But It's Close
WYSBYGI What You See Before You Get It
WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get
WYSOH Where's Your Sense Of Humor?
WYTYSYDG What You Thought You Saw, You Didn't Get

XYZ eXamine Your Zipper

Y2K Year 2000 (2000 = 2K)
Y3 Yadda Yadda Yadda
Y6B whY 6 Billion? (ie, overpopulation is more dangerous than Y2K)
YABA Yet Another Bloody Acronym
YAC are You Available to Chat?
YADS Yet Another DOS Shell
YAFA Yet Another "Fine" Acronym
YAFIYGI You Asked For It, You Got It
YANETUT You Are Not Expected To Understand This
YAOTM Yet Another Off-Topic Message
YAP Yet Another Ploy
YBYSA You Bet Your Sweet Ass
YCDBSOYA You Can't Do Business Sitting On Your Ass!
YCDBWYCID You Can't Do Business When Your Computer Is Down!
YCLIU You Can Look It Up
YGTBK You've Got To Be Kidding
YGTBDSM You've Got To Be Dry-Shaving Me
YGTBSM You've Got To Be S----ing Me!
YHB_ You Have Been ______
YHBW You Have Been Warned
YHGASPL You Have Got A Serious Problem, Lad!
YHGMTPO_ You Have Greatly Misunderstood The Purpose Of ______
YHL You Have Lost
YHTBT You Had To Be There
YKIYEI You Killed It, You Eat It
YKWIM You Know What I Mean
YKYB You Know You've Been
YKYB_TLW You Know You've Been ______ing Too Long When . . .
YM You Mean
YMMV Your Mileage May Vary; literally, "your experience may differ".
YOYO You're On Your Own
YR Yeah Right
YSS You Suck Severely
YWHOL Yelling "WooHoo" Out Loud (as in LOL)
YWSYLS You Win Some, You Lose Some

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