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(1067 acronyms found)

$0.02

Throwing in your two cents' worth

1FTR

One for the road

24/7

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

2p

British version of $0.02

A/S

Age/Sex?

A/S/L

Age/Sex/Location

AAAAA

American Association Against Acronym Abuse

AAK

Asleep At Keyboard

AAMOF

As A Matter Of Fact

ACRONY

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

AFAICT

As Far As I Can Tell

AFAIK

As Far As I Know

AFAIR

As Far As I Remember; As Far As I Recall

AFAIUI

As Far As I Understand It

AFAYK

As Far As You Know

AFB

Away From Brain

AFC

Away From Computer

AFCPS

Any Fool Can Plainly See

AFDA

A Few Days Ago

AFDB

A Few Days Back

AFK

Away From Keyboard

AFU

All ****ed Up

AI

As If

AICMFP

And I Claim My Five Pounds

AIH

As It Happens

AIIC

As If I Care

AIR

As I Recall

AIR

As I Remember

AIS

As I Said

AISB

As I Said Before

AISI

As I See It

AIUI

As I Understand It

AIW

As It Were/Was

AKA

Also Known As

ALA

As Long As

ALAP

As Late As Possible

AMAP

As Much/Many As Possible

AMD

Air Movement Device

AMF

Adios Mother ****er; Adios My Friend

AMF

All My Fault

AML

All My Love

ANFAWF

A Now For A Word From Our Sponsor

ANFSCD

And Now For Something Completely Different

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

AOL

America OnLine

AOL

Army of Lamers

APAC

All Praise And Credit

ARE

Acronym Rich Environment

ASAFP

As Soon As ****ing Possible

ASAP

As Soon As Possible

ASCII

American Standard Code of Information Interchange

ASF

And So Forth

ASL

Age, Sex, Location

ASO

And So On

ATB

All The Best

ATEOTD

At The End Of The Day

ATLA

Another Three Letter Acronym

ATM

At The Moment

ATM

Automatic Teller Machine

ATSL

Along The Same Line

ATT

At The Time

ATTN

Attention

ATTYOB

Anything That Turns You On Baby

AWCIGO

And Where Can I Get One

AWGTHT

Are We Going To Have To Go Through ALL This Again?

AWGTHT

Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Again?

AWHFY

Are We Having Fun Yet?

AWOL

Absent WithOut Leave

AWS

As We Speak

AYBABT

All Your Base Are Belong To Us

AYCOOY

Are You Completely Out Of Your Mind?

AYF

All Your Fault

AYK

As You Know

AYOR

At Your Own Risk

AYPI

And Your Point Is?

AYR

Awaiting Your Reply

AYT

Are You There?

B/C

BeCause

B4

Before

B4N

Bye for Now

BAB

Build A Bridge

BAC

By Any Chance

BAC

Back At Computer

BAD

Broken As Designed

BAF

Brain Already Fried

BAG

Big Ass Grin

BAIC

Boy, Am I Confused

BAK

Back At Keyboard

BAMF

Bad Assed Mother ****er

BANANA

Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anybody

BAS

Big Ass Smile

BB

Be Back

BBFN

Bye Bye For Now

BBIAB

Be Back In A Bit

BBIAF

Be Back In A Few

BBL

Be Back Later

BBN

Bye Bye Now

BBR

Burnt Beyond Repair

BBS

Bulletin Board System; Be Back Soon

BBSL

Be Back Sooner or Later

BBW

Big Beautiful Women

BC

Basket Case

BC

BeCause

BCC

Blind Carbon Copy

BCNU

Be Seein' You

BEG

Big Evil Grin

BF

Boyfriend

BFBI

Brute Force and Bloody Ignorance

BFD

Big ****ing Deal

BFFL

Best Friends For Life

BFG

Big Friendly Giant; Big ****ing Gun; Big ****ing Grin

BFG

Big Fat Grin

BFH

Big ****ing Hammer

BFI

Brute Force and Ignorance; Bunch of ****ing Idiots

BFM

Big ****ing Magic

BFMI

Brute Force and Massive Ignorance

BFN

Bye For Now

BFOG

Blouse Full Of Goodies

BG

Big Grin (as in )

BGUTI

Better Get Used To It

BH

Better Half

BHB

Big Hairy ****

BIBO

Beer In Beer Out

BIC

Best In Class

BIC

Back In Character

BICBW

But I Could Be Wrong

BIL

Brother In Law

BION

Believe It Or Not

BIOYA

Blow It Out Your Ass/****

BIOYIO

Blow It Out Your I/O Port

BITD

Beaten It To Death

BK

Because

BKA

Better Known As

BKAM

Between Keyboard And Monitor

BLTN

Better Late Than Never

BM

Bite Me

BMB

Bite My Butt

BMF

Bad Mother ****er

BMOC

Big Man On Campus

BMTIPG

Brilliant Minds Think In Parallel Gutters

BNF

Big Name Fan

BNI

Batteries Not Included

BOC

But Of Course

BOF

Birds Of a Feather

BOF

Boring Old Fart

BOFH

**** [system] Operator From Hell

BOHICA

Bend Over, Here It Comes Again!

BOK

Beer On Keyboard

BOL

Best Of Luck

BOOMFM

Bored Out Of My ****ing Mind

BOOYFM

Bored Out Of Your ****ing Mind

BOS

Big Orange Switch

BOT

Back On Topic

BOTE

Back Of The Envelope

BOTEC

Back Of The Envelope Calculation

BRB

Be Right Back

BRBGTG

Be Right Back, Got To Go Pee

BRGDS

BestReGarDS

BRL

BRaiLle

BRS

Big Red Switch

BS

Bull ****

BS

Big Smile

BSEG

Big **** Eating Grin

BSG

Broad Sweeping Generalization; Big Smiling Grin

BSL

British Sign Language

BTA

But Then Again (in response to IOW)

BTAICB

But Then Again I could Be Wrong

BTAIM

Be That As It May

BTDT

Been There, Done That

BTDTGT

Been There, Done That, Got The T-Shirt

BTOBD

Be There Or Be Dead

BTSOOM

Beats The **** Out Of Me

BTW

By The Way

BUAF

Butt Ugly ASCII Font

BUAG

Butt Ugly ASCII Graphic

BWCA

But Who Cares Anyway

BWQ

Buzz Word Quotient

BY

BusY

BYKT

But You Knew That

BYKTA

But You Knew That Already

BYOB

Bring Your Own Booze/Bottle

C/O

Care Of (for sending mail)

CADET

Can't Add, Doesn't Even Try

CB

Call Back

CC

Carbon Copy

CF

Charlie Foxtrot; Cluster **** (meaning similar to SNAFU)

CFD

Call For Discussion

CFP

Call For Papers

CFV

Call For Votes

CHOWUR

see (C) HOW yoU aRe

CHUR

see (C) How yoU aRe

CIC

Christ, I'm Confused

CIO

Cut It Out

CIS

Compuserve Information Service

CLAB

Crying Like A Baby

CLOAKA

Canonical List Of All Known Acronyms

CMIIW

Correct Me If I'm Wrong

CO

COnference

COD

Cash On Delivery

COTFLG

Crawling On The Floor Laughing Guts Out And Having A Heart Attack

CPF

Can Pigs Fly?

CRAFT

Can't Remember A ****ing Thing

CRPG

Character (or computer) Role Playing Game

CRS

Can't Remember ****

CS

Cop Shop (police station); Customer Service

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)

CWYL

Chat With You Later

CYA

Cover Your Ass

CYA

see (C) you (YA)

CYA

See (C) You All

CYL

see (C) You Later

D&C

Duck and Cover

D/L

Download, transmit to you

DAP

Parents Against Dyslexia

DBA

Doing Business As

DBN

Doing Business, NOT

DD

Darling Daughter

DFU

Don't Forget Units

DGMS

Don't Get Me Started

DH

Dear Hubby; Dumb Hubby; Deaf Hubby; DickHead

DIAF

Die In A Fire

DIIK

Damned If I Know

DIIN

Damned If I kNow

DIL

Daughter In Law

DILLIG

Does It Look Like I Give A ****?

DILLIG

Do I Look Like I Give a Flying ****?

DITUIH

Did I tell you I hate IBMs lately?

DITUIL

Did I tell you I love IBMs lately?

DK

Don't Know

DKU

Drop Kick Ugly

DL

Download, transmit to you

DLG

Devilish Little Grin

DNA

Did Not Answer

DNPM

Darn Near Pissed Myself

DOA

Dead On Arrival

DOB

Date/Day Of Birth

DOM

Dirty Old Man

DPAITN

Disturbing People And Irritating The Neighbours With Laughter

DRA

Don't Recognize Acronyms

DS

Darling Son

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

DWIM

Do What I Mean

DWIMC

Do What I Mean, Correctly

DWIMNW

Do What I Mean, Not What I Say

DYE

Damn Your Eyes!

DYHWIH

Do You Hear What I Hear

DYOH

Do Your Own Homework

DYSWID

Do You See What I Did There

DYSWIS

Do You See What I See

E2EG

Ear to Ear Grin

ED

Emotionally Disturbed

ED

Every Day

EDP

Emotionally Disturbed Person

EIF

Exercise In Futility

EMWTK

Enquiring Minds Want To Know

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)

ES&D

Eat **** & Die

ES<H

Eat **** & Live To Hate It

ESAD

Eat **** And Die

ESAL

Eat **** And Live

ESOSL

Endless Snorts of Stupid Laughter

ETA

Estimated Time of Arrival

ETLA

Extended Three Letter Acronym

F2F

Face To Face

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions. (A list of FAQ and answers)

FCFS

First Come, First Served

FCOL

For Crying Out Loud

FDROTF

Falling Down Rolling On The Floor Laughing

FFRD

Flying **** in a Rolling Donut (I don't give a....)

FFS

For ****s Sake

FICCL

Frankly, I Couldn't Care Less

FIFY

Fixed It For You

FIGJAM

**** I'm Good, Just Ask Me

FIGMO

**** It, Got My Orders

FIIK

****ed If I Know!

FIL

Father In Law

FIOFYF

Figure It Out For Yourself, ****er

FISH

First In, Still Here

FITB

Fill In The Blank

FLNF

Funny Little Nose Fart

FLNFWS

Funny Little Nose Fart With Spray

FMH

**** Me Harder (usually an exclamation of disgust)

FML

**** My Life

FNO

From Now On

FOAD

**** Off And Die

FOAF

Friend Of A Friend

FOAFOA

Father Of A Friend Of A Girlfriend

FOAG

Father Of A Girlfriend

FOCL

Falling Off Chair Laughing

FOD

Finger Of Death

FOFLAH

Falling On Floor Laughing And Holding My Sides Laughing

FOOBAR

Variant of FUBAR

FOS

Freedom Of Speech; Full Of ****

FOT

Full Of Tripe

FOTCL

Falling Off The Chair Laughing

FOTFLM

Falling On The Floor Laughing My Ass And Other Body Parts Off

FRED

****ing Ridiculous Electronic Device

FRZ

Fruitin' Religious Zealot

FSVO

For Some Value Of

FTAOD

For The Avoidance Of Doubt

FTASB

Faster Than A Speeding Bullet

FTDS

**** The Dumb ****

FTF

Face To Face

FTITK

For Those In The Know

FTL

Faster Than Light

FTNITK

For Those Not In The Know

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

FTS

Fixin' To Start

FTW

For The Win

FUBAB

****ed Up Beyond All Belief

FUBAR

****ed Up Beyond All Repair/Recognition

FUD

Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt

FUMTU

****ed Up More Than Usual

FURTB

Full Up Ready To Burst (about hard disk drives!)

FWIW

For What It's Worth

FY&TSY

**** You & The Sysop You Rode In On

FYA

For Your Amusement

FYDITM

**** You Directly In The Mouth

FYI

For Your Information

G

Grin (as in )

G2G

Got to Go

GA

Go Ahead

GAC

Get A Clue

GAFIA

Get Away From It All (as in drop out of ILink for a bit)

GAL

Get A Life

GBH&K

Great Big Hugs & Kisses

GBH&KB

Greak Big Hugs & Kisses Back

GC

Garbage Collect (tidy up)

GD&H

Grinning, Ducking & Hiding

GD&R

Grinning, Ducking & Running

GD&RF

Grinning, Ducking & Running Fast!

GD&RVV

Grinning, Ducking & Running Very Very Fast!

GD&W

Grinning, Ducking & Weaving

GDR

Grinning Ducking and Running

GF

Girlfriend

GFR

Grim File Reaper (pervasive data destroyer)

GFU

General **** Up.

GGC

Goo Goo Cluster (cause zits & intestinal blockage)

GGG

GiGGle (as in )

GGN

Gotta Go Now

GH

Getting Hard (male)

GIGO

Garbage In, Garbage Out

GIWIST

Gee, I Wish I'd Said That

GIYF

Google Is Your Friend

GLG

Goofy Little Grin

GLGH

Good Luck and Good Hunting

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

GSHIWM

Giggling So Hard I Wet My Pants

GTBOS

Glad To Be Of Service

GTFO

Get The **** Out

GTFOOM

Get The **** Out Of My Face

GTG

Got To Go

GTP

Gone To Pee

GW

Getting Wet (female)

GWATCD

God Willing And The Creek Don't Rise

H2

How To

HAGD

Have A Good Day

HAK

Hugs And Kisses

HAND

Have A Nice Day

HCB

Holy Cow, Batman!

HHGTTG

HitchHiker's Guide To The Galaxy

HHO1/2

Ha Ha Only Half Kidding

HHOJ

Ha Ha Only Joking

HHOK

Ha Ha Only Kidding

HHOS

Ha Ha Only Serious

HIB_

Have I Been ______?

HMFIC

Head Mother ****er In Charge

HOMPR

Hang On, Mobile Phones' Ringing

HP

Home Page

HSIK

How Should I Know

HSP

Highly Sensitive Person

HTEI

Hope This Explains It

HTFSIK

How The **** Should I Know

HTH

Hope This Helps

HTML

Hyper Text Markup Language

HUA

Head Up Ass

HW

HardWare

HWS(PE

Husband Wants Sex (Please Excuse Slow Typing)

HWUA

Head Way Up Ass

HWWLTB

He Who Would Like To Be Obeyed

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

IANAE

i Am Not An Expert

IANAE

I Am Not An Electrician

IANAL

I Am Not A Lawyer

IANALB

I Am Not A Lawyer, But I Play One On TV

IANYM

In A New York Minute

IARTPF

I Am Repeating This Parrot-Fashion Without The Slightest Idea Of W

IASH

I Am So Horny

IBC

Inadequate, But Cute

IBM

Inadequate, but Marketable

IC

I see (C)

ICB

I Care Because?

ICBM

InterContinental Ballistic Missile

ICIHIC

I Can't Imagine How I Could Possibly Care Less

ICTYBT

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 ****

IDGI

I Don't Get It

IDK

I Don't Know

IDTS

I Don't Think So

IDTT

I'll Drink To That!

IHATCF

I Have A Terrible Craving For Your Body!

IHTBS

It Has To Be Shown

IHTFP

I Hate This ****ing Place; I Have Truly Found Paradise

IIABDF

If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It

IIRC

If I Recall/Remember Correctly

IIRCAI

If I Recal Correctly And I Do

IIRR

If I Recall Rightly

IITYWI

If I Tell You What It Means, I Will Have To Kill You

IITYWI

If I Tell You What It Means, Will You Buy Me A Drink?

IITYWT

If I Tell You What This Means Will You Kiss Me?

IITYWY

If I Tell You, Will You Buy Another Drink?

IITYWY

If I Tell You, Will You Buy Me A Beer?

IIUC

If I Understand Correctly

IJLS

I Just Like Saying

IK

I Know

ILI

I Like Ike

ILICIS

I Laughed, I Cried, I Spat Coffee/Coke/Cadmium On My Keyboard

ILIWTP

I Love It When The Plan Comes Together.

ILSHIB

I Laughed So Hard I Broke All My Furniture!

ILU

I Love yoU

ILY

I Love You

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

IMFU

Immense Military **** Up

IMHO

In My Humble Opinion

IMMOR

I Make My Own Rules

IMNSHO

In My Not So Humble Opinion

IMNSVH

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

IMV

In My View

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

ISP

Internet Service Provider

ISTM

It Seems To Me

ISTR

I Seem To Recall/Remeber

ITA

I Totally Agree

ITFA

In The Final Analysis

ITRO

In The Region Of

ITYM

I Think You Mean

IUTHAL

I Used To Have A Lot Of Respect For Him/Her

IUTKAT

I Used To Know All That Stuff

IWBNI

It Would Be Nice If

IWIK

I Wish I Knew

IWSN

I Want Sex Now

IYAM

If You Ask Me

IYFEG

Insert Your Favorite Ethnic Group

IYHO

In Your Humble Opinion

IYKWIM

If You Know What I Mean And I Think You Do

IYSWIM

If You See What I Mean

J/K

Just Kidding

JAFO

Just Another ****ing Observer

JAFU

Just Another **** Up

JAM

Just A Moment; Just A Minute

JAS

Just A Second

JFF

Just For Fun

JFGI

Just ****ing Google It

JFYI

Just For Your Information

JIC

Just In Case

JMHFOO

Just My Humble ****ing Opinion Of Course

JMOOC

Just My Opinion Of Course

JPW

Just Plain Weird

JSNM

Just Stark Naked Magic

JTYWTK

Just Thought You Wanted To Know

K

oKay

KCBIWI

Keep Coming Back, It Works If You Work It

KIBO

Knowledge In, Bull**** 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

KTB

Kicked The Bucket

KTCOOT

Keep This Crap Out Of This Newsgroup

KUTGW

Keep Up The Good Work

KWIM

Know What I Mean?

KYHOOY

Keep Your Head Out Of Your Ass

L8r

Later

LAB&TY

Life's A Bitch & Then You Die

LAGNAF

Let's All Get Naked And ****

LART

Luser Attitude Re-adjustment Tool [Clue by four]

LJBF

Let's Just Be Friends

LLTA

Lots and Lots of Thunderous/Thundering Applause

LMA

Leave Me Alone

LMAO

Laughing My Ass Off

LMAORO

Laughing My Ass Off Rolling On The Floor

LMC

Lost My Connection

LMCOA

Lost My Connection Once Again

LMFAO

Laughing My ****ing Ass Off

LMK

Let Me Know

LMKWYT

Let Me Know What You Think

LMTFA

Leave Me The **** Alone

LMWIS

Lick Me Where I Sweat

LOA

List Of Acronyms/Abbreviations

LOL

Laughing Out Loud; Little Old Lady

LOMBAR

Lots Of Money But A Real Dickhead

LSFIAB

Like Shooting Fish In A Barrel

LSHIPM

Laughing So Hard I Peed My Pants

LSP

Less Sensitive Person

LTBF

Learn To Be Funny

LTG

Life Tastes Good

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)

LUSER

Loser USER

LYL

Love You Loads

M$

Micro$oft

M8

Mate

M80

Matey

MAY

Mad About You

MAYB

Mad About You, Baby

MCIBTY

My Computer Is Better Than Yours (So Nyerrr)

MCIBTY

My Computer Is Better Than Your Computer

MD

More Dirt (Physician)

MEH

My Esteemed Husband

MFG

More Friendly Garbage!

MFIC

Mother ****er In Charge

MFWIC

Mother ****er What's In Charge

MGD

My Gameboy Died

MH

Mostly Harmless (5th part of THHGTTG)

MHDC(A

My Hard Drive crashed (again)

MHYG

Mind How You Go

MIL

Mother In Law

MIPS

Millions of Instructions Per Second; Meaningless Indication of Pr

ML

More Later

MLA

Multiple Letter Acronym

MMIF

My Mouth Is Full

MOF

Matter Of Fact

MOH

My Other Half

MORF

Male Or Female

MOS

Member of the Opposite Sex

MOTAS

Member Of The Appropriate Sex

MOTD

Message Of The Day

MOTM

Member Of The Month

MOTOS

Member Of The Opposite Sex

MOTSS

Member Of The Same Sex

MS

More ****; 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)

MUNG

Mash/Mung Until No Good

MUSH

Multi User Shared Hallucination

MYOB

Mind Your Own Business

N64

Nintendo 64

NAGI

Not A Good Idea

NAVY

Never Again Volunteer Yourself

NBD

No Big Deal

NBG

No Bloody Good

NBL

Not Bloody Likely

NBTD

Nothing Better To Do

NERD

National Establishment for Real Dorks

NFG

No ****ing Good

NFI

No ****ing Idea

NFIAA

No ****ing Idea At All

NFW

No ****ing Way

NFY

No **** You

NHOH

Never Heard Of Him/Her

NIAA

No Idea At All

NICBDA

Nothing Is Certain But Death And Taxes

NIDWTC

No I Don't Want To Chat

NIFOC

Nude In Front Of Computer

NIH

Not Invented Here

NIMBY

Not In My Back Yard

NIMTO

Not In My Term of Office

NINO

Nothing In, Nothing Out

NIT

Not In Therapy

NLI

Not Logged In

NM

NeverMind

NMI

No Middle Initial

NN

Night-Night

NORWIC

kNickers Off Ready When I Come Home

NOYB

None Of Your Business

NP

No Problem

NPF

No Problem Found

NPLU

Not People Like Us

NQA

No Questions Asked

NQOS

Not Quite Our Sort

NRN

No Reply Necessary

NSFW

Not Suitable For Work

NSS

No ****, Shylock/Sherlock

NTDBWY

Nice To Do Business With You

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

NWS

Not Work Safe

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)

OBTW

Oh, By the Way

OD

OverDose; Oh Dear

OFS

One Finger Salute (Usually the middle one)

OH

Off Hand

OIC

Oh, I see (C)

OKC

Oliver Kevin Clark

OMFG

Oh My ****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

OSIM

Oh Shoot It's Monday

OSU

Officially Sanctioned User

OT1H

On The One Hand

OTC

Over The Counter

OTD

Out The Door

OTF

On The Floor

OTL

Out To Lunch

OTOH

On The Other Hand; On The One Hand

OTOOH

On The Other Other Hand

OTR

Off The Record

OTT

Over The Top

OTTH

On The Third Hand

OTTOMH

Off The Top Of My Head

OTTOMH

Off the Top of My Head and Rolling Out of Bounds

OTW

On The Whole

OW

Oh Well

OWTTE

Or Words To That Effect

OYIT

Oh Yes It Is

OYOFE

Or Your Other Favorite Editor

PABG

Pack A Big Gun

PBD

Programmer Brain Damage

PBM

Play By Mail (Games)

PCB

Please Call Back

PCYLIH

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

PEBKAC

Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair

PF&HOM

Printed, Framed & Hanging On My Wall

PFM

Pure ****ing Magic

PFY

Pimply Faced Youth

PGY

Post Graduate Year (as in PGY-1, PGY-2 etc. used in PGY Med)

PhD

Piled Higher and Deeper.

PICNIC

Problem In Chair, Not In Computer

PIMP

Pee In My Pants (often in combination)

PITA

Pain In The Ass

PKB

Pot, Kettle, Black!

PLBKAC

Problem Lies Between Keyboard And Chair

PLMKO

Please Let Me Know, Ok?

PLOKTA

Press Lots Of Keys To Abort

PMBI

Pardon My Butting In

PMETC

Pardon Me ETC.

PMFBI

Pardon Me For Butting In

PMFBR

Pardon Me For Being Rude

PMFJI

Pardon Me For Jumping In

PMFJIH

Pardon Me For Jumping In Here.

PMJI

Pardon My Jumping In

PMYMHM

Pardon Me, You Must Have Mistaken Me For Someone Who Gives A Damn

PMYMHM

Pardon Me, You Must Have Mistaken Me For Someone Who Gives A ****.

POC

Prisoner Of Chat; Peeping Other Chatters

POETS

Piss On Everything, Tomorrow's Saturday; Piss Off Early, Tomorrow'

POITS

Piss On It Tomorrow's Saturday

POM

Phase Of the Moon

POP

Point Of Presence; Post Office Protocol

POQ

Piss Off Quickly

POQADC

Piss Off Quickly and Don't Come Back!

POSSLQ

Person of Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters

POV

Point Of View

PPL

PeoPLe

PPN

Programmer Project Number (currently known as UserID)

PPP

Petty Pet Peeve; Point to Point Protocol

PPPP

Previous Paragraph was Polemical Position

PS

Post Scriptum; PostScript; Play Station

PSX

Play Station

PT

Physical Training

PTB

Powers That Be

PTM

Please Tell Me

PTO

Patent and Trademark Office (US Govt); Please Turn Over

PTO

Permission To Officiate

PUOSU

Put Up Or Shut Up

PW

Pathetic Wanker; PowWow

QED

Quod Erat Demonstrandum; Quite Easily Done

QOOC

Quoted Out Of Context

QTF

Quoted For Truth

RA

Research Assistant; Resident Assistant

RAK

Random Act of Kindness

RBS

Really Big Screen

RE

REgarding

RFC

Request For Comments

RFD

Request For Discussion

RFT

Request For Thinking

RHIP

Rank Has Its Privileges

RL

Real Life (i.e not on BBS or Internet)

RLCO

Real Life COnference

RNA

Ring, No Answer

ROFFNA

Rolling On the Floor For No Apparent Reason

ROFL

Rolling On the Floor Laughing

ROFLAH

Rolling On the Floor Laughing And Holding My Sides

ROFLAS

Rolling On the Floor Laughing And Scaring The Cat

ROFLGO

Rolling On Floor Laughing Guts Out

ROFLMA

Rolling On the Floor Laughing My ASCII Off

ROFLMA

Rolling On the Floor Lauging My Ass Off Out Loud

ROFLOL

Rolling On the Floor Laughing Out Loud

ROFLOL

Rolling On the Floor Laughing Out Loud Very Hard

ROFLWM

Rolling On the Floor Laughing -- Wet My Knickers

ROFPML

Roll On Floor Pissing Myself Laughing.

ROFTTP

Rolling On the Floor Trying To Put Out Flames

ROTBA

Reality On The Blink Again

ROTF

Rolling On The Floor

ROTFL

Rolling On The Floor Laughing

ROTFLA

Rolling On The Floor Laughing And Holding My Side

ROTFLM

Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass And Other Body Parts Off

ROTFLM

Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off

ROTFLM

Rolling On The Floor Laughing My **** Off Until My Girlfriend

ROTFLM

Rolling On The Floor Laughing My ****ing Head Off

ROTFLY

Rolling On The Floor Laughing Yet Somehow Still Typing

ROTFST

Rolling On The Floor Scaring The Cat Laughing My Ass And Other Bod

ROTM

Right On The Money

RPG

Role Playing Game

RSN

Real Soon Now

RT

Real Time

RTFA

Read The ****ing Article

RTFFAQ

Read The ****ing/Friendly Frequently Asked Questions

RTFI

Read The ****ing/Friendly Instructions

RTFM

Read The ****ing/Friendly Manual

RTFMS

Read The ****ing/Friendly Manual, Sir (from the military)

RTFQ

Read The ****ing/Friendly Question

RTFS

Read The ****ing/Friendly Source

RTFT

Read The ****ing Thread

RTI

Real Time Interruption

RTS

Read The Screen

RUMF

aRe yoU Male or Female?

S2BX

Soon To Be eX

SAMFU

Self-Adjusting Military **** Up

SAMFUT

Situation Abnormal, More ****ed Up Than Usual

SAPFU

Surpassing All Previous **** Ups

SAR

Smart Ass Remark

SBCN

Sitting Behind the Computer, Naked

SBID

****ty But It'll Do

SBN

Stark Bollock Naked

SCNR

Sorry, Could Not Resist

SDIHTT

SomeDay I'll Have The Time

SEC

SECond, eg. Wait a sec

SEG

**** Eating Grin

SEP

Somebody Else's Problem

SFLA

Stupid Four Letter Acronym

SGML

Standardized General Markup Language

SH

**** Happens

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

SITD

Still In The Dark

SKS

Some Kind Soul

SLATFA

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish (4th part of THHGTTG)

SLIP

Single Line In Protocol; Serial Line Internet Protocol

SMAR

Suck My Ass Raw

SMO

Serious Mode On

SMOFF

Serious Mode OFF

SMOP

Small Matter Of Programming

SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SNAC

Sitting Naked At Computer

SNAFU

Situation Normal - All Fouled Up

SNERT

Snot-Nosed Egotistical Rude Teenager

SNFIAA

Still No ****ing Idea At All

SNR

Signal to Noise Ratio

SO

Significant Other

SOI

Stink On Ice

SOL

**** Out of Luck

SOP

Standing Operational Procedures; Standard Operating Procedure

SOS

Same Old ****

SOSO

Same Old, Same-Old

SOVS

SomeOne Very Special

SPAM

SPiced hAM (Hormel's canned meat)

SSDD

Same ****, Different Day

SSIA

Subject Says It All

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 **** Up

STFW

Search The ****ing/Friendly Web

STI/ST

Star Trek, first movie / The Motion Picture

STII/S

Star Trek, second movie / 'Wrath Of Khan'

STIII/

Star Trek, third movie / 'Search For Spock'

STIV/S

Star Trek, fourth movie / 'The Voyage Home'

STS

So To Speak

STV/ST

Star Trek, fifth movie / 'The Final Frontier'

STVI/S

Star Trek, sixth movie / 'The Undiscovered Country'

SUCDIC

Situation Under Control, Dickheads In Charge

SUFID

Screwing Up Face In Disgust

SUNOIL

Shut Up, No One Is Listening To You

SUSFU

Situation Unchanged, Still ****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

SWDYRT

Since When Do You Rule The Web?

SWILAC

She Whom I Love And Cherish

SWILAC

She Who Is Loving And Caring

SWMBO

She Who Must Be Obeyed

SWTSMB

She Who Thinks She Must Be Obeyed

SWYP

So What's Your Problem?

SYSOP

SYStem OPerator

SYT

Sweet Young Thing

T4LMK

Thanks For Letting Me Know

T4LUK

Thanks For Letting Us Know

TA

Teaching Assistant

TAF

That's All, Folks!

TAFN

That's All For Now

TANJ

There Ain't No Justice

TANSTA

There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

TARFU

Things Are Really ****ed Up

TBA

To Be Announced

TBC

To Be Continued; To Be Confirmed

TBE

To Be Expected

TBH

To Be Honest

TBTT

Too Busy To Talk

TBTTME

That Brings Tears To My Eyes

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

TDD

The Daring Dufas

TDK

The Dog's Knob

TDM

Too Damn Many

TEOTWA

The End Of The World As We Know It

TFB

Too ****ing Bad

TFE

Too ****ing Easy

TFL

Thanks For Looking

TFM

The ****ing Manual

TFS

Three Finger Salute (Ctrl-Alt-Del)

TFS

Thanks For Sharing

TFTT

Thanks For The Thought

TGAL

Think Globally, Act Locally

TGIF

Thank God Its Friday

TGTF

Thank God Tomorrow's Friday

THHGTT

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

TIFY

Try It For Yourself

TIME

Tears In My Eyes (often in combination)

TIMIYS

The Item Mentioned In Your Sig(nature)

TIMTOW

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

TINSTA

There Is No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

TINWIS

That Is Not What I Said

TIP

To Insure Promptness

TITS

That Is To Say

TITS

Taking It Too Seriously

TITS

Try It To See

TITS

Think It Through Stupid

TIWTGL

This Is Where The Goofy Little Grin Goes

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

TMIKTL

The More I Know, The Less I Understand

TMWBTB

The Man Who Buys The Biscuits

TN

TelNet

TNOTVS

There's Nothing On Television, So ...

TNSO

Temptingly Naked Significant Other

TNX

ThaNX

TOS

Terms Of Service

TPAE

The Possibilities Are Endless

TPS(S)

This Program Sucks (Severely)

TPTB

The Powers That Be

TQM

Total Quality Management

TRATEO

The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe (2nd part of THHGTTG)

TRDMC

Tears Running Down My Cheeks

TS

Tough ****

TSJD

Texas Size Jelly Donut - official food of Texas sysops

TSOHF

Total Sense Of Humour Failure

TSR

Terminate and Stay Resident program; Totally Stupid Rules

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

TTTSNB

The Thread That Shall Not Be Named

TTUL

Talk (or Type) To you Later

TTYL

Talk To You Later

TTYRS

Talk To You Real Soon

TUFD

The User File Died

TWAIN

Technology Without An Interesting Name

TWATBI

That Was A Typo But I Like It

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,Y

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!); Unix Ami

UBD

User Brain Damage

UIAVMM

Unless I Am Very Much Mistaken

UL

Urban Legend; UpLoad, send to BBS

UNCLE

Unified Nuclear Coalition of Latvian Emigrants

UOK

yoU OK?

URLCM

yoU aRe weLCoMe

UTC

Under The Counter; Coordinated Universal Time (French initials)

UTSL

Use The Source Luke

UTT

Under The Table

VBEG

Very Big Evil Grin (as in )

VBG

Very Big Grin (as in )

VBSEG

Very Big **** Eating Grin (as in )

VETLA

Very Enhanced TLA

VFM

Value For Money

VH

Virtual Hug

VPL

Visible Panty Line

VR

Virtual Reality

VT

Virtual Time

W3

see WWW

W8

Wait

W8ING

WaitING

WAB?

What, Another Bill?

WAEF

When All Else Fails

WAFL

What A ****ing Liberty

WAG

Wild-Assed Guess

WALOC

What A Load of Crap

WAMHD

Windows Ate My Hard Disc

WAMKSA

Why Are My Kids (or Kitties) Staring At Me?

WB

Welcome Back

WCAGA

What Comes Around, Goes Around

WCTYBT

We Could Tell You, But Then We'd Have To Kill You

WDF

What Da ****?

WDYCA(

What Do You Call An (Irishman)

WDYMBT

What Do (or Did) You Mean By That?

WEFT

Wrong Every ****ing Time

WFHIT

What Fresh Hell Is This? (from the writings of Dorothy Parker)

WFM

Works For Me

WGAS

Who Gives A ****

WIBAMU

Well I'll Be A Monkey's Uncle

WIBNIF

Wouldn't If Be Nice IF...

WIMP

Windows, Icons, Mouse, Pull-down menus; Windows, Icons, Menus Poin

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

WRATGA

Who Really And Truly Gives A ****

WRT

With Regard To; With Respect To

WTF

What The ****

WTFDIC

What The **** Do I Care

WTFDIK

What The **** Do I Know

WTFDYT

Who The **** Do You Think You Are

WTFIIW

What The **** Is It With These _____ Anyway?

WTFO

What The ****, Over (Reply)

WTG

Way To Go

WTH

What The Hell (or Heck)

WWS

Wife Wants Sex (please wait a tic)

WWW

World Wide Web; World Wide Waste; World Wide Waiting; World Wild W

WYGIWY

What You Got Is What You Get

WYGIWY

What You Get Is What You Pay For

WYLABO

Would You Like A Bowl Of Cream To Go With That Remark?

WYLASO

Would You Like A Saucer Of Milk With That Comment?

WYP

What's Your Point?

WYSBAN

What You See Bears Absolutely No Relation To What You Get

WYSBYG

What You See Before You Get It

WYSIWY

What You See Is What You Get

WYSOH

Where's Your Sense Of Humor?

WYTYSY

What You Thought You Saw, You Didn't Get

XYZ

eXamine Your Zipper

Y2K

Year 2000 (2000 = 2K)

Y3

Yadda Yadda Yadda

YA

Yet Another

YABA

Yet Another Bloody Acronym

YADS

Yet Another DOS Shell

YAFIAN

You Asked For It And Now You Get It

YAFIYG

You Asked For It, You Got It

YANETU

You Are Not Expected To Understand This

YAOTM

Yet Another Off-Topic Message

YAP

Yet Another Ploy

YBYSA

You Bet Your Sweet Ass

YCDBSO

You Can't Do Business Sitting On Your Ass!

YCLIU

You Can Look It Up

YGTBK

You've Got To Be Kidding

YGTBSM

You've Got To Be ****ing Me!

YHBW

You Have Been Warned

YHB_

You Have Been ______

YHGASP

You Have Got A Serious Problem, Lad!

YHGMTP

You Have Greatly Misunderstood The Purpose Of ______

YHL

You Have Lost

YHNW

You Have No Warlord

YHTBT

You Had To Be There

YHTMTP

You Have Totally Misunderstood The Purpose Of _____

YIK

Yes I Know

YKIYEI

You Killed It, You Eat It

YKWIM

You Know What I Mean

YKYB

You Know You've Been

YKYBHT

You Know You've Been Hacking For Too Long When You

YKYB_T

You Know You've Been ______ing Too Long When . . .

YLSNED

You Learn Something New Every Day

YM

You Mean

YMMD

Your Mileage May Differ

YMMV

Your Mileage May Vary

YOYO

You're On Your Own

YR

Yeah Right

YSS

You Suck Severely

YWSYLS

You Win Some, You Lose Some

ZNT

ZiffNeT