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Forum Speak
« on: (14:48:01/10-04-11) »
Mostly for newbs to the forums:

General Forum Speak
AFAIKAs Far As I Know
AF(M)BAway From (My) Books
AFKAway from keyboard
AKAAlso Known As
BBBBig Basic Book
BBEGBig Bad Evil Guy
BRBBe Right Back
BTWBy The Way
DIYDo It Yourself
FAQFrequently Asked Questions
FWIWFor What's It Worth
FYAFor Your Amusement
FYIFor Your Information
HTHHope This Helps
IANALI Am Not A Lawyer
ICI See/In-Character (on PbP threads)
IIRCIf I Recall Correctly
IM(NS)HOIn My (Not So) Humble Opinion
IMOIn My Opinion
ISPInternet Service Provider
IYPInternet Yellow Pages
JKJust Kidding
K.I.S.SKeep It Simple Stupid
LMAOLaughing My Ass Off
LMGTFYLet Me Google That For You
LOLLaugh Out Loud
OMGOh, My Gosh
OTOHOn The Other Hand
PbPPlay by Post
PDRPaid inclusion directory
PFIPay For Inclusion
PITAPain In The Ass
QFTQuoted For Truth
RAIRules As Intended
RAWRules As Written
ROFLRolling On Floor Laughing
ROFLMAORoll On Floor Laughing My Ass Off
RTFMRead The F**king Manual
TAThanks Again
TIAThanks In Advance
TTYLTalk To You Later
UTFUse the phone (Get off the IM/boards and give me a call)
WYSIWYGWhat You See Is What You Get
YMMVYour Mileage May Vary
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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #1 on: (14:48:58/10-04-11) »
If you have more that you'd like to add, feel free. But this is an informative thread so any off-topic posts will be eradicated. (Just so it doesn't become a chatty thread.)

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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #2 on: (16:00:49/10-04-11) »
AFB (AFMB) == Away From Books (Away From My Books)
QFT == Quoted For Truth

Side note: I wish I'd look in this subforum first, as I could have simply referred someone to it instead of repeating myself.

FJ, if you wanna edit those into the main post and delete this reply, please feel free.
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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #3 on: (16:11:06/10-04-11) »
What about the.... RAW and RAI? was it RAI? Something like that. I've already forgotten what it means. Something about Rules as Written? Something like that.

(also same as above post feel free to delete and add to your post)

The list helps a lot tho!
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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #4 on: (16:22:46/10-04-11) »
What about the.... RAW and RAI? was it RAI? Something like that. I've already forgotten what it means. Something about Rules as Written? Something like that.

(also same as above post feel free to delete and add to your post)

The list helps a lot tho!
RAI stands for Rules As Intended.
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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #5 on: (20:59:07/10-04-11) »
Updated

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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #6 on: (05:48:49/10-05-11) »
IMNSHO - In My Not So Humble Opinion
LMGTFY - Let Me Google That For You (as you'd imagine, often used sarcastically)

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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #7 on: (09:15:56/10-08-11) »
Could be useful adding the short names for the books too?
SR4A = Shadowrun 4th Edition Anniversary
RC = Runner's Companion
AU = Augmentation
AR = Arsenal
UW = Unwired
SG = Spy Games
AT = Attitude
GH = Gun H(e)aven
SM = Street Magic
WAR (Yes, that's short. It's officially written with an exclamation mark at the end!)
DW = Deadly Waves
PZ = Parazoology
US = Unfriendly Skies

Not sure about these ones:
TOD = This Old Drone
MST = MilSpecTech
Way of the Adept is WA or WOTA? Let's blame Critias for the departure of simple to abbreviate names. :p

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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #8 on: (11:17:17/10-08-11) »
Could be useful adding the short names for the books too?
SR4A = Shadowrun 4th Edition Anniversary
RC = Runner's Companion
AU = Augmentation
AR = Arsenal
UW = Unwired
SG = Spy Games
AT = Attitude
GH = Gun H(e)aven
SM = Street Magic
WAR (Yes, that's short. It's officially written with an exclamation mark at the end!)
DW = Deadly Waves
PZ = Parazoology
US = Unfriendly Skies

Not sure about these ones:
TOD = This Old Drone
MST = MilSpecTech
Way of the Adept is WA or WOTA? Let's blame Critias for the departure of simple to abbreviate names. :p
Actually, Fizzygoo started a thread with some suggestions: Here

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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #9 on: (12:42:02/10-08-11) »
BBB = Big  Basic Book

with a big Black Dance
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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #10 on: (12:26:59/10-11-11) »
BBEG = Big Bad Evil Guy?

How's that one?
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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #11 on: (19:06:07/10-17-11) »
Jack, having followed your SRGeekcode link, I am of course utterly puzzled: what is 'BABY'??  You know?
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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #12 on: (00:48:21/10-18-11) »
Do You mean Spike Baby ?
that is a Baby born as Elf before 2011 (the resurrection of Magic)
most of them are Born in the 20st Century.
One Famous Spike Baby is the Founder of Tir NaNog
( rumor says that David Bowie might be a Spike Baby)

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Re: Forum Speak
« Reply #13 on: (00:59:34/10-18-11) »
Do You mean Spike Baby ?
that is a Baby born as Elf before 2011 (the resurrection of Magic)
most of them are Born in the 20st Century.
One Famous Spike Baby is the Founder of Tir NaNog

... yeah, I know what a spike baby is; I've been playing one as my title character since '89.  A few corrections for you -- it'd be the 20th Century, and 'spike baby' gets applied to both elves and dwarves.

No, 'BABY' is presumably an acronym for some SR product -- I'm just not sure what it is, especially considering that the 'opposite' of it is a book I happen to have within arm's reach of me right now, a 1st edition, 1st printing hardcover of the original Shadowrun book...
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« Reply #14 on: (01:02:47/10-18-11) »
can You name a Dwarf Spike Baby ?
I  know of only one and this is from a bad German Novel so it doesn't exist (for Me ! :D )

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