<eg> evil Grin
<g> Grin (very common)
<gd&r> Grinning, ducking, and running! (uncommon)
AAMOF As a matter of fact (very rare)
ADN Any Day Now
AFAIC As Far As I'm Concerned
AFAIK As Far As I Know
AFK Away From Keyboard
AISI As I See It
aka also known as
AMF Goodbye (Adios Mutha-......)
ANFAWFOS And Now For A Word From Our Sponsor
APA Amateur Press Association
AS On Another Subject
ASAFP As Soon As Friggin' Possible
ASAP As Soon As Possible
ATSL Along The Same Line
AWGTHTGT(A)TA Are We Going To Have To Go Through (ALL) This Again?
AYOR At Your Own Risc
B4 Before
BBIAB Be Back In A Bit
BBL Be Back Later
BBS Bulletin Board System
BCNU Be Seeing You
BFHD Big fat hairy deal (a la Garfield the Cat) (very rare)
BNF Backus-Naur-Form
BNF Big Name Fan
BOT Back On Topic
BTHOM Beats the hell outta me!
BTW By The Way
BTWBO Be There With Bells On
CIAO Goodbye (Italian)
CPP C plus plus
CPU Central Processor Unit
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
CU see you
CUL Catch You Later
CUL See You Later
CUL8R See You Later
CWYL Chat With You Later
CYA Cover Your A**
DDD Direct Distance Dial (as in the phone system)
DIIK Damned If I know
DILLIGAD Do I Look Like I Give A Darn?!
DILLIGAF Do I Look Like I Give A [*CENSORED*]!
DNPM Darn Near P***ed Myself
DV DesqView
EBNF extended Backus-Naur-Form
EOD End Of Discussion
EOF End Of File
EOL End Of Lecture
EOT End of Thread
FD Floppy Disk
FD FrontDoor
FDC Floppy Drive Controller
FDD Floppy Disk Drive
FIAWOL Fandom Is A Way Of Life
FIJAGH Fandom Is Just A Goddamn Hobby
FIMD Foot-In-Mouth Disease (open mouth,insert foot,echo
FITB Fill In The Blank
FLAME eine beleidigende Message eines Netzteilnehmers an einen anderen. Zum Glueck oft nicht ganz ernst ge
FTASB Faster Than A Speeding Bullet
FTL Faster Than Light
FUBAR F***ed Up Beyond All Repair
FUBAR Fouled Up Beyond All Repair
FUBB Fouled Up Beyond Belief
FWIW For What It's Worth
FYI For Your Information
GD&R Grinning, Ducking & Running
GIGO Garbage In, Garbage Out
GIWIST Gee, I Wish I'd Said That
GNU gnu not unix
GROK As in
GUI graphical user interface
HAK Hugs And Kisses
HD Hard Disk
HDC Hard Disk Controller
HDD Hard Disk Drive
HHO 1/2 K Ha, Ha, Only Half Kidding
HHOK Ha, Ha, Only Kidding
HHTYAY Happy Holidays to You and Yours
HTH Hope this Helps!
HUA Heads Up, Ace
IAC In Any Case
IANAL I Am Not A Lawyer
IBTD I Beg To Differ
IC I See
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?
IIWM If It Were Me (Mine)
ILSHIBAMF I Laughed So Hard I Broke All My Furniture!
IMCO In My Considered Opinion
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
IMNSHO In My Not So Humble Opinion
IMO In My Opinion
INPO In No Particular Order
IOW In Other Words
ISBAB I Should have Bought A Book
ISR interrupt service routine
ITSFWI If The Shoe Fits, Wear It
JSNM Just Stark Naked Magic
KBD Keyboard
KHYF Know How You Feel
KISS Keep It Simple, Stupid
L8R Later...
LAB&TYD Life's A Bitch & Then You Die.
LAGNAF Let's All Get Naked And [*CENSORED*]
LD Long Distance
lib Library
LLTA Lots and Lots of Thunderous (or Thundering) Applause
LOL Laughing Out Loud
LTIP Laughing Til' I Puke
LTNT Long Time, No Type
MC machine code
MSC Microsoft C
Msg Message
MTBF Mean Time Between Failure
MTFBWY May The Force Be With You
MYOB Mind Your Own Business
n/a not applicable
NBFD No Big F***ing Deal
NFI No Friggin' Idea
NFW No Friggin' Way!!
NIH Not Invented Here (Very common at Microsoft)
NIMBY Not In My Back Yard
NINO No Input, No Output
NTYMI Now that you mention it
OATUS On A Totally Unrelated Subject
OAUS On An Unrelated Subject
OBLI obligatorischer (=verpflichtender) On-Topic Anteil einer Message (sehr verbreitet in der JOKES.GER)
OBTW Oh, By The Way
Ofs Offset
OFTPATHIRIO Oh F*** This Place And The Horse It Rode In On!
OIC Oh! I See
ONNA Oh No, Not Again
ONNTA Oh No, Not This Again
OOTC Obligatory On-Topic Comment
op Operator
OTOH On The Other Hand
OTOOH On The Other Other Hand
OTTOMH Off The Top Of My Head
OWTTE Or Words To That Effect
OZ Australia
P.S. post scriptum
ped xing Fussgaenger kreuzen ( Verkehrszeichen! )
PFM Pure F***ing Magic
PITA Pain In The A
PMIGBOM Put Mind In Gear, Before Opening Mouth
POTS Plain Old Telephone Service
POV Point Of View
PPP Petty Pet Peeve
PPTSPAHS Please Pass The Salt, Pepper And Hot Sauce...used when
Prgm Program
proc Prozedur
PS postscript / post scriptum
Ptr Pointer
QP Quick Pascal
RAEBNC Read And Enjoyed, But No Comment (an APAabbreviation)
ROFL Rolling On Floor Laughing!
ROFLASTC Rolling On Floor Laughing And Scaring The Cat!
ROFLGO Rolling On Floor Laughing Guts Out!
ROFLMAO Rolling On Floor Laughing My A** Off
ROTF Rolling On The Floor
ROTFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLAHMS Rolling On The Floor Laughing And Holding My Sides
ROTFLMAO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off
RSN Real Soon Now
RTFM Read That Fucking Manual
RTFM Read The Flaming Manual!
RTFM Read The Freaking Manual!
RTFM Read The Friendly Manual
RTFM Read The Friggin' Manual!
RTFMA Read The Friggin' Manual, Again
RTL run time library
RTWFQ Read The Whole Friggin' Question (a pers TRIV fave)
RYFM Read Your Friendly Manual
RYFM Read Your Friggin' Manual!
RYFM Read Your Fucking Manual!
RYS Read Your Screen
SAPFU Surpassing All Previous 'Foul' Ups
Seg Segment
SF Science Fiction or Speculative Fantasy
SICS Sitting In Chair Snickering
SNAFU Situation Normal, All Fouled Up
SNAFU Situation Normal, All Fucked Up
SnailMail The U.S. Postal Service
SOGOTP Shit or get off the pot
SOI Stunk On Ice
SOL S*** Out of Luck
SOW Speaking of which
SWAG Super Wild A** Guess
SYSOP System Operator
TANJ There Ain't No Justice (Niven)
TANSTAAFL There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TARFU Things Are _Really_ Fouled Up
TFTHAOT Thanx For The Help Ahead Of Time
TGAL Think Globally, Act Locally
THANX Thanks
THX Thanks
TINWIS That Is Not What I Said
TLA Three Letter Acronym
TNSTAAFL There's No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TNX Thanks
TOBAL There Oughta Be A Law
TOBG This Oughta Be Good
TOT Turbo Object Toolkit, Nachfolger von TTT
TP Turbo-Pascal
TPTB The Powers That Be
TRDMC Tears Running Down My Cheeks
TSR Terminate and Stay Resident
TTBOMK To The Best Of My Knowledge
TTFN Ta Ta For Now
TTT Technojocks Turbo Toolkit
TTUL Talk To You Later
TTYAWFN Talk To You A While From Now
TTYL Talk To You Later
TTYL Talk/Type To You Later
TV Turbo-Vision
TYCLO Turn Your CAPS LOCK Off (Quit Shouting)
UAE unrecoverable application error (windows)
w/o without
WAG Wild A** Guess
WDYMBT What Do (or Did) You Mean By That?
WE Wochenende
WGAS Who Gives A [*CENSORED*]?!
WIBAMU Well, I'll Be A Monkey's Uncle
WMMOWS Wash My Mouth Out With Soap!
WNOHGB Where No One Has Gone Before
WT Without Thinking
WTF What The F***
WTFZDN What The FUCKK Zit Doin' Now?
WTH What the Heck
WTTM Without Thinking Too Much
WYLABOCTGWTR Would You Like A Bowl Of Cream To Go With ThatRemark?
WYLASOMWTC Would You Like A Saucer Of Milk With ThatComment?
WYSBYGI What You See Before You Get It
WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get
YAOTM Yet Another Off-Topic Message
YGLT You're Gonna Love This ...
YKYARW You Know You're A Redneck When==