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Anxiety.
February 7th, 2008, 11:45 AM
Hey, I thought I should put up a interenet slang dictionary, for the people who don't understand it :) To be nice and all.
I didn't understand it about a year ago, but I know what MOST of the internet slang is :)
Anyhow, here it is, tell me is there is something that isn't on the list!!

General slang
Lol - Laughing Out Loud
OMG - Oh my God
IRC - Internet Relay Chat
IMO - In my opinion
BTW - By the way
FTW - For the win
ZOMG = Like OMG, but more emphasis.
BBQ = Be Back Quick
<3 = Love
<333 = Love lots
Brb - Be right back
LULZ - LULZ is a corruption of LOL
Bk - Back
Wuu2? - What you up to?
Idk - I don't know
Idc - I don't care
Ty - Thankyou
Rotfl - Rolling on the floor
WTH - What the heck?
G2G - Got to go
Ttyl - Talk to you later
Bbl - Be back later
Cuz - Because
Gl - Good luck
Bff - Best friends forever
bf - Boyfriend/best friend
gf - Girlfriend
gd - Good
kwl - Cool


Gaming Slang
GG - good game
N00b - (More than one meaning)
1. Apparently derived from "newbie", and synonymous with that word.
2. An arrogant and/or insulting player [of a video game].
3. A player [of a video game] who uses weapons that cause a lot of damage while requiring little skill.
4. To mess about/play around; to be silly/not take seriously; to wander around aimlessly in the manner of a newbie


Pokemon Related slang
PC - Pokemon Community


P.S sorry for the censor bypassing, didn't know!! Really Really sorry 'bout that *Sweat drop*

Twinx
February 7th, 2008, 11:52 AM
10x that's useful.
Something I'm not sure of.. what does "FTW" mean?

Olz.
February 7th, 2008, 11:54 AM
FTW = For the win.

-Checks memory-

Brb = Be right back

Bk = Back

Wuu2? = What you up to?

Idk = I don't know

Idc = I don't care

Razer302
February 7th, 2008, 01:28 PM
Ty = Thank you.

Gaming terms

GG = good game

General Slang.

ROFL = rolling on the floor laughing.

May think of more

Cassino
February 7th, 2008, 02:18 PM
10x that's useful.
Something I'm not sure of.. what does "FTW" mean?
Its most common usage is, like Mismaguis said, "for the win", but it can also mean "**** the world".


A'ight, my contribution, this is how I know the word "noob", or "n00b" if you like.
To put it into a category, "noob" falls under gaming.

Noob
n
1. Apparently derived from "newbie", and synonymous with that word.
2. An arrogant and/or insulting player [of a video game].
3. A player [of a video game] who uses weapons that cause a lot of damage while requiring little skill.

Noob
v
(video gaming) To mess about/play around; to be silly/not take seriously; to wander around aimlessly in the manner of a newbie.
-"Quit noobing about and play properly."

BeachBoy
February 7th, 2008, 02:37 PM
Its most common usage is, like Mismaguis said, "for the win", but it can also mean "**** the world".


A'ight, my contribution, this is how I know the word "noob", or "n00b" if you like.
To put it into a category, "noob" falls under gaming.

Noob
n
1. Apparently derived from "newbie", and synonymous with that word.
2. An arrogant and/or insulting player [of a video game].
3. A player [of a video game] who uses weapons that cause a lot of damage while requiring little skill.

Noob
v
(video gaming) To mess about/play around; to be silly/not take seriously; to wander around aimlessly in the manner of a newbie.
-"Quit noobing about and play properly."

Wow, I never knew there was a difference, is there a difference in woot, w00t too?

Others I can add are ...

WTH (What the Heck)

Saryka
February 7th, 2008, 03:11 PM
POS - parent over shoulder
AFK - away from keyboard
IDR - I don't remember
WB - Welcome back (usually used after someone returns after they've said "brb")

Wish
February 7th, 2008, 03:26 PM
Just for everyone's knowledge:

brb (Be right back)
g2g (Got to Go)

Amachi
February 7th, 2008, 03:49 PM
This isn't slang, not one bit. These are all acronyms (save for the terms n00b and noob, but those have become a lot more common place nowadays).

Anyway, there is no need to display offensive acronyms as examples in this thread, since ... well, it's offensive, and it encourages members to bypass the forum censors. So no more of it.

Cassino
February 8th, 2008, 07:30 AM
Wow, I never knew there was a difference, is there a difference in woot, w00t too?)
Urm, no, there isn't a difference between noob and n00b, noobcake, nooblet, nub, etc.
So no, there isn't one between woot and w00t either.

Anyway, there is no need to display offensive acronyms as examples in this thread, since ... well, it's offensive, and it encourages members to bypass the forum censors. So no more of it.
What is "bypassing the censors" anyway?

mystletainn
February 8th, 2008, 07:48 AM
When these pop up: **** That's against the rules. So I'd avoid doing that.

score_under
February 9th, 2008, 04:37 AM
ZOMG = Like OMG, but more emphasis.
BBQ = Be Back Quick
and this isn't an acronym, but it is only used on internet:
<3 = Love (looks like a heart on its side)
<333 = Love lots (looks like 3 hearts stacked on top of each other)

Merzbau
February 9th, 2008, 05:26 AM
Well, I guess I have one to add.

LULZ is a corruption of LOL, which stands for laugh out loud. (source: Faux News)

Amachi
February 9th, 2008, 06:09 AM
When these pop up: **** That's against the rules. So I'd avoid doing that.
uh, I used to think it was that too, but after receiving some clarification on the matter, the forum censors actually place those stars there in the case of swearing. In the cases here, the censor bypassing involved something like Q***** (I've edited them all out though). Basically it's anything that gives hints to the actual word being concealed or allows the ~forbidden~ word to be revealed by tricking the censors somehow.

Though one can always establish it by the context and it's location in the sentence o.o

I hope that made sense, I kinda explained it in a roundabout way. Anyway, any further discussion or questions on the matter can be directed to the staff via PM or in CQ&F.
;3317461']Well, I guess I have one to add.

LULZ is a corruption of LOL, which stands for laugh out loud. (source: Faux News)
haha, I just saw that other one the other day, good one XD

Olz.
February 9th, 2008, 06:16 AM
Hehe i got a good one:

Meh - Has no meaning. Just a random word :D

Y - Why

Gdgd - Good/good good

1337 - Elite? Im not that sure on that one.

Gummy
February 10th, 2008, 11:42 AM
1337 - Elite? Im not that sure on that one.

Yes, that is correct, although I don't get why people just dont type leet or elite. Here are a few of mine:

Ttyl - Talk to you later
Bbl - Be back later (when a Brb isn't enough to describe how long you'll be out)
Cuz - Because
Gl - Good luck
Bff - Best friends forever

Ullion
February 12th, 2008, 01:34 PM
Some simple FPS gaming lingo for y'all:
gg = good game
ns = Nice shot
gj = good job
nn = nice nade

Probably more, but can't think of anything else.

Fangking Omega
February 12th, 2008, 04:47 PM
OMG BRB IDK WEN UR MY BFF LYL CU L8R ...

I feel stupid :(

But ironically they're probably the smart ones because they can say a lot more in a shorter space of time.

Tr@ce
February 12th, 2008, 05:31 PM
LMAO =
Laughing My Ass Off

ROTFLMAO=

Rolling on the floor laughing my ass off

kohei
February 13th, 2008, 01:01 AM
I guess some increasingly popular Japanese net slang/AA's apply here too.

OTL / orz = Man falling down on his knees in defeat.

∑(°д°) = Unexpected surprise.

(´・ω・`) = Sad face. Usually accompanied with 「ショボーン」 (shobo-n), which indicated even more sadness and disappointment.

(`・ω・´) = Face full of energy. Usually accompanied with 「シャキーン」 (shaki-n), which indicates happiness and will.

(・∀・) = Multi-purpose AA. Can be used to promote happiness in threads, while it can also be used with 「ニヤニヤ」 (niya niya;snickering laughter) to make fun of people who just said something dumb in their posts.

(・∀‘(@ニニ(Д゜#) = stfu

There's more, but common ones are here.
Also, illustrated guide to 2ch ascii art. (http://riceballman.fc2web.com/AA-Illust/frame.html) In case you are interested.

Cassino
February 13th, 2008, 07:06 AM
Meh - Has no meaning. Just a random word :D
"Meh" is used to express indifference or apathy towards a given subject or object.

It also appears to be one of these internet slang words as I've seen "meh" used as alternative to "me" online.

Lady Nicole
February 13th, 2008, 11:01 AM
orly? - oh really?
yarly - yeah really
atm - at the moment
d/c - disconnect
FYI - for your information
w/o - without
wth? - what the hell? (there's a similar one which I won't post)
jk - just kidding
nvm - never mind
bf - boyfriend
gf - girlfriend

SD - swords dance
EQ - earthquake
CM - calm mind
WoW - will-o-wisp
ST - seismic toss
DD - dragon dance
HP - hidden power
T-bolt - thunderbolt
T-wave - thunderwave
TCG - trading card game
CB - choice band
Lefties - leftovers
STAB - same type attack bonus
OHKO - one hit knockout
Forry - Forretress
Agiligross - Metagross with Agility
TTar - Tyranitar

And there are loads more which I can't be bothered to post -_-

BakingBluePotatoe
February 19th, 2008, 12:11 AM
I've been wondering:

what is "STFU"?

Ayano Katagiri
February 19th, 2008, 12:34 AM
I've been wondering:

what is "STFU"?

Not all that a particularly nice one.
"Shut the *insert word here* up" is what it stand for.

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A new one that I encountered the other day on MSN:
ily = I love you.

^ Apparently that's what it meant... O_o

And one I can think of not on the list already is...
POV = Point of View

Andelc
February 20th, 2008, 01:12 PM
WoW thankz everybody ^_^now I can start talkin all tight and be
hip hop happening home G

txteclipse
February 20th, 2008, 09:55 PM
WoW thankz everybody ^_^now I can start talkin all tight and be
hip hop happening home G

Never again. ;)

Anyways:
iirc= if I recall correctly.
bfg= big freaking gun.