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<G>       Grin, Grinning
<GD&R>    Grinning, Ducking & Running
10Q       Thank You
AAMOF     As a matter of fact (very rare)
ADN       Any Day Now
AFAIK     As far as I know (rare)
AISI      As I See It
ASAP      As Soon As Possible
ATSL      Along The Same Line
BAC       By Any Chance
BAG       Busting A Gut (Laughing)
BBFN      Bye Bye For Now
BCNU      Be Seeing You
BFGWST    Big Fat Grin With Sharp Teeth
BFHD      Big fat hairy deal (a la Garfield the Cat) (very rare)
BIOYIOP   Blow It Out Your Input Output Port
BNF       Big Name Fan
BOT       Back On Topic
BRB       Be Right Back (generally used on chat systems)
BTA       But Then Again
BTASE     But That's Another Story Entirely
BTHOM     Beats the hell outta me!
BTSOOM    Beats the [stuffing] out of me
BTW       By The Way (very common)
BWG       Big Wide Grin
BYKT      But You Knew That
BYKTA     But You Knew That Already
CMIIW     Correct Me If I'm Wrong
CUL       See You Later / Catch you later (common)
CUL8R     See You Later
CWYL      Chat With You Later
CYA       Cover Your A** (Ascii ?)
CYL       See You Later
DIIK      Darned If I Know
DLG       Devilish Little Grin
DNFTEC    Do Not Feed The Energy Creature
DNFTFT    Do Not Feed The F****** Trolls
DNPM      Darn Near P'ed Myself
DOM       Dirty Old Man
DTRT      Do The Right Thing  
EMFBI     Excuse Me For Butting In
EOD       End Of Discussion
EOL       End Of Lecture
EOT       End of Thread
ESOSL     Endless Snorts of Stupid Laughter
FAQ       Frequently Asked Question(S)
FDROTFL   Falling Down Rolling On The Floor Laughing
FIMD      Foot-in-mouth disease  (Open mouth, insert foot, echo   
          internationally)
FISH      First In, Still Here
FITB      Fill In The Blank
FOAD      Fall Over and Die     
FOAF      Friend of A Friend
FOTCL     Falling Off The Chair Laughing
FTASB     Faster Than A Speeding Bullet
FTL(T)    Faster Than Light (Travel)
FWIW      For What It's Worth  (uncommon)
FYEO      For Your Eyes Only
FYI       For Your Information (common)
G2G       Good to Go
GIGO      Garbage In, Garbage Out
GIWIST    Gee I Wish I'd Said That
GLG       Goofy Little Grin
GLAGH     Good Luck and Good Hunting
GOTFIA    Groaning On The Floor In Agony
GR8       Great
GROAN     Reaction to bad puns (common in comedy areas)
HHJK      Ha HA Just Kidding
HHOK      Ha Ha Only Kidding
HHO 1/2 K Ha Ha Only Half Kidding
HTH       Hope this Helps!
HHTYAY    Happy Holidays to You and Yours
IAC       In Any Case          (uncommon)
IAE       In Any Event
IANFL     I Ain't No Fine Lawyer
ICOCBW    I Could, Of Course, Be Wrong
IIRC      If I Remember Correctly
IIRR      If I Remember Right
IMNSHO    In my not so humble opinion (rare)
IMHO      In My Humble Opinion (very common)
IMO       In My Opinion        (common)
IMV       In My View
INPO      In No Particular Order
IOW       In Other Words       (uncommon)
ISBAB     I Should Have Bought a Book
ITSFWI    If The Shoe Fits, Wear It
ITYM      I Think You Mean
IWBNI     If would Be Nice If
JMTC      Just My Two Cents
JOOC      Just out of Curiosity
KHYF      Know How You Feel
KISS      Keep It Simple, Stupid (uncommon)
KISS      Keep It Short & Simple (polite var.)
L8R       Later                  (common)
LLAP      Long Live and Prosper
LLTA      Lots and Lots of Thunderous (or Thundering)Applause
LMAO      Laughing My A** [arm?] Off
LOL       Laughing Out Loud
LTMSH     Laughing 'Til My sides Hurt
LTNT      Long Time, No Type
LTIP      Laughing Til I Puke
MLA       Multiple Letter Acronym
MORF      Male Or Female
MOTAS     Member of the Appropriate Sex
MOTOS     Member of the Opposite Sex
MOTSS     Member of the Same Sex
MUNG      Mash Until No Good
MYOB      Mind Your Own Business (common)
NBL       Not Bloody Likely
NICBDAT   Nothing Is Certain But Death And Taxes
NIMBY     Not In My Backyard
NIMTO     Not In My Term of Office
NFW       No [*CENSORED*] Way!!
NIMBY     Not In My Back Yard  (very rare)
NIH       Not Invented Here     (Very common at Microsoft)
NMI       No Message Inside (found on web bulletin boards)
NOMW      Not on my Watch
NPLU      Not People Like Us
NP        No Problem
NQOS      Not Quite Our Sort
NRN       No Reply Necessary
NSS       No S*** Sherlock
NTYMI     Now That You Mention It
OAS       On Another Subject
OAUS      On An Unrelated Subject
OATUS     On A Totally Unrelated Subject
OIC       Oh!  I See           (rare)
OJ        Obligatory Joke (common in comedy areas)
OOTC      Obligatory On Topic Comment
OOTD      One Of These/ Those Days
OT1H      On The One Hand
OTOH      On The Other Hand    (common)
OTOOH     On The Other Other Hand (rare)
ONNA      Oh No, Not Again (uncommon)
ONNTA     Oh No, Not This Again 
OWTTE     Or Words To That Effect (uncommon)
PF&HOMW   Printed, Framed & Hanging On My Wall
PITA      Pain In The A** (Arm?)
PMFBI     Pardon Me For Butting In
PMJI      Pardon My Jumping In
PPP       Petty Pet Peeve
POSSLQ    Person of Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters
POV       Point Of View
PTB       Powers That Be
ROFLAHMSL Rolling On Floor Laughing And Holding My Sides Laughing
ROFLASTC  Rolling On The Floor Laughing And Scaring The Cat.
ROTBA     Reality On The Blink Again
ROTFL     Rolling On The Floor Laughing (common in comedy areas)
ROTFLAHMS Rolling On The Floor Laughing And Holding My Sides (ditto)
ROTFLMAO  Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A** Off (ditto)
ROTM      Right On The Money
RSN       Real Soon Now
RTFM      Read the *fine* Manual (common)
RYFM      Read your  manual (common)
SFLA      Stupid Four Letter Acronym
SICS      Sitting In Chair Snickering
SITD      Still in the dark
SOI       Stunk On Ice
TAFN      That's All For Now
TANJ      There Ain't No Justice   (Niven)
TANSTAAFL There ain't no such thing as a free lunch (uncommon)
TDM       Too Damn Many
TGAL      Think Globally, Act Locally
TIA       Thanks In Advance
TIC       Tongue In Cheek
TINALO    This Is Not A Legal Opinion
TINAR     This Is Not A Recommendation
TINWIS    That Is Not What I Said
TIWTGLGG  This Is Where The Goofy Little Grin Goes
TJATAW    Truth, Justice, And The American Way
TNSTAAFL  There's No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TOBAL     There Oughta Be A Law
TOBG      This Oughta Be Good
TPTB      The Powers That Be
TRDMC     Tears Running Down My Cheeks
TTBOMK    To The Best Of My Knowledge
TTFN      Ta-Ta For Now (very common)
TTYL      Talk/Type To You Later (very common)
TY        Thank You
TYVM      Thank You Very Much
WAMKSAM   Why Are My Kids (or Kitties) Staring At Me?
WAW       Why Ask Why?
WDYMBT    What Do (or Did) You Mean By That?
WGAS      Who Gives A S***?!
WIBAMU    Well I'll be a Monkey's Uncle
WIMP      Windows, Icons, Mouse, Pointing (to describe Windows & other
          similar interfaces)
WMMOWS    Wash My Mouth Out With Soap!
WRT       With Respect To
WTH       What the Heck
WYGIWYPF  What you get is what you pay for
WYSIWYG   What You See Is What You Get
WYTYSYDG  What You Thought You Saw, You Didn't Get
WYSBYGI   What You See Before You Get It
YABA      Yet Another Bloody Acronym
YAFA      Yet Another "Fine" Abbreviation
YAOTM     Yet Another Off-Topic Message
YMBK(J)   You Must Be Kidding (Joking)
YGLT      You're Gonna Love This
YGMBTS    You Got Me By The Shorthairs
YMMV      Your Mileage May Vary

************** Advanced Abbreviations ********************
  ANFAWFOS     - And Now For A Word From Our Sponsor
  ASAFP        - As Soon As [*CENSORED*] Possible
  AWGTHTGTTA   - Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Again?
  AWGTHTGTATA  - Are We Going To Have To Go Through ALL This Again?
  DILLIGAF     - Do I Look Like I Give A [*CENSORED*]!
  HUA          - Heads Up A******
  IANAL        - I Am Not A Lawyer
  IITYWYBMAB   - If I Tell You, Will You Buy Me A Beer
  IITYWYBAD    - If I Tell You, Will You Buy Another Drink
  IITYWTMWYKM  - If I Tell You What This Means Will You Kiss Me?
  IITYWIMWYBMAD- If I Tell You What It Means Will You Buy Me A    
                 Drink?
  ILSHIBAMF    - I Laughed So Hard I Broke All My Furniture!
  KCBIWIYWI    - Keep Coming Back, It Works If You Work It
  LAGNAF       - Let's All Get Naked And [*CENSORED*]
  PMYMHMMFSWGAD- Pardon Me, You Must Have Mistaken Me For Someone Who Gives
                 A Damn.
  ROTFLMAAOBPO - Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ascii And Other Body
                 Parts Off
  WYLABOCTGWTR - Would You Like A Bowl Of Cream To Go With That   
                 Remark?
  WYLASOMWTC   - Would You Like A Saucer Of Milk With That Comment?
  APA          - Amateur  Press  Association
  FIAWOL       - Fandom Is A Way Of Life
  FIJAGH       - Fandom Is Just A God**** Hobby
  LASFS        - The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society
  RAEBNC       - Read And Enjoyed, But No Comment  (an APA        
                 abbreviation)
  SF           - Science Fiction or Speculative Fantasy
  DDD          - Direct Distance Dial (i.e. the phone system)
  DTMF         - Dialing Tones, Multi Frequency (i.e. TouchTone(c))
  POTS         - Plain Old Telephone Service

                   
Smiles List
:D     Big Smile, Laughing               :*     Kiss
[], {} Hug                               ;)     Wink
:)     Normal Smile                      :(     Frown
:O     I'm Amazed                        :P     Pffff!,  Sticking out toungue
:I     I'm Bored                         :>     Devilish Grin
B)     I'm Wearing My Shades             :X     My Lips Are Sealed
:'(    I'm Crying                        O:)    Angel, Innocent
]:>, }:>    Devil                        :-)    Humorous, Joking
:-(    Sad, Long Face                    :')    Toungue In Cheek
:-()   Shouting                          :-$    Money Where Your Mouth Is
;-)    Say No More, Nudge, Nudge         =:-()  Scares Me Too
:-!    Foot in mouth                     O:-)   Don't Blame Me, I'm innocent
%-/    Don't Blame Me I'm Hungover       <:-)   Don't Blame me, I'm a Dunce
C:-)   Blame Me, I'm An Egghead          [:-|]  Sent By A Robot
:-)8   Sent By A Gentleman               8:-)   Sent By a Little Girl
(8-)   Sent By An Owl                    (;\/   Sent By A Duck
:-)=== Sent By A Giraffe                 (-:|:-)  Sent By Siamese Twins
d:-)   I Like To Play Baseball           9:-)   I Am A Baseball Catcher
:-|    I Can Play The Harmonica          :-8    I Just Ate A Pickle
%-|    Been Working All Night            :-{)   I Have A Moustache
:-[    Vampire                           :-&    Toungue Tied
C|:-=  Charlie Chaplin                   >;-)   Vulcan
::-)   Wears Glasses                     }:-<   Bull Headed
:-#    Has Braces                        :-D    Big Smile, Laugh
=|:-)= Abe Lincoln                       :-W    Speak With Forked Tongue
:-     "I Swear"                         :-C    Really Bummed Out
C=:-)  Chef                              *<:-)  Santa Claus
:-O    Mr Bill                           *:o)   Bozo
:*)    Ed McMahon                        o-)    Cyclops
[:-)   Wearing a Walkman                 :-))   Double Chin
:-!    Bronx Cheer                       :-7    Smokes a Pipe
C:#    Football Player                   :-)=---Man with Tie
:-)8   Man With Bow Tie                  :_(    Vincent Van Gogh
:-()   I Stubbed My Toe                  $-)    Lotto Fever
:-( )  You Stepped On My Toe             :-     Male
:-(  ) You Backed Your Car Over My Toe   >-     Female
| :-)  Highbrow                          :c)    Pig Headed
:-%-:  French Kiss                       :-oo-: Lover's Kiss
8-)    Person Wearing Glasses            :?)    Big Nose
<:-|   Wearing My Chineese Hat           :-$    Million Dollar Smile
    Too Much To Drink Last Night      <*.*>  Alien Eyes
  ^                                      {:-)   Bad Toupe
8O    Bart Simpson                      8-0 or 8^0 Surprise



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