A Conversation for Internet Acronyms, Smileys and Emoticons

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Post 21

Hexar

Well, as long as we're going there; there's always FUBAR, Fouled (or [email protected]#%ed) Up Beyond All Recognition, and SNAFU, Situation Normal; All Fouled Up.


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Post 22

26199

*shrug*

I've always just used *twiddles thumbs*.

And if you ever chat to me (prob'ly via ICQ), you'll realise that I virtually twiddle my thumbs quite a lot...

Incidentally, you can find a mention of TWAIN in h2g2's official entry on Jargon.

(Is it not written, thou shalt mention thine own Guide Entries at every possible opportunity? *smirk*)

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Post 23

mundeee

this here is used by me as mandevil(has to do something with my name)
};-]
it means something like "thinking very dirty thoughts and has of course to do with sex!"


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Post 24

Clelba

Whoever did that silly little excuse for a cat is very silly indeed. It should be
^. .^
= ' =

Which, BTW, you can put on your personal space, and give a name. I would like it if you put a link to my place and say I gave it to you. They don't need feeding, just love and care, and sometimes a smiley - fish to play with
^. .^
= ' =


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Post 25

Athon Solo

P-) Pirate (I used to go by that name when I was just a newbie!)

PCMCIA - People Can't Memorise Computer Industry Accronyms

I have many more on my old website at www.pir8.fsnet.co.uk

Athon Solo


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Post 26

Andrea

How about -

g8 = great


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Post 27

manolan


Or, indeed, gr8 (!)


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Post 28

Yvonne

The IT industry is full of TLA, everything has it's special terminology. There's even a programming language Perl, from Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister, this language does exactly what it says on the tin.

Variant on one earlier
ROTFLMAO = Roll on the floor laughing my arse off
Sometimes closely followed by an emoticon (_o_) for an arse.


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