Chat terms for real-time typed conversation as short-hand form of communication.
!Indicates, " have a comment"
$0.02Throwing in your two cents' worth.
<arching eyebrows>Indicates the speaker arches eyebrows
<chuckle>Indicates the speaker chuckles
<frown>Indicates the speaker is frowning
<g>Grin
<grin>Indicates the speaker is grinning
<smile>Indicates the one writing the message is smiling
<smirk>Indicates the one writing the message is smirking
<wink>Indicates the one writing the message is winking
501An excuse that's full of holes.
Just Kidding
?Indicates, "I have a question"
A-OLsAdministrators On-Line. Administrators who police on-line services.
AAMOFAs A Matter Of Fact
ADNAny Day Now
AFAICAs Far As I'm Concerned.
AFAIKAs Far As I Know
AFAIRAs Far As I Remember
AFJApril Foolís Joke
AFKAway From the Keyboard
AISIAs I See It.
ANFAWFOSAnd Now For A Word From Our Sponsor.
ANFSCDAnd Now For Something Completely Different Ö
ASAnother Subject.
ASAPAs Soon As Possible
ATSLAlong The Same Line.
AWCAfter While, Crocodile
AWGTHTGTATAAre We Going To Have To Go Through All This Again?.
AWGTHTGTWTA?Are We Going To Have To Go Through With This Again?
AYORAt Your Own Risk.
B4NBye For Now
BAKBack At Keyboard
BBFNBye Bye For Now
BBIABBe Back In A Bit.
BBIAFBe Back In A Few (minutes)
BBLBe Back Later
BBRBurnt Beyond Repair.
BCNUBe seeiní you
BEGBig Evil Grin.
BFBoy Friend.
BFNBye For Now.
BIONBelieve it or not.
BOTBack On Topic.
BRBBe Right Back
BRSBig Red Switch.
BTABut Then Again
BTAIMBe That As It May.
BTHOMBeats The Hell Outta Me.
BTOBDBe There Or Be Dead.
BTWBy The Way
BWLBursting With Laughter.
BWQBuzz Word Quotient.
BYE?"Are you ready to say goodbye?" If so, the other person replies "BYE"
BYKTBut You Knew That
BYOBBring Your Own Bottle
BYOMBring Your Own Mac
C&GChuckle and Grin.
CADETCan't Add, Doesn't Even Try.
CIDCrying In Disgrace.
CMIIWCorrect Me If Iím Wrong
CO1. Conference. 2. Company.
CSGChuckle, Snicker, Grin.
CUSee You
CU2See You, Too.
CULSee you later
CUL8RSee You Later
CULASee You Later, Alligator
CWYLChat With You Later.
CYA1. See Ya. 2. Cover Your Ass.
CYAL8RSee You All Later.
DIIKDamned If I Know.
DIKU?Do I Know You?
DIYDo It Yourself .
DKDonít Know
DLTBBBDon't Let The Bed Bugs Bite.
dotgovA government official (from the .gov ending of government domain names).
DTRTDo The Right Thing
DWIMCDo What I Mean, Correctly.
DWIMNWISDo What I Mean, Not What I Say.
ESADEat Sh** And Die
ETLAExtended Three Letter Acronym.
F2FFace To Face
FCFSFirst Come, First Served
FISHFirst In, Still Here.
FITBFill In The Blank
FOADF*** off and die
FOAFFriend Of A Friend
FSFor Sale
FTASBFaster Than A Speeding Bullet.
FTFFace to Face.
FTLFaster Than Light.
FUBARFouled Up Beyond All Repair
FUBBFouled Up Beyond Belief.
FUDFear, Uncertainty and Doubt
FURTBFull Up Ready To Burst - describing hard drive.
FWIWFor What Itís Worth
FYAFor Your Amusement
FYIFor Your Information
GAGo Ahead
GALGet A Life
GD&RGrinning, Ducking and Running
GD&RFGrinning, Ducking, and Running Fast.
GD&WVVFGrinning, Ducking, and Walking Very, Very Fast
GDWGrin, Duck and Weave.
GFGirl Friend.
GFNGone For Now.
GFRGrim File Reaper.
GIWISTGee, I Wish Iíd Said That
GLGHGood Luck and Good Hunting.
GMTAGreat Minds Think Alike
GOWIGet On With It.
GTSYGreat To See You.
H&KHugs and Kisses.
HAKHugs And Kisses.
HHISHanging Head In Shame.
HHO 1/2 KHa, Ha, Only Half Kidding.
HHOJHa Ha Only Joking
HHOKHa Ha Only Kidding
HHOSHa Ha Only Serious
HHTYAYHappy Holidays to You and Yours.
HOYEWHanging On Your Every Word
HSIKHow Should I Know.
HTHHope That Helps!
IAAAI Am An Accountant.
IAALI Am A Lawyer.
IAEIn Any Event.
IANAAI Am Not An Accountant.
IANALI Am Not A Lawyer (but ) A disclaimer which is usually followed by a legal opinion
IAWIn Accordance With
IBTDI Beg To Differ.
ICI See
IIABDFIIf It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It.
IIRCIf I Remember Correctly
IIWMIf It Were Me . . . (or) If It Were Mine . . . .
IJWTKI Just Want To Know
IJWTSI Just Want To Say
IKWUMI Know What You Mean
IMAI Might Add
IMAOIn My Arrogant Opinion
IMCOIn My Considered Opinion
IMEIn My Experience
IMHOIn My Humble Opinion
IMNSHOIn My Not So Humble Opinion
IMOIn My Opinion
IMPOVIn My Point Of View.
INPOIn No Particular Order
IOWIn Other Words
IRL1. In Real Life (chat). 2. Industrial Robot Language. A high-level language used for the programming of industrial robots.
ISSIím So Sure
ISSYGTIIím So Sure You Get The Idea!
ISWIMIf (you) See What I Mean
ITFAIn The Final Analysis.
ITSFWIIf The Shoe Fits, Wear It.
IWALUI Will Always Love You.
IWBNIIt Would Be Nice If
IYFEGInsert Your Favorite Ethnic Group (for ethnic jokes)
IYSWIMIf You See What I Mean
JAMJust A Minute
JASJust A Second.
JICJust In Case
JMOJust My Opinion.
JSNMJust Stark Naked Magic.
JTLYKJust To Let You Know .
kOkay
KHYFKnow How You Feel.
KIBOKnowledge In, Bullshit Out
KISSKeep It Simple, Stupid.
KITKeep In Touch.
KMAKiss My Ass.
KWIMKnow What I Mean?
KYFCKeep Your Fingers Crossed
LLaugh
L8RLater
LABATYD or LAB&TYDLife's A Bitch And Then You Die.
LJBFLetís Just Be Friends
LLTALots and Lots of Thunderous (or Thundering) Applause.
LMAOLaughing My Ass Off.
LMHOLaughing My Head Off .
LOLLaughing Out Loud
LSHMBALaughing So Hard My Belly Aches
LSHMBHLaughing So Hard My Belly Hurts.
LTHTTLaughing Too Hard To Type
LTNSLong Time No See
LTNTLong Time, No Type.
LTSLaughing to Self.
LUWAMHLove You With All My Heart.
LYLove You.
MLAMultiple Letter Acronym.
MOFMatter Of Fact.
MOTASMember Of The Appropriate Sex
MOTDMessage of the day
MOTOSMember Of The Opposite Sex
MOTSSMember Of The Same Sex
MTFmore to follow
MTFBWYMay The Force Be With You.
MYOB1. Mind Your Own Business (chat). 2. A small business accounting package from Best!Ware.
NAVYNever Again Volunteer Yourself.
NBDNo Big Deal.
NFWNo Friggin' Way!.
NHOHNever Heard Of Him/Her
NIHNot Invented Here.
NIMBYNot In My Back Yard.
NINO1. Nothing In, Nothing Out. 2. No Input, No Output.
NOYBNone Of Your Business.
NPNo Problem.
NQANo Questions Asked.
NTIMNot That It Matters.
NTIMMNot That It Matters Much.
NTWNot To Worry.
NTYMINow That You Mention It.
OOver (completion of communication)
OATUSOn A Totally Unrelated Subject.
OAUSOn An Unrelated Subject.
OBOOr Best Offer
OBTWOh, By The Way
OICOh, I See
ONNAOh No, Not Again.
ONNTAOh No, Not This Again.
OOOver and Out (end of communication)
OOTCObligatory On-Topic Comment.
OTFOn the Floor (laughing)
OTFLOn the Floor Laughing
OTLOut To Lunch.
OTOHOn The Other Hand
OTOOHOn The Other Other Hand.
OTTOver The Top; too much
OTTHOn The Third Hand.
OTTOMHOff The Top Of My Head.
OWTTEOr Words To That Effect.
PABGPacking a Big Gun.
PDSPlease Don't Shout. (Shouting in chat mode is typing all in capital letters, which is considered rude.) Example: PLEASE DON'T SHOUT.
PLOKTAPress Lots Of Keys To Abort.
PMBIPardon My Butting In.
PMF1. Pardon My French. 2. Pure Freaking Magic.
PMFBIPardon Me For Butting In
PMFJIPardon Me For Jumping In
PMIGBOMPut Mind In Gear, Before Opening Mouth.
PMJIPardon My Jumping In
PNCAHPlease, No Cursing Allowed Here
POSSLQPerson Of Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters.
pplPeople
PTMMPlease Tell Me More
R U THERE?Are you there?
RAEBNCRead And Enjoyed, But No Comment.
re1 Hello again; regreet 2 In regard to
rehiHi again
RHIPRank Has Its Privileges.
RLReal Life (an abbreviation used in MUDs and chat)
RLCOReal Life Conference.
ROFLRolling On Floor Laughing.
ROFLASTCRolling On Floor Laughing And Scaring The Cat.
ROFLGORolling On Floor Laughing Guts Out.
ROFLMAORoll On Floor Laughing My Arse Off.
ROTFRolling On The Floor
ROTFLRolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLAHMSRolling On The Floor Laughing And Holding My Sides.
ROTFLOLRolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud
RRQReturn Receipt Request.
RSNReal Soon Now
RSVPRespondez S'il Vous Plait French for "please reply"; a notation often found on invitations
RTBMRead The Bloody Manual
RTFAQRead The Frequently Asked Questions
RTFFRead The Freaking FAQ.
RTFMRead The F------ Manual A gentle suggestion to users who ask questions they could have answered themselves with a little research
RTMRead The Manual
RTSMRead The Silly Manual.
RTWFQRead The Whole Friggin' Question.
RYFMRead Your Friendly Manual
RYSRead Your Screen.
SSmile
SAPFUSurpassing All Previous Foul Ups.
SCNRSorry, Could Not Resist.
SECWait a second
SETESmiling Ear To Ear.
SFLAStupid Four Letter Acronym.
SICSSitting In Chair Snickering.
SLMSee Last Mail.
SMOPSmall Matter of Programming.
SNAFUSituation Normal: All Fouled Up
SOSignificant Other
SOLSH** Out Of Luck
SOS1. Same Old Stuff. 2. Help!.
SOWSpeaking Of Which.
SUFIDScrewing Up Face In Disgust.
SWIMSee What I Mean?
SWLScreaming With Laughter.
SYSSee You Soon.
TAFThat's All, Folks!.
TAFNThatís All For Now
TANJThere Ainít No Justice
TANSTAAFLThere Ainít No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TARFUThings Are Really Fouled Up.
TBYBTry Before You Buy.
TDMToo Darn Many.
TFSThree Finger Salute (Ctl-Alt-Del).
TFTHAOTThanx For The Help Ahead Of Time.
TFTTThanks For The Thought.
TGALThink Globally, Act Locally.
THXThanks
TIAThanks In Advance
TICTongue In Cheek
TINWISThat Is Not What I Said.
TNSTAAFLThere's No Such Thing As A Free Lunch.
TNTLTrying Not To Laugh
TNXThanks
TNXE6Thanks A Million ("E6" means 10 to the 6th power = a million)
TOBALThere Oughta Be A Law.
TOBGThis Oughta Be Good.
TOYThinking Of You.
TPTBThe Powers That Be
TRDMCTears Running Down My Cheeks.
TSRTotally Stupid Rules.
TTBOMKTo The Best Of My Knowledge
TTFNTa Ta For Now
TTKSFTrying To Keep a Straight Face
TTULTalk To You Later.
TTYAWFNTalk To You A While From Now.
TTYLTalk To You Later
TTYTTalk To You Tomorrow.
TYCLOTurn Your CAPS LOCK Off (Quit Shouting).
TYVMThank You Very Much
UOKAre You OK?
WAEFWhen All Else Fails.
WBWelcome Back
WDYMBTWhat Do You Mean By That?.
WDYTWhat Do You Think?
WIBAMUWell, I'll Be A Monkey's Uncle.
WIBNIWouldnít It Be Nice If
WMMOWSWash My Mouth Out With Soap.
WNOHGBWhere No One Has Gone Before.
WOAWork Of Art.
WOTAMWaste Of Time And Money.
WRTWith Regard To, or With Respect To
WTWithout Thinking.
WTBWant To Buy
WTFWhat The F***?
WTGWay To Go!
WTGPWant To Go Private?
WTHWhat the hell?
WTTMWithout Thinking Too Much.
WYGISWYPFWhat You Get Is What You Pay For
XOXOXOKisses and hugs
YABAYet Another Bloody Acronym
YAOTMYet Another Off-Topic Message.
YAUNYet Another Unix Nerd
YGLTYou're Gonna Love This ....
YGTIYou Get The Idea?
YGWYPFYou Get What You Pay For
YIUYes, I Understand
YIWGPYes, I Will Go Private
YKYARWYou Know You're A Redneck When . . ..
YMMVYour Mileage May Vary (or your experience could be different)
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