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Usual Abbreviations

 Here you can read about the abbreviations that are used often in the net (usenet, irc, muds or usual computer jargon) - and what they stand for, of cause ;):

ACK = acknowledge
AFAICS = as far as I can see
AFAIK = as far as I know
alfie from austria is kewl (by Rainer König)
ASAP = as soon as possible
BOFH = bastard operator from hell
BTDT = been there, done that
BTW = by the way
CfV = call for vote
DAU = dumbest assumable user
IANAL = I am not a lawyer
IIRC = if I remember correctly
IOW = in other words
IRL = in real life
FAQ = frequently asked questions
FWIW = for what it's worth
FYI = for your information
GMTA = great minds think alike
HAND = have a nice day
HTH = hope that helps
IMHO = in my humble opinion
KISS = keep it small and simple
LART = luser attitude readjustment tool
LOL = laughing out loud
MUA = mailing user agent
MCSE = minesweeper consultant and solitair expert
NAK = not acknowledged
OTOH = on the other hand
PEBKAC = problem exist between keyboard and chair
RfD = request for discussion
ROTFLMAOBTC = rolling on the floor laughing my ass off & biting the carpet
RSN = really soon now
RTFM = read the friendly manual
SCNR = sorry, could not resist
SEP = someone else's problem
TIA = thanks in advance
UTSL = Use the source, Luke!
WYSIWYG = what you see is what you get
YBMBM = your brain might be missing
YMMV = your mileage may vary

 I know that this list isn't complete - it can't really be. If you know some abbreviations that you think should be in this list, please let me know!


 There are also some german-language abbreviations that I want to put up here. I don't want them to mix with the english-language abb's so I put them down here:

DAU = Dümmster anzunehmender User
TOFU = Text oben, Fullquote unten
IRL = im richtigen Leben
OHAP = oft host a Pech
 
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