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Posted: 8/3/2003 10:20:20 PM EDT
Can someone please enlighten me on the different acronyms used frequently on this board? The only one i know is SHTF - hehehe...
Thanks in advance!

AR-15 Staff: Perhaps we should have a permanent post with the AR15 Lingo for all noobs...just an idea.
Link Posted: 8/3/2003 10:31:44 PM EDT
TEOTWAWKI - The end of the world as we know it BTT - Back to the top BOTD - Babe of the day IMHO - In my humble opinion IIRC - If I recall correctly REMF - Rear end mother f****** LMAO,LMFAO, ROFL - All used to express humour SEC - Seeing eye cat There are many more but this is a healthy start I'm sure someone will come along and outdo my list [:)]
Link Posted: 8/3/2003 11:21:23 PM EDT
Originally Posted By EladEflow: REMF - Rear end mother f******
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Rear Echelon, originally. The new meaning sorta has a San Francisco-ish scariness to it.
Link Posted: 8/3/2003 11:54:06 PM EDT
LMAO - laughing my ass off LMFAO - laughing my f***ing ass off ROTF - rolling on the floor and the ultimate ROTFLMAO - rolling on the floor laughing my ass off others IBTL - in before the lock BTW - by the way
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 3:13:21 AM EDT
PRK: People's Republik of Kalifornia BTT: Bump The Thread F-YOU: New Yorkan for "Have a nice day" Feinstein: Kommie HCI: Handgun Controlling Idiots I'll add more when I find/think of them. Enjoy.
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 5:15:54 AM EDT
JBT: Jack Booted Thugs.
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 5:45:12 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/4/2003 5:45:32 AM EDT by bvmjethead]
YMMV-your mileage may vary
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 5:53:22 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/4/2003 5:53:51 AM EDT by 1ar4me]
Bling Bling a way to describe = anyone or weapon totally decked out with every available attachable site scope laser hand guard stock flash light that you can attach to am AR-15.
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 6:59:34 AM EDT
I see BTT on a lot of threads over in the EE (Back to the top)or (Bump the thread).What's it mean?
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 7:11:25 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/4/2003 7:11:37 AM EDT by Mbsk01]
Originally Posted By 2-gun: I see BTT on a lot of threads over in the EE (Back to the top)or (Bump the thread).What's it mean?
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BTT'ing a thread will move it to the top of the list of threads, where it's more likely to be seen.
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 7:12:05 AM EDT
what the hell is IBTL?
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 7:14:05 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/4/2003 7:24:53 AM EDT by ZRH]
AKAIK = As far as I know. ESAD = Eat shit and die. F/S or FS = Flash Suppressor. IBTL = In before the lock. edited to add: IMHO = In my humble opinion. IMO = In my opinion. FWIW = For what its worth. OTOH = On the other hand. STFU = Shut the fuck up. DU = Democratic Underground. PITA = Pain in the ass. FNG = Fucking new guy (not used as much around here as other places). Sometimes I outdo myself. [:)]
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 7:32:28 AM EDT
Originally Posted By jasondcrum: what the hell is IBTL?
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This thread might outta be moved over to the GD area? Anyway, IBTL is used when the topic posted isn't appropriate and violates board code of some sort (name calling, pointless thread, pictures of the certain type). The members will then bandwagon the thread and type IBTL, meaning the moderator should "Lock" the thread to kill it.
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 8:23:53 AM EDT
GFY = Good For You, or Go F*** Yourself [:D]
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 8:32:31 AM EDT
I see "BBL" posted in reference to what I assume to mean a gun's barrel, but what exactly does the acronymn "BBL" stand for?
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 8:34:15 AM EDT
I saw one I didn't regognize What's a BOG?
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 11:35:37 AM EDT
Originally Posted By LBR223: I saw one I didn't regognize What's a BOG?
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[LOL]...BOG was an old ARFcom poster, name= Born of Glory, who was a "unique character" and didn't make many friends here.[;)]
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 11:45:51 AM EDT
IDB - In Da Butt hehe
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 12:03:42 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/4/2003 12:04:21 PM EDT by jtb33]
No one knows what the acronymn "BBL" stands for? I'm curious... (not "Be Back Later", but rather as it's used in regards to firearms)
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 2:19:28 PM EDT
i believe bbl stands for "bull barrel", correct me if im wrong
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 3:01:05 PM EDT
bbl. stands for barrel. It technically refers to a unit of measurement, commonly applied to the brewing of beer. It is used on ARFCOM as short hand to refer to the thingy that the bullet flies out of.
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 5:38:40 PM EDT
Originally Posted By notack:
Originally Posted By LBR223: I saw one I didn't regognize What's a BOG?
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[LOL]...BOG was an old ARFcom poster, name= Born of Glory, who was a "unique character" and didn't make many friends here.[;)]
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I 'think' the BOG may have been Blaze of Glory but he came back with many names. (And was banned many times !)
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 5:48:44 PM EDT
IIRC=if i recall correctly IDGAF=i don't give a fvck GFYJO=go fvck yourself jerkoff BTT=bump to top
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 6:19:14 PM EDT
OTD-out the door NIB-new in the box NIW-new in the wrap HBAR-heavy barrel
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 6:45:52 PM EDT
You forgot: [b][size=4]AWOB![/size=4][/b] Which is what this thread is! Another waste of Bandwidth!
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 7:16:19 PM EDT
No some of learned a bit from this thread.Thanks for the useless info.
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 8:09:30 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/5/2003 8:59:17 AM EDT by TriggerFish]
RDIAS = Registered Drop In Auto Sear DIAS = Drop In Auto Sear (see SGN) SGN = ShotGun News RLL = Registered Lightning Link SBS = Short Barreled Shotgun ($200 fed tax stamp) SBR = Short Barreled Rifle ($200 fed tax stamp) AOW = Any Other Weapon ($5 fed tax stamp) WTFM = Way Too Fucking Much (usually $$$) as in price of a MAG 58 SAR = Small Arms Review (gun porno) Shrike = ? L.S.M.F.T. = Lucky Strike Means Fine Tobacco L.S.M.F.T. (8th grade) Loose Straps Mean Floppy Tits
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 11:09:34 PM EDT
Hey thanks alot everyone! Some threads have become alot clearer now
Link Posted: 8/4/2003 11:34:13 PM EDT
What about "Troll" is there a clear defination?
Link Posted: 8/5/2003 3:25:30 AM EDT
Originally Posted By MrMaeda: What about "Troll" is there a clear defination?
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mostly used to refer to a newbie, but means someone who is posting something controversial just to get a reaction or to stir up something. Oh and BOG could also be Bug Out Gun meaning gun you grab when the SHTF(what is SHTF now?) SEC you might see, it means Seeing Eye Cat referring to a guy named Piccolo here that has a cat that he walks around with on a leash with sunglasses in public to come across as blind. He's not. He posts the stories in the GD(general discussion) and they are HILARIOUS!
Link Posted: 8/5/2003 5:19:28 AM EDT
What is CQB?
Link Posted: 8/5/2003 5:30:28 AM EDT
Close Quarters Combat
Link Posted: 8/5/2003 8:21:01 AM EDT
Originally Posted By JimH: What is CQB?
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Close Quarters Battle
Originally Posted By desertmoon: Close Quarters Combat
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CQC
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