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A/S/L
age/sex/location
ABFL
a big fat lady
ABT
about
ADN
any day now
AFK
away from keyboard
AH
*******
AISI
as I see it
AIUI
as I understand it
AKA
also known as
AML
all my love
ASAP
as soon as possible
ASL
assistant section leader
ASOP
assistant system operator
ATM
at this moment
AWA
as well as
AWHFY?
are we having fun yet?
AWOL
absent without leave|away without leave
AYOR
at your own risk
AYPI?
and your point is?
B/C
because
B4
before
B4N
bye for now
BAC
back at computer
BAG
busting a gut
BAK
back at the keyboard
BBIAB
be back in a bit
BBL
be back later
BBR
burnt beyond repair
BBS
be back soon
BC
be cool
BCnU
be seeing you
BEG
big evil grin
BF_B/F
boyfriend
BFN
bye for now
BG
big grin
BION
believe it or not
BISS
because I said / say so
BITMT
but in the meantime
BJ
*******
BKA
better known as
BL
belly laughing
BM
bite me
BMB
bite my bum
BOB
back off bastard
BOL
be on later
BOM
bitch of mine
BOT
back on topic
BRB
be right back
BRBB
be right back bitch
BRBS
be right back soon
BRH
be right here
BRS
big red switch
BS
big smile / bullshit
BSF
but seriously folks
BST
but seriously though
BTA
but then again
BTAIM
be that as it may
BTDT
been there done that
BTOBD
be there or be dead
BTOBS
be there or be square
BTW
by the way
BWQ
buzz word quotient
BYOB
bring your own bottle
BYOH
Bat You Onna Head
C&G
chuckle and grin
CAD
ctrl alt delete
CADET
can't add, doesn't even try
CDIWY
couldn't do it without you
CFS
care for secret?
CFV
call for votes
CFY
calling for you
CID
crying in disgrace
CIM
CompuServe information manager
CLM
career limiting move
CMIIW
correct me if I'm wrong
CNP
continue in next post
CO
conference
CRAFT
can't remember a ****ing thing
CRS
can't remember shit
CSG
chuckle snicker grin
CTS
changing the subject
CU
see you
CU2
see you too
CUL_CUL8R_CYAL8R
see you later
CWOT
complete waste of time
CWYL
chat with you later
CYA
cover your ass / see ya
CYO
see you online
DBA
doing business as
DCed
disconnected
DFLA
disenhanced four
DGA
digital guardian angel
DGARA
don't give a rats ass
DH
darling husband
DIIK
darn if i know
DIKU
do I know you?
DILF
dad I'd like to ****
DIRTFT
do it right the first time
DITYID
did I tell you I'm distressed
DIY
do it yourself
DL
download|dead link
DMMGH
don't make me get hostile
DND
do not disturb
DOA
dead on arrival
DQMOT
don't quote me on this
DTC
damn this computer
DTRT
do the right thing
DUCT
did you see that?
DWAI
don't worry about it
DWIM
do what I mean
DWIMC
do what I mean, correctly
DYK
do you know
EAK
eating at keyboard
EG
evil grin
EIE
enough is enough
EMFBI
excuse me for butting in
EMFJI
excuse me for jumping in
EMSG
email message
EOD
end of discussion
EOF
end of file
EOL
end of lecture
EOM
end of message
EOS
end of story
EOT
end of thread
ETLA
extended three letter acronym
EYC
excitable, yet calm
F/F_F2F
face to face
FAQ
frequently asked questions
FAWC
for anyone who cares
FBOW
for better or worse
FBTW
fine, be that way
FCFS
first come, first served
FCOL
for crying out loud
FIFO
first in, first out
FISH
first in, still here
FLA
four-letter acronym
FOAD
**** off and die
FOAF
friend of a friend
FOB
**** off bitch
FOC
free of charge
FOCL
falling off chair laughing
FOFL
falling on the floor laughing
FOS
freedom of speech
FOTCL
falling off the chair laughing
FTF
face to face
FTTT
from time to time
FU
***ed up|*** you
FUBAR
****ed up beyond all recognition
FUCT
failed under continuous testing
FW
freeware
FWIW
for what it's worth
FYA
for your amusement
FYE
for your entertainment
FYEO
for your eyes only
FYI
for your information
G&BIT
grin & bear it
G2B
going to bed
G2G_gtg_GtG
got to go
GA
go ahead|good afternoon
GAFIA
get away from it all
GAL
get a life
GAS
greetings and salutations
GBH
great big hug
GBH&K
great big huh and kisses
GBR
garbled beyond recovery
GBY
god bless you
GD&W_GDW
grin, duck and wave
GE
good evening
GF
girlfriend
GFETE
grinning from ear to ear
GFN
gone for now
GFU
good for you
GG
good game
GGU2
good game you two
GIGO
garbage in garbage out
GJ
good job
GL
good luck
GL&GH
good luck and good hunting
GM
good morning|good move|good match
GMAB
give me a break
GMAO
giggling my ass off
GMTA
great minds think alike
GN
good night
GOK
god only knows
GOWI
get on with it
GPF
general protection fault
GR&D
grinning, running and ducking
GR8
great
GTSY
glad to see you
H&K_HAK
hug and kiss
H/O
hold on
HAG1
have a good one
HAGD
have a good day
HAGN
have a good night
HAGS
have a good summer
HAHA
having a heart attack
HAND
have a nice day
HB
hug back/hurry back
HF
have fun
HH
holding hands
HHIS
hanging head in shame
HHJK
ha ha, just kidding
HHOJ
ha ha, only joking
HHOK
ha ha, only kidding
HHOS
ha ha, only seriously
HIH
hope it helps
HLM
he loves me
HMS
home made smiley|hanging my self
HMT
here's my try
HMWK
homework
HOAS
hold on a second
HSIK
how should i know
HTH
hope this helps
HYLMS
hate you like my sister
IAAA
I am an accountant
IAAL
I am a lawyer
IAC
in any case
IAE
in any event
IAG
it's all good|I am gay
IAIM
in an Irish minute
IANAA
I am not an accountant
IANAL
I am not a lawyer
IBN
I'm bucked naked
IC
I see
ICOCBW
I could of course be wrong
IDC
I don't care
IDGARA
I don't give a rat's ass
IDGI
I don't get it
IDGW
in a good way
IDI
I doubt it
IDK
I don't know
IDTT
I'll drink to that
IFVB
I feel very bad
IGP
I gotta pee
IGTP
I get the point
IHTFP
I hate this ****ing place|I have truly found paradise
IHU
I hate you
IHY
I hate you
II
I'm impressed
IIR
if I recall
IIRC
if I recall correctly
IIT
I'm impressed too
IJWTK
I just want to know
IJWTS
I just want to say
IK
I know
IKWUM
I know what you mean
ILBCNU
I'll be seeing you
ILU
I love you
ILY
I love you
IMAO
in my arrogant opinion
IMBO
in my bloody opinion
IMCO
in my considered opinion
IME
in my experience
IMFAO
in my ****ing arrogant opinion
IMHO
in my humble opinion
IMNSHO
in my, not so humble opinion
IMO
in my opinion
IMOBO
in my own biased opinion
IMP
I might be pregnant
IMPOV
in my point of view
INAL
I'm not a lawyer
INPO
in no particular order
IOIT
I'm on Irish Time
IOW
in other words
IRL
in real life
IRMFI
I reply merely for information
IRSTBO
it really sucks the big one
IS
I'm sorry
ISEN
internet search environment number
ISTM
it seems to me
ISTR
I seem to recall
ISWYM
I see what you mean
ITFA
in the final analysis
ITRO
in the reality of
ITRW
in the real world
ITSFWI
if the shoe fits, wear it
IVL
in virtual live
IWALY
I will always love you
IWBNI
it would be nice if
IYKWIM
if you know what I mean
IYSWIM
if you see what I mean
J/K
just kidding
J/P
just playing
JAM
just a minute
JAS
just a second
JASE
just another system error
JAWS
just another windows shell
JIC
just in case
JJWY
just joking with you
JK
just kidding
JMHO
just my humble opinion
JMO
just my opinion
JP
just playing
JTLYK
just to let you know
JW
just wondering
K
OK
KB
kiss back
KHYF
know how you feel
KIA
killed in action
KISS
keep it short and simple
KIT
keep in touch
KMA
kiss my ass
KMB
kiss my butt
KMSMA
kiss my shiny metal ass
KOTC
kiss on the cheek
KOTL
kiss on the lips
KUTGW
keep up the good work
KWIM
know what I mean?
L8R
later
L8R G8R
later gator
LAB
life's a bitch
LAM
leave a message
LBR
little boys room
LBYL
lurk before you leap
LD
long distance
LG
lovely greetings
LGR
little girls room
LHM
Lord help me
LHU
Lord help us
LIMH
laughing in my head
LL&P
live long & prosper
LMA
leave me alone
LMABO
laughing my ass back on
LMAO
laughing my ass off
LMFAO
laughing my ******* off
LMHO
laughing my head off
LMK
let me know
LNK
love and kisses
LOL
laughing out loud|lots of love|lots of luck
LOLA
laughing out loud again
LOML
light of my life|love of my life
LOMLILY
light of my life, I love you
LOOL
laughing out outrageously loud
LTNS
long time no see
LTR
long term relationship
LTS
laughing to self
LULAS
love you like a sister
LUWAMH
love you with all my heart
LY
love ya
LYK
let you know
LYL
love ya lots
LYLAB
love ya like a brother
LYLAS
love ya like a sister
M8
mate
MB
maybe
MBO
laughing my butt off
MD
Medical Doctor
MILF
mum I'd like to ****
MYOB
mind your own business
N
in
N/C
not cool
N/S
no shit
N2M
not too much
NBD
no big deal
NE1
anyone
NETUA
nobody ever tells us anything
NFI
no ****ing idea
NL
not likely
NM_N/M
never mind / nothing much
NMH
not much here
NMJC
nothing much, just chillin'
NOM
no offense meant
NOTTOMH
not of the top of my mind
NOYB
none of your business
NOYFB
none of your ****ing business
NP
no problem
NPS
no problem sweet(ie)
NTA
non
NTG
Not This Group
NVM
nevermind
OBTW
oh, by the way
OF
on fire
OFIS
on floor with stitches
OIC
oh, I see
OK
abbreviation of oll korrect (all correct)
OL
old lady (wife, girlfriend)
OM
old man (husband, boyfriend)
OMG
oh my god / gosh / goodness
OOC
out of character
OT
Off topic / other topic
OTOH
on the other hand
OTTOMH
off the top of my head
P@H
parents at home
PAH
parents at home
PAW
parents are watching
PDA
public display of affection
PDS
please don't shoot
PIZ
parents in room
PLZ_PLS
please
PM
private message
PMJI
pardon my jumping in
PMP
peed my pants
POAHF
put on a happy face
POOF
I have left the chat
POS
parents over shoulder
POTB
pats on the back
POTUS
president of the US
PPL
people
PS
post script
PSA
public show of affection
Q4U
question for you
QSL
reply
QSO
conversation
QT
cutie
RCed
reconnected
RE
hi again (same as re's)
RME
rolling my eyses
ROFL
rolling on floor laughing
ROTFL
rolling on the floor laughing
RTF
read the FAQ
RTFM
read the ****ing manual
RTSM
read the stupid manual
RUTTM
are you talking to me
RVD
really very dumb
S/U
shut up
S2R
send to receive
SCNR
sorry, could not resist
SETE
smiling ear to ear
SH
so hot |same here
SHICPMP
so happy I could piss my pants
SHID
slaps head in disgust
SHMILY
see how much I love you
SIM
shit, it's Monday
SITWB
sorry, in the wrong box
SNAFU
situation normal, all ****ed up
SO
significant other
SOHF
sense of humor failure
SOMY
sick of me yet?
SPAM
stupid persons' advertisement
SRY
sorry
SSDD
same shit different day
STBY
sucks to be you
STFU
shut the **** up
STI
stick(ing) to it
STW
search the web
SWAK
sealed with a kiss
SWL
screaming with laughter
SYS
see you soon
SYSOP
system operator
TA
thanks again
TCO
taken care of
TGIF
thank god its Friday
THTH
to hot to handle
TIA
thanks in advance
TIIC
the idiots in charge
TJM
that's just me
TLA
three-letter acronym
TMA
take my advice
TMI
too much information
TMS
to much showing
TOH
to other half
TOY
thinking of you
TPTB
the powers that be
TU TX TY TNX
thank you|thanx|thanks
TWMA
till we meet again
TYVM
thank you very much
U
you | screw you!
U2
you too
UR
your
URAQT!
you are a cutie!
UW
you're welcome
VBG
very big grin
VBS
very big smile
VUCA
volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous
W8
wait
W8AM
wait a minute
WAY
what about you | who are you
WB
welcome back
WBS
write back soon
WE or W/E or W=
whatever
WFM
works for me
WP
wrong person
WRT
with respect to
WTF
what the ****
WTG
way to go
WTGP
want to go private?
WTH
what the heck|who the heck|what the hell
WTMI
way too much information
WU
what's up?
WUD
what's up dog?
WUF
where are you from?
WUWT
whats up with that
WYMM
will you marry me?
XOXO
hugs and kisses
Y
why?
Y2K
you're too kind
YATB
you are the best
YBS
you'll be sorry
YG
young gentleman
YL
young lady|you 'll live
YM
you mean|young man
YMMD
you've made my day
YMMV
your mileage may vary
YOYO
you're on your own
YVM
you're very welcom
YW
you're welcome
YWIA
you're welcome in advance
YY4U
too wise for you
2MFM
too much for me
2U2
to you too
4AYN
for all you know
4COL
for crying out loud
4SALE
for sale
4U
for you
G
giggle or grin
H
hug
K
kiss
S
smile
T
tickle
W
wink
.aero
air
.asia
Asia
.biz
business
.cat
Catalan
.com
commercial
.coop
cooperatives
.info
information
.int
international organizations
.jobs
companies
.mobi
mobile devices
.net
network
.org
organization
.post
postal services
.pro
professions
.tel
Internet communication services
.travel
travel and tourism industry related sites
.xxx
adult entertainment
/myB
kick my boobs
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huh?
?4U
question for you