Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Euchre on the web - Acronyms Revisited

Euchre QOD: “TFSB, GMAD”

Euchre Haiku:
Characters are short
But the messages are clear
It’s online euchre

Euchre Palaver
“Playing online” – This just means that you are at your computer and you are playing euchre through one of the various online gaming sites listed on the side over there.

Savvy Strategies
Learning to talk to your fellow euchre enthusiasts online is an art form all its own. In a post from last week we examined some of the acronyms used when playing online.

Here is a more extensive list of terms uncovered by the Euchre Universe staff that you are going to see when your partner and opponents are digital. We’ll add them to the official Euchre Palaver as an addendum.

2u2 -- To You Too
10x -- Thanks
afc -- Away From Computer
afk -- Away From Keyboard
aka -- Also Known As
asap -- As Soon As Possible
asl -- Age/Sex/Location
attn -- Attention
b4 -- Before
b4n -- Bye For Now
bb -- Bye Bye
bb4n -- Bye Bye For Now
bbfn -- Bye Bye For Now
bbiab -- Be Back In A Bit
b/c -- Because
bcc -- Blind Carbon Copy
beg. -- Beginner
bf -- BoyFriend or Best Friend
bfn -- Bye For Now
bm -- Bite Me
blnt -- Better Luck Next Time
bol -- Best Of Luck
bot(s) -- Computer Opponent(s)
brb -- Be Right Back
bs -- Bull Shit
btw -- By The Way
c -- See
cc -- Carbon Copy
cu -- See You
cul8r -- See You Later
cya -- See You
cuz -- Cause (Because)
da -- The
d/c -- Disconnected
ez -- Easy
faq -- Frequently Asked Question(s)
fw -- Forward
fyi -- For You Information
g -- Grin
g1 -- Good One
g2g -- Got To Go
ge -- Good Evening
gf -- GirlFriend
gg -- Good Game
ggp -- Good Game Partner
gl -- Good Luck
gl2u2 -- Good Luck To You Too
gm -- Good Morning or Good Match
gmt -- Greenwich Mean Time
gmta -- Great Minds Think Alike
gn -- Good Night
gr -- Good Roll
gr8 -- Great
gtg -- Got To Go
h -- Hug
h&k -- Hug & Kiss
hagd -- Have A Good Day
hagn -- Have A Good Night
ha ha -- Laugh
he he -- Laugh
hiya -- Hi You
ho ho -- Sarcastic Laugh
ic -- I See
ie -- That Is
im -- Instant Message/Messaging
imho -- In My Humble/Honest Opinion
imnsho -- In My Not So Humble Opinion
imo -- In My Opinion
irl -- In Real Life
isp -- Internet Service Provider
iwi -- I Will Invite
iwr -- I Will Report
k -- OK
kotc -- Kiss On The Cheek
kotl -- Kiss On The Lips
l8r -- Later
LG -- Ladder Game
lmao -- Laughing My Ass Off
lmbo -- Laughing My Butt Off
LN -- Ladder Name
lol -- Laughing Out Loud
LOL -- Laughing Out Loud Even Harder
LOLOL -- Lots Of Laughing Out Loud
LOOL -- Laughing Out Outrageously Loud
L/R -- Lost/Reported
mf -- My Friend
min -- Minute
miw -- May I Watch
mp -- My Pleasure
mwah -- Friendly Kiss
n/a -- Not Acceptable or Not Applicable or Not Available
nb -- Nota Bene
ne1 -- Anyone
nn -- Night Night
np -- No Problem
nr -- Nice Roll
oic -- Oh! I See
omg -- Oh My God
omw -- On My Way
p -- Partner
pls -- Please
plz -- Please
pm -- Private Message
ppl -- People
q&a -- Questions & Answers
qt -- Cutie
r -- Are
re -- Regarding
rgds -- Regards
rofl -- Rolling On the Floor Laughing
roflmao -- Rolling On the Floor Laughing My Ass Off
s -- Smile
sec -- Second
ss -- So Sorry
ssdd -- Same Shit, Different Day
tc -- Take Care
tff -- Too Freakin' Funny or Too F$#%in' Funny
thx -- Thanks
tl -- Talk Later
tmi -- Too Much Information
tnx -- Thanks
tom. -- Tommorrow
ttfn -- Ta Ta For Now
ttyl -- Talk To You Later
ty -- Thank You
tyvm -- Thank You Very Much
tyfp -- Thank You For Playing
tyt -- Take Your Time
u -- You
u2 -- You Too
ur -- Your or You're
url -- Uniform Resource Locator (Web Site Address)
urw -- You're Welcome
vgg -- Very Good Game
vgm -- Very Good Match
vnr -- Very Nice Roll
w -- Wink
w8 -- Wait
wb -- Welcome Back
w/o -- Without
wtf -- What The F#$k
wtg -- Way To Go
www -- World Wide Web
xoxo -- Hugs and Kisses
y -- Why
ya -- You
yp -- Your Play
yqw -- You're Quite Welcome
yvw -- You're Very Welcome
yw -- You're Welcome
z -- The
zzzzzz -- Sleeping or Hurry Up

And in case you were wondering what the Euchre QOD means, it’s a couple of phrases we like to say here at the Euchre Universe.

“Thanks for stoppin’ by” and “Go make a difference.”

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