Common abbreviations

    • HannesZ
      HannesZ
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      To help you understanding all common abbreviations in our forums and on the poker tables we treated a list of them. Have fun with it.

      1337 - Leet / appellation for the user-elite or the so called Leetspeak.
      2F4U - Too Fast For You
      2L8 - Too Late
      4TW - For The Win
      4U - For you

      AAMOF - As A Matter Of Fact
      ACK - Acknowledgment
      Admin - Administrator
      AFAIC - As Far As I'm Concerned
      AFAIK - As Far As I Know
      AFK - Away from Keyboard
      AKA - Also Known As
      ASAP - As Soon As Possible
      ASL - Age Sex Location
      ATM - At The Moment

      B2T/BTT - Back To Topic
      BBL - Be Back Later
      BBS - Be Back Soon
      BBV - badbeats, brags, variance, a 2p2 thing, as well as german ps
      BRB - Be Right Back
      BS - Bullshit
      BTW - By The Way

      C&P - Copy and Paste, CTRL+C and CTRL+V
      CU - See You
      CUL8R - See You later
      CYA - See Ya / See You Again / See You All

      DL oder D/L - Download
      DND - Do Not Disturb

      FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
      FPS - fancy play syndrome
      FTW - For The Win
      FUBAR - Fucked Up Beyond All Repairs (Fucked Up Beyond All Recognition)
      FUP, FUP2 - Follow Up (to)
      FWIW - For What It's Worth
      FYI - For Your Information/Interest
      FYP - Fixed your post


      G2G/GTG - (I've) Got To Go! / Gotta go! / (I) Got To Go
      GF - Girlfriend
      GF - in poker, this usually means get fucked
      GG - Good Game
      GJ - Good Job / Great Job
      GL - Good Luck
      GN8 - Good Night
      Grats/Gratz/GZ - Congratulation

      HF - Have fun
      HTH - Hope This Helps
      HU - Heads Up

      IC - I See / I understand
      IIRC - If I Recall/Remember Correctly
      IMHO - In My Humble/Honest Opinion
      IMO - In My Opinion
      IRC - Internet Relay Chat
      IYAM - If You Ask Me

      J4F / JFF - Just For Fun
      JFYI - Just For Your Information
      JK or J/K - Just Kidding

      k / kk / kay - OK / bheind a number it means thousend
      - e.g. 2k = 2.000, 2kk = 2.000.000

      LMAO - Laughing My Ass Off
      LOL - Laughing Out Loud/ Lots Of Laughing

      mom - One Moment Please
      mmd - Made my Day

      N/A - Not Available/Applicable
      n1 - Nice one /as an reply to a special performance
      n8 - Night
      nc - no comment
      nc - in poker this usually means nice call
      nh - nice hand
      noob - Newbie
      np - No Problem
      nvm- Nevermind

      obv - obviously
      OMFG - Oh My Fucking God
      OMG - Oh My God
      OP - original post(er)
      OT - Off Topic


      PF - preflop
      plz / plz - Please
      pmsl - pissed myself laughing
      POV - Point of view
      ppl - people
      QFT - Quoted For Truth
      qry - Query

      re- Re (lat.) / Response / Reply
      re - Return(ed) / is used in a chat to say " i am back"
      RL - Real life
      rofl - Rolling on the floor laughing
      RTFM - Read the fucking manual

      SCNR - Sorry, Could Not Resist
      Sig - Signatur
      Sry - Sorry
      STFU - Shut The Fuck Up

      THX -Thanks
      TIA - Thanks in advance
      tl;dr - too long; didn't read
      TTYL - Talk To You Later
      TY - Thank You

      UTFSE - Use The Fucking Search-Engine

      w8 - Wait
      WB - Welcome Back
      WE - Weekend
      WTF - What The Fuck
      WTFWJD - what the [fiddlesticks] would Jesus do?
      WTH - What The Hell

      Y(A)W - You are Welcome.
      Y? - Why?
      YMMD - You made my Day.
      YRW - You are Welcome.

      ZOMG - Z...Oh My God

      If you know more abbreviations, feel free to post them, I will edit this post.

      Best regards,
      Hannes
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