Acronyms ...etc.

Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by sinbad, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. sinbad

    sinbad Well-Known Member

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    Let's try to compile a list of acronyms used in this forum to help newbies know what everyone is saying

    What do you think ?
     
  2. sinbad

    sinbad Well-Known Member

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    Me first

    LOL ---- Laughing Out Loud

    BTW ---- By The Way

    EDC ---- EveryDay Carry

    YMMV ---- Your Mileage May Vary
     

  3. UncleJoe

    UncleJoe Well-Known Member

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    dh- dear husband
    dw- dear wife
    ds- son
    dd-daughter
    so- significant other
    bob- bug out bag
    bov- bug out vehicle
    bol- bug out location
    good- get out of dodge
    cc- concealed carry
    mbr- main battle rifle
     
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  4. bunkerbob

    bunkerbob Supporting Member

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    Thats not fair, I'am not a cell phone texting addict like my kids, and the younger set, does that make me sound old:dunno:. They know all the acronyms and then some.
     
  5. UncleJoe

    UncleJoe Well-Known Member

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    Don't feel bad. I had to ask my kids what it all meant and I'm still learning the "new language". :rolleyes:
     
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  6. sinbad

    sinbad Well-Known Member

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    OK, I have a confession ; I am in my fifties .

    That makes us all a buch of "uncles" learning from each other LOL

    Yes, and sometimes we give numbers when telling stories about them to indicate which one is which like DD1 , DD2 ... etc.

    OK back to the list

    PSK --- Personal Survival Kit
    SAK --- Swiss Army Knife
    FAK --- First Aid Kit
    MT ---- Multitool
    ASAP --- As Soon As Possible
    IIRC --- If I Remember Correctly
     
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  7. UncleJoe

    UncleJoe Well-Known Member

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    If you have children, nephews, or neice's that are under 25, they know them all. They don't talk on the phone anymore they just text and these acronym's make it quicker and easier to "talk" to each other.
     
  8. O6nop

    O6nop Active Member

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    TLA = Three Letter Acronym
     
  9. TechAdmin

    TechAdmin Administrator Staff Member

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    ;) I get it.
     
  10. SurvivalNut

    SurvivalNut Retired Army

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    Ok, I'm lost, what is a MAG as in Survival MAG (group). JDY uses it and I am going to lose sleep over it.
     
  11. Jason

    Jason I am a little teapot

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    Mutual Assistance Group
     
  12. SurvivalNut

    SurvivalNut Retired Army

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    My Duh, thank you for clearing my memory lapse!