We're abusing our acronym privileges...

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  1. Sawyer High King

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    ... and I blame moral decay. :dry:

    Okay, not really, but it is getting annoying. I'm seeing people shave down short, two-word phrases into acronyms that take me a ****ing minute and a half to figure out, when if they had actually just spelled out the words, I would already be done. Come on, people. Be your best selves. :o
     
  2. Boom I got nothin'

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    Yeah. It's getting ridic.


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    Someone shoot me.
     
  3. Sawyer High King

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    That's an abbreviation, which I'm relatively okay with.
     
  4. Duran Man The Seventh Stranger

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    Any exs.?

    Edit: Another abbreviation:oldrazz:
     
  5. Boom I got nothin'

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    You need to just GWTF, Sawyer. Let's not make MOOMH here.
     
  6. Snow Queen 4AF (she/her)

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    IKR? It's so SAI. IWPWS.

    :oldrazz:

    But, seriously, it always irks me when I see those kinds of abbreviations.
     
  7. Sawyer High King

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    Stop speaking this language I don't understand! :argh:
     
  8. Snow Queen 4AF (she/her)

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    NMYSGHLU.

    Never man, you should get hip like us.

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  9. Brain Damage Everything Under the Sun

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    THREAD OF THE YEAR!!!!

    Though every once in a while I just stop midpost and think "there is no way I'm typing out The Dark Knight Rises".
     
  10. Sawyer High King

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    There are exceptions.

    TDKR is acceptable. TA for The Avengers... less so. Just put Avengers. You don't even have to do the "The". But TA? ****ing shame on you. :o
     
  11. Boom I got nothin'

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    But why would I spend the extra second writing out Transformers when I could just write Trnsfrmrs?
     
  12. Thundercrack85 Registered

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    Star Wars and Star Trek fans take it to a whole new level.
     
  13. Nell2ThaIzzay Registered

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    I've never agreed with an OP as much as I agree with this one.
     
  14. Victarion Iron Captain

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    Sawyer, have you heard of Tumblr? Grab an oa and find followers for your crusade.
     
  15. Spidey-Bat Ours is the Fury

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    I always read "SMH" as "S*** May Happen."
     
  16. Sawyer High King

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    **** May Happen
    So Much Hate
    Shaking My Head

    What does it mean? What DOES it mean?! :cmad:
     
  17. Snow Queen 4AF (she/her)

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    Why would anyone type Iron Man when you can type IM? But let's take it a step further:

    Why call it Thor? Let's call it T.

    Or Terminator. Let's call it T.

    And Transformers can be T.
     
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  18. Sawyer High King

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    I don't have much problem with IM for Iron Man either. If you put down IM3, I think I have a pretty good idea what you're referring to...
     
  19. zeroapoc Eldritch Abomination

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    It has really irritated me when I've seen acronyms for movies and I have no idea. Typing isn't hard.
     
  20. Thundercrack85 Registered

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    Actually there's already an acronym for Transformers.
     
  21. Snow Queen 4AF (she/her)

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    I know, it's TF.

    But it's too long.

    :oldrazz:
     
  22. Rocanrol Psiconautiq

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    I'm not that into the forum, and at the beggining, it was really hard to follow a discussion.
     
  23. Thundercrack85 Registered

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    I just call it 'formers.
     
  24. Sawyer High King

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    Too many letters. :o
     
  25. 3rdstone Original Manhunter

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    Well, in threads were Bond fans discuss their favourite films, it can be pretty hard occassionally when trying to remember what TWINE, TMWTGG or OHMSS mean..
     

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