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  1. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
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    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
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    AKA - also known as

    AFAIK - As far as I know

    AKIACS - As far as I can see

    AKAIU - As far as I understand

    AIR - As I Recall

    ATW - Around the web

    AYOR - At your own risk

    AYPI - And your point is?

    BTDT - Been There Done That

    BTW - By the way

    DIY - Do it yourself

    DL - Download

    DMCA - The US Digital Millenium Copyright Act, online
    content copyright

    FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

    FWIW - For What It's Worth

    EOL - End of life

    HTH - Hope this helps

    IB4TL - In before the lock – post quickly to a thread that is likely to be locked

    IDK - I don't know

    IIRC - If I recall correctly

    IMO - In my opinion

    IMHO - In my humble opinion

    JIT - Just in time(compiler)

    LOL - Laughing out loud

    OBEX - Object exchange

    OP - Original poster/post - the person who started a thread

    OS - Operating System

    OTA - Over the air

    OT - Off topic – a post that takes the thread off subject, which is unwanted(generally)

    OTOH - On The other Hand

    PITA - Pain in the Arse

    ROFL - Rolling On Floor Laughing

    RTM - Read the Manual

    TIA - Thanks In Advance

    TIFWIW - Take It For What It's Worth

    TPTB - The Powers That Be

    WB - Where have you been/Welcome Back

    YMMV - Your Mileage May Vary

    TTT - To The Top This is used to push a thread back up
    to the top of a forum. Also known as BUMP and UP. (When using these please keep in mind that the moderators frown upon this being used too heavily.)

    WYSIWYG - What you see is what you get.

    Feel free to chime in on any I missed

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.


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