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0.02Your (or my) two cents worth.
<chuckle>the speaker chuckles
<frown>the speaker is frowning
Grinthe speaker is grinning
<smile>the one writing the message issmiling
<smirk>the one writing the message issmirking
<wink>the one writing the message iswinking
JKJust Kidding
?I have a question
!I have a comment
A-OLsAdministrators On-Line
AAMOFAs A Matter Of Fact
ADNAny Day Now
AFAICAs Far As I'm Concerned
AFAIK or FAIKAs Far As I Know
AFAIRAs Far As I Remember
AFJApril Fools Joke
AFKAway From the Keyboard
ANFAWFOSAnd Now For A Word From OurSponsor
ANFSCDAnd Now For SomethingCompletely Different
AOL or AOHELLAmerica On-line (Dialup Service Provider)
ASAnother Subject
ASAPAs Soon As Possible
ASLAge, sex, location
ATSLAlong The Same Line
ATBAll The Best
AWCAfter While, Crocodile
AWGTHTGTTAAre We Going To Have To Go Through This Again?
AWHFYA Word To The Wise
AWOLAbsent without leave
AWTTWAre We Having Fun Yet?
AYORAt Your Own Risk
B4NBye For Now
BAKBack At Keyboard
BBFNBye Bye For Now
BBIABBe Back In A Bit
BBIAFBe Back In A Few
BBLBe Back Later
BBRBurnt Beyond Repair
BCNUBe seeiní you
BEGBig Evil Grin
BFBoy Friend
BFNBye For Now
BIFBefore I Forget
BIONBelieve it or not
BOTBack On Topic
BRBBe Right Back
BRSBig Red Switch.
BTABut Then Again
BTAIMBe That As It May
BTHOMBeats The Hell Outta Me
BTOBDBe There Or Be Dead
BTWBy The Way
BWLBursting With Laughter
BWQBuzz Word Quotient
BYEResponse to BYE?
BYE?Are you ready to saygoodbye?"
BYKTBut You Knew That
BYOBBring Your Own Bottle
BYOMBring Your Own Mac
C&GChuckle and Grin
CADETCan't Add, Doesn't Even Try
CIDCrying In Disgrace
CMIIWCorrect Me If Iím Wrong
COConference or Company
CPPC Plus Plus(Programming Language)
CRSCan't Remember Sh**
CSGChuckle, Snicker, Grin
CUSee You
CU2See You, Too
CULSee you later
CUL8RSee You Later
CULASee You Later, Alligator
CWYLChat With You Later
CYASee Ya or Cover Your Ass.
CYAL8RSee You All Later.
DIIKDamned If I Know.
DIKU?Do I Know You?
DILLIGADDo I Look Like I Give ADarnn?.
DIYDo It Yourself
DKDonít Know
DLTBBBDon't Let The Bed Bugs Bite.
dotgovA government official (from the .gov of government domain names)
DTRTDo The Right Thing
DWIMCDo What I Mean, Correctly
DWIMNWISDo What I Mean, Not What I Say
EGor <eg> Evil Grin
ESADEat Sh** And Die
ETLAExtended Three Letter Acronym.
F2FFace To Face
FCFSFirst Come, First Served
FISHFirst In, Still Here
FITBFill In The Blank
FOADF*** off and die
FOAFFriend Of A Friend
FSFor Sale
FTASBFaster Than A Speeding Bullet
F2FFace to Face
FTFFace To Face
FTLFaster Than Light
FUBARFouled Up Beyond All Repair
FUBBFouled Up Beyond Belief.
FUDFear, Uncertainty and Doubt
FURTBFull Up Ready To Burst
FWIWFor What It's Worth
FYAFor Your Amusement
FYIFor Your Information
GGrin, or Giggle
G2GGot to Go
GAGo Ahead
GALGet A Life
GD&RGrinning, Ducking and Running
GD&RFGrinning, Ducking and RunningFast
GD&WVFGrinning, Ducking, and WalkingVery Fast
GDWGrin, Duck and Weave
GFGirl Friend.
GFNGone For Now.
GFRGrim File Reaper
GIWISTGee, I Wish Iíd Said That
GLGHGood Luck and Good Hunting
GMTAGreat Minds Think Alike
GOWIGet On With It
GR&DGrinning, Running and Ducking
GTGGot To Go
GTSYGreat To See You
H&KHugs and Kisses
HAKHugs And Kisses
HHISHanging Head In Shame.
HHOJHa Ha Only Joking
HHOKHa Ha Only Kidding
HHOSHa Ha Only Serious
HHTYAYHappy Holidays to You and Yours.
HOYEWHanging On Your Every Word
HSIKHow Should I Know.
HTHHope That Helps!
IACIn Any Case
IAEIn Any Event
IANALI Am Not A Lawyer (but) Adisclaimer which is usually followed by a legal opinion
IAWIn Accordance With
IBTDI Beg To Differ
IDKI Don't Know
IEMicrosoft Internet Explorer
IIABDFIIf It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It.
IIRCIf I Remember Correctly
IIWMIf It Were Me
IJWTKI Just Want To Know
IJWTSI Just Want To Say
IKWUMI Know What You Mean
IMAI Might Add
IMAOIn My Arrogant Opinion
IMCOIn My Considered Opinion
IMEIn My Experience
IMHOIn My Humble Opinion
IMNSHOIn My Not So Humble Opinion
IMOIn My Opinion
IMPOVIn My Point Of View
INPOIn No Particular Order
IOWIn Other Words
IRLIn Real Life
ISSIím So Sure
ISSYGTIIím So Sure You Get The Idea!
ISWYMI See What You Mean
ITFAIn The Final Analysis
ITSFWIIf The Shoe Fits Wear It.
IWALUI Will Always Love You
IWBNIIt Would Be Nice If
IYFEGInsert Your Favorite EthnicGroup
IYSWIMIf You See What I Mean
JAMJust A Minute
JASJust A Second
JFIJust For Information
JICJust In Case
JMOJust My Opinion
JTLYKJust To Let You Know
KHYFKnow How You Feel
KIBOKnowledge In, Bullshit Out
KISSKeep It Simple, Stupid
KITKeep In Touch
KMAKiss My Ass
KWIMKnow What I Mean?
KYFCKeep Your Fingers Crossed
LABATYD or LAB&TYD Life's A Bitch And Then You Die
LJBFLetís Just Be Friends
LLTALots and Lots of ThunderousApplause
LMAOLaughing My Ass Off
LMHOLaughing My Head Off
LOLLaughing Out Loud
LSHMBALaughing So Hard My BellyAches
LSHMBHLaughing So Hard My BellyHurts.
LTHTTLaughing Too Hard To Type
LTNSLong Time No See
LTNTLong Time, No Type
LTSLaughing to Self
LUWAMHLove You With All My Heart.
LYLove You
MEGOMy Eyes Glaze Over
MLAMultiple Letter Acronym
MOFMatter Of Fact
MOSSMember Of Same Sex
MOTASMember Of The Appropriate Sex
MOTDMessage of the day
MOTOSMember Of The Opposite Sex
MOTSSMember Of The Same Sex
MTFBWYMay The Force Be With You
MYOBMind Your Own Business
NAVYNever Again Voluneer Yourself.
NBDNo Big Deal
NFWNo Friggin' Way!
NHOHNever Heard Of Him/Her
NIHNot Invented Here
NIMBYNot In My Back Yard.
NINONothing In, Nothing Out or NoInput, No Output
NOYBNone Of Your Business
NPNo Problem
NQANo Questions Asked
NTIMNot That It Matters
NTIMMNot That It Matters Much
NTWNot To Worry
NTYMINow That You Mention It
OOver (indicates the end of acommunication)
OATUSOn A Totally Unrelated Subject
OAUSOn An Unrelated Subject
OBOOr Best Offer
OBTWOh, By The Way
OICOh, I See
OMGOh My God
ONNAOh No, Not Again
ONNTAOh No, Not This Again
OOOver and Out (end of communication)
OOTCObligatory On-Topic Comment
OTFOn the Floor (laughing)
OTFLOn the Floor Laughing
OTLOut To Lunch
OTOHOn The Other Hand
OTOOHOn The Other Other Hand
OTTOver The Top
OTTHOn The Third Hand
OTTOMHOff The Top Of My Head
OVIMOy Ve Its Monday
OWTTEOr Words To That Effect
PABGPacking a Big Gun
PIBKACProblem is between keyboard and chair
PCMCIAPeople Can't Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms
PDPublic Domain
PDSPlease Don't Shout. (typingall in capital letters is rude)
PITAPain In The Ass
PLOKTAPress Lots Of Keys To Abort
PMBIPardon My Butting In
PMFPardon My French or Pure Freaking Magic.
PMFBIPardon Me For Butting In
PMFJIPardon Me For Jumping In
PMIGBOMPut Mind In Gear, Before Opening Mouth
PMJIPardon My Jumping In
PNCAHPlease, No Cursing Allowed Here
POSSLQPerson Of Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters
PTMMPlease Tell Me More
RU THERE? Are you there?
RAEBNCRead And Enjoyed, But NoComment
reHello again or In Regard To
rehiHi again
RHIPRank Has Its Privileges
RLReal Life
RLCOReal Life Conference
ROFLRolling On Floor Laughing
ROFLASRolling On Floor Laughing And Screaming
ROFLMAORoll On Floor Laughing My Ass Off
ROTFRolling On The Floor
ROTFLRolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLMAOTIDRolling On The Floor LaughingMy Ass Off Till I Die
ROTFLOLRolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud
ROTFLOLAPMPRolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud And Peeing My Pants
ROTFLTICRolling On The Floor Laughing Till I Cry
RRQReturn Receipt Request
RSNReal Soon Now
RSVPRespondez S'il Vous Plait - please reply
RTBMRead The Bloody Manual
RTFAQRead The Frequently Asked Questions
RTFFRead The Freaking FAQ
RTFMRead The F------ Manual
RTMRead The Manual
RTSMRead The Silly Manual
RTWFQRead The Whole Friggin'Question
RYFMRead Your Friendly Manual
RYSRead Your Screen
SAPFUSurpassing All Previous Foul Ups
SCNRSorry, Could Not Resist
SECWait a second
SETESmiling Ear To Ear
SFLAStupid Four Letter Acronym
SICSSitting In Chair Snickering
SLMSee Last Mail
SMOPSmall Matter of Programming
SNAFUSituation Normal: All Fouled Up
SOSignificant Other
SOLSH** Out Of Luck
SOSSame Old Stuff or Help!
SOWSpeaking Of Which
SUFIDScrewing Up Face In Disgust.
SWIMSee What I Mean?
SWLScreaming With Laughter
SYSSee You Soon.
TAFThat's All, Folks!
TAFNThatís All For Now
TANJThere Ainít No Justice
TANSTAAFLThere Ainít No Such Thing As AFree Lunch
TARFUThings Are Really Fouled Up
TBYBTry Before You Buy
TBATo Be Announced
TDMToo Darn Many
TFSThree Finger Salute(Ctl-Alt-Del).
TFTHAOTThanks For The Help Ahead OfTime
TFTTThanks For The Thought
TGALThink Globally, Act Locally
TGIFThank God Its Friday
TIAThanks In Advance
TICTongue In Cheek
TINWISThat Is Not What I Said
TLDTop Level Domain (examples: .com, .net, .ca
TNSTAAFLThere's No Such Thing As AFree Lunch
TNTLTrying Not To Laugh
TNX or THANXThanks
TNXE6Thanks A Million
TOBALThere Oughta Be A Law.
TOBGThis Oughta Be Good.
TOYThinking Of You.
TPTBThe Powers That Be
TRDMCTears Running Down My Cheeks.
TSRTotally Stupid Rules.
TTBOMKTo The Best Of My Knowledge
TTFNTa Ta For Now
TTKSFTrying To Keep a Straight Face
TTULTalk To You Later
TTYAWFNTalk To You A While From Now.
TTYLTalk To You Later
TTYTTalk To You Tomorrow.
TYCLOTurn Your CAPS LOCK Off (StopShouting)
TYVMThank You Very Much
UOKAre You OK?
WAEFWhen All Else Fails
WBWelcome Back
WDYMBTWhat Do You Mean By That?.
WDYTWhat Do You Think?
WIBAMUWell, I'll Be A Monkey's Uncle
WIBNIWouldnít It Be Nice If
WMMOWSWash My Mouth Out With Soap
WNOHGBWhere No One Has Gone Before
WOAWork Of Art
WOTAMWaste Of Time And Money
WRTWith Regard To, or WithRespect To
WTWithout Thinking
WTBWant To Buy
WTFWhat The F***?
WTGWay To Go!
WTGPWant To Go Private?
WTHWhat the hell?
WTTMWithout Thinking Too Much.
WYGISWYPFWhat You Get Is What You PayFor
XOXOXOKisses and hugs
YABAYet Another Bloody Acronym
YAOTMYet Another Off-Topic Message
YAUNYet Another Unix Nerd
YGLTYou're Gonna Love This
YGTIYou Get The Idea?
YGWYPFYou Get What You Pay For
YIUYes, I Understand
YIWGPYes, I Will Go Private
YKYARWYou Know You're A Redneck When
YMMVYour Mileage May Vary (or yourexperience could be different)