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Old 09-03-2006, 02:16 PM   #41
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What's WAG?
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Old 09-03-2006, 02:24 PM   #42
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Typically "Wild a$$ guess" SWAG also sometimes appears =>"Scientific wild a$$ guess" Usually seen in terms of a number or rationalisation that has little basis in empirical data and is not derived formulaically, but just *seems* about right.
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Old 09-07-2006, 05:07 PM   #43
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Here are a few acronyms I've run across:

PBP == Play By Post (message board RP, similar to PBeM, but based solely on a web site).
F2F == FTF == Face to Face (equivalent to tabletop).
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Old 09-28-2006, 12:48 PM   #44
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TMWNMTK = Things Man Was Not Meant To Know

Edit: And for the record, I recently used:
F:U = Fragile: Unnatural
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Old 09-28-2006, 04:25 PM   #45
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SOL -- S**t Out of Luck
SNAFU -- Situation Normal -- All F****d Up (or All Fouled Up)
FUBAR -- F*****d Up Beyond All Repair, F****d up Beyond All Recognition, Fouled up Beyond All Repair, Fouled up Beyond All Recognition
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Old 10-06-2006, 11:11 PM   #46
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How about:

ASAP: As Soon As Possible, As Soon As Probable, As Soon As i Pee

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Old 10-06-2006, 11:21 PM   #47
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I think good 'ol Sean Punch or KROMM may have just invented a new one.
Just the way TRAVELLER fans say IMTU for "In My TRAVELLER Universe"

Kromm in this post :
http://forums.sjgames.com/showpost.p...6&postcount=13

...said "IMY" for In my Yrth .

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Old 10-11-2006, 08:19 PM   #48
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MT: Metatrait
RSB: Racial Skill Bonus
RLS: Racialy Learned Skill
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Old 10-18-2006, 05:37 PM   #49
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GEV -- Ground Effect Vehicle (like a hovercraft)
NOE -- Nape of the Earth (flying low enough that a very brave passenger could reach out and touch terrain features passing below)
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Old 10-19-2006, 01:53 PM   #50
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I think you're right.
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