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Old 10-21-2006, 12:53 PM   #51
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Default Re: GURPS Forum Abbreviations: help the newbies?

Astonishingly, Cosmic: NDRR (for No Die Roll Required) is missing from the list.
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Old 10-26-2006, 05:05 AM   #52
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TPK == Total Party Kill (a case when all PCs die).
Kill what, why would anyone want to kill all personal computers???
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Mook == Nameless NPC thats there to be killed, or avoided if you're feeling kind
NPC??? Non-Personal Computer, why not call them PCs (Public Computers)? Now I'm completely confused...

PC, Player Character
NPC, Non-Player Character
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Old 10-26-2006, 05:11 AM   #53
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Kill what, why would anyone want to kill all personal computers???
NPC??? Non-Personal Computer, why not call them PCs (Public Computers)? Now I'm completely confused...
Nononono. PC=Politically Correct. NPC=NonPolitically Correct. So a TPK is one in which all Politically Correct characters die.
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Old 10-26-2006, 05:25 AM   #54
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Nononono. PC=Politically Correct. NPC=NonPolitically Correct. So a TPK is one in which all Politically Correct characters die.
Ahh, now the emphasis on nameless NPC in mook makes totally sense... Who wants to be identified when being non-political correct...
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Old 10-26-2006, 06:44 AM   #55
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Am I cleared to know why fnord isn't on the list?
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Old 10-26-2006, 06:45 AM   #56
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Am I cleared to know why fnord isn't on the list?
fnord No fnord
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Old 10-26-2006, 03:58 PM   #57
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Is mook an acronym?

TLA = Three Letter Acronym (TLA is the TLA for Three Letter Acronym)
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Old 10-26-2006, 11:18 PM   #58
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Am I cleared to know why fnord isn't on the list?
This transmission has been traced. Re-education squads have been dispatched ;). Move along people, nothing to see here.
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Old 10-27-2006, 07:06 PM   #59
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Is mook an acronym?
No, it is not. It is slang.
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Old 12-08-2006, 09:33 PM   #60
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What's QFT? At least I think that's it... seen Kromm us it a lot...
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