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Posted on 2009-11-20 02:42:49 | Show thread starter's posts only

Dear members,   

I have so many people ask me about acronyms in game like: what is afk, or gz mean, so today I will make this topic to list all the short word we use in chat. It will not be cover everything but if you know please share as reply here.

Sincerely,

Ashley

[ Last edited by xanthian31 at 2011-9-25 23:01 ]

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Posted on 2009-11-20 02:43:39 | Show thread starter's posts only

This list originally by Ashley... But I have added abbreviations from lists by captainmatiss, sesammasses, shunka, Juzto & SlyCynic
- Ele


Acronyms Database:



24/7 - 24 Hours A Day, 7 Days A Week




AB - Armed Businessman

ACC - Accuracy

ADV - Adventure

admin - administrator

AFK - Away From Keyboard

AKA - Also Know As

ALT - Alternate Character, Other characters created in game by the same person usually to help the progression and leveling of a main character or to assist in the making of game coin.

Alex - Alexander/ Alexandria

Alch - Alchemy (skill)

ATM - At The Moment / At This Moment

ATT - Attack

AWA - As Well As

AGRO - Aggressive Mob

ALEX - Alexandria

ASAP - As Soon As Possible

AFAIK - As Far As I Know

arrgh - arrgh (what a pirate says)




B - Billion

B4 - Before

Barc - Barcelona

BB - Bye Bye

B/C - Because

BF - Battlefield

BF - Boy Friend

BH - Barehand

BS - Battle Ship

BBL - Be Back Later

BBS - Brotherhood of Black Sails Alliance

BFN - Bye For Now

BOT - Robot or character programmed to do repetitive tasks over and over

BOSS - strongest monster in one scene

BRB - Be Right Back

BRT - Be Right There

BTS - Be There Soon

BTW = By The Way

BARCE - Barcelona

BURBS - Suburbs



CC - Carbon Copy/ City Chat

CP - Caribbean Pirate

CU - See You

CTD - Crash To Desktop

CT - Cape Town

CI - Cold Iron

CII - Cold Iron Ingot

CO - Cannon Operator (jewelery)

CAPE - Cape Town

CYA - See You Later

CRIT - Critical




DC - Disconnected / Desktop Crash

DD - Damage Dealer

DEF - Defence

DHGB - Dragon Head Gun Boat

DM - Damage Bonus

DR - Damage Reduction

DIR - Director

DMG - Damage

DISCO - Discoveries

DISS / DISSING - Disrespect




E-BOOK - Electronic Book (in game guide)

EG - Emperor's Guardian

EG - Exemplora Gratia (Latin For "For Example")

ETC - Et Cetera, (Latin For "and other things")

ELO - Eloquence (skill in VCO)

ETA - Estimated Time Of Arrival

EVERY1 - Every one

EXP - Experience

EW - Eagle Wood

EWC - Eagle Wood Complex




FH - Figurehead

FLW - Follow

FP - Falchion Playing (skill in VCO)

FALCH - Falchion

FS - Flagship

FAQ - Frequently Asked Question

FFS - For Sake

FTW - For The Win

FYI - For You Information

FALCH - Falchion

FLAMER - Person who starts or encourages bad mouthing (Dissing) of others




GA - Game Assistant

GF - Girl Friend

GG - Good Game

GJ - Good Job

GFU - Good For You

GL - Good Luck

GM - Game Master

GZ - Congratulation

GRATZ - Congratulation

GR8 - Great

GTG - Get To Go, Got to go

G2G - Got to go

GODWIN'S LAW - Dictates that the longer a thread, the more likely someone will post a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler




HI - Hurricane Island

HE - High Explosive (Cannon Ammunition)

HP - Health Point

HS - High Seas

HL - High Level

HF - Have Fun

haxor or H4x0r (1337) - Hacker




IC - I see

i.e. - id est (Latin for "that is")

IM - Item Mall

IDC - I Don't Care

IGG -  Internet Gaming Gate

IGN -  In Game Name

IDK - I Don't Know

IMO - In My Opinion

IMHO - In My Humble Opinion




JK - Just Kidding




K or KK Okay

K - Thousand

KK - Million

KS - Kill Steal

KKK - Billion

KOS - Kill Of Sight

KOHG - Kiss of Holy Gun (skill)




LAG - Lag; Slang term for slow Internet speeds or high Internet latency; Lag is sometimes due to a server problem, but more frequently due to the connection between client and server. A slow or intermittent connection may often be referred to as laggy

LAMER - A know-nothing, one who is lame.

led/Led/LH=Ledhed/ledhed - Head Forum Moderator

LEET - Often spelled as l33t or 1337. It originally meant elite

LF - Looking For

LS - Live Support

L8R - Later

LOI - Lack Of Interest

LOL - Laughing Out Loud

LMAO - Laughing My Ass Off

LMFAO - Laughing My Ass Off

lvl - level

lvling - leveling




M - Million

M8 - Mate

MA - Merchant Alliance

ME - Military Equipment (skill in VCO)

MS - Merchant Ship

Merch - Merchant Ship

MOZ - Mozambique

MOD - Moderator

MOBS - Groups of monsters

MATS - Materials

MOGA - Mogadishu

MYOB - Mind Your Own Business

MERCH - Merchant

MMORPG - Massive Multi-player Online Role Playing Game (also MMO)

MMO- Massive Multi-player Online Game



N/A - Not Available

NC - No Comment

NP - No Problem

NAN - No Answer Needed

NEU - Neutral

NPC - None Playable Character

NTY - No Thank You

NAGA - Nagasaki

NEWB - Newbie (a new player who is honest try's his best to understand something alone before asking.)

NOOB / n00b - Noobie (a new player who is lazy, skillless, always ask for free stuffs like money and items.) An inexperienced user of a system or game, or an annoying person. Usually a derogatory term for someone inexperienced at a game.

NOTO - Notoriety

NVM / NVMD - Nevermind




OK - Zero Kill (used during war time, report of 0 kill)

OK - Okay

Okies - Okay

OMG - Oh My God

OMW - On My Way

OIC - Oh I See

O RLY - Oh Really

OFN - Old News

O NOZ - Oh NO





P2P - Peer to peer, or pay to play

P2 / P3 - Phase 2 / Phase 3

PH2 / PH3 - Phase 2 / Phase 3

PK - Player Killer

PM - Player Made

PM - Private Message. Private Chat

PLZ - Please

PPL - People

PROVS - Provisions

PVE - Player Versus Environment (no killing players)

PVP - Player Versus Player

POTS - Potions

POWN - Owned; slang for loosing a battle or loosing face

PWNED - Intentional misspelling of owned

PW - Persistent World -game world continues to advance even if player is offline(gaming, characteristic for MMORPG-s)




QA - Questions & Answers

QT - Quick Time




R - are

Reyk - Reykjavik

RG - Rare Gold

RL - Real Life

RH - Royal Highness

RR - Restroom

REP - Reputation

RMO - Royal Military Officer

ROG - Rage Of God (skill in VCO)

ROFL - Rolling On Floor Laughing

ROTFL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing

ROTFLMAO - Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off

ROTFLMAOWPIMP - Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off while Peeing In My Pants

ROTG - Rolling On The Ground




SB - Sea Battle (skill in VCO)

Sev - Seville

Sew - Sewing (skill in VCO)

SD - Sword Dance (skill in VCO)

SMILEY - Another name for Emoticons

SG - Snail Games

SP - Stamina / Energy Point

SP - Sword Playing (skill in VCO)


SP? - Spelling? (used when not sure if spelling is correct)

SS - Screen Shot

SOME1 - Some one

SOS - Help

SOS - Soul Of Sabre (skill in VCO)

SRY - Sorry

SRRY - Sorry

SUP - What's Up

STR8 - Straight

STBY - Stand by

STFU - Shut the Up

SUBS - Suburbs



TC - Take Care

TY - Thank You

TT - Tracer Thrower (grapple)

TH - Treasure Hunter

TBH - To Be Honest/ The Black Hand (guild Alliance)

TGE - The Great Empire Alliance

THX - Thanks

TOS - Terms of Service; Agreement you ok when you join/subscribe to a web site or game

TTFN - Ta Ta For Now

TTYL - Talk To You Later

TYVM - Thank You Very Much

TY - Thank You

TYT - Take Your Time

TS - Total Skill

TS - Team Speak (Voice chat)

TSL - Total Skill Level




U - You

U2 - You Too





VC - Voyage Century

VCO - Voyage Century Online

VIP - Very Important Person

Vice - Vice Leader of Guild

VT / Vent - Venttrillo (Voice chat)

VOY - Voyage (skill in VCO)




W/ - With

W8 - Wait

WB - Welcome Back

W/ - With

W/O - Without

W/E - What Ever

WC /  W/C - Wrong Chat

WH - Ware House

wOOT / w00t - Exclamation of Happiness, saying Hurray!

WOOT - We Own the Other Team

WRT - With Respect Too/ Compared to/ Regarding..

WTB - Want To Buy

WTG - Way To Go

WTH - What The Heck or What the

WTF - What The

WTS - Want To Sell

WTT - Want To Trade

WUG - What You Got?

WUBU2 - What (have) you been up to?

WUU2 - What (are) you up to?

WYSIWYG - What you see is what you get




XX - Kiss (short for kiss use by girl at the end of letter)

XO/EO - Executive Officer




YW - You Welcome




Zzz - Sleeping

ZOMG/ZOMFG - An intentional misspelling of OMG/OMFG


This list will update, when I get more info

[ Last edited by xanthian31 at 2011-9-25 22:59 ]

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#3
Posted on 2009-11-20 02:44:01 | Show thread starter's posts only

Specific to Columbus Server:

Columbus:
BAC=BrndnbrgAfCo
BBS=Brotherhood of the Black Sails
BH=Blackhearts
BH=BootyHunters
BH=BROTHER*H00D
BK=BlackKnights
BW=Black_Watch
CG or CRNA or GUJA=CRNA_GUJA
covs=reffers to Covenants guild which no longer exists
CR=CoRsaires
DM=DynAstY_MinG
FW=FuZzy_WuZzy
GH=GoldenHorde
HL=HighLanders
IA=Iron armada
Inks/Inkys=Inkwizycja
KM=KnightsMalta
L-2-N=Loyal-2-None
LD=Likedeeler
Med420=Medieval420
MN=Mare_Nostrum
NV=NiteVoyagers
NWO=New World Order
PC=Puticlub
PH=Poison_House
QT=QueensTiara
RE=Rus_Elite
Revs=Revenants
RF=RoyalFleet
RG=RoyalGuards
RONF=RO_NavyForce
RR=RumRunners
SC=SouthrnCross
SD=reffers to guild SeaDefenders which no longer exists
SF=Svea.Flotta
SG=SeaGuardians
TBH=TheBlackHand
TCZ=TitansCZ
TGE=The Great Empire
TLS=The Last Straw
TO=TheOutcasts
TW=Timberwolves
Vindy=Vindicators
WH=White Horses
WOLF=WOLFGuards
WP=WolfPack
XR=XcalibeR


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[ Last edited by xanthian31 at 2011-9-25 22:33 ]

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#4
Posted on 2009-11-20 03:11:56 | Show thread starter's posts only

well it would be nice if you make them in alfabetic order Ashley3 ^^"
AKA - also know as
BBL - be back later

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#5
Posted on 2009-11-20 03:13:06 | Show thread starter's posts only

they are alphabetic, but it order by 1 word, 2 words, 3 words, 4 words and so on.

AKA, BBL, add to list

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#6
Posted on 2009-11-20 07:29:25 | Show thread starter's posts only

you forgot about   "DC" / Disconnected  =P
happens to everyone :)

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#7
Posted on 2009-11-20 08:02:28 | Show thread starter's posts only

Seems you are missing:
TY - Thank You
YW - You're Welcome
IMO - In My Opinion
CTD - Crash To Desktop

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#8
Posted on 2009-11-20 14:51:13 | Show thread starter's posts only

all update

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#9
Posted on 2009-11-20 15:09:08 | Show thread starter's posts only

IMHO - In my humble opinion
LMAO.... I thought it was Laughing My Ass Off

maybe add shortened words too like:
Mats - Materials

this has been done a few times before.... let me see if I can find links.

1)  http://forum.vc.igg.com/viewthread.php?tid=27166&highlight=abrev

hmmm an I even put a link to the old guide on that (above) link

2) http://forum.vc.igg.com/viewthread.php?tid=19708

May I suggest you combine them all together!!

have fun

- Ele

[ Last edited by xanthian31 at 2009-11-20 12:12 ]

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#10
Posted on 2009-11-20 19:49:39 | Show thread starter's posts only

omgwtfbbq - Oh my god what the f**k barberque lol

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