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Old 10-23-2018, 09:44 AM   #1
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Acronyms

My problem, not yours...

Not financially savvy, and a rapidly declining memory, I picked a few threads to see how much I don't know/remember. Picked out the letter combinations.

Results:

*M
YTD
VG
HCL
VBTLX
ACA
HSA
IIRC
SOB
HDHP
OOPM
HHS
DW
DS
SIL
MIL
FIL
MIL
DS
DD
BCBSBC
CSR
HVAC
SLCSP
DFS
MAGI
APTC
IRA
SS
HI
IC
LTCG
APTC
FCU
MM
CT
VMFXX
CD
UTB
MF
FMPXX
VMMXX
SCORE
IMO
FIRE
MMF
FIT
FCU
ST
PIA
HSBC
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Old 10-23-2018, 09:47 AM   #2
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Old 10-23-2018, 09:55 AM   #3
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So these are all acronyms you donít recall the meaning of, or is just a list of acronyms from recent posts?
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Old 10-23-2018, 09:58 AM   #4
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"If only I had spent more time at work" ... from "Busy Man" sung by Billy Ray Cyrus
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I pointed a friend toward these forums and the feedback I got is that discussions are hard to follow because of all the acronyms.
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Old 10-23-2018, 10:18 AM   #6
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Old 10-23-2018, 10:40 AM   #7
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This link might help a little:

* Acronyms and Slang Frequently Used on the Forum *
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Old 10-23-2018, 10:52 AM   #8
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Old 10-23-2018, 11:46 AM   #9
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1. Too Long; Don't Read
2. Top Level Domain Registry
3. Top Level Design Review

Am sure it's #3
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I like this one. Haven't seen it before, but plan on using it a lot from now on.
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Old 10-23-2018, 11:48 AM   #11
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So these are all acronyms you donít recall the meaning of, or is just a list of acronyms from recent posts?
Just from posts from the past few days... IIRC
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Just from posts from the past few days... IIRC
I just try to guess what everybody means with the unrecognizable letters. Now here is a beauty: BCBSBC (I think it probably has something to do with religion, like :Before Christ"?)
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My favorite acronym isn't on the list. FUBAR
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Old 10-23-2018, 12:53 PM   #15
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I like SUP. As is "Wha SUP?"
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I like SUP. As is "Wha SUP?"
I'd add two more letters....."Wha SUP yo".

My favorite from the IT help desk world...."PICNIC".

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I'd add two more letters....."Wha SUP yo".

My favorite from the IT help desk world...."PICNIC".

Problem in chair not in computer.
Of course, how could I forget the "yo"? .
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My favorite acronym isn't on the list. FUBAR
It is on this list
* Acronyms and Slang Frequently Used on the Forum *

But TERFU is not on that list. (Typical Early Retiree Foul Up)
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Another that should be there (at least it's very common in the military)

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