Chat Acronyms

 

Have you ever wondered what all the abbreviations are that people use in chat rooms?
Even experienced chatters sometimes wonder what they are seeing as we come across
new acronyms every day. Most acronyms use the first letter of every word in a phrase.
This abbreviated form allows for quick typing.
Here are some of the most commonly used acronyms.

 

A/S/L Age/Sex/Location LOL Laughing Out Loud
AFK Away From the Keyboard LTNS Long Time No See
AKA Also Known As L8R

Later

ASAP As Soon As Possible J/K Just Kidding
ATM At The Moment M8

Mate

B4 Before MYOB

Mind Your Own Business

BBIAB Be Back In A Bit NM

Never Mind

BBL Be Back Later OIC

Oh I See

BBS Be Back Soon PITA Pain In The A$$
BTW By The Way PPL/Peeps People
CRS Can't remember $hit ROTFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing
CU/CUL See You/ See You Later ROTFLMAO ROTF Laughing My A$$ off
CYA See Ya TGIF Thank God It's Friday
FYI For Your Information THX Thanks
GGP Gotta Go Pee TTYL Talk To You Later
GL Good Luck TY Thank You
GMTA Great Minds Think Alike TYVM Thank You Very Much
GR8 Great W8 Wait
GTG Good To Go/Got To Go WB Welcome Back
IC I See WTF What The F**k
IMHO In MY Humble Opinion YVW You're Very Welcome
IRL In Real Life YW You're Welcome

 

Here are some not so commonly used acronyms:

 

?4U

Question for you

FUBAR

fu*ked up beyond repair

2L8

Too late

HCIT

How cool is that

AISI

As I see it

IAC

In any case

BC

Be cool

IAG

Itís all good

BFN

By for now

IIIO

Intel inside idiot outside

BD

Big deal

KISS

Keep it simple stupid

BTDT

Been there done that

NEI

Anyone

CID

Consider it done

NOYB

None of your business

DGT

Donít go there

RTFM

Read the fu*king manual

EOD/EOL

End of discussion/lecture

WYSIWYG

What you see is what you get

F2F

Face to face

Y

Why

 

 

These acronyms usually describe actions:

 

<BS>

Big Smile

<LIS>

Laughing in Silence

<BH>

Big Hug

<S>

Smile

<EG>

Evil Grin

<SB>

Smile Back

<G>

Grin

<TIC>

Tongue in Cheek

<GBH>

Great Big Hug

<VEG>

Very Evil Grin

<H>

Hug

<VWS>

Very Wicked Smile

<HB>

Hug Back

<VWG>

Very Wicked Grin

<K>

Kiss

<VES>

Very Evil Smile

<KB>

Kiss Back

<W>

Wink

<L>

Laugh

<W>

Wicked Grin

 

 

Emoticons are keyboard symbols like dashes, colons, brackets and others
put together to look like a face or an item (like the rose seen here).
Here are some of the most common and not so common ones:

 

 

:)

Smiling

:'-(

Crying

:-)

Smiling With Nose

:-*

Puckering For a Kiss

:-(

Frowning

%-)

Confused but Happy

>:-(

Mad/Annoyed

{{{***}}}

Hugs and Kisses

:-D

Laughing

O :)

Angel With Halo

:-o

Shouting

=^.^=

Pussy Cat

:-0

Surprised

(_|_)

Backside or Buttend

;-)

Winking

*<:-)(

Santa Claus

}:p

Disgusted

(:::{}:::)

A Bandaid

:-()

Big Mouth

@--,--

A Rose

 

 

To learn more about chat acronyms visit  Net Lingo  or  Chat-O-Rama.

Sharpened.net has an excellent searchable database of chat acronyms.

 

 

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