acronyms
bureaucratic birdmad i'm chasing a promotion within the confines of my office, but they may just reclassify it to a higher level than what i qualify for.

this is not good. (for me at least)

I got my boss pretty good with this one, i was surprised when he actually understood what i was saying

(let me preface this with the following glossary: PDQ= position description/qualifications, PDF= adobe acrobat "portable document file", HR= human resources, KSA's=relevant to the PDQ, knowledge, skills and abilities and ASO= administrative services officer)

"Well, boss, if i understand what i heard in the meeting today then it means that even though i've been working on the HTML for awhile now, if you upgrade that spot to an ASO, then according to HR i don't meet the KSA's for that PDQ, at least not according to the PDF i got from them, so does this mean that i am SOL?"

those of you who work in the world of corporations and governments have probably had conversations like this.
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cube Perhaps life would be simpler (certainly quicker) if we could just memorise a few more...
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AWGTHTGTTA = Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Again?
TANSTAAFL = There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
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Mahayana *tries to shOve [[[AWGTHTGTTA = Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Again?]]] into pocket*

oh we [so] are going 2 need [this]
someday very soon
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User24 SQL
- Structured Query Language
HTML
- Hyper Text Markup Language
PHP
- personal home page
PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor
LAMP
- Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP
JPEG
- Joint Picture Experts Group
HTTP
- Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
FTP
- File Transfer Protocol
SMTP
- Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
NNTP
- Network News Transfer Protocol
TCP
- Transmission Control Protocol
IP
- Internet Protocol
GUI
- Graphical User Interface
MODEM
- MOdulator/DEModulator
BASH
- Bourne Again SHell (I think)
WINE
- Wine Is No Emulator
GNU
- Gnu's Not Unix
DOS
- Disk Operating System
Denial Of Service
CSS
- Cascading Style Sheet
XML
- eXtended Markup Language
BMP
- BitMaP
SWF
- ShockWave Flash
TLA
- Three Letter Acronym
RTFM
- Read The Fucking Manual
PNG
- Portable Network Graphic
MSIE
- MicroSoft Internet Exploder
NS
- Nutscrape (netscape)
PGP
- Pretty Good Privacy
MP3
- MPeg Layer 3
DES
- Data Encryption Standard
BASIC
- Beginers All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
db
- DeciBel
DataBase
WAP
- Wireless Application Protocol
RFC
- Request For Comments
FYI
- For Your Information
DLL
- Dynamic Link Library
KB
- KiloByte
MB
- MegaByte
GB
- GigaByte
TB
- TeraByte
SDB
- Super Duper Byte
OKIMTOUATOT
- OK, I Made That One Up, And This One, Too.

There are, obviously, more. I may add some at a later date.

anyone know what .ocx and .vxd files are? They're types of DLL, but what do they stand for???
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Mahayana windows acronym
VxD = Virtual Device Driver
OCX = OLE Control eXtension
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User24 thankyou! 030430
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Mahayana you are oh so very welcome
i love acronyms,
esp when dealing with computers
and technology
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U24 yeah, I love acronyms, too. 030501
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p2 my favorite: rtfm! 030502
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smurfus rex My favorites are:

wtf=What the fuck?
stfutyvm=Shut the fuck up, thank you very much.

:D
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minnesota_chris acronyms make people sound so clever and erudite. 030502
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User24 dont belive I forgot to include the wonderful rtfm

(for all the people who don't know, it means "really, thanks, from me")
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User24 hey! I didn't forget to include the wonderful rtfm. dammit, Howard, you've really gotta remember what you say. 030506
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dudeinanigloo ROFL= Rolling On the Floor Laughing

ROFLMAO= Rolling On the Floor Laughing My Ass Off

STFU= Shut The Fuck Up

BRB= Be Right Back

LOL= Laughing Out Loud

OMG= Oh My God

WTF= What The Fuck

(see internet_phrase_shortenings)
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cpgurrl cz (crip zone) shrtenings.

u r a:

cp (cerebral palsy--that would be me.)
biffer (spina bifida)
amp (amputated)

u may wear:
afos (ankle-foot orthodics--also sometimes used to refer to the 1s that go up to the knee)

u r not an:
AB (able bodied person)

u may/may not be:
special (shorthand 4: lacking cognitive ability)
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cpgurrl o, i forgot some:

u usually go 2:

pt (physical therapy)
and/or ot (occupational therapy)
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dosquatch FLK: Funny Looking Kid

General diagnosis for when you can't put your finger on what is wrong, but there is definitely something not right.
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cpgurrl but wut if ur not a kid, though? that's not 2 say that i'm not. but wouldn't it be FLP??? 040720
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a "point" code_challenge_9 040904
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O:-) O:-) 10Q Thank You
CYA Cover Your A** (Ascii ?)
OIC Oh! I See

Don't Blame Me, I'm innocent 040831
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