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Chat Acronyms

Acronyms are used in daily conversations in chat rooms. Many newcomers to chat rooms do not know what these acronyms stand for. Even some of the chat veterans don't know what some of them stand for since new acronyms are being born every day.

So how do you use these acronyms in chat? The process is really simple. In the middle of your message, all you have to do is type in the acronym that you want.

Acronym Definition
AFAIK As far as I know
AFK Away from keyboard
AKA Also known as
AOL America OnLine
ASAP As soon as possible
ATM At the moment
B4 Before
BAK Back at keyboard
BBL Be back later
BCNU Be seeing you
BFN Bye for now
BRB Be right back
BTW By the way
CFV Call for votes
CU See you
CUL See you later
CUL8R See you later
DYJHIW Don't you just hate it when...
*eg* Evil grin
F2F Face to face (also meeting in person)
FAQ Frequently asked questions
FWIW For what it's worth
FYA For your amusement
FYI For your information
*g* Grin
GA Go ahead
*gbh* Great big hug
*gbh&k* Great big hug & kiss
*gr&d* Grinning, running, & ducking
*h* Hug
*hb* Hug back
HHOJ Ha ha only joking
HHOK Ha ha only kidding
HHOS Ha ha only serious
HIWTH Hate it when that happens
IAE In any event
IDK I don't know
IMHO In my humble opinion
IMnerHO In my not even remotely humble opinion
IMnsHO In my not so humble opinion
IMO In my opinion
IOW In other words
IRL In real life
IYKWIM If you know what I mean
JASE Just another system error
JK Just kidding (can also stand for joking)
*k* Kiss
*kb* Kiss back
L8R Later
*l* Laugh
*li* Laughing inside
*lis* Laughing in silence
*lol* Laugh out loud
NRN No reply necessary
OBTW Oh, by the way
OIC Oh I see
OT Off topic
OTOH On the other hand
OTTH On the third hand
PD Public domain
PMJI Pardon me, Jumping in (when you interrupt a conversation)
PMFJI Pardon me for jumping in (same as above)
REHI Hello again
RFD Request for discussion
*rofl* Roll on floor laughing
RSN Real soon now
RTM Read the manual
*s* Smile
*sb* Smiles back
SITD Still in the dark
SOS Same old stuff
SSDD Same stuff different day
SW Shareware
SYL See you later
TANSTAAFL There ain't no such thing as a free lunch
TGIF Thank God it's Friday
TIA Thanks in advance
*tic* Tongue in cheek
TNX Thanks
TNX 1.0E6 Thanks a million
TTFN Ta-ta for now
TTYL Talk to you later
*veg* Very evil grin
*ves* Very evil smile
*vwg* Very wicked grin
*vws* Very wicked smile
*w* Wink
*wg* Wicked grin
WRT With regard to (also with respect to)
WTH What the heck
WYSIWYG What you see is what you get
YMMV Your mileage may vary
YMMVG Your mileage may vary greatly