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MarketForum Shorthand
AFAIC -- As far as I'm concerned
AFAIK -- As far as I know
B4 - Before
BBL - Be back later
BCNU - Be seeing you
BFN - Bye for now
BMT -- Bloody 'mouth trader'
BRB - Be right back
BTW - By the way
CLAD - Cor luv a duck!
CR - Couron related
CUL8R - See you later
DNFTT - Do not feed the trolls
DVPS - Delusional vindictive political sicko
F2F - Face to face
FAPP -- For all practical purposes
FAQ - Frequently asked questions
FCOL - For crying out loud
FWIW - For what it's worth
(g!) -- grinning
GBH&K - Great big hug & kiss
GFAF - Good for a fade
HHOK - Ha ha only kidding!
IMHO - In my humble opinion
IRL - In real life
ISOTM - In search of the miraculous
J/K - Just kidding
JMJO - Just my jaundiced opinion
LMAO - Laughing my ass off
LOL - Laughing out loud
MTR - Maybe trade related
MTTW - More trouble than (it's) worth
NPI - No pun intended
NT - No text
NTR - Not trading related
OCICBW - Of course I could be wrong
OIC - Oh, I see!
OTOH - On the other hand
OTT - Over the top
OTTH -- On the third hand (used when dealing with economists...)
PI - Pun intended
PWUI - Posting while under the influence
ROTFL - Rolling on the floor laughing
SP - Spam
TIA - Thanks in advance
(tic!) - Tongue-in-cheek
TOOS - Turkey out of season (i.e. someone who ought to be slaughtered anyway)
TTFN - Ta-ta for now
(w!) - Wink
(compiled with the help of Forum regular SAJ)

 

MarketForum Shorthand for Seniors
BMSTI: Bit More Senior Than I
BTW: Bring The Wheelchair
BYOT: Bring Your Own Teeth
CMP: Call Me Picayune
DWI: Driving While Incontinent
FMGSICFMT: Find My Glasses So I Can find My Teeth
FWB: Friend With Betablockers
FWIW: Forgot Where I Was
FYI: For Your Indigestion
GOML: Get Off My Lawn
GTG: Gotta Groan
IMHMO: In My HMO
IMHO: Is My Hearing-Aid On?
JK: Just Kvetching
LAPD: Limping Along Praising Depends
LMDO: Laughing My Dentures Out
LOL: Living On Lipitor
LWO: Lawrence Welk's On
MGAD: My Grandson's A Doctor
MILF: Meal I'd Like To Forget
NYPD: Not Yet Past Deadline
OMG: Oy, My Grandchildren!
OMG: Ouch, My Groin!
OYVAY: Only Yesterday Visions of Always Young
ROFLCGU: Rolling On The Floor Laughing Can't Get Up
RULKM: Are You Leaving Kids Money?
SUS: Speak Up, Sonny
TGIF: Thank Goodness It's Four (Four o'clock - Early Bird Special)
WIWYA: When I Was Your Age
(compiled from senior acronyms listed on the CarTalk.com website, with additions supplied by MarketForum seniors berky and pj)