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Old 07-02-2004, 02:31 PM
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Common abbreviations
Common abbreviations:

- A -
AC - After Coupon
AFAIK - As far as I know
AFK - Away from keyboard
AMEX - American Express
AP - After Price Match
AR - After rebate

- B -
B&M - Brick and mortar store (A physical retail store as opposed to an online merchant)
B1G1 or BOGO - Buy one get one free
BB - Best Buy
BBB - Better Business Bureau
BBIAB - Be back in a bit
BF - Black Friday
BFBS - Buy First,Think Second
BBL - Be back later
BOC - Bag Of Crap (for Woot)
BRB - Be right back
BTW - By the way
BVG - Best Value Guarantee (Offered by some credit card companies)

- C -
CB - Cashback
CC - Credit card
CM - Cyber Monday
CPN - Coupon
CSR - Customer service representative
CYA - See ya
CYM - Check your mail

- D -
DD - Deal discussion
DOTD - Deal Of The Day
DT - Deal Talk ( For Expired Deals)
DX - DealExtreme
DOA - Dead on Arrival

- E -
ECB - Extra Care Bucks (for CVS)
EPP - Employee Purchase Program (for Dell EPP)
ER - Easy Rebates (for Staples)

- F -
FAR - Free After Rebate
FS or F/S - Free Shipping
FSSS - Free Super Saver Shipping (for Amazon orders over $35)
FTFY - Fixed That For you
FWIW - For what it's worth

- G -
GC - Gift certificate
GDA - Good deal at
GCO - Google Checkout

- H -
HD - Hot deal, Home Depot, High Definition
HDD - Hard Drive
HSN - Home Shopping Network
HTH - Hope This Helps

- I -
IRC - Internet Relay Chat
IIRC - If I Recall Correctly
IMAO - In My Arrogant Opinion
IMHO - In My Honest/Humble Opinion
IMO - In my opinion
IR - Instant rebate
IRL - In Real Life
IWG - Instant Win Game

- L -
LAN - Local Area Network
LMAO - Laughing my ass off
LMK - Let me know
LOL - Laughing out loud


- M -
MAP - Minimum Advertised Price
MC - MicroCenter
MFG - Manufacturer
MFP - Multi-function Printer
MFR - Manufacturer
MIR - Mail in rebate

- N -
NIB - New In Box
NM or NVM - nevermind
NIC - Network Interface Card

- O -
OD - Office Depot
OEM - Original Equipment Manufacturer
OM - Office Max
OOP - Out of pocket or Out of Print
OOS - Out of stock
OP - Original Poster (author of thread)
OT - Off topic

- P -
PM - Price match
PM - Private Message
PT - Product Testing
P/T - Part Time

- Q -
QPLR - Quoted Per Lounge Rules

- R -
RAOK - Random act of kindness
RMA - Return Merchandise Authorization.
ROFL - Rolling on floor laughing

- S -
SASE - Self addressed stamped envelope
S/H - Shipping and handling
SSD - Solid State Drive

- T -
TD - Thumbs Down
TD - Tiger Direct
TIA - Thanks in advance
TLDR or TL;DR - Too Long Didn’t Read
TRU - Toys R Us
TTYL - Talk to You Later
TU - Thumbs Up

- V -
VPN- Virtual Private Network

- W -
WAN - Wide Area Network

- Y -
YAFTS - Yet another free T-Shirt
YGM - You've got mail
YGPM - You've got a private message
YMMV - Your mileage may vary

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Last edited by Schooby; 01-09-2014 at 04:29 PM..