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Late to the game and trying to understand CM lingo....

Posted by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 2:55 PM
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This might sound silly but I don't understand all the lingo on here. Like the term TROLL is used often. Like troll hunting or calling someone a troll. Why do you use that term? What exactly does it mean? Can anyone help me out with any of the other common used terms/phrases?

by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 2:55 PM
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Soniam301
by Sonia on Jul. 8, 2011 at 3:03 PM
a troll is in reference to someone trying to start drama, they are usually identified as a new member of cafemom and post something pretty outlandish like "my baby daddy is cheating on me with his wife, how can he get in trouble for adultry."
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Soniam301
by Sonia on Jul. 8, 2011 at 3:05 PM
dh= dear husband
dd/ds/sd/ss= dear daughter, dear son, step daughter, step son
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yasbobari
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 3:09 PM
All of the above! :) also, OP (ORIGINAL POST,OR POSTER)
I think there's a list in the introduction post here, check it out ;)
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usmclife58
by Nikki on Jul. 8, 2011 at 3:52 PM

  • Some Common Abbreviations

    WRITING IN ALL CAPITALS - SHOUTING

    BUMP - Bring Up My Post!  When someone posts "bump" in a reply to a post, they are bringing the whole thread to the top of the group so more people will see it.  The posts on the group are in order of when the last reply was added. 

    AC = Adopted Child
    AF = Aunt Flo
    AP= Attachment Parenting
    ATM = At the Moment 
    AYT = Are You There 
    BBL = Be Back Later 
    BF = Boy Friend (also sometimes best friend, breast-feeding or breakfast, depending on context!!)
    BFN = Big Fat Negative 
    BFP = Big Fat Positive
    BIL = Brother-In-Law 
    BL = Belly Laugh 
    BRB = Be Right Back 
    BTW = By The Way
     
    CIO = Crying It Out
    CM = CafeMom 
    CYL = Catch Ya' Later 
    DD = Dearest Daughter, Darling Daughter, etc 
    DF = Dear/Darling Fiance' 
    DH = Dear Hubby (Or Husband), Darling Hubby, Darn Hubby, Dumb Hubby, etc 
    DIKU = Do I Know You 
    DS = Dearest Son, Darling Son, etc (can also mean Direct Sales) 
    DSA = Direct Selling Association
    ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To Add
    F2F = Face To Face 
    FAQ = Frequently Asked Question 
    FC = Foster Child
    FIL = Father-In-Law 
    FF = Formula Feed or Forward Facing (car seat)
    FTW = For The Win
    FWIW = For What It's Worth 
    GF = Girl Friend 
    HTH = Hope That Helps 
    IKWYM = I Know What You Mean 
    IM = Instant Message 
    IMHO = In My Humble/Honest Opinion 
    IRL = In Real Life 
    ISO = In Search Of 
    ITA = I Totally Agree
    JK = Just Kidding 
    JMO = Just My Opinion/Observation
    JUD = Jumping Up And Down
    KWIM = Know What I Mean
    LMAO = Laughing My A$$ Off
    LMBO = Laughing My Butt Off
    LO = Little One
    LOL = Laughing Out Loud or Lots Of Laughs 
    MB = Message Board 
    MD = Meltdown 
    MIL = Mother-In-Law 
    MIS/DS = Mom's In Sales Direct Selling 
    NAD = Nursing At Desk
    NAK = Nursing At Keyboard
    OIC = Oh I See 
    OMG = Oh My Gosh
    OP = Original Poster
    OT = Off Topic 
    OTOH = On The Other Hand 
    PIOG = Posted In Other Groups
    PITA = Pain In The Acronyms
    PM = Private Message
    POV = Point Of View 
    PP = Previous Poster
    PTMM = Please Tell Me More 
    RAK/DAK=Random Acts Of Kindness/Deliberate Acts Of Kindness
    RE = Rolling Eyes
    ROFL or ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing 
    ROFLMBO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off 
    SAH(M) =Stay At Home (Mom)
    SD = Step Daughter
    SIL = Sister-In-Law 
    SMH = Shaking My Head
    SO = Significant Other 
    S/O = Spin-off
    SS = Step Son
    STBX = Soon To Be Ex
    TIA = Thanks In Advance 
    TFS = Thanks for Sharing
    TMI = Too Much Information 
    TOM = Time Of The Month 
    TTC = Trying To Conceive 
    TTYL = Talk To You Later 
    TY = Thank You 
    WAH(M) = Work At Home (Mom)
    WOTH(M) = Work Outside the Home (Mom)
    WB = Welcome Back 
    WTG = Way To Go
     
    WTH = What The Heck

     



USAFamily
by Melissa on Jul. 8, 2011 at 4:53 PM

 That's awesome!! Thanks :)

Quoting usmclife58:

  • Some Common Abbreviations

    WRITING IN ALL CAPITALS - SHOUTING

    BUMP - Bring Up My Post!  When someone posts "bump" in a reply to a post, they are bringing the whole thread to the top of the group so more people will see it.  The posts on the group are in order of when the last reply was added. 

    AC = Adopted Child
    AF = Aunt Flo
    AP= Attachment Parenting
    ATM = At the Moment 
    AYT = Are You There 
    BBL = Be Back Later 
    BF = Boy Friend (also sometimes best friend, breast-feeding or breakfast, depending on context!!)
    BFN = Big Fat Negative 
    BFP = Big Fat Positive
    BIL = Brother-In-Law 
    BL = Belly Laugh 
    BRB = Be Right Back 
    BTW = By The Way
     
    CIO = Crying It Out
    CM = CafeMom 
    CYL = Catch Ya' Later 
    DD = Dearest Daughter, Darling Daughter, etc 
    DF = Dear/Darling Fiance' 
    DH = Dear Hubby (Or Husband), Darling Hubby, Darn Hubby, Dumb Hubby, etc 
    DIKU = Do I Know You 
    DS = Dearest Son, Darling Son, etc (can also mean Direct Sales) 
    DSA = Direct Selling Association
    ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To Add
    F2F = Face To Face 
    FAQ = Frequently Asked Question 
    FC = Foster Child
    FIL = Father-In-Law 
    FF = Formula Feed or Forward Facing (car seat)
    FTW = For The Win
    FWIW = For What It's Worth 
    GF = Girl Friend 
    HTH = Hope That Helps 
    IKWYM = I Know What You Mean 
    IM = Instant Message 
    IMHO = In My Humble/Honest Opinion 
    IRL = In Real Life 
    ISO = In Search Of 
    ITA = I Totally Agree
    JK = Just Kidding 
    JMO = Just My Opinion/Observation
    JUD = Jumping Up And Down
    KWIM = Know What I Mean
    LMAO = Laughing My A$$ Off
    LMBO = Laughing My Butt Off
    LO = Little One
    LOL = Laughing Out Loud or Lots Of Laughs 
    MB = Message Board 
    MD = Meltdown 
    MIL = Mother-In-Law 
    MIS/DS = Mom's In Sales Direct Selling 
    NAD = Nursing At Desk
    NAK = Nursing At Keyboard
    OIC = Oh I See 
    OMG = Oh My Gosh
    OP = Original Poster
    OT = Off Topic 
    OTOH = On The Other Hand 
    PIOG = Posted In Other Groups
    PITA = Pain In The Acronyms
    PM = Private Message
    POV = Point Of View 
    PP = Previous Poster
    PTMM = Please Tell Me More 
    RAK/DAK=Random Acts Of Kindness/Deliberate Acts Of Kindness
    RE = Rolling Eyes
    ROFL or ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing 
    ROFLMBO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off 
    SAH(M) =Stay At Home (Mom)
    SD = Step Daughter
    SIL = Sister-In-Law 
    SMH = Shaking My Head
    SO = Significant Other 
    S/O = Spin-off
    SS = Step Son
    STBX = Soon To Be Ex
    TIA = Thanks In Advance 
    TFS = Thanks for Sharing
    TMI = Too Much Information 
    TOM = Time Of The Month 
    TTC = Trying To Conceive 
    TTYL = Talk To You Later 
    TY = Thank You 
    WAH(M) = Work At Home (Mom)
    WOTH(M) = Work Outside the Home (Mom)
    WB = Welcome Back 
    WTG = Way To Go
     
    WTH = What The Heck

     


 

yasbobari
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 4:56 PM
That was the list I was talking about. Thanks Nikki :)
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usmclife58
by Nikki on Jul. 8, 2011 at 5:24 PM

:)

Dani_Lynn
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 5:34 PM
Although in this group AF often stands for air force
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