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      04-09-2008, 09:50 PM   #45
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WOT - Wide Open Throttle
THANK YOU!!!! i knew what you guys were talking about, but i just didnt know wut it stood for. its been buggin me for like 3 months now!
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      04-09-2008, 10:04 PM   #46
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I'm not talking about common Acronyms like: LOL and WTF. Everyone knows what those mean. .

Funny that they put "lol" and "wtf"

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      04-10-2008, 02:51 AM   #47
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      04-10-2008, 09:24 AM   #48
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Originally Posted by Mattscott View Post
Yeah and you can get ///M-sport package on non-M cars there too.

...our European friends sure have more toys to play with...

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      04-10-2008, 09:35 AM   #49
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      04-10-2008, 10:18 AM   #50
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RTFM - read the frickin manual
YMMV - your mileage may vary (meaning you may get different results)
R compound - sticky tires usually made just for the road race track
ECU - electronic control unit (the brain of the car)
NOOB - new person on the planet (inexperienced forum poster)

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      04-10-2008, 10:14 PM   #51
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Haha I'm glad you guys are liking my thread!! STICKY STICKY STICKY FTW
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      05-02-2008, 01:51 PM   #53
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FRP = Fiber Reinforced Polymer
Nice work.
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      05-02-2008, 01:52 PM   #54
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Mods really should sticky this. It keeps coming back over and over again.
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Thank you wikipedia...

1337 - From the word Leet, derived from the word elite
2 - too, or to
4 - For
A C? - AH! SI?
AFAICR/S/T - As far as I can recall / remember / see / tell
AFAIK - As far as I know
AFK - Away from keyboard
ASAP - As soon as possible
ASL - Age / sex / location
ATEOTD - At The End of the Day
ATM - At the moment
AWOL - Absent Without (Official) Leave
AYBABTU (also abbreviated as AYB) - w:All your base are belong to us
B2B - Business to Business
BBIAB - Be back in a bit
BBQ - Barbecue. OMG WTF BBQ.
BBL/BBS - Be back later / shortly / soon
BCNU - Be seein' you
BFF - Best Friends Forever
blog - Also known as web log or an online journal
BOFH - Bastard operator from hell
bot - Any type of automated software in chatrooms and web-cataloging software
BRB - Be right back
BSOD - Blue Screen of Death
BTDT - Been there done that
BTW - By the way
bump - backronym for "Bring Up My Post"
CU - See you (later)
CYA - See ya OR Cover Your Ass
DFTT - Don't feed the trolls
DIAF - Die in a fire
DILLIGAF/D/S - Does it look like I give a flip / fuck / damn / shit
DND - Do not disturb
DOA - Dead on arrival.
EOF - End of File
EOM - End of Message
EOL - End of Life. End of Line.
EQ - EverQuest
ETA - Estimated time of arrival
FAQ - Frequently Asked Question(s)
FFS - For fuck's sake
flamer - Someone who makes inflammatory, abusive or directly offensive comments. Similar to, but not quite the same as an Internet troll.
FMCDH - From My Cold Dead Hands
FOAD - Fuck off and die
FOAF - Friend of a friend
FTL - For the loss
FTW - For the win
FU - Fuck you
FUBAR - Fucked up beyond all recognition
FUD - Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt
FWIW - For what it's worth
FYI - For your information
GBTW - Get back to work
GF - Great/good fight
GFU - Good for you
GFY - Go fuck yourself
GG - Good game,
GGS - Good games
GJ - Good job
GMTA - Great minds think alike
Godwin's Law - Dictates that the longer a thread, the more likely someone will post a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler
gratz - Congratulations
GTFO - Get the fuck out
GTG or G2G - 'Got to go' or 'Good to go'
GR - Good Race
HAND - have a nice day
HF - Have fun
haxor or H4x0r (1337) - Hacker
HTH - Hope this / that helps
IANAL - I am not a lawyer
IBTL - In before the lock
IDK - I don't know
IONO - I don't know
IIRC - If I recall / remember correctly
IIUC - If I understand correctly
IMO/IMHO/IMNSHO/IMAO - In my (humble / honest / not so humble / arrogant) opinion
IOW - In other words
IRC - Internet Relay Chat
IRL - In real life
ITYM - I Think You Mean
IWSN - I want sex now
IYKWIM - If you know what I mean[12]
jaggy - aliased computer graphics
JAS - Just a sec
JK or j/k - Just kidding, or joke
k or kk - OK
KISS - Keep it simple stupid.
KOS - Kill on sight
KTHX - OK, thanks
KTHXBAI - OK, thanks, goodbye,
L8R - Later, L8R also sometimes abbreviated as L8ER
lamer - A know-nothing, one who is lame.
leet - Often spelled as l33t or 1337. It originally meant elite
LFG - Looking for group
LFM - Looking for more
LMAO - Laughing my ass off
LMFAO - Laughing my fucking ass off
LMIRL - Let's meet in real life.
LMK - Let me know
LOL - Laughing out loud, laugh out loud[13]
LTNS - Long time no see
MMORPG, MMO - Massive Multi-player Online Role Playing Game
MOTD - Message of the day
MTFBWY - May The Force be with you
MUD - Multi-User Dungeon
MUSH - Multi-User Shared Hallucination
MYOB - Mind your own business
M8 - Mate
N1 - Nice one,
NE1 - "Anyone"
n00b - An inexperienced user of a system or game, or an annoying person
NIFOC - Naked In Front Of Computer
NM - (Sometimes written N/M) Not much, Never mind or no message,
NP - No problem
NSFW - Not safe for work
NVM, NVMD, or nm - Nevermind, not much
O RLY - Oh really?
OIC - Oh, I see
OFN - Old freaking news
OMG - Oh my god
OMFG - Oh my fucking god
OMGWTF - Oh my God what the fuck/>
OMW - On my way or Oh my word
ONOZ - Oh, no
OP - Original poster / Operator / Outpost
OS - Operating system
OT - Off topic
OTOH - On the other hand
OTP - On the phone or One true pairing or On The Piss
P2P - Peer to peer, or pay to play
PAW - Parents are watching
PEBKAC/PEBCAK - Problem exists between keyboard and chair
ping - From the popular network monitoring tool
PITA - Pain in the arse / ass
PLMK - Please let me know
PMSL - Pissing myself laughing
POS - Piece of shit, or parent over shoulder.
POTS - Plain old telephone service
POV - Point of view[12]
PL - Powerleveling, used in online games
PPL - People[12]
PTKFGS - Punch the Keys For God's Sake
pr0n - Intentional misspelling of porn
PW - Persistent World (gaming)
pwned - Intentional misspelling of owned
QFT - Quoted for truth. Used on internet message boards to show agreement from a previous message
QWP - (texting) Quit Whining, Please. (gaming) equip v / equipment n.
RL - Real Life
RMS - Ride me sideways
ROFL/ROTFL - Rolling on (the) floor laughing
ROFLMAO/ROTFLMAO - Rolling on (the) floor laughing my ass off
ROFLMAOWPIMP/ROTFLMAOWPIMP - Rolling on (the) floor laughing my ass off while peeing in my pants
ROFLOL/ROTFLOL - Rolling on (the) floor laughing out loud
RSN - Real soon now (used sarcastically)
RTFB - Read the fucking binary (or book)
RTFS - Read the fucking source
RTFM/RTM - Read the (fucking) manual or reboot the (fucking) machine
SCNR - Sorry, could not resist
SFW - Safe for Work, see NSFW
sk8/sk8r/sk8er - skate/skater
smiley - Another name for emoticons
SMH - Shaking my head
SNAFU - Situation normal: all (fucked/fouled) up
SOHF - Sense of humor failure
STFU - Shut the fuck up
STFW - Search the fucking web
TANSTAAFL - There ain't no such thing as a free lunch
TBF - Time between failures
TBH - To be honest
TG - That's great
TGIF - Thank God it's Friday
THX/THNX, TNX or TX - Thanks
TIA - Thanks in advance
TINC - There Is No Cabal, a term discouraging conspiracy theories
TMI - Too much information
TOOBS - Internets (refering to the internet as a series of tubes
TOS - Terms of service
TTBOMK - To the best of my knowledge
TTFN - Ta ta for now
TTYL - Talk to you later (also spelled TTUL, T2UL or T2YL)
TY - Thank you
TYT - Take your time
TYVM - Thank you very much
U - You
UTFSE - Use the fucking search engine
w00t, w00T or WOOT - First two express exuberance, the last is a backronym for the term "We Own the Other Team".
W/ or W/O - With or without
WB - Welcome back
W/E - Whatever
WRT - With respect / regard to
WTB - Want to buy
WTF - What the fuck
WTG - Way to go
WTH - What the hell
WTS - Want to sell
WTT - Want to trade
WUG - What you got?
WUBU2 - What (have) you been up to?
WUU2 - What (are) you up to?
WYSIWYG - What you see is what you get
W8 - Wait
YHBT - You have been trolled.
YKW - You know what?
YMMV - Your mileage may vary.
YTMND - You're The Man Now, Dog
YW - You're welcome.
YOYO - You're On Your Own.
YAGTOH - you are going to own him.
With all these, you forgot TTT (To The Top)!

This is total BS (Bull Shit)!!!


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      05-03-2008, 01:35 AM   #56
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Originally Posted by NRG View Post
JB = Juice box performence tuner
H = hot pill (modification to JB adds more boost)
HH = two hot pills (doubles that boost)
R = race switch for JB
X = as JBX (the upcoming upgrade/replacement for the "R" switch)
BMS = Burger Motor Sports ( developer of JB )
AA = Active Autowerke
RPI = Race Presicion Inc.
RR = Riss Racing
UR = Ultimate Racing (your city based tuner)
FMIC = front mount intercooler
SIMS = simulators
NA = naturally inspired
FI = forced induction
DR's = drag radials
DP's = downpipes
DV's = diverter valves
CAI = cold air intake
AF = air filter
ECU = engine control unit
MODS = modifications
PITA = pain in the ass
NA = Naturally Aspirated

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      05-03-2008, 07:10 AM   #57
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CEL - check engine light

NMFP - Not my f***ing problem

PEBCAC - Problem exists between chair and keyboard

ID10T error - look closely.

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      05-03-2008, 07:49 AM   #58
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Did anyone list BOV?
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      01-16-2009, 02:41 AM   #59
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LCI - Life Cycle Impulse.

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      01-16-2009, 02:51 AM   #60
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So somebody should definately stickey this. As well as compile and organize everything into the OP, and seperate general forum shit from car stuff.
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      01-16-2009, 02:51 AM   #61
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Great thread, just ditch the LOL/FAQ/mainstream acronyms and abbreviations.
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      01-16-2009, 03:07 AM   #62
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good thread..
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      01-16-2009, 03:13 AM   #63
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DCI = Dual Cone Intake <--- left out
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      01-16-2009, 04:15 AM   #64
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DCI = Dual Cone Intake <--- left out
^^ I think we (e90post) are responsible for coining that one
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      01-16-2009, 07:56 AM   #65
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What's JDM?

Now: Monaco Blue/Saddle Brown E90 335i x-Drive | 6MT | ZPP | ZSP | ZCW | iDrive | Logic 7 | HD Radio | CA | Sunshades | PDC | iPod

Before: Space Gray/Black E92 328xi | 6MT | ZPP | ZSP | ZCW | iDrive | iPod | Sirius
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      01-16-2009, 03:19 PM   #66
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how about BJ???
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