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From FidoNet's Amiga International Echo
Area: AMIGA Date: 3 Oct 93 21:04:00
From: Jon Peterson (1:383/25.0)
To : All
Subj: FFish 1000th Anniv
Here is the list of donors for the fourth week of the FFish
1000th Anniv thingy.
Matthew L. Schultz
Darrin & Lisa Zimmerman (Amiga Un-Sig of Southern Michigan)
Eric V. Peterson (muchly appreciate the letter and news)
Total donations as of 9/18/93 are $185.00. Got a ways to go
folks. Please talk this up with all concerned (Amiga users) and
pass the word on to your Users Groups.
Request everyone PLEASE!!! pass the word at any Users Group
meetings you attend. This should be a group effort on behalf of
all the Amiga users throughout the world. Please donate whatever
you can afford - or even better - what you honestly think
FFish's work has been worth to you through the years. Let's make
this thing happen. Thanks.
Area: AMIGA Date: 27 Sep 93 20:42:08
From: Zjon Braziel (1:3805/8.6)
To : ALL
Subj: FAQ - Abbreviations
I know that this is slightly offtopic (fogive me please);
however, I thought that having a "standard" listing of these
available to all would be nice as there have been more than
one question concerning them here::::
I've delted quite a bit of the original message so that only
the Abrv's remain...
* Forwarded from area "WF_ECHO" (WF_ECHO) (local to n.3805):
* Forwarded from "SHAREWARE"
* Originally by Kent Anderson, 1:382/91
*** FidoNet International Echo SHAREWRE ***
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) List
Version 1.1, Revised April 22, 1993
AAMOF As A Matter Of Fact
ADN Any Day Now
AFAIK As Far As I Know
ATSL Along The Same Line
AS On Another Subject
AWGTHTGTTA? Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Again?
BBS Bulletin Board System
BCNU Be seeing you ....
BNF Big Name Fan
BTW By The Way
CU See You
CUL See You Later
CYA Cover Your A**
CUL8R See You Later...
DIIK Damned If I know
EMFBI Excuse me for butting in
FITB Fill In The Blank....
FYI For Your Information
FUBAR Fouled Up Beyond All Repair
FWIW For What Its Worth
FYI For Your Information
GD&R Grinning, Ducking & Running (usually left at the
end of a mean or digging message)
GROK As in "I GROK" means thorough understanding. From
GIWIST Gee I Wish I'd Said That
HHTYAY Happy Holidays to You and Yours
IAAL I am a lawyer
IANAL I Am Not A Lawyer
IC I See
IITYWISWYBMAD If I Tell You What It Says, Will You Buy Me A
IMCO In My Considered Opinion
IMHO In My Humble or Honest Opinion
IMNSHO In My Not So Humble Opinion
IOW In Other Words
ISBAB I Should have Bought A Book
ITSFWI If The Shoe Fits, Wear It
JSNM Just Stark Naked Magic
KHYF Know How You Feel
LAB&TYD Life's A Bitch & Then You Die.
LOL Laughing Out Loud
LTNT Long Time, No Type
NTYMI Now that you mention it
OIC Oh, I See...
OOTQ Out of the question
OTOH On The Other Hand
OTTOMH Off the top of my head
PITA Pain In The A**
PMJI Pardon my jumping in
POV Point Of View
PPTSPAHS Please Pass The Salt, Pepper And Hot Sauce...used
when I've had to eat crow, my hat, and other
ROTF Rolling On The Floor
ROTFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLMAO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A** Off
SNAFU Situation Normal, All Fouled Up
SOW Speaking of which
RSN Real Soon Now
RTFM Read The Fine/something Manual
SYSOP System Operator
TANJ There Ain't No Justice
TANSTAAFL There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TAANSTASQ There ain't no such thing as a stupid question
TFTHAOT Thanx For The Help Ahead Of Time...used for a
favor requested, or an answer or help that there's
no doubt will come, but I want to make sure the
person knows I appreciate their taking their time
to do it.
TPTB The Powers That Be
TOBAL There Oughta Be A Law
TOBG This Oughta Be Good
TTBOMK To The Best Of My Knowledge
TTFN Ta Ta For Now
TTUL (TTYL) Talk To You Later
YGLT You're Gonna Love This ...
YKYARW You Know You're A Redneck When==
WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get