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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.

Jon Peterson
Matthew L. Schultz
Chris Nelson
Asha DeVelder
Marshall Freedland
Jeremy Friesner
Michael Phipps
Darrin & Lisa Zimmerman (Amiga Un-Sig of Southern Michigan)
Eric V. Peterson (muchly appreciate the letter and news)
Eric Zimmer

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
         L8R            Later...
         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
                        unsavory dishes
         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