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 Airline And Travel Related Acronyms

2BM/3BM - 2/3 Browser Method
AA - American Airlines or Adverse Action
A/A - (Chase) Adverse Action
AAMOF - As a matter of fact
AAOA - Average age of accounts
AF - Annual fee, Air France
AFAF - Asking For A Friend
AFAIC - As far as I'm concerned
AFAIK - As far as I know
AFAICR - As far as I can remember
AFAICT - As far as I can tell
ALOL - Actually laughed/laughing out loud
AO - Add On (Amazon)
AOR - App-o-Rama
AP - Amazon Payments
AU - Authorized User (Additional Card on a CC account)
AWS - Amazon Web Services
B&M - Brick & Mortar (physical store, not online)
BBB - Better Business Bureau / Buy Buy Baby
BBD - Bed Bath & Beyond
BC - Amex Blue Cash card
BD- Bottle Deposit /BirthDay
BOA - Bank of America
BOFA - Bank of America
BOGO - Buy one get one
BOTOH - But on the other hand
BRG - Best rate guaranteed
BTDT - Been there done that
BTL - Bachelor of Talmudic Law
BTW - By the way
BUMP - Bring Up My Post
CA - Cash Advance
CAPTCHA - Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart
CB - Credit bureau, Cash back
CDW - Collision Damage Waiver
CEOA - Cheapest Ever On Amazon
CHFFGM - CHFF's Grand Mehalech
CTEOA - Cheaper Than Ever On Amazon
CL - Credit line
CLI - Credit Line Increase
CMIIW - Correct Me If I'm Wrong
CO - Continental (Airlines)
CP - Companion Pass
CR - Credit Report
CSP - Chase Sapphire Preferred card
CSR - Customer Service Representative
CSR - CHASE Sapphire Reserve
CTLMS - Comments That Leave Me Speechless
CX - Cathay Pacific
CYBYW - Correcting You Because You're Wrong
DACOTYA - Dumb a** comment of the year award
DAOTYA - Dumb a** of the year award
DD Dansdeals.com
DDF - Dans Deals Forums
DDMS - Dans Deals Main Site
DDFB - Dans Deals Facebook (Group)
DH- Dear Husband
DL - Delta
DMPGS - Doesn't Meet Price Guide Standards (or DavidMal's Price Guide Standard)
DO - Day Out/ Day Off
DROC - Don't Rely On Cashier
DROPR - Don't Rely On Phone Reps
DSU - Diamond Suite Upgrade
DW- Dear Wife
E's - Experian + Equifax
ECCA - End Chat, Chat Again
EECB - Executive Email Carpet Bomb
EF - Expert Flyer
Eq - Equifax
ETA - Edited To Add
Exp - Experian
FAR - Free After Rebate
FFN - Frequent Flyer Number
FIL - Father-in-Law
FOMO - Fear Of Missing Out
FR - (Amex) Financial Review/ Freddy rocks!
FT - flyertalk.com
FTFY - Fixed That For You
FTW - For The Win
FU - CHASE Freedom Unlimited
FWIR- From What I Remember/ Read
FWIU - From What I Understand
FWIW - For What It's Worth
FYI - For your information
GC - Gift Card
GD - General Discussion
GIYF - Google is your friend
HT - Hat Tip
Hn - Henche
HUCA - Hang up & call again
HP- Hard Pull
IB - Ink Bold (Chase credit card), Iberia
ICBW- It Could Be Wrong
IINM - If I'm Not Mistaken
IIRC - If I recall correctly
IKR - I Know, Right?
IME - In my experience
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
IMO - In my opinion
IMNSHO - In My Not So Humble Opinion
IRROP - Irregular Operation
ISO - In Search Of
IOW - in other words
KSML - Kosher Meal
JS - Just Shmooze
LD- Lightening Deal (Amazon)
LLTG- Long Live the Game
LMAO - Laugh my aspargus off
LMGTFY - Let Me Google That For You
LMS - Last Man Standing
LCR - Local Conservative Rabbi
LOL - Laugh out loud
LOR - Local Orthodox Rabbi
LSAT - Law School Admission Test
MB - Mercedes Benz (Amex Platinum card)
MBM - Multi Browser Method
MO - Money Order; Modern Orthodox
MIL - Mother In-Law
MIR - Mail-in Rebate
MPM - Marco Polo Method
MPX - Mileage Plus X (United Mobile App)
MS - Manufactured Spend
MVD - My Vanilla Debit
n00b - New user (Newbie)
NPSL - No preset spending limit
NSFW - Not Safe For Work (foul language, etc)
OBO - Or Better Offer
OOS - Out of stock
OP - Original post/er
OT- Off/on topic
OTD - Off the Derech (On the Derech)
OTOH - On the Other Hand
OV- One Vanilla
OW - One way
OWB - Overwater Bungalow
PBMS - Please Be More Specific
PEBKAC - Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair
PITA - Pain In The ...
PGFHGS - Pigs Get Fat, Hogs Get Slaughtered
PGGP - Pretty good game plan
PGS - Price Guide Standard
PL - Priceline
PM - Private Message/Price Mistake
PNR - Passenger Name Record
POIDH - Pics or it didn't happen
PP - PayPal
PPR - PayPal reload
PPD - Points Per Dollar
PRG - Premier Rewards Gold (AMEX)
PSA - Public service announcement
PUTPAC: Pick up the phone and call
PUTPACA: Pick up the phone and call again
RS - Refuah shelema
RTM - Report to moderator
ROFL - Rolling on the floor laughing
ROTB - Rolling On The Belly
SBS - Small business Saturday
SDC - Same day confirmed/change
SEO - Search engine optimization
SIYF - Search is your friend
SM - Secure Message
SMH - Shaking my head, (slap my head, something's missing here)
SP - Sapphire Preferred (Chase CC)
T&C - Terms & Conditions
TALUK - Try and let us know
TARB - Try And Report Back
TGTBT - Too good to be true
TIA - Thanks In Advance
TBH - To Be Honest
TBS - That being said
TLS - TLS TopLawSchools.com
TMLT - Tofasta Meruba Lo Tofasta
TMTC - Too many to count
TOFTT - Take One For The Team
TR - Trip Report
TRU - Toys R' Us
TU - Transunion
TWTCSIN - The worse they could say is no
TY - Thank you
TYVM - Thank You Very Much
UA - United Airlines
UPS - United Postal Service, Unknown Possibly Something
UR - Ultimate Rewards (Chase)
UTWP - Use The Wiki People!!
VGC - Visa/Vanilla Gift Cards
VOIDH - Video or it didn't happen
VR - Vanilla Reload
YMMV- Your mileage might vary
YSYL- You Snooze You Lose (i.e. the deal is dead)
YQ - fuel surcharges
YW - You're Welcome
WIYF - WIKI Is Your Friend
WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get
WATBATA - Walk Around the Block and Try Again

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #15 on: October 06, 2011, 12:18:45 PM »
Thanx AJK.

 What's RIP?
Purpose > Pleasure

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2011, 12:20:15 PM »
What's RIP?
rest in peace (or rust in pieces, by a terrorist, etc.)
In order to understand recursion, you first need to understand recursion.

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2011, 12:27:19 PM »
rest in peace (or rust in pieces, by a terrorist, etc.)
ty - thank you
BTW- by the way
FYI for your information
Purpose > Pleasure

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #18 on: October 06, 2011, 12:29:37 PM »
wtf- what the #$@*

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #19 on: October 06, 2011, 01:12:10 PM »
PUTPAC: Pick up the phone and call.
Example:
Q: Why can't I find any availability on BA.com for JFK-LAX to fly on AA?
A: PUTPAC!

Reminds me of PEBKAC :D
PGF24BMGS

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #20 on: October 06, 2011, 01:14:24 PM »
TIA - Thanks In Advance
FWIW - For What It's Worth

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #21 on: October 06, 2011, 01:16:27 PM »
SF = superflyer

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #22 on: October 06, 2011, 01:17:51 PM »
Reminds me of PEBKAC :D
We definitely ought to use that one more here
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #23 on: October 06, 2011, 01:24:10 PM »
GIYF - google is your friend
The first time I came across this one I thought it was "google it you #$%@" :)

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #24 on: October 06, 2011, 01:25:24 PM »
The first time I came across this one I thought it was "google it you #$%@" :)

Sweet :)
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #25 on: October 06, 2011, 01:32:00 PM »
The first time I came across this one I thought it was "google it you #$%@" :)
Another double entendre noted here: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=giyf
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #26 on: October 06, 2011, 01:52:43 PM »
This should really be a wiki
or
TSRBAW

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #27 on: October 06, 2011, 01:55:41 PM »
AF - Annual fee
LOL - Laugh out loud (what, you didn't know that one? or BRB, or TTYL or <3U?)

Reminds me of PEBKAC :D

OK, I'll bite: translation?
2015: 116K bkd | 1.6M brnd | F: OZ,NH,AA,EK | J: UA,CA,TK,DL,TN,AF,VA | LIH,NRT,ROR,PEK,CNS,BOB,MEL,TLV & Pacific Hopper

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #28 on: October 06, 2011, 01:56:28 PM »

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« Reply #29 on: October 06, 2011, 01:57:35 PM »
2015: 116K bkd | 1.6M brnd | F: OZ,NH,AA,EK | J: UA,CA,TK,DL,TN,AF,VA | LIH,NRT,ROR,PEK,CNS,BOB,MEL,TLV & Pacific Hopper