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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
AC- Aishes Chayil
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
Aka - Also Known As
ALOL - Actually laughed/laughing out loud
AO - Add On (Amazon)
AOR - App-o-Rama
AP - Amazon Payments
APFR - As Per Forum Rules
AU - Authorized User (Additional Card on a CC account)
AWS - Amazon Web Services
AYLOR - Ask Your Local Orthodox Rabbi
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
CC - Credit Card
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
DDFB - Dans Deals Facebook (Group)
DDFBW - DDF Be Wary
DDMS - Dans Deals Main Site
DH- Dear Husband
DL - Delta
DMPGS - Doesn't Meet Price Guide Standards (or DavidMal's Price Guide Standard)
DO - Day Out/ Day Off
DP - Data Point
DR - Deal Request
DROC - Don't Rely On Cashier
DROPR - Don't Rely On Phone Reps
DSU - Diamond Suite Upgrade
DTC: Due to COVID
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
FMPE - From My Personal Experience
FOMO - Fear Of Missing Out
FR - (Amex) Financial Review/ Freddy rocks!
FT - flyertalk.com
FTFM - Fixed That For Myself/Me
FTFY - Fixed That For You
FTT - Follow The Thread
FTW - For The Win
FTR - For The Record
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
IIUC - if I understand correctly
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
LOIDH - Link Or It Didn't Happen
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; Method of Operating
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
PIF - Paid In Full
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
PPD - Points Per Dollar
PPK - PayPal Key
PPR - PayPal reload
PRG - Premier Rewards Gold (AMEX)
PSA - Public service announcement
PUOSU - Put up or shut up
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)
SO - Significant Other
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
TFS - Thanks For Sharing
TIL - Today I learned
TLDR - Too long, didn't read
TLS - TLS TopLawSchools.com
TMLT - Tofasta Meruba Lo Tofasta
TMTC - Too many to count
TOFTT - Take One For The Team
TOT - Tuchis Oifen Tish
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


Author Topic: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated  (Read 443715 times)

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1240 on: December 05, 2017, 12:25:14 PM »

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1241 on: January 02, 2018, 02:25:36 PM »
Puosu?

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1242 on: January 02, 2018, 02:26:32 PM »
(Quit) pulling out the flowers, and watering the weeds. -Peter Lynch

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1243 on: January 02, 2018, 02:35:00 PM »
Puosu?
While you're at it, are you familiar with LMGTFY?
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1244 on: January 02, 2018, 02:36:49 PM »
Lmgtfy didn't find it
While you're at it, are you familiar with LMGTFY?
hold on, LMGTFY

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1245 on: January 02, 2018, 02:37:49 PM »
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1246 on: January 02, 2018, 03:44:50 PM »
Lmgtfy didn't find ithold on, LMGTFY
http://bfy.tw/Fq84

but I can see how it didn't find it if you did the following:

http://bfy.tw/Fq89
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1247 on: January 16, 2018, 11:46:09 AM »
not sure if this is the right thread,
how do I put in a link in a reply but shouldn't show the url just a different word that would be linked

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1248 on: January 16, 2018, 11:47:52 AM »
not sure if this is the right thread,
how do I put in a link in a reply but shouldn't show the url just a different word that would be linked
HYPERLINKS!!!!

You could also “quote” this post & it'll show how I did it.

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1249 on: January 16, 2018, 12:07:19 PM »
HYPERLINKS!!!!

You could also “quote” this post & it'll show how I did it.
Thanks got it

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1251 on: February 13, 2018, 07:52:07 PM »
PC? (not the computer)

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1252 on: February 13, 2018, 07:53:28 PM »
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1253 on: February 13, 2018, 07:55:05 PM »
PC? (not the computer)
Presidents choice
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1254 on: February 13, 2018, 07:55:38 PM »
Presidents choice
Presidents circle (Hertz)
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1256 on: February 13, 2018, 07:57:28 PM »
Presidents circle (Hertz)
Can also mean for the company PC (Food)
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1258 on: February 13, 2018, 07:58:11 PM »
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Yes he was saying popcorn, a term for sarcasm
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1259 on: February 13, 2018, 07:59:34 PM »
Yes he was saying popcorn, a term for sarcasm
I assume he couldn't see the picture?
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