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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
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

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1380 on: April 12, 2021, 04:39:21 PM »

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1381 on: April 12, 2021, 04:42:46 PM »
I've been off WA for 6 weeks and it feels great. AMA

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1382 on: April 12, 2021, 04:43:53 PM »
Yup
In Covid board it could also be Against Medical Advice

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1383 on: June 02, 2021, 07:38:11 PM »
MDD?

 Re: Chase Reconsideration: I applied on behalf of my wife for a CSP doing a MDD after the CSR.

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1384 on: June 02, 2021, 08:45:10 PM »
MDD?

 Re: Chase Reconsideration: I applied on behalf of my wife for a CSP doing a MDD after the CSR.

Modified double dip
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1385 on: June 03, 2021, 02:28:47 AM »
I've pasted the Acronym list to my bookmarks bar!  Invaluable, just needs to be updated.

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1386 on: June 03, 2021, 10:58:05 AM »
I've pasted the Acronym list to my bookmarks bar!  Invaluable, just needs to be updated.
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1387 on: June 05, 2021, 09:43:46 PM »
I don't see this in the wiki, going to add, how would you guys determine this word?
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1388 on: September 18, 2021, 08:19:09 PM »
IWWIW?

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1389 on: September 18, 2021, 08:33:50 PM »
IWWIW?
It was what it was
I wear what I want
I write what I want

In what context ?

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1390 on: September 18, 2021, 11:32:15 PM »
It was what it was
I wear what I want
I write what I want

In what context ?
I get the first three, but the fourth one would probably be written as IWC  :P
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1391 on: September 18, 2021, 11:42:37 PM »
It was what it was
I wear what I want
I write what I want

In what context ?
IWWIW.

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1393 on: October 18, 2021, 05:44:34 PM »
BOTYA=Best Of The Year Award

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Re: Acronyms Thread for the Uninitiated
« Reply #1394 on: October 18, 2021, 05:46:01 PM »
BOTYA=Best Of The Year Award
B=Bigot  ;)
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