---+!! Quick Guide to Decipher IRC Talk %TOC% ---++ Phrases Commonly used abbrevations or phrases seen on IRC. While many of these may be against the main channel's guidelines, this can help to decipher the speech of some of those who haven't read them yet. | *Phrase/Abbreviation* | *Meaning* | |AFAIK|As far as I know| |AFAICS|As far as I can see| |ASAP|As soon as possible| |ATM|At the moment| |BBL|Be back later| |BRB|Be right back| |BTW|By the way| |CU, CYA|See you (later)| |ETA|Estimated time of arrival| |FAQ|Frequently asked question(s)| |FWIW|For what it's worth| |gnite, nite, night, n8|Good night| |GTG|Got to go| |IIRC|If I (remember/recall) correctly| |IIUC|If I understand correctly| |IM(H)O|In my (humble) opinion| |LOL|Laughing out loud| |moin, morn|Morning, Good morning| |NP|No problem| |\o/|(a little man with raised arms, i.e. 'hooray')| |OTOH|On the other hand| |OMG|Oh my god| |10x, thx|Thanks| |10q, ty|Thank you| |w8|Wait| ---++ Links * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_smiley_codes][info on smiley codes @ wikipedia (EN)]]. * [[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Internet_slang][list of internet slang @ wikipedia (EN)]]. * [[ProjectGlossary][Glossary - General Rockbox project lingo]].
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