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    Common Acronyms on forums:

    [+] at the end of a message line means that there is more to the message. To get it, click on the item.

    [-] or [nt] = no text.

    "..." (a series of dots). This is often used in place of "[+]" to indicate that there is more to the message. But it is also somewhat ambiguous as it can also just refer to a "pause" (for holding attention or contemplation) or "etc."

    AFAIK = As Far As I Know

    BB = Bulletin Board

    BTW = by the way

    DSAO, DSDO = dive safe and often (or dive safe, dive often)

    DYAO = dive your ass off

    FWIW = for what it's worth

    FYI = For your Information

    HTH = Hope this Helps

    img = Image (a picture is attached)

    IMHO = in my humble opinion

    IMNSHO = In my not so humble opinion

    IYKWIM = If you know what I mean

    LMAO = Laughing My Ass Off

    LOL = laughing out loud!

    MTF = More to Follow

    NP = No Problem

    NT = No text (everything that needed to be said was done in the subject of the post and there's no text in the body of it)

    OOC = Out of Control

    Re = Regarding

    ROTFLMAO = rolling on the floor laughing my ass off!

    TYVM = Thank you Very Much

    WAG = Wild Ass Guess

    YGM = You've got Mail (often will have something following it like "at aol.com" or such to describe what email location was used)

    YW = You're Welcome

    Some Common Diving Acronyms:

    AOW = Advanced Open Water

    BOW = Basic Open Water

    DIR = Doing it Right

    DIMW = Doing it My Way

    DIW = Doing it Wrong

    DM = Dive Master

    ID = Identification (usually with regard to some sort of animal life)

    SI = Surface Interval

    NFL = Northern Florida

    S-G = Spiegel Grove

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    Captain Bil

    Some Stuff For Sale

    The Luxfer has been sold. Thanks Steve!

    Sent from behind a pint of Guinness.

    Captain Bil 07-30-2014 09:47 AM Go to last post

    Defuniak Springs

    It is my understanding that cave divers asked permission to dive it many years ago, but were refused. I guess that sort of information isn't passed down from mayor to mayor :-)

    FW 07-30-2014 09:12 AM Go to last post

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    The best part of that report was the Florida Lottery Commercial. He didn't try to find anyone too hard if no one on here wasn't asked.

    curtschu 07-30-2014 08:38 AM Go to last post

    Defuniak Springs

    It would have to, why else would anyone want it? :-D

    FW 07-30-2014 08:33 AM Go to last post
    T. Bix

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    T. Bix 07-30-2014 07:59 AM Go to last post
    Kelly Jessop

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    Does it come with a c-card, certificate,and patch?

    Kelly Jessop 07-30-2014 07:52 AM Go to last post

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    diveconjeff 07-30-2014 07:31 AM Go to last post

    Defuniak Springs

    Probably the guys from Red 7: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7th_Special_Forces_Group_(United_States)

    caves4me 07-30-2014 07:04 AM Go to last post

    Defuniak Springs

    More then most think about our special forces..

    Clay AA3JY
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    aa3jy 07-30-2014 06:49 AM Go to last post

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    TracyN 07-30-2014 06:41 AM Go to last post

    Defuniak Springs

    Lol! OW divers good enough to be called special forces. They probably only have AOW. :-) Or some PADI special forces specialty.

    TracyN 07-30-2014 06:33 AM Go to last post
    Captain Bil

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    I've got an Oxycheq doubles wing - 55 lbs lift. Why I still have one of these, I'll never know but here it is. I think $175 will do nicely. It is in excellent condition.

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    Captain Bil 07-30-2014 06:23 AM Go to last post