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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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    Posiden extreme reg.

    PM sent.

    FW 06-27-2017 05:29 AM Go to last post

    Posiden extreme reg.

    Posiden extreme first and second stage (nitrox) reg is like new less then 15 dives.
    350.00 comes with all paperwork and posiden reg bag.
    Text Jason 615-812-0778 for pictures.

    jblack 06-27-2017 04:50 AM Go to last post

    A word of advice....

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    Rich 06-26-2017 11:59 PM Go to last post

    A word of advice....

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    MORGAN 06-26-2017 10:06 PM Go to last post

    A word of advice....

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    floridabob 06-26-2017 09:46 PM Go to last post

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    jblack 06-26-2017 09:32 PM Go to last post

    A word of advice....

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    IowaCaveDiver 06-26-2017 09:30 PM Go to last post

    A word of advice....

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    Safe diving,


    Rich 06-26-2017 08:57 PM Go to last post

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    Kberg 06-26-2017 08:28 PM Go to last post

    A word of advice....

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    Pullnglide 06-26-2017 07:27 PM Go to last post

    Salvo Mojos?

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    Safe diving,


    Rich 06-26-2017 07:01 PM Go to last post