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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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    Lower Orange Grove

    FWIW, the tunnel is deep enough to need trimix, but for what little you see, it is hardly worth the cost or effort.

    FW 11-20-2018 10:46 AM Go to last post

    Lower Orange Grove

    Your cookie is waiting for you at Dive Outpost.

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    Draker 11-20-2018 10:41 AM Go to last post

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    rddvet 11-20-2018 09:59 AM Go to last post

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    Grimm 11-20-2018 09:36 AM Go to last post

    Lower Orange Grove

    It?s a bottle off restriction.

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    tflaris 11-20-2018 09:18 AM Go to last post

    Lower Orange Grove

    Your communication skills are fine. I was just overloaded with information. [emoji3]

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    Diverlee 11-20-2018 09:16 AM Go to last post

    Lower Orange Grove

    Both go sidemount.

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    patpicos 11-20-2018 08:50 AM Go to last post

    Lower Orange Grove

    It quickly tightens to a sidemount tunnel. You can jump to it, but won't go more than 5 meters in it with anything backmounted.

    tj 11-20-2018 08:00 AM Go to last post

    Instructor Trainer

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    PeteH 11-20-2018 01:53 AM Go to last post

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    Sludge 11-19-2018 11:15 PM Go to last post

    Looking for Craig Hartman

    I am very sorry to hear that. Craig was a really nice guy and a good dive buddy.

    allen 11-19-2018 09:50 PM Go to last post