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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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