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Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby allingeneral » Thu, 09 Apr 2009 20:31:35

Starting a list of abbreviations here. Please reply with any you would like to add to the list. Updated 22 Jan 2010

VGOF - Virginia Gun Owners' Forum

Common Firearm Related Abbreviations

AWB - Assault Weapons Ban
BT - Boat Tail [Ammo]
BUG - BackUp Gun
C&R - Curio and Relic
CBOB - Classic Bobtail (Dan Wesson Commander Classic 1911 - Discontinued in 2010)
CC - Concealed Carry [Carrying your firearm hidden from view]
CCW - Carry Concealed Weapon (permit)
CHP - Concealed Handgun Permit (Virginia)
CMP - Civilian Marksmanship Program
CWP - Concealed Weapons Permit (not in Virginia)
DA - Double Action [Firing Mechanism]
DAO - Double Action Only [Firing Mechanism]
FFL - Federal Firearms License
FMJ - Full Metal Jacket [Ammo]
FTE - Failed To Eject [Semi-auto]
FTF - Fail To Feed [Semi-auto]
HP - Hollow Point [Ammo]
IWB - Inside Waist Band [Holster]
JHP - Jacketed Hollow Point [Ammo]
LEO - Law Enforcement Officer
NRA - National Rifle Association
OWB - Outside Waist Band [Holster]
OC - Open Carry [Carrying your firearm in open view]
OCDO - Open Carry Dot Org
POTUS - President Of The United States
RKBA- Right to Keep and Bear Arms
SCOTUS - Supreme Court Of The United States
SA - Single Action [Firing Mechanism]
SA/DA - Single Action/Double Action [Firing Mechanism]
SO - Sheriff's Office (e.g. Stafford County SO)
TFL - TheFiringLine.com
THR - TheHighRoad.org/.us
VCDL - Virginia Citizens' Defense League
VSSA - Virginia Shooting Sports Association


Buying and Selling
FTF - Face To Face (Transaction)
SPF - Sold Pending Funds
WTB - Want To Buy
WTS - Want To Sell
WTT - Want To Trade


Common Forum Abbreviations

AFAIK - As Far As I Know
BOHICA - Bend Over Here It Comes Again
FUBAR - Fouled Up Beyond All Recognition
FWIW - For What It's Worth
IANAL - I Am Not A Lawyer
IIRC - If I remember Correctly
IMO - In my opinion
IMHO - In My Humble (or Honest) Opinion
KWIM - Know What I Mean?
OP - Original Post or Original Poster
YMMV - Your mileage may vary
YOYO - You're On Your Own

SHTF Abbreviations
BOB = Bug Out Bag
BOL - Bug out Location/Land
BOV = Bug Out Vehicle
SHTF - $H!+ Hit The Fan
TEOTWAWKI - The end of the world as we know it

Other
HMFIC - Head Mother Fucker In Charge
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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby OakRidgeStars » Thu, 09 Apr 2009 20:40:19

Thanks Rick... I think I've used about half of those in one post :whistle: :doh:


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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby UDT » Sat, 11 Apr 2009 08:55:03

Thanks, for the info!
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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby Dragonfly » Sat, 11 Apr 2009 21:30:37

Left out the most important - CC
Site Abbreviations are always helpful
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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby skt239 » Wed, 15 Apr 2009 01:07:39

IMO- In my opinion
IMHO- In my honest opinion
RKBA- Right to keep and bear arms

I know I'm forgetting a bunch.


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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby allingeneral » Wed, 15 Apr 2009 14:18:29

skt239 wrote:IMO- In my opinion
IMHO- In my honest opinion
RKBA- Right to keep and bear arms

I know I'm forgetting a bunch.


Thanks skt - I added them to the OP. Once I get a few more, I'll alphabetize them or something :)
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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby wylde007 » Mon, 04 May 2009 15:40:33

YMMV - Your mileage may vary
TEOTWAWKI - The end of the world as we know it
The quiet war has begun, with silent weapons
And the newest slavery is to keep the people poor, and stupid.
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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby herohog » Mon, 04 May 2009 15:59:36

SCOTUS - Supreme Court Of The United States
POTUS - President Of The United States
FTF - Fail To Feed, Face To Face
FTE - Failed To Eject
WTB - Want To Buy
CCW - Carry Concealed Weapon (permit)
THR - TheHighRoad.org/.us
TFL - TheFiringLine.com


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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby 804blessedsoul » Sat, 01 Aug 2009 08:51:52

FTW- For the Win
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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby eagleye44 » Mon, 14 Sep 2009 09:37:28

wylde007 wrote:YMMV - Your mileage may vary
TEOTWAWKI - The end of the world as we know it



Thanks, this is very helpful. Now If I can just get this goofy song out of my head... :stereo:
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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby allingeneral » Mon, 14 Sep 2009 09:38:14

eagleye44 wrote:
wylde007 wrote:YMMV - Your mileage may vary
TEOTWAWKI - The end of the world as we know it



Thanks, this is very helpful. Now If I can just get this goofy song out of my head... :stereo:


..and I feeeeel fiiiiiiine... :)
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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby MuShuGordon » Fri, 09 Oct 2009 04:52:31

IIRC: If I Remember Correctly

Used a LOT on the car forums I am on.


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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby Palladin » Sat, 16 Jan 2010 10:57:03

BOL - Bug out Location/Land

Hey Rick - Could you refresh the list for 2010? :first:
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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby allingeneral » Fri, 22 Jan 2010 20:58:50

updated. I added quite a few things. Whee! :)
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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby herohog » Sat, 23 Jan 2010 01:14:09

You may as well remove the posts below the top one if they are in the top/main list. Just leave those that aren't in there yet. Anyone object? Is this stickey as well? It should be IMHO FWIW KWIM? (Know What I mean)


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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby Palladin » Sat, 23 Jan 2010 08:09:54

herohog wrote:You may as well remove the posts below the top one if they are in the top/main list. Just leave those that aren't in there yet. Anyone object? Is this stickey as well? It should be IMHO FWIW KWIM? (Know What I mean)


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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby OakRidgeStars » Sat, 23 Jan 2010 14:43:27

For the SHTF section:

BOV = Bug Out Vehicle
BOB = Bug Out Bag


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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby herohog » Sat, 23 Jan 2010 16:23:37

EDC = Every Day Carry


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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby zephyp » Sat, 23 Jan 2010 16:42:12

If anyone suggests something like BFF, OMG, or LH6 I'm outta here... :whistle:
No more catchy slogans for me...I am simply fed up...4...four...4...2+2...

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Re: Common Abbreviations at VGOF

Postby allingeneral » Sat, 23 Jan 2010 23:16:38

what's LH6?
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