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Quilting Board Abbreviations

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"A"
AAMOF As A Matter Of Fact
ADDY Normally and email address, but sometime refers to snailmail
AFAIC As Far as I'm Concerned
AFAICT As Far As I Can Tell
AFAIK As Far As I Know
AFK Away From Keyboard
AIUI As I Understand it
AKA Also Known As
ALSL Along The Same Line
ASAP As Soon As Possible
AWHFY Are We Having Fun Yet
AYOR At Your Own Risk

"B"
b/c Because
B4 Before
B4N Bye 4 Now
BAK Back At Keyboard
BBIAB Be Back In A Bit
BBL Be Back Later
BCNU Be Seeing You
BF Boyfriend
BFP Big Fat Positive
BFN Bye For Now / Big Fat Negative
BIF Before I Forget
BIL Brother-in-Law
BOB Beginner's Only Block (Swap)
BOM Block Of The Month
BOT Back On Topic
BRB Be Right Back
BSF Be/But Seriously Folks
BTDT Been There Done That
BTW By The Way
BWL Bursting With Laughter
BYKT But You Knew That

"C"
Charms Small pieces of fabric, either squares or sometimes hexagons, all
different fabrics. (Charms Quilts are usually made up of all squares
or hexagons with each fabric being different.)
CIO Cry It Out
CL Community Leader
CM Community Moderator
CP Community Producer
CRAFT Can't Remember a Flipping Thing
CRS Can't Remember "Stuff"
CTN Can't Talk Now
CTS Consider The Source
CTTD Cute Things They Do
CWOT Complete Waste Of Time
CU See You
CUL See You Later
CWYL Chat With You Later
CYA See Ya
CYE Check Your Email

"D"
DA Dear Angel
DGS Dear Grandson
DGD Dear Granddaughter
DIL Daughter-in-Law
DILF Daughter-in-Law
DIY Do It Yourself
DK Don't Know
DH Dear (Or Darn) Husband
DW Dear (Or Darn) Wife
DD Dear Daughter
DL Download
DS Dear Son
DSD Dear Step-daughter
DSDF Different Strokes For Different Folks
DSM Domestic Sewing Machine
DSS Dear Step-son
** You Can Also Insert Other 'Appropriate' "D" Words =
To Fit The Spirit Of The Post
DWR Double Wedding Ring
DYJIW Don't You Just Hate It When …

"E"
<EG> Evil Grin
EOD End Of Discussion
EOF End Of File
EOM End Of Message
EZ Easy

"F"
F2F Face To Face
F2F Friend To Friend
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FB Fabric Acquisition Road Trip
FBIL Future Brother-in-Law
FBOW For Better Or Worse
FFIL Future Father-in-Law
FH Future Husband
FI Future in-Law
FIL Father-in-Law
FIU Finish It Up
FMIL Future Mother-in-Law
FMQ Free Motion Quilting
FOAF Friend Of A Friend
FOC Free Of Charge
FOCL Falling Off The Chair Laughing
FQ Fat Quarter
FSIL Future Sister-in-Law
FWIW For What It's Worth
FTL Faster Than Light
FUBB Fouled Up Beyond Belief
FYA For Your Amusement
FYE For Your Entertainment
FYI For Your Information

"G"
GD Grand Daughter
GF Girlfriend
GF Grand Father
GFN Gone For Now
GM Grand Mother
GMA Grand Ma
GPA Grand Pa
GS Grand Son
GTG Got To Go

"H"
HAND Have A Nice Day
HAK Hugs And Kisses
HOH Hard Of Hearing
HST Half-Square Triangle (one square from the outcome when you take two
equal sized sqares, draw a diagonal line on wrong side of one, put them
right sides toger, and sew 1/4" away from diagonal line on bothe sides,
then but on diagonal line)
HSY Haven't Started Yet
HTH Hope This Helps
HUGS Hope You Get Some

"I"
IAE In Any Event
IANAL I Am Not A Lawyer (But...)
IBTD I Beg To Differ
IDK I Don't Know
IIRC If I Recall Correctly
IIWM If it Were Me
IKWYM I Know What You Mean
IMA I Might Add
IME In My Experience
IMO In My Opinion
IMHO In My Honest/Humble Opinion
IMNSHO In My Not So Humble Opinion
INPO In No Particular Order
IOW In Other Words
ISTM It Seems To Me
ISTR I Seem To Recall
ITA I Totally Agree
IYSWIM If You See What I Mean

"J"
JAM Just A Minute
JIC Just In Case
J/K Just Kidding
JM2C Just My 2 Cents
JMO Just My Opinion
JMHO Just My Honest Opinion
JIMP Just In My Opinion
JIMHO Just In My Honest Opinion

"K"
KIT Keep In Touch
KMA Kiss My Ass
KWIM Know What I Mean
KYFC Keep Your Fingers Crossed

"L"
LAQ Long Arm Quilter
L8R Later
LMA Laugh My Ass Off
LMBO Laugh My Butt Off
LMHO Laugh My Head Off
LOL Laughing Out Loud
LQS Local Quilt Shop
LTNS Long Time No See
LTS Laughing To Self

"M"
(m) More
MAQ Mid-Arm Quilter
MBW My Beautiful Wife
MIL Mother-in-Law
MOF Matter Of Fact
MPOV My Point Of View
MTCW My Two Cents
MYOB Mind Your Own Business

"N"
NM Never Mind/No Message
NMP Not My Problem
NMS Never Mind/No Message
NOYL Not On Your Life
NP No Problem
NQR Not Quilt Related
NT No Text

"O"
OBTW Oh By The Way
OBW One-Block Wonder
OHT One Handed Typing
OIC Oh I See
OMG Oh My God/Goodness/Gosh
OOT Out Of Town
OT Off Topic
OTF On The Floor
OTOH On The Other Hand
OTT Over The Top
OTTOMH Off The Top Of My Head

"P"
PD Public Domain
PDS Please Don't Shout
PFFT Imitates The Sound Of A Rasberry
PHD Project Half Done
PIGS Projects In Grocery Sacks
PITA Pain In The Ass
PLS Please
PMBI Pardon Me Butting In
PMF Pardon My French
PMFJI Pardon Me For Jumping In
PMP Peeing My Pants
POV Point Of View
PS Post Script
PTB Powers That Be
PTL Praise The Lord
PTMM Please Tell Me More

"Q"
QOTW Question of the Week
QR Quilt Related
Quilt Candy Small charm pieces of fabric folded up to look like candy

"R"
RAK Random Acts Of Kindness
RAV Report A Violation
REHI Hello Again
RL Real Life
ROFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROFLOL Rolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud
ROFLMAO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off
ROFLMAOSHIGP- Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off ,
Laughing So Hard I Got To Pee
ROFLMBO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off
ROFLMAOPMP Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off Peeing My Pants
ROFLMAOPMPTIME Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off Peeing My Pants -
Tears In My Eyes
RSN Real Soon Now
RTA Reply/Respond To Archives
RTFAQ Read the FAQ
RTM Read The Message
RUOK Are You OK?

"S"
<S> Smile
SABLE Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy
SAHD Stay-At-Home Dad
SAHM Stay-At-Home Mom
SBT Sad But True
SCNR Sorry Could Not Resist
SD Step-Daughter
SFSG So Far So Good
Siggies Squares of fabric with signatures and often other info written on them.
(Often included in swap blocks)
SIL Sister-in-Law
SITD Still In The Dark
SOL Smiling Out Lout (or You're Out Of Luck)
SOS Same Old Stuff
SOW Speaking Of Which
SPAM Stupid Person's Advertisement
Squishie Envelopes filled with swap fabric/blocks (squishy is the way they feel)
SS Step-Son
SSDD Same Stuff, Different Day
STASH Special Treasures All Secretly Hidden
STS So To Speak
SWIM See What I Mean

"T"
TAFN That’s All For Now
TAL Thanks A Lot
TAYL Talk At You Later
TGIF Thank God It's Finished!
THX Thanks In Advance
TIA Thanks In Advance
TIC Tongue In Cheek
TIME Tears In My Eyes
TMI Too Much Information
TMTH Too Much Too Handle
TNWIS That’s Not What I Said
TOBG This Oughta Be Good
TOT Tone-On-Tone (A print that has a background color and an allover
print of the same color but a different hue/shade)
TOY Thinking Of You
TPTB The Powers That/To Be
TTFN Ta Ta For Now
TTYL Talk To You Later
TWIMC To Whom It May Concern
TY Thank You
TYVM Thank You Very Much

"U"
UFO Unfinished Object
UOK Are You OK?
URL Web Page Address

"V"
VBG Very Big Grin

"W"
W/B Welcome Back
W/O Without
WAHD Work-At-Home Dad
WAHM Work-At-Home Mom
WDYT What Do You Think
WE Whatever
WHIMM Works Hidden In My Mind
WIP Work In Progress
WISP Work In Slow Progres
WIWMI Wish It Would Make Itself
WOA Work Of Art
WOF Width Of Fabric (The width of the fabric from one selvage to another,
usually between 40-45" for quilter's fabric)
WOHM Work-Out-Of-Home Mom
WOMBAT Waste Of Money, Batting, and Time
WOW White On White (Same as TOT, but all Whites)
WRT With Regard To or With Respect To
WTG Way To Go
WU? What's Up?
WWIT What Was I Thinking?
WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get

"Y"
YGIAGAM Your Guess Is As Good As Mine
YGM You Got Mail
YGTI You Get The Idea
YGWYPF You Get What You Pay For
YIU Yes I Understand
YKWIM You Know What I Mean
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