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A thread explaining abbreviations?

Discussion in 'Forum Technical Help and Issues' started by Tigerneko, Aug 5, 2009.


  1. Tigerneko

    Tigerneko PetForums VIP

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    I was thinking about this yesterday. We all have our little abbreviations for things on here (like shortening dog breeds, e.g. SBT, GSD, GSP, JRT, OES, NSDTR ;)) and this could be confusing to people who aren't sure what they stand for, or for newer members who don't have a clue what a BYB or a PF is, it can be quite intimidating and people may feel silly asking what they mean.... I know I would!

    So what are everyone's thoughts on making a thread explaining what these abbreviations are, like a little index? I'd be happy to make it and everyone could add contributions if any new ones crop up or if there are any that aren't included in the list :)

    I think it would be a most helpful thread, and probably quite interesting :)
     
  2. davehyde

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    go for it, ask for the dog one to be made a sticky.
    it could include all the abbreviations we know that are dog ones.

    (my own favourite is YLB):D
     
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    i think thats a great idea!:thumbsup:
     
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    NSDTR

    Got me on this one.
     
  5. DevilDogz

    DevilDogz Guest

    Me too lol :D I been trying to work it out..but cant think of anything :confused:
     
  6. Milly22

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    North South Dog Training Rescue.

    NSDTR

    This is a complete guess btw. HTH Ha!
     
  7. DevilDogz

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    I thought she ment it was a dog breed lol because she said!

    like shortening dog breeds, e.g. SBT, GSD, GSP, JRT, OES, NSDTR

    Maybe im just abit slow today :blush:
     
  8. Milly22

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    Oh sorry no, it's me that went right over my head..... :blushing:

    I am going to google it. :D
     
  9. Milly22

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    It's a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, possibly.
     
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    Yep tis that lovely dogs they are:D
     
  11. Tigerneko

    Tigerneko PetForums VIP

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    Congratulations :p

    haha I thought that would throw you all LOL

    I dont know where would be best to put it, maybe in here so that we can include things that don't just relate to dogs? Surely there's abbreviations used in the cat/rabbit/horse/reptile and other animal sections too?

    I don't know those though so we'd need help from those people ;)
     
  12. sammyben

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    Good idea, some of the abbreviations on here throw me lol x
     
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    totally agree...............................
     
  14. Tigerneko

    Tigerneko PetForums VIP

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    Sounds like it's a go-er then :)

    It'd probably be best if they were in some sort of order, like Alphabetical or something, then it's easier to read through cos there's probably quite a lot of them!

    If anyone knows of any, put them onto this thread and then i'll get them in alphabetical order and put them together for a thread either on here or on dog chat, if we don't get any other animal related ones :)
     
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    Tigerneko PetForums VIP

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    Okay, here's a list of what i've got so far! I can't think of any more so if anyone else can add anything, feel free!

    Abbreviations:


    A

    ABD - American Bulldog

    ACS - American Cocker Spaniel

    AKC - American Kennel Club

    AKK - Alaskan Klee Kai

    APBT - American Pit Bull Terrier

    ASPCA - American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals


    B

    BC - Border Collie

    BMD - Bernese Mountain Dog

    BRB - Be Right Back

    BSH - British Short Hair

    BSL - Breed Specific Legislation

    BTW - by the way

    BYB - Back Yard Breeder



    C

    CC- Challenge Certificate

    CH - Champion Show

    CKCS - Cavalier King Charles Spaniel


    D

    DD - Darling Daughter

    DDA - Dangerous Dogs Act

    DDB - Dogue De Bordeaux

    DH - Darling Husband

    DLRC - Dog Lovers Registration Club

    DS - Darling Son

    E

    EBT - English Bull Terrier

    ESS - English Springer Spaniel



    F

    FB - Facebook

    FFS - For Flip's ;) Sake

    FTW - For The Win

    FWIW - For what it's worth

    FYI - For Your Information


    G

    GCCF - Governing Council of the Cat Fancy

    GSD - German Shepherd Dog

    GSP - German Shorthaired Pointer

    GWP - German Wirehaired Pointer

    H

    HPR - Hunt, Point & Retrieve

    HTH - Hope This Helps

    HTM - Heelwork To Music

    I

    IDC - I Don't Care

    IDK - I Don't Know

    IIRC - If I recall correctly

    IMO - in my opinion

    IMHO - in my honest opinion



    J

    JRT - Jack Russell Terrier

    K

    KC - Kennel Club

    KCS - King Charles Spaniel

    L

    LOL - Laugh Out Loud/Lots of Laughs

    LMAO - laughing my ass off

    M


    N

    NFC - norweigan forest cat

    NSDTR - Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever


    O

    OES - Old English Sheepdog

    OH - Other Half

    OMG - Oh My Goodness

    OOO - Out Of Order

    OP - Original Poster

    O/T - Off Topic

    OTT - Over The Top


    P

    P@H - Pets At Home

    PBT - Pit Bull Terrier

    PDSA - People's Dispensary for Sick Animals

    PITA - Pain In The Ass

    PMSL - Piddling Myself Laughing

    Q



    R

    RR - Rhodesian Ridgeback

    RSPCA - Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals


    S

    SBT - Staffordshire Bull Terrier

    SCWT - Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

    Sheltie - Shetland Sheepdog

    SS - Springer Spaniel


    T

    TM - Tibetan Mastiff

    TS - Tibetan Spaniel

    TT - Tibetan Terrier


    U


    V


    W

    WHT - West Highland Terrier

    WSS - Welsh Springer Spaniel

    WTF - What The Flip

    W/E - Whatever

    W/O - Without


    X Y Z

    Xolo - Xoloitzuintle

    Once we think we've got everything, i'll copy them into their own thread where people can add any if they want :)
     
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    DH I am sure I have seen people refer to their Darling Husband? :)

    x
     
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    DS - darling son
    DD - darling daughter

    :)
     
  18. Milly22

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    btw - by the way
    ooo - out of order
    pmsl - piddling myself laughing (is that too rude?)
    lmao - laughing my ass off (again rudeness factor)
    pita - pain in the ass (again too rude)
    hth - hope this helps

    We could changes the asses to bottoms ? :)

    These are so not dogs. I have to confess I googled dogs and then the initials of that big long dog name! NCTD etc etc :D
     
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    This is really good because i remember just browsing through some of the dog threds and came accross IMO.. I sat here for like 15 mins tryna figure out what it ment haha and JRT haha but I figured it out eventually. IMO is In My Oppinion???
     
  20. Tigerneko

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    All added :D

    Should I post them in their own thread in here, since it's not all dog related? It could be made a sticky so it doesn't get lost :)
     
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