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    Common ABBREVIATIONS used on AVF - please add to this...

    hi folks - it occurred to me a couple of days ago how difficult i found it when i read through posts on avf for the first itme - maybe we should make it easier for newbies to understand wtf is being said around here - i mean ffs its taken me nearly 2 months to figure out what 10char means! I'll start the ball rolling - please add any that come to mind...

    VAPING ABBREVIATIONS:
    acv = apple cider vinegar
    ADV = All Day Vape
    AFC = Air Flow Control
    ANTZ = Anti Nicotine and Tobacco Zealots
    AP = acetyl propionyl
    Atty = Atomiser
    BB = Billet Box
    BCC = Bottom Coil Clearomiser
    BT = Big Tobacco companies
    BP = Big Pharmaceutical companies
    CD = Capella Drops
    DA = Denatured Alcohol (aka methol)
    DCT = dual coil tank
    ECMS = Ecig Mod Shop
    EM = Ethyl Maltol
    EMS = a postal method
    FA = Flavour Art
    FDA = Food and Drug Administration (USA)
    FT = Fasttech
    GG = Golden Greek
    GLV = Goodlife Vapor
    HC = Health Cabin
    HHV = Heather's Heavenly Vapes
    HG = Heaven Gifts
    IPA = Isopropyl Alcohol (poison! do not drink or inhale)
    JDS - Juice Delivery System
    JF = Juice Factory
    JW = Juice Whore
    M2L = Mouth to lung
    mAh = Milliamp Hour
    MFS = Myfreedomsmokes US vendor
    MTL = Mouth to lung
    NET = Naturally Extracted Tobacco
    Nic = Nicotine
    NRT = Nicotine Replacement Therapy
    OP = Opening Post
    OT = Off Topic
    PA = Perfumers Apprentice (actually the same company as TFA)
    PCC = Personal Charging Case
    PG = Propylene Glycol
    PGA = Pure Grain Alcohol
    PIF = Pay it Forward
    PV = Personal Vaporizor
    PWM = Pulse-width modulation
    RBA = Rebuildable atomiser
    RBD = Rebuildable Dripping Atomiser
    RCV = Right Choice Vapes
    RDA = Rebuildable Dripping Atomiser
    RTA = Rebuildable Tank Atomiser
    RTS = rts vapes US vendor
    RTV = Ready To Vape (ie premixed juice)
    SC = Simon Chapman
    SS = Stainless Steel
    TC = temperature control
    TFA = The Flavor Apprentice
    TGA = Therapeutic Goods Administration (Australia)
    TH = Throat Hit
    THR = Tobacco Harm Reduction
    TPR = The Plume Room
    TVS = The Vape Shop
    VB = VapeBar
    VC = Vaping Cobra
    VE = Vapoureyes
    VG = Vegetable Glycerin
    VK = Vapeking
    VM = Vapingmad
    VV = Variable Voltage
    VW = Variable Wattage
    VZ = Vapingzone US vendor

    OTHER ABBREVIATIONS:
    WTF = what the f@ck
    LOL = laugh out loud
    LMAO = Laugh My Arse Off
    LMFAO = laughing my f@cking ass off
    FFS = For F@cks Sake
    TBC = To Be Continued
    DILLIGAF = Do I Look Like I Give A F@ck
    FIGJAM = f@ck i'm good just ask me
    ymmv = your mileage may vary
    btw = by the way
    atm = at the moment
    imo = in my opinion
    ime = in my experience
    FWIW = For what it's worth
    FWIR = from what I read
    IRL = In real life
    ROFL = Rolling on the floor laughing
    IIRC = If I remember correctly
    ty = thank you
    tyvm = thank you very much
    yw = you're welcome
    OTT = over the top
    NFI = no fu@ king idea
    tldr = too long, didn't read
    PML = pissing myself laughing
    idk = i don't know
    DBT = double blind test
    PC = politically correct
    f2f = face to face
    TTMLIAFYO = Talk to me like I'm a five year old
    NSFW = Not Safe For Work computer ie may contain "mature" content
    GLWS = good luck with the sale
    moq = minimum order quota
    BB = ball bearing
    dw = don't worry
    HR = heart rate
    GB = Group Buy
    GRAS = generally recognised as safe
    MIA = missing in action
    TBH = to be honest
    JMO = Just My Opinion
    ETA = Estimated Time Of Arrival
    ETA = Edited to Add
    QC = quality control
    tia = thanks in advance
    UTFSE = use the f@cking search engine
    gtg = good to go
    brb = be right back
    Last edited by avtek; 11-08-15 at 08:36 PM.

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    RBA Rebuildable atomiser (different to RDA)
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    Except EMS also refers to the postal method.
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    So, why didn't you list what 10char means? ECigModShop is usually ECMS, VB is VapeBar, RBA is Rebuildable Atomiser
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    [QUOTE=gtadmin;349836]So, why didn't you list what 10char means? /QUOTE]

    surely that one can remain a rite of passage...

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    DILLIGAF> took me a while to work that one out
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    Oh gawd!
    The ony one I knew was "BBC: bottom coil clearomizer".
    Yeah but not really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by margyb View Post
    DILLIGAF> took me a while to work that one out
    is that for real - is that what it means??

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    Quote Originally Posted by ANTOSS View Post
    Oh gawd!
    The ony one I knew was "BBC: bottom coil clearomizer".
    Yeah but not really.
    still pretty good antoss

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    Do I Look Like I Give A ... bugger? DILLIGAF
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