Acronyms

On the GoaD forum it is common to see these acronyms:

A

  • AP = Activity Points
  • ASAP = As soon as possible
  • ATM = At The Moment
  • AYT = Are you there?

B

  • BBL = Be Back Later
  • BF = Boy Friend
  • BIL = Brother in Law
  • BL = Belly laughing!
  • BOB = A Guy’s First Name (this is The ONLY acceptable use of this word on this board.)
  • BRB = Be Right Back
  • BTW = By The Way

 

D

  • DD = Dearest Daughter, Darling Daughter, etc
  • DF = Dear Fiance
  • DH = Dear Hubby (Or Husband) , Darling Hubby, Darn Hubby, Dumb Hubby, etc
  • DIKU = Do I know you?
  • DP = Daily points, sometimes DPT for daily points target, or Dear Partner
  • DS = Dearest Son, Darling Son, etc
  • DW= Dear wife, dumb wife, desperate wife.

F

  • F2F = Face to face
  • FAO = For attention of
  • FAQ = Frequently asked question
  • FIL = Father in Law
  • FWIW = For what it’s worth
  • FYI = For Your Information

G

I

  • ICBINB = I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter
  • IM = Intuitive maintenance or instant message
  • IMCO = In my considered opinion
  • IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
  • IMNSHO = In My Not So Humble Opinion
  • IRL = In real life
  • ISO = In search of

J

  • JK = Just Kidding

K

  • KitA = Kick in the Ass

L

  • LOA = List of Abbreviations
  • LOL = Laughing Out Loud or Lots of Laughs

M

  • MIL = Mother in Law
  • MOT = Men Only Thread

N

  • NSV = Non Scale Victory (SV = Scale Victory)
  • TTYL = Talk To You Later

O

  • OIC = Oh, I see!
  • OMG = Oh My Gosh!
  • OP = On Program (Off Program)
  • OT = Off Topic
  • OTOH = On the other hand

P

  • PITA = Pain in the “acronym” (Use this if a board friend has gotten a little heavy handed with acronyms)
  • PITA = Pain In the Ass
  • POV = Point of View
  • PP or P+ = PointsPlus, sometimes Points in older discussions
  • PTMM = Please tell me more
  • PW/NPW = PointsPlus worthy or Not PointsPlus worthy (used in reference to foods, meaning a food is worth the PointsPlus value)

R

  • ROFL or ROTFL = Rolling on the Floor Laughing
  • ROFLMAO = Rolling on the Floor Laughing My Ass Off

S

  • SFT = Simply Filling Technique, formerly known as Core
  • SIL = Sister in Law
  • SO = Significant Other
  • SU = Spousal Unit
  • SV = Scale victory (NSV = Non scale victory)

T

  • TG = Thank Goodness
  • TGIF = Thank Goodness It’s Friday!
  • TIA = Thanks in Advance
  • TOM = A guys first name

W

  • WATP= Walk Away The Pounds (tape)
  • WB = Welcome Back
  • WI = Weigh In
  • WO = Work Out
  • WOTD = Word of the Day
  • WP or WPA = Weekly Points or Weekly Points Allowance (all members get 49 WP per week)
  • WW = Weight Watchers
  • WYSIWYG = What you see is what you get

Y

  • YAIS = Yet Another Inspiring Story
  • YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary