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    War Monger Member dacdac's Avatar
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    Post chatting shorthand

    all right. This is for posting helpful expressions or shorthands that is used here or in any basic online chatting place for the new people. If you have any questions on what some phrase or shorthand means, then post it here and we will answer it. I will also edit my post to fill in all of the examples you submit. At least i think i can edit my post. I'm going to start with a small list and you guys can add more later.

    Game related phrases
    TW: Total War
    STW:Shogun Total War
    MTW: Medieval Total War
    RTW: Rome Total War
    M2TW: Medieval 2 Total War
    MI: Mongol Invasion for Shogun
    VI: Viking Invasion for Medieval
    BI:Barbarian Invasion for Rome
    RPG: Role Playing Game
    RTS: Real Time Strategy
    depending on the game, there may be shorthanded phrases for factions or units such as WRE (Western Roman Empire for Barbarian Invasion)

    Personal Phrases
    IMO: In My Opinion
    ppl:people
    IDK: I Don't Know
    plz: please
    AFAIK: As Far As I Know

    Other Phrases
    FTW: For The Win
    OMG: Oh My God
    SK: Sasaki Kojiro
    Last edited by dacdac; 11-26-2006 at 19:31.
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    Senior Member Senior Member Yeti Sports 1.5 Champion, Snowboard Slalom Champion, Monkey Jump Champion, Mosquito Kill Champion Csargo's Avatar
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    There's a chatroom at the top of the forum you can join it you want too.
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    Ftw = For the win.

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    SK = Sasaki Kojiro

    YOU MUST NOT FORGET THIS

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    ^ i didn't.
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    BTW: By the way
    lol: Laugh out loud

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    ...or you could go here ;)
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    IIRC: If I Remember Correctly

    Other
    WRE: Western Roman Empire
    ERE: Eastern Roman Empire
    HRE: Holy Roman Empire
    WotS: Will of the Senate (a sytle of PBeM)
    HBO Rome:
    Mark Anthony
    :I shall be a good Politican, even if it kills me... or anyone else for that matter.

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    PBeM - Play by e-mail

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