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What do BTW, FAQ, FYI, IMHO, RTFM, and other acronyms mean?

These are all abbreviations for specific phrases commonly used in informal written computer correspondence.

AFAIC As far as I'm concerned
AFAIK As far as I know
BRB Be right back
BTDT Been there, done that
BTW By the way
BUAG Butt-ugly ASCII graphic
C/C Comments and criticism
FAQ Frequently Asked Question. When people say "the FAQ", they are generally referring to a list of answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
FWIW For what it's worth
FYI For your information
HTH Hope this helps
IANAL I am not a lawyer
IMHO In my humble opinion
IMNSHO In my not so humble opinion
IMO In my opinion
IOW In other words
LOL Laughing out loud
MOTAS Member of the appropriate sex
MOTOS Member of the opposite sex
MOTSS Member of the same sex
NG Newsgroup
OTOH On the other hand
RL Real Life, as opposed to the Internet
ROTFL Rolling on the floor laughing
RTFM Read The Fine Manual. This may be interpreted as: "You have asked a question which would best be answered by consulting the manual (or FAQ, or other help files), a copy of which should be in your possession. The question you have asked is clearly answered in the manual and you are wasting time asking people to read it to you." It's good netiquette to mail this type of answer to another user rather than post it in public messages.
SO Significant other, used to refer to someone's romantic partner without making any assumptions about gender or preference.
TLA Three letter acronym
WTF What the heck
YMMH You might mean here
YMMV Your mileage may vary
{g} Grin
{BG} Big grin

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