Newbie Guide to forum shorthand..

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  1. ColJack

    ColJack Gold Member

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    As several people have recently asked what does "this" and "that" mean, I think we need a guide for the newbies who come here..

    Here are a few of the common ones, and feel free to add any that you think of..

    * week, star week, TOTM = the time when you ladies tend to explode like a supernova :) ( ie time of the month )
    SOTW = Slimmer Of The Week
    SOTM = Slimmer Of The Month
    SW = Slimming World
    WW = Weight Watchers
    VLCD = Very Low Calorie Diet
    WI = Weigh in
    PCOS = Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome
    TTC = Trying To Conceive
    TMI = Too Much Information ( thanks Frugal )
    STS = Stayed The Same ( how can I have forgotten that one? )
    HTH = Hope That Helps / Happy To Help
    btw = by the way
    iykwim = if you know what i mean
    idk = i dont know
    bf = boyfriend
    gf = girlfriend
    HEA = Healthy extra A
    HEB = Healthy extra B
    HEX = Healthy extra
    DH = dear/darling husband ( or as i just saw on another forums definition Damn Husband....lol)
    DD = dear/darling daughter
    DS = dear/darling son
    OH = other half
    OP = Original Poster
    VLF = very low fat
    VFF / FF = virtually fat free / Fat Free
    C = Consultant
     
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  3. frugal fifer

    frugal fifer Silver Member

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    LOL.......TMI too much information :)
     
  4. GlendaONeill

    GlendaONeill Full Member

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    That's a great list. I was sitting working them out for ages! :)
     
  5. who_la_hoop

    who_la_hoop Silver Member

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    HTH - hope that helps
    hea - healthy extra a
    heb - healthy extra b

    :)
     
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  6. lolacola

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    When replying to a post, I see people referring to the person who asked the question as the OP - what does that stand for?
     
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    Original Poster. :)
     
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    I always wondered what OP meant, thanks for asking and answering lol!
     
  9. angelicwave

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    Thanks I also wondered what op was!

    day 1 - 15st 7lb joined sw online 9/3/11
     
  10. *honey

    *honey Silver Member

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    btw -by the way
    iykwim - if you know what i mean
    idk - i dont know
    bf - boyfriend
    gf - girlfriend
    HEA - Healthy extra A
    HEB - Healthy extra B
    HEX - Healthy extra
    DH - dear/darling husband ( or as i just saw on another forums definition Damn Husband....lol)
    DD - dear/darling daughter
    DS - dear/darling son
     
  11. sarahm85

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    Both relating to food:
    VLF - very low fat
    VFF - virtually fat free
     
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    Thanks for this, big help :D x
     
  13. hollys nan

    hollys nan Gold Member

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    C = consultant, hope this helps too!
     
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