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Unread 07-31-2004, 07:01 AM   #1
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Thumbs up What do all those acronyms mean? HELP?

October 2016
Hi members! Below these quoted words from a terrific stamper, Parisotremba. I'm adding an updated list of acronyms you might have noticed here on the site. Thanks to Paris for starting this up originally!

Originally Posted by Parisotremba
FYI (edited on 5-17-05) - I originally wrote this post in July of 2004....since than I've navigated my way around Splitcoast enough to understand the acronyms....I feel like I'm 'part of the family'! Best of luck to all of you too!
**Updated Acronyms List! ---- July 2013 ---- **

ABC or ABAC = Anything But a Card
ATC = Artist Trading Cards
ATG = Adhesive Transfer "Gun" made by 3M ... check out their website!
Avatar = the photo under the usernames
BFF = Best Friends Forever
BIL = Brother-in-law (etc. with the in-laws = m=motherinlaw, etc.)
BRB = Be Right Back
BST = Buy/Sell/Trade
BTT = Bump To The Top
BTW = By The Way
Bump = sends the thread back to the top of that forum’s list
CAS = Clean & Simple - card style - minimalistic
CASE = Copy and Share Everything
CB - Cbug = Cuttlebug
CDO = Customer Direct Order
CE = Crystal Effects and/or Current Events Forum
CCREW = Creative Crew (SCS Stampin' Up! Demos Design Team}
CS = Cardstock
CTMH = Close to My Heart
DCWV = Die Cuts with a View (company name)
DD = Darling Daughter
DH = Darling Husband
DP = Designer Paper
DS = Darling Son * Also, Demonstrator Support
DSP = either Double-Sided Paper, or Designer Series Paper (SU term)
DTGD = Dare to Get Dirty - annual summer SCS challenge
EP = Embossing Powder
FF16 = Falliday Fest - SCS seasonal challenge
GKD = Gina K Designs
HPH = Hodge Podge Hardware (SU)
HYCCT = Hope You Can Cling To - seasonal challenge
HTH = Hope This Helps
IB&C = Stampin Up! Idea Book and Catalog
IBW = I've Been Wondering
IMHO = In My Honest Opinion
IMO = In My Opinion
ISO = In Search Of
KWIM = Know What I Mean?
LIA = Like It All
LMK = Let Me Know
LOL = Laugh Out Loud
LSS = Local Scrapbook/Stamping Store
MDS = My Digital Software
MFT = My Favorite Things (stamp company)
MIL = Mother-in-Law
MOO = My Opinion Only
NIP = New in Package
NSR = Not Stamping Related
NUM = New Unmounted
NVR = No Vendor Restrictions (often used in swaps)
OBP = Odd Bird Planet (stamp company)
OMG = Oh My Gosh .. or .. Oh My Goodness
OP = Original Poster or Original Post
OSW = One Sheet Wonder
PIF = Pay It Forward
PLMK = Please Let Me Know
PP = Printed Paper
PSE = PhotoShop Elements
PTI = Paper Trey Inks (stamp company)
QOTD = Question of the Day
RAK = Random Acts of Kindness
ROFL = Rolling on the Floor Laughing
SASE = Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope
SCS = Splitcoaststampers ** That’s us!!
Subbing = Subscribing to a thread to get notifications of responses
SUM = Stampin' Up! Mostly
SUO = Stampin’ Up! Only
TAC = The Angel Company
TFL = Thanks For Looking
TFS = Thanks For Sharing
TIA = Thanks In Advance
TSM = Thanks So Much
TTYL = Talk To You Later
TV = Trade Value
UTEE = Ultra Thick Embossing Powder
WWC = SU's Watercolor Wonder Crayons
WS = Workshop
YAGE = Yet Another Grand Exit
YILM = Yes, I Love Myself

:: SCS Challenges ::

Note: These acronyms are use to create a keyword to be used in the SCS Gallery search so that everyone can see everyone's challenge creations. Also, most of these challenges have a number after them to identify that particular challenge. I'll use 01 as an example. (Some of the monthly/yearly challenges will use the year, for example CCC08.)

HTH, everyone!

Last edited by TexasGrammy; 10-22-2016 at 07:52 AM.. Reason: Updating Post #1
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