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Old Aug 06, 2008, 05:29 PM // 17:29   #1
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Everyone, please take a look at this list and post if there are any missing. We would like to keep this up to date.

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40/40 A wand/offhand weapon set with both 20% HCT and 20% HSR mods on each weapon. 55 build 55 health solo build 600/smite Two monk team consisting of a 600hp tank and a smite-bonder.
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abs (Rune of) Absorption AD American District afaik as far as I know afk away from keyboard AoE Area of Effect AL Armor Level AP Armor Penetration AtB Awaken the Blood atm at the moment attrib attribute
B
balth (faction) Balthazar faction points earned in PvP matches. b/o buyout B/P Barrage/Pet ranger bbiab be back in a bit bbl be back later BDS Bone Dragon Staff BHA Broad Head Arrow Bio bathroom break (biological waste) BiP Blood is Power Bonder Protection monk focusing on Life Bond boon prot Monk with Divine Boon and prot skills B/U Backup essences (of celerity) BR Blood Ritual brb be right back brt be right there btw by the way
C
c/o current offer cap sig Signet of Capture CoF Cry of Frustration or Cathedral of Flames CoP Contemplation of Purity or Cry of Pain
D
DD Direct Damage - Destruction Depths DF Divine Favor DNKP Defend North Kryta Province DoA Domain of Anguish DOT Damage Over Time dp death penalty DPS Damage Per Second Drok's Droknar's Forge, or armor crafted there
E
Ecto Glob of Ectoplasm Edge Edge of Extinction EDrain Energy Drain EoE Edge of Extinction
F
FA Final Assault (Sorrow's Furnace) FA Fort Aspenwood (Competitive Mission) FDS Fiery Dragon Sword FFF Fast Faction Farm ffs for f***'s sake FoC Feast of Corruption FOTM Flavor of the Month FoW Fissure of Woe FTL For The Lose FTW For The Win
G
g gold GG Good Game GH Guild Hall GJ Good Job GL Guild Lord GLF Group Looking For gl hf good luck; have fun GoR Glyph of Renewal GvG Guild versus Guild GWAMM God Walking Amongst Mere Mortals – Rank in Kind of a big deal title track
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HA Heroes' Ascent HFFF Hero Fast Faction Farm HB HB monk. (Healer's Boon) HCT Halves casting time HoD Henge of Denravi HoH Hall of Heroes HP hit points, health HSR Halves skill recharge H/H Hero/Hench
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IDS Icy Dragon Sword IAS increase attack speed imho in my humble/honest opinion imo in my opinion IMS increase movement speed int international (district) IRC Internet Relay Chat irl in real life ITT In this thread IW Illusionary Weaponry IWAY "I Will Avenge You!
J
j/k just kidding JQ Jade Quarry (Competitive Mission)
K
k thousand/platinum KC Kaineng Center – Main City in Factions Keg Farm A farm that is no longer possible. KoBD Kind of a Big Deal
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LA Lion's Arch, trade center of GW LDD Last Day Dawns LFG Looking For Group LFP Looking For Party LFR Looking For Runner LMAO Laughing my ass off LMFAO Laughing my F***ing ass off LOD Light of Deliverance LoD Light of Deldrimor - A PvE only skill in the dwarven title track that allows players to reveal treasures in certain areas of the dungeon. LOL Laugh out Loud LoS line of sight
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mIRC IRC client MM Minion Master MoI Mantra of Inscriptions MoR Mantra of Recall - Mantra of Recovery - Mantra of Resolve - Mark of Rodgort MT mistell, a message sent to the wrong person
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NPC Non Player Character
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omw on my way obo or best offer OoB Offering of Blood OS Old School
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PC Price Check Pew Pew The sound of lasers, which usually associated with "owning" somebody or something. pip arrow of health or energy regeneration Pleak Power Leak Plock Power Block PM Private Message prep preparation PS Protective Spirit PUG Pickup Group PvE Player versus Environment PvP Player versus Player PvX PvX wiki
Q
QQ Crying QZ Quickening Zephyr
R
RA Random Arenas Renewal Glyph of Renewal r/b or Reserve bid-"I wont let it be bought until it reaches X amount" Rez or res Resurrect RoF (location)Ring of Fire, either the mission outpost or island chain RoF (skill) Reversal of Fortune ROFL Rolling on the floor laughing ROTFL Rolling on the floor laughing
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s/b starting bid sac sacrifice SB Spirit Bond SF Sorrow's Furnace - Searing Flames - Shadow Form SoA Shield of Absorption SOJ Shield of Judgement SoS Signet of Sorrow - Signet of Spirits SS (skill) Spiteful Spirit SS (non-skill)screenshot Sup Superior (Rune) stfu shut the f*** up SV Sympathetic Visage - Spoil Victor
T
TA Team Arenas TF Tiger's Fury tbh to be honest THK Thunderhead Keep TOA Temple of Ages Tombs Tomb of the Primeval Kings (PvE), Heroes' Ascent (PvP) ToPK Tomb of the Primeval Kings toon someone's character TS Teamspeak, a voice chat program ttyl talk to you later tyt take your time
U
UW Underworld
V
VDS Vampiric Dragon Sword Vent Ventrilo, a voice chat program VIM "Victory Is Mine!" VoD "Victory or Death!" VS Voltaic Spear
W
wammo W/Mo, usually self-healing WoH Word of Healing WTB Want To Buy WTF What the f*** WTS Want To Sell WTT Want To Trade

You may also wish to check the abbreviations page on the official wiki.

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Old Aug 06, 2008, 05:34 PM // 17:34   #2
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Boon prot's link is misspelled.
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Old Aug 06, 2008, 05:39 PM // 17:39   #3
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Worlds at war isn't really wrong, just outdated.

SoA has another meaning thanks to nightfall too
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Old Aug 06, 2008, 05:45 PM // 17:45   #4
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Thanks Kuma, it's fixed.

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Worlds at war isn't really wrong, just outdated.

SoA has another meaning thanks to nightfall too
Ok, that is no help. What's the other meaning and where did you see worlds at war?
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Old Aug 06, 2008, 05:46 PM // 17:46   #5
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You left out HB - as in HB monk. (Healer's Boon)

WTB, WTT, & WTS are all "Want" not "Willing"

CoF is also Cathedral of Flames.

FTW is also "Free The World" or "F*** The World"

"brt" - be right there

LOD - Light of Deliverance

SoA - Shield of Absorption (the Nightfall reference)

rgr - Roger

KoBD - Kind of a Big Deal

600/smite - Two monk team consisting of a 600hp tank and a smite-bonder.

ttfn - Ta Ta For Now - Tigger's way of saying "so long" to Pooh

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Old Aug 06, 2008, 05:49 PM // 17:49   #6
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SF = Searing Flames and Shadow Form also
QQ = cry
SV = Spoil Victor
MoR = Mantra of Recovery, Mantra of Resolve and Mark of Rodgort
SoJ = Signet of Judgment
SoS = Signet of Sorrow


Plok= Power Block
Pleak= Power Leak
DD = Destruction Depths
CoF = Cathedral of Flames

you should split this into 2 parts, 1 for skills and 1 for every thing else

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Old Aug 06, 2008, 06:16 PM // 18:16   #7
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FFF = Fast Faction Farm
HFFF = Hero Fast Faction Farm

I feel bad for the person keeping track of the acronyms people use because it seems they like to abbreviate everything.
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Old Aug 06, 2008, 06:43 PM // 18:43   #8
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gz=congratulations
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Old Aug 06, 2008, 07:02 PM // 19:02   #9
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Quaker, thanks those all really helped. I didn't leave anything out tho, it's not my list. I think it was made back when GW first went live. I just reposted with updated rules and stuff.

Songbringer, I've not seen that one. Most people say grats.

Nainoa, don't feel too bad, that's why I posted this.....so you guys could help me.

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you should split this into 2 parts, 1 for skills and 1 for every thing else
Good idea, I'll do that.....although not today, I have a headache.

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Old Aug 06, 2008, 07:06 PM // 19:06   #10
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SS could also mean [Spirit's Strength] as in a SS/Splinter/Volley Rit.

RoF could mean Rate of Fire as in how fast you fire a bow/spear.

OoS = [offering of spirit]

AR = [Ancestors Rage]

Nearly all the item spells can be abbreviated such as [Protective was Kaolai] = PwK.

GoF = [Gaze of Fury]

DPS = [Death Pact Signet]

FomF = [Flesh of My Flesh]

MB&S/MBaS = [Mend Body and Soul]

Rejuv = [Rejuvenation]

SLW = [Spirit Light Weapon]

WoR = [Weapon of Remedy]

WoS = [Weapon of Shadow]

WoW = [Weapon of Warding]

P.S - Ain't touchin' Communing/Spawning since not many people use those skills.

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Old Aug 06, 2008, 07:38 PM // 19:38   #11
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HB = Healer's Boon, + Hero Battles
GH = Guildhall
EotN, GWEN = Guild Wars Eye of the North expansion
UB = Ursan Blessing

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Old Aug 06, 2008, 07:40 PM // 19:40   #12
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WoD = [skill]Wail Of Doom[/skill]

Terra = Elementalist being Assassin or Mesmer 2nd profession.
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Old Aug 06, 2008, 07:46 PM // 19:46   #13
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ATfH - A Time for Heroes (Last GWEN mission)
EotN, GWEN - Eye of the North
NF - Nightfall
Proph - Prophecies
Prof - profession
GD - Great Destroyer
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Old Aug 06, 2008, 07:55 PM // 19:55   #14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Quaker
WTB, WTT, & WTS are all "Want" not "Willing"
Maybe in your world. But in my world, it has always been "willing," which, by the way, means the same thing.

Missing from list:
ea = each
ecto (or "e") = Glob of Ectoplasm
GFtE = Go For the Eyes!
GoLE = Glyph of Lesser Energy
Imba = "I'm a badass" -- Save Yourselves paragon build.
Pgon = Paragon
SY = Save Yourselves!
zkey = Zaishen key

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Old Aug 06, 2008, 08:12 PM // 20:12   #15
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I thought 'imba' meant imbalanced?

And I've always wondered what 'sabway' is short for. It's not on the list.
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Old Aug 06, 2008, 09:08 PM // 21:08   #16
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Ryder, you are missing LoD - Light of Deldrimor

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Old Aug 06, 2008, 09:13 PM // 21:13   #17
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Sabway

ITT = In this thread
TNtF or TNTF = ["Theres Nothing to Fear!"]

Ryker, WaW is on the list as "Worlds at War, term for the current favor system," which is now outdated since the change to titles for favor.

Is HP also used for [[Heal Party]?

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Old Aug 07, 2008, 11:05 AM // 11:05   #18
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Terra = Elementalist being Assassin or Mesmer 2nd profession.
The E/Me or E/A builds you're thinking of that get called 'Terra' do so because the Elementalist is using predominantly ele Earth skills. 'Terra' meaning 'Earth' or 'Land'
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Quote:
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Maybe in your world. But in my world, it has always been "willing," which, by the way, means the same thing.
The intent may be the same - the desire to buy or sell something - but being "willing" to do something is not the same as "wanting" to do it. I may be "willing" to change a baby's diaper, but I don't "want" to.

On a related topic - many people here have listed various abbreviations for assorted spells. Basically, of course, any spell-name could be replaced by it's abbreviation, but that would just get confusing. I think this list would be best served by only listing those spell abbreviations that come up most often in regular chat - unfortunately, "most often" can change depending upon what builds are currently in vogue.
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Old Aug 08, 2008, 12:18 AM // 00:18   #20
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k = thousand/platinum = /agree, but it's sometimes also used to say "ok"

np= no problem

asap= as s00n as possible

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