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  ABBREVIATIONS / ACRONYMS / SLANG used on this forum and what they mean:


ABBREVIATIONS / ACRONYMS / SLANG used on this forum and what they mean:

.22LR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  .22 Caliber Long Rifle and its Bullets
#8  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Buying a cheap gun and spending money on it, modding it.  Then claiming it's as good, or better, than the expensive gun you couldn't afford.
AA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Air Arms
ACP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Air Conserving Pumper
AEAC  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Airgun Exploration & Advancement Channel (microsalmo's YouTube Channel)
AFAIK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  As Far As I Know
AG. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Air Gun
AGD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Airgun Depot
AGF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Air Gun Fever
AKA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Also Known As
AO. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adjustable Objective (Scope)
AOA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Airguns Of Arizona
ARH  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Air Rifle Headquarters
ATF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (and Explosives)
ATM  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  At The Moment
ATN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . American Technology Network (https://www.atncorp.com/aboutcompany)
Bandit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Raccoon
BBL, BRL, BL  . . . . . . . . . . . . . Some kind of a Barrel (probably an Air Gun Barrel)
BBT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bob's Boat Tail
BC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ballistic Coefficient
BIL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Brother-In-Law
Bisco. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bottle Disco (Discovery)
BOI  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Board Of Inquiry
BP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bullpup
BPHP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Benjamin Premier Hollow Point
BR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bench Rest
BRod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bottled Marauder
BTW  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . By The Way
Bugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bunny or Rabbit
Bushy Tailed Tree Rat . . . . . . . Squirrel
CAPOF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crosman Air Pistol Owners Forum
CCP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Concealed Carry Permit
CCW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Carrying a Concealed Weapon 
CDT Trigger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CharlieDaTuna Trigger  (Gooood Stuff)
CF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Carbon Fiber
Chipper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chipmunk
Chrony. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chronograph
CLP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cleaner, Lubricant, Preservative
CONUS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Continental US
COW  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Clip On Weight
COWW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clip On Wheel Weight
CP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Center Point Scope or Crosman Premiers
CPH. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Crosman Premier Heavies 
CPHP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Crosman Premier Hollow Point
C-Rat. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Country Rat = Opossum (Possum)
CT  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Cottontail Rabbit = small game animal in NV and many other states
CTC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center To Center
DAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Sheridan
DING DONGER  . . . . . . . . . . .   Driveway Alarm (aka https://www.harborfreight.com/search?q=driveway%20alarm)
Disco. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Benjamin Discovery Air Rifle
Diss (ing)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Disrespect or Disrespecting
DPV  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Disco Power Valve
DRT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dead Right There [also known as Dirt Nap or Wet Ragged]
EDC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Every Day Carry
EDM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Electrical Discharge Machine
ETA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Estimated Time of Arrival
FAC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fire Arm Certificate
FC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Feral Cat
FFL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Federal Firearms License
FFP  SFP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  First Focal Plane   Second Focal Plane
FL  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Field Lions [Feral house cats dumped in an area to fend for themselves (Western Term)
FPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Feet Per Second
Flying Rat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Starling   (Flying Rat - also refers to pigeons and Sea Gulls)
FME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Foreign Material Exclusion
FPE  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Foot Pounds of Energy
FT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Field Targets or Flat Top (piston)
F.U.G.L.Y. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Federation for Ugly Guns Loving Yutz
FWIW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . For What It's Worth
GIYF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Google Is Your Friend
Grinner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Opossum (Possum)
GTA    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gateway To Airguns  (This is who we are.)
GF  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Girl Friend
HF  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Harbor Freight
HFT  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hunter Field Target
HND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Havea Nice Day
HO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hunter Orange
HOSP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . House Sparrow
HPA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  High Pressure Air
HS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hammer Spring
HW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The beginning initials for an air gun - one of the manufacturers is Herman Weihrauch  https://www.weihrauch-sport.de/?lang=en
IIRC  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . If I Remember Correctly  
                                          or  If I Really Cared
IMHO. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . In My Humble Opinion  and   In My Honest Opinion
Jack. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Rabbit
JMO. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Just My Opinion
JMTC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Just My Two Cents
LDC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lead Dust Collector
LEO. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Law Enforcement Officer
LOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Laugh Out Loud (also Lots Of Luck)
LOP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Length Of Pull
LRF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laser Range Finder
LWH. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Light Weight Hammer
MAP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Minimum Advertised Pricing
MIL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mother-In-Law  also  A unit of length equal to 0.001 inches
MOA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Minute Of Angle
Mods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Moderators or Modifications
MM  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Melick of Flying Dragons Air Rifles
MOSH. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Minute Of Squirrels Head
Mrod. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Benjamin Marauder Air Rifle
MSP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Multi-Stroke Pumper
Munk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chipmunk
NP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nitro Piston Pellet rifle that gets its power from Nitrogen compression
NSNM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No Shots No Misses
N.U.A.H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  N.uthin U.nder A. H.undred
NUTTER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Squirrel
OAO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . One And Only
OGTDUA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Old Guys That Don't Use Abbreviations
OP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Original Poster (Person originating the thread)
PA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pyramyd Air 
PB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Powder Burner (Fire Arm)
PCP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PreCharged Pneumatic (Air Rifle)
PD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Prairie Dog
PETA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . People Eating Tasty Animals
PG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Pop Guts = Squirrels (Western Term)
Pics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pictures
PMO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Postal Money Order
PMPCP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Poor Man's PCP
POA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Point of Aim
POI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Point Of Impact
PPL  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . People
PRod  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Benjamin Marauder Air Pistol
PSI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pounds per Square Inch
RC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rock Chucks = Hoary Marmot (Western Term)
RMA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Return Merchandise Authorization
RO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Range Officer (Firing Range)               
ROFL  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rolling On the Floor Laughing
RSII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rainstorm 2
RVA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rear Velocity Adjuster
Sage Bunny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Rabbit (Western Term)                
SF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Side Focus (as apposed to AO) when talking about scope attributes
SHP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  RWS Super Hollow Point pellets
SIL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Son-In-Law
Silly Wets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Silhouette
Sky Rat  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  NYC Pigeon [also see "Flying Rat"]
Song Dog . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Coyote
SOW  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Stick On Weight
SOWW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   Stick On Wheel Weight
Springer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Pellet rifle that gets it power from spring compression
SPF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Sold Pending Funds
SynRod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Synthetic Stock Marauder  [was SRod for a time]
SSG  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Spring Stop Guide or Stopping Spring Guide
SSP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Single-Stroke Pumper
SSS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shoot - Shovel - Shutup!  Uncertain pest control situations.
SWMBO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  She Who Must Be Obeyed
TCB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Taking Care of Business
TIA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Thanks In Advance
TKO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .http://tko22.com/index.html
TMI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Too Much Information
TP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Transfer Port
TSS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Twin Spring System
TTYL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Talk To You Later
Tree Rat. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Squirrel
TYD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  To Your Door
WFO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Wide Freaking Open
Whistle Pig. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Ground Hog (GHog)
Whistle Dog . . . . . . . . . . . . . Prairie Dog
WiFi  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wireless local area network  {More:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wi-Fi}
WiFi  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Benjamin WI-ld FI-re  {Benjamin's entry level PCP Air Rifle.}
WMWW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  World's Most Wonderful Woman (or Wife)
WP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Woodpussy (Skunk)  also Striped Kitty
WSBM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Well Said Brother Man
XLNT  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Excellent
Yellow Bill or Beak. . . . . . . . .  Starling
Yellow Dog. . . . . . . . . . . . . .   Coyote also known as Brush Wolves and Brush Poppers (Western Term)
Yote. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coyote
YMMV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Your Mileage May Vary
YRMV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Your Results May Vary

Example of way to use abbreviations:  If POI = POA, then DRT else BOOHOO
Translation:  If Point Of Impact = Point Of Aim, then Dead Right There else BOOHOO


LMBO  ROFLMBO LMBO SHTF           
I see these acronyms used, but I will not put the definitions because it violates what we are about.  And I encourage you to refrain from using them too as they are in poor taste.  JMO
       
**There is also a very good list found in the GTA Library = http://www.gatewaytoairguns.org/GTA/library/AirGunGlossaryOfTerms.htm

dk1677:
Looks good! Here's another Bandit = Raccoon

cactusrat:
LOL = Lots of luck
Whistle dog = prairie dog
Whistle pig = ground hog
Bushy tailed tree rat = squirrel
Flying rat = Starling

robert w:
another for lol, well a story behind lol. a middle aged lady got her facebook account . her great aunt died. she sent messages to all her friends and relatives saying great aunt gurdi died last night lol. her daughter called and said MOM -lol = lot of laughter... she had to repost over 100 messages lol

ezman604:
Along with the document posted in the Library.

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