Favorite acronyms

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Favorite acronyms....

Acronyms are abbreviations, pronounced as words. it's much better if that's an existing word.

Today I heard:

C.H.A.O.S - Chief Has An Outstanding Solution

There must be dozens better than that.
 
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Best acronym for a deadline: COB - it either means "close of business" or "cease of bull****", depending on your work environment.

Worst acronym for a deadline: TBD - in twenty years in the Air Force, every time you looked this acronym up in the glossary it just says "to be determined". If it's taking that long to figure out what it means, maybe they should just delete it!
 
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Worst acronym for a deadline: TBD - in twenty years in the Air Force, every time you looked this acronym up in the glossary it just says "to be determined". If it's taking that long to figure out what it means, maybe they should just delete it!
:rofl:
Here's one I like:
TLA - three-letter acronym
:rofl:(I'm still laughing at TBD).
 
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MAGIC : —manual-aided gaming of integrated
combat (an electromagnetic particle-in-cell
code)

FROG—free rocket over ground
 
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VISTA

Viruses
Infiltrations
Spyware
Trojan horses
Adware



Also, "FUBAR" was a favorite during college. Can't say it here (the last part is "...Beyond All Recognition").
 
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The federal government has an extensive list of acronyms.

How about:

AGRICOLA Agricultural Online Access

It sounds like a new soft drink:smile:
 
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U.F.O. - an acronym that I've heard used by waste-water processing and yacht racing people.
 
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South Lake Union Trolley

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/332081_slut18.html [Broken]

http://www.ridetheslutshirts.com/index2.html [Broken]
 
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Committee for the Liberation and Integration of Terrifying Organisms and their Rehabilitation Into Society.
 
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Committee for the Liberation and Integration of Terrifying Organisms and their Rehabilitation Into Society.
:surprised

In the Wireless industry they use the term ARPU (pronounced R-poo), it stands for Average Revenue Per User
 
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Also, "FUBAR" was a favorite during college. Can't say it here (the last part is "...Beyond All Recognition").
Haha! I like fubar!
 
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Committee for the Liberation and Integration of Terrifying Organisms and their Rehabilitation Into Society.
Thats brilliant!
 
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Committee for the Liberation and Integration of Terrifying Organisms and their Rehabilitation Into Society.
:rofl:
 
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DRAGOON (Disconnected Rapid Armament Group Overlook Operation Network)
GENESIS (Gamma Emission by Nuclear Explosion Stimulate Inducing System)
ERA (Electric reactive armor)
EEE (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)
 
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I'm surprised nobody has said LASER yet. Then again Andre did say it was much better if it was an existing word.
 

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