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#1

Any G.O.O.D. ones? Any ones that most people don’t evern realise?

No fucking abbreviations in my fucking thread, GBOL or not.


#2

#3

Cybernetic Operational Optimized Knights of Science and the Beast Rebels of the Hellscape

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#4

WYSIWYG

@1101010


#5

#6

M.A.S.K. (short for M obile A rmored S trike K ommand) is an animated television series produced by the French-American DIC Enterprises, Inc and Kenner. The series was based on the M.A.S.K. action figures.[1] It was animated in Asia by studios; KK DIC Asia (later known as KK C&D Asia), Studio Juno, Studio World, and Ashi Production.


#7

this is now the pitchshifter thread


#8

Laser is probably the best known “ones that most people don’t even realise” (Oxymoron I know!)

Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation


#9

Did you know DiS is short for Drowned in Sound?


#10

:exploding_head:


#11

Rofl


#12

self. contained underwater breathing apparatus


#13

Smh


#14

Loads of recursive acronyms in super geeky computer land. e.g. WINE (Wine Is Not an Emulator), YAML (YAML Ain’t Markup Language), etc.


#15

Pakistan.

Didn’t know 'til about a year ago.


#16

Such
Questions
Usually
Involve
Death
Pain
And
Nigel


#17

GNU you were gonna say that


#18

Did not know this.

Thread delivers


#19

nice


#20

And we’re all in agreement that it’s only an acronym if it’s pronounced as a word, right? So TARDIS is an acronym, but WTF isn’t, because no-one pronounces it “wutuff”. I believe some people now actually pronounce ‘lol’ instead of laughing, but they can GTFO (pronounced, gut-foh).