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LToro
03-19-2007, 06:37 PM
Can you guys help me define a list of acronyms used in this forum?

one that i know..
DYODD = Do Your Own Due Diligence

can you guys help me define the following .. LMAO & LMFNAO

If there are other acronyms please feel free to add them to the list..
as a reference for the next generation of forum visitors ..

Thanks!

Krank
03-19-2007, 06:46 PM
Can you guys help me define a list of acronyms used in this forum?

one that i know..
DYODD = Do Your Own Due Diligence

can you guys help me define the following .. LMAO & LMFNAO

If there are other acronyms please feel free to add them to the list..
as a reference for the next generation of forum visitors ..

Thanks!

Yup.
LMAO - laughing my a$$ off
LMFAO - the same thing but with the f word included
LMFNAO - your guess is as good as mine re the "N"
LOL - laughing out loud
FWIW - for what its worth
IMHO - in my humble opinion
BTW - by the way
YOJGUAB - (works only in the KB&G) Yo Jakke get us another beer.
GG - got goldies
Hope this helps.

hugo_danner
03-19-2007, 06:54 PM
WTFATBDN--What The F*** Are Those B******* Doing Now?!?!? (Refers to Central Banks/Manipulation)
IDLMA--I Done Lost My A**!!
FAC--Flip A Coin
WTFAITGF?!?!?!--Why The F*** Am I Trading Gold For?

Krank
03-19-2007, 07:00 PM
WTFATBDN--What The F*** Are Those B******* Doing Now?!?!? (Refers to Central Banks/Manipulation)
IDLMA--I Done Lost My A**!!
FAC--Flip A Coin
WTFAITGF?!?!?!--Why The F*** Am I Trading Gold For?


OK LToro . . . as you may notice . . . Da Hugo . . . is rather hardcore. Me . . . I ware glasses and drive a pinto.

hugo_danner
03-19-2007, 07:01 PM
WTFATBDN--What The F*** Are Those B******* Doing Now?!?!? (Refers to Central Banks/Manipulation)
IDLMA--I Done Lost My A**!!
FAC--Flip A Coin
WTFAITGF?!?!?!--What The F*** Am I Trading Gold For?
SOHBRO!--Sounds Of Hair Being Ripped Out!

Krank
03-19-2007, 07:03 PM
SOHBRO!--Sounds Of Hair Being Ripped Out!

Oh my . . . like I said . . . he's hardcore.

Krank
03-19-2007, 07:14 PM
Thanks to another thread we now have this,

lmfnao

Laughing My F_ _ _ _ N Ass Off

Guess that originated from people who never went to school . . . but it'll work.

Krank
03-19-2007, 07:26 PM
EOTS - enough of this S$%T.

I think its fair to say that we've pretty much got the S and the F word figured out . . . agreed??

Venturer
03-19-2007, 08:17 PM
The two I see the most here are:
WSHTF = When ---- hits the fan
and
WTF = What the ----!

sammy
03-19-2007, 08:25 PM
Who remembers

IDCIBM ?

dtnwn

Krank
03-19-2007, 08:36 PM
Who remembers

IDCIBM ?

dtnwn

I'm just guessing . . . but I'd guess anyone who saw one coming down is toast . . . no???

Moneholio
03-19-2007, 08:52 PM
Rotflmf'naro!!!

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Krank
03-19-2007, 08:55 PM
Rotflmf'naro!!!

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d160/moneou812/00000000000000000000000000000000.gif

You explain it Mone . . . I'm pouring another cold one.

Moneholio
03-19-2007, 08:56 PM
You explain it Mone . . . I'm pouring another cold one.


DYODD... :D

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Krank
03-19-2007, 09:01 PM
What's the "R"?

Never mind . . . geez this is getting difficult . . . l'me guess . . . ar$e as opposed to a$$. That's it I quit. Someone else can take over this Kitco 101 lesson . . . CIFHI. (Hint - first word 'cuz' . . . last two words . . . 'had it')

HARDTACKWON
03-19-2007, 09:09 PM
bend over here it comes again

krugger2
03-19-2007, 09:29 PM
http://www.freewarehof.org/acronyms.html#ACRO

wildwind
03-19-2007, 11:43 PM
As you can see by all the replies LT you are now within the hallowed halls of the Kitco MENSA section where intellect is a four letter word.
Just let it all flow into your head Grasshopper.
And if its a near miss repeat the famous phrase of the wartime mayor of Hiroshima ..... WTFWT

CJS
03-20-2007, 06:53 AM
Who remembers IDCIBM ?

I don't care, I'm buying more... Now, who remembers who coined it?

The Paradigm Shift
11-21-2007, 06:41 AM
Heya guys! Yep im a newb and yes I need your help :) I was wondering if you guys could reply to this thread listing some acronyms that are used and what they mean for all us new guys... for example I have no idea what POG means :(

Thanks guys!

Oh yea incase you wanted to know Ive bought my first 1oz silver panda coin and 1oz gold brittania! wooohooo! :D

Cracker
11-21-2007, 07:20 AM
POG is a tropical drink created by Haleakala Dairy on Maui, Hawaii that consists of a blend of juices from passionfruit, orange, and guava fruits (hence the P.O.G.).

Or it could mean Price Of Gold

Just watch out for the WTSHTF types around here....it can get nasty..

The Paradigm Shift
11-21-2007, 08:45 AM
lol! and theres me thinking it had some long intense meaning! lol I feel stupid now :p

Next newbie question! What on earth does fiat mean? I assure you I dont have an IQ of 20 for asking these questions!:)

The Paradigm Shift
11-25-2007, 05:37 AM
Aha! Thank you silverbug!

Cajus
11-25-2007, 04:47 PM
ADR: American Depository Receipt, used to denote foreign stocks that trade in the US. Usually denoted by a "Y" at the end of the stock symbol, e.g. DROOY.

AFAIK: As Far As I Know

Ag: Silver (Elemental symbol)

AG: Alan Greenspan (Ben Bernanke has not yet achieved the accolade of being referred to as BB, AFAIK)

ASE: American Stock Exchange, or American Silver Eagles - AKA SAE for some strange reason

ASX: Australian Stock Exchange

Au: Gold (Elemental symbol)

IDCIBM: I Don't Care I'm Buying More (coined by a Kitco poster of old, and if I remember correctly, it was Farfel)

BIS: Bank for International Settlements

BLSH: Buy Low Sell High... works great in theory!

BO: Breakout... or a personal hygiene issue

BOE: Bank of England

BOJ: Bank of Japan

BTW: By The Way

CB: Central Bank

COMEX: Commodity Futures Exchange at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX)

COT: Commitment of Traders

CPI: Consumer Price Index

CYA: Cover Your Ass

DYODD: Do Your Own Due Diligence.

E&OE: Errors and Omissions Excepted

EMA: Exponential Moving Average (An average of data points that applies weighting factors which decrease exponentially with increasing time difference). See MA/SMA

EOD: End Of Day (when normal trading ceases)

EPS: Earnings Per Share

ESF: Exchange Stabilization Fund

ETF: Exchange Traded Fund

FED: U.S. Federal Reserve

Fiat: By decree, usually referring to fiat money - a bank note nowadays has value only because it is "decreed" to have value - as long as the market accepts that decree, it does, but the tendency for governments/central banks to print money causes the value inevitably to decrease with time.

FOMC: Federal Open Market Committee (sometimes dubbed "Federal Open Mouth Committee")

FRB: Federal Reserve Board (US)

FRN: Federal Reserve Note, AKA The Dollar (in various multiples)

FTSE: A family of UK stock indices listed on the London Stock Exchange; normally it is the FTSE 100 index that is quoted in headline news.

FWIW: For What It's Worth

FYI: For Your Information

GATA: Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee

GDP: Gross Domestic Product

GSE: Government Sponsored Enterprise, e.g. Freddie Mac, which expects credit losses stemming from its subprime mortgage exposure to rise through at least 2009...

H&S: Head and Shoulders technical analysis pattern.

HMCE: Her Majesty's Customs and Excise (The UK's equivalent of the IRS)

HUI: "Unhedged" Gold Stocks Index on the American Stock Exchange

IIRC: If I Remember Correctly

IMF: International Monetary Fund; generally considered gold-unfriendly by goldbugs.

IMHO: In My Humble Opinion

IPO: Initial Public Offering (i.e. when a stock first becomes listed on an exchange)

IRS: Internal Revenue Service (US)

J6P: Joe Six-Pack (or Jane Six-Pack for the Politically Correct)

JMHO: Just My Humble Opinion

JSE: Johannesburg Stock Exchange (important to goldbugs because of South Africa's gold mining industry... e.g. the Durban Roodeport Deep gold company)

LBMA: London Bullion Market Association - to veteran goldbugs, known as the "riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma" http://www.gold-eagle.com/gold_digest/baron907.html

LIBOR: London Interbank Offered Rate (a key item with reference to the credit crunch of 2007)

LME: London Metals Exchange

LOL: Laugh Out Loud.

MA: Usually means an unweighted mean of the previous n data points as for SMA, but could be generic - see also EMA

MACD: Moving Average Convergence Divergence, a technical indicator

ME: Middle East: A political hot spot

MM: Market Maker

NYMEX: See COMEX

NYSE: New York Stock Exchange

OPM: Other People's Money, or what makes it possible for investment managers to make the investment decisions that they make

P&F: Point and Figure, a method for analysing the price movements of stocks and commodities

PGM: Platinum Group Metals (includes Nickel, Palladium, and Platinum, which chemists group together in a column of the Periodic Table of the Elements)

PM: Precious Metal

POG: Price of Gold

POO: Price of Oil

POS: Price of Silver

PPI: Producer Price Index

PPT: Plunge Protection Team (http://www.fallstreet.com/plungeprotection.html), whose official name is the Working Group on Financial Markets.

Pt: Platinum (Elemental symbol)

PTB: Powers That Be

RSI: Relative Strength Index, a technical analysis indicator

SMA: Simple Moving Average

TA: Technical Analysis - considers the movements of prices by analysing the patterns without reference to actual business, economic, physical or political events.

TEOTWAWKI: The End of the World as We Know it

TOCOM: Tokyo Commodity Exchange (Japan's equivalent of the COMEX)

WGC: World Gold Council

XAU: Gold and Silver Index that includes all sorts of cr** like hedged gold miners

YMMV: Your Mileage May Vary

The Paradigm Shift
11-26-2007, 03:37 AM
wow now that solves a few of my nomenclature problems! Thanks alot Cajus

hubbard1967
11-28-2007, 11:36 PM
we doint know anyone here yet you take the time to include us! good people:) here & i plan to buy & hold as much PM so the PTB lose there power :cool:

dtrvler
11-29-2007, 10:56 AM
which is why i am buying it...it is out of favor...best time...

dtrvler
11-29-2007, 10:58 AM
Palladium is the Rodney Dangerfield of PMs:D

sammy
11-29-2007, 11:19 AM
Cajus-

Yup, *farfel's signature slogan was,
"I don't care, I'm buying more!"

It was yours truly, who acronymized it

IDCIBM

dtnwn

earth
07-12-2008, 03:13 AM
This forum has opened my eyes to a lot of new abbreviations:

POG - Price Of Gold (easy).
POO - Price Of Oil (easy 2).
DYODD - Do Your Own ??

Then there are others that I see frequently.

Could you guys collectively enlightenment me please?

I could probably google some of them but I'm sure this forum has some that are too specific to be googled.

Slytoocan
07-12-2008, 03:15 AM
When accepting the rules of the forum, it helps if you read them first, at the end you will find your answer :)

Coles
07-12-2008, 05:02 AM
OSIWIDNSTBM-Oh sh*t I wish I didn't short the bull market.:D