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This is a list of terms, abbreviations, and acronyms on commonly used on the Scratch Forums (as well as other forums), to help Scratchers understand posts better.

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#

  • 46s: Miscellaneous forum (because of the forum ID number)[[Eng:#Notes|*]]

A

B

  • BBCode: Markup language for forums
  • BTW: By The Way
  • Bump: This is being posted to bring this post to the top of the list
  • BRB: Be Right Back
  • BYOB: Build Your Own Blocks
  • Bio, a biography on a someone, usually a fictional character

C

  • Collab: Abbreviation for Collaboration
  • C&P: Copy and Paste
  • CYOA: Create-your-own-adventure, a type of RPG
  • Ceebs/CB: Ceebee (Scratch Team member)
  • CC: Coloring Contest, a type of contest in which participants have to color the provided line art

D

F

  • FPS:
    • First Person Shooter (game)
    • Frames Per Second, when rendering something with the pen, such as a raycaster
  • FTFY: Fixed That For You
  • FYI: For Your Information
  • FTW: "For the Win!"; showing that something is very well done.
  • FNAF: Five Nights at Freddy's, a horror game that became very controversial, and enventually restricted on Scratch

G

  • G2G/GTG: Got To Go/Gotta go

H

I

  • IDC: I Don't Care
  • IDEK: I Don't Even Know
  • IDK: I Don't Know
  • IKR: I Know, Right
  • IMHO: In My Humble/Heart's/Honest Opinion
  • IMO: In My Opinion
  • IIRC: If I Recall/Remember Correctly

J

  • JK: Just Kidding

L

  • LOL: Laugh/Laughing Out Loud

M

N

  • n00b: Newbie (novice) 'noob', 'newb', 'nub' is a variation of it
  • Ninjaed/Ninja'd: See Outposted
  • Necro: Necropost

O

  • [/offtopic]: Get back on topic, conversation has strayed
    • This is meant to resemble closing BBCode: a tag with a slash inside brackets generally means ending some property, in this case, offtopicness.
  • Outposted: somebody posted more or less the same thing right before you, usually by only a few seconds, also known as Ninjaed/Ninja'd
  • OC: Original character, a character which belongs to a particular user

P

  • P2See/P2S/P2C/Paddle: Paddle2See (Scratch Team member)[[Eng:#Notes|*]]
  • PMV: Picture Music Video, a music video which only uses pictures to tell the story; this is also known as "Pony Music Video", an AMV using characters from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

Q

R

  • RC: Really Cool
  • ROFL: Rolling On the Floor Laughing (see also "LOL")
  • RPG: Role-playing-game, see TBG
  • RaP: Abbreviation for the Things I'm Reading and Playing forum.[[Eng:#Notes|*]]

S

T

  • TBD: To Be Determined/Decided
  • TBG: Text-Based-Games, Text-based Games forum[[Eng:#Notes|*]]
  • TBR: To Be Released
  • TBC: To Be Continued.

U

Other

  • @           : the following text is directed towards the specified user: @Username: That's a good point!
  • +1: I agree, usually used in the Suggestions forum
  • -1: I disagree, opposite of +1.

Notes

  1. Mostly used on Scratch Forums.