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  1. mercbezerk

    mercbezerk Unicorn Chaser Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Commonly used abbreviations by the Forum Members...

    A - atrain (OF Member)
    AFAIK - As Far As I Know
    AP - Adaptable Payload (referencing the bags / apparel / accessories)
    AP - Andrew Petterson (Artist Series Frogskins)
    AR - Anti-Reflective
    AS - Artist Series
    ASEC - Action Sports Environmental Coalition
    ATFM - Advanced Tactical Fighter Mask
    ATM - At The Moment or A$$ to Mouth
    BI - Black Iridium
    BK - Big Kitchen (backpack / bag)
    BL - Black Lights (Frogskins)
    BLEH - Expression of boredom
    BIN - Buy It Now
    BIP - Black Iridium Polarized
    BNIB - Brand New in Box
    BOGO - Buy One, Get One (referring to sales / deals - e.g. buy one, get one free)
    BOLO - Be On the Look Out (military / police terminology for "searching for")
    BR - Beyond Reason (Oakley Advertising Phrase)
    BriP - Brian Poh (OF Member)
    BS - Bathroom Sink (backpack / bag)
    BTO - Built to Order
    BTW - By The Way
    BUMP - Bring Up My Post (only permitted 48 hours after original post & subsequent "bumps")
    CB - Carbon Blade
    CE - Conformité Européenne (European Conformity or European Community)
    CF - Carbon Fiber
    CIB - Complete in Box
    Circa - Latin for "approximately" or "around about"
    CL - Craig’s List
    CMIIW - Correct Me If I’m Wrong
    CONUS - Continental United States
    CPF - Candle Power Forum
    C5Alloy - Five metal compounds are superheated to create this performance alloy that maintains durability, even in lightweight frame designs.
    DC - Deuce Coup
    DE - Defective Eyewear / Discontinued Eyewear (store displayed units)
    DF - David Flores (Artist Series Gascans)
    DILLIGAF - Does It Look Like I Give A F***
    DOH - Dallas O Hog (OF Member)
    DP - Dispatch
    DPP - Daily Prizm Polarized
    DTA - Don't Trust Anyone
    DWPP - Deep Water Prizm Polarized (lens colour option)
    EB - Eastern Border (Frogskins)
    EJ - Eye Jacket
    EP - Eye Patch
    FC - Fuel Cell
    F&F - Friends & Family (PayPal option that is not covered by Buyers Protection)
    FGG - FearGearGarage (OF Member)
    FHR - Foothill Ranch (aka Oakley Headquarters)
    FI - Fire Iridium
    FIFY - Fixed It For You
    FJ - Fast Jacket or Flak Jacket
    FMJ - Full Metal Jacket
    FML - F*** My Life
    FMV - Fair Market Value
    FNG - F***ing New Guy
    FOH - F*** Outta Here
    FP - Factory Pilot
    FS - Frogskins or For Sale
    FSOT - For Sale or Trade
    FTP - F*** That Puto!
    FWIW - For What It's Worth
    GEN - Generation
    GLWS - Good Luck with Sale
    GMT - Oakley Watch
    GRF - GRFMotorsports (OF Member)
    GS - Gary Scelzi (GS R2 and GS MD)
    G&S - Goods & Services (PayPal option that is covered by Buyers Protection)
    G26 - Emerald Based Lens w/ Rate of Transmission 26%, Light Index 3 (for use when partly cloudy)
    G30 - Red Based Lens w/ Rate of Transmission 30%, Light Index 2 (for use when partly cloudy)
    G40 - Black Gradient Lens w/ Rate of Transmission 19%, Light Index 2 (medium to bright light)
    H - Herbsley (OF Member)
    HAM - Hard as a Mother F***** (Urban Dictionary)
    HB - Holbrook
    HDO - High Definition Optics
    HI - High Intensity (H.I. Yellow/Persimmon/Amber lens colors)
    HJ - Half Jacket
    HMPH - Expression of apathy or disagreement
    HQ - Head Quarters
    IBTD - I Beg To Differ
    IBTL - In Before the Lock
    ICYGAS - In case you give a s****
    IDK - I Don’t Know
    IE - Internet Explorer
    IH - Infinite Hero
    IIRC - If I Remember Correctly
    IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
    IMO - In My Opinion
    IOC - International Olympic Committee
    IoT - Internet of Things
    IRL - In Real Life
    ITA - I Totally Agree
    JB - Jaw Bone or Jaw Breaker (2015 release)
    JC - Jupiter Camo or Juliet Carbon
    JFL - Jupiter Factory Lite
    J/K - Just Kidding
    JS - Jupiter Squared
    JW - Julian Wilson
    KIA - Killed In Action
    KMA - Kiss My A$$
    KMXMA - Kiss My X-Metal A$$
    KS - Kitchen Sink (backpack / bag)
    LB - Lunch Box (backpack / bag)
    LC - Lens Crafters
    LE - Limited Edition
    LMGTFY - Let Me Google That For You
    LMK - Let Me Know
    LNIB - Like New in Box
    LOCOG - The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
    LOL - Laugh Out Loud
    LOOL - Inexplicable lengthening of LOL (used only by Herbsley & Mrs. H)
    LP - Loss Prevention (referring to a department within Oakley that tracks illicit trading / selling of their property)
    LX - Light Weight Acetate Frame
    MAP - Minimum Advertised Price
    MD - Monster Dog
    MF - Microfiber (referencing soft material bag that Oakley sunglasses are packaged with)
    MFL - Max Fear Light
    MIA - Missing In Action
    MLB - Major League Baseball Edition
    MO - Money Order
    MP - Monster Pup
    MPH - Mr. Potato Head (term given to pairs pieced together by Oakley with remaining parts)
    Mrs. H - Married to Herbsley (OF Member)
    MSRP - Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price
    NAMAXM - Not All Metals Are X-Metals
    NEG - Negotiable
    neXt-Metal - A subjective term noting an X Metal family member that is not of Ti origin (i.e.: MadMan, BadMan)
    NH - Nicky Haden (Moto GP Racer)
    NIB - New In Box
    NOS - New Old Stock
    NPI - New Product Information (a pre-production pair, probably one of the final proofs before going in to full production)
    NSW - No / Non Shelf Whore
    NSWC - No Shelf Whore Club
    NWOT - New WithOut Tags
    NWS - New With Sticker (referencing fake pairs)
    OBO - Or Best Offer
    OCD - Oakley Compulsive Disorder
    OCP - Oakley Custom Program
    OEM - Original Equipment Manufacturer
    OF - Oakley Forum
    OG - Original Gangster
    O Matter® - Lightweight synthetic material engineered for all-day comfort, shock absorption and durability against the punishment of environmental extremes.
    OMG - Oh My God
    OO - Oakley Original or Oakley, Inc.
    OOBIP - Black Iridium Polarized (G40 Base with Black Iridium)
    OO Grey - Lens (G40 Base)
    OO Red - Lens (G40 Base)
    OP - Original Post or Original Poster
    OPD - Oakley Premium Dealer
    OR - Oakley Review
    OTD - Oakley True Digital (High Performance High-Wrap Lenses)
    OTOH - On The Other Hand
    OTT - Over The Top
    OT - Off Topic
    P42 Iridium - Persimmon Base Lens with Blue Iridium Coating (Rate of Transmission: 59%)
    PB - Pit Boss or Pit Bull
    PB2 - Pit Boss 2 (non-elite iconed release)
    PM - Private Message
    POV - Point of View
    PP - Paypal
    PS - Paul Smith (Frogskins)
    PDSC - Pipe Dream Surf Company (www.pipedreamssurfco.com)
    Q - qtrain23 (OF Member)
    ROFLMAO - Rolling On the Floor Laughing My A$$ Off
    RRP - Recommended Retail Price
    R1 - Romeo 1
    R2 - Romeo 2
    RJ - Racing Jacket
    RVF - Romeo Van Frogskinstein (OF Member)
    RW - Robert Williams (Artist Series Dispatch)
    Rx - Prescription Eyewear
    SAC - Steep and Cheap (website www.steepandcheap.com)
    SF - Scuderia Ferrari
    SFY - Speak For You (OF Member)
    SGH - Sunglass Hut
    SKU - Stock Keeping Unit
    SI - Standard Issue (Military)
    SJ - Straight Jacket
    SMH - Shaking My Head
    SNAFU - Situation Normal, All F***ed Up (also an OF Member)
    SPF - Sold Pending Funds
    SS - Signature Series or Style Switch (2013 Oakley Model) or Shade Station (OF Sponsor / Sunglass Retailer in UK)
    SSP - Suggested Selling Price
    STPL - Staple Design
    SW - Shaun White
    SWAG - Scientific Wild A$$ Guess
    TBA - To Be Announced
    TB - Time Bomb (Oakley Watch)
    TB2 - Time Bomb 2 (Oakley Watch)
    TBH - To Be Honest
    T&C - Terms & Conditions
    TDF - Tour De France
    TF - Todd Francis (Artist Series Eyepatch)
    TFS - Thanks For Sharing
    TFW - That Feeling When...
    TGTBT - To Good To Be True
    TIA - Thanks In Advance
    Ti02 - Titanium Dioxide
    TIoT - The Internet of Things
    TL - Troy Lee
    TLD - Troy Lee Designs
    TMR - Tomorrow
    TMTC - Too Many To Count
    ToS - Terms of Service (referring to contractual agreements)
    TR - Travel Retail (Exclusive pairs only sold in Duty-Free airports)
    TTT - To The Top (means that the original post has been edited with new info)
    TWSS - "That's What She Said!" (Frequently used by @OakleyFrankFMJ when members post a comment that triggers a sexual reference or not)
    TYVM - Thank You Very Much
    V - O Matter Five
    VL - Visionary Lenses (aftermarket)
    VR46 - Valentino Rossi
    VR (Lenses) - Vermillion Red or Violet Rust
    VR28 - Red Based Lens w/ Rate of Transmission 28%, Light Index 2 (for use when partly cloudy)
    VR28 Black Iridium - Red Based Lens w/ Rate of Transmission 18%, Light Index 3 (for use when sunny)
    VR28 Blue Polarized - Red Based Lens w/ Rate of Transmission 14%, Light Index 3 (for use when sunny)
    VR28 Polarized - Red Based Lens w/ Rate of Transmission 10%, Light Index 3 (for use when sunny)
    VR50 - Red Based Lens w/ Rate of Transmission 50%, Light Index 1 (for use when overcast)
    VR50 Gold Iridium - Amber Based Lens w/ Rate of Transmission 35%, Light Index 2 (for use when partly cloudy)
    W - Warranty (as in warranty replacement frame, may be serialized with a 'W')
    WAG - Wild A$$ Guess
    WELP - Internet slang: To be used in place of 'well', when one feels there is no more to say
    WG - Warm Grey (lenses)
    WIP - Work In Progress
    WITK - WhoIsThisKid (Artist Series Hijinx)
    WJ - Water Jacket
    WOAYWT - Forum Thread: "What Oakleys Are You Wearing Today??"
    WTB - Want To Buy
    WTF - What The F***
    WTS - Want To Sell
    WTT - Want To Trade
    X - O Matter Ten
    XLJ - Extra Large Jacket
    XMXX or X-Metal XX - X Metal Double X
    XS - X Metal Squared
    X2 - X Squared
    XX - O Matter Twenty
    XYZ Optics - Lens corrected on 3 axis to create perfect optics with zero distortion
    YMMV - Your Milage May Vary (often used in forum talk meaning that your results will vary)
    Z - Zeke (OF Member)
    0.02 - “My two (2) cents”
    24K Iridium - Amber Based Lens w/ Rate of Transmission 13%, Light Index 3 (for use when sunny)
    +red - Positive Red Iridium (lenses)
    Last edited: 4/26/17
    discostu, Jon the Don, onz and 4 others like this.
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  2. mercbezerk

    mercbezerk Unicorn Chaser Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    It'll be a work in progress, but I think this will go a long way to help newbies / others out.

    I know I haven't captured all and will update as I go along. Feel free to add more to the list.
  3. FearGearGarage

    FearGearGarage Oakley Collector

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    You made a few of those up didnt you??? LOL
  4. mercbezerk

    mercbezerk Unicorn Chaser Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    LOL! Maybe I should. Nah, spent most of the morning trolling past threads to see what other OF members had used.
  5. Teetogreen

    Teetogreen Oakley Collector

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    Thanks for the info.
  6. V2oak

    V2oak Oakley Man from Manila

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    Nice thread and thanks for collecting all those info.
  7. Duke Nivram

    Duke Nivram (Something Clever)

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    the one that gets me is "op" don't have an example but i think i means orginal post based off of what i have infered
    Zeke likes this.
  8. Ecko

    Ecko Team RamRod Staff Member Premium Member

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    You are correct. Typically used when a thread gets off course and its used to get it back on track.
  9. gene

    gene Oakley Enthusiast

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    Thanks for creating this thread! Really helpful. Cheers!
  10. Peeza21

    Peeza21 African in the United Kingdom

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    Nice. Good work mercbezerk!!