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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-31-2014, 08:19 AM Thread Starter
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Are all the abbreviations necessary?

I love this website but its hard for me to follow along with a lot of the posts. Its like "My BH DH'd my BGL and then I GD with my SQS but I DP no TP and YU!"

I realize there's links around with some explanation, but they dont seem to have all of the abbreviations and not everyone is using the same ones.

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Re: Are all the abbreviations necessary?

When I find threads and posts with way too many

i just stop reading them.

STBXH = Soon to be ex husband (w would be wife)

BH would be betrayed husband

the rest of what you wrote I have no clue....and would think it would be some secret language that I don't want to learn lol

I empathize with you
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Re: Are all the abbreviations necessary?

Everyone is in a hurry these days, and the folks who post on their phones love shorthand abbreviations.

Just ask what the letters stand for in the thread. Lots of helpful people here; someone will spell it out for you.

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Re: Are all the abbreviations necessary?

It still happens to me...I am left shaking my head not knowing what someone means and half the time I might get it wrong....someone has to help me out....and I've been here long enough to KNOW!

Not familiar with text abbreviations as I never text.
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I love this website but its hard for me to follow along with a lot of the posts. Its like "My BH DH'd my BGL and then I GD with my SQS but I DP no TP and YU!"

I realize there's links around with some explanation, but they dont seem to have all of the abbreviations and not everyone is using the same ones.
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"My BH DH'd my BGL and then I GD with my SQS but I DP no TP and YU!"
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Hey! This is a family friendly site, you can't be posting that type of smut here!!

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It still happens to me...I am left shaking my head not knowing what someone means and half the time I might get it wrong....someone has to help me out....and I've been here long enough to KNOW!

Not familiar with text abbreviations as I never text.
Same here. That's why I take the time to spell things out.
I try to show a little bit of old school typing courtesy and create less chances for misunderstandings of which still seem to happen a lot around here.

Because I am a terrible person. Thats why!
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Same here. That's why I take the time to spell things out.
I try to show a little bit of old school typing courtesy and create less chances for misunderstandings of which still seem to happen a lot around here.
I get lost in some posts because I can't figure out all the abbreviations. They detract from the story or situation.

It seems ridiculous to me, and as a result, I don't always contribute to threads when I actually have something positive to share. Why can't people just type the actual words out? Are we so busy in our lives that we have to save a few seconds in each post and use these unnecessary abbreviations?

I agree with the poster above. I think this comes down to a lack of good communication and a lack of courtesy to the audience reading the posts. Just my opinion.
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