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If you're like me, sometimes you get completely lost with people's online conversations. Here's a list of commonly used annotations for your benefit:

AFAIK: As Far As I Know
AFK: Away From Keyboard
ASAP: As Soon As Possible
BBL: Be Back Later
BBN: Bye Bye Now
BBS: Be Back Soon
BEG: Big Evil Grin
BF: Boy Friend
BRB: Be Right Back
BTW: By The Way
BWL: Bursting With Laughter
C&G: Chuckle and Grin
CID: Crying In Disgrace
CNP: Continued in Next Post
CP: Chat Post
CRAKHO: doc girlfriend
CSG: Chuckle Snicker Grin
CYA: See Ya
CYAL8R: See You Later
DLTBBB: Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite
EG: Evil Grin
EMSG: Email Message
FYI: For Your Information
GF: Girl Friend
GFN: Gone For Now
GMBO: Giggling My Butt Off
GMTA: Great Minds Think Alike
GTSY: Glad To See You
H&K: Hug and Kiss
HABU: Have A Good Night
HAGU: Have A Good 'Un
HHIS: Hanging Head in Shame
IC: I See
IGP: I Gotta Pee
IMO: In My Opinion
IMHO: In My Humble Opinion
IRL: In Real Life
IWALU: I Will Always Love You
JMO: Just My Opinion
JTLYK: Just To Let You Know
KIT: Keep In Touch
KMA: Kiss My Ass
KOC: Kiss On Cheek
KOL: Kiss On Lips
L8R: Later
L8R G8R: Later 'Gater
LHM: Lord Help Me
LHO: Laughing Head Off
LHU: Lord Help Us
LOL: Laugh Out Loud
LSHMBB: Laughing So Hard My Belly is Bouncing
LSHMBH: Laughing So Hard My Belly Hurts
LTNS: Long Time No See
LTS: Laughing To Self
LUWAMH: Love You With All My Heart
LY: Love Ya
OIC: Oh, I See
OL: Old Lady (wife, girlfriend)
OM: Old Man (husband, boyfriend)
OTTOMH: Off The Top of My Head
PDS: Please Don't Shoot
PM: Private Message
PMFJI: Pardon Me For Jumping In
PMP: Peed My Pants
POAHF: Put On A Happy Face
POOF: Has left the chat room.
QSL: Reply
QSO: Conversation
QT: Cutie
ROFL: Rolling On Floor Laughing
ROFLAPMP: ...And Peeing My Pants
ROFLMAO: ...My Ass Off
ROFLMAOAY: ...My Ass Off At You
ROFLMAOWTIME: ...My Ass Off With Tears In My Eyes
ROFLUTS: ...Unable To Speak
RTSM: Read The Stupid Manual!
SETE: Smiling Ear To Ear
SHID: Slaps Head In Disgust
SO: Significant Other
SWAK: Sealed With A Kiss
SWL: Screaming with Laughter
SYS: See You Soon
TA: Thanks Again
TCOB: Taking Care Of Business
TOY: Thinking Of You
TTFN: Ta Ta For Now
TTYL: Talk To you Later
TTYS: Talk To You Soon
WB: Welcome Back
WTF: What The F*ck
WTH: What/Who The Heck
YBS: You'll Be Sorry
YG: Young Gentleman
YL: Young Lady
YM: Young Man