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Republican!!!
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This forum, and probably others, has numerous acronyms that people use all the time. Let's get a repository going with all the acronyms that people are using (Rugerforum-wise) so it can maybe be posted as a sticky for new users.

I'll start it off. Please add to it. When you do, please quote and copy the existing list and add yours to the list. Thanks! Please comment if you think an existing one is wrong.

LGS = Local Gun Store
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LE = Law Enforcement
BUG = Back up gun
BG = Bad Guy
AD = Accidental Discharge
ND = Negligent Discharge
UD = Unintended Discharge
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SRH = Super Redhawk
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
FPS = Feet per Second
 

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This forum, and probably others, has numerous acronyms that people use all the time. Let's get a repository going with all the acronyms that people are using (Rugerforum-wise) so it can maybe be posted as a sticky for new users.

I'll start it off. Please add to it. When you do, please quote and copy the existing list and add yours to the list. Thanks! Please comment if you think an existing one is wrong.

LGS = Local Gun Store
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LE = Law Enforcement
BUG = Back up gun
BG = Bad Guy
AD = Accidental Discharge
ND = Negligent Discharge
UD = Unintended Discharge
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SRH = Super Redhawk
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
FPS = Feet per Second
RL = Red Label
RH = Red Hawk
ROA = Ruger Old Army
 

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Republican!!!
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Great! Thanks and let's keep this going!


LGS = Local Gun Store
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LE = Law Enforcement
BUG = Back up gun
BG = Bad Guy
AD = Accidental Discharge
ND = Negligent Discharge
UD = Unintended Discharge
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SRH = Super Redhawk
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
FPS = Feet per Second
RL = Red Label
RH = Red Hawk
ROA = Ruger Old Army
 

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LGS = Local Gun Store
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LE = Law Enforcement
BUG = Back up gun
BG = Bad Guy
AD = Accidental Discharge
ND = Negligent Discharge
UD = Unintended Discharge
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SRH = Super Redhawk
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
FPS = Feet per Second
FTF=failure to feed
FTE=failure to eject
WWB=Winchester White Box ammo
IMHO=In my honest opinion
 

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Republican!!!
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Discussion Starter #6 (Edited)
Recombined and alphabetized:

AD = Accidental Discharge
BBS = Big Box Store
BG = Bad Guy
BUG = Back up gun
FPS = Feet per Second
FTE = failure to eject
FTF = failure to feed
IMHO = In my honest/humble opinion
IMO = In my opinion
LE = Law Enforcement
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LGS = Local Gun Store
ND = Negligent Discharge
RH = Red Hawk
RL = Red Label
ROA = Ruger Old Army
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SRH = Super Redhawk
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
UD = Unintended Discharge
WWB = Winchester White Box ammo
 

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LGS = Local Gun Store
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LE = Law Enforcement
BUG = Back up gun
BG = Bad Guy
AD = Accidental Discharge
ND = Negligent Discharge
UD = Unintended Discharge
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SRH = Super Redhawk
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
FPS = Feet per Second
FTF=failure to feed
FTE=failure to eject
WWB=Winchester White Box ammo
IMHO=In my honest opinion
LMAO= Laughing my ass off
LMAO= Laughing my ass off .........because your gonna have a hell of a time keeping this list compiled. :D
 

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Republican!!!
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LMAO= Laughing my ass off .........because your gonna have a hell of a time keeping this list compiled. :D
I know! I was hoping people would do it as we went along.

AD = Accidental Discharge
BBS = Big Box Store
BG = Bad Guy
BUG = Back up gun
FPS = Feet per Second
FTE = failure to eject
FTF = failure to feed
IMHO = In my honest/humble opinion
IMO = In my opinion
LE = Law Enforcement
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LGS = Local Gun Store
LMAO = Laughing my ass off
ND = Negligent Discharge
RH = Red Hawk
RL = Red Label
ROA = Ruger Old Army
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SRH = Super Redhawk
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
UD = Unintended Discharge
WWB = Winchester White Box ammo
 

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Republican!!!
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My username is a commonly used acronym that I have used for 35+ years
I just Googled it. I see why you didn't share it. But then, DILLIGAS?
 

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I know! I was hoping people would do it as we went along.

AD = Accidental Discharge
BBS = Big Box Store
BG = Bad Guy
BUG = Back up gun
FPS = Feet per Second
FTE = failure to eject
FTF = failure to feed
IMHO = In my honest/humble opinion
IMO = In my opinion
LE = Law Enforcement
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LGS = Local Gun Store
LMAO = Laughing my ass off
ND = Negligent Discharge
POA = point of aim
POI = point of impact
RH = Red Hawk
RL = Red Label
ROA = Ruger Old Army
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SRH = Super Redhawk
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
UD = Unintended Discharge
WWB = Winchester White Box ammo
Added POA, POI
 

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AD = Accidental Discharge
BBS = Big Box Store
BG = Bad Guy
BUG = Back up gun
FPS = Feet per Second
FTE = failure to eject
FTF = failure to feed
IMHO = In my honest/humble opinion
IMO = In my opinion
LE = Law Enforcement
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LGS = Local Gun Store
LMAO = Laughing my ass off
ND = Negligent Discharge
POA = point of aim
POI = point of impact
RH = Red Hawk
RL = Red Label
ROA = Ruger Old Army
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SRH = Super Redhawk
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
UD = Unintended Discharge
WWB = Winchester White Box ammo
RTFM= Read The Fantastic Manual!
Added POA, POI , RTFM
 

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Republican!!!
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Discussion Starter #15 (Edited)
Thanks for the additions. Here's the list again alphabetized.

AD = Accidental Discharge
BBS = Big Box Store
BG = Bad Guy
BTW = By The Way
BUG = Back up gun
DILLIGAS = Does It Look Like I Give A <insert word that starts with S>
FPS = Feet per Second
FTE = Failure to eject
FTF = Failure to feed
FUBAR = Fouled Up Beyond Any Recognition
IMHO = In my honest/humble opinion
IMO = In my opinion
IWB = Inside Waist Band
LE = Law Enforcement
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LGS = Local Gun Store
LMAO = Laughing my ass off
LOL = Laugh Out Loud
ND = Negligent Discharge
OWB = Outside Waist Band
POA = Point of aim
POI = Point of impact
RF = Rugerforum.net
RH = Red Hawk
RL = Red Label
ROA = Ruger Old Army
ROTFLMAO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off
RTFM = Read The Fantastic Manual!
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SNAFU = Situation Normal All Fouled Up
SRH = Super Redhawk
SSDD = Same Stuff Different Day
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
UD = Unintended Discharge
WWB = Winchester White Box ammo
 

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DILLIGAS.

After all this time I only now found out what it means..... :eek: :confused: :D
 

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AD = Accidental Discharge
BBS = Big Box Store
BG = Bad Guy
BUG = Back up gun
FPS = Feet per Second
FTE = failure to eject
FTF = failure to feed
IMHO = In my honest/humble opinion
IMO = In my opinion
LE = Law Enforcement
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LGS = Local Gun Store
LMAO = Laughing my ass off
ND = Negligent Discharge
POA = point of aim
POI = point of impact
RH = Red Hawk
RL = Red Label
ROA = Ruger Old Army
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SRH = Super Redhawk
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
UD = Unintended Discharge
WWB = Winchester White Box ammo
RTFM= Read The Fantastic Manual!
Added POA, POI , RTFM
Added HD-Home Defense
Added OWB Outside waist band
Added IWB Inside waist band
 

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How about adding:

CCW=Concealed Carry Weapon
PB=Point Blank
 

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Thanks for the additions. Here's the list again alphabetized.

AD = Accidental Discharge
BBS = Big Box Store
BG = Bad Guy
BTW = By The Way
BUG = Back up gun
DILLIGAS = Does It Look Like I Give A <insert word that starts with S>
FPS = Feet per Second
FTE = Failure to eject
FTF = Failure to feed
FUBAR = Fouled Up Beyond Any Recognition
IMHO = In my honest/humble opinion
IMO = In my opinion
IWB = Inside Waist Band
LE = Law Enforcement
LEO = Law Enforcement Officer
LGS = Local Gun Store
LMAO = Laughing my ass off
LOL = Laugh Out Loud
ND = Negligent Discharge
OWB = Outside Waist Band
POA = Point of aim
POI = Point of impac
POS -piece of
RF = Rugerforum.net
RH = Red Hawk
RL = Red Label
ROA = Ruger Old Army
ROTFLMAO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off
RTFM = Read The Fantastic Manual!
SBH = Super Blackhawk
SNAFU = Situation Normal All Fouled Up
SRH = Super Redhawk
SSDD = Same Stuff Different Day
TD = Take Down, as in 10/22 Take Down
UD = Unintended Discharge
WWB = Winchester White Box ammo

I added POS....and its not point of sale.:D
 

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DA = Double Action
SA = Single Action
LOP = Length of Pull
I've always felt that FTF should have a lower case added to the end to make it clearer
FTFi = Failure to Fire
FTFe = Failure to Feed
 
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