TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby franklyscarlet » Thu Oct 13, 2011 9:27 am

Opie wrote:FTFY?

I've seen it many times and until now have been too proud to admit that I don't know what it means.


Fixed that For You. Can be used for mistakes in posts, but more likely to change something in a quote to make a joke.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Opie » Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:08 am

franklyscarlet wrote:
Opie wrote:FTFY?

I've seen it many times and until now have been too proud to admit that I don't know what it means.


Fixed that For You. Can be used for mistakes in posts, but more likely to change something in a quote to make a joke.


And I totally figured it out while taking the kids to school. :oops:

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:49 am

franklyscarlet wrote:
Opie wrote:FTFY?

I've seen it many times and until now have been too proud to admit that I don't know what it means.


Fixed that For You. Can be used for mistakes in posts, but more likely to change something in a quote to make a joke.

FTFY

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby zdamico » Sun Oct 30, 2011 7:50 pm

SA?

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Kilpatrick » Sun Oct 30, 2011 9:16 pm

zdamico wrote:SA?

Summer associate. A biglaw summer job

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:11 am

What is 'NH'?

From context, my guess is that it is some place were people go online to hang out / discuss stuff.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby descartesb4thehorse » Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:12 am

AntipodeanPhil wrote:What is 'NH'?

From context, my guess is that it is some place were people go online to hang out / discuss stuff.


http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=171796

They make the people of FA seem socially graceful and interesting by comparison. HTH.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:24 am

descartesb4thehorse wrote:
AntipodeanPhil wrote:What is 'NH'?

From context, my guess is that it is some place were people go online to hang out / discuss stuff.


http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=171796

They make the people of FA seem socially graceful and interesting by comparison. HTH.

Ah hah! Thank you - that makes sense.

I read it. I don't get it.

I'm also not sure what 'FA' is, but one new acronym a day is plenty for me.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby descartesb4thehorse » Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:31 am

AntipodeanPhil wrote:
descartesb4thehorse wrote:
AntipodeanPhil wrote:What is 'NH'?

From context, my guess is that it is some place were people go online to hang out / discuss stuff.


http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=171796

They make the people of FA seem socially graceful and interesting by comparison. HTH.

Ah hah! Thank you - that makes sense.

I read it. I don't get it.

I'm also not sure what 'FA' is, but one new acronym a day is plenty for me.


A brief stalk shows me that you have a significant other, so you do not need to know what FA is. Lucky you.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:47 am

descartesb4thehorse wrote:
AntipodeanPhil wrote:I'm also not sure what 'FA' is, but one new acronym a day is plenty for me.


A brief stalk shows me that you have a significant other, so you do not need to know what FA is. Lucky you.

LOL.

I looked up 'FA' on Urban Dictionary. This was the first definition:

Urban Dictionary wrote:1. FA

A Fat Admirer, or a guy with a preference towards big girls BBWs. And yes, they do exist, and no, a FA is not the same as a feeder. Contrary to popular belief, Fat Admiration is not a fetish, it's no different to a preference for redheads or short girls.

Katie was always miserable in relationships till she met Tommy. He's a true FA and loves her big sexy body!

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Stanford4Me » Fri Nov 25, 2011 2:28 pm

AntipodeanPhil wrote:
descartesb4thehorse wrote:
AntipodeanPhil wrote:I'm also not sure what 'FA' is, but one new acronym a day is plenty for me.


A brief stalk shows me that you have a significant other, so you do not need to know what FA is. Lucky you.

LOL.

I looked up 'FA' on Urban Dictionary. This was the first definition:


FA in the TLS context means Forever Alone. Someone who is either exceedingly socially intolerable, very ugly, or both and is therefore relegated to a life devoid of meaningful, romantic relationships.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:09 pm

Stanford4Me wrote:FA in the TLS context means Forever Alone. Someone who is either exceedingly socially intolerable, very ugly, or both and is therefore relegated to a life devoid of meaningful, romantic relationships.

That makes more sense. Thanks!

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Mal Reynolds » Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:22 pm

I think I figured this out through the context of other's posts but what about K-JD? Im pretty sure it means someone who went straight to LS after UG. Does the K actually stand for something?

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby descartesb4thehorse » Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:23 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:I think I figured this out through the context of other's posts but what about K-JD? Im pretty sure it means someone who went straight to LS after UG. Does the K actually stand for something?


What does K-12 mean? Does the K stand for something?

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby FiliusNullius » Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:25 pm

SMD..........(any guesses?) :o

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Mal Reynolds » Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:28 pm

descartesb4thehorse wrote:
Mal Reynolds wrote:I think I figured this out through the context of other's posts but what about K-JD? Im pretty sure it means someone who went straight to LS after UG. Does the K actually stand for something?


What does K-12 mean? Does the K stand for something?


Ahh, I was thinking it might have been THAT K but I didn't want to take a shot and look dumb :D
I didn't put two and two together that the hyphen meant K (through) JD.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby rbkl » Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:33 am

What's 250? I read some where "I spent too much time on my 250"

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby yankees42789 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:37 am

rbkl wrote:What's 250? I read some where "I spent too much time on my 250"


'250' is short for the 250 word essay (on any topic of your choosing) that is unique to Yale's application.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Hjones33 » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:17 am

What is "RD"? I know it has something to do with your application and that ED means early decision. Does RD mean regular decision?

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby paratactical » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:19 am

Hjones33 wrote:What is "RD"? I know it has something to do with your application and that ED means early decision. Does RD mean regular decision?

Yes.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby fashiongirl » Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:11 pm

I still don't get what YP'd means even though it means yield protect.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby tmon » Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:16 pm

fashiongirl wrote:I still don't get what YP'd means even though it means yield protect.

If someone says they were YP'd it likely means that, in their opinion, they weren't offered admission to that school because their numbers are better than the school's expected pool of enrolling students. Basically, the school doesn't think they will attend if offered admission because they'll have other, better offers elsewhere. By YPing, schools look more selective because they offer admission to fewer applicants.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Hjones33 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:30 pm

What does QF mean? It usually is used as a prefix. Like QF(followed by some word).

Thanks for any help.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby paratactical » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:31 pm

Hjones33 wrote:What does QF mean? It usually is used as a prefix. Like QF(followed by some word).

Thanks for any help.

Quoted For

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Redamon1 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:31 am

tmon wrote:
fashiongirl wrote:I still don't get what YP'd means even though it means yield protect.

If someone says they were YP'd it likely means that, in their opinion, they weren't offered admission to that school because their numbers are better than the school's expected pool of enrolling students. Basically, the school doesn't think they will attend if offered admission because they'll have other, better offers elsewhere. By YPing, schools look more selective because they offer admission to fewer applicants.


... and more of the admitted students decide to enroll at the school (their admission offers "yield" greater enrollments)




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