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Commonly Used Acronyms on Cruise Critic

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Commonly Used Acronyms on Cruise Critic

 

HAL - Holland America Line

X - Celebrity Cruise Line

RCI or RCCL - Royal Caribbean International or Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

CCL - Carnival Cruise Line

CC - Cruise Critic

DH - dear or darling husband (depending on mood "D" might stand for a based term *Grin*)

DW - dear or darling wife

DD - dear or darling daughter

DS - dear or darling son

DSiL - dear Son In Law

DDIL - dear Daughter In Law

MIL - Mother In Law

FIL - Father In Law

BF - Boy Friend

GF - Girl Friend

DF - Dear Fiancee or Dear Friend

SO - Significant Other

OP - Original Poster (i.e., the person who started the thread)

FOB - Friends of Bill W

FOD - Friends of Dorothy

IMO - in my opinion

IMHO - in my humble opinion

JMHO - just my humble opinion

YMMV - your mileage may vary (what happens to you may vary as what happens to me)

CD - cruise director

ACD - Assistant Cruise Director

SHOREX - Shore Excursion (office)

HM or HotMan - hotel manager

GRM - guest relations manager

NL - Neptune Lounge

SoE - Signature of Excellence (HAL's new Standards for their ships)

TA - Can stand for either Travel Agent or Transatlntic, depending upon the useage in a Post/Thread

PCC - Personal Cruise Consultant

FCD - Future Cruise Deposit (You pay this while on board a HAL ship)

FCC - Future Cruise Consultant (the person you pay the FCD to while on board ship)

OBC or SBC - On/Ship Board Credits

PG - Pinnacle Grill

MDR - Main Dining Room

AYWD - As You Wish Dining

M&G - Meet and Greet

FAQ - Frequently asked question

e-Docs - Electronic Documents

B2B - Back to Back cruises, usually on the same ship

IIRC - If I recall/remember correctly

TIA - thanks in advance

AFAIK - as far as I know

FWIW - for what it's worth

FYI - for your information

BTW - by the way

OTOH - on the other hand

IDK - I don't know

ROF - rolling on floor

ROFLMAO - rolling on floor laughing my a** off

LOL - laughing out loud

VBEG - very big evil grin

GMTA - Great Minds Think Alike

IMCO - In my considered opinion

IMHO - In My Humble Opinion

IRL - In real life

ISO - In search of

JK - Just Kidding

JMHO - Just My Humble Opinion

JMO - Just My Opinion

OIC - Oh, I see!

OMG - Oh My Gosh! or OH MY GOD!!

OT - Off Topic

PITA - Pain in the “a**” (Use this if a board friend has gotten a little heavy handed with acronyms)

POV - Point of View

PTMM - Please tell me more

RE - Regarding

TMI - Too Much Information

TTYL - Talk To You Later

WB = Welcome Back

WRT - With Respect To

YMMV - Your miles may vary (Your view may be different than mine)

 

Joanie

PAX(passengers)

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Few Extra for us Seniors

 

 

 

ATD At the doctors

 

BFF Best friend fell

 

BTW Bring the wheelchair

 

BYOT Bring your own teeth

 

FWTW Forgot where I was

 

GGPBL Gotta go, pacemaker battery low

 

GHA Got Heartburn again

 

IMHO Is my Hearing Aid on

 

LMDO Laughing my dentures out

 

OMMR On my massage recliner

 

OMSG Oh my! Sorry Gas

 

ROFLACGU Rolling on the floor laughing and can't get up

 

TTYL Talk to you Louder

 

 

 

OMG ROFLMAO and hope I don't break anything

 

 

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Few Extra for us Seniors

 

ATD At the doctors

BFF Best friend fell

BTW Bring the wheelchair

BYOT Bring your own teeth

FWTW Forgot where I was

GGPBL Gotta go, pacemaker battery low

GHA Got Heartburn again

IMHO Is my Hearing Aid on

LMDO Laughing my dentures out

OMMR On my massage recliner

OMSG Oh my! Sorry Gas

ROFLACGU Rolling on the floor laughing and can't get up

TTYL Talk to you Louder

Love it! IMHO is my favourite.:cool:

 

Phil

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I just search

 

CRUISE Courtesy, Respect, Unfailing in Service Excellence (Princess Cruise Lines slogan)

 

me never sail on Princess

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We cruised Princess for the first time this year and the slogan I see is 'Come back new.'

 

 

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We cruised Princess for the first time this year and the slogan I see is 'Come back new.'

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It is correct that is the current one. From what I read they have changed it frequently

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Haha. My standard joke during a Princess cruise is that the consummate host allowed me to escape completely and come back new.

 

 

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Few Extra for us Seniors

 

ATD At the doctors

BFF Best friend fell

BTW Bring the wheelchair

BYOT Bring your own teeth

FWTW Forgot where I was

GGPBL Gotta go, pacemaker battery low

GHA Got Heartburn again

IMHO Is my Hearing Aid on

LMDO Laughing my dentures out

OMMR On my massage recliner

OMSG Oh my! Sorry Gas

ROFLACGU Rolling on the floor laughing and can't get up

TTYL Talk to you Louder

 

ROTHFLMDO!! :')

 

Here's one WTLB? Where's the Like Button?

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ROTHFLMDO!! :')

 

 

 

Here's one WTLB? Where's the Like Button?

 

 

 

Very clever. Hope this one takes off :-)

 

 

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We cruised Princess for the first time this year and the slogan I see is 'Come back new.'

 

 

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Mrs Gut crosses out "new" and writes in "fat" on every bit of paper she sees, even hands quizzes etc amended, has had a few comments from entertainment directors etc, even a few free drinks.

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I've got a friend who is a transgender sandwich maker.......proud of being a member of the BLT community 🙂

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On 11/3/2010 at 12:07 AM, dkjretired said:

DH in my case means Dumb Husband...

 

I do get her back occasionally.  Warning: put your wine down.

This is not me, just a joke...

 

Edited by dkjretired

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