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Abbreviations Commonly used in A Forum Of Ice And Fire

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After a hiatus on my part I can no longer locate the abbreviations thread on this forum. However, I kept a copy in my files so I'll post it here in forum games.

abbreviations list as of Sept. 6, 2014

 

·  3EC = Three-Eyed Crow

·  7K = Seven Kingdoms

·  AA = Azor Ahai

·  AAA!BBB = same thing as AAA-BBB; that is, the exclamation point here stands in for a hyphen (no idea why); for example, “show!Arya” really means “show-Arya” or “the show’s Arya”.

·  AAR = Azor Ahai Reborn

·  ACOK = A Clash of Kings; second novel in the series

·  ADOS = A Dream of Spring; seventh and expected final novel in the series (unpublished as of this writing in April 2012)

·  AD = Ashara Dayne OR Arthur Dayne

·  ADWD = A Dance with Dragons; fifth novel in the series

·  AFAIK = as far as I know

·  AFAIR = as far as I recall/remember

·  AFFC = A Feast for Crows; fourth novel in the series

·  AGOT = A Game Of Thrones; first novel in the series

·  A+J=J+C = the hypothesis that Aerys and Joanna are Jaime and Cersei’s parents

·  A+J=T = the hypothesis that Aerys and Joanna are Tyrion’s parents

·  AKA = also known as

·  AOTK = Arms of the Kraken

·  ASAP = as soon as possible

·  ASOIAF = A Song of Ice and Fire; the name of the whole legendarium / saga / universe

·  ASOS = A Storm of Swords; third novel in the series

·  (f)Aegon = the Aegon with Jon Connington is an imposter - not the true born son of Rhaegar & Elia

·  (f)Arya= Jeyne Poole faking Arya

·  B=AA (Brienne is Azor Ahai)

·  B+A=J = the hypothesis that Brandon Stark and Ashara Dayne are Jon’s parents

·  BB = Brazen Beasts

·  BC = Brave Companions (aka Bloody Mummers)

·  BD = Beric Dondarion

·  BF = usually Brynden “Blackfish” Tully; sometimes Blackfyre

·  BKA = better known as

·  BM = Bloody Mummers (aka Brave Companions)

·  BotBW (or BBW) = Battle of the Blackwater

·  BOTD = Blood of the Dragon

·  BPR = bitter, petty, and resentful

·  BR = Bloodraven (also the initials of his real name, Brynden Rivers)

·  BtB = Bran the Builder

·  BTW = by the way

·  BWB = Brotherhood Without Banners

·  BWOB = Brotherhood Without Banners

·  CB = Castle Black

·  CH = Coldhands

·  COK = A Clash of Kings; second novel in the series

·  COTF = Children of the Forest

·  CPJT = crackpot joke theory

·  CR: Casterly Rock

·  CRTS = Characters Representing The Seven

·  Clash = A Clash of Kings; second novel in the series

·  D=B+A = the hyphothesis that Brandon Stark and Ashara Dayne are the parents of Darkstar, Ser Gerold Dayne

·  D&D = David Benioff and Dan Weiss, creators of the HBO series (in the context of the forums; however in popular culture, D&D usually refers to the Dungeons and Dragons fantasy rôle-playing game created by Gary Gygax)

·  D&E = Dunk and Egg

·  DIY = do it yourself

·  DOS = A Dream of Spring; seventh and expected final novel in the series (unpublished as of this writing in April 2012)

·  DotD: Dance of the Dragons

·  DotD2: Second Dance of the Dragons

·  DS = Dark Star, Gerold Dayne

·  DS = Dark Sister

·  DWD = A Dance with Dragons; fifth novel in the series

·  Dance = A Dance with Dragons; fifth novel in the series

·  Dream = A Dream of Spring; seventh and expected final novel in the series (unpublished as of this writing in April 2012)

·  ETA = edited to add (in the context of forums; however, in real life usually refers to Estimated Time of Arrival)

·  EW = Eastwatch

·  FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions

·  (f)Aegon = the Aegon with Jon Connington is an imposter - not the true born son of Rhaegar & Elia

·  (f)Arya= Jeyne Poole faking Arya

·  FFC = A Feast For Crows; fourth novel in the series

·  floob = flood of noobs [see noob]

·  FOFM = Fist of the First Men

·  FOTFM = Fist of the First Men

·  FM = either “First Men” or “Faceless Man/Men” or "Faith Militant"

·  FTF = face to face

·  FTR = for the record

·  FTW = for the win

·  FUCK = for unlawful carnal knowledge (I include this because it's a favorite ASOIAF word. This version of fuck as an acronym was commonly heard on college campuses in the 60's and 70's.)

·  FW = Faceless Woman

·  FWIW = for what it’s worth

·  FYI = for your information

·  Feast = A Feast For Crows; fourth novel in the series

·  Franken[character’s name] = see Un[character’s name]

·  Frey Pies = theory that Wyman Manderly had 3 Freys killed (Rhaegar, Symond, and Jared) who had disappeared on the way from White Harbor to WF.  And he had them baked into three huge meat pies he brought for Ramsay Bolton's wedding. He personally served the pies to the Boltons and Freys, so they could not refuse.

·  Game = A Game of Thrones; first novel in the series

·  GC = Golden Company

·  GG = The Green Grace

·  GI,GO = garbage in, garbage out

·  GM = Grand Maester, or Great Masters (of Meereen) or Good Masters (of Astapor) or Green Men [all depending on the context they are mentioned in I guess.]

·  GNC = Great Northern Conspiracy. A good summary here: summary of GNC   more links here:  more links

·  GOHH = the Ghost of High Heart

·  GOT = Game of Thrones; name of the television serial adapted from the books

·  GRRM = George R.R. Martin; author of A Song of Ice and Fire

·  GW = Grey Wind, Robb’s direwolf

·  HBO = Home Box Office; name of the television network/channel that produced the TV series

·  HG = Highgarden

·  HM = Hooded Man

·  HM=C (Hooded man is Septon Chayle)

·  HM=T (Hooded Man is Theon)

·  HOBAW = House of Black and White

·  HOTU = House of the Undying

·  HR = Howland Reed

·  HS = High Septon (or High Sparrow)

·  HtH = Harry the Heir

·  IB = the ironborn

·  IBB = the Iron Bank of Bravos

·  IDHTBIFOM - I don't have the book in front of me

·  IIRC = if I recall correctly

·  IMHO = in my humble opinion

·  IM!HO = in my unhumble opinion

·  IMO = in my opinion

·  IOF = Isle of Faces

·  IT = Iron Throne

·  JC = Jon Connington

·  Jojen paste = theory that the weirdwood paste (http://awoiaf.wester.../Weirwood_paste) fed to Bran by Leaf of the children of the forest is made up in part of Jojen.

·  JonCon = Jon Connington

·  KBTW = King Beyond the Wall

·  KG = Kingsguard

·  KL = King’s Landing

·  KLT = Knight of the Laughing Tree

·  KM = Kindly Man, priest of the Many-Faced God

·  KOTLT = Knight of the Laughing Tree

·  KOTP = King of the Page, term jokingly used to refer to the first person to post on the games page

·  KS = Kingslayer

·  LB = Lightbringer

·  LC = Lord Commander; rarely, Longclaw

·  LCKG = Lord Commander of the King’s Guard

·  LCNW = Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch

·  LF = Littlefinger

·  LH = Last Hero

·  LMAO = laughed my ass off

·  LMFAO = laughed my f*****g ass off

·  LN 2.0 = the second Long Night, invasion of the Others

·  LOAW = Land of Always Winter

·  LOL = either the Lord of Light, or else hah-hah hee-hee hoo-hoo

·  LS = Lady (Catelyn) Stark, or her alias Lady Stoneheart

·  MMD = Mirri Maz Duur

·  MOC = Master of Coin

·  MTM = Maelys the Monstrous

·  N+A=J = the hypothesis that Ned and Ashara are Jon’s parents

·  N+W=J = the hypothesis that Ned and Wylla are Jon’s parents

·  NCW = Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (the actor)

·  NF = Nightfort

·  NK = Night’s King

·  NOTW = north of the Wall

·  NSFW = not safe for work, often attached to a video link, may be pornographic, or not pc.

·  NW = Night’s Watch

·  NedBert = Ned & Robert bromance

·  Newbie = n00b = noob = someone new to something; a neophyte

·  OK = Oathkeeper

·  OOC = out of character

·  OP = original posting/poster

·  OT = off topic

·  OTOH = on the other hand

·  Only Cat= the moment when Lysa flies

·  PL = Pink Letter, the letter sent by [insert personal choice here] to Jon at the end of aDwD

·  POTD = Path of the Dragon

·  POV = point of view, viewpoint

·  PTP = Pawn to Player

·  PTWP = Prince That Was Promised

·  PW = Purple Wedding

·  PWWP = Prince Who Was Promised

·  Puddles = the Other Sam kills

·  QI = Quiet Isle

·  QoLaB = Queen of Love and Beauty

·  QOT = Queen of Thorns, Lady Olenna Tyrell

·  QOTP = Queen of the Page, term jokingly used to refer to the first person to post on the games page

·  R+L=J = the hypothesis that Rhaegar and Lyanna are Jon’s parents

·  RL = real life, reality

·  ROTFL = rolling on the floor laughing

·  RS = Robert Strong (unGregor Clegane)

·  RW = Red Wedding

·  S1, S2, S3, ... = 1st, 2nd, 3rd, ... “season” (=UK “series”) of the TV show

·  S&S = The Sword & Stars, The Faith Militant

·  SASE = self addressed stamped envelope

·  SB = shadowbaby or Slaver's Bay

·  SE: Storm's End

·  SFW = safe for work, can be viewed at work without embarrassment.

·  SMH = shaking my head

·  SOIAF = Song of Ice and Fire

·  SOKL = Sack of King's Landing.

·  SOS = A Storm of Swords; third novel in the series

·  SOTH = Sons of the Harpy

·  SOTM = Sword of the Morning

·  SOTW = south of the Wall

·  SSM = So Spake Martin, a compendium of things that the author has said in writing

·  ST = Shadow Tower

·  STMTW = the Stallion That Mounts the World

·  SWW = She-wolves of Winterfell; fourth Dunk and Egg novella (unpublished as of this writing, April 2012)

·  SanSan = Sansa [Stark] + Sandor [Clegane] as a hypothetical couple

·  Stavos = Stannis/Davos bromance

·  Storm = A Storm of Swords; third novel in the series

·  TBH = to be honest

·  TBPH = to be perfectly honest

·  TD = Theon Durden theory: http://asoiaf.wester...-winterfell-is/

·  TEC = Three-Eyed Crow

·  TGOHH = the Ghost of High Heart

·  THK = The Hedge Knight; first Dunk and Egg novella

·  THOTU = the House of the Undying

·  TKMNN = “They killed my n***** Ned” [refers to a famous YouTube video of a viewer’s reaction to the show]

·  TKOTLT = the Knight of the Laughing Tree

·  TL:DR = Too Long; Didn't Read

·  TMI = too much information (usually too personal)

·  TMK = The Mystery Knight; third Dunk and Egg novella

·  TPATQ = The Princess & The Queen

·  TPTWP = the Prince That Was Promised

·  TPWWP = the Prince Who Was Promised

·  TSOIAF = the song of ice and fire

·  TSOTH = the Sons of the Harpy

·  TSTMTW = the Stallion That Mounts the World

·  TOJ = Tower of Joy

·  TOS = Tower of Sorrow

·  TOTH = the Tower of the Hand website

·  Trotw = the rest of the world

·  TSS = The Sworn Sword; second Dunk and Egg novella

·  TTTNE = The Thread That Never Ends

·  TWOP = the Television Without Pity website

·  TWOW = The Winds Of Winter; sixth novel in the series (unpublished as of this writing in April 2012)

·  Un[character’s name] = refers to a resurrected / undead / etc. version of a character

·  VS = Valyrian steel

·  W5K = War of the Five Kings

·  WF = Winterfell

·  WH = White Harbour

·  Winds = The Winds Of Winter; sixth novel in the series (unpublished as of this writing in April 2012)

·  WM = Wyman Manderly

·  WOS = (Cersei's) walk of shame

·  WOT5K = War of the Five Kings

·  WOT9PK = War of the Ninepenny Kings

·  WOTFK = War of the Five Kings

·  WOW = The Winds Of Winter; sixth novel in the series (unpublished as of this writing in April 2012)

·  WW = either Widow’s Wail or White Walkers

·  XXD = Xaro Xhoan Daxos

·  X+Y=Z = in general form, the hypothesis that X and Y are really Z’s parents

·  YG = Young Griff

·  YMBQ = younger, more beautiful queen

·  YMMV = your mileage may vary

·  YOLO = you only live once

·  YW = you're welcome

Edited by honeyed chicken

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