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Old 12 Jul 2007, 02:03   #1 (permalink)
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I'm seeing a lot of people abbreviating Weapon and Support systems, as well as tactics etc. I don't want to sound like a complete noob, but sometimes i find myself trying to decipher some people posts for ages.
Some of the weapon and support system abbreviations are a no brainier (BC for example).
So lets start a thread of abbreviations (serious and tau specific ones) so it is easier to pick up on what people are actually saying.

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Old 12 Jul 2007, 02:24   #2 (permalink)
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Tau Specific
CiB = Cyclic Ion Blaster
BC = Burst Cannon
MP = Missle Pod
SMS = Smart missle system
AFP = Airbursting Fragmentation Projector
PR = Plasma Rifle
FB = Fusion Blaster
SD = Sheild Drone
GD = Gun Drone
MT = MultiTracker
TL = Target Lock
BSF/BS = Black Sun Filter
DP = Disruption Pod
DL = Decoy Launcher
FD = Flechette Discharger
TA = Targetting Array
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Old 12 Jul 2007, 02:33   #3 (permalink)
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a.s.s or dyi for advanced stabilisation system he forget. also tl infront of a weapon can mean twin linked.
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Old 12 Jul 2007, 02:42   #4 (permalink)
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Excellent. Also i have seen IMO, MeQ and TeQ around a bit. what are these?
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Old 12 Jul 2007, 02:47   #5 (permalink)
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IMO = In My Opinion.

HW before a support system means Hardwired.

FoF = Fish of Fury tactic
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Old 12 Jul 2007, 02:59   #6 (permalink)
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MEQ = Marine EQuivelent
TEQ = Terminator EQuivelent
GEQ = Guard EQuivelent
HH = Hammerhead
PR = Can also be Pulse Rifle if talking about FW
FW =Fire Warrior
PC = Pulse Carbine
VRT = Vectored Retro Thrusters
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Old 12 Jul 2007, 03:20   #7 (permalink)
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Just summarizing:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tyr
Tau Specific
CiB = Cyclic Ion Blaster
BC = Burst Cannon
MP = Missile Pod
SMS = Smart missile system
AFP = Airbursting Fragmentation Projector
PR = Plasma Rifle
FB = Fusion Blaster
SD = Shield Drone
GD = Gun Drone
MT = MultiTracker
TL = Target Lock
BSF/BS = Black Sun Filter
DP = Disruption Pod
DL = Decoy Launcher
FD = Flechette Discharger
TA = Targetting Array
Quote:
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D'yi = advanced stabilisation system. (typing a.s.s. with out the dots gets edited anyway lol) [edited]
tl = twin linked. [edited]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tyr
IMO = In My Opinion.

HW = Hardwired (before a support system means Hardwired.) [edited]

FoF = Fish of Fury tactic
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dagonus
MEQ = Marine EQuivalent
TEQ = Terminator EQuivalent
GEQ = Guard EQuivalent
HH = Hammerhead
PR = Can also be Pulse Rifle if talking about FW
FW =Fire Warrior
PC = Pulse Carbine
VRT = Vectored Retro Thrusters
Also:

JSJ = Jump shoot Jump tactic

Cool thanks for your help Tyr, razgriz_cypher, and Dagonus! If there is any more don't hesitate to add.
Hope you guys don't mind me editing the quotes a little bit. trying to make it a bit more reader friendly.

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Old 12 Jul 2007, 05:27   #8 (permalink)
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your welcome.
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Old 12 Jul 2007, 16:39   #9 (permalink)
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What does IIRC mean?
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Old 12 Jul 2007, 16:47   #10 (permalink)
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If I Recall Correctly....
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