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Old 07-13-2017, 11:22 AM   #1
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Default Acronyms you find irrationaly annoying (BOGO)

BOGO always triggers me. don't know why. comes off as shrill marketing.

do you get similarly annoyed by stuff like this

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:27 AM   #2
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that W3 thing annoys me to no end

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:28 AM   #3
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never heard BOGO... but i don't like the sound of it either. at my job some people say POCO and i don't like to say it.

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:29 AM   #4
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that W3 thing annoys me to no end
ok JJ

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:31 AM   #5
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never heard BOGO... but i don't like the sound of it either. at my job some people say POCO and i don't like to say it.

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:31 AM   #6
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that W3 thing annoys me to no end
is that in reference to world wide web?
i hate hearing people say "triple double v" in radio ads (in french we say double v instead of double u)

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:31 AM   #7
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wtf is POCO, like from programming?

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:32 AM   #8
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I have never heard anything that has been mentioned ITT so far

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:32 AM   #9
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is that in reference to world wide web?
lol

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:33 AM   #10
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wtf is POCO, like from programming?
yeah, plain old CLR object
it already engulfs another acronym!

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:36 AM   #11
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bogo is this shit


 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:36 AM   #12
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that's bogus

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:37 AM   #13
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BYOB is a real and useful acronym

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:40 AM   #14
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BYOB is a real and useful acronym
this i like

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 12:43 PM   #15
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NOC - Network Operations Center

I just have some unreasonable issue with people who say it as a word instead of speaking the letters. "Oh, you work in 'the knock'?"


 
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Old 07-13-2017, 12:48 PM   #16
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what about LOL? when did people start pronouncing it as a word?

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 12:55 PM   #17
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what about LOL? when did people start pronouncing it as a word?
like 15 years ago?

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 04:15 PM   #18
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I fucking hate BOGO as well as about 96% of all acronyms. Basically, I lament the death of the English language in general.

I definitely get what you mean about the "shrill marketing" aspect. It's like some guys in a fucking board room decided they could sell more shit to us by appearing hip and creating new lingo. Fuck off and die with that shit.

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 04:15 PM   #19
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I also hate "bae" and want to murder anyone who has ever used it, ironically or otherwise.

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 04:16 PM   #20
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I also hate phrases like "Get woke!"

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 04:16 PM   #21
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I used to be with it, then they changed what it was etc. etc.

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 04:35 PM   #22
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IANAL

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 04:56 PM   #23
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anyone read the MAGA-zine?

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 07:28 PM   #24
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Old 07-13-2017, 08:55 PM   #25
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i fucking hate WLAN

and even more so, YOLO

 
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Old 07-14-2017, 12:44 AM   #26
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IANAL
ew wtf is this

 
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Old 07-14-2017, 12:44 AM   #27
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i googled: "I am not a lawyer" uh yeah, that's an annoying acronym lol IANAL

 
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Old 07-14-2017, 01:44 AM   #28
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Old 07-15-2017, 06:00 AM   #29
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Whenever I see music discussions that go:

Hey BM is my favorite I love their album MR, it's way better than ST. RoR, NRNR, ToTD and FDTD are way better than DDM, CMIYC and RoN.

It makes me wanna slit my wrists.

 
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MAGA

 
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