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Good bulletin board etiquette
« on: June 08, 2012, 06:24:59 PM »
Know your acronyms –
   OP = original oster / TC = topic creator
   LOL – laugh out loud
   BB – bulletin board
   PM – private messaging
   IMHO – in my humble opinion
   FYI – for your information
   Mod – moderator

Know your emoticons (smileys) and use them appropriately –
    :) smile
    ;) wink
    :-* kiss

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« Last Edit: June 08, 2012, 06:38:55 PM by The KNEEguru »