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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby somuchfuckingwork » Mon Dec 15, 2014 4:07 pm UTC

So Much Fucking Work

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Apeiron » Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:16 pm UTC

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby AEB » Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:17 pm UTC

These are all four-letter acronyms. So, similar to the tertiary TLAs of yore, I'm guessing "FW" stands for something like "Four Words."

Something Made of Four Words
Send Me Four Words
Short Meme of Four Words
Short Message of Four Words
See My Four Words

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Link » Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:18 pm UTC

Just droppin' by to say LEML!

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby freezeblade » Mon Dec 15, 2014 6:20 pm UTC

I also read this as "Shake My Face When."

Used to imply some form of mis-translation (ala engrish), or deliberate form of sillyness. Picture how that would look as an image macro. I'm seeing a picture of a cat (like "drillcat") shaking it's head, where the face is motioned blurred. Doesn't that make you giggle?
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby RabbitWho » Mon Dec 15, 2014 6:26 pm UTC

cellocgw wrote:
zerosomething wrote:XKCD

Google Acronym Game!

Try to find a sequence of 3 or 4 or 5 letters which has exactly one initialism reference, or no reference whatsoever.
For example, I tried "QQJX" and actually got a sort-of hit here


Ha ha brilliant, I tried a few but it's impossible..

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Alsadius » Mon Dec 15, 2014 7:06 pm UTC

I thought it stood for "see my face when", and that it was an anti-joke. Apparently I'm the only one to read it that way, though?

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Magothys » Mon Dec 15, 2014 7:45 pm UTC

Alsadius wrote:I thought it stood for "see my face when", and that it was an anti-joke. Apparently I'm the only one to read it that way, though?


That's what I thought it was.

WTFW - WTF when
SMHO - "(something) my honest opinion" is all I can think of
TBFH - To be ****ing honest
IMDB - Internet Movie Database

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Coyoty » Mon Dec 15, 2014 8:53 pm UTC

Here's a challenge: Break the alphabet up into valid acronyms. I don't have time to do it myself right now, and don't know if it can be done. Gotta watch something on ABC...

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby BytEfLUSh » Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:39 pm UTC

Ummm, I thought someone would say it, but I immediately understood SMFW as "So Many Fu****g Words", though I guess I'm a bit off here. :)
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby freezeblade » Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:43 pm UTC

Coyoty wrote:Here's a challenge: Break the alphabet up into valid acronyms. I don't have time to do it myself right now, and don't know if it can be done. Gotta watch something on ABC...


ABC DEF G
HI JK LMNO PQ
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Sprocket » Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:52 pm UTC

so Randall is just writing comics for himself now.
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Kit. » Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:12 pm UTC

Coyoty wrote:Here's a challenge: Break the alphabet up into valid acronyms.

That's too easy. A real challenge is to make it without breaking it.

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby azule » Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:37 pm UTC

Copper Bezel wrote:I really hate the word portmanteau, though. Could we just call them porties from now on?
How about PM? (prime minister, private message, or portmanteau)
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Pfhorrest » Tue Dec 16, 2014 12:06 am UTC

DMUKYA
MBIBTYM
TBWSAF
WACCSMD
TATRTSTS
YYMMDBATC

I didn't make any of these up.
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Pfhorrest » Tue Dec 16, 2014 12:07 am UTC

azule wrote:
Copper Bezel wrote:I really hate the word portmanteau, though. Could we just call them porties from now on?
How about PM? (prime minister, private message, or portmanteau)

Automated teller machine, Adobe Type Manager, ass-to-mouth, at the moment…
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby azule » Tue Dec 16, 2014 12:51 am UTC

ATM I'm ATM with this ATM. You pick the right meaning for each acronym. :twisted:

ICU: Is it "I see you" or "Intensive Care Unit"?
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby poochyena » Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:09 am UTC

My first guess for SMFW was
"So Much Fking Work"

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Pfhorrest » Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:49 am UTC

azule wrote:ATM I'm ATM with this ATM. You pick the right meaning for each acronym. :twisted:

There's only one meaning which makes syntactic sense for each of those, but altogether it doesn't make any semantic sense.
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Ayelis » Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:53 am UTC

keithl wrote:TOSSFM,OGLFM!
Hey Armstrong, we spent 25 billion sending you to the moon, and you leave out the "A".

I object! He did not leave out the "A". He left out the "O".
"That's one small step f'ra man..."

Or possibly he said something else entirely.
"That's one small step from Anne..."

But then, people who knew the man knew he never lied, and he claimed to have said it, and that it "got lost in the static". Nobody seems to have asked him, however, about the missing "O".
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby PinkShinyRose » Tue Dec 16, 2014 2:01 am UTC

azule wrote:
Copper Bezel wrote:I really hate the word portmanteau, though. Could we just call them porties from now on?
How about PM? (prime minister, private message, or portmanteau)

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby azule » Tue Dec 16, 2014 2:13 am UTC

Is post mortem usually initialized?

Pfhorrest wrote:
azule wrote:ATM I'm ATM with this ATM. You pick the right meaning for each acronym. :twisted:

There's only one meaning which makes syntactic sense for each of those, but altogether it doesn't make any semantic sense.
Semantically, someone is working on its backend, knuckle, I mean, face deep, trying to fix it. Like in the dark with a dim flashlight. You just have to be creative.

Oh, you must mean based on the stricter definition of ATM.
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby webdude » Tue Dec 16, 2014 2:23 am UTC

This acronym could be positive or negative; if you're busted making the negative, you could claim to be making the positive.

Positive Comment:

So Many Fine Women

Negative Comment:

So Many Fat Women

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby bachaddict » Tue Dec 16, 2014 2:59 am UTC

da Doctah wrote:Reminds me of when we used to make up fictitious chemical names: "add 5cc of the stabnium hedronoxate solution to the pantodorphic acid, then confirm the concentration of gauldarnurite in the precipitate".

That was followed by a craze of misusing legitimate scientific terms in inane contexts: "I can't come into work today because I've been diagnosed with a dirichlet condition, and the doctor insists that I undergo an immediate xiphoid process".

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby ...m... » Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:58 am UTC

...so much frustration when an acronym almost makes sense...

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby neoliminal » Tue Dec 16, 2014 4:08 am UTC

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It's the best internet acronym yet. It's inviting people to distract you!
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby da Doctah » Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:07 am UTC

bachaddict wrote:
da Doctah wrote:Reminds me of when we used to make up fictitious chemical names: "add 5cc of the stabnium hedronoxate solution to the pantodorphic acid, then confirm the concentration of gauldarnurite in the precipitate".

That was followed by a craze of misusing legitimate scientific terms in inane contexts: "I can't come into work today because I've been diagnosed with a dirichlet condition, and the doctor insists that I undergo an immediate xiphoid process".

You'll like this!

Periodic table of rejected element names.
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Eshru » Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:43 am UTC

Fwiw, iirc and lol are the only acronyms I use with any regularity, and even lol is often heh or kek instead.


Edit: Oh and brb and wc (frequently together) as well as occasionally ending a sentence with a w, but that's just a relic of my 10 years of ffxi...

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby teelo » Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:59 am UTC

Its OBVIOUSLY Suck My Fucking Wang.

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby azule » Tue Dec 16, 2014 7:08 am UTC

:shock: *gasp*

LOL (loving ovary lumps)

*shakes face at self*

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Neil_Boekend » Tue Dec 16, 2014 7:10 am UTC

teelo wrote:Its OBVIOUSLY Suck My Fucking Wang.

You have a separate wang for that? I use the same as I use for peeing.
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby orthogon » Tue Dec 16, 2014 9:14 am UTC

Neil_Boekend wrote:
teelo wrote:Its OBVIOUSLY Suck My Fucking Wang.

You have a separate wang for that? I use the same as I use for peeing.

Bah, old school. I just use my smartphone for both.
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Patrik3 » Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:25 pm UTC

Shaking my face when an acronym almost makes sense.

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby gmalivuk » Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:36 pm UTC

Pfhorrest wrote:
azule wrote:ATM I'm ATM with this ATM. You pick the right meaning for each acronym. :twisted:

There's only one meaning which makes syntactic sense for each of those, but altogether it doesn't make any semantic sense.

"At the moment I'm ass-to-mouth with this automatic teller machine."

Makes fine semantic sense if you interpret "ass to mouth" more figuratively. Not that I recommend or condone shitting into the output tray of an ATM, but that doesn't make it meaningless to talk about.
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Fateful » Tue Dec 16, 2014 4:26 pm UTC

gmalivuk wrote:Not that I recommend or condone shitting into the output tray of an ATM, but that doesn't make it meaningless to talk about.


If you prefer to interpret "ass" in the figurative sense, there is a second semantic interpretation. But I should warn readers that monetary consumption is not recommended.

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Pfhorrest » Tue Dec 16, 2014 4:48 pm UTC

You all seem to be parsing "ass to mouth" in a way that involves direct anal-oral contact (or a figurative variation thereupon) and not in the way Urban Dictionary defines it as a "sexual practice involving felatio [sic] immediately following anal sex". Giving or receiving fellatio or anal sex to/from an automated teller machine doesn't make much semantic sense to me, since they lack all the necessary parts, and the closest figurative analogues are not compatible with the literal human parts. And now I regret that we've given this way more thought than necessary.
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby gmalivuk » Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:49 pm UTC

That just proves that "ass to mouth" doesn't always mean just one thing.

It's kind of like every other word ever.
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby speising » Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:50 pm UTC

and now i'm thoroughly disgusted … with UrbanDictionary. especially definition 2 from above link.

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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby azule » Wed Dec 17, 2014 12:02 am UTC

I chose not to follow the link. I learned the strict definition from Clerks 2. (Which I already knew, but I mean, confirmed.)
gmalivuk wrote:Not that I recommend or condone shitting into the output tray of an ATM, but that doesn't make it meaningless to talk about.
I never meant shitting. The strict definition doesn't mean this either. Some people might think/are into this. I am not one of those people.

Pfhorrest wrote:<snip/>an automated teller machine <snip/> lack[s] all the necessary parts, and the closest figurative analogues are not compatible with the literal human parts.
There are people that have sex with their cars. I'm sure there is something that can be used for ATM sex. I...just don't really need to think about that. I'm still scarred by the car thing. lol.

And now I regret that we've given this way more thought than necessary.
As you should. :roll:
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Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Postby Flumble » Wed Dec 17, 2014 5:21 pm UTC

azule wrote:
Pfhorrest wrote:<snip/>an automated teller machine <snip/> lack[s] all the necessary parts, and the closest figurative analogues are not compatible with the literal human parts.
There are people that have sex with their cars. I'm sure there is something that can be used for ATM sex. I...just don't really need to think about that. I'm still scarred by the car thing. lol.

The difficulty with ATMs is that they are specifically designed so that there are no holes or parts sticking out that can be misused to scam people or sabotage the machine. Cars aren't. At least not on the inside.


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