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#903976 - 07/26/13 11:46 PM Abbreviations - hints added
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Every field has its own set of abbreviations. They help keep space to a minimum. For example, a baseball coach uses P, C, 1B, 2B, SS, etc. for the various team positions. For each group below, identify each member and the group to which they all belong.

Some of these are tough! evil

-1. BOT, MET, ZOO, PHY, CHE, ES, GEO, OCE
-2. VEN, CAM, SEQ, AVA, TUN, COR, TAC
-3. TMP, TWOK, TSFS, TVH, TFF, TUC, GEN
-4. HHC (hand holding circle), TIO, DIP, OW, B2B, DAP, SWH
-5. OHP (overhead press), TUT, FSQ, BB, WG, IBP, ROM
-6. OGP (original government packaging), DDO, SMS, RPM, AU, MS
-7. XOM, BAC, AAPL, PFE, GE, NOK, C
-8. TVM, CYA, WIIFM, FOFL, BBL, OIC, BTW
-9. YON (yarn over needle), CC, LC, MB, HDC, CO, WS, RT
-10. CGI, EXT, POV, MOS, OS, BG, VO, SFX
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#903998 - 07/27/13 03:10 AM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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1. These are sciences: botany, meteorology, zoology, physics, chemistry, environmental science, geology, oceanology. wave
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#904026 - 07/27/13 09:00 AM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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Spot on, Lex! wave
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#904034 - 07/27/13 09:21 AM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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8. TVM, CYA, WIIFM, FOFL, BBL, OIC, BTW

Internet chatroom/forum acronyms:
thanks very much, see you around, what's in it for me (?), fall on the floor laughing,
be back later, oh I see, by the way

wave


Edited by Jema (07/27/13 09:22 AM)
Edit Reason: line spacing
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#904043 - 07/27/13 09:51 AM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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7.
New York Stock Exchange symbols/abbreviations

XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp.
BAC - Bank of America Corp.
AAPL - Apple Computer Inc.
PFE - Pfizer
GE - General Electric Co.
NOK - Nokia Corp.
C - Citigroup


Edited by Sondi (07/27/13 11:50 AM)
Edit Reason: Bank does not have an S ;)

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#904057 - 07/27/13 10:14 AM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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Excellent solves, ladies! wave
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#904084 - 07/27/13 11:26 AM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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10. filming terms: Computer Generated Image, outdoors, point of view, without sound, off screen, background, voice over, sound effects woozy
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#904096 - 07/27/13 12:11 PM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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Good ones, Manxman. MOT means "without sound" and it comes from a German director who used to say "mit out sound". smile
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#904390 - 07/29/13 09:07 AM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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2. Toyota cars:
Venture, Camry, Sequoia, Avalon, Tundra, Corona, Tacoma smile
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#904413 - 07/29/13 10:32 AM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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Well solved, Manxman! smile

At some point, I'll post hints for the rest. Many of these just need the right eyes to see them.
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#904757 - 07/30/13 07:31 PM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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3. TMP, TWOK, TSFS, TVH, TFF, TUC, GEN

(gulps and looks up at the sky eek) grin

Star Trek movies:

The Motion Picture
The Wrath of Khan
The Search for Spock
The Voyage Home
The Final Frontier
The Undiscovered Country
Generations


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#904772 - 07/30/13 09:20 PM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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Yes, Sondi! Brilliant solve! wave

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#904997 - 07/31/13 06:20 PM Re: Abbreviations [Re: Pandora]
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Hints have been added for the rest of them. kissy
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#905151 - 08/01/13 02:58 PM Re: Abbreviations - hints added [Re: Pandora]
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5.Weight Training Exercises smile wave


Edited by Haroula (08/01/13 02:59 PM)
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#905189 - 08/01/13 05:58 PM Re: Abbreviations - hints added [Re: Pandora]
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Yes! Now, what do they all mean? wave
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