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Every forum deserves an abbreviation sticky!!

Post your entries people i'll periodically update them as we go along.

Armies
  • BA - Blood Angels
  • BT - Black Templars
  • DG -Death Guard
  • DKoK - Death Korp of Kreig
  • Tsons - Thousand Sons of Tzeench
  • 1Ksons - Thousand Sons of Tzeench
  • EC - Emperors Children
  • UM - Ultramarines
  • GK - Grey Knights
  • DH - Daemonhunters
  • SM - Space Marines
  • CSM - Chaos Space Marines
  • NIDs - Tyranids
  • CRONs - Necrons
  • DE - Dark Eldar
  • WH - Witch Hunters
  • WE - World Eaters
  • DW - Deathwing
  • IF - Imperial Fists
  • IW - Iron Warriors
  • IG - Imperial Guard
Weapons and Equipment
  • TLLC - Twin Linked Lascannon
  • ML - Missile Launcher
  • BP - Bolt Pistol
  • PG - Plasma Gun
  • PP - Plasma Pistol
  • PF - Power Fist
  • PW - Power Weapon
  • FG - Frag Grenades
  • KG - Krak grenade
  • JP - Jump Pack
  • CCW - Close Combat Weapon
  • DCCW - Dreadnought Close Combat Weapon
  • AC - Auto Cannon or sometimes Assault Cannon
  • AssCan - Assault Cannon
  • HKM - Hunter-Killer Missile
  • SB - Storm Bolter
  • MB - Meltabomb
  • PH - Psychic Hood
Miscellaneous
  • CA - Chapter Approved
  • GD - Games Day
  • GT - Grand Tournament
  • h2h hth - Hand to Hand
  • BRB BBB - Big Rule Book, Big Blue Book
  • DOW - Dawn of War
  • MEQ - Marine Equivalent ( S4, T4, 3+ save)
  • FW - Forge World
  • GW -Games Workshop (duh)
  • LoTR - Lord of The Rings
  • GEq or GEQ - Guard Equivelant, low save/high numbers
  • FOC - Force Organization Chart (also Slot, as in a selection on the FOC. "Assaulty Scouts are good because they don't take a FA Slot")
  • FA or Fast - Fast Attack
  • HS or Heavy - Heavy Support
  • CoD - Cities of Death (aka Cityfight)
  • WWB - We'll be Back (Roll for Necrons)
  • FNP - Feel No Pain.
Imperial Guard
  • HW - Heavy Weapon
  • HWS - Heavy Weapon Squads
  • SW - Special Weapon
  • SWS - Special Weapon Squads
  • IP - Infantry Platoon
  • JO - Junior Officer
  • SO - Senior Officer
  • HSO - Heroic Senior Officer
  • Commy - Commissar
  • Vet - Veteran
  • Stormie - Storm Trooper
  • Psyk - Psykers
  • Stunties - Ratlings
  • Hard Vets - Hardened Veterans
  • Techies - Techpriest Enginseers
  • Whites / Wet Ears - Conscripts
  • AFS - Armoured Fist Squad
  • Helly - Hellhound
  • Bassie / Bassy - Basalisk
  • LMBT - Leman Russ Battle Tank
  • LMD - Leman Russ Demoliser
  • TLC - The Last Chancers

Space Marines
  • Libby - Librarian (Codi: Codicer Epis: Epistolary)
  • Chappy - Chaplain (Rec: Reclusiarch MOS: Master of Sanctity)
  • DP, Pod or Can - Drop-Pod
  • LST - Land Speeder Tornado (usually the HB/AC version)
  • LR LRC - Land Raider, Land Raider Crusader

    BA only
  • BP - Baal Predator
  • SHP - Sanguinary High Prist (Also SP: Sanguinary Priest. BA version of apothecary)
  • DC or Deathco - Death Company
  • DM - Death Mask

Chaos Space Marines
  • DP -Daemon Prince
  • MoCG - Mark of Chaos Glory
  • MoCU - Mark of Chaos Undivided (Now MoCG.)
  • MoK - Mark of Khorne
  • MoN - Mark of Nurgle
  • MoS - Mark of Slaanesh
  • MoT - Mark of Tzeench

Tau
  • MP - Missile Pod
  • FG - Fusion Gun
  • PR - Plasma Rifle
  • SG - Shield Generator
  • CIB - Cyclic Ion Blaster
  • BC - Burst Cannon
  • AFP - Airbursting Fragmentation Projector
  • SMS - Smart Missile System
  • TA - Targeting Array
  • TL - Target Lock
  • MT - MultiTracker
  • DC - Drone Controller
  • HW [xxx]- Hard Wired [item name]
  • "Ionhead" - Hammerhead with an Ion Cannon
  • "Railhead" - Hammerhead with a Railgun
  • "Warfish" - Devilfish with SMS, Targeting Array and Multi-Tracker
  • "FoF" - Fish of Fury, a tactic where Devilfish transports get in close to block assault routes, deploy troops within 12 for rapid fire, then mount up and move the following turn.
  • "Deathrain" - Crisis Suit with Twin MissilePods
  • "Fireknife" - Crisis Suit with Plasma Rifle & Missile Pod
  • "Helios" - Crisis Suit with Plasma Rifle and Fusion Gun

Ork
  • TLBS - Twin Linked Big Shoota
  • BoBS - Bolt-on Big Shoota
  • KMB - Kustom Mega Blasta
  • KoS - Kult of Speed
  • PK - Power Klaw

Terminology
  • Shooty - a model, unit or army geared for shooting
  • Dakka - shooting, usually high rate of fire
  • Beardy, Cheesy, Munchkin - Questionable player/playstyle/item, usually keyed to abuse of rules/loopholes and extreme powergaming
  • RP - Roleplay
  • Fluff - Non-rules 'flavor text'

Last edited by Galahad; 09-19-08 at 03:54 PM. Reason: Removing cloured text and updating.
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