Commonly Used Phrases
+1: An addition of a post count
Definition: Usually used by PCW to add their Post Counts.
Example Of usuage: “+1!”
AFK; Away From Keyboard
Definition: Often used in online gaming when someone is not moving they are assumed to be afk.
Example Of usage: “He’s afk, no point stalking him”
Example Of usage: “I got to go, bb.”
BHB: A dialect
Definition: Thick skin
Example Of usage: A: “I’m very handsome.” B: “You BHB!”
BRB: Be Right Back
Definition: The user goes off for a short time
Example Of usage: “BRB, going to toilet”
BTW: By The Way
Example Of usage: “BTW, what time are you going off?”
BUMP: Bring Up My Post
Definition: To bring the thread up so that others may see
Example Of usage: A thread have been dead for 2 months. “BUMP!”
Catch No Balls: I don’t understand!
Definition: I don’t get it!
Example Of usage: Someone blabber some nonsense. “I catch no balls!”
CC: Change Channel
Defination: Used in-game, to change channel
Example Of usage: “Don’t KS me, CC plz.”
CMI: Can’t Make It
Definition: Cannot be performed
Example Of usage: A: “Please fix the lag!” B: “CMI la!”
Desu: A cute word.
Definition: Japanese for ‘it is’
Example Of usage: I went to the store and bought some milk, desu.
Epic Phail: Total Failure
Definition: The most extreme failure there is. Commonly used on the internet if someone does something extremely idiotic.
Example Of usuage: “XX is epic phail for creating WOB threads everywhere!”
F2: MapleStory’s Facial Expression
Example Of usage: “This is good! F2”
F3: MapleStory’s Facial Expression
Example Of usage: “Maple lags again! F3”
F5: MapleStory’s Facial Expression
Example Of usage: “Stop flooding the forums with the same topics! F5”
Facepalm: Using your palm to hit your face due to a stupid statement.
Definition: A spontaneous reaction to an amazingly stupid statement, where the face of the listener meets with his palm in a smacking manner.
Example of usage: A: “I’m a superman!” B: “/facepalm”
FTW: For The Win
Definition: An enthusiastic emphasis to the end of a comment, message, or post.
Example Of usage: “Nexon FTW!”
FYI: For Your Information
Definition: To alert you for some information
Example Of usage: “FYI, there’s 2X exp at 4pm.”
GD: General Discussion
Definition: A sub-forum for maplers to post anything about maple
Example Of usage: “GD is filled with topics on Meso Glitch! Boring…”
GG: Good Game
Definition: Used by the defeated: A way of resignedly expressing one’s own defeat or disgust with a situation. Used by the winner: A remark uttered after the end of a round, game, or other measured interval to indicate that a match was fair and enjoyable.
Example Of usage: “Checkmate! GG!”
GTG / G2G; Got to go
Definition: The user will be offline soon
Example Of usage: “Its dinner time! I GTG/G2G!”
Hax: When someone has an unfair advantage over you.
Definition: Something deemed unfair or unexpectedly unfavorable. Could be used to accuse someone of using cheating/hacking/some sort of trickery to accomplish something, usually jokingly.
Example Of usage: “I am tempted to hax into this game!”
IBTL: In Before The Lock
Definition: A +1 In disguise. Usually used in WOB threads
Example Of usage: A WOB thread is spotted. “A WOB Thread! IBTL!”
IDK: I Don’t Know
Definition: Devoid of knowledge of certain stuff
Example Of usage: A: “What’s This?” B: “IDK!”
IGN: In-Game Nick
Definition: Nickname in Your game
Example Of usage: “What’s your Maple IGN?”
IMBA: Word used in most online games
Definition: Something that is too good and it makes the game unfair.
Example Of usage: “Look at that imba attack! hitting a mob 99,999!”
IMO: In My Opinion
Definition: In your Point Of View…
Example Of usage: “IMO, this game is good!”
*IMAO and IMHO are “In My Arrogant Opinion” and “In my humble opinion” respectively.
JK: Just Kidding
Definition: Saying in a jokingly manner
Example Of usage: “Maple is lousy! Haha!… jkjk…”
KS: Kill Steal
Defination: Used in-game when some-one kills the mob that you want to kill
Example Of usage: “Please don’t KS, CC plz.”
Definition: “What?”, usually said to mean comedic indifference to whatever was said. Also, if you don’t care what was being said. Useful if you are in a place you shouldn’t be.
Example Of usage: A: “Maple is nice to play!” B: “lolwut!”
LMAO: Laughing My Ass Off
Definition: Used to show you find something really funny or are laughing at it alot.
Example Of usage: *Funny Picture* “LMAO!”
Noob: Word used as a sign of disrespect.
Definition: People who know little and have no will to learn any more/ act smart.
Example Of usage: “Don’t be a level 10 noob and KS a Level 70 Hermit.”
NPNT: No Picture No Talk
Definition: No picture, don’t anyhow say something you claim
Example Of usage: “NPNT Thread spotted”
* There are other similar terms like GPGT (Got Picture Got Talk), GVGT (Got Video Got Talk)
OMG: Oh My God!
Definition: Used in exclaimation when something unbelievable happens
Example Of usage: “OMG! Someone had gain 2bill from the meso glitch!”
ORLY?: Oh Really?
Definition: An internet phrase, used a quick substitue as ” Oh Really”
Example Of usuage: Someone tells a blatant lie. “ORLY?”
PCW: Post Count Warrior
Definition: A person who post alot of meaningless or irrevelant thread/post with the aim of increasing his/her post count.
Example Of usage: XX have 100 post count per day! “PCW spotted!”
PWN: An act of dominating an opponent.
Definition: Perfect ownage. Flawless victory.
Example Of usage: “XX pwns other online games!”
*Same as Owned and Pawn – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fhb89V43KWc
QFT: Quoted For Truth
Definition: Used on internet forums when quoting someone with similar views as yours.
Example Of usage: “QFT!”
ROFL: Rolling On Floor Laughing
Definition: Something funny was posted that made reader laugh
Example Of usage: *Funny Picture* “ROFL!”
Definition: A picture taken in-game
Example Of usage: ” Plz provide more information by an SS.”
TCW: Thread Count Warrior
Definition: Someone who created a lot of threads to have higher thread count
Example Of usage: “TCW spotted, he made 100 threads in just 1 day!”
Definition: A person that starts a topic
Example Of usage: “I’m the TS of this Dictionary!”
TSK: A sound made by your tongue when you’re looking down on somebody
Example Of usage: “TSK, those maplers snatching maps again.”
Troll: A stupid person
Definition: One who purposely and deliberately starts an argument in a manner which attacks others on a forum without in any way listening to the arguments proposed by his or her peers.
Example Of usage: “Don’t be a troll by posting these in the forums.”
*A ‘Forum Troll’ is a person who enters an established online community and intentionally attempts to cause disruption, often by posting messages that are inflammatory, insulting, incorrect, inaccurate, or off-topic, with the intent of provoking a reaction from others.
Definition: Permanently Suspended
Example Of usuage: XX uplorry already! He posted porn in every single post!
WOB: Waste Of Bandwidth
Definition: Useless thread
Example of usage: “This is a WOB thread. Mods please close.“
WOLS: Same as Slow
Example Of usage: “TS is WOLS! he posted a news that is 2 months old!”
WOT: Wall Of Text
Definition: A piece of writing that does not use proper grammar and generally looks like a giant essay with 20 to 400 sentences (without) using paragraphs or (without) any bit of spacing (at all).
WTH: What the hell
Example Of usage: “WTH is that?”
Wierd Forum Languages
Example Of usage: “Chiu don’t like that.”
Example Of usage: ” I leepork the spammer already!”
Example Of usage: “I heard you liek Mudkip!”
Example Of usage: “I dare you post prawn.”
Example Of usage: ” I sarpork you!”