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    I am fairly new here and Have decided to Open Carry thanks to the information on ocdo.

    But one thing that's bothering me is the insane amount of acronym's and I do not know how to figure out what they mean. ( I doubt I'm alone)

    So if anybody would be kind enough to point out a thread that I cant find with a list of acronym's or make one it would really help me with understanding what is said in alot of post's.

    Thank you.

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    It's kinda something you catch on to after using forums for quite some time. Alot of the acronyms aren't specific to this forum.

    Marshaul referenced a good thread to understand quite a few of them. I didn't see 2 of them there though:

    AFAIK (As far as I know)

    YMMV (Your mileage may vary)

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    Brass Magnet wrote:
    It's kinda something you catch on to after using forums for quite some time. Alot of the acronyms aren't specific to this forum.

    Marshaul referenced a good thread to understand quite a few of them. I didn't see 2 of them there though:

    AFAIK (As far as I know)

    YMMV (Your mileage may vary)

    Good luck!
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    Abbreviation: FMJ (full Metal Jacket), OC (Open Carry), NFA (National Firearms Act)

    Acronym: NASA, LASER

    Both types are abbreviations, but acronyms are distinguished by the fact that they form a pronounceable word.

    Good luck and welcome aboard!



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    Do you mean to say that FMJ is not a word?

    It is in my dictionary.

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    You will not rise to the occasion; you will fall back on your level of training. Archilochus, 650 BC

    Old and treacherous will beat young and skilled every time. Yata hey.

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    Awesome thank you for the responses.
    I was able to find what had me confused within the posted link. Thank you.

    And thank you for letting me know the difference between abbreviation and acronym I tend to learn something new every day.

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