New Giveaway - Wort Monster Conical Fermenter!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > last thread got closed so take 2 on abbreviations




Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-23-2012, 02:10 AM   #1
scottab
Senior Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
scottab's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: hawthorne, nj
Posts: 341
Liked 15 Times on 14 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default last thread got closed so take 2 on abbreviations

Ok so i've been trolling around this board since November and i keep seeing an abbreviation "" which i have no clue what it means. Can someone please 'splain me? I am asking about the specific abbreviation which i placed in quotes. Please don't put up a link to other abbreviation page listings. I'm not an idiot and do know how to perform a google search. I am asking about a specific abbreviation that others have written the abbreviation is "" not any other abbreviations. Please don't just randomly close the thread.



__________________
scottab is offline
 
Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2012, 02:11 AM   #2
Rivenin
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 2,329
Liked 144 Times on 115 Posts
Likes Given: 69

Default

mug? cheers? i'm not exactly sure what you mean.



__________________
RAINYDAY BREWING AND WINERY
Southeast Portland, OR - EST 2010
Primary Straight lambic - honey mosaic wheat
Kegged Empty - Empty - Empty - Empty - Rose hip'd saison - Raspberry Chocolate Stout
Coming up 80 shilling - Schwarzbier - Bavaian Heff

Electric 120v Brutus 20

Quote:
Homebrewers are like drunk Rembrandt's... Painting the world with liquid love
Quote:
If you're getting into this hobby to save money... you have a great sense of humor
Rivenin is offline
 
Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2012, 02:20 AM   #3
BrotherGrim
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 253
Liked 31 Times on 26 Posts

Default

Not everyone has the emoticons turned on. I imagine the very common would show up as : mug : and be a bit confusing.

__________________

...Free at last! Free at last! As of 1 July the state of Mississippi has

Set My Kettle Free!

BrotherGrim is offline
 
Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2012, 02:20 AM   #4
Revvy
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Revvy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: "Detroitish" Michigan
Posts: 40,794
Liked 2661 Times on 1606 Posts
Likes Given: 3453

Default

means "cheers." It's a happy thing. Like or even or or even ...It just means "cheers" someone is rasiing a glass to you. Something you said made them happy.

It's kinda obvious.
__________________

Like my snazzy new avatar? Get Sons of Zymurgy swag, here, and brew with the best.

Revvy's one of the cool reverends. He has a Harley and a t-shirt that says on the back "If you can read this, the bitch was Raptured. - Madman

I gotta tell ya, just between us girls, that Revvy is HOT. Very tall, gorgeous grey hair and a terrific smile. He's very good looking in person, with a charismatic personality... he drives like a ****ing maniac! - YooperBrew

Revvy is offline
 
Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2012, 02:22 AM   #5
BrotherGrim
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 253
Liked 31 Times on 26 Posts

Default

Only if you see the animation. otherwise its just confusing text

__________________

...Free at last! Free at last! As of 1 July the state of Mississippi has

Set My Kettle Free!

BrotherGrim is offline
 
Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2012, 02:23 AM   #6
Revvy
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Revvy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: "Detroitish" Michigan
Posts: 40,794
Liked 2661 Times on 1606 Posts
Likes Given: 3453

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BrotherGrim View Post
Not everyone has the emoticons turned on. I imagine the very common would show up as : mug : and be a bit confusing.
Good point. But when the OP posted it, those with emoticons saw the emoticons.

mug is not an acronym...If you have those images turned on it looks like to smileys smashing mugs together in a toast. Like this,

__________________

Like my snazzy new avatar? Get Sons of Zymurgy swag, here, and brew with the best.

Revvy's one of the cool reverends. He has a Harley and a t-shirt that says on the back "If you can read this, the bitch was Raptured. - Madman

I gotta tell ya, just between us girls, that Revvy is HOT. Very tall, gorgeous grey hair and a terrific smile. He's very good looking in person, with a charismatic personality... he drives like a ****ing maniac! - YooperBrew

Revvy is offline
 
Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2012, 02:27 AM   #7
BrotherGrim
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 253
Liked 31 Times on 26 Posts

Default

Yeah that!!

__________________

...Free at last! Free at last! As of 1 July the state of Mississippi has

Set My Kettle Free!

BrotherGrim is offline
 
Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2012, 02:30 AM   #8
ktblunden
Senior Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
 
ktblunden's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Lancaster, CA
Posts: 1,637
Liked 207 Times on 141 Posts
Likes Given: 20

Default

It's worth noting that if you're using the mobile app on a phone the emoticons just show up as ":" codes. I suspect that's the case here.

__________________
ktblunden is online now
scottab Likes This 
Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2012, 02:34 AM   #9
GarageDweller
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Tulsa, OK
Posts: 537
Liked 94 Times on 68 Posts
Likes Given: 264

Default

What does this one look like : oblivious : ???

__________________

SMALL AXE BREWING
"If you are a big tree, we are a small axe, ready to cut you down."-Bob Marley

GarageDweller is offline
 
Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2012, 02:34 AM   #10
Yooper
Ale's What Cures You!
HBT_ADMIN.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yooper's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Upper Michigan
Posts: 58,663
Liked 3863 Times on 2824 Posts
Likes Given: 646

Default

Apparently, a moderator closed the first thread? And so a new thread was started asking the same question.

I wonder how many internet forums would appreciate that. but I do see why the question was asked again- since an icon thing isn't an abbreviation and that needed to be cleared up.

But since the first thread was closed, and this question has been answered (more than once), this thread will be closed as well.



__________________
Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006
Yooper is online now
 
Quick reply to this message
Closed Thread


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools
Display Modes