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abbreviations and phrases to help you enjoy (understand) Threadless even more

STPs = street team points


hote or HOTE = hot ( ex. She is so hote! )


FWF = food with faces


5$ = five dollah (the highest score a shirt design can get),
it communicates that you really like whatever is being discussed


GID = glow in the dark ( ex. The GID ink is working great in that design. )


0$ = ??? haven't figured this one out yet ???
( maybe it means : "that is so good at being bad that I gotta have it!" )


EXM = chrisxcore26 tried to make a shirt that just said EXM and so everyone started making fun of him for that by using EXM at whatever chance they could get. EXM = OMG according to chrisxcore26.


SSOTTGOTAPHTOC!
Secret Society of Threadless Teen Girls .... something something Against Pedophiles? something something something something something!




I think it has something to do with skeezy old men who hit on young girls online... but at the same time, something to do with talking about the hotties on Threadless.


^5 = high five! ( threadless photo reference )


-k. = Kerrn's signature at the end of all her posts/comments


DBH = designed by humans - a copy cat competitor site of Threadless that came along ~6 years after Threadless. Some of the designs submitted to Threadless that don't get printed end up getting printed at DBH.


AA = American Apparel


FOTL = Fruit of the Loom


sandwich car = theme of an unofficial t-shirt design contest with funny goals in mind headed up by Torakamikaze


krunkmi = the Mr. Hyde to sonmi's Dr. Jekyll


zonmi = zombie version of sonmi


ninja! = a word found in the first comment on some design submissions. ninjabassist was a notorious first poster, so it morphed from "first" into "ninja", in her honor. Many found it irritating.




general shtuff :


@ = at
btw = by the way
ftw= for the win
lol = laughing out loud
nsfw = Not Safe For Work
:) = smiley face
:D = big grin
:P = sticking tongue out (having fun)
:O = expression of shock/amazement
:( = sad face


long list of more text messaging shorthand
long list of emoticons


Feel free to post more and I'll add them to the list


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hanzabean

some guy tried to make a shirt that just said EXM and so everyone started making fun of him for that by using EXM at whatever chance they could get.

Puma7

sammich carrrrrr

helo

thanks hanzabean

your comment will be the definition

Puma7

EXM = OMG according to chrisxcore26

helo

thanks for the info Chipmnk & Puma7
updating right now

dacat
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^5 = high five

helo

aahhhhh-HA ! that makes sense, dacat

that will be the definition unless t4sh says otherwise

kayceislost

that long string of capital letters that stood for some kind of girl's club (someone link to the info and I'll do my best to put a decent definition)


AHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA

helo

I can't tell if you're laughing at me or if remembering that club is funny

you so silly pretty lady!

helo

bumped for more info

professorE

Dare I say it..? (DBH)

cringes

professorE

Ooooh! I almost forgot FWF!!!

helo

thanks professorE - how could I forget FWF ?

a ^5 to t4sh4 Oh Yeah!

helo

t4sh4, I can't tell if you're t4sh or t4sh4

helo

oops - should've refreshed before posting

Maltzmania
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hahahah

marblecargirl

Brilliant! You're my He<del>l</del>ro!

d3d
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finally! i was wondering wtf EXM meant. i thought it must've come out of mishmash, like "krunkmi", the drunk sonmi.

helo

the obvious ones are easy to miss - thanks Maltzmania!


viralVISUAL, help me out here
Are you saying,
"i don't know my best friend forever jill?" ?

professorE

The idk my bff Jill is from a cellphone commercial. I'll try to youtube it.

Sabana

oh look ma, the nerds invented their own secret language and then got all self reverent about it!

professorE

Sabana, you must have such a lonely existence.

helo

thanks professorE

helo

t4sh4, I can't get the backslash to stay in the post for the bad five so I'm taking it out

helo

Dang! should've refreshed before posting - again!

ladykat
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d3d on Feb 19 '08 at 4:53pm
finally! i was wondering wtf EXM meant. i thought it must've come out of mishmash, like "krunkmi", the drunk sonmi.


Well, I think it was popularized at one of the Threadless meetups - we were making fun of it and brought it back to the blogs in full force.

helo

I'm laughing at our leap frog posting misses

ladykat
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SSOTTGOTAPHTOC!

DaniellesGarden
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FTW
that took me a while to figure out.

helo

I think FTW = for the win (is that what you're refrering to? )

helo

thanks ladykat! I didn't know where to look to find it

ladykat
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Secret Society of Threadless Teen Girls .... something something Against Pedophiles? something something something something something!

helo

I want this blog to have the Threadless oriented stuff instead of
the general stuff, but I bet I need to add the general stuff too

when you leave the texting shorthand, please help me by
explaining what it means -- I need help in this area too

DaniellesGarden
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yes, ftw = for the win, but I never knew that before coming into threadless world.

helo

ha ha ha ha ha ladykat! that is too funny!

helo

no wonder Kayceislost was laughing so hard

Chipmnk

:O = blowjob face

ladykat
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... yeah, I think it has something to do with skeezy old men who hit on young girls online... but at the same time, something to do with talking about the hotties on Threadless.

littlem

:O

littlem

hahahahahha

sugarless

nsfw

that one took me YEARS.

haha..

helo

Bad Chipmnk! Bad! slaps Chipmnk's wrist with a McDonald's straw


your definitions are much better than mine ladykat so I'll just lift
your comment(s) and viola!

sjgrovo

remember something about people saying Ninja when they had the first comment? I remember that but now I can't remember why or how it started...

ladykat
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Haha, my definitions are just rambles!

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