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