Official Etsy acronym list

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Original Post

Has this already been done?

Seems like we end up asking the same questions about these. Since Etsy apparently has its own, unique forms of expression, what if we keep this as an ongoing reference for people rather than explaining all the time? People can just add to the list and keep it alphabetical if this seems like a good idea? A kind of wiki thing?

We can also add the link that someone mentioned about online acronyms.

My first new one was

OOAK - one of a kind

However, bump had me stumped -- apparently it's a way of saying we're shifting the topic now?

So my preliminary beginning of this list would be:

-A-

-B-
bump: a way of saying we're shifting the topic now
-C-
-D-
-E-
-F-
-G-
-H-
-I-
-J-
-K-
-L-
-M-
-N-
-O-
OOAK - one of a kind
-P-
-Q-
-R-
-S-
-T-
-U-
-V-
-W-
-X-
-Y-
-Z-

qnb/carol

Posted at 12:23am Aug 23, 2006 EDT

Responses

I thought "bump" was a way of making the topic jump back to the top of the list.

Posted at 12:26am Aug 23, 2006 EDT

hiya quirk, "bump" is what someone says when they want to get that particular thread back to the top of the list.

PIF = pay it forward. i'd never heard of this one till i came here. there are some other *IF's that i'm not yet sure of ... i think TRIF = trade it forward?

next?

Posted at 12:28am Aug 23, 2006 EDT

"heart" - put something or someone into your favourites

"frell" - a polite way to express disgust and/or frustration (etsy- only swear word)

Posted at 12:35am Aug 23, 2006 EDT

Okay, so here's my amended and appended list:

-A-

-B-
bump - what someone says when they want to get that particular thread back to the top of the list

-C-

-D-

-E-

-F-

-G-
-H-

-I-

-J-

-K-

-L-

-M-

-N-

-O-
OOAK - one of a kind

-P-
PIF - pay it forward (see thread??? does anyone have the link?)

-Q-

-R-

-S-

-T-
TRIF - trade it forward (a link?)

-U-

-V-

-W-

-X,Y,Z-

Posted at 12:38am Aug 23, 2006 EDT

-A-

-B-
bump - what someone says when they want to get that particular thread back to the top of the list

-C-

-D-

-E-

-F-
"frell" - a polite way to express disgust and/or frustration (etsy- only swear word)

-G-

-H-
"heart" - put something or someone into your favourites
-I-

-J-

-K-

-L-

-M-

-N-

-O-
OOAK - one of a kind

-P-
PIF - pay it forward (see thread??? does anyone have the link?)

-Q-

-R-

-S-

-T-
TRIF - trade it forward (a link?)

-U-

-V-

-W-

-X,Y,Z-

Posted at 12:39am Aug 23, 2006 EDT

Another listing for F.. Fantastic. Anyone who chats regularily will know this one!

Also, ACEO.. something to do with art cards.. I'm not sure the exact words, but it's def etsy stuff

Posted at 12:51am Aug 23, 2006 EDT

"Frell" comes from the Sci-Fi Channel show FarScape; it stands for another F word in the chat room's naughty words filter.

Posted at 12:54am Aug 23, 2006 EDT

Convo - conversation, to contact [someone]
AOP - artist's own pattern
Promo - promotion, promotional
BOGO - buy one get one (not unique to Etsy but still brings up questions)

Posted at 1:09am Aug 23, 2006 EDT


-A-
ACEO -Artist Cards Editions and Originals. Basically they are miniture pieces of art 2.5"x3.5", roughly the size of a playing card. They are an affordable way to collect original works of art by your favorite artists.

-B-
bump - what someone says when they want to get that particular thread back to the top of the list

-C-

-D-

-E-

-F-
"f" - fantastic (??)

"frell" - a polite way to express disgust and/or frustration (etsy- only swear word)

-G-

-H-
"heart" - put something or someone into your favourites
-I-

-J-

-K-

-L-

-M-

-N-

-O-
OOAK - one of a kind

-P-
PIF - pay it forward (see thread??? does anyone have the link?)

-Q-

-R-

-S-

-T-
TRIF - trade it forward (a link?)

-U-

-V-

-W-

-X,Y,Z-

Posted at 1:11am Aug 23, 2006 EDT