Forum abbreviations



When you were a new user, did you ever make a topic and be told “SBYP” or “Come to my GT to talk”? Chances are, you didn’t know what that meant. Well, here’s to all the new users, so they do know!
Forum abbreviations and what they stand for

Here are some of them:
HSF-hopscotch forum
THT-the hopscotch team
OMTL-official mass tag list
CMTL-club mass tag list
FMTL-friend mass tag list
TTYL-talk to you later
SBYP-search before you post
GT-general topic
IRL-in real life
RL-real life
GTG-got to go
TYSM-thank you so much
TSM-thanks so much
BOT-back on topic
GBOT-get back on topic
LGBOT-let’s get back on topic
NLGBOT- now let’s get back on topic
OP - original poster (of a topic)
ASAP- as soon as possible
PFP - profile pic

Those are a few to start-but I know there are probably much more out there! If you have any more abbreviations, edit them below!
BRB- be right back
TBH- to be honest
IDK- I don’t know
IDC-I don’t care
ATM: At the moment
BTW- by the way
SMH- shaking my head
GOAT- greatest of all time
ROFL- rolling on the floor laughing
WBU- what about you
HBU- how about you
TYVM- thank you very much
TYSM- thank you so much
JK- just kidding
OML- oh my life
TY- thank you
XD (or xD) - lol (or this face :laughing:, but sideways)
LOL-laugh out loud
IKR-I know right
IK-I know
OMG-Oh my gosh
IHNC-I have no clue
IRHNC-I really have no clue
Q&A-question and answer
AMA-ask me anything
MTFBWY-may the force be with you
FT- Facetime
FB- Facebook
TD- Thermostat Drawing(when you draw a thermostat)
TDP- Thermostat Drawing Party (when you have a party and draw thermostat)
POMTL- project official mass tag list
PM- private message
IMO -in my opinion
WTH- what the heck
ILY- I love you
ILYSM- I love you so much
SM- so much
RN-Right now
AFAIK- as far as I know
HW- homework
These are used more often on the app:
FTU-free to use

These are topic exclusive:
TUBM-the user below me
MHUI- my Hopscotch username is
DOPCTI- Drawing On Paper Compared To IPad (The Drawing Topic)

Also, I know that there was a topic before this that was similar to this. Before you tell me to SBYP, read the following paragraph:
Why this shouldn’t be flagged as a duplicate topic:
The previous topic that was about forum abbreviations was short, and well, abbreviated. This one will have more abbreviations than the last, and the other topic kind of died, but I think it’s concept is important. I know I could just revive the previous topic, but I believe creating a new one will be more effective.



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Hi guys! I’m not sure if anyone I know from hs is on here, so does anyone wanna be friends?
Hi new to forum
Hi everyone i am new :)
Hey, I'm a newbie!
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Must Read for New Users!
Please help thank you
I'm new in the community!
I'm new to the Forums
Hello, Hopscotchers!
I don't know what I'm doing
Unneeded topic thing
Please help me I'm new to the forum
Hi! I'm PixelPOP!
Hi I'm new :0000
How do you upload a picture?
New To The Forum
Have you ever been featured? If so, what is your first feature?
Hello I'm new can I have some help
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Hi i’m new. I need help
Hello I am new HELP ME
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Metal is awesome so come join A_Metalhead in his GT
Questions You Might Have About the Forum if You Are New
Coses general tropic, wait no, topic
Hi i am new to the forum (highly likely ‘tis an alt)
Hello, I am a newcomer!

@KayKat there are already 2 topics for this we don't need a third


I know that. If you read the entire post it explains why I made another. :wink:


Oh sorrry! (Lol) I didn't read the whole thing!


Bump :blush:


That's for editing, @sophia71205! You edited it in the wrong spot though. I moved it.


Sorry, it was confusing. I am so glad you made this. Most abbreviations, I had to figure out myself.


Same. That's part of the reason I made this topic.


Thanks for adding, @TheDrawer! I added idc right after idk.


No problem! And great topic. :D


Woah! That's a lot you added @Intellection74! Thank you!


This is a great topic with lots of information!


I have never heard MTFBYY or NLGBOT in my whole life


I hope you don't mind I edited myself in the tag list


Oh, yeah, that's fine. I'll edit you into my FMTL. Just give me a moment...
Edit: okay, your in, you should have been tagged to that post.


Thanks for adding some stuff, @t1_hopscotch!
And @Rawrbear !


Yeah, my pleasure. :)


Yah! Just don't add "SBYP"-that was already mentioned.


Oh, it was? I'm sorry, I didn't see that. I thought you deleted it by accident. :p


Thanks for adding, @Periwinkle_Dolphin
And @Petrichor