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gt
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Posted Tue Feb 27, 2007, 8:41pm
Subject: Help with Acronyms
 

Hi,

Is there a master list somewhere that defines the many acronyms used in the forums such as SMP KMB UFO TO SC CO and etc.?  I'm slowly figuring them out but there sure is a lot of them.

Thanks guys, I'll just add to this list as terms come up - Gary

1C/C1=First crack
2C/C2=Second Crack
BM = Bread Maker
C, C+ ,FC ,FC+ = ascending roast levels
CG = Coffeegeek
CO = Convection Oven
DB= Double Boiler or Dog Bowl
DD = Dunkin' Donuts
DD = DoubleDomo, when not talking Dunkin Donuts!
e-61 = (espresso 1961 Faema design)
EPNW = Espresso Parts Northwest (EspressoParts.com)
FC = First Crack or Full City
FP = French Press
FR/FR-8 = Fresh Roast bean roaster
GC = Gene Cafe
GCBC = http://www.greencoffeebuyingclub.com/
GG = Galloping Gourmet Turbo oven top
GH = Group Head
HB = Home-Barista.com
HG = Heat Gun
HT = Hottop bean roaster
HTP = Hottop programmable
HX = heat exchanger
IR/IR-2 = IRoast/IRoast 2 bean roaster
KMB = Krups Moka Brew
LM = LaMarazocco
NPPF = non-pressurized PF
PF = portafilter
PID = proportional-integral-derivative controller, for controlling temperatures
PPF = presurized PF
RK = RK drums
SC = Stir Crazy
SG (1G); DG (2G), etc= single (one) group; double (two) group, etc.
SM = SweetMarias.com
SMP = Solis Maestro Plus
TB = Thermoblock
TC = thermocouple or TurboCrazy bean roaster
TO = Turbo Oven
TV = Technivorm
UFO = Salton UFO popcorn popper
*$ = Starbucks

AFAIK = As Far As I Know
BTW = By the way
ETLA = Extended Three Letter Acronym
FWIW = For What Itís Worth
FYI = For Your Information
HTH = Hope this helps
IAIA = I Apologize In Advance or My Apologies In Advance
IIRC = If I Remember Correctly
IMHO = In My Honest Opinion
IMPO = In My Professional Opinion
IMHBAO = In My Humble, But Accurate Opinion
ROTFLMAO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A** Off
RTFM = read the freakin manual
SO = significant other or single origin
SOL = S*it Outta Luck
TANFL = There ain't no free lunches
TIA = Thanks in advance
TLA = Three Letter Acronym
VBM = Vibiemme, when not talking Dunkin Donuts!
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary
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Posted Wed Feb 28, 2007, 12:59am
Subject: Re: Help with Acronyms
 

There is not, but I'll help with what you've listed.

SMP = Solis Maestro Plus

KMB = Krups Moka Brew

TO = Turbo Oven

SC = Stir Crazy

CO = Convection Oven.  


Anymore?

 
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Posted Wed Feb 28, 2007, 9:36am
Subject: Re: Help with Acronyms
 

Thanks Jasonian that helps.  I guess the only other one I can think of right now is UFO.

Thanks Gary
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Posted Wed Feb 28, 2007, 2:12pm
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UFO = Salton UFO popcorn popper
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Posted Wed Feb 28, 2007, 6:33pm
Subject: Re: Help with Acronyms
 

Jasonian Said:

There is not, but I'll help with what you've listed.

SMP = Solis Maestro Plus

KMB = Krups Moka Brew

TO = Turbo Oven

SC = Stir Crazy

CO = Convection Oven.  

Anymore?

Posted February 28, 2007 link

FP = French Press
BM = Bread Maker
RK = RK drums
FYI = For Your Information
IMHO = In My Honest Opinion
IMPO = In My Professional Opinion
SOL = S*it Outta Luck

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Posted Wed Feb 28, 2007, 7:20pm
Subject: Re: Help with Acronyms
 

Thanks all, I moved the list to the top.
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Posted Wed Feb 28, 2007, 7:20pm
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Don't forget TLA.

And ETLA.
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Posted Wed Feb 28, 2007, 7:31pm
Subject: Re: Help with Acronyms
 

This one has confused me before.  You need to use context clues.

My SO doesn't like espresso...  SO = significant other

I don't like SO espresso...  SO = single origin

Hope this helps,
-Fred
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Posted Wed Feb 28, 2007, 7:35pm
Subject: Re: Help with Acronyms
 

Just thought of another confusing one:

CG = Coffeegeek

GC = Gene Cafe

-Fred
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Posted Wed Feb 28, 2007, 7:40pm
Subject: Re: Help with Acronyms
 

YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary

IMHBAO = In My Humble, But Accurate Opinion

 
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