Posted Tue Feb 27, 2007, 7:41pm Subject: Help with Acronyms
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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