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Klaas V
Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010 5:22:34 AM

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We used to play this game online, even in teams. Let's try it here with a little educational difference.
First (if you can) give the real meaning, then a witty one.

Example

PCMCIA = Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
People Can't Memorize Computer Industry's Acronyms


Now you can give a new one

IKEA
kamalraj
Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010 7:02:32 AM
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Joined: 12/23/2009
Posts: 2,144
Neurons: 6,081
Location: India
IKEA-Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd (Swedish home furnishings retailer founder's initials and location)



SURF
Vickster
Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010 8:44:20 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 2/19/2010
Posts: 2,404
Neurons: 7,211
Location: Massachusetts, United States
SURF> Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships
> Southern United Regal Frogs

MSPCA
kamalraj
Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010 9:03:32 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 12/23/2009
Posts: 2,144
Neurons: 6,081
Location: India
MSPCA-Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals....
MSPCA-Mid-South Professional Cleaners Association...

JTA
Blodybeef
Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010 10:06:19 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/15/2009
Posts: 748
Neurons: 615,487
Location: Ataşehir, Istanbul, Turkey
JTA

Japanese Translators Association
Jugglers and Tumblers Association


NATO
Pocketmole
Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010 3:23:07 PM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 3/23/2010
Posts: 174
Neurons: 555
NATO = North Atlantic Treaty Organization
OR National Association of Tugboat Operators
OR Nobody Asked Tom Out :(


UNICEF


Ellenrita
Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010 5:44:59 PM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 1/20/2010
Posts: 1,348
Neurons: 3,889
Location: CANADA - Toronto
United Nation Children's Fund

FEMA
Klaas V
Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 3:22:01 AM

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Posts: 1,339
Neurons: 4,802
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Females equal males? Astonishing!

FIFA
Atiya
Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 4:36:22 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 7/8/2010
Posts: 2,034
Neurons: 6,093
Location: India
FIFA - Fédération Internationale de Football Association
FIFA - First In Flight Aviation

YAHOO
Vickster
Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 8:52:36 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 2/19/2010
Posts: 2,404
Neurons: 7,211
Location: Massachusetts, United States
YAHOO.... Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle
YAHOO.... Your Aunt Has Old Orifices

MBTA
Klaas V
Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 6:24:43 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 7/12/2010
Posts: 1,339
Neurons: 4,802
MBTA - Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
MBTA - More Bread To Africa

TAFKAP
kaleem
Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 9:01:42 PM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 12/27/2009
Posts: 3,252
Neurons: 9,948
TAFKAP - The Artist Formerly Known As Prince


NPT

Ellenrita
Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 9:38:35 PM
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Joined: 1/20/2010
Posts: 1,348
Neurons: 3,889
Location: CANADA - Toronto
National Prince(ss)Trust

OHIP
Atiya
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 12:50:18 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 7/8/2010
Posts: 2,034
Neurons: 6,093
Location: India
OHIP - Ontario Health Insurance Plan
OHIP - Ownership Has Its Privileges

NASA
Articulate Dreamer
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 1:05:44 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/16/2009
Posts: 12,756
Neurons: 97,282
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
NASA: National Aero Space Administration
Never Allow Suspicious Aliens


IMF
Ellenrita
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 2:26:28 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 1/20/2010
Posts: 1,348
Neurons: 3,889
Location: CANADA - Toronto
Internatonal Money Fund


DOW
pedro
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 6:15:16 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 5/21/2009
Posts: 13,057
Neurons: 63,022
DOW = dirty old woman


SOG
Atiya
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 6:53:28 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 7/8/2010
Posts: 2,034
Neurons: 6,093
Location: India
SOG - Surveillance and Observation Group
SOG - Son Of God

MAP
pedro
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 7:10:49 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 5/21/2009
Posts: 13,057
Neurons: 63,022
MAP Monophasic Action Potential

WORLD
Atiya
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 7:45:35 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 7/8/2010
Posts: 2,034
Neurons: 6,093
Location: India
Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases

MOOD
Klaas V
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 7:55:33 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 7/12/2010
Posts: 1,339
Neurons: 4,802
Military Order! Order Drinks!!

BUSH
Atiya
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 8:03:52 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 7/8/2010
Posts: 2,034
Neurons: 6,093
Location: India
Buy US Here

CAT
Vickster
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 10:16:48 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 2/19/2010
Posts: 2,404
Neurons: 7,211
Location: Massachusetts, United States
CAT... Central Arkansas Transit
Cold American Translator

LERC
Articulate Dreamer
Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 1:33:43 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/16/2009
Posts: 12,756
Neurons: 97,282
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
LERC =Lean Enterprise Research Centre
Labor Education and Research Center

Leave Every Room Clean


IOA

CF, i think some are missing the point... did you not mean to have one correct/ conventional long-form and another spoofy one?
Atiya
Posted: Thursday, July 15, 2010 12:12:14 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 7/8/2010
Posts: 2,034
Neurons: 6,093
Location: India
IOA - International Olympic Athlete
IOA - Islands of Adventure

KFC
kamalraj
Posted: Thursday, July 15, 2010 1:24:39 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 12/23/2009
Posts: 2,144
Neurons: 6,081
Location: India
KFC-Kentucky Fried Chicken


ADAPT
kaleem
Posted: Thursday, July 15, 2010 9:28:46 PM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 12/27/2009
Posts: 3,252
Neurons: 9,948
ADAPT : American Disabled for Accessible Public Transit
ADAPT : Agisanang Domestic Abuse Prevention and Training



KGB



Atiya
Posted: Friday, July 16, 2010 12:27:27 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 7/8/2010
Posts: 2,034
Neurons: 6,093
Location: India
KGB - Knowledge Generation Bureau
KGB - King George Bush Sick

ICE
kamalraj
Posted: Friday, July 16, 2010 1:22:58 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 12/23/2009
Posts: 2,144
Neurons: 6,081
Location: India
ICE-Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (UN Economic Commission for Africa) ...



DAP
Vickster
Posted: Friday, July 16, 2010 9:33:21 AM
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Joined: 2/19/2010
Posts: 2,404
Neurons: 7,211
Location: Massachusetts, United States
KAMALRAJ.... READ THE RULES OF THIS GAME.. The first enty should be the correct answer to the acronym the second enry should be your "made up" acronym.. then you add your own acronym to keep the post going... Ok??
DAT Download Accelerator Plus
DAT Dumb Arse People


UNICCO
kamalraj
Posted: Friday, July 16, 2010 10:14:59 AM
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Joined: 12/23/2009
Posts: 2,144
Neurons: 6,081
Location: India
Not DAT vickster DAP...

UNICCO-United Nimba Citizen's Council


RAM
Ada
Posted: Sunday, July 18, 2010 1:08:16 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 6/11/2010
Posts: 193
Neurons: 579
Location: Seattle, USA
RAM - Remote Area Medical
RAM - Really Attractive Musicians

WSPA
Articulate Dreamer
Posted: Sunday, July 18, 2010 5:26:03 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 9/16/2009
Posts: 12,756
Neurons: 97,282
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
WSPA: World Society for the Protection of Animals

WSPA: Where Serpents Prevail Always


RCA
Vickster
Posted: Monday, July 19, 2010 8:49:27 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 2/19/2010
Posts: 2,404
Neurons: 7,211
Location: Massachusetts, United States
RCA Radio Corporation of America
RCA Red Cannibal Association

USMC
kamalraj
Posted: Monday, July 19, 2010 9:19:40 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 12/23/2009
Posts: 2,144
Neurons: 6,081
Location: India
USMC- "United States Marine Corps"


FAPT
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