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APM
https://www.techopedia.com/what-makes-application-performanc...


OTT
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Over-the-top_media_services


CDN
https://www.webopedia.com/TERM/C/CDN.html


BTC - for most of the world, this means Bitcoin. On WAFTT, this can also mean Better Than Cash aka a stock that is not hyper-growth/exciting, but which we feel will perform over a certain period of time better...er...than cash would.

Orange = current POTUS
POTUS = the president

OCD - refers typically to obsessive compulsive disorder, and while not seen on WAFTT too much lately, it is an old staple of OG TMF posters to reply to a post with a spelling/grammar correction and simply say "OCD" as the reasoning of why we wasted bandwidth to do so.

"I concur" - while not an acronym, another old favorite of mine that allows for a 2-word/7-letter lazy response to an in-depth post by someone else that basically imparts the gist of "yeah...I was thinking everything they just said."

TOWMBO - formerly from legendary OG poster joelsenior, who loves pro wrestling and COBOL, gave birth to this acronym as a way of describing his then-wife; The One Who Must Be Obeyed or TOWMBO.

TMFer = someone that works at - wait for it - The Motley Fool. So they usually have "TMF" in front of their username.

Lurker - shy folks comprising 98% of the views on this board. They may be gentle creatures or evil sociopaths...no way to really know. I usually imagine them in a chair or desk in a dark corner of a room, sipping soda thru a straw in a can, leaning slightly to the side when they read posts, to further reduce the odds that they go unnoticed. While they don't wear foil on their heads, they do tend to put black tape over their laptop webcams to avoid the dark web hackers. Probably fans of Curse of Oak Island, like me.

I am sure I am missing other common board references. Others can chime in with other acronym decoders.

hth,
Dreamer






























ps...hth = hope this helps.
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