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Acronyms and general terminology used in the forums and general gun speak

This is a discussion on Acronyms and general terminology used in the forums and general gun speak within the SA-XD/XD(M) FAQ & Stickies forums, part of the Information category; Originally Posted by metweezer How about NWS? NWS = Not Worksite Safe NSFW = Not Safe For Work...

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Old 06-26-2011, 09:08 AM   #51
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How about NWS?
NWS = Not Worksite Safe
NSFW = Not Safe For Work
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Old 06-26-2011, 09:31 AM   #52
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How about FWIW?
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Old 06-26-2011, 09:33 AM   #53
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How about FWIW?
FWIW = For What It's Worth
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FWIW = For What It's Worth
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Old 09-17-2011, 11:23 PM   #55
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Awesome, it can be a challenge sometimes using Google Search for these acronyms. Thanks for posting this link!
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Old 10-26-2011, 06:18 PM   #56
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I see the term battery or out of battery, What does this mean ?
Out of Battery-- The bullet is not cnambered in the weapon correctly. Most of the time it refers to the slide of an automatic pistol not closing fully allowing the pistol to fire the round.
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Old 04-15-2012, 08:05 AM   #57
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There's an important one missing here...One needs an acronym to talk about acronyms.

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Old 06-20-2013, 05:20 PM   #58
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This one's pretty handy--ammo-specific ones are at the bottom:


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Old 09-21-2013, 02:24 PM   #60
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I used to know a guy who could construct an entire sentence, sometimes a whole paragraph using nothing but acronyms. He was a lot of fun to talk to!

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