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Commonly Used Acronyms in the Civ Community

Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by Thunderfall, Jan 28, 2006.

  1. UnlockPotential

    UnlockPotential Chieftain

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    DDPM - Don't DogPile Me...

    TAPAM - They are plotting against me..
     
  2. Shabbaman

    Shabbaman rebuffing the rebels

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    I couldn't help noticing that CDZ is wrongly accredited as Civ Dual Zone. It should read Civ Duel Zone [/nitpick] :)
     
  3. Kranden

    Kranden War is the real diplomacy

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    ITAAS-I Think Acronyms Are Stupid
     
  4. Jerrymander

    Jerrymander Epistemologist

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    nstaafl

    No such thing as a free lunch, a useful lesson in Civ. Work those food tiles! Don't let them sit there!
     
  5. s.bernbaum

    s.bernbaum Mostly lurking

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    Actually, that many decades old acronym is TANSTAAFL "There ain't no such thing as a free lunch". (Nit picking mode) :crazyeye:
     
  6. 7Fang

    7Fang Chieftain

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    Mash-???? ?
     
  7. mystyfly

    mystyfly Knight of Cydonia

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    A mash unit is a super medic, usually a (weak) unit that gets a GG attached so it can take Medic3.
     
  8. Jkaen

    Jkaen Warlord

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    I see FIDL used in a lot of reports (founded in a distant land)
     
  9. r_rolo1

    r_rolo1 King of myself

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    Why isn't this stickied? :confused:
     
  10. digitCruncher

    digitCruncher Emperor

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    You missed a Great unit...

    GA (Great Artist). So GA should read: GA: Golden Age OR Great Artist.

    It makes it slightly annoying, when you read something along the lines of "I don't use many GP to start a GA, but I often use GA to start a GA." (<--- Real comment on this forum, but I dunno where it is...)

    [Edit]Hang on... you missed all the Great People :p

    GA = Great Artist
    GS = Great Scientist OR Great Spy
    GM = Great Merchant
    GP = Great Prophet
    GE = Great Engineer[/Edit]
     
  11. mystyfly

    mystyfly Knight of Cydonia

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    Great Spy = GSpy

    And I rarely have trouble distinguishing GA as an Artist or Age... You just gotta think while reading :p
     
  12. Modeltrainman

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    SMAC: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, SMG!:Sid Meier's Gettysburg! SMR: Sid Meier's Railroads!
     
  13. vicawoo

    vicawoo Chieftain

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    Someone needs to come up with something short for food/hammers production for workers/settlers.
     
  14. Adonias

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    I'm very surprised one of the prettiest abbreviations isn't named yet:

    WHEOOHRN : We have enough on our hands right now

    As in "he's gone WHEOOHRN" : Better watch out as that AI is going to attack someone/me
     
  15. Matthew5117

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    And you spent the time and effort to point that out because...?
     
  16. Cefari

    Cefari Chieftain

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    I've seen several others not mentioned prior

    PARCS = (Representation, Caste System, Pacificism)
    PSE = Pure Specialist Economy
    GL/GLH = Great Lighthouse
    WC = War Chariot
     
  17. eastsidebagel

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  18. Adonias

    Adonias Warlord

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    You serious?
     
  19. Matthew5117

    Matthew5117 Emperor

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    Yes.

    10 chars
     
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    Rhaeghar Chieftain

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