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    Dots Under Acronyms

    I've recently noticed whilst browsing that acronyms are being underlined by dots. I'm not sure if it's Firefox or the forums doing it. For example the following all get underlined: -

    tbh
    lol
    btw
    rofl
    lmao
    brb

    So is this some new feature I've missed?

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    i'm not getting any underlining, but then i'm using chrome
    i'll go out on a limb and say it's firefox doing it

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    yep when you hover over them it tells you the full meaning lol wtf ie 8 does not underline but still shows the meaning

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    It's the SEO software i think Steve said, as 'SEO' has been picked up for years, but no-one could be bothered to add any others
    Post Counts and Other Rewards, Rules, Folding@Home, Fans: Push vs Pull vs Push-Pull, Corsair PSU OEMs.

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    Part way down this thread: http://forums.hexus.net/software-web...se-google.html (posts 5, 6, 7 and 8)
    Post Counts and Other Rewards, Rules, Folding@Home, Fans: Push vs Pull vs Push-Pull, Corsair PSU OEMs.

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    Yeah, that SEO thing always used to make me laugh. Or rofl lmao lol, I should say.

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    Hmm, those posts are dated from Feb last year. Is it just the more popular acronyms like the ones above have just been added or am I just really slow at noticing them! I tried left and right clicking the words; didn't occur to me to just hover the mouse over them!

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    Quote Originally Posted by Gerrard View Post
    Hmm, those posts are dated from Feb last year. Is it just the more popular acronyms like the ones above have just been added or am I just really slow at noticing them!
    Nah, they've just been added.

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    Oh stfu!

    Haha, flip!

    fwiw - beat it!
    imo
    imho
    afaik
    wwjd? - beat it!

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    tl;dr or maybe tldr?

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    iirc
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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    fubar, snafu

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    lmfao
    roflmao
    roflcopter

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    It's not like Hexus needs SEO anyway - start a new thread and within 24 hours it'll be on the first page of google results...

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    It's not like Hexus needs SEO anyway - start a new thread and within 24 hours it'll be on the first page of google results...

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    Re: Dots Under Acronyms

    indeed!

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