What does all this mean?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by DANNY, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. DANNY

    DANNY Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2009
    People tend to abbreviate a lot of stuff. I don't understand what they mean. I hope i am not the only one. Like WTB, BBSS and FS and there is a lot more. All i am saying is that it's terrible to be reading something and not to understand it.
  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    WTB - Wanted to buy
    FS - For sale
    PC - PurpleChicken

    BBSS - ?

    TTYL - Talk to ya later
  3. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    WTB = Want to Buy
    FS = For Sale

    Sorry I don't know what the BBSS is.

    Some Abbreviate BLRW for Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    RIR = Rhode Island Red
    BO = Buff Orpington
    BBS is usually Blue/Black/Splash

    That is about all I can think of.
  4. lostsoulhelpmejebus

    lostsoulhelpmejebus Incubating Fool

    Sep 23, 2008
    Roanoke, Illinois
    Until you get the hang of it you might want to bookmark this site...might be very useful to look up the acroynms you are not familiar with.

  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Go to the learning center (link at the very top of the page) and look through the FAQ. A abbreviation and dictionary is there.
  6. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    Hehehe! Hi Danny! If I don't know what some of

    them are I figure I don't need them anyways!!![​IMG] I don't

    know what BBSS is either. If the lines are apart like this

    does it make it easier for you to read? Just wondering

    what could help when replying to you![​IMG]

    Last edited: Apr 25, 2009
  7. DANNY

    DANNY Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2009
    THANKS. I know about the chickens it's the other stuff i didn't understand.I knew a lot of it was simple but my brain is awful small in this large computer world. In other words i am about as sharp as a bowling ball on this computer.
  8. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    Oh yes the PC = Purple Chicken is the foremost important one as is
    MP = MissPrissy SH = Speckledhen

    [​IMG] PC you crack me up [​IMG]

    There are also abbreviations for most of the breeds too. If you get stumped on one just ask...someone will let you know what it means.
  9. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    I am not sure about BBSS, maybe you menat BBS, which is Blue / Black / Splah?
  10. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    TTFN .... ta ta for now........ (Goodbye till later on )

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