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What does OP mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stack Exchange Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms On Stack Exchange sites, I keep seeing answerers use "OP" to refer to the person who asked a question. I ...
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What exactly does SOFU stand for? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stack Overflow Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms SOFU stands for Stack Overflow, ... right? But where did the U come from?
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What do SO, SF and SU stand for? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stack Overflow Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms I'm new to the meta site, and this seems like a very simple question, but as I don't know the answer and ...
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where can I find the abbreviation for MSO, OP, SO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stack Overflow Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms Are there any more abbreviations like MSO, OP, SO ? I just came to know OP= original post. can any one tell ...
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What is the Stack Overflow “trilogy”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stack Exchange Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms What are people referring to when they talk about the Stack Overflow "trilogy"? Sometimes they refer to it as ...
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what does the term OP stand for? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stack Overflow Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms ........(no body) ..........
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What are the meanings of abbreviations used by the users? [duplicate]

Haven't had much luck searching for 'OP' and 'OT' terms in the search box, what does these abbreviations used by users in StackOverflow mean ?
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Acronym on stack exchange network [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stack Overflow Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms Is there a known list of acronym used on stack exchange network? For instance OP means Original Poster..
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Jon Skeet Facts

I'm looking for Chuck Norris Facts style answers. In case anyone is curious, this question was inspired by Jon's own comment to this question. EDIT: If you're into cryptography, you may enjoy these ...
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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral"). As ...
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Let's stop displaying a user's accept rate

My feature request (or anti-feature-request perhaps) is the following: Let's stop displaying a user's accept rate. For those of you who know "Fawlty Towers", the whole issue of a visible accept rate ...
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How does accepting an answer work?

How does accepting an answer work? When should I do it? Why can't I accept my own answers right away? Which answer should I accept? For more information, see "What should I do when someone ...
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Why is Stack Overflow - and Stack Exchange in general - so scary?

I have been an SO user for quite some time and not an entire dimwit when it comes to my languages of choice. SO is a very useful resource and has helped me out of a pinch many a time. However, when it ...
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How does “Reputation” work?

On Stack Exchange, users may gain a certain level of reputation. What does reputation do? How can a user gain or lose reputation? See also What is reputation? How do I earn (and lose) ...
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What is a bad feature of Stack Overflow? [closed]

I know that lots of people get help from the site everyday, and in general it is a great site. I love answering questions and getting answers for other knowledgeable programmers. But..... There is ...

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