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What does OP mean? [duplicate]

On Stack Exchange sites, I keep seeing answerers use "OP" to refer to the person who asked a question. I can't seem to find any enlightenment online as to what it means.
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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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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 does the term OP stand for? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stack Overflow Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms ........(no body) ..........
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StackExchange vs. Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Which spacing is correct? I've seen both being used. Plus, there isn't really anything saying which is correct.
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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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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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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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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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What is the XY problem? When asking questions, how do I recognize when I'm falling into it? How do I avoid it? Return to FAQ index
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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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Closing changes: on hold, unclear, too broad, opinion-based, off-topic reasons, bye-bye to Too Localized

After a ton of discussion, work and input from the community, we're rolling out the remainder of major closing changes that you've helped us design, as discussed in these prior posts. They're live, ...
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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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