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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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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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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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