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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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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 google ...
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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 me ...
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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 the ...
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Is there a glossary for all the acronyms of Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

Maybe this question is a duplicate, but I'm not finding it in my searches. There are several acronyms in several websites, such as: MMA, MWE, ... I visit several sites, but as I visit some of these ...
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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 does the term OP stand for? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stack Overflow Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms ........(no body) ..........
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What is "OP" referring to for nested citation? [duplicate]

I've already read through this post, and I know "OP" stands for Original Poster. Now I would like to know what is "OP" referring to for nested citation? Assume, asker A posted a question (...
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Meaning of 'CVers'? [duplicate]

I have seen this used on a few posts and tried searching what it stands for. Sure it will be glaringly obvious once someone tells me, but what does 'CVers' mean?
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Is there interest in adding a "visual glossary" to the glossary wiki (so we can better know the names of things when we discuss them) [duplicate]

I have been in several discussions/exchanges about SE that have been severely impeded because we spent much time and energy trying to figure out what literally each other was talking about. We didn't ...
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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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Is there a common term to call a given Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

I was going through Stack Exchange Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms and could not find any term to describe a generic site apart from... site. So if you are in, say, Travel Stack Exchange,...
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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&...

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