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This list was created to help those who are unsure what a particular abbreviation (initialism) stands for.

Common HDN Abbr.:
3D/2D
= Three-dimensional/Two-dimensional
BBY= Best Buy Exclusive
BD = Blu-ray Disc
CD = Compact Disc
CS = Customer Service
DC = Digital Copy
DCEU = DC Extended Universe
DMR = Disney Movie Rewards
DVD = Digital Versatile Disc
EE = Extended Edition
EMS = Express Mail service
FMV = Fair Market Value
FS = Full Slip / For Sale / Futureshop (CA Store)
FT = For Trade
G1 = Relates to DVD size Steelbooks (most popular in France?)
G2 = Relates to Blu Ray size Steelbooks (most popular Worldwide)
GB = Group Buy
GITD = Glow In the Dark
HD DVD = High-Definition/Density Digital Versatile Disc (discontinued)
HDN = Hi Def Ninja
IP = Ironpack
IWWT = In Wreck We Trust
LD = Laserdisc
LE = Limited Edition
Lenti = Lenticular
LS = Lenticular Slip
MCU = Marvel Cinematic Universe
MoC = Masters of Cinema (UK)
Mod = Moderator
OC = One Click
OAB = Only at Blufans
OCD = Describes a person who has extremely high standards
OOP = Out of Print
OOS = Out of stock
OP = Original Poster (#1 post)
Pic = Picture
PM = Private Message
PP = Paypal
RM = Royal Mail (UK Postal Service)
ROW = Rest of World
SAL = Surface; Air Lifted (JP Postal service)
SB = Steelbook
TBA = To Be Announced
TBC = To Be Confirmed
TBD = To Be Determined
UHD - Ultra High Definition
USPS = United States Postal Service
UV = Ultraviolet
VAT = Value Added Tax (Generates money for the government)
VHS - Video Home System
VMB = Viva Metal Box
WEA = World Exclusive Art
WTB = Want to Buy
WTT = Want to Trade
WWA = Worldwide Art
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary

General Words:
J-Card = Backer Card or Sheet that is wrapped around a sealed steelbook.
Jumbo = G2 sized steelbook that is fatter (double thickness).
Spine = Area of Steelbook that connects the front cover and back cover together

Stores / Online Retailers:
BB = Best Buy (Instore + Online)
BF = BluFans (Online)
CM = CineMuseum (Online)
EB = EverythingBlu (Online)
eBay = Echo Bay (Online)
ES = Entertainment Store (Online)
FA = FilmArena (Instore + Online)
FNAC = Fédération Nationale d’Achats des Cadres (Instore + Online)
FS = Futureshop (Instore + Online)
HDZ = HDZeta (Online)
HMV = His Master's Voice (Instore)
jbhifi.com = John Barbuto High fidelity (Instore + Online)
jsdvd.com = Jung's Digital Versatile Disc (Online)
ML = MantaLab (Online)
MM = Media Markt (Instore + Online)
NM = NovaMedia (Online)
PA = PlainArchive (Online)
YA = Yesasia (Online only)

Home Theater - Audio / Video / Technical:
DTS = Digital Theater Systems
HDMI = High-Definition Multimedia Interface
WS = Widescreen

General Internet Abbr.:
AFAIK = As Far As I know
AKA = Also Known As
BTW = By the Way
DNR = Did Not Read
FYI = For Your Information
GTFO = Get the F*** Out
IMHO = In My Honest Opinion
IMO = In My Opinion
IIRC = If I Remember Correctly
IRL = In Real Life
LMK = Let Me Know
LMAO = Laughing my Arse Off
LOL = Laugh out Loud
NP = No Problem
PITA = Pain in the Arse
ROFL = Roll on Floor Laughing
SMH = Shake My Head
TBH = To Be Honest
TY = Thank You
WTF = What the F***
WTH = What the Hell
YW = You're Welcome

Feel free to suggest any abbreviations/words that you think need to be added to the list.
 

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dv8mad

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Since we have other shipping methods there, I would like to add SAL as I typically use it when shipping outside Japan.

SAL = Surface; Air Lifted (It's ground shipping in each country, but air in between.)
 

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OOP = Out Of Print

OCD = Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (here: used for members who are extremely picky in terms of 100% mint and pristine steelbook condition)

DNIRWOBISOAZ = Damn Now I Really Want One But It's Sold Out At Zavvi.
 
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Not sure this applies to SteelBooks but it can be found in the deal threads

YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary

Means that you may not experience the same thing in your store due to a different type of sale or different stock levels.
 

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Since we have other shipping methods there, I would like to add SAL as I typically use it when shipping outside Japan.

SAL = Surface; Air Lifted (It's ground shipping in each country, but air in between.)
Thanks for the reply Sam, I'll add SAL to the list. Question for you - if i send you a package which company delivers it once it arrives in Japan?

Not sure this applies to SteelBooks but it can be found in the deal threads

YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary

Means that you may not experience the same thing in your store due to a different type of sale or different stock levels.
Firstly thanks for the reply - I'll get that added. FYI this list is open to ALL collectable areas, not just steelbooks :)

Hey buddy, you forgot PITA:hilarious:
Don't push me Rick, I'll add your name next to it! :p
 

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FS also means Future Shop and not only For Sale ;)

Ooh, and we can add HMV = HMV :hilarious:
 

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IMO= in my opinion. Took me forever to figure out what that meant. :)
 

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Thanks for the reply Sam, I'll add SAL to the list. Question for you - if i send you a package which company delivers it once it arrives in Japan?
Good question. Typically, it will be Japan Post, but on occasion they do have Sagawa or Kuroneko deliver on their behalf.

In any case, all are top notch services! :LOL:
 

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Great idea for a thread

PPG = PayPal Gift

EE = Extended Edition

DMR = Disney Movie Rewards

ZAVVI = Tossers