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The Geekhack Glossary
« on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 10:52:01 »
Welcome to the Geekhack Glossary!

We will collect common terms and abbreviations with a short and precise definition here. This glossary is mainly directed at new members who might not understand what certain abbreviations or terms mean that are commonly used on GH. If you read a term somewhere in the forums but don't know its meaning or if you think that some term needs an explanation feel free to reply to this thread, we will then add a new entry to the glossary.
If there are any mistakes please report them as well by replying to this thread.

To search the glossary, you can use your browsers search function, usually activated by pressing Ctrl + F.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 10:52:15 »
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*%General note: Percentages usually refer to the amount of keys in comparison to a standard ANSI layout.
40%A minimal keyboard layout reduced to letters and a few modifier keys.
60%A keyboard layout consisting of just the main cluster without the numpad, function row, arrow cluster and navigation cluster. Also refers to keyboards with a compressed layout that has about the same size.
75%A compressed keyboard layout without a numberpad. Usually has one more row and one more column in comparison to a 60%.
80%See "tenkeyless".


A
ABSAbbreviation for acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, a common type of plastic used for keycaps.
APLA programming language that uses special symbols in its syntax.
ATmegaA microcontroller that can be used as a keyboard controller.


B
Battleship, battlecruiserA keyboard bigger than full-size, often with 122 keys.
BINAbbreviation for "buy it now".
BNIBAbbreviation for "brand new in box".
BSPBSP Europe, a keycap manufacturer.
Buckling Spring [BS]A clicky spring-over-membrane key mechanism, typically found on IBM/Lexmark/Unicomp keyboards. There is also a capacitive variant without a membrane.


C
CherryA switch, keyboard and formerly keycap manufacturer.
ClickClack [CC, Clack Factory, Clark]GH user who makes custom keycaps; also refers to these keycaps, the most common of which features a stylised skull.
CONUSAbbreviation for Contiguous United States, referring to the 48 adjoining U.S. states between Canada and Mexico and the District of Columbia.
Cooler Master Storm [CM, CM Storm]A keyboard brand, sells keyboards such as the QFR. The gaming division of Cooler Master.
CostarA keyboard manufacturer.


D
DCSThe cylindrical keycap profile used by Signature Plastics. This is the profile closest to Cherry.
DeckA keyboard brand.
Deskthority [DT]A mechanical keyboard focused forum similar to Geekhack.
DiatecDiatec is a coportation that makes power supplies, PC peripherals, and keyboards under the brand name "Filco".
DibsUsed when claiming or reserving something.
Doubleshot [DS]A method to print legends on a key.
DSAThe short spherical keycap profile used by Signature Plastics.
DuckyA keyboard manufacturer.
DyesubA method to print legends on a key.


E
EliteKeyboards [EK]Website that sells keyboards such as Leopold and Topre. Also stocks keycaps and accessories like keypullers and lube.


F
FilcoA keyboard brand.


G
GHAbbreviation for Geekhack.
GIDAbbreviation for "glow in the dark".
GLWS [GLW*]Abbreviation of "good luck with sale", also used with trade, buy, etc.
GMKGMK Electronic Design, a keycap manufacturer. GMK bought the old Cherry ABS molds and is producing new caps from the Cherry molds; they are new "Cherry" keycaps.
Group Buy [GB]An organized purchase by a group to reduce pricing or to reach a MOQ.


I
Interest Check [IC]A survey to get an idea if there is interest in a product or group buy.
iOneA keyboard manufacturer.


K
KBDMania [kbdmania.net, kbd]A korean mechanical keyboard focused forum similar to Geekhack.
Korean custom keyboardRefers to custom keyboards from Korea that are made in small numbers and usually come with a metal case. Depending on the model they are also programmable.
KTODRefers to a series of threads called Keyboard Talk of the Day.


M
Massdrop [MD]A commercial vendor that organizes sales similar to group buys.
MechanicalKeyboards.com [MK, MK.com]A website that sells mechanical keyboards and keyboard accessories.
Mechanical Keyboards Subreddit [/r/mech]Subforum on Reddit focused on mechanical keyboards.
Moogle Compatibility Kit [Moogle]A set of additional keys to make a keycap set with a non-standard layout compatible for a standard ANSI layout. Here's a picture from Ovoxo that shows the keys it usually includes.
MOQAbbreviation of "minimum order quantity".


N
NIBAbbreviation for "new in box".
NOSAbbreviation for "new old stock", unsold stock of a product that is no longer produced.


O
OGOriginal, abbreviation for original gangster.
OPAbbreviation for original post or poster, referring to the person who opened the thread or the first post in the thread.
OnTheDesk [otd.kr, OTD]A korean mechanical keyboard focused forum similar to Geekhack.
Overclock.net [OCN]A technology related forum.


P
PBTAbbreviation for polybutylene terephthalate, a type of plastic used for keycaps.
PimpMyKeyboard [PMK]A website from Signature Plastics.
Potato [picture]A photo with miserable quality.
POMPolyoxymethylene, a type of plastic used for keycaps.
Point of sale [POS]Used to reference cash register keyboards.


Q
QuickFire Rapid [QFR]A keyboard made by CM Storm.


R
RosewillA keyboard brand.
Rubberdome [RD]Rubber dome over membrane switch. Used in non-mechanical keyboards.


S
SAThe tall spherical keycap profile used by Signature Plastics.
Shine [DSII, DS2, DSIII, DS3]A keyboard series made by Ducky.
SPSignature Plastics, a keycap manufacturer.
SSKAbbreviation for space saving keyboard, a tenkeyless buckling-spring keyboard originally from IBM.
Stabilizers [Stabs]A mechanism that enables pressing down large keys without hitting their center.


T
TeensyA small development board that is often used as a keyboard controller.
Tenkeyless [TKL, 80%]A keyboard layout without a numpad.
TG3 ElectronicsAn input device manufacturer that is also the parent company of Deck.
Tsangan Compatibility Kit [Tsangan]A set of additional keys to make a keycap set compatible with non-standard layouts. Here's a picture from Hashbaz that shows the keys it usually includes.
TWAbbreviation for "testing waters", synonym for an interest check.


W
WASD KeyboardsA keyboard and keycap manufacturer.
Winkeyless [WKL]A keyboard layout without Windows and menu keys, featuring larger Ctrl and Alt keys.
WTS [WT*]Abbreviation of "want to sell", also used with trade, buy, etc.
WTTFAbbreviation of "want to trade for".


Y
Year of the Bull [YotB]A keyboard by Ducky released 2009.
Year of the Dragon [YotD]A TKL backlit keyboard by Ducky with black case and new backlighting modes, released 2012.
Year of the Rabbit [YotR]A full size non-backlit keyboard by Ducky with a white case and PBT keycaps, released 2011.
Year of the Snake [YotS]A full size backlit keyboard by Ducky with an aluminium case top and a snake space bar, released 2013.
Year of the Tiger [YotT]A full size non-backlit keyboard by Ducky with a black case and PBT keycaps, released 2010.
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 10:52:44 »
-GLOSSARY PT2-
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 10:53:11 »
Stuff that still needs to be done:
-Suggestions! ;)

If you want to help and make entry suggestions, it would be nice if you could put them already in tags like this to save some time:
Code: [Select]
[tr]
[td][b]NAME[/b][/td]
[td]DEFINITION[/td]
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Thank you!
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 10:55:50 »
Do you want suggestions also?

If so 'potato pic', that confuses many new people.

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #5 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:04:13 »
Do you want suggestions also?

If so 'potato pic', that confuses many new people.

Of course, just spam (pun not intended) this thread with suggestions! :)

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #6 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:25:46 »
Vintage - buzzword created to make users think that old switches feel smoother, thus should be purchased at a nice premium when they would have just sat in a box. In reality, this can't be corroborated with any factual evidence. In fact, statements have shown that "vintage" switches are just like any other switch and different batches result in small differences.

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:28:44 »
Cherry and OEM-profile, it was confusing when I joined I remember.
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #8 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:29:57 »
Cherry and OEM-profile, it was confusing when I joined I remember.

Already on its way :)

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #9 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:35:27 »
I'm NOT a fan of the shine discussion here. This should just explain what the phrases mean. Can we edit that out of ABS, PBT, and POM?

This list should be objective as possible and not be leading.
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #10 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:40:42 »
I'm NOT a fan of the shine discussion here. This should just explain what the phrases mean. Can we edit that out of ABS, PBT, and POM?

This list should be objective as possible and not be leading.

I took it out. Should the differences between the plastics even be mentioned at all?

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #11 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:42:45 »
I'm not sure. I envisioned this as just a phrase/abbreviation guide. Like a supplement to someone's reading while they're going through threads. I think there's enough info everywhere on the differences on the plastics.

Thoughts everyone? Let us know what you think. BlueBär what are you thinking?
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:45:22 »
I'm really not sure, you're right that it should be a definition and just a definition, but I still see that question getting asked from time to time.

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #13 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 11:48:25 »
Yeah, I like the idea of a Glossary, where you can go to look up terms you don't know yet.

It should be linked in the nav bar at the top of the page, when complete. Just a single, locked, one-post thread.

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:00:42 »
YES this is what we need. I was going to suggest this a month or so ago when I first really got into this.

I think stuff like tsangan and possibly things like stabs (stabilizers, but people love calling them that which confuses noobs)

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #15 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:01:59 »
HPE1000, what other stuff do you have in mind? "Stuff" isn't as helpful as "Tsangan" or "Stabs". Suggestions are a good thing :D.
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« Reply #16 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:04:05 »
HPE1000, what other stuff do you have in mind? "Stuff" isn't as helpful as "Tsangan" or "Stabs". Suggestions are a good thing :D.
:P I will think about it and post whenever something comes to mind, it is blank right now.

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« Reply #17 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:04:46 »
Tsangan Compatibility Kit (tsangan)
Moogle Compatibility Kit (moogle)

Winkeyless (WKL)
Tenkeyless (TKL)
Double Shot (DS, doubleshot)

Deskthority (deskthority.net, DT)
kbdmania (kbdmania.net, kbd)
OnTheDesk (otd.kr, OTD)
OverClock.Net (OCN)

QuickFire Rapid (QFR)
Costar
Cherry
Ducky
Shine (DSII, DS2, DSIII, DS3)
Filco
Majestouch (Majestouch-2, MJ-2)
Diatec
Rosewill

LoL
CoD
BF4
BL2
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #18 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:07:05 »
I'm going to continue adding stuff all evening, so keep on suggesting :thumb:

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #19 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:07:36 »
MechanicalKeyboards.com (MK or MK.com)
Mechanical Keyboards sub-reddit (/r/mech)

OnTheDesk can also be OTD
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #20 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:10:52 »
Cherry stabilizer-Looks like mini switches
Costar stabilizer-The metal bars


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Dyesub
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« Reply #21 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:12:31 »
Cherry stabilizer-Looks like mini switches
Costar stabilizer-The metal bars


Doubleshot
Dyesub
Laser Etched
Engraved

I think those things need to be in the wiki, for sure, but a glossary would just be to explain confusing terms. Like stabs, as you said. And DS, when people mean double shot.

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« Reply #22 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:16:17 »
Cherry stabilizer-Looks like mini switches
Costar stabilizer-The metal bars


Doubleshot
Dyesub
Laser Etched
Engraved

I think those things need to be in the wiki, for sure, but a glossary would just be to explain confusing terms. Like stabs, as you said. And DS, when people mean double shot.
Okay, I will keep that in mind :)

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #23 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:17:21 »
Should the entry for Tsangan etc. contain a description of its contents (ie. 1.5 Ctrl and Alt,...)?

Also:
LoL
CoD
BF4
BL2

Shouldn't we limit it on keyboard terms?
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #24 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:20:49 »
Maybe just a link to a picture of a tsangan kit. Same with a moogle kit and the cherry/costar stabs.
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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #25 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:20:56 »
Should the entry for Tsangan etc. contain a description of its contents (ie. 1.5 Ctrl and Alt,...)?

Something like that, yes.

Also:
LoL
CoD
BF4
BL2

Shouldn't we limit it on keyboard terms?


Yeah, I know...but those terms get bandied about on here, and sometimes it confuses me. :)

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« Reply #26 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:39:25 »
Wow... the vintage man is attempting to keep me down and quiet. ROW ROW FIGHT THE POWER

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #27 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 13:12:07 »
How would you define Filco and Diatec?

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« Reply #28 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 13:41:35 »
Diatec is a coportation that makes power supplies, PC peripherals, and keyboards under the brand name "Filco".

Diatec info page

Diatec is the coporation
Filco is the keyboard brand name.

Just like how Kimberly-Clark sells tissue paper under their brand name "Kleenex".



Another abbreviation: Click Clack Keycap (CC or Clack or Clark)



And should we rename this to GeekHack Glossary? Or do we think Dictionary works?

Edit: Should the entry read "DT - Deskthority, another keyboard forum/community"? instead of "Deskthority [DT]?
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« Reply #29 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 14:32:41 »
Nice work with this thread. Thumbs up! :thumb:

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Re: The Geekhack Dictionary
« Reply #30 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 14:45:36 »
Diatec is a coportation that makes power supplies, PC peripherals, and keyboards under the brand name "Filco".

Diatec info page

Diatec is the coporation
Filco is the keyboard brand name.

Just like how Kimberly-Clark sells tissue paper under their brand name "Kleenex".

Got it, thx. I knew they we're associated but didn't know how to phrase it.

And should we rename this to GeekHack Glossary? Or do we think Dictionary works?

Yeah, glossary might work better.

Edit: Should the entry read "DT - Deskthority, another keyboard forum/community"? instead of "Deskthority [DT]?

I put the abbreviations and other forms of the terms in brackets except if the abbreviation is normally used, ABS for example.

Nice work with this thread. Thumbs up! :thumb:

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #31 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 14:50:10 »
More abbreviations:

CoolerMaster (CM)
Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #32 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 14:59:06 »
Filco/Diatec and Rosewill keyboards are made by Costar. Should they still be called a manufacturer? Is there a better term?

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #33 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 15:01:38 »
Costar's definition can be found on the DT Wiki. They are an ODM.
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #34 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 16:12:33 »
Fantastic idea!  And should be linked from the Simple Questions thread.

Some humble suggestions:

CC - see ClickClack
ClickClack - a GH user who makes custom keycaps; also refers to these keycaps, the most common of which features a stylised skull
Clack Factory - ClickClack's business name (?)
Clark - mispronunciation of "Clack", as in "Click Clark"
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #35 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 16:33:00 »
I united them to one short entry since they are all referring to each other in some way, but I really liked your definition - thanks!

I'm done for today - the glossary is 2652 characters long right now (with BBCode about twice as much), not bad for a single day. Again thanks to everyone who contributed!

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« Reply #36 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 16:47:44 »
Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes! As Daniel Bryan would say :D

Finally it's here, I've been waiting for this since you told me about this. This will help me and other newbies at mechanical keyboard stuff. I hope the glossary/wiki will grow into some fine piece of knowledgable facts!
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #37 on: Fri, 08 November 2013, 12:46:39 »
Hm, what about Topre being called Thorpe now?
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #38 on: Fri, 08 November 2013, 14:58:04 »
Excellent work. Impressed.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #39 on: Sun, 10 November 2013, 11:52:53 »
Hm, what about Topre being called Thorpe now?
But why is that way?
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #40 on: Sun, 10 November 2013, 14:22:12 »
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

Ị̸͚̯̲́ͤ̃͑̇̑ͯ̊̂͟ͅs̞͚̩͉̝̪̲͗͊ͪ̽̚̚ ̭̦͖͕̑́͌ͬͩ͟t̷̻͔̙̑͟h̹̠̼͋ͤ͋i̤̜̣̦̱̫͈͔̞ͭ͑ͥ̌̔s̬͔͎̍̈ͥͫ̐̾ͣ̔̇͘ͅ ̩̘̼͆̐̕e̞̰͓̲̺̎͐̏ͬ̓̅̾͠͝ͅv̶̰͕̱̞̥̍ͣ̄̕e͕͙͖̬̜͓͎̤̊ͭ͐͝ṇ̰͎̱̤̟̭ͫ͌̌͢͠ͅ ̳̥̦ͮ̐ͤ̎̊ͣ͡͡n̤̜̙̺̪̒͜e̶̻̦̿ͮ̂̀c̝̘̝͖̠̖͐ͨͪ̈̐͌ͩ̀e̷̥͇̋ͦs̢̡̤ͤͤͯ͜s͈̠̉̑͘a̱͕̗͖̳̥̺ͬͦͧ͆̌̑͡r̶̟̖̈͘ỷ̮̦̩͙͔ͫ̾ͬ̔ͬͮ̌?̵̘͇͔͙ͥͪ͞ͅ

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #41 on: Sun, 10 November 2013, 15:00:58 »
Should switches be added? And if so, which ones?

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #42 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 03:33:28 »
I am still new here, nice thread guys!

GH  :-[
GB
GLWS
MOQ
« Last Edit: Mon, 18 November 2013, 03:58:52 by catbuster »
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #43 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 03:59:07 »
I am still new here, nice thread guys!

GH  :-[
GB
GLWS

If you're asking what they mean:

GH = Geekhack
GB = group buy
GLWS = good luck with sale
GLWT = good luck with trade
GLWB = good luck with (wanted to) buy
GLWA = good luck with auction
GLWTW = good luck with testing water

It sometimes seems like a whole other language.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

Ị̸͚̯̲́ͤ̃͑̇̑ͯ̊̂͟ͅs̞͚̩͉̝̪̲͗͊ͪ̽̚̚ ̭̦͖͕̑́͌ͬͩ͟t̷̻͔̙̑͟h̹̠̼͋ͤ͋i̤̜̣̦̱̫͈͔̞ͭ͑ͥ̌̔s̬͔͎̍̈ͥͫ̐̾ͣ̔̇͘ͅ ̩̘̼͆̐̕e̞̰͓̲̺̎͐̏ͬ̓̅̾͠͝ͅv̶̰͕̱̞̥̍ͣ̄̕e͕͙͖̬̜͓͎̤̊ͭ͐͝ṇ̰͎̱̤̟̭ͫ͌̌͢͠ͅ ̳̥̦ͮ̐ͤ̎̊ͣ͡͡n̤̜̙̺̪̒͜e̶̻̦̿ͮ̂̀c̝̘̝͖̠̖͐ͨͪ̈̐͌ͩ̀e̷̥͇̋ͦs̢̡̤ͤͤͯ͜s͈̠̉̑͘a̱͕̗͖̳̥̺ͬͦͧ͆̌̑͡r̶̟̖̈͘ỷ̮̦̩͙͔ͫ̾ͬ̔ͬͮ̌?̵̘͇͔͙ͥͪ͞ͅ

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #44 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 07:03:57 »
All added. Also added WTS/WT*.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #45 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 08:44:20 »
GLWS

Apparently also can be, 'Good Luck With Search'

Need to add

GLWG260P2D

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #46 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 09:09:27 »
GLWG260P2D

Did your head fall on your keyboard by accident? :))
What is that supposed to be?

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #47 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 09:10:31 »
Good luck with getting to 60 posts today.

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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #48 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 09:14:37 »
GLWG260P2D

Did your head fall on your keyboard by accident? :))
What is that supposed to be?

I like your explanation way more BlueBär! :P
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Re: The Geekhack Glossary
« Reply #49 on: Mon, 18 November 2013, 09:15:52 »
GLWG260P2D

Did your head fall on your keyboard by accident? :))
What is that supposed to be?

I like your explanation way more BlueBär! :P

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