Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby smartroad » Tue Aug 25, 2015 2:24 pm

AndyB wrote:A few more for you:

PDT = Point Defence Turret
HSL = Heat Sink Launcher
FWS = Frame shift Wake Scanner
CS = Cargo Scanner
SCB = Shield Cell Bank


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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby Jeffers2112 » Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:03 am

Then there are the explorer's collection;-
ELW - Earth Like World
WW - Water World
TFC - Terraform Candidate
NS - Neutron Star
BH - Black Hole
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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby Flip » Wed Aug 26, 2015 6:18 am

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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby Loriath » Wed Aug 26, 2015 6:51 am

WSS Weak Signal Source - Usually canister, wreckage or small ships
SSS Strong Signal Source - Usually a large wing of ships, or multiple wings that are great for a wing of players to take out. Not meant to takle alone.

TBH To Be Honest
IMHO In my Humble/Honest opinion
TS Team Speak
PTT Push to Talk - Setting for your microphone, used in game or on Team Speak


And this one I am rather fond of:

DILlIGAF - Does it look like a give a Flip?? :evil:
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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby smartroad » Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:46 am

Added more. Would anyone mind looking at my descriptions of ELW, WW, TFC, NS and BH please? I think I am accurate but just to be sure.
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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby Walter » Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:59 am

Surprised that HS - Hyperspace - has slipped through.
And there's RL, whatever that is.
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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby smartroad » Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:01 am

Added Walter :)
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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby Darwin » Wed Aug 26, 2015 11:21 am

UA = Unknown Artifact, a rare item that is being sought and a few have experimented with, linked to a wider story arc, and the subject of the longest thread(s) on the main FD forums
o7 = a salute in greeting
RP = Role play
RL = Real life

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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby smartroad » Wed Aug 26, 2015 12:20 pm

Darwin wrote:UA = Unknown Artifact, a rare item that is being sought and a few have experimented with, linked to a wider story arc, and the subject of the longest thread(s) on the main FD forums
o7 = a salute in greeting
RP = Role play
RL = Real life


Added UA and RP (RL was already there :))

Not sure on o7 though, not something I have seen before?
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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby Loriath » Wed Aug 26, 2015 12:50 pm

O7 is common the 7 is an arm saluting. The O is your head.

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