Message Board FAQs

Message Board FAQs

What the hell do all of those abbreviations stand for?

Message Board FAQs

AAMOF = as a matter of fact

BBL = be back later

BF = boyfriend or best friend

BIL = brother-in-law

BRB = be right back

BTDT = been there, done that

BTW = by the way

BAK = back at keyboard

BBS = be back soon

BBFN = bye bye for now

BFN = bye for now

CWIM = see what I mean

DB = dear boyfriend

DC = dear child

DD = dear daughter

DF = dear fiancee

DG = dear girlfriend

DH = dear husband

DS = dear son

DSD = dear stepdaughter

DSS = dear stepson

DW = dear wife

EA = emotional affair

FIL = father-in-law

FML = fuck my life

FTR = for the record

FTW = for the win

FWIW = for what it’s worth

FYI = for your information

FFS = for fuck’s sake

GMTA = great minds think alike

GTG = got to go

HTH = hope this helps

IDK = I don’t know

IMHO = in my humble opinion

IMNSHO = in my not so humble opinion

IMO = in my opinion

IRL = in real life

J/J = just joking

J/K = just kidding

KWIM = know what I mean

LMAO = laughing my ass off

LOL = laughing out loud

LOLROF = laughing out load, rolling on floor

LTNS = long time no see LOL laughing out loud

MIL = mother-in-law

MYOB = mind your own business

NMS = not my style

NP = no problem

OC = original confessor

OMG = oh my gosh

OP = original poster

OT = off topic

OW = other woman

POV = point of view

PP = previous poster

ROFL = rolling on floor laughing

ROFLMAO = rolling on floor laughing my ass off

ROFLOL = rolling on floor laughing out loud

SAHD = stay-at-home dad

SAHM = stay-at-home mom

SAHP stay-at-home parent

SIL = sister-in-law

SO = significant other

SOL = shit out of luck

TMI = too much information

TIA = thanks in advance

TTFN = tata for now

TTYL = talk to you later

WAH = work at home

WB = welcome back

W/E = whatever

WTF = What the fuck

WTG = way to go

WOH = work out of the home

YW = you’re welcome


How do I change or edit my profile? Photo tutorials on how to do this can be found here.

How do I tag someone? Put the “@” symbol directly before their username (no space)

How do I edit comments or quote someone? Tutorial here.

How do I flag inappropriate content? Tutorial here.

How do I change what notifications I get? Tutorial here.

How do I start a private message? Tutorial here.

How do I start a new discussion from a phone? Tutorial here.

How do I share a photo? Tutorial here.

How do I delete my account? Any one of our Community Managers can deactivate your account for you. Members wishing to leave the community may do so at any time. However, Scary Mommy reserves the right to use all message board postings, confessions, and comments anonymously, in any medium. Which means, your account will be deactivated, your profile photo will be removed, and all activity from your profile wall will be removed, but all of your message board comments will remain. If you feel you have posted something that specifically needs to be removed, such as personal information, please let our CMs know where to find that post so that they can remove it for you.

If you’re having trouble logging into your account, need to change your username/password or have any other issues, please reach out to one of the community managers: Sammie, Mikki and Love.  They’re here to help!