I wrote a tweet Monday night, playing off of a meme, and it went a little viral.
Is your child texting about Dungeons & Dragons?
LOL: Loads of Liches
FFS: Feather Fall Saves
LMAO: Longswords, Maces, Armor, Oozes
TTYS: Tell the Treant You're Sorry
STFU: Subterranean Tunnels, Frightening Underdark
IMO: In Mordenkainen's Opinion
— Tracy (@TheOtherTracy) January 30, 2018
It got me to thinking: every culture has its own acronyms, so why not cultures in the D&D settings? So, for your convenience and entertainment, here are the most popular acronyms in some of my favorite D&D settings.
SUL: Strahd’s Unrequited Love
FTDP:Â Find the Damn Phylactery
VTAAA:Â Vecna Tries Again, Again, and Again
BIFL:Â Barovia is for Lovers
DKL:Â Death Knight, Lovely
DMD:Â Despoilers Must Die
AHSK: All Hail the Sorcerer-Kings
TIYB:Â Thri-Kreen In Your Brain
HCS: Holy Crap, Sand
NGHM: No Gods Here, Mate
BTMB:Â By Tanis’ Mighty Beard!
ZIPYF:, Zifnab is Paladine, You Fools
SLHO: Soth Lived Here, Once
OSP:Â Otik’s Spiced Potatoes
BTC:Â Before the Cataclysm
MCR:Â Modrons Coming! RUN!
ADWD:Â Angel Drinking With a Devil
LPB:Â Lady of Pain, Berk
PIC:Â Pike It, Cutter!
ADCBAPATWWYBB:Â Any Door Could Be a Portal and Then Where Would You Be, Blood?
WDEHI:Â Why Doesn’t Elminster Handle It?
DFC: Disease from Chult
HRZD:Â Harpers Rule, Zhentarim Drool
RBRMBANE:Â Reality’s Been Rewritten, Must Be a New Edition
TLOMSPBIHDSSASOMPCSBSITPSSTWA:Â The Lord of Murder Shall Perish, But in His Doom Shall Spawn a Score of Mortal Progeny, Chaos Shall Be Sown in Their Passage, So Sayeth the Wise Alaundo
GLG: Giffs Love Guns
TTMAB:Â To the Moons and Back
FCS: Freaking Crystal Spheres
SIS:Â Screw Illithids, Seriously
MGSHFR: Miniature Giant Space Hamster, Really??
Have any acronyms you think would come up in these settings? Drop them in the comments!