Diablo® III

Common abbreviations?

A friend got me into the game, but I honestly cant glean any help from these forums because you're all posting in what looks like an entirely different language. Can somebody help me get caught up on the jargon?
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what exactly are you having trouble with?
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What is Mp0-10, WW, IAS, instabrim, etc.?
I see more abbreviations than actual words here.
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MP is monster power (level setting apart from the normal,nightmare,hell,inferno difficulties).
WW is whirlwind
IAS is increased attack speed
CC is crit chance
APOC is arcane power on crit
CD is crit damage
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I went there but it doesn't have what TL:DR means... what does it mean?
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TL:DR

TOO LONG, DIDN'T READ
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Awww, it even has an explanation behind "Aren't you thankful!"

TL:DR means Too long, Didn't read.

It usually signifies that you're trolling the other person by saying that they said too much garbage and it wasn't worth your time to read.
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I went there but it doesn't have what TL:DR means... what does it mean?


That is not diablo lingo, its not even gameing lingo. it applies to forums in general.

Too Long Didnt Read
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instabrim = When you have an unidentified legendary item and you already know it will be a useless item before you identify it. Thus the only purpose left for it is to salvage it into a Brimstone.
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03/07/2013 07:51 PMPosted by Woah
instabrim = When you have an unidentified legendary item and you already know it will be a useless item before you identify it. Thus the only purpose left for it is to salvage it into a Brimstone.


aka (that's Also Known As in case you are really lost) 95% of the legendary stuff you will find.
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03/07/2013 07:48 PMPosted by Drothvader
It usually signifies that you're trolling the other person by saying that they said too much garbage and it wasn't worth your time to read.


NO it does not imply trolling!

Sometimes people will use a lot of words to say something which could have been said more simply.

For instance the principals that I was taught when giving a speech were.

Consise,
Brief,
To the Point!

"This letter is too long because I lacked the time to make it shorter"
- Albert Einstein
Edited by sheltem#1166 on 3/7/2013 7:56 PM PST
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^ Damn that is well said
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^^^
If the long boring paragraphs were well written and interesting we would take the time to read them but could not be bothered to read the ramblings of a disorganised mind
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If the long boring paragraphs were well written and interesting we would take the time to read them but could not be bothered to read the ramblings of a disorganised mind


yes, because it's possible to know the content of a post BEFORE reading it.

i mean...really?
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03/07/2013 05:58 PMPosted by Desno
WW is whirlwind

could also be Wicked Wind on wizard
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03/07/2013 07:45 PMPosted by Rohan
I went there but it doesn't have what TL:DR means... what does it mean?


TLDR
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