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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.Ravenloft
SUL: Strahd’s Unrequited Love
FTDP: Find the Damn Phylactery
VTAAA: Vecna Tries Again, Again, and Again
BIFL: Barovia is for Lovers
DKL: Death Knight, LovelyDark Sun
DMD: Despoilers Must Die
AHSK: All Hail the Sorcerer-Kings
TIYB: Thri-Keen In Your Brain
HCS: Holy Crap, Sand
NGHM: No Gods Here, MateDragonlance
BTMB: By Tanis’ Mighty Beard!
ZIPYF:, Zifnab is Paladine, You Fools
SLHO: Soth Lived Here, Once
OSP: Otik’s Spiced Potatoes
BTC: Before the CalaclysmPlanescape
MCR: Modrons Coming! RUN!
ADWD: Angel Drinking With a Devil
LPB: Lady of Pain, Berk
PIC: Pike It, Cutter!
ADCBAPATWWYBB: Any Door Could Be a Portal and Then Where Would You Be, Blood?Forgotten Realms
WDEHI: Why Doesn’t Elminster Handle It?
DFC: Disease from Chult
HRZD: Harpers Rule, Zhentarim Drool
RBRMBANE: Reality’s Been Rewritten, Must Be a New Edition
TLOMSPBIHDSSASOMPCSBSITPSSTWA: 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 AlaundoSpelljammer
GLG: Giffs Love Guns
TTMAB: To the Moons and Back
FCS: Freaking Crystal Spheres
SIS: 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!
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