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  • Commonly Used Abbreviations

    Some abbreviations commonly in use on this website that may help in your enjoyment and understanding.

    Other abbreviations commonly in use on the 'net can be found here.

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    EC = The Eternal Champion

    IG = Image Gallery (or Image Hive, as it is now.)

    JC = Jerry Cornelius

    MM = Michael Moorcock or Moorcock's Miscellany

    MWM = Moorcock's Weekly Miscellany. The previous name of this site, still commonly used to distinguish from MM (Mike).

    Nomads = The Nomads of the Time Streams are a group of fans devoted to the writings and music of Michael Moorcock, who publish the Time Centre Times (TCT), a 32-60 page quarterly newsletter that features contributions from Mike.*

    NW = New Worlds Magazine. I think Wikipedia can explain better than me.

    PX = Prototype-X. The Magazine of Cognitive Fiction created by Perdix. Also the forum which offered a haven for the users of this site after the cracking event . M(W)M's users killed it through weight of traffic.

    S&S = Sword and Sorcery. An alternative name for the Fantasy genre. Also the forum set up by Azariel after(?) the cracking event that ended this site's previous incarnation.

    *I am unsure how up to date this information is.

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    Many books are refered to by the initial letters of their titles (e.g. TRotR = The Revenge of the Rose, or TAoUPaCCitTC = The Adventures Of Una Persson And Catherine Cornelius In The Twentieth Century) but this usually happens after the book has been mentioned in a thread two or three times.

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    If you have any questions, additions, or corrections please post them. Where applicable I will edit my original post and ask the mods to delete the one reporting it. (Crediting everyone who helps, of course.)

    Hopefully, when this site reaches its full potential, I will be able to link to articles in our very own Wikiverse.
    Last edited by Governor of Rowe Island; 07-11-2006, 12:40 PM.
    You see, it's... it's no good, Montag. We've all got to be alike. The only way to be happy is for everyone to be made equal.

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    "I am an observer of life, a non-participant who takes no sides. I am in the regimented society, but not of it." Moondog, 1964

  • #2
    How about NW for New Worlds? That seems to crop up quite often.

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    • #3
      I can't thank you enough for this, Governor. Not too long ago I finally learned where MWM is from, and thanks to you I know what TRotR is!
      Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.
      -Yousuf Karsh

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      • #4
        But do you know what TAoUPaCCitTC is, Rose?
        _"For an eternity Allard was alone in an icy limbo where all the colours were bright and sharp and comfortless.
        _For another eternity Allard swam through seas without end, all green and cool and deep, where distorted creatures drifted, sometimes attacking him.
        _And then, at last, he had reached the real world – the world he had created, where he was God and could create or destroy whatever he wished.
        _He was supremely powerful. He told planets to destroy themselves, and they did. He created suns. Beautiful women flocked to be his. Of all men, he was the mightiest. Of all gods, he was the greatest."

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        • #5
          wtf = what the fuck
          Infinite complexity according to simple rules.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by David Mosley
            But do you know what TAoUPaCCitTC is, Rose?
            Good one! It took ten minutes of staring at the bookshelf, but I finally got it. I might have got it sooner if mine wasn't inside ACC.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by David Mosley
              But do you know what TAoUPaCCitTC is, Rose?
              Oooohhh... damn!
              I don't, and I have failed miserably.
              (The swallow question scene with the wizard in MP's Holy Grail comes to mind...)

              I'm not through yet!!!!
              I'll find it!
              Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.
              -Yousuf Karsh

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              • #8
                Thank you Rose, it has served it's purpose.


                Originally posted by Herr Fuchs
                wtf = what the fuck
                There's always someone who has to lower the tone.

                Last edited by Governor of Rowe Island; 07-11-2006, 12:42 PM.
                You see, it's... it's no good, Montag. We've all got to be alike. The only way to be happy is for everyone to be made equal.

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                Image Hive :-: Wikiverse :-: Media Hive

                :-: Onsite Offerings :-:


                "I am an observer of life, a non-participant who takes no sides. I am in the regimented society, but not of it." Moondog, 1964

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                • #9
                  The Adventures of Una Persson and Catherine Cornelius in the Twentieth Century

                  Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.
                  -Yousuf Karsh

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                  • #10
                    Three Chinese Cheers....

                    FOOEY
                    FOOEY
                    FOOEY


                    Good job Rose.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by voilodian ghagnasdiak
                      Three Chinese Cheers....

                      FOOEY
                      FOOEY
                      FOOEY


                      Good job Rose.


                      My cheat sheet was, again, the Bibliography I printed out last year from M(W)M. A bit dog-eared now, but my only reference
                      Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.
                      -Yousuf Karsh

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                      • #12
                        Very well done.

                        You can go have that drink now.
                        _"For an eternity Allard was alone in an icy limbo where all the colours were bright and sharp and comfortless.
                        _For another eternity Allard swam through seas without end, all green and cool and deep, where distorted creatures drifted, sometimes attacking him.
                        _And then, at last, he had reached the real world – the world he had created, where he was God and could create or destroy whatever he wished.
                        _He was supremely powerful. He told planets to destroy themselves, and they did. He created suns. Beautiful women flocked to be his. Of all men, he was the mightiest. Of all gods, he was the greatest."

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                        • #13
                          I, too, played a little trick on you Rose. I added that book to my examples of abbreviated book titles as soon as I saw David's challenge.
                          You see, it's... it's no good, Montag. We've all got to be alike. The only way to be happy is for everyone to be made equal.

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                          Image Hive :-: Wikiverse :-: Media Hive

                          :-: Onsite Offerings :-:


                          "I am an observer of life, a non-participant who takes no sides. I am in the regimented society, but not of it." Moondog, 1964

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                          • #14
                            the list of abbreviations idea and the list itself is delightful!

                            "With a deep, not-unhappy sigh, Elric prepared to do battle with an army." (Red Pearls)
                            - Michael Moorcock

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                            • #15
                              Thank you, lemec. We didn't want anyone to feel like they were missing out on something or being excluded, because of the use of unexplained jargon.

                              Now I've read it, I can see it ties in with this site's Code of Conduct.
                              You see, it's... it's no good, Montag. We've all got to be alike. The only way to be happy is for everyone to be made equal.

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                              Image Hive :-: Wikiverse :-: Media Hive

                              :-: Onsite Offerings :-:


                              "I am an observer of life, a non-participant who takes no sides. I am in the regimented society, but not of it." Moondog, 1964

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