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Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

This is a discussion on Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean? within the Cigar Questions forums, part of the General Cigar Discussion category; Thanks to: PDS...05-20-2008 What does that mean? Stogie...03-07-2007 http://www.puff.com/forums/vb/questi...does-mean.html Also thanks to user Volt for taking the "What does that ...

  
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    Elder Puffer Fish Leader


     

    Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    Thanks to:

    PDS...05-20-2008 What does that mean?

    Stogie...03-07-2007 http://www.puff.com/forums/vb/questi...does-mean.html

    Also thanks to user Volt for taking the "What does that mean" thread and putting all the acronyms in one place.

    Cigar Related Terms
    B&M = Brick and Mortar – physical store to purchase tobacco in
    BOMB = unsolicited gift (short answer)
    BOTL = Brother of the Leaf
    CA = Cigar Aficionado
    CAS = Cigar Acquisition Syndrome
    CC = Cuban cigar
    Cab = Cabinet...wooden sliding top box containing 50 sticks...
    Dog Rocket= A really terrible cigar.
    Dry box = Putting cigars you intend to smoke in the near future in a box (typically a desktop humidor) to lower their RH (dry them out a bit). Some here (me) prefer to smoke many Cuban cigars at a lower RH than they typically store them at. You can do it randomly, relying on the lower ambient RH in your room or as I do with 60% RH beads in the humidor.
    Herf = A gathering of people enjoying cigars and the company of each other
    ISOM = Island South of Miami (i.e. Cuba)
    LLG = Lowland Gorillas (members of this club)
    MAW - Make a Wish
    “Newb”, “Newbie”- relatively new to cigar smoking
    ROTT = Right Off The Truck
    SBN - Semi Boite Nature, a wooden box with a flat, hinged lid and a clasp
    SOTL = Sister of the Leaf


    Cigars
    898UV = 898 Unvarnished
    898V = 898 Varnished
    AF - Arturo Fuente
    AFSS - Arturo Fuente Short Story
    AVSG=Ashton Virgin Sun Grown
    BBF= Bolivar Belicos Finos
    BBMF - (Special Release Opus) Big Bad Mother F&^%#$
    BCG = Bolivar Coronas Gigantes
    BCJ = Bolivar Corona Jr.
    Beli = Belicoso
    Boli = Bolivar
    BRC= Bolivar Royal Corona
    BTL = Hemingway Between The Lines
    CE = Corona Extra
    CF = Cigar Family
    CG = Corona Gorda
    Cohibo = Fake Cohiba
    Connie - Consuerga
    CoRo = Cohiba Robusto
    CS = Conneticut Shade Wrapper or Choix Supreme (ERDM)
    DC= Double Corona
    DP = Davidoff Dom Perignon
    DR = Dominican Republic
    EL = Edition Limitada
    EPI 1 = Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No 1
    EPI 2 = Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No 2
    Epi#1 = HdM Epicure No. 1
    Epi#2 = HdM Epicure No. 2
    ERDM = El Rey Del Mundo
    Fauxhiba = Fake Cohiba
    FFOX = Fuente Fuente Opus X
    HB = Davidoff Haut Brione
    HC = Havana Club Cuban Rum
    HdM = Hoyo de Monterrey
    - HdM DC = Hoyo de Monterrey Double Corona
    - HdM Epi#1 = Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 1
    - HdM Epi#2 = Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 2
    HU = H. Upmann
    HU2 = H Upmann #2
    HUSW = H Uppman Sir Winston
    JdN = Joya de nicaragua
    JL = Juan Lopez
    JL1 = Juan Lopez Seleccion No 1
    JL2 = Juan Lopez Seleccion No 2
    LBMF - (Special Release Opus) Lil' Bad Mother F&^%#$
    LCDH = La Casa del Habano
    LGC = La Gloria Cubana
    LGCT= La Gloria Cubana Tainos
    LGC7 - La Gloria Cubana Series 7
    LGT= La Gloria Cubana Tainos
    Luci = Partagas Lusitania
    Mad, Maddie = Maduro
    Mag46 = H. Upmann Magnum 46
    MC = Montecristo
    -MC#1 = Montecristo No. 1
    -MC#2 = Montecristo No. 2
    -MC#3 = Montecristo No. 3, etc.
    MCA = Montecristo A
    Monte = Montecristo
    - Monte#1 = Montecristo No. 1
    - Monte#2 = Montecristo No. 2
    - Monte#5 = Montecristo No. 5, etc.
    Nat = Natural
    Nattie = natural (cameroon, Conneticut Shade, etc.)
    NC = Non-Cuban
    OSG=Original Sun Grown
    PAM = Padron Anniversario Maduro
    PAN = Padron Anniversario Natural
    PBP = Punch Black Prince
    PC = Petit Corona
    PERF X = FFOX Perfexcion X
    PLPC = Por Larranaga Petit Corona
    PP = Punch Punch
    PSD4 = Partagas Series D No.4
    RA = Ramon Allones
    RAG = Ramon Allones Gigantes
    RAPC = Rampn Allones Petit Corona
    RASCC = Ramon Allones Small Club Corona
    RASS = Ramon Allones Specially Selected
    RG = Rafael Gonzalez
    RP - Rocky Patel
    RS = Royal Selection
    RyJ = Romeo y Julieta
    RyJ CF = Romeo y Julieta Celestiales Finos
    RyJ EX4 = Romeo y Julieta Exhition No 4
    RyJ POW = Romeo y Julieta Prince of Wales
    SC = San Cristobal de La Habana
    Shark = Arturo Fuente Anejo #77
    Sig I, II, III, etc = Cohiba Siglo sizes
    SLB = Slide Lid Box
    SLR = Saint Louis Rey
    SP = Sancho Panza
    SPB= Sancho Panza Belicosos
    SPBeli = Sancho Panza Belicoso
    SS = Super Selection
    TPC = Tres Petit Corona
    Trini = Trinidad
    UTS = Hemingway Untold Story
    VR = Vega Robaina
    VRDA = Vegas Robaina Don Alejandros
    VRDA= Vegas Robaina Don Alejandro
    VRU= Vegas Robaina Unicos
    VSG = Ashton Virgin Sun Grown
    WOA = Hemingway Work of Art
    WOAM = Work of Art Maduro
    WOAN - Work of Art Natural
    xXx = Opus X^3 (Power Ranger)

    Message Acronyms:
    all posts in upper case = YELLING
    AFK - Away From The Keyboard
    ASAP = as soon as possible
    ASC = alt.smokers.cigars (a USENET Newsgroup)
    BBL - Be Back Later
    BLUF = bottom line up front
    BRB - Be Right Back
    BTW - By The Way
    BUMP - A way of reviving a thread
    Buttnugget = Flipflop
    CUL - See You Later
    FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
    Fog = F'in Old Guy - someone who has been around here too long
    FTG = Friendly Trading Gorrila/Guy
    FWIW - For What It's Worth
    FYI - For Your Information
    HTF - Hard to Find
    HTH- Hope That Helps
    IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
    IMNSHO - In My Not-So-Humble Opinion
    IMO - In My Opinion
    IOT = in order to
    JAFO=just another f'n observer
    L8R - Later
    LMAO = Laughing My @ss off
    LMFAO = take a guess
    LOL = Laughing Out Loud
    MO = Our friend in London :-)
    MOAB= Mother of all Bombs
    NSFW = Not Safe For Work
    NSTR = nothing significant to report
    OIC - Oh I See
    PIF = pay it forward
    PITA= Pain in the A$$
    ROFL = Rolling On Floor Laughing
    ROTFLMAO - Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A$$ Off
    TFTL = thanks for the link
    TIA - Thanks In Advance
    TOP = A way bring attention to a msg thread without adding content
    TTYL - Talk To You Later
    URL - Universal Resource Locator (Web site address)
    WB - Welcome Back
    WMD= Weapon of Mass Destruction
    WTF? = What the @#$&?
    WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get
    YMMV = your mileage may vary
    Last edited by Blaylock; 12-06-2012 at 11:42 AM.
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    Granjero del océano tzaddi's Avatar


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    Great job Dave, let me buy you a cup of coffee.

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    Elder Puffer Fish Leader Doogie's Avatar


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    a couple of new ones for me. thx

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    Elder Puffer Fish Leader havanajohn's Avatar


     

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    Many thanks Dave, for clearing up some terms for me.
    Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting "...holy sh*t what a ride!"

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    Young Puffer Fish


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    Great list thanks for the info

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    Nadda Juicestain's Avatar


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    Very nice. Maybe I'm dense but I was wondering what ISOM was forever...

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    Maturing Puffer Fish AxemansHell's Avatar


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    Great info!!!

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    gonna be a daddy! gibson_es's Avatar


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    this is very helpfull. can you add ICBM ( i think thats wright. lol)

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    Evolving Lead Puffer Fish socapots's Avatar


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    haha..
    i should have come in here before..
    B&M make sence now. haha.

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    Newbie in the ocean


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    Very nice list .. Thanks!

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    "The Old Dude" Presbo's Avatar


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    Nice job Dave.

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    Full grown Puffer Fish jaypulay's Avatar


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    Excellent info for a newbie such as myself.... Thanks!!!

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    Newbie in the ocean


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    Thankyou

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    Veteran & Granfather Cigarjim's Avatar


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    Wow what a great thread!

    Thanks

    Jim

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    Keep Em' Burnin'


     

    Re: Cigar Acronyms...What Does This Mean?

    Quite informative.

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