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All Cigar Discussion>What does all that mean? Cigar Terms and Acronyms
chippewastud79 09:39 AM 10-23-2008
A little list I posted elsewhere and thought should be over here as well :-)

Commonly Used Cigar Acronyms or Terms:

898UV = 898 Unvarnished
898V = 898 Varnished
AF - Arturo Fuente
BBF= Bolivar Belicos Finos
BCG = Bolivar Coronas Gigantes
BCJ = Bolivar Corona Jr.
Beli = Belicoso
Boli = Bolivar
BRC= Bolivar Royal Corona
BTL = Hemingway Between The Lines
CA = Cigar Asylum :-)
cA = cigar Aficionado
CE = Corona Extra
CF = Cigar Family
CG = Corona Gorda
Cohibo = Fake Cohiba
COR = Cohiba Robusto
CS = Conneticut Shade Wrapper or Choix Supreme (ERDM)
DC= Double Corona
DP = Davidoff Dom Perignon
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
JL = Juan Lopez
JL1 = Juan Lopez Seleccion No 1
JL2 = Juan Lopez Seleccion No 2
LCDH = La Casa del Habano
LGC = La Gloria Cubana
LGCT= La Gloria Cubana Tainos
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
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
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
xXx = Opus X^3 (Power Ranger)

Commonly Used Acronyms or Terms for Chat and Posts:

AFK - Away From The Keyboard
ASAP = as soon as possible
ASC = alt.smokers.cigars (a USENET Newsgroup)
B&M or B+M = Brick & Mortar retail shop
BBL - Be Back Later
BLUF = bottom line up front
BOMB = unsolicited gift (short answer)
BOTL = brother of the leaf
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
Herf = A gathering of people enjoying cigars and the company of each other
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
LLG = LowLand Gorilla
LMAO = Laughing My @ss off
LMFAO = take a guess
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
MAW = Make a Wish
MO = Our friend in London :-)
NSFW = Not Safe For Work
NSTR = nothing significant to report
OIC - Oh I See
PIF = pay it forward
ROFL = Rolling On Floor Laughing
ROTFLMAO - Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A$$ Off
ROTT - Right Off The Truck
TFTL = thanks for the link
TIA - Thanks In Advance
To11 or T11 = Team Of 11 (admins)
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
WTF? = What the @#$&?
WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get
YMMV = your mileage may vary
poker 09:42 AM 10-23-2008
Made a correction (in red) hope you dont mind:-)
chippewastud79 09:44 AM 10-23-2008
Originally Posted by poker:
Made a correction (in red) hope you dont mind:-)
Thanks Poker, I should have read through it a little more :-)
Mr.Maduro 09:45 AM 10-23-2008
Originally Posted by poker:
Made a correction (in red) hope you dont mind:-)
Nice one!! :-)

I always thought the acronym for cigar Aficionado was RAG! :-)

Sorry, couldn't resist!!:-)
zmancbr 09:45 AM 10-23-2008
Originally Posted by poker:
Made a correction (in red) hope you dont mind:-)
I like it! :-):-)
Skywalker 09:49 AM 10-23-2008
Very nice!!!

Thank you!!!
Mr.Maduro 09:54 AM 10-23-2008
How about....

TOE - Team of 11. :-)
md4958 09:54 AM 10-23-2008
MTB996 09:55 AM 10-23-2008
poker 09:56 AM 10-23-2008
stucked :-)
BirdDok 07:17 PM 10-26-2008
ROTT - Right out of the tube???:-)
NCRadioMan 07:22 PM 10-26-2008
Originally Posted by BirdDok:
ROTT - Right out of the tube???:-)
Right off the truck. As in, just delivered.
groogs 11:48 AM 10-28-2008
Thanks, I wondered what some of those ment.
MWiltse 12:18 PM 10-30-2008
HTF = Hard To Find.
cbsmokin 01:53 PM 11-12-2008
BM, B/M, B&M = Brick and Mortar (retail smoke shop, usually with lounge)

IR = Internet Retailer
Cigary 03:17 PM 11-12-2008
Sheeesh,,,I have enough trouble just trying to figure out how to be gramatically correct and then I have to decipher letter acronyms. I need a cheat sheet available on the side margins in case I put the wrong term in the wrong slot.
macpappy 05:19 PM 11-12-2008
Whaddya have against Rocky Patel?
Boobar 01:12 PM 12-09-2008
Great list, what about IIRC (If I Remember Correctly)?
Kreth 01:23 PM 01-16-2009
Would it be helpful to include a list of IR terms/abbreviations, like CI, cbid, "the devil site", Famous, etc?
Kreth 12:16 PM 02-02-2009
Tetris - The act of rearranging cigars in an attempt to fit more cigars into an overstuffed humidor :-)
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