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HAMMER

Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response.

Must have taken them ages to word that one.
 
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FUCT, Failed Under Continuous Testing. (one we use at work)
 
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BiTFOOM - Beats the [email protected]#$ Out Of Me.
 
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FUBAR - F*****d Up Beyond All Recognition
 
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LOMBARD > lots of money but a real ********

TLA > three letter acronym
 
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WOFTAM Waste Of F###ing Time And Money.

DADS Dumb As Dog Sh$t.
 
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CNGAF; Could not give a ....

NFI; No ....ing idea

NFG; No ....ing good

BFH; Big ....en hammer

Then there's the Caring Understanding Nice Type, spend enough time in Australia, you'll meet a few of them.
 
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LOMBARD > lots of money but a real ********

TLA > three letter acronym
harumph, I got asterisked! its richardcranium if that isnt obvious
 
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Just found this one so I thought I would share.

HAMMER

Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response.

Must have taken them ages to word that one.
Forgot to say Google it; it's actually real!
 
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Steve, another interesting acronym that is a real thing is SCRAM, like what you do to a nuclear reactor. SCRAM stands for Sub-Critical Reactor Axe Man. In the old days, they used to create a pile of nuclear material with a rod in the center. They would then slowly raise the rod via a rope to bring it critical. If things got too "crazy", there was an axe that the person raising the rod would use to chop the rope and drop the rod back into the core to stop the core (bringing it sub-critical).
 
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That's an interesting merging of technologies;
Nuclear rod.
Woven cord.
Primitive tool.
Who'd have figured.
 
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That's the reason when the Navy wanted me to go in the nuke program I said no thanks. The recruiter kept pestering me and wouldn't let it go. Finally he asked why not? I told him straight up, one day you'll loose some coolant and they'll send me in with a mop and bucket and tell me to clean it up. He shut up about the nuke program after that. I've always loved planes. not nuclear reactors.
 
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rhomanski, I did the naval nuclear thing for 20 years. It wrote a lot of tickets once I got out. Hell while in, but life is pretty good at the moment with a retirement check coming in and working the easy life at a civilian power plant. Granted, I was also the "crazy one" doing it inside of a submarine. Nothing like "sleeping like a baby" when you have your feet resting against the tube that a nuclear ballistic missile is sitting inside of. Gives you the "warm fuzzies" inside as you lay there going to sleep.
 
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To each his own.

I slept pretty good in a sleeping bag in front of the main cabin door a few times. Sat behind the pilots during a NATOPS check ride,
Fun times. I like electronics and airplanes so it was win win for me.
 
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DROF - Driver Returns On Foot.... FORD backwards ( I'm actually a Ford fan myself, but thought this was a good one )

UFC - Useless F***ing C*** - been around few too many ( came up with this on my own after being around 2 lazy techs, used to refer to as them Dumb and Dumber )
Chevrolet - Can Hear Every Valve Rattle On Long Extended Trips
GM - Great Mistake / Gluteus Maximus
AUDI - A**holes United D*cks Incorporated
FIIK - F*ck If I Know
 

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LOTUS - Lots Of Trouble, Usually Serious.
NIMBY - Not In My Back Yard.
WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get
 
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**** - Sweet Little Unforgettable Thing.
 
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When I was a young fellow learning to read music, this was how I remembered
the notes.


 
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When I was a young fellow learning to read music, this was how I remembered
the notes.


I learned that as Every Good Bird Does Fly.
 
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From my apprentice days.

FIAT: Fix It Again Tony.
 

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