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Definitions for roller coaster and amusement park acronyms and abreviations that are commonly used in messages on the Ultimate Rollercoaster® Discussion Forums.

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A

AB - Amusement Business
AC - Apollo's Chariot
AH - Allen Herschell
ACE - American Coaster Enthusiasts
AFAIK - As Fas As I Know
AGRCT3D - America's Greatest Roller CoasterThrills in 3D
AIFC - Amusement Industry Finance Corp.
AIMS - Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers
ANSI - American National Standards Institute
ARM - Amusement Ride Manufacturing
ASTM - American Society of Testing and Materials
AT - Amusement Today
ATP - Acceptance Testing Procedure

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B

B&M - Bolliger & Mabillard
BBW - Big Bad Wolf at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
BGT - Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
BGW - Busch Gardens Williamsburg
BPB - Blackpool Pleasure Beach
BTR - Batman - The Ride
BTW - By The Way

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C

CCI - Custom Coasters International
CEC - Coaster Enthusiasts of Canada
CF - Cedar Fair
CNE - Canadian National Exposition
CP - Cedar Point
CZ - Coaster Zombies Roller Coaster Club

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D

DCA - Disney's California Adventure
DD - Dueling Dragon (Islands of Adventure)
DF - Drachen Fire (Busch Gardens Williamsburg)
DDM - Down Due to Maintenance
DDW - Down Due to Weather
DL - Disneyland (Anaheim, California)
DLP - Disneyland Paris
DP - Dorney Park
DSC - Discovery Channel

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E

ECC - European Coaster Club
EPCOT - Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (Walt Disney World Theme Park)
ERT - Exclusive Ride Time

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F

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
FEC - Family Entertainment Center
FTP - File Transfer Protocol
FUN - Stock Symbol for Cedar Fair, LP

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G

G's - Gravitational Force
GASM - Great American Scream Machine (Six Flags Over Georgia)
GASM-II - Great American Scream Machine (Six Flags Great Adventure)
GCI - Great Coasters International
GL - Geauga Lake
GOCC - Great Ohio Coaster Club
GP - General Public
GR - GhostRider (Knott's Berry Farm)
GR - Guest Relations

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H

HSTC - High Speed Thrill Coaster (Knoebel's Amusement Resort)

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I

IAAPA - International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
IAD - International Amusement Device
IAFEC - International Association of Family Entertainment Centers
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
IMO - In My Opinion
IOA - Islands of Adventure Theme Park
IRC - Internet Relay Chat
ISP - Internet Service Provider
ISTR - It Stands To Reason

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K

KBF - Knott's Berry Farm
KCS - Knott's Camp Snoopy
KW - Kennywood Park

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L

LIM - Linear Induction Motor
LMAO - Laughing My Ass Off
LNM - Loch Ness Monster (Busch Gardens Williamsburg)
LOL - Laughing Out Loud
LSM - Linear Stator Motor
LV - Las Vegas, Nevada

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M

MA - Michigan's Adventure
MACC - Mid Atlantic Coaster Club
MGR - Merry-Go-Round
MGM - Disney's MGM Studios (Orlando, Florida)
MOA - Mall of America (Bloomington, Minnesota)
MK - Magic Kingdom (Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida)

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N

NAD - National Amusement Device
NAPHA - National Amusement Park Historical Association
NCS - National Carousel Society

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O

OABA - Outdoor Amusement Business Association
OCC - Operator's Control Console
OLFOF - Outer Limits Flight of Fear (Paramount's Kings Island, Paramount's Kings Dominion)
OTS - Off The Shelf
OTS - Over The Shoulder (If used with restraints)
OTSR - Over The Shoulder Restraints

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P

P&C - Prior & Church
PC - Paramount's Carowinds
PCW - Paramount's Canada's Wonderland
PGA - Paramount's Great America
PKD - Paramount's Kings Dominion
PKI - Paramount's Kings Island
PKS - Premier Parks (New York Stock Exchange Symbol)
PM -TBO - Pepsi Max - The Big One (Blackpool Pleasure Beach)
PNE - Pacific National Exposition
POP - Pay One Price
POV - Point Of View
PPPPP - Phabulous Phoenix Phall Phun Phest (Knoebel's Amusement Resort Event)
PTC - Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters

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R

RRC - rec.roller-coaster Newsgroup
RB - Raging Bull (Six Flags Great America)
RC - Roller Coaster
RCCA - Roller Coaster Corporation of America
RCCGB - Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain
RCT - RollerCoaster Tycoon (Hasbro Computer Game)
ROTFL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLOL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud
ROTFLMAO - Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off

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S

SBNO - Standing But Not Operating
SCBB - Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
SDC - Silver Dollar City
SFA - Six Flags America
SFAW - Six Flags AstroWorld
SFDL - Six Flags Darien Lake
SFEG - Six Flags Elitch Gardens
SFFT - Six Flags Fiesta Texas
SFGAdv - Six Flags Great Adventure
SFGAm - Six Flags Great America
SFHH - Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
SFKK - Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom
SFMM - Six Flags Magic Mountain
SFMW - The New Six Flags Marine World Africa USA
SFNE - Six Flags New England
SFNO - Six Flags New Orleans
SFO - Six Flags Ohio
SFoG - Six Flags over Georgia
SFoT - Six Flags Over Texas
SFStL - Six Flags St. Louis
SFTP - Six Flags Theme Parks
SFWoA - Six Flags Worlds of Adventure (Ohio)
SLC - Suspended Looping Coaster (Vekoma product)
SOB - Son of Beast
SOP - Standard Operating Procedure
SRM - Stark Raven Mad (Holiday World event)
ST - Serial Thriller
ST - Shivering Timbers
STE - Superman The Escape

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T

TA2K - Thrust Air 2000 (S&S Power Prototype Roller Coaster)
TLC - The Learning Channel
TOGO - Japanese Ride Manufacturer
TOT - Tower of Terror
TPM - Theme Park Mentality
TR - Trip Report
TTD - Top Thrill Dragster
TZTOT - Twilight Zone Tower of Terror (Disney's MGM Studios)

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U

URC - Ultimate Rollercoaster
USF - Universal Studios Escape

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V


VL - Visionland (Bessemer, Alabama)

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W

WDW - Walt Disney World
WNYCC - Western New York Coaster Club
WOF - Worlds of Fun
WWA - World Waterpark Association

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Y

YC - Yankee Cannonball (Canobie Lake)

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