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What does OTBT mean?

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worldsworstchildren Wed 28-Dec-16 17:19:14

Just that have seen it in topics and can't see what the common theme is to try an work out the acronym

illegitimateMortificadospawn Wed 28-Dec-16 17:21:35

People are being deliberately indirect. Not all MN threads show up in search engine results.

LIZS Wed 28-Dec-16 17:21:42

Off the beaten track.

Lostmyemailaddress Wed 28-Dec-16 17:22:27

It stands for Off the beaten track it's for threads you don't know where else to post

MrsHathaway Wed 28-Dec-16 17:24:28

Off the beaten track is the only part of MN Talk that doesn't show up in Google searches (and/or Advanced Search). It's recommended as a less overlooked place for a sensitive conversation. Low traffic though. Some long-running quiches live there. I think threads self-destruct after thirty days.

worldsworstchildren Wed 28-Dec-16 17:24:34

Aha obvious once you know.
Thank you I've been meaning to ask for months!

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