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Bisset80 Thu 12-Oct-17 13:02:43

Reading through some threads and comments etc I keep seeing lots of abbreviations, I was wondering if there is a thread or link where I can find out the meaning for them, I'm mainly on pregnancy threads and find on some of them it feels inappropriate to ask

Thank you

AmyGMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 12-Oct-17 14:47:02

Hello Bisset80, thanks for posting! You can find the MN acronym list here brew

Bisset80 Thu 12-Oct-17 15:01:42

Thank you so much!! Some of those did give me a giggle!! 😂 😂

AmyGMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 12-Oct-17 15:19:41

grin

Bisset80 Thu 12-Oct-17 16:01:11

Also while I have your attention haha how do I tag people, I'm only using the app on my phone (android) so think I'm missing somethings?? Xx

SpongeBobJudgeyPants Thu 12-Oct-17 16:03:01

I think it's @SpongeBobJudgeyPants, (for example).

Bisset80 Thu 12-Oct-17 16:32:11

@Bisset80

Thank you @sponge I will get the hang of it!!

FruBayerischOla Thu 12-Oct-17 19:24:08

@Bisset80

If you want to 'tag' someone properly, you have to tag their entire NN, so (sorry Sponge!) you have to do it this way :

@SpongeBobJudgeyPants

because that way your 'tagged' person will then get an email to say they've been tagged on a thread, and they can return to that thread quickly.

If you only use a short version of their NN it won't work. So tagging @Sponge will not send her an email alert!

Having said that, many of us have disabled the email alerts to 'tagging' anyway grin

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