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Beyond the Beltway

 yakface wrote:

Does anyone know what 'AF' stands for in the context of Infinity (the game)?

It seems like it gets used a fair amount for Infinity related discussion, but I have no idea what it stands for.


AF= Acheron Falls. The rumored title of the next book for the game. Just in case you don't know, current books are N3 (3rd edition rulebook) ,HS ( Human Sphere) and CP (Campaignaradiso) or sometimes C yeah, it renders the orkmoticon. So Campaign : Paradiso

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Hyperspace

MFD - Multiple Formation Detachment



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Almost literally in the Phantom Zone.

Is it widely used? I just see people calling it X-curion.

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Imagine that you’re sitting down to dinner with your family, and while everyone else gets a serving of the meal, you don’t get any. So you say “I should get my fair share.” And as a direct response to this, your dad corrects you, saying, “everyone should get their fair share.” Now, that’s a wonderful sentiment — indeed, everyone should, and that was kinda your point in the first place: that you should be a part of everyone, and you should get your fair share also. However, dad’s smart-!@# comment just dismissed you and didn’t solve the problem that you still haven’t gotten any!

The problem is that the statement “I should get my fair share” had an implicit “too” at the end: “I should get my fair share, too, just like everyone else.” But your dad’s response treated your statement as though you meant “only I should get my fair share”, which clearly was not your intention. As a result, his statement that “everyone should get their fair share,” while true, only served to ignore the problem you were trying to point out.

That is why we need feminism, and why I am not simply egalitarian. 
   
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England

Well, at least somewhat, to the point where it might be handy to have it glossaried.

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Number 1: That's terror.
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Hyperspace

It's picked up somewhat. I do have a vested interest in standardizing the terms for multiple formation detachments. X-Curion is a very ugly term.

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Almost literally in the Phantom Zone.

Not content with your Taucurion?

(Seriously, ^ seems like the most commonly used term.)

Imagine that you’re sitting down to dinner with your family, and while everyone else gets a serving of the meal, you don’t get any. So you say “I should get my fair share.” And as a direct response to this, your dad corrects you, saying, “everyone should get their fair share.” Now, that’s a wonderful sentiment — indeed, everyone should, and that was kinda your point in the first place: that you should be a part of everyone, and you should get your fair share also. However, dad’s smart-!@# comment just dismissed you and didn’t solve the problem that you still haven’t gotten any!

The problem is that the statement “I should get my fair share” had an implicit “too” at the end: “I should get my fair share, too, just like everyone else.” But your dad’s response treated your statement as though you meant “only I should get my fair share”, which clearly was not your intention. As a result, his statement that “everyone should get their fair share,” while true, only served to ignore the problem you were trying to point out.

That is why we need feminism, and why I am not simply egalitarian. 
   
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England

Still, it's picked up some steam, so that it might be nice to include it.

Don't believe me? It's all in the numbers.
Number 1: That's terror.
Number 2: That's terror.
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Hyperspace

 Ashiraya wrote:
Not content with your Taucurion?

(Seriously, ^ seems like the most commonly used term.)

I haven't seen "Taucurion" used much, actually. I mostly hear Hunter Contingent or just Contingent.
"Decurion" actually means something (A Roman cavalry officer or town council member), so replacing the "De" with something else makes no sense.

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Almost literally in the Phantom Zone.

Well, a Decurion doesn't technically mean a Necron formation either, so it's not really a factor what it originally meant as it is just one bastardised use instead of another.

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Imagine that you’re sitting down to dinner with your family, and while everyone else gets a serving of the meal, you don’t get any. So you say “I should get my fair share.” And as a direct response to this, your dad corrects you, saying, “everyone should get their fair share.” Now, that’s a wonderful sentiment — indeed, everyone should, and that was kinda your point in the first place: that you should be a part of everyone, and you should get your fair share also. However, dad’s smart-!@# comment just dismissed you and didn’t solve the problem that you still haven’t gotten any!

The problem is that the statement “I should get my fair share” had an implicit “too” at the end: “I should get my fair share, too, just like everyone else.” But your dad’s response treated your statement as though you meant “only I should get my fair share”, which clearly was not your intention. As a result, his statement that “everyone should get their fair share,” while true, only served to ignore the problem you were trying to point out.

That is why we need feminism, and why I am not simply egalitarian. 
   
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Florence, KY

 Ashiraya wrote:
Well, a Decurion doesn't technically mean a Necron formation either...

In the game it does.

'It is a source of constant consternation that my opponents
cannot correlate their innate inferiority with their inevitable
defeat. It would seem that stupidity is as eternal as war.'

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Overlord of the Crownworld of Gidrim
 
   
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My suggestions:
DLS = Da' Lucky Stikk (Orks) [40K]
MFF = Mega Force Field (Orks) [40K]
MANZ = Mega Armoured Nobz (Orks) [40K]


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Almost literally in the Phantom Zone.

 Ghaz wrote:
 Ashiraya wrote:
Well, a Decurion doesn't technically mean a Necron formation either...

In the game it does.


You know what I meant.

Also, if we are going to be like that, it is a detachment, not a formation.

Imagine that you’re sitting down to dinner with your family, and while everyone else gets a serving of the meal, you don’t get any. So you say “I should get my fair share.” And as a direct response to this, your dad corrects you, saying, “everyone should get their fair share.” Now, that’s a wonderful sentiment — indeed, everyone should, and that was kinda your point in the first place: that you should be a part of everyone, and you should get your fair share also. However, dad’s smart-!@# comment just dismissed you and didn’t solve the problem that you still haven’t gotten any!

The problem is that the statement “I should get my fair share” had an implicit “too” at the end: “I should get my fair share, too, just like everyone else.” But your dad’s response treated your statement as though you meant “only I should get my fair share”, which clearly was not your intention. As a result, his statement that “everyone should get their fair share,” while true, only served to ignore the problem you were trying to point out.

That is why we need feminism, and why I am not simply egalitarian. 
   
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Florence, KY

And the purpose of the Dakka glossary is for "... commonly used miniature gaming or general internet abbreviations..." so why bring up a definition which doesn't apply?

'It is a source of constant consternation that my opponents
cannot correlate their innate inferiority with their inevitable
defeat. It would seem that stupidity is as eternal as war.'

- Nemesor Zahndrekh of the Sautekh Dynasty
Overlord of the Crownworld of Gidrim
 
   
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Nottinghamshire

It might be a little backwards, but is it possible to suggest an exception to Dakka glossary? Having random words illuminated in the Dakka Fiction section is a little unfortunate.

Especially common spoken terms like "da", "lass" and "c'mon"...
I appreciate it may not be possible, but you don't ask, you don't find out.


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Almost literally in the Phantom Zone.

 Ghaz wrote:
And the purpose of the Dakka glossary is for "... commonly used miniature gaming or general internet abbreviations..." so why bring up a definition which doesn't apply?


This is irrelevant to the point (which was that Xcurion works because in this context the 'Decurion' term is not related to its original Roman usage). IOW, in a historical context Xcurion would make no sense, but here it does because it is just as bastardised either way.

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Imagine that you’re sitting down to dinner with your family, and while everyone else gets a serving of the meal, you don’t get any. So you say “I should get my fair share.” And as a direct response to this, your dad corrects you, saying, “everyone should get their fair share.” Now, that’s a wonderful sentiment — indeed, everyone should, and that was kinda your point in the first place: that you should be a part of everyone, and you should get your fair share also. However, dad’s smart-!@# comment just dismissed you and didn’t solve the problem that you still haven’t gotten any!

The problem is that the statement “I should get my fair share” had an implicit “too” at the end: “I should get my fair share, too, just like everyone else.” But your dad’s response treated your statement as though you meant “only I should get my fair share”, which clearly was not your intention. As a result, his statement that “everyone should get their fair share,” while true, only served to ignore the problem you were trying to point out.

That is why we need feminism, and why I am not simply egalitarian. 
   
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Florence, KY

And it is relevant to where it is posted. This thread is for suggesting terms for the Dakka glossary, not discussing etymology.

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'It is a source of constant consternation that my opponents
cannot correlate their innate inferiority with their inevitable
defeat. It would seem that stupidity is as eternal as war.'

- Nemesor Zahndrekh of the Sautekh Dynasty
Overlord of the Crownworld of Gidrim
 
   
Made in se
Glorious Lord of Chaos






Almost literally in the Phantom Zone.

If so, I do not see why you direct it at me. I am only arguing that Xcurion (such as Taucurion) is a widely used term for the subject and as such is viable, and I feel like I was pulled into something that had nothing to do with that.

I am not even sure of what we are debating right now.

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Imagine that you’re sitting down to dinner with your family, and while everyone else gets a serving of the meal, you don’t get any. So you say “I should get my fair share.” And as a direct response to this, your dad corrects you, saying, “everyone should get their fair share.” Now, that’s a wonderful sentiment — indeed, everyone should, and that was kinda your point in the first place: that you should be a part of everyone, and you should get your fair share also. However, dad’s smart-!@# comment just dismissed you and didn’t solve the problem that you still haven’t gotten any!

The problem is that the statement “I should get my fair share” had an implicit “too” at the end: “I should get my fair share, too, just like everyone else.” But your dad’s response treated your statement as though you meant “only I should get my fair share”, which clearly was not your intention. As a result, his statement that “everyone should get their fair share,” while true, only served to ignore the problem you were trying to point out.

That is why we need feminism, and why I am not simply egalitarian. 
   
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Nottinghamshire

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DI - Doctrina Imperatives (Skitarii, 40K)
CotO - Canticles of the Omnissiah (Cult Mechanicus, 40K)

   
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IHIW - I Hate It When
LNID - Last Night I Dreamt
AO - Area of Operation
WSS - Waffen SchutzStaffel

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Los Angeles

Mr. Regul:

Hopefully, GW slows its pace down, but you could add these tau acronyms?

CFP - Coordinated Fire Power. The 'broken' power in the Tau book.

MSS - Multi-Spectrum Suite

C&CN - Command and Control Node

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PF = Profit Factor (Rogue Trader RPG)

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DWO= Deathwatch Overkill

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Glorious Lord of Chaos






Almost literally in the Phantom Zone.

BAC = Betrayal at Calth. I see this one all over the damn place.

Imagine that you’re sitting down to dinner with your family, and while everyone else gets a serving of the meal, you don’t get any. So you say “I should get my fair share.” And as a direct response to this, your dad corrects you, saying, “everyone should get their fair share.” Now, that’s a wonderful sentiment — indeed, everyone should, and that was kinda your point in the first place: that you should be a part of everyone, and you should get your fair share also. However, dad’s smart-!@# comment just dismissed you and didn’t solve the problem that you still haven’t gotten any!

The problem is that the statement “I should get my fair share” had an implicit “too” at the end: “I should get my fair share, too, just like everyone else.” But your dad’s response treated your statement as though you meant “only I should get my fair share”, which clearly was not your intention. As a result, his statement that “everyone should get their fair share,” while true, only served to ignore the problem you were trying to point out.

That is why we need feminism, and why I am not simply egalitarian. 
   
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Look I make balloon animal

DzC for Dropzone Commander would probably be handy to include because people rarely if ever call it by its full name.
Maybe also good to include DfC for the upcoming Dropfleet Commander.

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Glorious Lord of Chaos






Almost literally in the Phantom Zone.

PB = Paragon Blade (30k)

Imagine that you’re sitting down to dinner with your family, and while everyone else gets a serving of the meal, you don’t get any. So you say “I should get my fair share.” And as a direct response to this, your dad corrects you, saying, “everyone should get their fair share.” Now, that’s a wonderful sentiment — indeed, everyone should, and that was kinda your point in the first place: that you should be a part of everyone, and you should get your fair share also. However, dad’s smart-!@# comment just dismissed you and didn’t solve the problem that you still haven’t gotten any!

The problem is that the statement “I should get my fair share” had an implicit “too” at the end: “I should get my fair share, too, just like everyone else.” But your dad’s response treated your statement as though you meant “only I should get my fair share”, which clearly was not your intention. As a result, his statement that “everyone should get their fair share,” while true, only served to ignore the problem you were trying to point out.

That is why we need feminism, and why I am not simply egalitarian. 
   
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SoCal, USA!

CBT - Classic BattleTech
DV - Dark Vengeance
DWO - Deathwatch Overkill
BaC - Betrayal at Calth


NISB - New in Sealed Box / Blister


Correction:
CV for Confident Veteran (not "DV")

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Florence, KY

 JohnHwangDD wrote:
CBT - Classic BattleTech

'Classic' was dropped from the BattleTech name as early as 2008 when the Dark Age line was discontinued.

http://www.sarna.net/wiki/BattleTech_(board_game)#History

'It is a source of constant consternation that my opponents
cannot correlate their innate inferiority with their inevitable
defeat. It would seem that stupidity is as eternal as war.'

- Nemesor Zahndrekh of the Sautekh Dynasty
Overlord of the Crownworld of Gidrim
 
   
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SoCal, USA!

Yeah, and "Warhammer Fantasy Battles" was discontinued a while back, but people still refer to WFB.

   
 
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