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SMS and Web - Short Codes

AIUI (as I understand it)
Kuten minä asian ymmärrän
Used after explaining something from your point of view
ASL (age, sex, location?)
Ikä, sukupuoli, paikkakunta?
Used when instant messaging to find out a person's age, gender and location
ATM (at the moment)
Nyt juuri
Used to mean right now
BBL (be back later)
Tulen takaisin myöhemmin
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
BCNU (be seeing you)
Nähdään
Used when saying goodbye
BION (believe it or not)
Usko tai älä
Used after mentioning something that is surprising
BRB (be right back)
Tulen kohta takaisin
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
BYOB (bring your own beer)
Omat kaljat mukaan
Used on party invites to let people know they should bring their own alcohol
CU (see you)
Nähdään
Used when saying goodbye
CUL (see you later)
Nähdään myöhemmin
Used when saying goodbye
DIKU (do I know you?)
Tunnenko sinut?
Used when you don't recognise the person who has messaged you
EOM (end of message)
Viestin loppu
Used as an automated response when a conversation or SMS message ends
FYI (for your information)
Tiedoksi vain
Used when telling someone something that is specific to them or when interjecting upon a preconceived idea someone has
G2G (got to go)
Täytyy mennä
Used when something suddenly comes up and you have to leave the computer
IMO (in my opinion)
Omasta mielestäni
Used when giving a personal opinion
IMHO (in my humble opinion)
Oma nöyrä mielipiteeni
Used when giving a personal opinion
IOU (I owe you)
Jään palveluksen velkaa
Used when someone does something for you and you want to let them know that you owe them a favour
J/K (just kidding)
Se oli vitsi
Used after making a joke, which is ambiguous whether or not it is serious
L8R (later)
Katsotaan myöhemmin
Used when saying goodbye or when you are not currently free to do something but will do it later on
LOL (laughing out loud)
Nauraa ääneen
Used as a reaction when you find something funny
MYOB (mind your own business)
Pidä huoli omista asioistasi
Used when you want to keep something private
NRN (not right now)
Ei juuri nyt
Used when you are not free to do something right away
RFD (request for discussion)
Keskustelupyyntö
Used when you want to talk to someone about something
TB (text back)
Tekstaa takaisin
Used at the end of an SMS when you want a reply
TBH (to be honest)
Rehellisesti
Used to explain or clarify your personal opinion on a subject
TIA (thanks in advance)
Kiitos jo etukäteen
Used when thanking someone before they have helped you
THX (thanks)
Kiitti
Used when thanking someone
TTYL (talk to you later)
Jutellaan myöhemmin
Used when saying goodbye
4U (for you)
Sinulle
Used when sending something to a particular person