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SMS and Web - Short Codes

AIUI (as I understand it)
т.е. (то есть, как это понял)
Used after explaining something from your point of view
ASL (age, sex, location?)
В-ст (возраст), пол, Мж (место жительства)
Used when instant messaging to find out a person's age, gender and location
ATM (at the moment)
в н.в. (в настоящее время)
Used to mean right now
BBL (be back later)
С.В. (сейчас вернусь)
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
BCNU (be seeing you)
пк (пока)
Used when saying goodbye
BION (believe it or not)
хв-хн (хочешь верь - хочешь нет)
Used after mentioning something that is surprising
BRB (be right back)
щас в-сь (сейчас вернусь)
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
BYOB (bring your own beer)
жду с пивом
Used on party invites to let people know they should bring their own alcohol
CU (see you)
Used when saying goodbye
CUL (see you later)
Ум-ся (увидимся)
Used when saying goodbye
DIKU (do I know you?)
з-мы (мы знакомы?)
Used when you don't recognise the person who has messaged you
EOM (end of message)
Конец смс (сообщения)
Used as an automated response when a conversation or SMS message ends
FYI (for your information)
Лвр (лично в руки)
Used when telling someone something that is specific to them or when interjecting upon a preconceived idea someone has
G2G (got to go)
у меня ЧП (чрезвычайное происшествие)
Used when something suddenly comes up and you have to leave the computer
IMO (in my opinion)
Пм-у (по-моему)
Used when giving a personal opinion
IMHO (in my humble opinion)
я д-ю (я думаю)
Used when giving a personal opinion
IOU (I owe you)
Я тд (я твой должник)
Used when someone does something for you and you want to let them know that you owe them a favour
J/K (just kidding)
ш-ка (шутка)
Used after making a joke, which is ambiguous whether or not it is serious
L8R (later)
Used when saying goodbye or when you are not currently free to do something but will do it later on
LOL (laughing out loud)
:) (улыбка)
Used as a reaction when you find something funny
MYOB (mind your own business)
мнми (только между нами)
Used when you want to keep something private
NRN (not right now)
не щас (не сейчас)
Used when you are not free to do something right away
RFD (request for discussion)
Used when you want to talk to someone about something
TB (text back)
от-ть (ответь)
Used at the end of an SMS when you want a reply
TBH (to be honest)
ч-но (честно говоря)
Used to explain or clarify your personal opinion on a subject
TIA (thanks in advance)
З-е п-бо (заранее спасибо)
Used when thanking someone before they have helped you
THX (thanks)
п-бо (спасибо)
Used when thanking someone
TTYL (talk to you later)
до св-зи (до связи)
Used when saying goodbye
4U (for you)
4U (for you - для тебя)
Used when sending something to a particular person