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SMS and Web - Short Codes

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