Are you new to the GIRLTalk community? Don't know what "HG," "OOS," or "MLBB" mean but you're just too shy to ask? Don't worry, GIT newbie! Here's a list of commonly used forum terms to help you out!

  1. Thread--a specific forum topic (e.g.: All about blushes)
  2. PM--a private message you can send to an individual username
  3. Sis--an endearing way to address co-GIRLTalkers
  4. Subscribing--joining the thread
  5. TIA--thanks in advance
  6. IMHO--in my honest opinion
  7. HTH--hope this helps
  8. IC--I see
  9. ^--this symbol indicates that the user is directly replying to previous poster
  10. Mods--forum moderators; ones who screen and filter the conversations within the threads
  11. Lemmings--wishlist; an item one wishes to own
  12. HG--"Holy Grail" product, one's favorite item or best purchase
  13. OOS--out of stock
  14. MLBB--my lips but better; a lip shade that enhances one's natural lip color without altering it entirely
  15. FS--for sale (only allowed in the FN Marketplace)

Did we miss out on more terms? Let us know by leaving a comment below! Happy GIRLTalking!

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