This is just what I came up with on a couple of evenings. Send me additions, or post them to the froup!
Also includes Campaigns, not all of which are very active!
afdaDuh. The greatest newsfroup ever, alt.fan.douglas-adams
See also some alternative meanings.
alfafda, afafdaalt.fan.afda, child of afda
DGHDADirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
DNADouglas Noel Adams, or possibly Digressing Nerds Associaitiain
CAMIAINCampaign Against Manhandling or Irresponsibly Altering Iain's Name
CamRAFDACampaign for Real afda, the campaign against excessive crossposting.
cIAINCampaign to Increase Aesthetics In the Newsfroup, the campaign to get people to call alt.fan.afda "alfafda" because it's more aesthetically pleasing than "afafda"froupFriends Routinely Opposed to Useful Posts, allegedly
H2G2The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, usually refering to the Earth edition of the Guide found at http://www.h2g2.com/
HHGG, HHGTTGThe Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, refering to the story
ICQIncreasingly Connected Questions; see here
IIRCIIRC means, of course, Impressively Inspiring Redundancy Conundrums.
It should be properly used before a fact that you think you remember, but are not quite sure of. Don't worry about anything, because other people won't be sure of it either. Hence the Impressive Redundancy Conundrums. After all, everyone will redundantly be trying to decide if they are sure or not, and the impressive part is how easily it is inspired. The conundrums... well, that doesn't really need any expliainatiain, does it?
LCTSLast Chance To See
LSPNsLemon Soaked Paper Napkins, a radio series reference. See also here
LTUAELife, The Universe And Everything
ObRefNot an acronym, but worth mentioning.
Short for Obscure, Obligatory or Obvious reference, depending
RHODSomething we don't talk about in afda
SLATFATFSo Long, At Thanks For All The Fish
SODThe Salmon of Doubt, Douglas Adams' infamous nonexistent book.
See also The Salmon of Doubt Experiment
TCIFOTPThe Campaign In Favour Of Topless Posting, from a misunderstanding about top posting
TCTKTACCCampaign to Keep the AFDA Campaigns Confuzzling
TCTLSLThe Campaign To Let Spnuk Live
TCTSCThe Campaign To Spread Confuzzlement
TCTSMCThe Campaign To Start More Campaigns
TFTSNBNThe Froup That Shall Not Be Named (alfafda)
TCTSOMThe Campaign to Saw Off Mexico (no-one knows why, though)TLDTTOTSThe Long, Dark Teatime of the Soul
TMOL, TDMOLThe (Deeper) Meaning of Liff
TRATEOTUThe Restaurant At The End Of The Universe
YZPISYoung Zaphod Plays It Safe