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    Gaming Lingo - Do you use any?
    26-07-21

    Hi everyone!

    Iโ€™m a casual gamer and sometimes I come across some gaming words that Iโ€™m not familiar with. ๐Ÿ˜Š This is why I decided to make a list of the most used gaming words and what they mean๐Ÿ˜‰

    So if youโ€™re a newbie, I hope you find this helpful! And if youโ€™re a pro, help us improve this list ๐Ÿ˜Ž

    Gaming Vocab List (in alphabetical order)
    • AFK: Away from Keyboard
    • ARAM: All random, all mid (LoL/DOTA2)
    • Buff: increase a character either to make them a viable option for players or as a player may do in-game to improve their character.
    • F:When something sad/unfortunate befalls someone, simply type "F", This is from a Call of Duty game when during a cutscene of a funeral the in-game prompts was "Press F to pay respects" which is quite hilarious so has stuck in the community.
    • FPS: An FPS is a first-person shooter game. This refers to a genre where you see the world through your characterโ€™s eyes. Shooters usually show you a weapon in your floating hands, as if youโ€™re the character.
    • GG: Good Game
    • GLHF: Good luck, have fun!
    • GOAT: Greatest of all time
    • Meta: most effective tactics available
    • MMORPG: massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It refers to a game with RPG elements where thousands of players all exist in the same game world simultaneously. World of Warcraft is a great example.
    • Nerf: lower a characters stats/skills as they may be considered overpowered
    • Noob: refers to someone who is clearly new at a game. It can be used as an insult (such as when someone makes basic mistakes) but itโ€™s not necessarily negative.
    • POG: Play of the game
    • Smurf: refers to a skilled player making a secondary account to play against lower-ranked players. Smurfs manipulate the ranking system in order to keep their account at the desired skill level.




    I know there are many more so letโ€™s make this list bigger together ๐Ÿคฉ
    What are the gaming words you use? Comment below and Iโ€™ll add it to this list!
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    Pog! ๐Ÿ˜„ ("play of the game")
    When the player does a move in the game that's so awesome that it pretty much makes the game
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    GG (good game)
    I use this in real life sometimes, and it can either be used to say congrats to someone who did something good, or even as a joke if something bad happens to someone, so it's very multifunctional lol
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    @Marion thanks for sharing that Marjo! I'll add it to the list ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    @tmonther

    I use that too ๐Ÿ˜ but didn't know it could be used sarcastically too though haha I'll add it to the list too - thanks for sharing!
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    02-08-21

    Love this - here's a few while I brew some coffee for you @Tamara

    GLHF - Good luck, have fun!

    F - When something sad/unfortunate befalls someone, simply type "F", This is from a Call of Duty game when during a cutscene of a funeral the in-game prompts was "Press F to pay respects" which is quite hilarious so has stuck in the community.

    ARAM - All random, all mid (LoL/DOTA2)

    Nerf - lower a characters stats/skills as they may be considered overpowered

    Buff - increase a character either to make them a viable option for players or as a player may do in-game to improve their character.

    GOAT - Greatest of all time

    Meta - most effective tactics available

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    Quote Originally Posted by tmonther View Post
    GG (good game)
    I use this in real life sometimes, and it can either be used to say congrats to someone who did something good, or even as a joke if something bad happens to someone, so it's very multifunctional lol

    HAHA I usually say it when I'm 0/12/4 or something XD
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    Can I have some โ˜• too @Raine?

    Ohh yes, "let's play some arams" ๐Ÿ˜„

    โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹Great list! ๐Ÿ‘
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    I've brewed enough for two @Marion!
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    @Raine lol I can only imagine what someone who's not into games or doesn't know the references react to people calling others GOATS, must be hilarious.
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    @tmonther hahahahah ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ
    @Raine Thanks for the coffee, living on it today โ˜• I've edited the main list above to add yours in! ๐Ÿ˜Ž