"It is a dream that a lot of people have been thinking about for a long time," Sideman told me, relaxing at a conference table in his midtown New York office.
"It is a holy grail." In the 1990s Sideman studied art and technology in New York.
OT – Off topic () OTB – Off to bed OTFL – On the floor laughing OTL – Out to lunch OTOH – On the other hand OTP – On the phone OTT– Over the top OTTOMH – Off the top of my head OTW – Off to work OVA – Over OYO – On your own ) PCM – Please call me PDH – Pretty darn happy PDS – Please don’t shoot PDQ – Pretty darn quick PEEPS – People PFT – Pretty fucking tight PHD – Pretty Huge Dick PIC – Picture PIK – Picture PIP – Peeing in pants () PL8 – Plate PLMK – Please let me know PLS – Please PLU – People like us PLZ – Please PM – Private Message PMFI – Pardon me for interrupting PMFJI – Pardon me for jumping in PMSL – Pee myself laughing POAHF – Put on a happy face POS – Parent over shoulder POV – Point of view POV – Privately owned vehicle () PPL – People PPU – Pending pick-up PMS – Pre-marital sex PROLLY – Probably PRON – Meaning pornography PRT – Party PRW – People/parents are watching PSOS – Parent standing over shoulder PSP – Playstation Portable PST – Please send tell (online gaming) PST – Provincial Sales Tax ( Q – Queue QFE – Question for everyone QFI – Quoted for idiocy QFI – Quoted for irony QIK – Quick QL – Quit laughing QQ – (qq) Meaning “crying eyes” QQ – Quick question QSL – Reply QSO – Conversation QT – Cutie QTPI – Cutie pie QUE – Pause or Pasused ) ROFL – Rolling on floor laughing ROFLCOPTER – Rolling on floor laughing and spinning around ROFLMAO – Rolling on the floor, laughing my ass off ROTFL – Rolling on the floor laughing ROTFLUTS – Rolling on the floor laughing unable to speak RS – Runescape () RTSM – Read the stupid manual RTWFQ – Read the whole fucking question RU – Are you? TPTB – The powers that be TQ – Te quiero / I love you () TSNF – That’s so not fair TSTB – The sooner, the better TTFN – Ta ta for now TTLY – Totally TTTT – These things take time TTUL – Talk to you later TU – Thank you TWSS – That’s what she said TTYAFN – Talk to you awhile from now TTYL – Talk to you later TTYS – Talk to you soon TY – Thank you TYS – Told you so TYT – Take your time TYSO – Thank you so much TYAFY – Thank you and fuck you TYVM – Thank you very much ^URS – Up yours UCMU – You crack me up UDI – Unidentified drinking injury (meaning bruise, scratch, ache and so on) UDM – U (You) da (the) man UDS – Ugly domestic scene UFB – Un-fucking believable UFN – Until further notice UGTBK – You’ve got to be kidding UKTR – You know that’s right UL – Upload U-L Meaning “You will” UNA – Use no acronyms UN4TUN8 – Unfortunate UNBLEFBLE – Unbelievable UNCRTN – Uncertain UNPC – Un- (not) politically correct UNSUB – Unknown Subject () UOK – (Are) You ok? WWNC – Will wonders never cease WWYC – Write when you can WYCM – Will you call me? WYGAM – When you get a minute WYHAM – When you have a minute WYLEI – When you least expect it WYSIWYG – What you see is what you get X-1-10 – Meaning “Exciting” X – Kiss X! Y – Meaning Yawn Y2K – You’re too kind Y2K – Year 2000 YA – Your YAA – Yet another acronym YABA – Yet another bloody acronym YARLY – Ya, really?
UR – Un-real UR – Your / You’re UR2YS4ME – You are too wise for me URA* – You are a star URH – You are hot (U R Hot) URSKTM – You are so kind to me URTM – You are the man URW – You are welcome USBCA – Until something better comes along USU – Usually UT – Unreal Tournament () software WAS – Wait a second WAS – Wild ass guess WAWA – Where are we at? W/B – Write back WB – Welcome back WBS – Write back soon WBU – What about you? – Meaning “a typical woman” XD – Meaning “really hard laugh” (where D is a smiley mouth) XD – Meaning a “devilish smile” XME – Excuse Me XOXOXO – Hugs & Kisses XLNT – Excellent XYL – Ex-young lady, meaning wife. YBIC – Your brother in Christ YBS – You’ll be sorry YCDBWYCID – You can’t do business when your computer is down YCHT – You can have them YCLIU – You can look it up YCMU – You crack me up YF – Young Female YG – Young gentleman YGTBKM – You’ve got to be kidding me YGG – You go girl YHBT – You have been trolled YHBW – You have been warned YHL – You have lost YIU – Yes, I understand YKW – You know what YKWYCD – You know what you can do YL – Young lady YMMV – Your mileage may vary YNK – You never know YR – Your YR – Yeah right YRYOCC – You’re running your own cuckoo clock YSIC – Your sister in Christ YSYD – Yeah sure you do YT – You there?
Tayser Abuhamdeh doesn’t have what most people would call an exciting job. “Eventually I started opening up, saying random things, telling jokes and laughing at my own jokes.
He works behind the counter at a deli in Brooklyn, a small shop that does a brisk business in snacks, coffee, and cigarettes. I started to act like people were there watching, and that’s when they showed up.” Abuhamdeh’s routine was subtle.
So he sent a letter to You Now, which put him on its partner program, allowing him to earn money when his fans left digital tips and gifts. Cashier broadcast has several hundred people following live at any time.Along with broadcasting, Abuhamdeh texts and talks on the phone with his followers. Then in May of last year it suddenly clicked, exploding from less than 10 million monthly visitors to more than 100 million in the span of just four months.More than 35,000 hours of live video are now streamed on the service each day, and more than a million dollars in tips flow through its platform each month.WITW – What in the world WIU – Wrap it up WK – Week WKD – Weekend WRT – With regard to W/O – Without WOMBAT – Waste of money, brains and time WOW – World of Warcraft () WU – What’s up? WUCIWUG – What you see is what you get WUF – Where are you from? “At first, it got to be enough so I could cover my phone bill.