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Tone Tags/Indicators: Use Them

Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by Sapphire K, May 9, 2021.

  1. Sapphire K

    Sapphire K Autistic Demigirl! (She/They/It) V.I.P Member

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    Tone Tags/Indicators were created in order to make online communication between NDs and NTs (as well as communication between NDs) easier.

    Here is a list:

    /j = joking
    /hj = half joking
    /s or /sarc = sarcastic / sarcasm
    /srs = serious
    /nsrs = not serious
    /lh = light hearted
    /g or /gen = genuine / genuine question
    /ij = inside joke
    /ref = reference
    /t = teasing
    /nm = not mad
    /lu = a little upset
    /nbh = nobody here
    /nsb = not subtweeting
    /nay = not at you
    /ay = at you
    /nbr = not being rude
    /ot = off topic
    /th = threat
    /cb = clickbait
    /f = fake
    /q = quote
    /l or /ly = lyrics
    /c = copypasta
    /m = metaphor / metaphorically
    /li = literal / literally
    /rt or /rh = rhetorical question
    /hyp = hyperbole
    /p = platonic
    /r = romantic
    /a = alterous
    /sx or /x = sexual intent
    /nsx or /ns = non-sexual intent
    /pc or /pos = positive connotation
    /nc or /neg = negative connotation
    /neu = neutral / neutral connotation
     
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  2. ForestGumpett

    ForestGumpett Well-Known Member

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    I got some too!

    /imh = I’m not here

    /lykh = leave your keys home

    /fwftw = friends win feel the love

    /bcdf = blue cars drive fast

    /ttth = talk to the hand

    /lilaboc = life is like a box of chocolates!


    This is fun!
     
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  3. Sapphire K

    Sapphire K Autistic Demigirl! (She/They/It) V.I.P Member

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    Those are phrases you have shortened. Not tags that indicate how a message should be interpreted.

    A more acceptable example would be:
    /ncp or /nsp: not crap posting.
     
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  4. ForestGumpett

    ForestGumpett Well-Known Member

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    Okay!

    /wdchydiun

    /yaytw

    /wwawwrpkp


    Now you guess!
     
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  5. Sapphire K

    Sapphire K Autistic Demigirl! (She/They/It) V.I.P Member

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    This isn't a game and I'm offended by you not taking it seriously.
     
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  6. ForestGumpett

    ForestGumpett Well-Known Member

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    Please, tell me how to play this game? What are the directions? Why won’t you be nice to me I’m trying to play along?

    Geesh.....

    Not fair posting a game without telling others how, it’s like showing up and not bringing candy for everyone!!!
     
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    So, do the tags help people clarify the intent of their messages? Has this been used much yet? It sounds like a great idea.
     
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  8. ForestGumpett

    ForestGumpett Well-Known Member

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    Thinx if you can explain it to me I’d sure appreciate it. He’s not gonna tell me it appears? Never heard of this before, tags?
    We call the thingy in the back of your clothes that has the size on it tags, so I’m not really sure what he is talking about???
     
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  9. Nitro

    Nitro Admin/Immoral Turpitude Staff Member Admin V.I.P Member

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    Sounds complicated
     
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  10. Thinx

    Thinx Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    I don't think @Sapphire K realised you didn't know what they meant. It sounded like you were teasing. /t and then they were /lu.

    I think these are used to clarify the intent of words or sentences, when neurodiverse and neurotypical people communicate online. /srs
     
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  11. Sapphire K

    Sapphire K Autistic Demigirl! (She/They/It) V.I.P Member

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    I recommend having it saved somewhere for reference.
     
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  12. Sapphire K

    Sapphire K Autistic Demigirl! (She/They/It) V.I.P Member

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    Yes.
     
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    Sapphire K Autistic Demigirl! (She/They/It) V.I.P Member

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    It's not a game. It's a way to tell the intent behind a message. /srs
     
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    Sapphire K Autistic Demigirl! (She/They/It) V.I.P Member

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    @Nitro
     
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    I'd rather that a person made clear the intention of their statements
    by using more or less whole sentences, rather than abbreviations
    that require a glossary.
     
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  16. Aspychata

    Aspychata Serenity waves, beachy vibes

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    /lol
     
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    /itcf3a = I’ll take “Confused for $300 Alex”


    RIP Alex
     
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    If I could remember any of these, I'd probably use them.

    The only one I really know is /s, for sarcasm. I'll leave you to figure out why.
     
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  19. Skittlebisquit

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    Its a modern form of communication, its not for either one of us. Not a game really. Its used i think to explain to folks what you really meant. You did great with the cookie though, thats a game. There are lots of forum games. Maybe you could start your own......
     
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    No thank you.
     
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