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I see that many short forms of words are used in Stack Exchange such as VLQ, POB, VTC, etc. When I search for them in Google , VTC gives Vocational Training Council, Virtual Training Company, etc. VLQ stands for variable-length quality and POB gives Post-Office box, Place of birth, etc. I do not seem to understand the sentences used in Stack Exchange while applying the Google long forms of the word. Can anybody help me in understanding the meaning of these.

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There is a StackExchange Glossary for the terms used In SE that differ from Google.

Some of them are:

VLQ = Very Low Quality.

VTC = Vote To Close.

POB = Primarily opinion based.

OP = Original Poster.

NAA = Not an answer.

CW = Community Wiki.

Rep Recalc = Rechecking of rep by the system.

Roomba = Automatic deletion of posts by the Community User.

Winter bash = Celebrating the end of the year where users can win hats. See Winter bash 2017

Sock puppet = Duplicate account created by users to cast additional votes on their posts or any other activities.

XY Problem = When a user asks for a problem X, actually when they need to solve problem Y thinking they may get better response with X, when in reality it would have been much better for them to ask for problem Y.

Spam Seed = Questions which are liable to attract spam.

SOFU = Stack Overflow, Super User and Server Fault.

Child-Meta = Meta site attached to the main site.

Burninate = To delete tags.

Dupehammer = Privilege of gold tag badge users to close a post as duplicate, when the post has the specific tag initially introduced by the OP.

SEDE = Stack Exchange Data Explorer.

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    $\begingroup$ TIL that "burninate" is an official SE term. Now my mind goes back fondly on the history of the interwebs... $\endgroup$ – Bryan Krause Jun 29 '18 at 21:41

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