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Old 11-21-2010, 03:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Old 11-21-2010, 03:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Bricks and Mortar. Indicates an actual store and not online.

Should be posted and moved to Talk and not on this forum.
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Old 11-21-2010, 08:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yep B&M means brick and mortar or in-store. Here's a good list for ya.

Common abbreviations:

- A -
AFAIK - As far as I know
AFK - Away from keyboard
AR - After rebate

- B -
B&M - Brick and mortar store (A physical retail store as opposed to an online merchant)
B1G1 or BOGO - Buy one get one free
BB - Best Buy
BF - Black Friday

- C -
CC - Circuit City
CC - Credit card
CPN - Coupon
CSR - Customer service representative

- D -
DOA - Dead on Arrival

- E -
ER - Easy Rebates (for Staples), sometimes also used for CompUSA eRebates

- F -
FAR - Free After Rebate
FWIW - For what it's worth
FS or F/S - Free Shipping

- G -
GC - Gift certificate
GCO - Google Checkout

- H -
HD - Hot deal, Home Depot, High Definition
HSN - Home Shopping Network

- I -
IRC - Internet Relay Chat
IIRC - If I Recall Correctly
IMHO - In My Honest/Humble Opinion
IMO - In my opinion
IR - Instant rebate

- M -
MFG - Manufacturer
MFR - Manufacturer
MIR - Mail in rebate


- O -
OD - Office Depot
OEM - Original Equipment Manufacturer
OM - Office Max
OOS - Out of stock
OP - Original Poster (author of thread)
OT - Off topic

- P -
PM - Price match
PM - Private Message

- R -
RMA - Return Merchandise Authorization

- S -
SASE - Self addressed stamped envelope
S/H - Shipping and handling

- Y -
YGM - You've got mail
YGPM - You've got a private message
YMMV - Your mileage may vary
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