Acronym List
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Acronym List

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I was wondering if we an start some kind of list of acronyms for action figures. I can't seem to find one and I'm constantly confused by a lot of your posts and descriptions of figures.

Posted by mega_star_andro
on Friday, April 1, 2011
User Comments
loosecollector -
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
POA - points of articualtion
mpelichoff -
Monday, April 4, 2011
HC - Hulk Classics
SOTA - State of the Art (they make street fighter figures)
somebody1 -
Monday, April 4, 2011
lol. I think we really covered all the acronyms. at least all the ones that I can think of toy wise. if there were planet of the apes or star trek toy collectors we could go into those.
mega_star_andro -
Monday, April 4, 2011
Wow, this post took an unexpected turn...
somebody1 -
Monday, April 4, 2011
Only one I plan on getting is the Nascar one with the mullet.
bobtheodd -
Monday, April 4, 2011
Stop acting like you don't like them, cause we all know you do. Michael Bay is your hero.
somebody1 -
Monday, April 4, 2011
POS- most Transformer lines anymore, especially the Bayformer toys
SSC- Sideshow Collectibles
getsa -
Friday, April 1, 2011
I just copied this from our local toy forum board... hope this helps.

srp - suggested retail price
TBA - to be announced
HU - Heads Up
BOTO - buy one take one
BAF - build a figure
CNC - collect and connect
ML - Marvel Legends
MISB - Mint in sealed box
LIB - Loose in box
LOC - loose on card
NM - near mint
FA - First Appearnce
MIB - mint in box
mip - toys mint in plastic for fastfood toy collectors
FO - Marvel Face-Off
MB - Mini Bust
LF - looking for
FS - for sale
YGPM - You got [a] private message
WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get
SOC- Soul of Chogokin
PF - Premium Form
WIP - Work In Progress(a term commonly used by customizers)
wave/assortment - also means series
chase - rarest figure of a series/wave or assortment
superposeable - has several points of articulation or can do as much poses
clamshell - the hard plastic cover attached to a backboard of a toy package
die cast - toy made of metal
otc - over the counter toys that you buy without a meal for fastfood toy collectors
STACTION - Statue action
NRFB = never removed from the box

HML - Hasbro Marvel Legends
ML - Marvel Legends
XMC - X-Men Classics
MU - marvel universe
JL - Justice League
JLU - justice league unlimited
DCU - DC universe
DCD - DC direct
SF - street fighter
SMC - Spider-Man Classics
AR - Alex Ross Series
LCBH - Legendary Comic Book Heroes
HW - Hot Wheels
SS - Sideshow Collectibles
GG - Gentle Giant,
McF - McFarlane Toys, variant TMP - Todd McFarlane Productions
RAH - Real Action Hero (Medicom terminology)
SDCC - San Diego Comic Convention
MOTU - masters of the universe
Wow - world of warcraft
DBZ - dragon ball z
TMNT - teenage mutant ninja turtles
TF - transFormers
ROTF - revenge of the fallen transformers

UIM - Ultimate Iron Man
IM - Iron Man
GL - green lantern
OP - optimus prime
BB - bumble bee
SE - Snake Eyes
SS - Storm Shadow
BD - black dragon
MAZ - mazinger-z
GMAZ - great mazinger

(for lord of the rings collectors)
lotr - lord of the rings
fotr - fellowship of the ring
ttt - the two towers
rotk - return of the king

(for star wars collectors)
SW - Star Wars
anh - a new hope
tesb - the empire strikes back
rotj - return of the jedi
tpm - the phantom menace
aotc - attack of the clones
rots - revenge of the sith
DV - Darth vader
DM - Darth Maul
LS - Luke skywalker

(for pirates of the carribean collectors)
tcotbp - the curse of the black pearl
dmc - dead man's chest
awe - at world's end
pock63 -
Friday, April 1, 2011
ML=Marvel Legends
HML=Hasbro Marvel Legends
WIP=work in proggress
DCUC=DC Universe Classics
LCBH=Legendary Comic Book Heroes
DCSH=DC Super Heroes
LOTR=Lord of the Rings
ROTF=Transformers Revenge of the Fallen
ROC=G.I. Joe Rise of Cobra
SMC=Spider Man Classics
FOML=Face Off Marvel Legends
MS=Marvel Select
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