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    Default Suggestion: Hovering over acronyms shows what they mean

    I think that this could be a functionality worth adding. People new to the forums are always asking what these acronyms mean--OLL, PLL, COLL, MGLS, BLD, etc.--but why should they have to ask or go the wiki or Google it when they could hover over the word and see the definition?

    It's done like this:
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    <acronym title="Permutation of the Last Layer">PLL</acronym>
    Here's an example of this: http://ld4all.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=137

    Some words to add to the list, if anyone likes this idea:
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    Alg
    BLD
    BLD speed
    CF
    CFOP
    CLL
    CLS
    COLL
    Conjugate
    Commutator
    EJF2L
    ELS
    EPLL
    F2L
    LBL
    MGLS
    OLL
    PB
    PLL
    PLL time attack
    PR
    UWR
    WR

    Add some more?
    Last edited by Nukoca; 11-21-2009 at 02:18 PM.
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    CFOP
    LBL
    CF
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    I think it would be better if the system automatically hyperlinked any acronyms to the Wiki page.
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    Or we could have a link to an acronym page which had a complete alphabetical list of acronyms.

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    A cubing acronym page would actually be a really good idea I think. I know when I started I had no idea what the heck OLL meant and that sucked I felt so noob. lol.
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    There are a lot of acronyms on the CubeFreak website.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Morten View Post
    There are a lot of acronyms on the CubeFreak website.
    Good idea, let's make a page with them, and add some more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Morten View Post
    There are a lot of acronyms on the CubeFreak website.
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    I don't like this idea at all. I know what cubing acronyms/abbreviations mean and it would be very annoying to have to have little popup things whenever I move my mouse while browsing the forum. Just go learn what things mean, guys, it's not hard.
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