History Main / AcronymConfusion

13th Jun '18 2:31:23 PM SpacemanSpoof
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* NCR: [[VideoGame/{{Fallout}} New California Republic]], or the U.S. corporation formerly known as National Cash Register? Fans of the ''Fallout'' games working for the company might find their brains a little twisted.
24th May '18 2:53:43 PM rjd1922
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* There are currently three TV networks called ABC: the commercial [[Creator/{{ABC}} American Broadcasting Company]], the government-funded [[Creator/TheABC Australian Broadcasting Corporation]], and Asahi Broadcasting Corporation, which serves in the Kansai region of Japan.

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* There are currently three TV networks called ABC: the commercial [[Creator/{{ABC}} American Broadcasting Company]], the government-funded [[Creator/TheABC Australian Broadcasting Corporation]], and Asahi Broadcasting Corporation, which serves in the Kansai region of Japan. There's also the former Creator/{{ITV}} station Associated British Corporation.
24th May '18 2:50:19 PM rjd1922
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* There are currently three TV networks called ABC: the commercial [[Creator/{{ABC}} American Broadcasting Company]], the government-funded [[Creator/TheABC Australian Broadcasting Corporation]], and Asahi Broadcasting Corporation, which serves in the Kansai region of Japan.
19th May '18 8:12:09 PM MegaMarioMan
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* When you say you play MK, many gamers will probably think of ''Franchise/MortalKombat''. But just as many gamers, mostly Nintendo fans, will probably think of ''VideoGame/MarioKart''.

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* When you say you play MK, many gamers will probably think of ''Franchise/MortalKombat''. But just as many gamers, mostly Nintendo fans, will probably think of ''VideoGame/MarioKart''. If you say it to a ''Franchise/{{Kirby}}'' fan instead, they might think of Meta Knight.
15th May '18 6:25:35 PM MegaMarioMan
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* "SPM" can refer to either the third game in the ''VideoGame/PaperMario'' series, ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario'', or the third game in the ''VideoGame/LittleBigPlanet'' series, ''Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves''.
30th Apr '18 7:23:46 PM Blessidmerc
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** Fighting game fans will think of ''Franchise/StreetFighter'', Nintendo fans will think of ''VideoGame/StarFox'' and old-school Sega fans will think of ''VideoGame/ShiningForce''.

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** Fighting game fans will think of ''Franchise/StreetFighter'', Nintendo fans will think of ''VideoGame/StarFox'' and old-school Sega fans will think of ''VideoGame/ShiningForce''. A certain niche of RPG fans will think of ''VideoGame/SagaFrontier''.
16th Mar '18 10:01:31 AM luisedgarf
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* '''IP''': In the English-speaking world, especially in the U.S., it's the legal (albeit sometimes abused since the 2010s) speech for ''Intelectual Propierty'', while in Mexico it means ''Iniciativa Privada'' (literally as "Private Initiative", translated context-wise as "Private (non-government owned) enterprises")

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* '''IP''': In the English-speaking world, especially in the U.S., it's the legal (albeit sometimes abused since the 2010s) speech for ''Intelectual Propierty'', while in Mexico it means ''Iniciativa Privada'' (literally as "Private Initiative", translated context-wise as "Private (non-government owned) enterprises")
16th Mar '18 9:59:40 AM luisedgarf
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* '''IP''': In the English-speaking world, especially in the U.S., it's the legal (albeit sometimes abused since the 2010s) speech for ''Intelectual Propierty'', while in Mexico it means ''Iniciativa Privada'' (literally as "Private Initiative", translated context-wise as "Private (non-government owned) enterprises")
1st Mar '18 8:32:01 AM Malady
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* SNK can stand for video game company {{SNK}}, or the Japanese title of the anime ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' (''Shingeki no Kyojin''). Some fans of the anime refer to the series by its English name to avoid confusion.

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* SNK can stand for video game company {{SNK}}, Creator/{{SNK}}, or the Japanese title of the anime ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' (''Shingeki no Kyojin''). Some fans of the anime refer to the series by its English name to avoid confusion.
3rd Jan '18 6:41:26 AM AM_NK
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* The Chicago based Windy City Wrestling changed its name in 1997 to Windy City ''Pro'' Wrestling as Wrestling/WorldChampionshipWrestling had really [[Wrestling/NewWorldOrder taken off]] the previous year and [[Wrestling/BillGoldberg continued to.]]

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* The Chicago based Windy ''Windy City Wrestling Wrestling'' changed its name in 1997 to Windy ''Windy City ''Pro'' Wrestling Wrestling'' as Wrestling/WorldChampionshipWrestling ''Wrestling/WorldChampionshipWrestling'' had really [[Wrestling/NewWorldOrder taken off]] the previous year and [[Wrestling/BillGoldberg continued to.]]]]
** Also related: ''Wrestling/DefiantWrestling'' was previously named ''[[WebVideo/WhatCultureWrestling WhatCulture Pro Wrestling]]'', with the WCPW initials.



* There are four known [=AAs=] in WWE right now: Wrestling/ArnAnderson, Wrestling/AmericanAlpha, Wrestling/AustinAries, and Wrestling/JohnCena's FinishingMove Attitude Adjustment.

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* There are At one point, there were four known [=AAs=] in WWE right now: at the same time: Wrestling/ArnAnderson, Wrestling/AmericanAlpha, Wrestling/AustinAries, and Wrestling/JohnCena's FinishingMove Attitude Adjustment.



* The World Wildlife Fund/WWF, for some bizarre reason, was worried people would confuse them with the World Wrestling Federation/WWF. After losing a lawsuit over the acronym, the wrestling group changed to Wrestling/{{WWE}} and had to go through their video catalog and "erase" all WWF logos.

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* The World Wildlife Fund/WWF, for some bizarre reason, was worried people would confuse them with the World Wrestling Federation/WWF. After losing a lawsuit over the acronym, the wrestling group promotion changed to Wrestling/{{WWE}} ''Wrestling/{{WWE}}'' and had to go through their video catalog and "erase" all WWF logos.
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