Fun With Acronyms: Web Animation

  • On Homestar Runner, in the Strong Bad Email "coloring", Marzipan teaches a kindergarten-like, unsettlingly politically correct learning program where students are called "life-blossoms". The program is called L.U.R.N., which stands for Life-Blossoms Undergoing Re-programming Naturally.
    • Homestar Runner also has Strong Bad's space program, SBASAF (pronounced something like "sbace-aff"): The Strong Badian Administration of Some Aluminum Foil. And in the Cheat Commandos cartoon "2 Part Episode Part 1," Flashfight appears on behalf of BEEF, the Bureau of Elite Fighting Forces. When Silent Rip points out that it spells "BEFF," Flashfight changed it to Bureau of Every Elite Fighting Force. When Silent Rip pronounces it "Beef-fuh," Flashfight fires him.
    • And let's not forget Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People, "Or if you want to get in on the ground floor of the cool abbreviations: SBCG4AP!"
  • Parodied in Bonus Stage with the robot MALCOLM: Machine Automated Leadership ... COLM.
  • Decline Of Video Gaming shows the three protagonists invited to e3 (the Electronically Exaggerated Entertainment Show) by the Gaming Ordinators National Association of Developing Systems.
  • TOME centers around a MMORPG universe called the Terrain Of Magical Expertise.
  • Napster Bad includes an anti-piracy organization called the Recording Association for Popsong Economics.
  • The DSBT of DSBT InsaniT stands for DylSchoolBlindTure, which makes no sense unless you watch Special Info Episode.
  • RWBY:
    • Inverted with the headmaster. The Wizard of Oz's full name formed the acronym O.Z.P.I.N.H.E.A.D. That was used to create the name of the Beacon head, Ozpin.
    • Students are put into teams of four with the team name being based on the names of the four members, the first name corresponding to the team's leader.
      • Team RWBY (pronounced "Ruby"): Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, Yang Xiaolong. The team is colour-themed, too (Red, White, Black, Yellow).
      • Team JNPR (pronounced "Juniper"): Jaune Arc, Nora Valkyrie, Pyrrha Nikos, Lie Ren.
      • Team CRDL (pronounced "Cardinal"): Cardin Winchester, Russel Thrush, Dove Bronzewing, Sky Lark. The team is both bird and Christian themed, as is the word "cardinal".
  • In Ultra Fast Pony, Twilight Sparkle insists that Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder should instead be known as ABCD: Aggressively Belligerent Compulsive Disorder.