Slang dictionary

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As with RuneScape 2, RuneScape Classic also has its own slang terminology. You may see the following while talking in RuneScape Classic:

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ss - Super set (Super Attack Potion, Super Defense Potion, Super Strength Potion)

afk - Away from keyboard

omg/hmg - Oh my God

nll?/nll - Never left Lumbridge?/never left Lumbridge.

paw - Parents are watching

gtg - Got to go

lol/lawl/lul - Laugh out loud

w8 - Wait

Sara - Saradomin (RuneScape God)

pl8 - Plate (as-in Platebody, Plateskirt, etc.)

phat - Party Hat

KBD - King Black Dragon

wc - Woodcutting

fm - Firemaking

NPC - Non-Player-Character

noob/nub/newb - Novice, a new and inexperienced player

f2p - Free to play (Non-member RuneScape players)

p2p - Pay to play (Membership-owning RuneScape players)

PK/PKer - Player Killer (Character who attacks other non-NPC Characters located in the Wilderness.


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#[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
24/7 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week.
2day Today
2h Two-handed sword

A[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Acc Pl: Accs
  1. Account
  2. Amulet of accuracy
Addy Adamantite
Afk Away from keyboard
Afking An account training while the person has gone away from the keyboard
Air Pl: Airs The Magic element of "Air," (ex: Air-rune)
Aka Also known as
Alch Alchemy: High level alchemy, Low level alchemy
Ammy Pl: Ammies Amulet
Anti Pl: Antis
  1. Cure poison potion
  2. Anti dragon breath shield
Ardy Ardougne
Asap As soon as possible
Atm At the moment
Att, Atk, Attk Attack

B[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
B Billion (large amount; 1 billion = 1,000,000,000), mostly coins
Barb Pl:Barbs # Barbarian (ex: Barbarian Outpost)
Baxe Pl:Baxes Battleaxe
Bb
  1. Bye bye
  2. Big bones
Bbl Be back later
Bbones Big bones
BBV Barbarian Village
BBvill Barbarian Village
Bil Billion (large amount; 1 billion = 1,000,000,000)
Bf
  1. Boy friend
  2. Best friend
Bff Best friend forever
Blk Black
Bot Computer program that is designed to train a Character (Illegal)
Br, Brz Bronze
Brb Be right back
Brt Be right there
BS
  1. Bank Sale
  2. Back Stab(ber)
  3. Bow string
Bsale Bank Sale
Bts Be there soon
Btw By the way
BV Barbarian Village

C[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning

C'Bow/xbow/cbow

Crossbow (ex: Phoenix xbow = Phoenix Crossbow)

Cammy Camelot
Cath/Cathy Catherby
CB Combat (ex: CB LVL = Combat level), Cannonball
CC Changing Channel (switching worlds, commonly used by PKers)
Chain Chainmail, Chain Mail Body
Chest Chest plate armor
Choob A player that acts like a noob but is not necessarily new to the game
Clost, C-lost Connection lost
CS (Customer Support ), Counter Strike (CS:S = Counter Strike Source, CS:1.6 = Counterstrike 1.6)

D[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
D or Drag Dragon (Used when talking about items, not the creature. E.g: D sword = Dragon Sword)
Dagg Dagger
Dbaxe/DBA Dragon battle Axe
D bones Dragon Bones
Dced/Dc'd/DC Disconnected
DD Death dot: term used to describe a group of PKers all standing on one spot so that it appears as if only one person is there.
Def Defence
Def Noob Defense Noob: a common term used among PKers to describe a person who has a very high Defence level while having a low combat level.
D long Dragon Sword (players who play RuneScape 2 may use this term; the Dragon Sword was renamed Dragon Longsword when "Runescape Classic" was changed to "Runescape 2."
D med Dragon medium helmet
DM Death Match: players who are fighting each other in the Wilderness may agree to fight to the death. (This means that both players agree not to retreat under any circumstances, even if they run out of food)

E[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Edge, Edgy Edgeville
Ello Hello
Emmy Emerald
Etc. Et cetera: a way of saying "and so forth" -or- "and so on" -or- "the list goes on"

F

Abbreviation Meaning
F2P, F2Pers, Ftp, Freers Non-members (Free-to-play)
Fally Falador
FI/Fall/Fi Fall in, used to get people to follow a leader into a war or battle or player killing trip.
Flat A term used to describe having 99 Attack, Strength, Defence and Hitpoints.
Flip(ing) A term that refers to buying an item and then, within a short period of time, selling it for a profit.
FM Firemaking, Forum Moderator.
Fraw(s) Free raws, when at a fishing spot (i.e. trout and salmon).
Froob Free-to-play noob
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G[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
G2g / gtg Got to go
GG Good Game
Gold sink Removal of an in-game item (that holds a monetary value) or currency.
Gp coins (gold pieces)
Guth Guthix
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H[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Hellies, Hells, HH Hellhounds
Hemmy, Hemi Hemenster
Herb, Herby Herblaw
Hop To change worlds
HP Hitpoints Used to refer to a player's Hitpoints level.
HPK Honour PKing
Hybrid A player who fights with more than one point on the Combat Triangle.
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I[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Ignore Ignore List
IIRC If I remember correctly
IMO In my opinion
Inv, Invo Inventory
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J[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
jk
  1. Just kidding
  2. Joke
JMod Jagex Moderator
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K[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
K kilo meaning 1,000 (e.g. 10K = 10,000)/kilogram, thousands of gold pieces).
KO Knock-out, instant kill
KBD King Black Dragon
KC Kill count
Kite Kiteshield
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L[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Large or lrg Large helmet
Law(s) Law rune
Legs Leg plate armor
Lesser Lesser demon
Lob, Lobby, Lobs Lobster
Loc Location
Lol Laughing out loud
Long Longsword, Longbow
Looter One that gathers on the spot of a kill in hopes they can get something valuable.
Lmao Laughing my ass off
Lumby/Lummy Lumbridge
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M[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
M, Mil Million (e.g. 1M = 1,000,000)
Mage, Mager Referring to the Magic skill, a player who uses Magic more than Range or Melee.
Mage tank Player with high Magic and Defence.
Main A player's main character
Maxed, Maxing When a stat has reached level 99 (e.g. maxed Strength); when someone hits their max hit on a person (maxing); or when someone has a combat level of 123.
MB Mage bank (inside the Mage Arena in deep Wilderness).
Mb My bad
Med Medium helmet
Mem, Memb Member
Merching, Merch, Merchanting Usually means the buying of an item then selling that same item later on in order to make a profit.
Mith Mithril
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N[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Nat Nature rune
NFS Not for sale
NH No Honour: A player who wins by any means necessary in PvP
Noob New player
Np No problem
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O[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Oic Oh, I see
Ol Offline
Omg Oh my god
One-iteming (1-iteming) Using a single item (usually weapon) to minimise risk when player-killing
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P[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
P2P(er) Pay to play - a member or piece of members only content
Pass Password (the word password is censored in-game), Shantay pass, Underground Pass
Ph, Phat Partyhat
Pick Pickaxe
PJer/PJing Someone who PJs/Going out into the Wilderness specifically to pile jump.
PKer Someone who attacks and kills other players, usually in the wilderness
Plate/Pl8 Plate mail body or Plate mail top
Pls / Plz Shorthand / internet slang for "please"
PMod Player Moderator
Pot / Pots Potion, Lobster pot. Can be used to inform other players to drink potions ("pot up"). There is also an item named pot.
Pp pickpocket
Ppl People
Pray Pot/Ppot Prayer potion
Pure Someone who trains only one type of skill; someone who only trains combat skills, or only non-combat skills.

Q[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
QP/QPS Quest points
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R[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
R2H

Rune two-handed sword

Ragging, Raggers Term often used in pking as someone with inferior or cheap gear.
Rags People often refer to 'poor gear' as rags within the Wilderness.
Red barred Term sometimes used to describe a monster/person with so little hitpoints that its health bar is almost completely red.
Req(s) Requirement(s)
Rimmy Rimmington
Rl Real life
Rm Rematch
Rng Ranged, random number generator (referring to how for example monster loot is generated)
Rofl Rolling on the floor laughing
Rq Ragequit. Often described as when a player leaves an activity because they are angry at occurrences within.
RS RuneScape
RS2 RuneScape 2
RS3 RuneScape 3
RSC RuneScape Classic
RSMV RuneScape Music Video
RSOF RuneScape Forums
Rune Runite
RWT Real world trading
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S[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Santa Santa hat
Saph, Sapp Sapphire
Sara Saradomin
Seers Seers' Village and Camelot
Shilo Shilo Village
Skiller Someone who trains Non-Combat skills (can be any Combat level) or more commonly someone who trains non-combat skills primarily or exclusively
Sq Square shield
SS Super Set (Super Attack Potion, Super Strength Potion and Super Defence Potion)
Str Strength
Sup att Super Attack Potion
Sup def Super Defence Potion
Sup str Super Strength Potion
Sword Swordfish, Sword, or Longsword

T[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Tav/Tavvy Taverley
Tele Teleportation
Tnl To Next Level
Total/ttl Skill total
Tp Teleport
Ty Thank you
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U[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
U You
Uber Super (Über in German)
Unid Unidentified herb
Ur You are / You're / Your
Utube Youtube

V[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Varr, Varry Varrock
V Sq Varrock Square. (This refers to the very center of Varrock.)
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W[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
WC(ing),WC Woodcutting, wrong chat
Wep Weapon
Wild or Wildy Wilderness
WTB Want to buy [item name]
WTS Want to sell [item name]
W# World #, where # is the world in question. e.g. "W60"
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X[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning

X-bow, cbow

Crossbow

experience

experience
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Y[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Y Why
Yan or Yanny Yanille
Yw You're welcome
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Z[edit | edit source]

Abbreviation Meaning
Zammy Zamorak
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@[email protected] White
@[email protected] Random
@[email protected] Blue
@[email protected] Cyan
@[email protected] Magenta
@[email protected] Black
@[email protected] Yellow
@[email protected] Red
@[email protected] Dark Red
@[email protected] Light Red
@[email protected] Green
@[email protected] Green 1
@[email protected] Green 2
@[email protected] Green 3
@[email protected] Orange
@[email protected] Orange 1
@[email protected] Orange 2
@[email protected] Orange 3