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(I don't think people use "spamming" towards filling up the list server. Some directional jargon and acronyms. Changed "pass" to link to a tactics article.)
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This page hopes to clarify some common jargon, acronyms and slang used by many players in game. They can be useful to know, especially in team situations, as other players will assume that you know what they are talking about.
 
This page hopes to clarify some common jargon, acronyms and slang used by many players in game. They can be useful to know, especially in team situations, as other players will assume that you know what they are talking about.
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Many players use map "landmarks," like "mid tower" or "@ R jump," to signify places on the map, so it's a good idea to learn your maps as well as the jargon.
  
 
= Acronyms =
 
= Acronyms =
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GG=Good game
 
GG=Good game
 
TK=Team Kill, to kill one's own team.
 
TK=Team Kill, to kill one's own team.
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R=(Team's) Right
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L=(Team's) Left
 
RF=Red flag
 
RF=Red flag
 
GF=Green flag
 
GF=Green flag
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Bots=Non-human-player tanks.
 
Bots=Non-human-player tanks.
 
Capping=Capturing the other teams flag, verb ''to cap''.
 
Capping=Capturing the other teams flag, verb ''to cap''.
Ours=Protect your team flag
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Ours=Protect your team flag, or used to signify your team's base.
Theirs=Attack the other team's flag
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Theirs=Attack the other team's flag, or used to signify the other team's base.
 
Geno=Genocide Flag, usually when seen it chat by itself it means an opposing team player has the flag so be careful
 
Geno=Genocide Flag, usually when seen it chat by itself it means an opposing team player has the flag so be careful
Pass=If you are holding the other teams flag it means to drop it on an angled surface causing the flag to be passed forward, if can also mean that the other teams flag HAS been passes forward (usually to the middle of the map)
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Pass=Send the flag to the middle, or to a safe zone. See [[Jumping#Dropping_Flags|this article]].
 
Pyr=Pyramid
 
Pyr=Pyramid
Jump/Launcher/Jumper=Either a world object that launches a tank in the air, or a tank that has used said world object.
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In=Inside the base (if applicable)
Spamming=Either filling the chat box with meaningless text, or filling the list server with empty servers.
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Out=Directly outside the base (if applicable)
Laser Spamming=Uselessly filling the game world with laser shots, often causing team kills.
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Mid=Middle of the map
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Jump/Jumper/Launcher=Either a world object that launches a tank in the air, or a tank that has used said world object.
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Spamming=Either filling the chat box with meaningless text.
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Laser Spamming=Uselessly, blindly, rapidly shooting with the laser flag, often resulting in team kills.
 
Camping=Staying in one place with the same flag for a long time. If you do this you are ''a camper''.
 
Camping=Staying in one place with the same flag for a long time. If you do this you are ''a camper''.
Watch!=Watch out!
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Watch!=Watch out! or Guard! (ex: Watch ours!)
 
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Revision as of 22:04, 9 April 2009

This page hopes to clarify some common jargon, acronyms and slang used by many players in game. They can be useful to know, especially in team situations, as other players will assume that you know what they are talking about.

Many players use map "landmarks," like "mid tower" or "@ R jump," to signify places on the map, so it's a good idea to learn your maps as well as the jargon.

Acronyms

CTF Capture the Flag
FFA Free For All
RH Rabbit Hunt
GG Good game
TK Team Kill, to kill one's own team.
R (Team's) Right
L (Team's) Left
RF Red flag
GF Green flag
BF Blue flag
PF Purple flag
G Genocide flag, often accompanied with a ! or a "watch out!"


Jargon

Bots Non-human-player tanks.
Capping Capturing the other teams flag, verb to cap.
Ours Protect your team flag, or used to signify your team's base.
Theirs Attack the other team's flag, or used to signify the other team's base.
Geno Genocide Flag, usually when seen it chat by itself it means an opposing team player has the flag so be careful
Pass Send the flag to the middle, or to a safe zone. See this article.
Pyr Pyramid
In Inside the base (if applicable)
Out Directly outside the base (if applicable)
Mid Middle of the map
Jump/Jumper/Launcher Either a world object that launches a tank in the air, or a tank that has used said world object.
Spamming Either filling the chat box with meaningless text.
Laser Spamming Uselessly, blindly, rapidly shooting with the laser flag, often resulting in team kills.
Camping Staying in one place with the same flag for a long time. If you do this you are a camper.
Watch! Watch out! or Guard! (ex: Watch ours!)