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    Default *Master List* Scrapbook/ Forum Terms

    Have you ever found yourself saying... What does that mean?? Well hopefully this list will help you!
    If you have a term or abbreviation that is not on this list, please reply and let us know. We will keep on adding to the list as needed
    (Thank you so much April - mamaape - for your help with this!)

    Staff-
    GingerBread Lady = Ginger Scraps Designer
    CT= Creative Team Member (Hired to make layouts)
    GingerBread Girl = Site/Shop Creative Team Member (They work for the site, making Layouts for all of the GS designers)
    GingerSnap = CT member for a GS Designer (example a CT member for Pretty In Green, but not the GS site/shop as a whole)
    Sugar Cookie = Our praise team, leaving love and chatting (what a fun job!)
    Snickerdoodles = Our ad team (although now since we have a designer by the same name.. I think the team name may soon change? I will update when needed)

    In The Forums...
    LO =Layout (scrapbooking page)
    LOTW = layout of the week
    DH= dear husband or darling husband
    DS= son
    DD= darling daughter
    SIL= sister in law
    MIL= mom in law
    SBR= scrapbook related
    NSBR= non-scrapbook related
    ATC= artist trading card
    EHD= external hard drive (a must have for scrappers everywhere, lol!)
    BOM= book of me
    RAK= random act of kindness
    WA= word art
    Ellies= elements
    IRL= in real life
    KWIM= know what I mean
    365= The 365 project is when you take and scrap one photo for every day of the year.
    AAM= all about me
    TIA= thanks in advance
    TFS= thanks for sharing
    BRB= be right back
    BBL= be back later
    BTW= by the way
    DL= download
    UL= upload
    IMHO= In My Humble/Honest Opinion
    IMO= in my opinion
    TTYL= talk to you later
    TTYS= talk to you soon

    Usage Terms (remember to always read the TOU inclosed with the product for further info)
    TOU= Terms Of Use
    CU = Commercial Use
    PU = Personal Use
    SFH = Scrap for Hire

    Software-
    PS = Photoshop
    CS(creative suite) or PSCS (Photoshop Creative Suite)
    PSE = Photoshop Elements
    PSP = Paint Shop Pro
    GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program

    Files-
    .PSD = Photoshop document
    .TIFF = Tagged image file format (similar to .PSD but smaller in file size)
    .PNG = Portable networks graphic (generally used to keep a transparent background on elements)
    ASL = style file
    CSH = shape file
    ABR = brush file

    Scrap Terms-
    DPI (or PPI) = dots per inch (or pixels per inch)
    QP = quick page
    BW = black and white
    Crop = Cut
    DS = can be drop shadow or darling son (or darn son, depending on how he behaves)
    Mask (or clipping mask) = a shape; and also the technique of clipping a photo, paper or color to a shape. Sometimes templates and masks are used interchangeably
    Shadow = adding a style to create depth (lots of newbies to digi don't get this one at first)
    Color/Colored = changing the basic color or shade of an element or paper (technique)
    Layered = stacking items in a layout or project; also used to signify a psd file
    Hybrid = a mix of digital and paper scrapbooking products
    Blend = mix with the item below (ie. pictures blended into photos, or layers of photos set to different blend options to create different effects); part of the affects in PSE and PS

    Site Abbreviations- There are a Ton of these!! I will just add a handful that seem to come up most often.
    GS = GingerScraps
    DSDI = Digi Scrap Drive Inn
    SO = Scrap Orchard
    SSD = Sweet Shoppe Designs
    DST = Digi Shoptalk
    DSA = Digi Scrap Addict

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    Default Re: *Mater List* Scrapbook/ Forum Terms

    I accidentally pressed dislike and don't know how to undo it! But I LOVE this!

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    Default Re: *Mater List* Scrapbook/ Forum Terms

    Quote Originally Posted by mamaape View Post
    I accidentally pressed dislike and don't know how to undo it! But I LOVE this!
    Hahaha whoops! Hmm I will have to look to see how to remove your dislike

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    Default Re: *Mater List* Scrapbook/ Forum Terms

    shoot.. I dont think you can remove the dislike. Oh well, your like and thanks made up for the dislike. LOL

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    Default Re: *Mater List* Scrapbook/ Forum Terms

    Oh well! I was just so excited I pushed one too many actions! :-D

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    Default Re: *Master List* Scrapbook/ Forum Terms

    What about CU4CU? I've seen that and it seems pretty self-explanatory, but I don't understand what "commercial use for commercial use" would mean.

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    Default Re: *Master List* Scrapbook/ Forum Terms

    Thanks for the list, you must have been reading my mind! I was wondering about the staff terms!

    cu4cu is product you can use to make other commercial use products from

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    Default Re: *Master List* Scrapbook/ Forum Terms

    Here I come to the Help section, ready to look for a Lingo thread.
    And lo 'n behold here is a list. I am so happy, THANK you!
    My English is not so strong and so some comments may look a bit weird Now I'll be doing better!

    AngelclaudArtroom, SeatroutScraps, GingerScrapsAdTeam & SnickerdoodleDesigns.


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    Default Re: *Master List* Scrapbook/ Forum Terms

    AWESOME list! Thank you!!!

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