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==Abbreviations in Scratch==
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== Abbreviations in Scratch ==
 
Some [[Scratchers]] use abbreviations for their projects instead instead of typing the whole phrase.
 
Some [[Scratchers]] use abbreviations for their projects instead instead of typing the whole phrase.
  
==What is an Abbreviation?==
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== What is an Abbreviation? ==
 
An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word or phrase.
 
An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word or phrase.
  
==List of Abbreviations==
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== List of Abbreviations ==
 
Below is a list of some common abbreviations used on the [[Scratch Website]].
 
Below is a list of some common abbreviations used on the [[Scratch Website]].
  
 
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*AMV: Animated Music Video; it is when a scratcher creates a animation to go with a song, like a Music Video on Youtube.
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* AMV: Animated Music Video; it is when a scratcher creates a animation to go with a song, like a Music Video on YouTube.
*AT:  
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* AT:  
**Art Trade when you trade art with another Scratcher if the person agrees.
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** Art Trade (when one trades art with another Scratcher if the person agrees).
**It also stand for the [[Advanced Topics]] forum.
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** It also stands for the [[Advanced Topics]] forum.
*CC:
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* CC:
**Coloring Contest; it is when the scratchers makes a line-art and then scratchers will remix the project, color the line-art in, competing against each other to make the best drawing.
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** Coloring Contest; it is when a Scratcher makes a project with line-art in it, then Scratchers remix the project and color the line-art in. They compete against each other to make the best drawing.
**It also stands for Creative Commons, the organization that constructs the licence under which most of Scratch's user-generated content is governed.
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** It also stands for Creative Commons, the organization that constructs the licence under which most of Scratch's user-generated content is governed.
*F4F: [[F4F|Follow for Follow]]; it is when a Scratcher ask to follow someone, in return a follow from them. Most scratchers disapprove of this practice.
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* F4F: [[F4F|Follow for Follow]]; it is when a Scratcher ask to follow someone, in return a follow from them. Most scratchers disapprove of this practice.{{citation needed}}
*FPC:[[Front Page Curator]]; one of the Activity Feeds on the front page.
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* FPC: [[Front Page Curator]]; someone who puts projects on the front page for a week
*IRL:In real life; as in not on the internet or on Scratch.
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* IRL: In real life; as in not on the internet or on Scratch.
*LTL: Lyrics Taken Literally; when a scratcher creates a project with backdrops/sprites showing what music lyrics look like literally.
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* LTL: Lyrics Taken Literally; when a Scratcher creates a project with backdrops/sprites showing what music lyrics look like literally.
*MAP: Multiple Animator Project; they are collaborative projects by many Scratchers that each contribute a brief animation to the project.
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* MAP: Multiple Animator Project; they are collaborative projects by many Scratchers that each contribute a brief animation to the project.
*OC: Original Character;  a character that you have created for the first time that you can use for various things in a project.
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* OC: Original Character;  a character that one has created for the first time that they can use for various things in projects.
*PMV: Picture Music Video; it is a type of [[Multiple Animator Project|MAP]].
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* PMV: Picture Music Video; it is a type of [[Multiple Animator Project|MAP]].
*SDS: [[Scratch Design Studio]]; one of the Activity Feeds on the front page.
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* SDS: [[Scratch Design Studio]]; a studio that has a different theme every so often.
*ST stands for the [[Scratch Team]].  
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* ST: [[Scratch Team]].  
*VAO: Voice Acting Order; when you ask for someone to say something for your project. You could order something from a shop on the [[Requests|Requests Forum]] and ask for a VAO.
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* VAO: Voice Acting Order; when one asks for someone to voice act for their project. People can order stuff from shops on the [[Requests|Requests Forum]] and ask for VAOs.
*VAR:
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* VAR:
**Voice Acting Request; similar to VAO.
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** Voice Acting Request; similar to VAO.
**Smaller version of [[Variables]].
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** Smaller version of [[variables]].
*WIP: Work in Progress, also known as a draft; it is used when a Scratcher creates a project and shares it without it being completely done. Can be marked as a WIP by checking the "Draft" Box.
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* WIP: Work in Progress, also known as a draft; it is used when a Scratcher creates a project and shares it without it being completely done. A project can be marked as a WIP by checking the "Draft" Box.
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
*[[Multiple Animator Project]]
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* [[Multiple Animator Project]]
*[[Remix]]
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* [[Remix]]
*[[Music Projects]]
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* [[Music Projects]]
*[[Scratch Team]]
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* [[Scratch Team]]
*[[Front Page Curator]]
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* [[Front Page Curator]]
*[[Scratch Design Studio]]
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* [[Scratch Design Studio]]
*[[Forum Terminology]]
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* [[Forum Terminology]]
  
 
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[[Category:Terminology]]

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Abbreviations in Scratch

Some Scratchers use abbreviations for their projects instead instead of typing the whole phrase.

What is an Abbreviation?

An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word or phrase.

List of Abbreviations

Below is a list of some common abbreviations used on the Scratch Website.

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  • AMV: Animated Music Video; it is when a scratcher creates a animation to go with a song, like a Music Video on YouTube.
  • AT:
    • Art Trade (when one trades art with another Scratcher if the person agrees).
    • It also stands for the Advanced Topics forum.
  • CC:
    • Coloring Contest; it is when a Scratcher makes a project with line-art in it, then Scratchers remix the project and color the line-art in. They compete against each other to make the best drawing.
    • It also stands for Creative Commons, the organization that constructs the licence under which most of Scratch's user-generated content is governed.
  • F4F: Follow for Follow; it is when a Scratcher ask to follow someone, in return a follow from them. Most scratchers disapprove of this practice.[citation needed]
  • FPC: Front Page Curator; someone who puts projects on the front page for a week
  • IRL: In real life; as in not on the internet or on Scratch.
  • LTL: Lyrics Taken Literally; when a Scratcher creates a project with backdrops/sprites showing what music lyrics look like literally.
  • MAP: Multiple Animator Project; they are collaborative projects by many Scratchers that each contribute a brief animation to the project.
  • OC: Original Character; a character that one has created for the first time that they can use for various things in projects.
  • PMV: Picture Music Video; it is a type of MAP.
  • SDS: Scratch Design Studio; a studio that has a different theme every so often.
  • ST: Scratch Team.
  • VAO: Voice Acting Order; when one asks for someone to voice act for their project. People can order stuff from shops on the Requests Forum and ask for VAOs.
  • VAR:
    • Voice Acting Request; similar to VAO.
    • Smaller version of variables.
  • WIP: Work in Progress, also known as a draft; it is used when a Scratcher creates a project and shares it without it being completely done. A project can be marked as a WIP by checking the "Draft" Box.

See Also