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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]].
===MAP===
 
MAP stands for Multiple Animator Project. They are collaborative projects by many Scratchers that each contribute a brief animation to the project.
 
  
===CC===
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CC stands for Coloring Contest.  It is when the creator of the CC makes a line-art and the users who remix the project, color the line-art in.
 
  
===WIP===
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== A ==
WIP stands for 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.
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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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* AT:
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** Art Trade (when one trades art with another Scratcher if the person agrees).
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** It also stands for the [[Advanced Topics]] forum.
  
===AMV===
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== C ==
AMV stands for Animated Music Video. It is when a user creates a animation to go with a song.
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* CC:
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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.
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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.
  
===ST===
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== F ==
ST stands for [[Scratch Team]].
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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|date=June 2018}}
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* FPC: [[Front Page Curator]]; someone who puts projects on the front page for a week
  
===FPC===
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== I ==
FPC stands for [[Front Page Curator]].  
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* IRL: In real life; as in not on the internet or on Scratch.
  
===SDS===
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== L ==
SDS stands for [[Scratch Design Studio]].
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* LTL: Lyrics Taken Literally; when a Scratcher creates a project with backdrops/sprites showing what music lyrics look like literally.
  
===F4F===
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== M ==
F4F stands for [[F4F|Follow for Follow]]. It is when a Scratcher wants to follow someone, but the Scratcher they follow has to follow them back.
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* MAP: Multiple Animator Project; they are collaborative projects by many Scratchers that each
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contribute a brief animation to the project.
  
===IRL===
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== O ==
IRL stands for in real life. As in, not on the internet or Scratch.
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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.
  
===VAR===
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== P ==
VAR stands for Voice Acting Request.
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* PMV: Picture Music Video; it is a type of [[Multiple Animator Project|MAP]].
  
===AT===
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== S ==
AT stands for Art Trade. You can trade art with another Scratcher if the person agrees!
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* SDS: [[Scratch Design Studio]]; a studio that has a different theme every so often.
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* ST: [[Scratch Team]].
  
===OC===
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== V ==
OC stands for Original Character, it's basically your profile picture that was designed by/for you.
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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.
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* VAR:
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** Voice Acting Request; similar to VAO.
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** Smaller version of [[variables]].
  
===VAO===
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== W ==
VAO stands for Voice Acting Order. You could order something from a shop on the [[Discussion Forums]] and ask for a VAO.
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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.
  
==See Also==
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== 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.

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZOther


A

  • 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.

C

  • 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.

F

I

  • IRL: In real life; as in not on the internet or on Scratch.

L

  • LTL: Lyrics Taken Literally; when a Scratcher creates a project with backdrops/sprites showing what music lyrics look like literally.

M

  • MAP: Multiple Animator Project; they are collaborative projects by many Scratchers that each

contribute a brief animation to the project.

O

  • OC: Original Character; a character that one has created for the first time that they can use for various things in projects.

P

  • PMV: Picture Music Video; it is a type of MAP.

S

V

  • 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.

W

  • 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.

See Also