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As with other editions of RuneScape, RuneScape Classic also has its own slang terminology. You may see the following while talking in RSC. Feel free to edit or add to this list. Also, please refrain from using derogatory or potentially offensive language.

Miscellaneous

AbbreviationMeaning
@at
1-iteming / One-itemingUsing a single item (usually weapon) to minimise the risk when player-killing, often in conjunction with the Protect items Prayer.
24/724 hours a day, 7 days a week.
2dayToday
2hTwo-handed sword
3 hitKilling the opponent within the first 3 rounds of combat (when retreat without teleporting is not an option) (See KO)
2007 scape / Old School / OSRSOld School RuneScape

A

AbbreviationMeaning
Acc(s)Account (character); Amulet of accuracy
Addy / AdamantAdamantite
AfkAway from keyboard
AfkingA character logged in or training while the player has gone away from the keyboard or lost focus in the game.
Air(s)Air rune
AkaAlso known as
AlchHigh level alchemy, Low level alchemy
Ammy / AmmiesAmulet
Anti(s)Cure poison potion; Anti dragon breath shield
ArdyArdougne
AsapAs soon as possible
AtmAt the moment
Att / Atk / AttkAttack

B

AbbreviationMeaning
B / BilBillion (e.g. 1b = 1,000,000,000)
BarbBarbarian (ex: Barbarian Village, Barbarian Outpost)
Barb V / BV / BBV / BBvillBarbarian Village
BaxeBattleaxe
BbBye bye; Big bones
BblBe back later
BbonesBig bones
BfBest friend; Boy friend
BffBest friend forever
BlkBlack weapon/armour
BotComputer program that is designed to play/train a character automatically (against the rules)
Br(z)Bronze
BrbBe right back
BrtBe right there
BSBank sale; Back Stab(ber); Bow string; Bull crap
Bsale / BSBank sale - Selling a large number of assorted items
BtsBe there soon
BtwBy the way

C

AbbreviationMeaning
C'Bow / cbow / xbowCrossbow (ex: Phoenix xbow = Phoenix Crossbow)
CammyCamelot
Cath / CathyCatherby
CBCombat level; Multi cannon ball (Renamed as Cannonball in RS2)
CCChanging channel (switching worlds/servers, commonly used by PKers)
ChainChainmail, Chain Mail Body
ChestChest plate armor
ChoobA high-level player who acts foolish/childish (ex. begging lower-level players for money when they have or should have the knowledge & experience to obtain it on their own). The account can give the appearance of being a choob if the account was traded and the current player is actually a Newbie.
Clost, C-lostConnection lost (See Dced)
CSCustomer Support

D

AbbreviationMeaning
D / DragDragon equipment (not typically used to refer to dragon monsters)
DaggDagger
Daxe / Dbaxe / DBADragon battle Axe
D bonesDragon Bones
Dced / Dc'd / DCDisconnected from the game world/server
DDDeath dot - used to describe a group of PKers all standing on one spot so that it appears as if only one person is there.
DefDefense
Def NoobDefense Noob - used among PKers to describe a person who has a very high Defense level while having a low combat level.
D longDragon Sword - players who play RuneScape 2 may use this term as the Dragon Sword was renamed Dragon Longsword in RS2
D medDragon medium helmet
DMDeath Match - players who are fighting each other in the Wilderness may agree to fight to the death (no retreating, even if they run out of food)
D stone Dragonstone (either cut or uncut)

E

AbbreviationMeaning
Edge / EdgyEdgeville
'ElloHello
EmmyEmerald
Etc.Et cetera - a way of saying "and so forth" -or- "and so on" -or- "the list goes on"
Exp / XpExperience

F

AbbreviationMeaning
F2P / F2Per / Ftp / FreersFree-to-play (Non-member RuneScape players)
FallyFalador
FI / FallFall in - used to get people to follow a leader into a war or battle or player killing trip.
FlFriends list (See Ignored)
FlatHaving level 99 Attack, Defense, Strength, and Hitpoints.
Flip / FlippingBuying an item and selling it shortly thereafter for a quick profit. (See Merching)
FMFiremaking; Forum Moderator
Fraw(s)Free raw fish, when at a fishing spot (i.e. trout and salmon).
FroobFree-to-play noob; Frugal noob - A high-level player who others assume should be able to afford better equipment (or more willing to risk it) or utilize better/more expensive training methods. (See Noob, Choob)

G

AbbreviationMeaning
G2g / gtgGot to go
GGGood Game - Said after a Pvp fight.
Gold sinkRemoval of an in-game item that holds a monetary value (ex. 30gp boat ride to/from Karamja)
GpCoins (gold pieces)
GuthGuthix

H

AbbreviationMeaning
Hellies / Hells / HHHellhounds
Hemmy / HemiHemenster
Herb(y) / HerbloreHerblaw
High alchHigh level alchemy
HillsGiants (renamed as Hill Giants in RS2
HopTo change worlds/servers
HPRefers to a player's Hitpoints level or remaining health.
HPKHonour PKing (See No Honour)
HybridA player who fights using more than one combat type (Melee, Magic, Ranged).

I

AbbreviationMeaning
Ignore(d)Ignore list; added the other player to one's Ignore list (See Fl)
IIRCIf I recall correctly
IMOIn my opinion
Inv / InvoInventory

J

AbbreviationMeaning
JkJust kidding, Joking
JModJagex Moderator/Employee

K

AbbreviationMeaning
KKilo (thousand) (e.g. 1k = 1,000)
KOKnock-out; instant kill (See 3 hit)
KBDKing Black Dragon
KCKill count
KiteKiteshield

L

AbbreviationMeaning
Large / lrgLarge helmet
Law(s)Law rune
LegsLeg plate armor
LesserLesser demon
Lob(s) / LobbyLobster
LocLocation
Lol / Lul / LawlLaughing out loud
LongLongsword; Longbow
LootItems dropped by a player/monster upon death.
LooterOne that gathers on the spot of a kill in hopes they can get something valuable.
LmaoLaughing my ass off
Lumby / LummyLumbridge

M

AbbreviationMeaning
M / MilMillion (e.g. 1m = 1,000,000)
Mage / MagerA player who uses Magic more than Ranged or Melee.
Mage tankPlayer with high Magic and Defense.
MainA player's most commonly played character, typically the one with the most game progress or the player's first account.
Maxed / MaxingWhen 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.
MBMage bank, inside the Mage Arena in deep Wilderness
MbMy bad (for making a mistake)
MedMedium helmet
Mem / MembMember
Merch(ing) / MerchantingThe buying of an item then selling it later on in order to make a profit. (See flipping)
MithMithril

N

AbbreviationMeaning
NatNature rune
Newbie / Newb / Noob / NubA new, uninformed, or inexperienced player. (See Froob, Choob)
NFSNot for sale
NHNo Honour - a player who wins by any means necessary in PvP (See Honour)
NllNever left Lumbridge
NpNo problem
NPCNon-player character

O

AbbreviationMeaning
Off / OlLogging offline from the game.
OicOh, I see
OmgOh, my god
One-iteming / 1-itemingUsing a single item (usually weapon) to minimise the risk when player-killing, often in conjunction with the Protect items Prayer.
Old School / OSRS / 2007 scapeOld School RuneScape

P

AbbreviationMeaning
P2P(er)Pay-to-play - a member or piece of members-only content
PassPassword (the word password is censored in-game); Shantay pass; Underground Pass
PawParents are watching
Ph / PhatPartyhat
PickPickaxe
PJerSomeone who pile jumps; going out into the Wilderness specifically to pile jump.
PJingPile jumping - the act of initiating combat with an enemy as soon as they've left combat with another opponent in effort to prevent them from healing or retreating.
PK(ing/s)Player killing - the act of fighting another player, usually in the Wilderness.
PKerSomeone who PKs
Plate / Pl8Plate mail body or Plate mail top
Pls / PlzPlease
PModPlayer Moderator
Pot(s)Potion; Lobster pot. Can be used to inform other players to drink potions ("pot up"). There is also an item named pot.
Pot upDrink your potion and prepare for battle.
PpPickpocket; Prayer potion
PplPeople
Pray Pot / Ppot // PpPrayer potion
PureSomeone who trains only one type of skill; someone who focuses on a specific combat skill (see Skiller).
PvPPlayer-versus-player, in a duel or the Wilderness.

Q

AbbreviationMeaning
QP(s)Quest Points

R

AbbreviationMeaning
R2HRune two-handed sword
Rags / Raggers / RaggingUsed in the Wilderness as someone with inferior or cheap gear.
Red barredUsed to describe a monster/player with so few Hitpoints that its health bar is almost completely red.
Req(s)Requirement(s)
RimmyRimmington
RlReal life
RmRematch
RngRanged; random number generator (referring to, for example, how monster loot is generated)
RoflRolling on the floor laughing (See Lol)
Rq(ing)Rage quit(ting) - The act of leaving an activity or the game itself (sometimes in anger) because a result or expected result is unfavorable.
RSRuneScape
RS2RuneScape 2
RS3RuneScape 3
RSCRuneScape Classic
RSMVRuneScape Music Video
RSOFRuneScape Official Forums (operated by Jagex)
RuneRunite
RWTReal world trading

S

AbbreviationMeaning
SantaSanta hat
Saph / SappSapphire
SaraSaradomin
SeersSeers' Village and Camelot
ShiloShilo Village
SkillerSomeone who trains non-combat skills (can be any Combat level) or more commonly someone who trains non-combat skills primarily or exclusively (see Pure).
SqSquare shield
SsSuper Set (Super Attack Potion, Super Defense Potion, and Super Strength Potion)
StrStrength
Sup attSuper Attack Potion
Sup defSuper Defense Potion
Sup strSuper Strength Potion
SwordSwordfish; Sword; Longsword

T

AbbreviationMeaning
Tav / TavvyTaverley
Tele / tpTeleportation
TnlTo next level
Total / ttlSkills#Skill_total
TpTeleport
TyThank you

U

AbbreviationMeaning
UYou
UberSuper (Über in German)
UnidUnidentified herb
UrYou are / You're / Your
UtubeYoutube

V

AbbreviationMeaning
Varr, VarryVarrock
V SqVarrock Square (The very center of Varrock)

W

AbbreviationMeaning
w8Wait
WC(ing), WCWoodcutting; wrong chat
WepWeapon
Wild or WildyWilderness
WTBWant to buy [item name]
WTSWant to sell [item name]
W#World/Server #, where # is the world in question {e.g. "w2"}

X

AbbreviationMeaning
Xbow / cbowCrossbow
Xp / ExpExperience

Y

AbbreviationMeaning
YWhy
Yan / YannyYanille
YwYou're welcome

Z

AbbreviationMeaning
ZammyZamorak
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