My Little Pony Acronyms:
BBE=Beddy-bye Eyes, eyes that open and close on ponies.
BnG=Brush n' Grow
Deflocked=referring to the flocking on the So Softs being removed
DnP=Dance N' Prance
DnW=Drink n' Wet
DS=display side of pony
Fakie=not a real MLP
Flocking=the soft fur like stuff on So Soft ponies
G1= Generation one ponies released from 1981-1996
G2=Generation Two ponies, released from 1997-2003
G3=Generation three ponies, released in 2003-2009.
G4=Refers to the current line of ponies, also known as FiM
Grail=most sought after pony
LSPP=Licensing Show Pinkie Pie
LSR=Licensing Show Rarity
MB=Mountain Boy Pony
MLP=My Little Pony
NBBE=non beddy-bye eyes
NBT=Newborn Twin Pony
NDS=non display side
NSS=Non So Soft
Nirvana=Foreign pony, rare variations or prototypes
SHS=Sweet Heart Sister
SLH=Super Long Hair
TAF=Twice as Fancy
TE=Twinkle Eye Ponies
WW or Winger=Windy Wing
Other Commonly Used My Little Pony Terms:
Bait=Pony in very poor condition, chew marks, holes, permanent marks, etc.
BIN=Buy It Now - found on Ebay and other auction sites
Brony=Refers to a male collector
CB= custom bait, good fodder for making a custom pony
Cancer=Referring to the breakdown of plastic over time on a pony, usually brown in color. Does not spread from pony to pony but can get worse on a pony once it begins.
Chibi=referring to the ponies in the Ponyville line, another name for mini
Cutie Mark=referring to the ponies symbol
DC=Dream Castle play set
ETA=Edited to add
EUC=excellent used condition
FBR = full body repaint
FiM=Refers to the new line of Friendship is Magic
IMO=In my opinion
LPS=Littlest Pet Shop
MIA=missing in action
MIB=mint in box or bag
MIE=mint in egg
MIP=mint in package
MLP Fair=Big pony meet run by the fair staff held in the United States. Usually it is held sometime around July each year.
MOC=mint on card
NARU = Not A Registered User (on ebay)
Nirvana=Nirvana is the original home of the Variant MLP collector niche! Originally tagged as a type of ponies for the "advanced" collector, since gaining notriety in the Spotlight, these stunning ponies have grabbed the eye of new and old collectors alike. Their unique color combinations and exotic appeal make these girls among the top-sought vintage MLP Items. Pony Nirvana, the first forum of its kind, launched at the Arena in 2003 and has been the go-to hub for rare pony information and (every so often!) new variant discoveries by collectors worldwide.
NM=near mint (condition of pony)
NRFB=never removed from box
NRFC=never removed from card
NRFP=never removed from package
OOAK=one of a kind
OOB=out of box
OOP=out of package
PE=Paradise Estate Play set
Pin Dot Mold=Mold splotches on a pony, usually brown with a dark brown or black spot in the middle. Can be treated and can spread from pony to pony.
Pony Con=Also known as the UK Pony Convention, like the MLP Fair but held in the UK, also once a year, usually in the fall.
POTD=Pony of the day
PM=Private Message, Arena's email system
RAOK=Random Act of Kindness
RAOPK = Random Act of Pony Kindness
Regrind=Where old plastic is melted down and used with new plastic to create a pony. Over time the old plastic breaks down and shows up on the pony, sometimes looking like highlighter marks. Incurable.
SDCC = San Diego Comic Con - each year Hasbro releases an exclusive pony
Shill Bidding=Where the person selling the items is also bidding on their item to drive the price up, usually under another username/ID they have created or a family/friends account.
TRU=Toys R Us
WIP = work in progress
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