Everyone knows that online games have their own special languages. EverQuest II is no exception! This can be a bit daunting for folks new to the game (even if they're old MMO veterans). So here, we've tried to compile a list of commonly used EQII slang.

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af auto-follow
affliction types of debuffs - trauma, noxious, elemental, magic, curse
afk away from keyboard
aggro the mob's hate or aggression
aggro range the distance at which an aggro mob will "see" you
alchy alchemist
anon anonymous
aoe area of effect
assist person who determines which mob to target
avatar representations of the gods on Norrath
bb Blackburrow
bbm Butcherblock Mountains
bio potty break
blue aoe area of effect spell that lands on any nearby mob
bm bonemore
box/boxer someone who plays multiple characters in game simultaneously
brb be right back
brig brigand class
brt be right there
bs barren sky
btw by the way
buff a beneficial spell cast on yourself or allies
burn kill a mob quickly with lots of dps
carp  carpenter
cc crowd control
cl Commonlands
CoM city of mist
combine to craft an item out of raw materials
conjy conjuror class
contested mob or zone that is not instanced and anyone can access
CoV crypt of Valdoon
crafter someone who makes items, armour, food, etc
csp crush, slash, pierce
ct cazic-thule
cu see you
custom ui 3rd party ui - profit, fetish, etc
dd direct damage
dd daily double - quest obtainable in the Moors that offers bonuses for running specific dungeons in TSO
de-aggro usually a spell or combat art to make the mob hate you less
de-buff removes beneficial stats of mobs
detrimental debuffs on you or your allies
ding to gain a level
dkp dragon kill points
dlw darklight wood
dof desert of flames - EQII's 1st expansion
dot damage over time
dps damage per second
ds damage shield
EF Everfrost
efp east freeport
EL Enchanted Lands
encounter a mob or group of mobs
eof echoes of faydwer - EQII's 3rd expansion
epic level 80 class specific weapons, mobs that are labeled epic, crafting epics
epic crafters crafters who can make the updates for the crafting epics
Evac spell that transports you/group to the nearest safe point.
farmer someone who repeatedly kills the same content to acquire items of value to sell for in-game wealth
fd feign death
feather healer spell that gives everyone in the group a healer only res
ffa free for all
fg fallen gate
fp freeport
fp/frep/freep freeporter
frontal refers to direction that the mob can attack, cast spells
ftl for the lose
ftw for the win
fuel crafting component required for recipes
gank negative term to refer to killing another player
gfay greater faydark
gm game master
group aoe area of effect spell that lands only on linked mobs
guard guardian class
guide volunteers who run quests and other activities in game
hate list the mob's mental tally of who it hates and in what order
heals healer classes (Inquisitor/Templar/Mystic/Defiler/Warden/Fury)
ho heroic opportunity
immunity state of not being able to attack or be attacked
imo/imho in my opinon/in my humble opinion
inc incoming
inq inquisitor class
instance single group/raid content
jk just kidding or joking
jw jarsath wastes
KC karnor's castle
kj kunzar jungle
kk okay
knockback ability to push a mob/player away
kos kingdom of sky - EQII's 2nd expansion
kp kylong plains
ks kill steal - to purposely jump ahead of another player to kill a mob
l8r later
leash the point at which a mob will no longer pursue you if you run away
lf looking for
lfay lesser faydark
lfg looking for group
lfm looking for more
lfr looking for raid
lfw  looking for work
lock warlock class
locked a player is unable to enter a zone because of their lockout timer
lockout/zone timer the time that must pass before you can revisit a completed zone
lol laugh/ing out loud
loot rewards gained from killing mobs
lp loping plains
LS Lavastorm
m8 mate
ma  main assist
master crafter a crafter who has completed their epic quest and earned the title Master of their chosen tradeskill
max range to fight at the maximum distance your spells or attacks will reach
mc mastercrafted items made from rare materials
meatshield a tank
mez mesmerize - spell that stuns a mob so that it can be dealt with at a later time
mini ding 10% of a level that resets health and power back to full
mit mitigation
mob attackable creature/npc
mom mines of meldrath
mt main tank
named boss mobs 
ne1 anyone
nek castle nektropos castle
nerf/nerfed reduction in power/uberness of items, classes, etc
newb/newbie new player to the game
nfp north freeport
node stealer someone who harvests the same node you are currently harvesting
nodes shrubs, dens, roots, etc that yield raw materials for crafting
noob experienced player who should know better
np no problem
npc non player character
nuke/nuking direct damage spells
oop/oom out of power! Out of mana!
op over powered
ot  off tank
otw on the way
pally paladin class
pao palace of the ancient one
parse listing of dps or heals tracked through a 3rd party program
patrol/wanderers mobs who move about
pb Peat Bog
pb Pawbuster
pc player character or price check
persistant instance instance that you can partially complete and come back another time to finish
ph place holder - refers to a mob that spawns in the place of a special mob
pls please
poa palace of the awakened
pof pillar of flames
port travel by druid portal/wizard teleport
pos percussion of stone (spell)
potm Precision of the Maestro (spell)
proc effect that triggers from weapons or spells
provy/provie provisioner
pug pick up group
pull to attract a mob's attention
pur pick up raid
pvp player vs player
q qeynosian
qfe quoted for emphasis
qft quotes for truth
raider player who raids
ranged distance attacks
rares rare harvested materials used for mastercrafted items, armour, and spells
raws raw components for tradeskills that can be harvested from nodes out in the world
re runnyeye
res, rez, rezzes, etc resurrect, bringing back to life - revives a character on the spot so they can continue playing without having to run back from the respawn point
rev revive - respawn at safe point
rip/peel pull aggro off the person who currently holds it
rmt real money transaction
rofl rolling on the floor laughing
roflmao rolling on the floor laughing my *** off
rok rise of kunark - EQII's 4th expansion
root spell that immobilzes a mob so that it can't move towards you
RoV ruins of varsoon
rp/rping roleplay/roleplaying
run run away! Flee for your life! Save yourself!
sc station cash
sfp south freeport
sh Stormhold
shard/heart items passed out by conjy's and necros to convert hitpoints to mana
shiny/shinie/glowy collectables found on the ground
sk shadowknight class
sos sanctum of the scaleborn
sow Spirit of the Wolf (run speed buff)
spawn point point at which a mob or player enters the game/zone
spawn time the time between death and when a mob reenters the game/zone
squishy classes that can't take much damage
ss sinking sands
static mobs who remain fixed
strat strategy
t1-t8 (t=tier) term used to designate which block of ten levels players, content, items etc fall into
tank the person in the group designated to keep the mob's hate and soak damage from the rest of the group
tank and spank straight fighting
target through when you keep a member of your party targeted in order to fight/cast on their targetted mob
td timorous deep
temp templar class
thx thank you
tso the shadow odyssey - EQII's 5th expansion
trak trakanon
ts tradeskills or Thundering Steppes zone
tt tenebrous tangle
tyvm thank you very much
ui user interface
utility classes whose main purpose is to buff/debuff
vet veteran reward
voes vault of the eternal sleeper
wc wailing caves
wfp west freeport
wheel ui element that shows the abilities needed to complete/progress a heroic opportunity
wipe when the entire group/raid dies to an encounter
wiz wizard class
woe ward of elements
woody woodworker
ws weaponsmith
wtf what the [insert expletive here]
yw you're welcome
zerg rushing an enemy with no plan, just a mass of bodies
zerk/zerker berserker class
zomg fake surprise/sarcasm
zone (noun) a location in the game
zone (verb) cross the boundaries of the area you are in to move to another