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    Nice Work Stuart.

    You forgot the Aussie training agency; the Federated Australian Rebreather Trainers - FART
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    And

    BOB - Bail Out 'Breather

    (Or "Best On Board" according to Steve and his tale of the airline stewardessess!!)

    MUPPET - Most Uncordinated Person Padi Ever Trained

    Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bear
    And

    BOB - Bail Out 'Breather

    (Or "Best On Board" according to Steve and his tale of the airline stewardessess!!)

    Cheers
    hehe. Or "Battery Operated Boyfriend" for some of the lovely ladies where I work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve

    You forgot the Aussie training agency; the Federated Australian Rebreather Trainers - FART
    No that's taken. Stands for Flatluence Assisted Rebreather Technology.
    That's the one you can shove up your ...

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    You also forgot:

    PUE

    and

    PADIANNTIAC

    but I let you find the explanation for those here:

    http://www.users.on.net/~abowie/PFTM.htm

    Cheers :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by caveseeker7
    No that's taken. Stands for Flatluence Assisted Rebreather Technology.
    That's the one you can shove up your ...
    Ooower, now there is a go. The next deep diving gas: METHOX

    Apologies to ADM and the classic story.
    http://www.advanceddivermagazine.com...DFs/Methox.pdf

    Cheers

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    Here's some more cave related acronyms for you:
    Of course the:
    ASS - Alberta Speleological Society

    and also:
    BCSF - BC Speleological Federation
    UVCC - University of Victoria Caving Club (the only one in Canada!)
    SUMP - such an unpleasant mud puddle

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    Quote Originally Posted by jptaylor9
    And there was me thinking DIR was "Dive Inspiration Rebreather" :D
    I am still laughing each time I thought about "DIL"...

    Might have to make a T-shirt out of that...

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    Inspiration Vision

    Inspiration Classic

    How about :-

    DILLIGAF ; Does it look like I give A F**k.

    TLA ; Three Letter Abreviation.

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