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JohanCruyff

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New acronym patent: WO?
« on: November 12, 2014, 07:46:46 AM »
As an Italian reader of this forum, I have learnt several acronyms (not only photografic):
 
AF: autofocus (in Italy we use autofocus as a noun, but not as a verb: "mettere a fuoco" sounds like "to put to focus")
AFAIK: as far as I know
AFMA: autofocus micro-adjustment
BS: Biased Score (thanks Neuro)  ;D
DSLR: in Italy we are lazy and we call it just "reflex"
FF: Full frame (also used in Italian)
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etc.
 
 
Now my question is: can I apply for a patent for the new indispensable acronym WO?
 
For example: let's write "I shoot WO" instead of "I shoot wide open".
 
If my new acronym patenting request is accepted, how much will I be able to charge as royalty for each use? Will I get rich?
 
 
 
 
P.S. Just before clicking the "Post" button, I made a google-check and realized that the acronym is not new [https://www.google.it/search?hl=it&source=hp&q=%22i+shoot+wo%22].
An opportunity for easy money just vanished.  :(   :(   :(    :'(   :'(   :'(
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New acronym patent: WO?
« on: November 12, 2014, 07:46:46 AM »

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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2014, 08:17:15 AM »
W/o= without

So sure it is different, but probably not different enough.
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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2014, 08:19:40 AM »
re  your patent on WO?  I think it is NG and you are SOL.  ;)
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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2014, 08:20:53 AM »
As I wasn't able to find any list of abbreviations I already contacted the morderatos about making a sticky thread on this with an alphabetical order. (If I was too dumb to use the "search" function properly and this already exists, please let me know)
The original post (=OP) could then be updated maybe once a month to regain the alphabetical order.

Of course I could have done this already, but I think it is much better done by the admins. Why?

If that is not done by a forum member but the admins, they could always do that and it is not depending on the presence of the certain member. (One could also quit the forum membership).
« Last Edit: November 12, 2014, 08:22:55 AM by Maximilian »
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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2014, 10:00:24 AM »
W/o= without
So sure it is different, but probably not different enough.

Can I suggest that W/O = without and WO = wide open?  :-\
 
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The original post (=OP) could then be updated maybe once a month to regain the alphabetical order.
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I thought OP meant Opening Post.  :'(   :'(   :'(
 
 
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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2014, 05:47:31 PM »

I thought OP meant Opening Post.  :'(   :'(   :'(


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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2014, 05:52:28 PM »
WOW --- Great Breasts! (American usage, ...different in Brazil.)  8)

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« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2014, 05:52:28 PM »

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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2014, 02:39:57 AM »
hahahahaha

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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2015, 10:27:49 AM »
I just noticed that another very specific acronym has been patented.  :)

YAPODFC. 

Yet another prediction of doom for Canon.

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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2015, 10:33:25 AM »
DMMBOTS - Don't Make Me Bring Out The Squirrels.....
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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2015, 10:34:58 AM »
and around here... WO stands for Warrant Officer
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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #11 on: July 03, 2015, 01:43:00 PM »
WO Walk Out
WO Walk Over
WO Wanita Oetama
WO Wayang Orang
WO Wedding Organizer

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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2015, 07:38:26 PM »
FWIW (For What It's Worth), I think WO is without in general usage, but in the end YMMV (Your Milage May Vary)

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« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2015, 07:38:26 PM »

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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2015, 08:12:06 PM »
Slippery slope. Posts will begin to look like a bunch of jumbled letters.

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Re: New acronym patent: WO?
« Reply #14 on: Today at 03:18:08 AM »
I think YAPODFC and DMMBOTS are closely related enough to make YAPODFCDMMBOTS justifiable, but only if used in direct conjunction with squirrels... Which would probably get you banned but man it would be worth it!
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