For a list of terms created or used by Roblox staff, see List of common terms on Roblox.
For a list of LMaD terms, see Let's Make a Deal.

Like other online communities, Roblox uses common internet slang and slang exclusive to the community. These are words commonly used in the Roblox community, including slang.

General Slang Terms

Common Internet Slang

  • 1v1 - 1 versus 1 or one-on-one. Refers to combat games between two players exclusively with no outside interference.
  • AA - Admin abuse. Used when someone is abusing power to cause harm to other players or the game. Typically only used in games that utilize command scripts but can also be used in games that give users any sort of power over others.
  • AFK - Away from keyboard, similar to BRB. Used to show the player being away from the keyboard to do other short real-life actions.
  • AOS(er) - Arrest on sight; a person in law enforcement roleplaying games that arrests on sight.
  • Beaned - Banned.
  • Mic up - referring to wanting to get in a voice call and or talk, usually used after an insult or before.
  • BRB - Be right back. Similar to AFK.
  • Bruh - Internet meme and informal alternate word for "bro", commonly used as a generic response to something or meriting a reaction to something odd, wild, or nonsensical, which is commonly referred to as a "bruh moment".
  • BBG - Baby girl, or gorl in some sorts of humor. It is mostly joked by trollers, copy and pastes, and smol kids on Roblox from early January 2021. As of April 2021, the word was blocked, but people still find a way to say it
  • BTW - By the way.
  • DD - Dishonorably discharged. Mainly used in military roleplay games, it means that a player has been demoted or told to leave.
  • DM - Direct message.
  • Filterpass - Bypassing the chat filter to say an expletive on the site or in-game.
  • IRL - In real life.
  • IC - In character. Usually used in roleplaying games. Variations include IxC and IsC.
  • FFA - Free for all. A battle match with no teams.
  • FP - Free Paint. Commonly used in Country RP Games.
  • FRP - Fail roleplay. Used in roleplaying games to describe players poorly roleplaying.
  • GG - Good game; common internet etiquette after the end of a round in round-based games.
  • Git Gud - Slang variation of "get good", often telling other players to get better at the game.
  • GTG or G2G - Got to go. Used if the player has to leave a game for any kind of reason.
  • IDC - I don't care.
  • IDK - I don't know.
  • IIRC - If I recall/remember correctly.
  • IKR - I know, right?
  • ILY - I love you.
    • ILYSM - I love you so much.
  • ISTG - I swear to God. Used for frustration or annoyance.
  • KOS(er) - Kill on sight; a person that kills on sight.
  • KO - Knock(ed) out.
  • WO - Wipe(d) out.
  • LOL - Laugh(ing) out loud. Used to indicate laughter. Multiple O's may indicate a funnier reaction.
  • Missclick/Misspress - Accidentally pressing a function button often hitting someone nearby.
  • Newb or Newbie - A new player to a game that may have little understanding of how to play the game.
    • Noob - Derived from "newb", this word refers to new players. Players may incorrectly use this word as an insult for someone they think or know can be beaten very easily. Common variations include "n00b" & "nub".
  • NGL - Not gonna lie.
  • No u - Shortened version of "no you", a generic and intentionally childish retort by people who are insulted by another person, which seemingly reflects back said insult.
  • OFC - Of course.
  • OK boomer - A meme which rose to popularity in November to December 2019. Used to respond to people presumed to have a "boomer" or conservative mindset, though this is now considered a "dead meme".
  • OMG - Oh my God/goodness/gosh; variations include "ZOMG". Used to show surprise.
    • OML - Oh my lord/life/LOL.
  • OoC - Out of character. Used in roleplaying games to describe messages out of the roleplay narrative.
  • OoG - Out of game. Used in games to notify or tell other players that the content is out of game.
  • Owned - Means that a player has been defeated, often hilariously or embarrassingly. Variations include Pwned.
  • ODer - One who takes part in online dating; online dater.
  • OP - Overpowered.
  • P2W - Pay-2-win. Refers to games that contain microtransactions, particularly PVP games, where people who spend more on microtransactions will have a noticeable advantage over others.
  • Pls/Plz - Shortened and more common version of "please".
  • PM - Private message.
  • Pwned - Similar to owned, but for situations where stronger force was used to achieve victory. Some believe it also was derived from the chess term "pawned". It has fallen out of favor since the mid-2010s.
  • Rekt - A more commonly used and modern variation of Owned.
  • ROFL - Rolling on floor laughing. Used for situations that are very funny.
  • RDM or RDMing - Random death-match. Used primarily in roleplay scenarios involving a player-vs-player mechanic in which a player attacks others for no reason.
  • RK or RKing - Randomly killing, random killing, or random kills, depending on context. Often synonymous with RDM.
  • RN - Right now
  • Skid - Short for script kiddie, a derogatory insult commonly used against exploiters, especially those using publicly distributed exploits.
  • SMH - Shaking my head. Primarily used to indicate disapproval. Can also mean 'so much hate'.
  • Spam - The act of repetition. It can refer to many things such as chat spam, in which a player chats indiscriminately and repeatedly at the annoyance of other players.
  • STG - Swear to god. Used for frustration or annoyance.
    • ISTG - A longer but more common version of STG.
  • TDM - Team death match. A battle with two or more teams.
  • Tea - Gossip, or relating to drama.
  • TH - Short for the heck/hell. Mostly used when something crazy happens.
  • THX - Thanks.
  • Troll - A user who intentionally tries to garner reactions out of other users, especially in order to incite anger.
  • TY - Thank you.
    • TYSM - Thank you so much.
    • TYVM - Thank you very much.
  • Voided - Ignoring another person in a roleplay, often due to a failed roleplay, being annoying, or trolling.
  • WDYM - Short for what do you mean. Used when something someone said is unclear. Can also mean 'Why do you mind'.
  • WTH - Short for what the heck/hell. Mostly used when something wild or surprising happens.
  • WYD - What('re) you doing?
  • EZ - shorter version of easy.
  • Based - A reply to when someone does something that shows them not caring about what others think, no matter the situation.

Slang Exclusive to ROBLOX

  • . - A single dot/period can express disapproval, disappointment, shock to the point of one being 'speechless', irritation, and/or a negative feeling of confusion or confused surprise; its is sometimes used to hide previous speech by saying it 3 times.
  • A/C - Accept/counter. Commonly used in trading to either request that someone accepts or counters the trade or to tell someone that they will.
  • A/D - Accept/decline, Similar as agree/disagree and yes/no, trading term commonly used by one asking others if they should accept or decline a trade.
  • BA - Bad Alien. Since a Roblox administrator accidentally called Alan (JacksSmirkingRevenge) "Alien", this abbreviation was in popular use during TNL Twitch live streams. It has since fallen out of use and is rarely used.
  • Banned forever - Termination of a Roblox account, phrase popularized by ROBLOX YouTuber Faave.
  • BB - Brickbattle.
  • Beamed- Usually refers to limited items being stolen from an account (e.g. "Beamed by Kareem").
  • Bloxxed - Refers to when a player has been killed or defeated by another player, since R6 avatars are usually dismembered upon death, causing the "blocks" that make up their bodies to fall to the ground.
  • Bobux - Meme misspelling of Robux, originating from the CallMeCarson Discord cult. It is often used to satirize the value of Robux and gaming microtransactions in general.
    • Roux - Similar earlier misspelling of Robux that became memetic over time, though entirely based on the typo rather than having any sort of commentary.
  • Boosted ape - A term used to describe players who got powerful because of their friends boosting them to that level
  • Boot boy - Generally derogatory term referring to predominantly male players active in military-related roleplay groups (this sometimes extends to law enforcement groups), often using avatars with military-related clothing and accessories, as well as faces perceived as stoic or serious such as Serious Scar Face or Suspicious.
  • Bypass - Describes any asset (clothing, audio, decals etc.) or chat message that would otherwise violate the Community Rules but manages to get past initial moderation screening or chat filters. These often range from swear words to highly explicit or offensive audios, clothing and more.
  • Car[number], dec[number], month[number], grade[number], [number] inch, uw[number], [number]cm, par[number], music[number], cm[number], [number]m , [number]pt and ss[number]- Filter bypasses primarily used by players with under 13 accounts to chat numbers ( [number]m and [number]pt are the only ones that work currently). Also commonly used for sharing audio and decal IDs.
  • Comped - Short for compromised, used to describe hacked Roblox accounts. Similar to PGed or Beamed.
  • Copypaste/Copy and Paste/ CNP/Ctrl-C + Ctrl-V - A derogatory term used to describe a specific aesthetic trend of female avatars heavily influenced by contemporary hip-hop, emo, and e-girl/boy culture. The term itself derives from two or more avatars adhering to this trend to appear almost indistinguishable from one another, as if they were "copied".
  • Dizzy, Disco cord, Discourd, Dis, Disco, Dripcord, DC, Thiscord, Communications Server, Disc, Discard, Discowod, Cord, Dis "Spinal" cord, Diswourd, Dzskord, and Kord- Filter bypasses for the instant messaging service Discord.
  • Dev Hunt - Used for Egg Hunts that take place in multiple places; this is done to maximize the number of developers that profit from the event.
  • Fat legs - Term used to describe an avatar trend of combining the torso of the Woman with the default legs (this sometimes extends to the legs of the Man bundle, as well as the Classic and Neoclassic bundles). This trend is perceived by some community members as ugly and jarring, and this reputation additionally led to the trend seeing more ironic usage by trolls.
  • Get noob/Get noobed - Memetic phrase created and popularized by ROBLOX YouTuber Flamingo, often said by players when they win a game.
  • Ice arms/legs/limbs - Term used to describe the avatar trend of equipping the arms and/or legs seen in the Frost Guard General, particularly with the Robloxian 2.0 and Superhero packages. this term is no longer used as much, due to the Trend falling out of style as of 2019.
  • Go commit [action] - A Roblox meme originating from the go commit die image. Usually intended as a way to tell users to seriously harm themselves, or to experience other actions with negative connotations without getting their message censored by the chat filters. The actions described may occasionally be oddly specific in nature, in order to add to humor or shock value. The full phrase has since been censored as of mid-2019, but many players simply say "commit [action]" instead.
  • KS - Filter bypass for "kiss". Also used to refer to kill stealers in player-vs-player games, along with the term "vulture".
  • LV - Filter bypass for "love". Also short for "level" in games with a level system.
  • LVL - Short for "level" in games with a level system.
  • Mic up - A phrase used to taunt or intimidate the recipient into joining them in a voice call, usually via Discord or other services with that feature. It is heavily associated with the Ro-gangster subculture and has become ridiculed into becoming memetic.
  • NFT - Commonly used in trading games/communities when an item is "Not for Trade".
  • NGF - Commonly used in trading to say "not going first". (Usually used when mass sending in limited trading, or cross trading.)
  • Obby - Short for obstacle course.
  • Oof - The Roblox death sound. Usually used when something negative has happened, sometimes ironically.
  • OP - Shortened form of 'overpay', a slang commonly used in trading when making a trade giving multiple items for one item usually worth almost all of the combined items, hence overpaying.
    • Can also mean 'overpowered,' especially in the context of PVP or RP-oriented games
  • PGed - Password guessed, often used as an assumption towards accounts typically from 2011 or earlier, especially if they do not have the Verified Sign or have a low concentration of badges or hats across different periods of time, commonly referred to as a "hat gap".
  • RAP - An individual limited item's Recent Average Price, or a user's value of all of their combined limited items in Recent Average Price commonly used in trading circumstances.
  • Salad Hair - A usually derogatorily used term referring to the Holiday Crown.
  • Slender - The male/masculine equivalent of the Copypaste term, though this term does not hold as much derogatory connotations. It derives its name from the usage of R15 scaling options as well as the legs of certain bundles in order to appear as tall as possible, as well as the usage of the Robloxian 2.0 package, which some have compared to the Slender Man, an iconic fictional creepypasta character and internet meme. Otherwise, its aesthetic inspiration is near identical to its feminine counterpart. More info can be found here.
  • Tags or Tagging - Short for hashtags/hashtagging. Used for when a player's words are censored and replaced with the hashtag (#) symbol by Roblox's chat filter.
  • Termed - Short form of a user who is terminated.
  • TF - Filter bypass for "wtf", currently this has been censored and patched, but not with a space in between.
  • TT, Tic Tok, Tig Tok, and Tic Toc - Filter bypasses for the social media app "TikTok".
  • USD-bought - A term referring to Robux or limited items that have been purchased off-site for real money, which is a violation of the Terms of Service and can result in account deletion. People who purchase or sell limited items or Robux for real money offsite are referred to as USDers or variations thereof.
  • UUC method - Trading term referring to scam method that first emerged in March 2020 through exploiting a vulnerability within the Roblox website. When utilized, the exploit causes accepted trade to remain processing indefinitely and unable to be cancelled, but the victim will lose their Limiteds and the scammer keeps their offered items. The exploit is named after the currently terminated user UUC, who is understood as the first notable user to make use of the exploit.
  • Uuhhh - Alternative word for "oof", refers to the Roblox death sound by its official file name (uuhhh.wav).
  • Dog water - A word used by Users to tell someone they are bad without bypassing an offensive word.
  • Imao - lmao, but with a capital i due to its similarity to a l. this is said due to lmao being blacklisted.
  • QDer - QDer is ODer, just now that it is used more often now due to ODer being blacklisted.
  • bussy - Bussy, is just p***y due to blacklisting.

Forum Slang

The Forums are no longer active on Roblox, so these terms are mostly obsolete.

Forum and imageboard terms were used exclusively in forums.

Common Forum Slang

  • Post - A user-submitted message enclosed into a block containing text provided by the user and the date and time the post was published.
  • Thread - A topic and the posts that were submitted to that topic.
  • Bump - When a user makes a post on a thread to make it appear on the front page.
  • Pinned - When a thread is pinned at stays at the top of the front page; usually done by administrators or moderators.
  • TL;DR - Too long; didn't read.
  • Crappost - A low effort post.
  • Siggy - A signature, which was a phrase that would appear at the end of every post that the user could change.
  • Cold Mold on a Slate Plate - Old and very late, often used on threads about news that was already known for a long time and even referenced in the Forum Troll hair.
  • (adjective)bag - Was used as an insult in various ways, such as 'newbag' towards new players or forum posters and 'poorbag' towards players who did not have a lot of Robux or limited items (more prevalent on Let's Make a Deal) in Roblox's case.[note 1]
  • OP - Original poster.
  • cord - A way of saying Discord without the chat filter interfering.

Forum Slang Exclusive to Roblox

  • ATR - All Things Roblox
  • RT - Roblox Talk
  • RN&D - Roblox News and Discussion
  • OT - Off Topic
  • C&G - Clans and Guilds
  • LMaD - Let's Make a Deal
  • PG-ing - Password guessing
  • Cuban iPad - A older term used by Exploiters to refer to cheap/free exploits that could probably have consequences from downloading such as Viruses or Trojanware.

Leetspeak

Leetspeak is a way of speaking which was first used by hackers to prevent their websites from being searched by simple keyword searches but is now mostly used ironically/nostalgically. It can involve users capitalizing random letters, intentional misspellings or replacing letters with special characters, such as !, @, #, and $.

  • N00b (Newb or Noob) - This is usually used as an insult for a new player.
  • 1337 (Eleet) - Leet or elite.
  • L0l (LOL; Laugh Out Loud) - It refers to the player(s) laughing.
  • 1 (!) - Leetspeakers occasionally replace ! with 1.
  • Don8 (Donate) - Donate means to give someone something, usually money, or in Roblox's case, Robux. (formerly tix
  • M8 (Mate) - Usually something leetspeakers call some people. Used also by non-leetspeakers as well. This may have been popularized by the Roblox Polandball community, mainly through stereotypes surrounding the United Kingdom.
  • W8 (Wait) - A Player asking you for in-game or web waiting. Used also by non-leetspeakers as well.
  • Pl0x - Please. (Visit mai plaic pl0x!1!)
  • H4x - Hacks.

Other

Faces

  • ._. - Speechless or emotionless, implying no/no other appropriate response.
  • o.O - Confused/Befuddled, most commonly used after an event of which the user has no understanding.
  • .-. - Unsure/Bewildered, implying that the user is unaware of what or why something is occurring.
  • o_o, 0_0 or O_O - Astonishment at something someone has done.
  • ;-; - Fear, implying that the user is afraid of someone or something.
  • ;^; - Sadness.
  • <_</>_> - Looking around, implying that the user is bored and has nothing else to do.
  • -.- - Relieved.
  • (._. ) - Similar to speechless or emotionless.
  • (o_o ) - "What have I done?"
  • -_- - Unsurprised, disappointed or annoyed.
  • B) - Sunglass Grin
  • Owo/owO/owo- surprised, but more "cute."

Capitals

Capitals (or their more common name 'Caps') used in text differs in meaning depending on how it's used, using caps on a single word implies emphasizing or exaggerating that word. Caps used in the entire text however refers to shouting, often used to replace exclamation marks (!). Someone saying "caps" or "oops caps" after using the aforementioned shout writing implies accidentally turning and/or leaving on Caps Lock.

Notes

  1. Usage note: Terms suffixed with -bag may cause offense, as the suffix has its origins in a filter bypass for a similar suffix used online that is based on a homophobic slur.
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