Abbreviations & Slang- the short list


  • BIN- buy it now- means no bidding, just a straight sales price
  • FAQ- Frequently asked questions- always check here before asking a question
  • FB- feedback
  • FVF- final valuation fee- what the seller is charged when they list and sell item

Quality of item

  • NIB- new in box
  • VINT- vintage
  • NOS- new old stock
  • DOA- dead on arrival
  • VHTF- very hard to find
  • NWT- new with tag
  • NWOT- new without tag

There are many more abbreviations used that are category specific, but this is a great short list to get you started

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