There are many terms in common use whose meaning may not be obvious. They
generally serve to decrease typing during conversation.
PC - Player Character. A player as opposed to a mobile.
Char - Short for character.
Mob - Short for mobile. Any computer generated entity.
Obj - Short for object. Any virtual object on the system.
PK - Short for Player Killer or Player Kill. A player who preys
upon other player characters.
Pker, Pkill - A PK.
AC - Armor Class. A measure of armor protection.
Tick, or Tic - 1 MUD hour. A minute of real-time.
BRB - Be Right Back
IRL - In Real Life
AFK - Away From Keyboard
Stat - Short for statistic. Pertaining to mob and object
Rock - Ishar's prison for the hopelessly obnoxious.
Spamming - Flooding another player or channel with huge amounts of
text. Highly discouraged; often quickly and severely
Newbie - A person who is new to the system.
See Also: MUD Basics