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It should be noted that the question "asl" is considered extremely lame by anyone who has been using the internet for more than a few months. This is why it is generally associated with young teenagers. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 02:40, 10 April 2005‎

Hmm, the link to RFC 1855 has been replaced by a link to Netiquette. Note that the latter is currently actually inferior to the former, to some degree, at this point in time. Kim Bruning 23:57, 10 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Original research[edit]

I just removed some original research and uncited commentary. If you can cite a published article where the use of "ASL" is criticized then go ahead. I think it's actually somewhat borderline as to whether or not this article should be merged into the main internet slang article. Blackcats 07:27, 29 December 2005 (UTC)


The history goes back a little further than this article suggests. BBS systems with chat, plus services like CompuServe CB Simulator and The SOURCE had chat programs. There, "MORF?" and "A/S/L?" were used frequently. -- Mikeblas 05:48, 7 January 2006 (UTC)

Shouldn't redirect[edit]

The redirect page contains no mention of it, and wouldn't provide as much information anyway. Stopping the redirect, but keeping the link. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Kvn8907 (talkcontribs) 20:38, 25 June 2006

All unverified[edit]

This article is entirely unsourced. This is bad. --Xyzzyplugh 14:31, 18 August 2006 (UTC)

The only references are Acronym Finder and Urban Dictionary and these have been deemed not reliable enough for the List of Internet slang phrases. /Jiiimbooh 19:15, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

General Knowledge[edit]

It would be nice to have a serious article to link to, but isn't this general knowledge and therefore doesnt need citations? 22:22, 20 August 2006 (UTC)

General knowlegde must be cited, too. However, we mustn't be too fierce on general knowledge articles, as it isn't easy to find sources.--Orthologist 15:30, 22 March 2007 (UTC)