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What is a TLA?

Posted on 2015-02-17
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One of the survey questions on a job I am applying for is:
"What is your favorite TLA and why?"  

First, what is a TLA?  Second, which of the following would you pick and why?
FTP, CMS, URL, SSL, DNS, RFP, CRM
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It's part of the "fun" questions.
It's a Three Letter Acronym, which is supposed to be funny because of the paradox.
The second part of the question is probably a part of creating your psych/knowledge profile (or you could just blab on about every single one of those in the list, showing off you have extensive knowledge about all these tech related acronyms)
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by:Delta7428
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haha, I guess I have already answered the question then.  I could not find anything on the web relative to IT that defined TLA.  So I have already started an "essay" about each listed acronym that I a familiar with and planned to research the rest.  So none of the acronyms in the list are particularly closely related?
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by:Kimputer
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Closely as in tech related, mostly internet related (isn't everything by now)?
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by:Delta7428
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Thanks.  I have deciphered a couple of the TLA's that I am not familiar with.

And I just got "it".. TLA "Three Letter Acronym".  :O

I was going to go with "The Last Answer" and pick CRM!

I think I will have my second cup of coffee now and get my 3 yr old ready for naptime!

Points coming.
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As a joke I started calling Acronyms with more than three letters, ETLA's (Extended Three Letter Acronyms)...  ;)

-saige-
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