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Ugh - FWD is already a super common vehicle abbreviation!

Discussion in 'Model X' started by MileHighMotoring, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. MileHighMotoring

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    I know, I know, what else are people going to type when they don't want to spell out Falcon Wing Doors... But as a car guy it's really discombobulating to keep seeing FWD mean something other than Front Wheel Drive.

    Reminds me of seeing SC on every Tesla forum. It means both Supercharger and Service Center. Very confusing sometimes.

    Post your idea for another Falcon Wing Doors abbreviation :)
     
  2. WarpedOne

    WarpedOne Supreme Premier

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    mrdoubleb Active Member

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    I have already seen F-Wing, but that kind of sounds like something you'd say when the door doesn't work. :tongue:
     
  4. Fanatic

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    BTF-Doors as in Back to The Future doors? Or X-Wing doors?
     
  5. Cobos

    Cobos S60 owner since 2013

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    But if it's X-Wing doors, where are my lasers? How about Falcon doors, so FD?

    Cobos
     
  6. WentOffGrid

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    GWD (Gull Wing Doors) ?

    - - - Updated - - -

    If staying with Falcon, FWGD
    or FLWD?
     
  7. Thud

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    Flappy Doors
     
  8. AdamSM

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    Okay, now every time I open the doors I'm going to want to say "Lock S-foils into attack position." :)
     
  9. gjunky

    gjunky Waiting for the Model ☰

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    FBD

    Falcon wing Back Door
     
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    #10 KenN, Oct 1, 2015
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    Amadeus, Amadeus, Amadeus
    Amadeus, Amadeus, Amadeus
    Amadeus, Amadeus, oh, oh, oh Amadeus
    Come and rock me Amadeus


     
  11. stopcrazypp

    stopcrazypp Well-Known Member

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    Yes, the use of FWD irks me too. I immediately think Front Wheel Drive and it takes me a bit to reinterpret it. Wouldn't FD (Falcon-wing Doors) suffice? Or even better: just use a word rather than acronym, like "falcons" or "wings," similar to how we refer to the front trunk as "frunk". I don't see the need to use an acronym.
     
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    Oh I'm going to have to use this one!
     
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    Seems like the word door is not becoming of such an innovative design. Hatch (think submarine or rocket) comes to mind or perhaps portal
     
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    #14 Fanatic, Oct 1, 2015
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    Billionaire doors ..
    "Warning explicit language"

    Call them $-doors

     
  15. mikevbf

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    Skotty 2014 Model S P85

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    Agreed, "FWD" is already taken by Front Wheel Drive. I don't think the doors need an acronym. I don't have any good ideas, but I definitely don't like FWD.
     
  17. ken830

    ken830 Model S (Res#P12,447)

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    So that's what they meant!! r4_27.gif I could not figure it out on my own.
     
  18. MitchMitch

    MitchMitch Lurker In Chief

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    BFD!
    (as in: Billionaire Falcon-wing Doors)
    @ gjunky got them, just incorrect order. . .
     
  19. techmaven

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    I like FWgD.
     
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    FWs
     

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