Here shall be an alphabetically sorted collection of commonly used acronyms (NOT chemical formulas) and slang prevalent on ScienceMadness and in the indiechem community.
Amateur Chemistry—Those who partake in the studying of chemistry as a hobby, usually in their home.
AN— "Ammonium nitrate"
GC—"Gun Cotton." See Nitrocellulose
Indiechem—"Indie Chemistry;" another term for "amateur chemistry," coined by Texium
SADS—"Silver Acetylide Double Salt"
TATP—"Triacetone triperoxide." See: acetone peroxide
UTFSE— "Use the f***ing search engine," generally used when the answer can be found quite easily with a simple search.
Whimsy— a subsection of the Science Madness forum dedicated to subjects unrelated to chemistry or indiechem.