The members of Muppet Central Forum are known for using their own terms and abbreviations to refer to certain things. Here is a guide to understanding terms used throughout the forums.

Forum TermsEdit

Ziffel A term used to describe the act of two members posting at the same time. It is usually meant in reference to a member's post appearing before yours, making your post seem strange or out of context. Can be used as a noun (a ziffel), verb (ziffel someone), or adjective (a ziffel post). A person that ziffels is a ziffeler.
Muffin To go off topic, usually into randomness or crazyness. 


Many abbreviations are used to refer to Muppet productions on Muppet Central and throughout the entire Muppet fanbase

The MuppetsEdit

TMS The Muppet Show
TMM The Muppet Movie
GMC The Great Muppet Caper
TMTM, MTM The Muppets Take Manhattan
MCC The Muppet Christmas Carol
MTI Muppet Treasure Island
MFS Muppets From Space
KSY Kermit's Swamp Years
VMX, IAVMMCM, IAVMMC It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
MWOO, MWoO The Muppets' Wizard of Oz
MT Muppets Tonight
JHH The Jim Henson Hour
MFC Muppet Family Christmas
LTS A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa

Sesame StreetEdit

SS, SST Sesame Street
FTB Follow That Bird
EIG The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

Other ProductionsEdit

FR Fraggle Rock
BITBBH Bear in the Big Blue House


SW Sesame Workshop
CTW Children's Television Workshop (former name of Sesame Workshop)
JHC Jim Henson Company


CCC The Creature Calamity Club
OOC A term used to indicate out of character moments during role play games
NPC Non-Player Character, a term used in video games to describe any character that is not controlled by the player. In the CCC, it is used to describe minor characters played in addition to your main character.
T*K*O The Thread Killers Organization
RHLC The Richard Hunt Lover's Club

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