1. Acronym for Be Back Soon. Used in chatroom
s and the like to indicate to others that you will be AFK
/offline/gone for a period of time that is too long to just say brb
, but not long enough to warrant a bbl
; usually 10-30 minutes.
2. Acronym for Bulletin Board System, the predecessors to forum
s. Pulsar is an example of a BBS - it was founded in Belgium and was the first to use HTML
1. (In an IM convertsation) "Hey my dad's calling me, BBS"
2. "Do you remember Pulsar?" -"That old BBS? Yeah, it was pretty cool."