CQTS=Chuckling Quietly To Self. Most texts do not warrant a response of LOL, being either it wasn't funny or it's not as funny as it seems. CQTS, on the other hand, is a more accurate text, being if a text is funny, the recipeint would merely chuckle, or simply smile.
Ashley- How was work babe?
Chad- Long. I'm so exhausted I could sleep for a century! LOL
"cqts" means "chuckles quietly to self". It is similar to "lol" but not everyone uses "lol" accordingly because people don't necessarily laugh out loud all the time. So the more accurate saying would be "cqts" in a conversation.
"Hey did you see him fall?"
chuckling quietly to self
no one actually laughs out loud when they type "LOL"
...don't lie, you CQTS...
ACRONYM=Close Quarters Texting. ADAPTED FROM MILITARY TERM CQB (CLOSE QUARTERS BATTLE). WHEN, FOR WHATEVER REASON, TWO OR MORE PEOPLE ARE WITHIN CLOSE PROXIMITY TEXTING, USUALLY A PRIVATE CONVERSATION FROM OTHERS OCCUPANTS IN THE SAME VICINITY.
BROOKE AND AISLYNN WERE ENGAGED IN CQT AT THE DINNER TABLE TALKING ABOUT THEIR WEEKEND MISSION WHILE DADDY AND GRANDMA SAT CLUELESS. CQB