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"laughing quietly to myself"
because not everyone "laughs out loud" when they see that stuff online... the probably laugh silently to themselves so their neighbors don't think they're crazy.
sn1: it got so heavy that my shorts fell off
sn2: LQTM!
by palindromium July 10, 2008
 
1.
"Laughing quietly to myself." A more accurate representation of the human response to funny things seen on the interweb.

When people type lol, rarely are they laughing aloud for the whole world to hear, but merely smiling and laughing quietly to themselves.
Boner jokes cause me to LQTM.
by David Hamlin July 07, 2006
 
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(lqtm) Laughing Quietly To Myself: A kinder Gentler, more accurate "LOL". First credits for the use of this acronym date back to George W. Braun in 1999.
"I read Melissa B's humorous Facebook post and it had me LQTM"
by SarcasmRus October 25, 2011
 
3.
'Laughing quietly to myself'. An honest alternative to lol. Popularized by US comedian Demetri Martin.
White Boy A says: he was all up in my grill!!
White Boy B says: lqtm
by Kahno June 14, 2007
 
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Laugh quietly to myself. Founded by Demetri Martin.
Demitri Martin, "Lol's are just over rated. I always type 'lqtms'. Its more honest anyway."
by allatropic February 08, 2007
 
5.
Laughing quietly to myself.
Tina: LOL, you're so funny.
Rachel: LQTM, I know, I know.
Tina: WTF is LQTM?
Rachel: Laughing quietly to myself. I tend to be more truthful than others.

Tina: ...
by kittenwalks February 27, 2010
 
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"Laughing quietly to myself"
A variation of LOL, used to seem witty and realistic.
Bob: Did you see that Youtube video I sent you earlier?
Walter: Yeah, lqtm.
by Rabees May 22, 2010
 
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Contrary to the popular phrase LOL, this phrase stands for "Laugh Quietly to Myself".
Yeah it was pretty funny lqtm.
by cubbard33 August 29, 2010