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TIA
T.I.A., TIA; Truly Inspiring Asshole(s).

When someone is in a flamewar, or real life conflict, and a barrage of hurtling hateful comments / insults causes the person subjected to it all to suddenly garner a "battle high" in which an empowering revelation occurs, causing that person to come through the experience inspired with a thicker skin and mindset of reinforcement to future challenges in life. Thus the assholes who made the comments become Truly Inspirational Assholes.

Historical Birth : The term was coined by a LJ user, JanuarySnowfall, in his second of a total of two posts in the Indiefucks Livejournal Community, before suspending the account voluntarily. The original line containing the term was, "To the indieFUCKS, and their Guidance in getting off my ass and on to better things , here's a thank you list for the truly inspiring assholes that helped me!". The community itself adapted the term as their slogan shortly after the post was made on 20 Feb 2008|12:38am.

The farewell List mentioned in the quote was in essence 10 LJ users who had previously posted comments on JanuarySnowfall's only other post in that community, a highly contentious review of the film Juno which received over 190 comment responses, almost completely all fiercely negative, on 19 Feb 2008|06:41pm. It was through that first post, and the experiences of the hateful comments, that inspired the last post that would be made by JanuarySnowfall listing the first ever Ten Truly Inspiring Assholes. The account was shortly thereafter suspended, the reason explained as, "I'm getting rid of this account and living with urgency from now on and never forgetting the INDIEFUCKS and wasting time online, the world is a spitfire of venom and when you get bit and in the frenzy have a few moments before you pass out and end you see life in all it's glory! The Flamewar has given me a second life!"

The full transcript, and comments from both posts are still available in the Indiefucks community as of 22 Feb 2008 in the Best Of Indiefucks category.

Finally, in perhaps a truly novel effort, JanuarySnow ressurected the account briefly and bypassed a Ban to vicariously post a video entry to Indiefucks on 22 Feb, 2008. This was done by contacting one of the original TIAs who decided to grant the membership access for the cause. The video was a collaged response to a post calling the day of JanuarySnowfall's involvement the "worst day in Indiefucks history" and asking "how did you survive." The video showed the successful impact of the posts in the community, user comments, and finally a conclusion highly favorable for JanuarySnowfall. It was scored with the Raging Bull soundtrack and had a dedication in the end featuring more positive users, with a much more uplifting pop instrumental number. There were mixed reviews generally calling it anywhere from amazing to sad, but clearly the reasons were supported by example and often hilarity ensued. Though it may not be certain, it might be the first video produced in such a style for community board flamewars.

Magua from "Last Of The Mohicans" was one royal TIA!
by tiabeyond February 22, 2008
 
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Tia
A cool smart mouthed girl that always has something smart to say to everything. She's also very talkative and can say things people take offensively but she doesn't always mean to be rude. Either way you can't help but love her.
You: i can't believe i just said that out loud
Tia: neither can i
by bellegrl34(beautiful girl 34) February 26, 2009
 
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TIA
Thanks in Advance
Anyone know what WWJDFAKB stands for? TIA

(also airline code for Tampa International Airport)
by Chris August 28, 2003
 
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Tia
An amazingly sexy girl that would do anything for anyone. Always kind hearted and is extremely loveable and is amazing in bed!!!
1. Did you here about Tia?

2. Yeah. She's really hot!!!
by X-boy May 04, 2009
 
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means This Is Africa made famous in south africa
War and diamonds, T.I.A. son
by c.s. finest February 01, 2007
 
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Tia
Amazingly beautiful girl, gets anything she wants, is just too sweet but can be mean at some times, even though she never really means the bad things she says. great personality, nice figure, stands out in a crowd, a freak, great in bed, not a player but has plenty of men, she just all around a great girl to be with and quite epic at that! she's not weird your just regular!
Boy 1: did you see Tia!?
Boy 2: yeah man, her body is smoking!
by tee eye aye . July 04, 2010
 
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TIA
An acronym for "This is awkward". It can be used to describe a situation or a person. Pronounced like the name tia. Like tia from sister sister.
Amy: Omg today i was talking to Brain accidentally farted really loud.
Sofia: Thats soooo TIA

Katie: I just talked to Justin for the first time after we hooked up and it was like the most TIA thing ever.

Mary: I hooked up with this really ugly guy like a week ago, and ive been ignoring all his texts and calls and then today i bumped into him at the movies, TIA

Alyssa: Why is Ben the most TIA person ever
by cheeeyazabzabzab June 01, 2009
 
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Tia
She's Pretty, Great Personality, Caring, Funny, Silly at times!, Beautiful eyes and a smile that will melt your heart :D AND the best in the bedroom ;)

She's the best i'll ever have! (8)
Tia is probably the most AMAZING person you'll ever meet!
by 09012010 December 08, 2010