word of the day: August 07, 2007
"For The Win."
An enthusiastic emphasis to the end of a comment, message, or post. Sometimes genuine, but often sarcastic.
Originated from the game show Hollywood Squares where the result of the player's response is expected to win the game.
Bob: Your 1up t-shirt rocks
Sally: 1up t-shirts ftw.
In biker gangs it meant Fuck the World,
but in online usage it mainly means For the Win.
When you see FTW, don't ever get a biker confused with a gamer or else you might be like "stfu n00b" and then get your face smashed in.
FTW is an acronym which means "For the win"
"did you see the new ytmnd?"
"new ytmnd ftw =D!!1"
1. Fuck the world.
2. For the win.
3. What the fuck backwards
4. Free the whales
i hate everything, ftw!
For The Win
Commonly used among geeks to express their enthusiasm for something, especially in IRC.
a) Cola is best
b) nope, Pepsi is way better
a) Cola FTW!
(1)English Translation: Fuck the world.
-\Often used to express a feeling of depression/unacceptance/frusteration.
(2)English Translation: For the win.
-\A term which can be originated to a popular game show "HollyWood Squares" when , on the final move contestants would announce their move was "For the win".
-\Used oftenly when giving importance to a specific noun.(ei. "My computer
(3) English Translation: What the fuck?
FTW: Intentional spelling error of the word wtf to emphasise confusion and bewildredness.
(WTF: See wtf
as a statement,"ftw."
also in a sentence, "What? A headshot!FTW!"
as a phrase, "Chuck Norris
as an adjective, "My new graphics card
definitly is ftw."
(3) (see wtf
For the Win
Used in online gaming, such as Everquest or World of Warcraft
Lvl 57 Battle Axe of the Moonslayer FTW!!!