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FTW is an abbreviation used for many different meanings within different groups of people: 1. Online gamers: "for the win". 2. Bikers/Old Jailbirds: "fuck the world" or "forever two wheels". 3. Texters/Online kids: "fuck the what" which is what the fuck backwards. 4. Nazis/White Supremacists: "forever truly white". 5. Animal activists: "free the whales". 6. Stoners/Potheads: "free the weed". 7. Eastcoast/Eastsiders: "fuck the west/west side/ west coast"....an jus randomly: "fuck that whore", "forget the worst" "forget the war"....etc
FTW can pretty much mean almost anything depending on the person!
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The horrible moment when you realise that you have accidentally done something very slightly wrong which has very bad (usually embarassing) implications for you. This is typically the moment of realisation that you just sent a dirty text message to a close member of family, typically your mother, rather than the intended recipient.
Message: "i'm free this afternoon so come over and fuck me senseless, my parents will be out all day"
Recipient: Mum
Message Sent
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"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.
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For the Win
Used in online gaming, such as Everquest or World of Warcraft
Lvl 57 Battle Axe of the Moonslayer FTW!!!
by gmrgrrrl July 25, 2005
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Originated as a biker term used in two contexts:

1. Forever Two Wheels. A validation of biker culture, values, and of course, bikes.

2. Fuck The World. A rejection of non-biker/traditional values/laws of any kind.

According to people who should know, the first was the true origin of the term.
From a Hell's Angel working security at a Grateful Dead concert, when (stupidly) asked about the meaning of his FTW tattoo: "Forever Two Wheels".

Has since been appropriated by and attributed to everything from Hollywood Squares (For the Win) to Greenpeace: (Free The Whales)etc, etc, ad infinitum.
by badcd May 20, 2010
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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.
by Double_Daniel September 18, 2006
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