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Acronym for "Read The Fucking Article"
(talking about an article)
- Where they came from?
- RTFA
by Gerardo February 24, 2004
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Abbreviateion for: "Ready Team Fire Assist"

RTFA is a military term for a 4 man squad formation that offers 360 degree cover.

Ready: Rifleman (Any Rifle Mid to Long range Rifle)

Team: Squad Leader (Often a midrange weapon such as m16, diamaco C7 or SA80)

Fire: Support Expert (Usually With a SAW squad automatic weapon)

Assist: Assistant Gunner (Equipped with an LMG or Heavy Rfle/Grenade launcher Combo)

This formation is used in modern warfare, and tends to be performed in a Box formation (2 covering flank and rear and 2 covering front)it has porved to be vital to the survival of soldiers.
The Squad Is Using RTFA
On A 4-way junction
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by timittytim April 08, 2006
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1. Last resort defense in game combat.
2. The only/last defense against overwhelming or unexpected confrontation.
by LoganSaj June 28, 2004
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Read The "F*****g" Ad

Slang used in recruitment industry for candidates who apply for vacancies for which they don't have any relevant experience
Just gone through a stack of RTFA'ers, what a waste of time
by PompeyR July 21, 2011
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Used as feedback to noobs or joos expecting something for nothing on Ebay.Always remember to "Read The Fuckin Auction "before you bid and assume nothing.Wo to the person who ever gets RTFA in their feedback on Ebay,their only option is to go and lay by their dish.
I think I will cancel this noobs bid since he has RTFA feedback from other sellers.
by goldsniffasaurus July 21, 2010
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