AFU

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AFUAll Fouled Up (polite form)
AFUalt.folklore.urban (newsgroup)
AFUAssistance Au Freinage D'Urgence
AFUAmi Firmware Update Utility
AFUAward Flash Update Utility
AFUAtlanta Fire United (soccer club; Georgia)
AFUAdvanced Flying Unit (various locations)
AFUAssistance Au Freinage d'Urgence (French: mechanical brake assist)
AFUAzad Fikir Universiteti (Azerbaijani: Free Thought University)
AFUArchaeoglobus Fulgidus
AFUAccelerator Functional Unit
AFUAssociation Foncière Urbaine (French: Urban Land Association)
AFUAssociation Française d'Urologie
AFUAge of First Use (substance abuse)
AFUAll Fired Up
AFUAnnual Follow-Up
AFUAir Forces of Ukraine
AFUAssociazione Ferrarese Universitaria (Italian: Ferrara University Association; Ferrara, Italy)
AFUAssociation Fraternité Universelle (French: Universal Brotherhood Association)
AFUAtelier Fabrication Usinage (French: Machine Manufacturing Workshop)
AFUAmerican Families United
AFUAjinomoto Frozen Foods USA
AFUAbingdon Film Unit (UK)
AFUAir Freight Unit (Pakistan)
AFUArchaeological Field Unit
AFUAsset Freezing Unit (UK)
AFUAirline Filter Unit
AFUAssault Fire Unit
AFUApproval for Use
AFUAggregate Function Unit
AFUArchives for UFO (Unidentified Flying Object) Research (Sweden)
AFUAutomatic Fill Up (drill pipe float valves in well drilling)
AFUAmmunition and Fire Unit
AFUActive Force User (Lego Star Wars)
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The existence of snuff movies is debated--and debunked--on most urban legend sites (for example, urbanlegends.com, urbanmyths.com, urbanlegendsabout.com, and totse.com/ en/conspiracy/institutional_analysis/ folklore.html--corresponding to the disappeared pioneer alt.folklore.urban).
One is "Usenet communities and the cultural politics of information," in which Michele Tepper gives a lucid analysis of "trolling" as it is practiced on the newsgroup alt.folklore.urban. Trolling consists of making postings whose purpose is to lure unsuspecting respondents into revealing their ignorance of the subject being discussed.
Before you make a fool of yourself by passing along one of these tall tales, check out the Urban Legends Archive (from the alt.folklore.urban Usenet newsgroup) at http://www.urbanlegends.com.
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