SNN (ScrollingNetworkNews) ✿ ✿ Our Mel and Sydney returned to their nesting box with plenty of bonding occurring..but after 2.5 months of Sydney in the box from Dec 2013 to mid Feb 2014, the lack of prey gifts from Mel ( perhaps due to the severe and historic drought underway in California)and they have forgone the nesting process this year as many other raptors ✿ Compared to other owls of similar size, the Barn Owl has a much higher metabolic rate, requiring relatively more food. Pound for pound, Barn Owls consume more rodents – often regarded as pests by humans – than possibly any other creature. ✿ We remind viewers that sometimes owlets may not survive - the parents will dispose of things in "The Owl Way" -viewer discretion is advised, this is nature and the "Owl way". ✿ ~ ✿ “Animals, like us, are living souls. They are not things. They are not objects. Neither are they human. Yet they mourn. They love. They dance. They suffer. They know the peaks and chasms of being.” ― Gary Kowalski, The Souls of Animals ✿ Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius." ~ E.O. Wilson

A Guide to Owlceanside abbreviations and words by Keliez

Are you new to the chat experience and ever wondered "what does that mean?" or Huh? Sometimes its like reading a cryptic language and well... , you just act like you know what chatters or saying and feel embarrassed to ask what it means.
Here is a guide for you to finally know what everyone is saying.
AFK - Away From Keyboard
ATM - At the moment
BRB - Be Right Back
BBL - Be Back Later
BBS - Be Back Soon
FYI - For Your Information
GM - Good Morning
HB - Hurry Back
JMHO - Just my honest opinion
K - Okay
MODS - Moderators
LOL - Laugh Out Loud
M&S - Mel and Sydney
NN - Night Night
NP - No Problem
OB - Owl Box
OBT - Owl Box Time, Ca 
PG - Playground
RNN - RodentiaNetNews (OverNight Report of happenings at the box & treat count)
ROTFL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROUS - Rodent of Unusual Size
SYL - See You Later
TY - Thank You
TTUL - Talk to you later
TYVM - Thank You very much
UFO - Unidentified Flying Owl or Unfamiliar owl 
URP - Unidentified Rodent Parts
WB- Welcome Back
WTG - Way To Go
YW - Your Welcome
ZZZ - Im Tired

CAM 1 - The palm cam
CAM 2 - Inside the Box
CAM 3 - Boom cam =360 degree views
THE CASTLE - Mel and Syds Luxurious owl box.
FLYBY - When a owl fly’s by the camera
FLYABOUT - While brooding eggs a quick exit from the box to go squirtz (potty)
GAGSHAG - Shredded horks that make the lovely carpet (nesting material)
GDAY - Hello Aussie style
HORK - Heaved Out Rodent Karkass (pellets) 
HORKED - Lost internet connection, or just plain broken!
HORKSVILLE - The Place you go when you get horked!
KANGAROBIN - Owner of the Box and a top Bloke!
MOTHRA - Moth that fly's inside the box or around outside on camera 
SCREECH or DEET - I hear and owl or Sound a owl makes
OWL - owl on camera (when used as just one word in a post)
OWLSOME - Awesome
PLAYGROUND - The branching system of perches and platforms
POOFS - Chatter logging off
REAL McKOI KAM - Cam 4 for Koi pond watching.
RINGO - spinning wheel of doom, failure to log on.
RODENTIA - Rodents (treats)
TREAT - An offering of food (rodent)
TYPONESE - Being able to read typos & misspellings 
SCHMUTZ - WET gagshag that gets on the camera lens 
SQUIRTZ - When a owl poops 
WEBZ - Resident Spider that enjoys messing up cam 1 
Do you have any to add to the list?