For FNGs, the swirl of inside-baseball lingo and jargon used at your average F3 workout can be a bit confusing. Like, for instance, What’s an FNG and why do people keep calling me that? (FNG stands for Friendly New Guy, or something along those lines… )
The F3 Lexicon is intended to help in that regard, providing a scattershot listing of lingo, sayings, expressions, acronyms, etc., that may come in handy when reading a BackBlast (A writeup of what happened on a workout) or attempting to decipher an email from a QIC (The leader of a given workout).
We also have a similar glossary for Exercises called the Exicon.
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An attempt by Governance to initiate Movement by fiat.
The choice of the easy-false life of a Mascot over the hard-true life of the HIM.
Short for Bottom Line Up Front.
A Q’s demonstration of his Commitment to Living Third. EG: a wedding ceremony.
BOBBY CREMINS (as in, to pull one)
When a man Posts to one Workout, but leaves after Startex to go to a different AO. Also, a non-Workout LIFO initiated by the M or CBD.
Short for Ball Of Man.
The sound a new Workout makes when it is Planted.
BOTTOM LINE UP FRONT
A Q’s manner of speaking and writing that makes it very clear very early what his central point is. Abbr: BLUF.
A singular positive Habit that is Advantageous to the individual or others.
The joining of Bricks into a Routine.
BRICKS WITHOUT STRAW
Calling on a man to lead without providing the training necessary to form positive Habits. Abbr: BWS
The recognition that you are going to need a bigger boat.
A fellow man.
Short for Be The Bacon.
BUGGY WHIP SALESMAN
A Mammon that technology has passed by, but for some reason (other than necessity) still persists.
An Organization whose primary goal is Existential Continuity.
A not-so-obvious Skill possessed by a HIM. EG: Indian Jones’ ability to snap a bullwhip.
Taking offense at mere words or anything other than actual sticks and stones (the only things that truly break bones).
A PAX with an endomorphic body type.
Short for Bricks Without Straw.
Centrally controlled collectivism.
The Workout group in CNC from which F3 emerged.
To cancel an Event.
Graciously telling the hard truth and demanding to hear it from others. (Q3.8).