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 for RTFM
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  RTFM
   /R?T?F?M/, imp.
  
      [Unix] Abbreviation for ?Read The Fucking Manual?.
  
      1. Used by gurus to brush off questions they consider trivial or
      annoying. Compare Don't do that then!.
  
      2. Used when reporting a problem to indicate that you aren't just asking
      out of randomness. ?No, I can't figure out how to interface Unix to my
      toaster, and yes, I have RTFM.? Unlike sense 1, this use is considered
      polite. See also FM, RTFAQ, RTFB, RTFS, STFW, RTM, all of which
      mutated from RTFM, and compare UTSL.
  

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