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#322586 - 02/05/09 05:24 PM More abbreviations
Peter Jones Offline
What is an "OPC"?

As in "... I have condemned the work of the various OPCs here who proposition tourists to come into their resorts and take time share “tours”."

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#322589 - 02/05/09 05:32 PM Re: More abbreviations [Re: Peter Jones]
denverdan Offline
Off Property Consultant

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#322635 - 02/05/09 11:15 PM Re: More abbreviations [Re: denverdan]
2MILESNORTHOFCUT Offline
AKA - PIA to Tourists

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#322639 - 02/06/09 12:22 AM Re: More abbreviations [Re: 2MILESNORTHOFCUT]
Peter Jones Offline
I thought a "consultant" was someone you voluntarily consulted, not someone who tries to force his services upon you.

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#322644 - 02/06/09 12:37 AM Re: More abbreviations [Re: Peter Jones]
2MILESNORTHOFCUT Offline
Ahhhhh !! Now you understand the "PIA" part Peter. You may use "Arse" for the "A" word if you like. smile

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#322646 - 02/06/09 12:42 AM Re: More abbreviations [Re: 2MILESNORTHOFCUT]
Peter Jones Offline
Thanks 2M, I had worked that bit out.

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#322669 - 02/06/09 02:30 AM Re: More abbreviations [Re: Peter Jones]
Amanda Syme Offline
I have heard of OPC as "off property contact" rather than consultant.

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#322675 - 02/06/09 02:54 AM Re: More abbreviations [Re: Amanda Syme]
carbunkletrumpet Offline
I also read the letter today and I am glad to hear that there are some good apples out there when there are some who give all OPC a bad wrap.
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#322705 - 02/06/09 08:53 AM Re: More abbreviations [Re: carbunkletrumpet]
Inplub Offline
My father warned me about words beginning with CON.

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#322711 - 02/06/09 01:53 PM Re: More abbreviations [Re: Inplub]
Peter Jones Offline
I used to work for a company in England called Scicon, part of BP, subsequently sold and now defunct. A company largely run for the benefit of the pension funds of its directors. As we used to say internally the "Sci" part meant "Science". The "con" part meant "con".

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