What does IBTL stand for?

In before the lock

An acronym that refers to comments that were made in an online forum thread before the forum moderator or admin closed it; can sometimes be seen in heated discussions when a forum user just wants to say he got a comment in before the thread was closed.


"User1: Whatever, I think he's the worst candidate ever. He doesn't care about anything!
User2: Dude, you need to grow up and start to think for yourself.
User3: IBTL!!!!!
Admin: Thread closed, too much ad hominem."

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Last Updated: October 6, 2014

IBTL definition

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