"GDO"?

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  1. Nevermore

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    Okay, we've had some stupid abbreviations such as "CHUG", "CHUGURTS" or "PRID".

    But now online retailers keep referring to those Asian exclusive Generations toys as "GDO", and everyone seems to parrot that abbreviation without further thought. What the flying crap is "GDO" supposed to mean? "Generations Dexclusive to Oasia"? "Generations DOmestic-waitasec"? "Generations DO'nt even think about getting them for decent prices"?
     
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    Get Dem O'herenow!

    I'm sorry, but I don't know. Genertations D____ O_____
     
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    Generations Deluxe Overpriced :D 
     
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    I prefer whatever COC or COK was supposed to stand for, regardless of circumstance.
     
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    I heard COC stands for girls :D 
     
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    I always assumed it was: transformers: generations deluxe overseas asst but maybe that's just my centralized American perspective
     
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    How can there be "Deluxe Overseas" Voyager and Legion assortments, then?
     
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    Generations: Deployed Over-there

    Generations: Dyslexic Otters
    Generations: Displaced Ostriches
    Generations: Defying Obesity
     
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    You know this fandom and their attachment to acronyms that make everyone look dumber!
     
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    I thought it meant General Direct Order, a retail term for only being available on a special order from the manufacturer. Were't the other Generations assortments like the Legends also labelled with this?
     
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    Gaw'Danged Opossums.
     
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    Get overpriced dogshit
     
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    This thread :lol 

    I just like the idea that something nonsensical yet official is driving nevermore nuts :lol 
     
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    Indeed.
     
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    hehehe I'm with you there. Nevermore would be the first person I'd ask if I really cared to know what GDO meant.
     
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    Gastronomically Distressed Oligarchy


    This is entirely too much fun.
     

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