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HokeySon
02-12-2010, 10:40 AM
see it everywhere and understand from context what folks are saying. But what does it actually stand for??

Zeke003
02-12-2010, 10:43 AM
Assuming the google search didn't fail me. :p
Fear Uncertainty Doubt

i1800collect
02-12-2010, 10:44 AM
read here: http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=78606

"FUD - fear, uncertainty, doubt - bad info"

novabrian
02-12-2010, 10:53 AM
FUD=BS!!!

Chk Chk Boom
02-12-2010, 12:30 PM
FUD does NOT mean BS.
It stands for Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt which is rhetorical tactic of providing information in order to stir up (you guessed it), Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt among the people who have heard it.

COBRA MASTER
02-12-2010, 12:47 PM
hmmm this sounds like many gun runners sales tactic.


FUD does NOT mean BS.
It stands for Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt which is rhetorical tactic of providing information in order to stir up (you guessed it), Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt among the people who have heard it.

HokeySon
02-12-2010, 1:29 PM
I appreciate the information.

norcal77
02-12-2010, 4:07 PM
Assuming the google search didn't fail me. :p
Fear Uncertainty Doubt

I thought it was...F'd up data??....

I like mine better:D

Charlie50
02-12-2010, 4:10 PM
I thought it was...F'd up data??....

I like mine better:D

Your are real close! Its really
F.. Up Disinformation

woodey
02-12-2010, 5:54 PM
I was woundering the same thing ,I thought it ment BS?