ALOHA=A LOT OF HAPPY ALCOHOLICS AA = Absolute Abstinence AA = Adventurers Anonymous AA = Altered Attitudes AA = Altruistic Action AA = Attitude Adjustment ABC = Acceptance, Belief, Change ABC = Ashtrays, Broom, Coffee ABC = Ashtrays, Broom, Chairs ACTION = Any Change Toward Improving One’s Nature ALCOHOLICS = A Life Centered On Helping Others Lived In Complete Sobriety ANONYMOUS = Actions Not Our Names Yield Maintenance Of Unity and Service ASK = Ass-Saving Kit BAR = Beware Alcohol, Run BAR = Beware Alcoholic, Ruin BIG BOOK = Believing In God Beats Our Old Knowledge DEAD = Drinking Ends All Dreams DENIAL = Don’t Even Notice I Am Lying DETACH = Don’t Even Think About Changing Him/Her DUES = Desperately Using Everything but Sobriety EGO = Easing God Out EGO = Edging God Out FAILURE = Fearful, Arrogant, Insecure, Lonely, Uncertain, Resentful, Empty FAITH = Fear Ain’t In This House FEAR = Few Ever Arrive Rejoicing FEAR = Failure Expected And Received FEAR = False Evidence Appearing Real FEAR = False Expectations Appearing Real FEAR = Fear Expressed Allows Relief FEAR = Feelings Every Alcoholic Rejects FEAR = Fighting Ego Against Reality FEAR = Forget Everything and Run (polite version) FEAR = Fuck Everything and Run! (Not recommended–it’s what we used to do) FEAR = Face Everything and Recover! (Definitely recommended) FEAR = Forgetting Everything’s All Right (not really!) FEAR = Frantic Effort to Appear Real FEAR = Frantic Efforts to Appear Recovered FEAR = Frustration, Ego, Anxiety and Resentment FEAR = For Everything A Reason FINE = Faithful, Involved, knowledgeable and Experienced FINE = Feeling Insecure, Numb and Empty FINE = Frantic, Insane, Nuts and Egotistical FINE = Freaked out, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional FINE = Frustrated, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional FINE = F–cked, Insecure, Neurotic, and Emotional GAYS = Go Ask Your Sponsor GIFT = God Is Forever There GOD = Good Orderly Direction GOD = Group of Drunks GOYA = Get Off Your Ass GUT = God’s Undeniable Truths GUS = GUY UP STAIRS GUS = GIRL UP STAIRS HALT = Honestly, Actively, Lovingly Tolerant HALT = Hope, Acceptance, Love and Tolerance HALT = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired: Fix these situations before you make any decisions. HALT = Horny, Arrogant, Lazy and Tragic: if you’re any one of these, get to a meeting! HALTS = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired and Stupid HALTS FEAR = Hope, Acceptance, Love and Tolerance Stops Forgetting that Everything’s All Right HELP = His Ever Loving Presence HELP = Her Ever Loving Presence HELP = Hope, Encouragement, Love and Patience HOPE = Happy Our Program Exists HOPE = Hearing Other Peoples’ Experience HOPE = Hang On! Peace Exists… HOW = Honesty, Open-mindedness, Willingness: that’s how we do it HOW = Honest, Open-minded and Willing ISM = I, Self, Me ISM = Incredibly Short Memory ISM = Inside Me ISM = I Sabotage Myself KISS = Keep It Simple, Stupid KISS = Keep It Simple, Sugar KISS = Keep It Simple, Sweetheart KISS = Keeping It Simple, Spiritually MMM = Meetings, Meditation and Masturbation (recommended for the first year) NUTS = Not Using The Steps OUR = Openly Using Recovery PACE = Positive Attitudes Change Everything PAID = Pitiful And Incomprehensible Demoralization PMS = Poor Me Syndrome PMS = Pour More Scotch PROGRAM = People Relying on God Relaying a Message RELATIONSHIP = Real Exciting Love Affair Turns Into Outrageous Nightmare, Sobriety Hangs In Peril RID = Restless, Irritable and Discontented SLIP = Sobriety Loses Its Priority SOB = Sober Old Bag SOB = Sober Old Bastard SOB = Sober Old Biker SOB = Sober Old Bitch SOBER = Son Of A Bitch, Everything’s Real SPONSOR = Sober Person Offering Newcomers Suggestions On Recovery STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem in Sobriety STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem, Sober STOP = Sicker Than Other People TIME = Things I Must Earn WILLING = When I Live Life, I Need God YET = You’re Eligible Too DISCLAIMER A.A. York has no duty to provide you or your organization access to the website, or to update or keep current the website, and disclaims any responsibility for the content or accuracy of the information contained on the website. To the extent permitted by law, A.A. York will not be liable for: (1) any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance on materials or information obtained from or downloaded from the website; or (2) any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special or similar damages even if A.A. York is advised of the possibility of such damages. You expressly agree that in no event shall A.A. York be liable for any loss or damages arising from the use of the website or the information therein.