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An abbreviation for "frequently asked questions," referring to a list, often on a website, of common questions pertaining to the topic being discussed and answers to those questions. Go to the FAQ—that should tell you where we can park at the venue.

read the fucking FAQ

rude slang An exclamation of frustration and exasperation directed at someone who has asked a question or series of questions that have already been answered in an FAQ (a list of frequently asked questions) about the topic at hand. Would you stop asking such boneheaded questions and just read the fucking FAQ? You're wasting everyone's time. I'm not responding to such idiotic statements. Either read the fucking FAQ, or get the hell off our forum!
See also: FAQ, fucking, read
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n. a list of frequently asked questions. (Particularly in the domain of computer use.) Is there a FAQ for this newsgroup.

Read the fucking FAQ!

exclam. & comp. abb. Simply read the information in the FAQ, Frequently Asked Questions. (Usually objectionable.) Don’t ask the group to explain everything just for you! RTFF!
See also: fucking, read
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This would only apply to the information/data related to the changes required by DoD however, not to the standard commercial item itself or associated data," said FAQ Q2.
As to the FAQ released specifically for investors and workers, Joshua Waldbeser, of counsel with Drinker Biddle & Reath, opines that DOL's intentions "appear to be not just limited to educating investors about the fiduciary rule generally, but also to address some very specific misunderstandings, and to influence public perceptions" about the rule.
Now that the FAQs were safely in Drupal, we worked on incorporating them into our other web spaces.
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1 release of a fourth set of FAQs on the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) addressing grandfathered health plans and lifetime dollar limits.
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However, the FAQs do not address the applicability of any other federal or state laws.
Fannie's and Freddie's updated FAQs makes it clear that mortgage brokers still cannot order appraisals directly, but they can "initiate" appraisals with lenders or the lender's agents and even pay them if certain requirements are met.
Answer: FAQs, or frequently asked questions, those helpful collections of the most important and frequently sought facts on a given topic.
The FAQs cover everything from when someone can expect the payment to whether it will be delivered electronically or on paper to factors affecting direct deposit of payments.
Since the Gateways article on the FAQs in August 2006, the number of FAQs has steadily grown from 120 to around 200 questions and answers.
DoD standardization; points of contact; FAQs; military specifications and standards reform; newsletters; training; non-government standards; links.
After several conversations which included Deputy Commissioner Bruce Unger, the IRS agreed to work with IRPAC to create two sets of FAQs to be published on the IRS website.