ASLP

What Does ASLP Mean?

ASLP (Age? Sex? Location? Picture?) is an abbreviation commonly used on chat forums that facilitate 1-to-1 chat between strangers. As a quick way to establish whom you're talking to, ASLP can be an innocent prelude to an appropriate conversation. However, as the answers to ASLP could divulge potentially useful information to a predatory chat-forum user, the parents of young children should be aware of what ASLP means.

Summary of Key Points

"Age, Sex, Location, Picture" is the most common definition for ASLP on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

ASLP
Definition:Age, Sex, Location, Picture
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for ASLP

When I write ASLP, I mean this:

meaning of ASLP
ASLP ("Age? Sex? Location? Picture") and ASL ("Age? Sex? Location?") are often used at the start of a conversation to establish basic facts.

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Example of ASLP in a Sentence

Here is an example of ASLP being used in a sentence:
  • Person A: ASLP?
  • Person B: 12 Male Denver
  • Person A: Denver? My brother lives near there. He owns a pet shop.
  • Person B: I'd love a dog.

An Academic Look at ASLP

ASLP is an unusual initialism abbreviation because each letter represents a question.

Even though ASLP plays the role of four interrogative statements (i.e., four questions), it is commonly seen without a question mark. In other words, it can be written "ASLP?" or "ASLP".

Example of ASLP Used in a Text

 
ASLP
 

See Also

ASL (age, sex, location) NASL (name, age, sex, location) WAY (where are you?)