ive seen some users on the forum that don't understand some of the terms used when referring to figure collecting, its understandably frustrating when slang terms are used when you don't understand what they mean so i thought id go over it for the guys and girls who maybe don't know what some of the abbreviations stand for so here they are and i hope this helps you:
MOC: Mint on card
MIB: Mint in box
MIP: Mint in package
MOMC: mint on mint card
CASE FRESH: means the packaging and contents are in mint condition, usually fresh from factory shipment.
NRFB/NRFP: Never removed from box/package
NM: Near mint
VG: Very good
HTF: Hard to find
VHTF: Very hard to find
CARDED: Figure is still on original backing card.
BOXED: Figure is still in original box.
LOOSE: Figure is no longer in it's original box or card.
COMPLETE: Figure has all of its original accessories.
PUNCHED: The hole used to hang the card on a peg in stores has been knocked out.
UNPUNCHED: The hole used to hang the card on a peg in stores has not been knocked out.
CNP: Complete with no package (usually the same as "Complete")
AO: All original
PRO: Prototype figure (often extremely rare)
CON EX: Convention exclusive (could only be obtained at a special convention)
FS: Factory sealed
SHORTPACKED: Means that less of one particular figure was released than the other figures in that line.
MAIL AWAY: Figure could only be obtained through a mail in offer from the toy's manufacturer or other promotion.
LE: Limited Edition
SHELF WEAR: fading of the pictures, scratches or bends of the plastic that don't affect the quality of the contents inside, all due to constant exposure of possible public handling and/or hauling of an item unprotected.