What Does ASLP Mean in a Text?

ASLP means "Age? Sex? Location? Picture?" It is an abbreviation commonly used on chat forums that facilitate 1-to-1 chat between strangers. For example:
  • Toni: ASLP?
  • Jordan: 12 Male Denver
  • Toni: Denver? My brother lives near there. He owns a pet shop.
  • Jordan: I'd love a dog.
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.

ASLP is similar in meaning and use to ASL ("Age? Sex? Location?").

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When I write ASLP, I mean this:

meaning of ASLP

ASLP is often used at the start of a conversation to establish basic facts.

Summary of Key Points

"Age, Sex, Location, Picture" is the most common definition for ASLP on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Age, Sex, Location, Picture
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

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


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