What does WTYAF stand for online?

Who threw you a fish?

WTYAF (who threw you a fish) means roughly the same thing as "who invited you?" Netizens use this acronym when a troll or other uninvited party tries to barge in on a conversation, to tell them to get lost.

When a netizen posts WTYAF, they're comparing the person to whom they directed the question with a just-fed seal, who won't stop squawking. This comparison is meant to be a sick diss, which will send the "squawker" looking for a different conversation to interrupt.


WTYAF? How about you save your OT posts for another forum
Just trying to contribute
Well you failed

Trolls (and seals) don't care whether they were invited

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Updated July 10, 2023

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