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An initialism popularized by the Vlogbrothers, Hank and John Green.



  1. (Internet slang) Initialism of don't forget to be awesome.
    • 2009 May 2, Azrhel, “New option for uploading: formatting tags”, in youtube-howto, Usenet[1]:
      And feel free to subscribe, cause you already know that makes you aware when the newest video is uploaded. Thanks and DFTBA
    • 2009 May 7, jehazl...@gmail.com, “A young EC on the rise.”, in alt.music.eric-clapton, Usenet[2]:
      Hear[sic]'s a link to his YT channel[.] Enjoy! DFTBA - don't forget to be awesome!
    • 2010 June 11, Ruchira Larola, “Who wants to be a superstar?”, in summer-of-solutions-iowa-city-2010, Usenet[3]:
      I will be out of town this weekend, so I won't be able to make it to the potluck. Sorry! ♥ DFTBA ☮, Ruchira