For example: nimbies will oppose an electrical corridor field being turned into a dog park, and they will cite false logic as their argument (e.g. 'that land is a beautification area that children should play in').
Here is another example of controversial NIMBY attitudes, and the massive online debate that it sparked:
Habitat for Humanity will bring crime to our neighborhood
NIMBY and NIMBYISM are just some of the many acronyms and colloquialisms you will find on the Internet. As more and more people participate in online discussions, you can expect to see more of these cultural acronyms in your web browser.
Read about other common Internet abbreviations and chat shorthand here.