After a round of Heroes of the Storm, two players typed "rp" in chat instead of the customary "gg". One player was speaking in Spanish at the start of the round, so I assume it's just the local version of "gg" - but what does it stand for?

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A Google search in both English and Spanish turned up nothing useful because of the much more common meanings of "rp" in gaming.

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    Usually it means "Role Play", and in this game, it might be applicable, but I think we'd need the appropriate context for that. Eg, did the heroes win in this particular game? I.e. Diablo, Kerrigan lost in the fight?
    – Ben
    Jul 23, 2018 at 0:36
  • Context: the five of us won the game (Heroes only allows team chat, not all-chat), and it was generally a friendly game (e.g. nobody was flaming in chat or misbehaving).
    – nneonneo
    Jul 23, 2018 at 0:40
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    We won by a fairly sizable margin, though, so it's possible it's a variant on "RIP", although it struck me as odd that two players would use the exact same spelling.
    – nneonneo
    Jul 23, 2018 at 0:41
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    were they in a party? maybe it's simply their "thing"
    – prout
    Jul 24, 2018 at 11:18
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    My first thoughts were "RIP" and "reported"
    – snetch
    Oct 9, 2018 at 14:10

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It means "Ranked Points"

"I carried you" or "Here are your free ranked points" if you're feeling snarky

"Yay we're about to get a ton of ranked points" if you're feeling cocky

It's not a very good or well thought out replacement for "GG", but hey what can you do

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