Meaning of “Otsu(おつ / 乙)”

Basically, It means “Thank you for your hard work.” or “You did a great job.”.
“Otsu(おつ)” is an abbreviation for “Otsukaresama(お疲れ様)” and this is a slang.

Otsu(おつ) have two meanings.

One means “Thank you for your hard work”.
We use “Otsu” when we want to thank someone for his/her great work.
(This is a slang so it’s too frank to use against elderly people)

The other means “Thank you for your ‘stupid’ work”.
In this case, “Otsu” is a sarcasm.

Example Conversation with a friend

[They are playing a online video game]

A: It’s time to go
B: Otsu

A: そろそろ落ちるわー
B: おつー

Example Conversation on the BBS (sarcasm version)

55[ID:000001234]:
 She’s so cute, check it this!
56[ID:000001234]:
 True!
57[ID:xxxhoge]:
 >>55 >>56 Same ID, sock puppet otsu!

55[ID:000001234]:
 この子めっちゃ可愛いから見てみて!
56[ID:000001234]:
 ほんとだ!
57[ID:xxxhoge]:
 >>55 >>56 IDいっしょじゃねーか、自演乙

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