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Date: 02/18/05 01:06 AM

30 Responses to A parent`s primer to computer slang

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    buddy Male 30-39
    10116 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 1:07 am
    Link: A parent`s primer to computer slang - The jig is up kids, now your parents will know what you`re typing about. So, please, go back to using English.


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    cpux Male 18-29
    115 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 4:14 am
    "It`s important to remember that the leetspeek community encourages new forms and awards individual creativity..."

    Meanwhile, everyone above the mental age of 9 groans and shakes their head at people who regularly use this crime against written language.

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    ballpoints Female 13-17
    37 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 7:31 am
    They didn`t mention w00t. Wtf.
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    niccole Female 18-29
    519 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 7:55 am
    ^^yes they did.
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    dani_chick Female 18-29
    290 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 7:59 am
    Oh no! They know our !337 secrets! Ahhhh.......! That was really lame, I don`t know anyone over 10 who speaks in l33t anymore
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    jobbyhead Male 30-39
    46 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 8:22 am
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    angrymonkey Female 13-17
    48 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 10:32 am
    Wow, how enlightening...still, I bet it doesn`t get rid of thoose stupid (stoopid) kids still. I mean, who the hell uses that?
    Next, the l33ter will move on to typing binary or something. Ha! That`d be funny, watching parents read through their kid`s chat logs!
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    Wildcat07070 Female 13-17
    2035 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 11:19 am
    I dont even understand how you could remember all that to use it.
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    Alpha_Omega Male 13-17
    578 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 11:53 am
    oH CRaP, We`Ve BeeN FouND ouT!!!111
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    Dobby13 Female 13-17
    20 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 12:02 pm
    dats lame i dnt tlklike dat nor do me m8s we just shorten wrds we dnt use numbas v oft. o welmdey dont no wt im typin neway tg4t!!! b4n!!!
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    raindrops Female 13-17
    21 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 12:17 pm
    take if from a kid we dont use junk like that we come up with our own unique orginal junk god i dont no ne 1 who uses that junk and that junk would not help ne parents.
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    _andread_ Male 18-29
    491 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 1:17 pm
    W3wT Microsoft does it again! How can there be people who don`t like 1337 $p34k?
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    alexis21 Female 18-29
    170 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 2:18 pm
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    memorex1515 Male 13-17
    90 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 2:27 pm
    y would u use any of that stuff its not like it looks cool or shortens words, its a wast of time
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    chiliman1290 Male 13-17
    26 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 3:52 pm
    ! am teh 1337, §uXx0r my c0xx0r
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    LoathedMouse Female 18-29
    45 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 4:41 pm
    OMGF ROFFELE!!!111ONE111

    Yeah, it was entertaining, but damnit...people really need a new language. Might I suggest the cheese language.

    Instead of the word I, use the word Mozerella.

    Yeah Mozerella pwn all jew 1337 sp34ker5. hardxore.

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    HOBYandy Male 18-29
    3060 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 6:05 pm
    haha. !337 5P34k has to be the dumbest creation. ever.

    still....i think it`s stupid that just because some moron types in it, his parents should assume he`ssome sort of computer hacker.

    i mean---he`s talking in !337!!! that should be reason enough to prove he`s not smart enough to be a hacker.

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    PirateMeghan Female 18-29
    151 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 6:19 pm
    1 5p34x 1337 s0131y t0 aNN0y my p33rz, aND f0r $4rc4$m.

    I loved how they actually used "phear my 1337 skillz" as an example.

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    chrispy2k4 Male 18-29
    51 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 7:56 pm
    that was so stupid
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    Nneri Female 13-17
    992 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 8:10 pm one I know talks like that...ha ha...sheesh though if I encounter that weird speak, I really can`t understand it. It just seems more like a hassle to type than anything else.
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    Kaida Female 13-17
    253 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 9:29 pm
    Just.....sad. 1337 is sad enough as it is, but for some reason, hearing microsoft seriously listing all of the translations and such make it even sadder. This one was my favorite: " "h4x": Read as "hacks," or what a computer hacker does. " Gee, ya think?
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    Zenkat Female 18-29
    26 posts
    February 18, 2005 at 10:14 pm
    I liked the whole "pron: an anagram for porn, possibly indicating the usage of pornography."

    The thing is, most internet users don`t use 1337. This much is true. But I know that my boyfriend--who considers himself a "hardcore" PC gamer--and his friends do speak in 1337 speak. Apparently there are communities that use it frequently. That disturbs me.

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    Mat Male 13-17
    1524 posts
    February 19, 2005 at 10:20 am
    It`s not really anyhting like a secret code. You just squint and it looks like normal English.
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    OrangeXLove Female 13-17
    45 posts
    February 19, 2005 at 10:24 am
    m4d sk1llz I Never Had Talked Like That But I Do Use 3 As E Sometimes
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    trinity2609 Female 18-29
    854 posts
    February 19, 2005 at 5:28 pm
    HAHAHAHA!!! OMG! "Understand how your kids communicate online to help protect them". iS THIS SERIOUS?? lol.......which ned flanders noob fmade this site? hahaha, dam entertaining tho...l337....rofl
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    dwi_dwi Female 18-29
    269 posts
    February 20, 2005 at 12:02 am
    Pssssh. What crap. Half the stuff, parents should already know of, and the other half is info about stuff nobody knew existed.
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    Game_MP Male 13-17
    425 posts
    February 26, 2005 at 4:57 am
    Thats the most stupidist thing ive ever seen
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    Voteforkudos Male 13-17
    150 posts
    February 27, 2005 at 5:41 am
    I H4v3 N3V3R $p34K3D 1337 B3f0r3.
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    muggyloc Female 40-49
    755 posts
    February 28, 2005 at 9:05 am
    1337 hmmmmmm ive cracked the code!!!
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    madbadblonde Female 13-17
    254 posts
    April 21, 2005 at 1:25 pm
    who wud B stupid enuf 2 search 4 1337 $934k just 2 see wat der k1d$ wir typin? p00r p00r K10$

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