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Postby Greebo » August 18th, 2006, 10:04 pm

Short for newbie....
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Postby NorkNork » August 18th, 2006, 10:46 pm

Noob is slang for newb, which is short for newbie, i.e. a new member who's still getting used to everything.
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Postby The_Bad_Man » August 18th, 2006, 10:59 pm

Generally a noob/newb/newbie is not a bad thing and just means someone is new. However due to new people generally making a nuisance of themselves, through lack of experience, or just generally not reading forum rules etc the word has a bad reputation and is usually used in a derogetory way.
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Postby cheery_littlebottom » August 19th, 2006, 10:04 am

And we can feel really lucky that nobody in this small elite circle did ever do anything noobish! Especially not those of us whose names start with one of the first letters of the alphabeth! :D
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Postby Applewoodtree » August 19th, 2006, 8:25 pm

Ahh, I get it! A New person!
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Postby The_Bad_Man » August 19th, 2006, 8:31 pm

cheery_littlebottom wrote:And we can feel really lucky that nobody in this small elite circle did ever do anything noobish! Especially not those of us whose names start with one of the first letters of the alphabeth! :D


I possibly might have taken offence to this, but my name begins with one of the final letters.
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Postby Applewoodtree » August 19th, 2006, 8:39 pm

What does the letter order mean?
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Postby The_Bad_Man » August 20th, 2006, 10:20 am

I don't know ask Cherry, I think she was hinting someone whose name begins with A is a newb...
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Postby cheery_littlebottom » August 20th, 2006, 2:59 pm

Was it that cryptic? :?

I was hinting that there are certain people whose names (or rather whose screen-names) begin with one of the first letters of the alphabeth (i.e. me :oops: ) made complete idiots of themselves when they were newbies.

That's it! :D
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Postby The_Bad_Man » August 22nd, 2006, 4:56 pm

cheery_littlebottom wrote:I was hinting that there are certain people whose names (or rather whose screen-names) begin with one of the first letters of the alphabeth (i.e. me :oops: ) made complete idiots of themselves when they were newbies.


Ok for a start, Cheery begins with C and is three letters in. Apple however begins with A been the very first letter. I feel this was more aimed at Apple, whether intentional or not. Poor apple... what you done now buddy to deserve this?
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Postby llamedos » August 22nd, 2006, 9:44 pm

I still think she means B as it's neer the start but not the first
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Postby The_Bad_Man » August 23rd, 2006, 6:02 pm

llamedos wrote:I still think she means B as it's neer the start but not the first


Why, whose screen name begins with B and was noobish?
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Postby llamedos » August 23rd, 2006, 11:10 pm

one minor point noob is usually spelt with a pair of 00 instead of oo's just to highlight there inclination towards l33t and txt
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Postby NorkNork » August 24th, 2006, 6:04 pm

llamedos wrote:one minor point noob is usually spelt with a pair of 00 instead of oo's just to highlight there inclination towards l33t and txt


True.
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Postby The_Bad_Man » August 24th, 2006, 6:42 pm

llamedos wrote:one minor point noob is usually spelt with a pair of 00 instead of oo's just to highlight there inclination towards l33t and txt


only by people who think they are l33t, and say things like "ph34r m3" and "R0zor". Noob is a vaid as n00b, or newb.
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