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    (Original post by Ditting Suck)
    Well, I put it because you were pissing me off. I obviously thought there was a reason. But yes, we'll drop it and be lovers again.









    Ahem.
    ZOMG!:eek: Befriend noobs is bannable!
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    Although I'm loathe to extend this debate, Camford is 100% accurate - you are totally misinterpreting the common usage of the word 'noob'.
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    (Original post by Camford)
    ZOMG!:eek: Befriend noobs is bannable!
    Didn't say I'd be his friend, just his lover.

    PWNED!!!111
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    (Original post by Ditting Suck)
    Although I'm loathe to extend this debate, Camford is 100% accurate - you are totally misinterpreting the common usage of the word 'noob'.
    Would you care to enlighten me please on the definition? (lover...) :p:
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    Well, it originally came form online games, when a 'newb' or 'newbie' (i.e. someone who was new to the game) was someone you wanted to avoid playing with, because they ruined the game by being rubbish at it. That evolved to 'noob' or 'n00b' (so as to emphasise it among the other text).

    However, through extensive use, it evolved from specifically meaning someone that was new, to someone who was naive or inexperienced. This probably came about as gamers started to use it on the Internet in non-gaming contexts, so when someone asked a stupid quesiton, for example, they would be branded a 'n00b!'.

    Then it came to be used as a wider, general insult, when someone had made any kind of gaff. It really isn't related to tenure anymore.

    Hope that helps darling
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    (Original post by Ditting Suck)
    Well, it originally came form online games, when a 'newb' or 'newbie' (i.e. someone who was new to the game) was someone you wanted to avoid playing with, because they ruined the game by being rubbish at it. That evolved to 'noob' or 'n00b' (so as to emphasise it among the other text).

    However, through extensive use, it evolved from specifically meaning someone that was new, to someone who was naive or inexperienced. This probably came about as gamers started to use it on the Internet in non-gaming contexts, so when someone asked a stupid quesiton, for example, they would be branded a 'n00b!'.

    Then it came to be used as a wider, general insult, when someone had made any kind of gaff. It really isn't related to tenure anymore.

    Hope that helps darling
    Thank you for that. I was actually interpreting "n00b" correctly. And I did take it somewhat as an insult.
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    Who cares?
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    Thank you for the negative reputation. That is really pathetic whom ever it was.
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    (Original post by Natural Scientist)
    Thank you for that. I was actually interpreting "n00b" correctly. And I did take it somewhat as an insult.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newbie#Newb_vs._noob

    Wikipedia ftw
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    (Original post by friendlyneutron)
    Who cares?
    It really is silly isn't it.
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    (Original post by friendlyneutron)
    Who cares?
    Noobs do.
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    you've ruined this thread. go away.
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    (Original post by friendlyneutron)
    Who cares?
    Exactement!

    Can we move on from the whole 'n00b' thing please?
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    (Original post by rpotter)
    Exactement!

    Can we move on from the whole 'n00b' thing please?
    though we've had our duels in the past, im totally with you on this one, rpotter!
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    (Original post by rpotter)
    Exactement!

    Can we move on from the whole 'n00b' thing please?
    I haven't pwned that noob enough yet.

    Otherwise sure. Let's talk about something more sensible.

    http://www.livescience.com/humanbiol...rainy_men.html

    now discuss.
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    Camford on /ignore :p:
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    (Original post by Camford)
    I haven't pwned that noob enough yet.

    Otherwise sure. Let's talk about something more sensible.

    http://www.livescience.com/humanbiol...rainy_men.html

    now discuss.
    You are living proof that the main theme of that article is false.
    :p:
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    (Original post by Apagg)
    Camford on /ignore :p:
    :ditto: :p:
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    You people are liek total n00bs.
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    (Original post by Natural Scientist)
    Thank you for that. I was actually interpreting "n00b" correctly. And I did take it somewhat as an insult.
    If you were interpreting it correctly, why were you using it wrongly? :rolleyes:
 
 
 
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