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Old 01-13-2002, 01:23 AM   #1
frag73
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Unhappy Please help with basic jargon


is it wrong to say that "133T" means "elite" - or is the proper spelling the "backwards upside-down" L?

Also is the proper exclamation of victory for a game character is "w00t" -- and is there any connection with that word and 133T?

I hope I don't sound stark raving mad -- please advise
 
Old 01-13-2002, 01:47 AM   #2
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I think alot of people spell it differently. The honest truth, here it is; a hacker will never call himself elite, nor will he ever boast about what he does. That's usually left up to the younger kids to fit into a non-conformist group. The word hacker doesn't even mean what it used to. I have NO clue what w00t is, but as for the leet, l33t etc. It's up to you. Start a new standard and go against the grain bro! You'll get more credit out of your work if you put your head into it instead of worrying about the spelling of a word that's been mAnGlED To LOOk cOol...
 
Old 01-13-2002, 12:58 PM   #3
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Is it me, or is this post wierd??

If someone could explain 133T and w00t I would be very happy to listen!
 
Old 01-13-2002, 04:00 PM   #4
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have no idea what w00t is... leet, 133T... whatever, is short for elite... with the e cut off. which taz already pointed out. i alway thought that w00t was just script kiddies asking questions... no real idea.
 
Old 01-13-2002, 04:55 PM   #5
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thanks

w00t - gamer word of victory
 
Old 01-13-2002, 05:14 PM   #6
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i really hate AlL THe MiXeD casE L3tTeRZZZZZZ and nUMbAz. just stupid... But then i like eye dee ten tee tho... anyway..
 
  


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