[nycbug-talk] technical terms
Mon Sep 6 13:37:53 EDT 2004
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On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 01:08:19PM -0400, Dru wrote:
> Anyone know if there's a technical term for the deterioration of posts
> that occurs on slashdot? You know, things like Anonymous Cowards' multiple
> threads on why "BSD is dead" everytime a BSD article is posted. Or the
> general deterioration into "you don't get laid" over technical posts.
> Also, I'm compiling a list of negative geek terms. So far I have "flame
> war", "troll" and "RTFM". Anyone think of any others?
There is stfu. (Which led a very funny exchange on irc, when someone
asked what it meant, someone answered, and the original questioner
became offended. (For those who don't know, it stands for shut the f**k
STFW, search the f***ing web. 1Us3r (I think, I'm too old to get those
right, means loser and a similar one for lamer, something like 14m3r).
Just to name a few.
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