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Mousseduck
04-15-2001, 11:01 AM
What is it? Leetness?
And what does it mean?

Absolute
04-15-2001, 11:31 AM
Slang for "eliteness", often used by idiots who think they're hackers but actually are afraid to touch the windows 95 control panels for fear that they'll break something. See somethingawful.efront.com/jeffk for and example of the latter.

Absolute
04-15-2001, 11:33 AM
I screwed up that link - try this http://www.somethingawful.com/jeffk.

Mousseduck
04-15-2001, 11:49 AM
So, basically it is something used by people who want to think they're great, but are really nothing special.
Thanks for replying so quickly.

HoldenCaulfield
04-15-2001, 01:52 PM
What's worse:
Kids at my school are new to what they call the "cool" part of the internet: message boards and online gaming.
So they see the word 1337 (leet) a lot. The funny part is they didn't know what it was. One day, I heard one of them call me one thirty-three seven. I kinda looked at him funny, but then I realized what he was talking about. Boy, I had a good laugh at everyone's expense.
That sure was one of those moments that made me realize how much better I am than all of them.