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Are L33t SpEaKeRs extinct in UO?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Jirel of Joiry, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. Jirel of Joiry

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    For those of you that don't know what a LeEt SpEaKeR is:

    First note the combination of caps and lower case letters they often type this way. Also they say things like: DoOd U Suxxors (dude you suck), L33t, Roxxors, Pawnz etc. Often found in Felucca usually around Yew gate.

    I haven't seen one in a long, long time. LOL Not even in fel. I was sitting listening to the UO Parodies by Midas(he uses some l33t speak) and got to wondering what happened to the l33t speakers. lol

    I used to have to have my sister interperate for me because I couldn't understand them LOL

    Ahhh the good ole days!! LOL
     
  2. kelmo

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    L33t sPeAk is so last year...
     
  3. Jirel of Joiry

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  4. I wasn't aware there was a term for them, but come to think of it, I haven't seen much around lately either. I think it's safe to assume most of the kids have left UO for other, newer games, leaving us with the more mature user base. That is the only explaination I can think of.

    Then again, I was part of the generation that grew up with/developed the 13e7 sp3ak. Maybe my generation grew up lol.
     
  5. kelmo

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    *smiles* Jirel... You should laugh more. It will do you good.

    Kratos. It has been some time since I have seen the Alt caps name on Siege. There are still a few left... Most have bought name changes though, or left.
     
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    I am SOOOO happy about that. Talk about annoying! I couldn't understand anything anyone said there for awhile.
     
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    "In" now is text speak ... when you see someone and think "holy cow did they even go to school?!" you know you have found last year's 733t
     
  8. Fink

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    If by last year you mean 1992.. :thumbsup:

    Paranoid hackers used it to avoid triggering potential spy programs that supposedly picked up subversive words and relayed them to the FBI or something.

    I haven't heard any 1337 speak for a while but I still see aLtCaPs names around.. urgh.:wall:
     
  9. mjolnir131

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    Ever notice those that use leet usually are not even close??
     
  10. Chrissay_

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    \/\/|-|47'$ 7|-|1$ L337 $P34|< j00Z $P34|< 0Ph?

    (what's this elite speak you speak of?)
     
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    I think folks grew up and seldom use full l33t speak anymore. Only parts of it, like n00b, j00 suxx0rs, [email protected]

    I could never get the hang of it.

    This reminds me of a CSI miami episode, where this CSI called another CSI 7 3 3 t verbally, and he replied with 'thanks'.

    Man, that was so lame...it sounded so wrong when spoken out...
     
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    Damn... Chrissay went old school.
     
  13. Dermott of LS

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    ...

    The quickest way to kill slang (or 'cant' if you wish) is to make it mainstream.
     
  14. It's safe to assume Chrissay w7f PWn7 1337 sp34k
     
  15. Jirel of Joiry

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    Oh Lordy I just had a rather hilarious thought Commander Data and C-3PO meet a L33T SpEaKeR. ROTFLMAO

    L33TDoOd: DoOd ur all greeners

    Commander Data: Facinating! This is a form of communication I am not familar with!!

    C-3PO: I am fluent in over six million forms of communication. This signal
    is not used by the Alliance. It could be an Imperial code.

    LOL okay I admit the Star Wars Movies are my favorites (eps 4-6) and Star Trek Next Gen. one of my all time favorite tv shows.

    I think I just qualified myself for Geek-Girl of year. :LOL:
     
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    Yes...
     
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    LoL!!! That was the best thing I have read all day :thumbup:
     
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    Werent they also referred to as L33t DoOdS?
     
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    I has a pee vee pee er. I is gonna keel ewe.
     
  20. siyeng0

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    In my opinion, this thread is excellent.
     
  21. Mitzlplik_SP

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    Also referred to as touched in the head and annoying as hell to hafta read. If virtual beyotch slaps were available, I certainly would have handed out a few just for using that kind of kindergarten talk. I hated it,still hate it and am glad its not bringing down everyones Int. anymore.

    I`m no genius by any stretch but for some reason that jibberish just made peaple look dumb. I`d rather read someones post that had almost no grasp of the english language and full of spelling errors than revisit the l337 dork...err I mean l337 dood dayz. :D
     
  22. Don't they have adult diapers for that?
     
  23. No, they finally got old enough to for their parents to buy them a cell phone and learned how to text. Now it's "omg u suk" or "u r ded".
     
  24. Ni-

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    ahh haha

    633k $p3aK!

    (Geek Speak)
     
  25. o2bavr6

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    Kratos got it right.

    They all grew up :thumbsup:
     
  26. Restroom Cowboy

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    that depends...
     
  27. Zyron

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    heh.. i never really see any of it.. some people on test still talk like that hehe :D

    but yeah, the only time i ever see anything like that is guild abbreviations..
    personally the only one i never really got tired of was 1337 :> lol

    L33T

    no.

    1337
    yes
     
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    Unfortunately, this is one dialect that'll never actually die, it'll just transform in nature and character.

    -Galen's player
     
  30. "Good lord I hope so."
     
  31. Ni-

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    Wow, 1337 633k $p34k!!!!111!!1

    The best part about that is the spaces and punctuation!

    :thumbup:
     
  32. MrMarcus

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    My VIC-20 computer is blowing up just trying to decipher that hexa coded message, lol
     
  33. Would you believe, I decoded it by hand? Anyone else would use a binary decoder.

    http://home2.paulschou.net/tools/xlate/
     
  34. Shamus Turlough

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  35. The HEX you say! Call me the L337 d00d!

    I can decode almost anything by hand if I really have to... used to peek and poke assembly language machine controllers with 500K lines of code. But why do the tough work by hand?