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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
|-|3Y D00D0RZ!! \/\/31Come 7o mY bl4rg!!!111 That was leet-speak, an advanced form of Webanese. In this short article, you too can learn to speak it! We'll start with an example english sentence, and gradually translate it into Webanese. C'mon, D00d0Rz, 137's 5t4rt!!1
LOL - Acronym, stands for "Laughing Out Loud". Indicates light amusement. Please note that it should not be used in cases of heavier amusement, as you will be learning another acronym for this.
newbie - Any new person. Generally used in a derogatory fashion.
Beginner example: "When I saw that funny cat sitting next to you, I LOLed, but when I saw the picture of the office newbie, I laughed so hard that I fell off my chair, injured myself, and had to take a quick trip to the emergency room."
own - To defeat, usually in personal combat. "owned" is a widely accepted usage.