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What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 07:55 PM Reply

I've read about newbies often using the term "1337" in their posts. What, exactly, is that supposed to mean?

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 07:56 PM Reply

leet.

short for "elite".


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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 07:56 PM Reply

At 5/16/04 07:55 PM, HeavyD2 wrote: I've read about newbies often using the term "1337" in their posts. What, exactly, is that supposed to mean?

It means you're lacking the necessary googling skills to find out, hence aren't 1337.


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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 07:57 PM Reply

At 5/16/04 07:56 PM, ElnoabNuxNux wrote: leet.

short for "elite".

yeah, it's when you talk like this:

y0|_| @®3 g|-|3y (translation, "You Are Ghey") hehe

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 07:58 PM Reply

1337 - elite

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:07 PM Reply

1337=leet 31337=eleet its an iternet launguage made by this group of "31337" hackers but that was bak in the 90's and now only stupid n00bs use it

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:10 PM Reply

|0| |_| $|_|c|< @+ 1337 y0|_| $+|_|p1[) |\|00b

|0| u 5uck 47 1337 y0u 57up1d n00b

lol u suck at 1337 you stupid noob

tee-hee


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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:12 PM Reply

At 5/16/04 08:10 PM, CrazyMuffin wrote: |0| |_| $|_|c|< @+ 1337 y0|_| $+|_|p1[) |\|00b

|0| u 5uck 47 1337 y0u 57up1d n00b

lol u suck at 1337 you stupid noob

tee-hee

hehehe.. you suck at it, you're using a 1337 translator like a lil pussy

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:14 PM Reply

everyone uses it once in a while to act stupid

HEhEHEHEHEe 1337 HAXOR

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:16 PM Reply

At 5/16/04 08:12 PM, Poop4brains wrote:
At 5/16/04 08:10 PM, CrazyMuffin wrote: |0| |_| $|_|c|< @+ 1337 y0|_| $+|_|p1[) |\|00b

|0| u 5uck 47 1337 y0u 57up1d n00b

lol u suck at 1337 you stupid noob

tee-hee
hehehe.. you suck at it, you're using a 1337 translator like a lil pussy

lol IS A not that pussy.

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:20 PM Reply

the origin of 1337:

there once was a counter strike player named "Elite Hacker" who played counter strike, and he was, even though he was a tad retarded, one of the best in the land (even though he cheated... ALOT..)

in revenge, somebody came to his house and ripped off a bunch of pieces from his keyboard.

Elite Hacker didn't have enough money to buy a new keyboard (cause he was a poor college student who played counter strike all day). He decided to just use his keyboard as-is and communicate only using the 5, p, w, n, i, 1, 3, 7, x, r, 0, 4, and several non-letter keys. he changed his name to "1337 |-|4X0R". Not only was he able to play normally, but his name was hard to type, so it'd be hard to kick him.

and thats how 1337 speak and the subculture was born.

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:22 PM Reply

http://www.1337.org.uk/ wow they got a site also lmao. Google is cool


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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:22 PM Reply

At 5/16/04 07:55 PM, HeavyD2 wrote: I've read about newbies often using the term "1337" in their posts. What, exactly, is that supposed to mean?

It an expression from a Galaxy FAR FAR FAR FAR Away, A Time
LONG LONG LONG LONG ago.

Long before any of the previous n00b's discovered the net.
I miss playing that game.

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:26 PM Reply

i've used this so much...

What does &quot;1337&quot; mean?


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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:27 PM Reply

At 5/16/04 08:20 PM, IonBlaster wrote: the origin of 1337...

lol where did you hear this? that's funny...yet it does make sense...

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:29 PM Reply

@IonBlaster:

That was quite possibly one of the worst explanations of the origins of leet speak... ever. Burn in eternal hellfire.

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:32 PM Reply

i'm getting mixed feedback on my story.

this story was passed down from a couple counter strike, quake, tribes, and UT players.

which remimds me, i'm not even sure it originated with cs. all i know is it originated in one of those 4 games.

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:37 PM Reply

0|2161|\| 0|= 1337


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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:38 PM Reply

|0| y0u 4|| 5uck 47 1337 4nd 5u3 50m3 k1nd 0f 1337 7r4n5|470r3

w3||..4nyw4y...

7h3 0r161n 0f 1337:

7h3r3 0nc3 w45 4 c0un73r 57r1k3 p|4y3r n4m3d "3|173 H4ck3r" wh0 p|4y3d c0un73r 57r1k3, 4nd h3 w45, 3v3n 7h0u6h h3 w45 4 74d r374rd3d, 0n3 0f 7h3 b357 1n 7h3 |4nd (3v3n 7h0u6h h3 ch3473d... 4|07..)

1n r3v3n63, 50m3b0dy c4m3 70 h15 h0u53 4nd r1pp3d 0ff 4 bunch 0f p13c35 fr0m h15 k3yb04rd.

3|173 H4ck3r d1dn'7 h4v3 3n0u6h m0n3y 70 buy 4 n3w k3yb04rd (c4u53 h3 w45 4 p00r c0||363 57ud3n7 wh0 p|4y3d c0un73r 57r1k3 4|| d4y). H3 d3c1d3d 70 ju57 u53 h15 k3yb04rd 45-15 4nd c0mmun1c473 0n|y u51n6 7h3 5, p, w, n, 1, 1, 3, 7, x, r, 0, 4, 4nd 53v3r4| n0n-|3773r k3y5. h3 ch4n63d h15 n4m3 70 "1337 |-|4X0R". N07 0n|y w45 h3 4b|3 70 p|4y n0rm4||y, bu7 h15 n4m3 w45 h4rd 70 7yp3, 50 17'd b3 h4rd 70 k1ck h1m.

4nd 7h475 h0w 1337 5p34k 4nd 7h3 5ubcu|7ur3 w45 b0rn.


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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:45 PM Reply

At 5/16/04 08:38 PM, CrazyMuffin wrote: |0| y0u 4|| 5uck 47 1337 4nd 5u3 50m3 k1nd 0f 1337 7r4n5|470r3

w3||..4nyw4y...

7h3 0r161n 0f 1337:

7h3r3 0nc3 w45 4 c0un73r 57r1k3 p|4y3r n4m3d "3|173 H4ck3r" wh0 p|4y3d c0un73r 57r1k3, 4nd h3 w45, 3v3n 7h0u6h h3 w45 4 74d r374rd3d, 0n3 0f 7h3 b357 1n 7h3 |4nd (3v3n 7h0u6h h3 ch3473d... 4|07..)

1n r3v3n63, 50m3b0dy c4m3 70 h15 h0u53 4nd r1pp3d 0ff 4 bunch 0f p13c35 fr0m h15 k3yb04rd.

3|173 H4ck3r d1dn'7 h4v3 3n0u6h m0n3y 70 buy 4 n3w k3yb04rd (c4u53 h3 w45 4 p00r c0||363 57ud3n7 wh0 p|4y3d c0un73r 57r1k3 4|| d4y). H3 d3c1d3d 70 ju57 u53 h15 k3yb04rd 45-15 4nd c0mmun1c473 0n|y u51n6 7h3 5, p, w, n, 1, 1, 3, 7, x, r, 0, 4, 4nd 53v3r4| n0n-|3773r k3y5. h3 ch4n63d h15 n4m3 70 "1337 |-|4X0R". N07 0n|y w45 h3 4b|3 70 p|4y n0rm4||y, bu7 h15 n4m3 w45 h4rd 70 7yp3, 50 17'd b3 h4rd 70 k1ck h1m.

4nd 7h475 h0w 1337 5p34k 4nd 7h3 5ubcu|7ur3 w45 b0rn.

hey pretty cool, didn't know that's how it started.. but it does kinda sound like a made up story, but if it's real it's pretty cool...

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:49 PM Reply

At 5/16/04 08:37 PM, -Applesauce- wrote: 0|2161|\| 0|= 1337

ya, but they're only talking about hackers. they didn't really mention it's place in video gaming. 1337 never went public during the whole hacking thing.

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:50 PM Reply

Here's how 1337 really happened.

There was an extremely talented group of hackers back in 1995 or so when the internet was new. They were able to hack an extremely large network using the 31337 or "elite" port. Since then, the term 1337 has been used in hacking circles as a way to indicate greatness or that someone had done something good. The term 1337 eventually became its own pseudo language on the internet full of people replacing letters with numbers and symbols. Unfortuneatly, 1337 grew out of hand and now almost everyone uses it. It has since lost its popularity after going mainstream.


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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:51 PM Reply

the point is, don't use it, as it is retarded now.


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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:52 PM Reply

1337 means.

I AM A ROBOT AND I WILL KILL ANY N00BS.

Or elite. (leet=elite geddit?)

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 08:55 PM Reply

Wait a sec. I smell bullshit.

The term "leet" comes from the word "elite". Leet can be either be pronounced as "leet" (monosyllabic, rhymes with "eat") or by pronouncing the L separate from the rest of the word as "elle eat" (elite). The most probable explanation of its origin is from bulletin board systems in the 1980s and early 1990s where having "elite" status on a BBS allowed a user access to file areas, games, and special chat rooms, often including archives of pirated software, pornography, and text files of dubious quality documenting topics such as how to construct explosives and manufacture illegal drugs. It may also have developed to defeat text filters created by BBS sysops for message boards to discourage the discussion of forbidden topics (such as cracking).

since when did BBS's have special areas with illegal software, porn, and docements about drugs and/or explosives?

ARE YOU ADMINISTRATORS HIDING SOMETHING FROM US?!?! j/k

those guys on that "origin of 1337" website are a bunch commie pinkos.

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 09:02 PM Reply

At 5/16/04 07:55 PM, HeavyD2 wrote: I've read about newbies often using the term "1337" in their posts. What, exactly, is that supposed to mean?

that was an extremely newbish question , a question i was afraid of asking , so i ended up figuring it out myself ...... everyone else told you what it was .......... people say its spelling with numbers but it also includes things like , teh, secksay, sexxor, haxxor, and things of the sort

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 16th, 2004 @ 09:08 PM Reply

True 1337 is not nearly as cool as it use to and yes all u noobs out there shouldnt use it bcuz one it is hard to read two it is gay and three it proves u are a very uncool person trying to b cool

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 17th, 2004 @ 04:22 PM Reply

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 17th, 2004 @ 04:35 PM Reply

At 5/16/04 07:55 PM, HeavyD2 wrote: I've read about newbies often using the term "1337" in their posts. What, exactly, is that supposed to mean?

It means that I'm cooler than you.

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Response to What does "1337" mean? May. 17th, 2004 @ 04:51 PM Reply

At 5/16/04 08:14 PM, KawaiiAnime wrote: everyone uses it once in a while to act stupid

HEhEHEHEHEe 1337 HAXOR

hahaha i dont never used it im already stupid enough so blah


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