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On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 12:58 PM, G. van der Vegt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> This however, fails to show a vital difference between the noob/n00b
> and the newb(ie).

Because there isn't one, at least not IME.  "noob" is short for
"newbie".   Calling someone a "n00b" who isn't in fact new is
insulting; calling an actual newbie "noob" could even be affectionate.
But they're still the same word.

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Mark J. Reed <[log in to unmask]>