Being called a "NOOB"

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Isaac, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. Isaac
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    Here? Right here? What about, say... over there?
    No gamer likes to be called a noob, newb, n00b, or any other variation of the word, but my question is, whats your reaction? Do you get angry? Do you blow it off? Do you go and cry in your basement for 6 hours? I want to know what GBAtemp's reaction to the word is.
     
  2. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

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    ur a n00b isaac
     
  3. Dork

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    When someone calls me a noob, I fall into a deep spiraling depression, knowing that I am subpar at whatever game that was being played and that I will always be inferior to the offending player.
     
  4. emigre

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    I don't give a shit because I'm an adult.
     
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    Same here.

    I already say that I can't play games so they won't call me noob.
     
  6. gamefan5

    gamefan5 Kid Icarus Uprising connoiseur

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    I don't really mind being called a noob. Cause when the callers get owned by a noob, it hurts more for them. XD
     
  7. AnotherMuggle

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    This! Openly state you are a noob then walk all over 'em :D
     
  8. jacksprat1990

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    Nearly everyone that uses the word "noob" doesn't know the meaning of the word. I generally take it as a compliment as it's used right after you kill someone.
     
  9. _V1qY

    _V1qY GBAtemp Regular

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    Why do people say noob? Saying nob is much more offensive, and takes less effort to write.
     
  10. FAST6191

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    Is there not a distinction between newb (aka the bastard control manual is 400 pages long and I only just got the thing -- some help may be necessary) and noob (most likely uses leetspeak unironically) any more?

    As for the matter at hand I gave up caring what others think of me many years ago.
     
  11. Gabbynaruto

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    I just think: "Yeah, right, like you weren't a noob when you first made your character". And then ignore the remaining 1000+ times he/she keeps on calling me that. Rarely happens to me though, since i don't usually play online (and when I do, I'm mostly a solo).
     
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    Same here.
     
  13. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    I get extremely offended when people use the n word. It's a hateful, horrible word.
     
  14. Bake

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    Am I supposed to react in a certain way?
    These name callings are on a level of elementary school. You just grow out of it.
     
  15. Ethevion

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    It makes me happy to hear that someone is jealous of my noobiness. :D
     
  16. Nah3DS

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    I laugh at them and say: "no, yo no soy pecho.... soy Canalla"
     
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    If it's Call of Duty, mute them, because it hurts my feelings :(
     
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  18. kehkou

    kehkou does what Nintendon't

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    Gotta start somewhere; we were all noobs once...'cept for maybe Gahars there.
     
  19. dgwillia

    dgwillia The Bacon Lover

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    I laugh, then continue to do what I was doing that got me called a noob.

    But seriously, if you win, your a no life basement dweller. If you lose, your a noob who needs to get good. Theres no winning on the internet, just hatred and lulz.
     
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  20. DiscostewSM

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    "Yep, I'm a noob, but at some point in the past, you were a noob too!"