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When Am I No Longer A Noob?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by concretefuzzynuts, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. concretefuzzynuts

    concretefuzzynuts Brew Crew

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    I've been called a noob, nube and have taken my hazing.

    I've been a member almost a year now and I was recently insulted by a month old GTer. I don't like randomly calling anyone names but so wanted to label this guy a noob.

    When is someone not a noob? Nube?

    I defer to the entrenched GTer's for the correct protocol.
     
  2. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

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    Everyone on here gets insulted.
     

  3. countrygun

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    IIRC it is spelled 'Newb" short for "newborn"


    :tongueout:
     
  4. Tx-SIG229

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    what? you mean i was suppose to be kissing someone's ass on here just because my post count is low?
     
  5. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    Good question, I don't like to call names like that, either. I figured I was a noob until I didn't feel like one around here. I don't know how to judge if someone else is still one.
     
  6. Glock!9

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    Anyone a member after 2001 is a noob :)
     
  7. mrmedina

    mrmedina NRA Member

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    :thumbsup:
     
  8. I recognize your name. That means you are an old fart now.

    Next step is I gotta put a personality with the name. Hasn't happened yet. Examples of that are Bren and fnfalman :)
     
  9. jdavionic

    jdavionic NRA Member

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    You? Never!


    j/k - folks seem to readily confuse "newb" as having some sort of correlation to intelligence, experience, etc. Whether you have <10 posts or >10k posts, I find it irrelevant to whether or not a person's opinion is something that I find credible.

    I wouldn't worry about it. Besides, you're just a newb...who cares what you think :supergrin:
     
  10. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    No, but you could give me a hug. :supergrin:
     
  11. jdavionic

    jdavionic NRA Member

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    That would be Okie's...and you better pucker up and pack a lunch. It will take a while.


    Sorry - Okie...j/k :supergrin:
     
  12. NIB

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    I had a good laugh sometime ago on GT. A member that joined in 2011 had 1000+ post count in only a few months had tried to talk down on someone for his low post count. That guy had something like 50 post counts but had been a member since 1999.
     
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  13. tsmo1066

    tsmo1066 Happy Smiley

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    You have to meet one of the following criteria to lose your "noob" status on GT:

    1) Hit 20,000+ posts
    2) Have over 5 years of posting under your belt
    3) Post drunk at least once in a manner that results in something you said becoming a GT "Micro-meme"
    4) Spill your guts over a personal relationship that has no business being on the internet and ask the GT brain-trust for their advise on the matter (you get extra credit for this if you whine in such a manner as to completely lay waste to any semblence of manhood you once had)
    5) Go on at least three different incoherent rants that are so outlandish as to make even folks like PeaceWarrior scratch their heads
    6) Carry out some form of dark ritual or quest that involves carrying concealed at WalMart or Taco Bell

    There are more ways that I am sure some of the GT old-timers would be willing to share!

    :wavey:
     
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  14. 10mm Sonny

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    If you have to ask... You're still a n00b.
     
  15. Magnus2131

    Magnus2131 Glock Gimp

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    Sir I'm not considered one of the GT experts, I can't answer your question.:whistling:
     
  16. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    No such thing as noobs, everyone is tip of the spear, baptised in fiya.
    You know, internet.
     
  17. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    Oh, damn! I'm still a noob! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
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  18. RicoGordo

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    Shuddup, noob. :tongueout:
     
  19. concretefuzzynuts

    concretefuzzynuts Brew Crew

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  20. The Pirate

    The Pirate HARRRRR!!!

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    I've been a member here for six years, had read the forums for a while before signing up. I check GT out daily, but I don't post much. Generally if I can't post something constructive, I stay quiet. I doubt hardly anybody even recognizes me.
    If post counts matter, I'm a newbie boobie too.

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