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  Urban Dictionary: leet
Originating in the early 1980's, leet speak was first used by hackers as a way to prevent their websites/newsgroups from being found by simple keyword searches.
Leet speak grew and became popular in online games such as Doom in the early 1990's as a way of suggesting that you were a hacker (h4x0r), and therefore to be feared.
Leet, or 1337, is a short form of "elite," commonly used by video gamers to suggest that they are skilled.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=leet&f=1   (1038 words)

  Leet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leet has become such a part of common culture that the cipher is used even in mainstream advertising, such as the Sears Kenmore "HE4T" washing machine and dryer.
Leet's use as a way of ciphering English words and phrases as strings of punctuation characters can make it useful as a means of creating memorable passwords that such systems will accept.
Pr0n or pron is Leet slang for pornography.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leet   (6539 words)

 Leet - Simple English Wikipedia
Called "leet speak" or "leet-speek" it is used by English language users, but also by other language users including French, Spanish and German.
The words of leet speak are a mixture of words coming from (computer) gaming and English words spelled wrong like the mistakes of someone not knowing the use of a keyboard.
When someone who writes in leet thinks something a new person writes is funny or stupid, they might use these words that are spelled wrong to pretend to be like the new person.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leet   (886 words)

 Leet - Encyclopedia Dramatica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Leet, the first and more common form of the language, is used by skript kiddies, gamers and lamers.
The word Leet comes from the Basque word "elite", meaning "savior." The first reference to it can be traced back to Sartre's "Everything has been figured out, except when to stop mangling English." where if you divide the sentence by 15, convert it to ASCII, which is then converted to binary, you'll get 666.
Not much thought is given to leet as a spoken language, for reasons relating to its origins as as a sort of evolved form of internet cipher.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Leet   (1225 words)

 What is leet speak? - a definition from Whatis.com - see also: leet, hakspeak, leetspeak, leetspeek
Leet speak, also known as leet, leetspeak, leetspeek, or hakspeak, is a way of writing words by substituting numerals or special characters for some of the English letters.
The term "leet" derives from "elite," which refers to hackers who were among the first to use it, and who elevated it to a sort of cult language.
Leet speak is often used in chat rooms and is also favored by computer-literate children who want to conceal the content of their online conversations from parents or teachers.
whatis.techtarget.com /definition/0,289893,sid9_gci1106042,00.html   (353 words)

 Leet (Linux Reviews)
"Leet" first appeared in the demoscene of the 1980s, applying to people belonging to large warez groups who had access to a (then rare) 28.8k baud modem and would be allowed to use "elite BBSes".
However, many words from leet are now a significant part of modern Internet culture, such as "pwned", the common leet misspellings such as "teh" (73-), and especially the "z" at the end of words, such as "skillz", which is /\/008!5-.
As with most alternate leet spellings or grammar, inclusion in a sentence is done on purpose, in order to lighten the mood, strengthen a point, or convey a sense of irony, depending on the context.
linuxreviews.org /dictionary/Leet   (5612 words)

 The Straight Dope: What the heck is "leetspeek?"
It's possible that bits of leet will migrate into the mainstream; after all, one of the best-known expressions in English, OK, entered the language during a leetlike fad for silly initials that flourished in U.S. newspapers in the late 1830s (OK stood for "oll korrect").
Leet is a game at which more than one generation can play, for better or worse.
In a recent discussion of leet on the SDMB, members amused themselves with remarks such as: 13375Þ33‹ ¡5 π07 \/\/31¢0/\/\3 µ3®3 (Jeff Olsen).
www.straightdope.com /columns/030110.html   (869 words)

 Medieval English urban history - Glossary
The leet was essentially the territorial aspect of frankpledge: numbers of tithings were organized into leets, or wards, which were normally sub-units of the hundred; in some towns, constabularies were similar sub-units.
A leet might have its own court (as in Norwich) although more usually it simply made its presentments in a special (full) session of the town's hundred court.
The only punishment within the power of a leet court was the setting of amercements, the amount of each being assessed by a second jury (affeerors).
www.trytel.com /~tristan/towns/glossary.html   (8487 words)

 Leet (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leet is a written language/culture evolved for communication over the Internet.
Court leet, a type of court common in the Middle Ages
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leet_(disambiguation)   (128 words)

 Leetspeak: A parent's primer to computer slang
Leetspeak, or leet for short, is a specific type of computer slang in which a user replaces regular letters with other keyboard characters to form words phonetically.
Leet words can be expressed in hundreds of ways, using different substitutions and combinations.
However, leet is not a formal or regional dialect; any given word can be interpreted differently by different groups of people.
www.microsoft.com /athome/security/children/leetspeak.mspx   (599 words)

 ElectricBiscuit's Guide to Simple Leet Speak
The leet speak that has been the rage among gamers for years is slowly infiltrating itself into the weblogging, website community.
Simple Leet Speak's main objective is to sound akin to a twelve year old.
It's simple to get the hang of Simple Leet Speak if you hang out on the Shacknews forums for about two years, but newcomers may be baffled.
www.electricbiscuit.com /SLS   (1021 words)

 Okay, explain the Leet speak bullshit to me... - Beastie Boys Message Board
Okay, explain the Leet speak bullshit to me...
I think it may have something to do with most internet geeks having fat saugage like fingers, so when they type, they end up hitting the wrong keys, or hit extra keys by mistake.
They use numbers, because usually it's young kids on their school machines and often they surf on sites where curse words are banned so they had to come up with ways to write those.
www.beastieboys.com /bbs/showthread.php?t=54790&goto=nextnewest   (999 words)

 Leet: See what people are saying right now on Technorati
Leet: See what people are saying right now on Technorati
Seems that Microsoft are keen on helping parents understand “leet speak” in case their children get...
leet per day for the last 30 days.
www.technorati.com /tag/leet   (312 words)

Today, individuals use this term to describe himself or herself as an elite hacker or haxor.
Because this is generally not the case, individuals who consider themselves leet are commonly looked down upon by real computer experts.
Users may also announce themselves as elite by typing 1337, which looks like L - E - E - T. Leet is also a small creature on the computer game Anarchy Online.
www.computerhope.com /jargon/l/leet.htm   (128 words)

 Black Coffee - R U L33t? - A guide to leet speak
In Leet, numbers generally replace similar looking letters; eg O will be replaced by 0 (zero), I will be replaced by 1.
Traditional spelling goes out the window here; dude is often spelt d00d (with two zeros), cool is spelt Kewl or k3wl (the 3 replacing the E).
Symbols also play an important part in leet; for instance, a $ can be used to replace S, and the combination of symbols < represents a K (look carefully lol).
www.blackcoffee.org.uk /l33t.shtml   (329 words)

 RPG Vault: Anarchy Online - Alien Invasion Transmission #4
Anyone who has played Anarchy Online is familiar with the strange little creatures called Leets, as these goofy looking monsters are among the first challenges you'll face in our game.
Despite their hostile nature, many have deemed them "too cute to kill", while others have even organized "save the Leet" marches, among other things, to support the vermin.
In fact, the Leets are about to invade Rubi-Ka in their own strange way...
rpgvault.ign.com /articles/525/525099p1.html   (1018 words)

 Babel:1337/1337 - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Skeptics say that l33t is the last resort of the illiterate.
Leet is also a type of beet without any roots.
Common words you may see in Leet, and their English counterparts:
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Leet   (775 words)

 leet - Wiktionary
And say you would present her at the leet - Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew, Introduction-ii
Leet ale, (Obsolete): a feast or merrymaking in time of leet.
Having superior social rank over others (typically newbies) due to one's leetness; upper class, elite.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/L33t   (166 words)

 Scott Leet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Scott Anthony Leet's persistence has brought him a long way since his...
Discuss this person with other users on IMDb message board for Scott Leet
Find where Scott Leet is credited alongside another name
imdb.com /name/nm0498782   (106 words)

 Auno.org - Item Database - Pronouncement of Greatness (Other)
nerf that guy who said there was no leet (other) nano!
if you want to be a leet doc you can always roll an agent, mimic Advicast greatness, drop it and then FP Doc...
Anonymous users can not post comments.Please log in to continue.
auno.org /ao/db.php?id=82837   (140 words)

 brenz.net Leet Speak Translator (L337 Speak Converter) for Hacker to English Translation
Use this Leet Speak Translator, aptly named the L337 Speak Converter, to express yourself on message boards or within your favorite chat room or multiplayer video game.
Please remember that LEET Speak comes in many different dialects, and L337 to English conversion with this tool will not necessarily work with all flavors of leet.
For best results, use this tool for bi-directional LEET communication.
www.brenz.net /l337Maker.asp   (123 words)

 Enemy Down - News Comments - Leet?
I think the leet model is the sex
I've been playing as ct on cs_italy with gamma full up and struggled to spot leet crew ts under the walkway at t spawn, although they do look quite cool
Also maybe they are fixing all the important things but as its such a big problem maybe it takes time.
www.enemydown.co.uk /newscomments.php?id=804   (529 words)

 Flickr: Photos tagged with leet
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www.flickr.com /photos/tags/leet   (114 words)

 Leet — FactMonster.com
Who has a breast so pure, But some uncleanly apprehensions Keep leets and law-days and in session sit With meditations lawful?
Isaac LEET - LEET, Isaac (1801—1844) LEET, Isaac, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near...
A manor-court for petty offences; the day on which such a court was held.
www.factmonster.com /dictionary/brewers/leet.html   (144 words)

 Leet | YourSewickley.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Plans are well under way for the Third Annual Leet Township Community Day Celebration!
This year’s event will be held at the Leet Township Municipal Complex and Park on August 12, 2006 from 12:00 noon until 8:30 pm.
Residents attending will be treated to a barbeque and corn on the cob roast.
yoursewickley.com /taxonomy/term/36?PHPSESSID=732cb4591117abadfbb2bc...   (766 words)

 Leetdaily.com / News for Geeks
They believe that using Debuffs to represent diseases and characters of varying levels to represent people of different health statuses they can help stop many pandemic diseases.
As of Sept. 15th, all new stories will begin with an average of 50% leet rating.
Display your article's Leet Rating directly on your site.
www.leetdaily.com   (560 words)

 Game Server Hosting | Leet Game Servers
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They really are leet game servers for sure.
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