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Last posted Aug 07, 2009 at 02:28AM EDT. Added Aug 05, 2009 at 10:02PM EDT
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When did people start calling it lurking instead of surfing? It kinda makes me feel creepy.

Aug 05, 2009 at 10:02PM EDT

Lurking and surfing aren’t the same thing. Lurking implies that you frequent a messge board, but you keep to yourself without posting anything.

The phrase “lurk moar, newfag” implies that one should keep quiet and read everything going on in order to gain an understanding of everything around them, as opposed to spouting uneducated opinions or asking other noobish questions.

Aug 05, 2009 at 10:31PM EDT

yeah, study your surroundings, you just might learn something about torrenting gore pics

idk, im feeling rather cynical today

Aug 06, 2009 at 02:47AM EDT

Yeah, that’s definitely one thing you can pick up from lurking.

Aug 06, 2009 at 02:53AM EDT

No worries, Cooper Smith. That’s why we’re here.

Aug 06, 2009 at 11:38AM EDT

thank you guys! if i ever get famous, you’re all getting a mention in my autobiography!

Aug 06, 2009 at 09:54PM EDT

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