6 definitions by Depherios

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Acronym for: "There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch"

Accredited to author Robert A. Heinlein in his novel "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress"
TANSTAAFL is the golden rule.
by Depherios November 15, 2003
Speaking in ways commonly used to converse in text on the internet.

Including but not limited to; the (often unnecessary) abbreviation of words, acronyms special characters (@,~), numbers (l33tsp33k), *actions*, /me command, "ooc" and other RP references, emotes, ASCII, Real or Pseudo Programming Code, and HTML tags

The recent popular use of text messaging on cell phones seems to have made the shortening of words much more common than ever before.

Also: netspeek, netsp33k, n37sp33k, and other variations.
/me runs r0uNd scr33ming ooc "I R 1337~!" ^_^ </st00pid> >_<
by Depherios November 15, 2003

Acronym for "There Ain't No Justice." Used like "damn"

Also: tangit, tanjing, and other variations.

Accredited to Larry Niven.
TANJ! I left the oven on!
by Depherios November 15, 2003
see: emoticons

Abbreviation for emoticons
:) :-) :D :( D: XD ^_^ >_< O.o O_O
by Depherios November 15, 2003
German, often (and properly) used with an umlaut "über"

Word meaning Super.. Used commonly as "very" or "really" But often supersedes it. Often seen in l33tsp33k and netspeak
okay > good > very good > uber good
by Depherios November 15, 2003
Besides it's traditional English meaning:

The "squiddies" of the 'Matrix' -- And one of the two primary forms of antagonists in the films and universe
Sentinels are best avoided
by Depherios July 12, 2004

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